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Bombay HC orders judicial inquiry into Malad building collapse: ‘Every stakeholder is failing in duty’

June 12, 2021 5:15 am

It also sought to know from civic authorities the entire mechanism by which illegal constructions come up in cities.

Malad building collapse: Survey begins to identify and evacuate ‘illegal structures’; demolition to follow, say officials

June 11, 2021 11:12 pm

The encroachment removal wing of the suburban collector’s office will soon issue demolition notices to those residing in these structures, officials said.

Security guard arrested for calling police with fake information

April 16, 2020 9:33 pm

The caller claimed that two men “dressed in pathani suits” had licked two Rs. 500 notes and thrown them on the road in a bid to spread COVID-19.

Mumbai: Girl dies after being thrown out of window, grandmother held

October 02, 2019 11:03 am

Police said the incident occurred between 5.30 am and 5.45 am on Saturday when the baby, Jiya Ansari, was home with her parents, grandparents, aunt and a cousin.

Malad wall collapse: Mahul rehabilitation splits families, survivors look for new schools, jobs

August 26, 2019 2:05 am

The Mahul site remains contentious with the Bombay High Court observing that the area is unfit for human habitation due to its close proximity with two oil refineries and 15 chemical factories. There is no buffer zone between the industrial and residential area.

Mumbai: Rs 5-lakh relief for kin of Malad wall collapse victims

August 03, 2019 9:48 am

On July 2, a boundary wall of BMC’s water reservoir in Malad had collapsed, killing 31 people and injuring over 70. As per BMC records, the kin of 30 dead and 68 injured were eligible for the compensation as on July 16.

Kurar wall collapse: BMC school refuses shelter to some victims, they protest

July 23, 2019 3:21 am

On July 2, a portion of the BMC’s Malad Hill reservoir’s wall collapsed in Kurar village’s Pimpri Pada and Ambedkar Nagar, leading to a death toll of 31 so far and 132 others injured.

Malad wall collapse: 50-year-old woman dies, toll climbs to 31

July 21, 2019 1:19 am

Basanti was swept away by the reservoir water after portions of the Malad reservoir wall collapsed in Kurar village’s Pimpripada and Ambedkar Nagar areas on July 2.

Mumbai wall collapse: ‘HC told state govt in 1997 to relocate Kurar slum dwellers from forest land’, cites report 

July 11, 2019 10:56 am

The report will be submitted to the BMC, advising the latter to find immediate alternative shelter apart from Mahul, and provide medical support in the slum to ensure infections like leptospirosis do not escalate.

Malad wall collapse: Relocate families in Kandivali, not Mahul, suggests NGO

July 09, 2019 4:25 am

On Monday, as the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) initiated the process of allocating alternative housing in Mahul, slum-dwellers in Ambedkar Nagar and Pimpri Pada continued to oppose the decision demanding housing close to their washed away homes.