Malad News

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

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

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

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

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

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 

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

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.

Malad wall collapse: Body of 22-year-old missing girl found near Versova beach

When the wall collapsed and water flooded their hut, Sunil Sakpal was swept away along with wife Sunita (35) and Sonali, the eldest in amongst three children. Sakpal was rescued by locals and wife Sunita was found a few meters down the slope. Both suffered minor injuries.

Malad wall collapse: 22-year-old still missing, injured father leaves hospital to look for her

On Sunday, Sunil Sakpal took discharge from Kandivali Shatabdi hospital to look for his daughter. “I don’t know what the fire brigade or the search teams did in the last five days. My daughter was swept away from me when our hut was flooded,” he said.

Malad wall collapse: Affected families may be relocated in Mahul

According to officials of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), there is no accommodation available in Malad and currently only Mahul has vacant houses.