Alema and her sons were trapped under a staircase of the Mumbai building for 18 hours before they were extricated around 5 am on Wednesday. While the woman suffered multiple injuries, her sons succumbed to asphyxiation and trauma wounds.
This year, student elections will be held in the state after a gap of 25 years. To this effect, a meeting of pro-vice chancellors from 11 universities took place at Mumbai University’s Fort campus on Wednesday.
“This is Aaditya’s first rally in Jalgaon. A large number of youngsters and farmers will be present tomorrow to listen to his vision,” said Kishor Patil, local Shiv Sena legislator, adding that they are hoping that it won’t rain on Thursday.
Shortly after taking charge, Patil, speaking to the media, said, “Congress-mukt Maharashtra is our main agenda. We will make all efforts including getting into the organisation meritorious Congress leaders.”
On Tuesday, during alliance talks held between the Congress and NCP, leaders from both sides had accepted that reaching out to regional and smaller political outfits who are opposed to the BJP and the Shiv Sena was essential to avoid a split of anti-ruling establishment vote.
On Wednesday, amid protest and heavy police presence, district authorities along with officials from the NHSRCL (National High Speed Rail Corridor limited) reached Jamshed village in Dahanu taluka to measure the land.
The civic body has stopped all activity after the High Court struck down environment clearances granted to the project. Following this, the BMC has decided to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the HC order.
When it reaches the site of a building collapse, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) first sends out its sniffer dogs to scoop out and identify air pockets before using their excavation and life-detection tools.
Chavan was commenting on illegal constructions a day after a portion of Kesarbai Mansion in Dongri collapsed, killing 13 and leaving nine injured. The incident has forced MHADA to re-audit “dangerous” buildings in the city.
On Wednesday, at the Standing Committee meeting, corporators from all parties demanded action against civic officials in connection to the Dongri collapse, alleging that the structure was illegal and officials had failed take action.
Soon after the incident, power supply to Malika Manzil was disconnected on Tuesday and the authorities asked the residents to vacate the flats. Most of the residents have vacated their houses and taken refuge with their relatives.