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Mumbai building collapse: Father struggles with paperwork to send sons’ bodies to UP village

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.

Maharashtra students elections: Pro-VCs of 11 universities meet, to submit programme plan before July 31

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.

Pachora ready for Aaditya Thackeray’s maiden rally in Jalgaon

“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.

BJP will make Maharashtra Congress-mukt, says party state chief Chandrakant Patil

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.”

Congress renews bid for all-party Opposition alliance for Maharashtra assembly polls

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.

Thousands pay tribute to Dalit Panther’s co-founder Raja Dhale

His mortal remains were taken to Kannamwar Nagar, also in Vikhroli, where Dhale had spent many years as a youth. The procession also passed through Ramabai Ambedkar Nagar in Ghatkopar.

Amid protests, 3.5 hectares acquired for high-speed Ahmedabad-Mumbai rail corridor

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.

Mumbai coastal road project: 500 crore spent so far; BMC stops work, gears up for legal battle

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.

Mumbai building collapse: Sniffer dogs join search and rescue, identify air pockets in debris for NDRF team

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.

Mumbai building collapse: Illegal structures mushrooming in MHADA cessed buildings, BJP MLA blames underworld

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.

Mumbai: BMC records show collapsed portion of building part of property, cess paid to MHADA

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.

Mumbai building collapse: As dust settles, cloud of fear hovers over neighbours, ask where do we go?

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.