Anaj Mandi

North Delhi Municipal Corporation delays report on deadly Anaj Mandi fire

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, which had formed a one-man committee to probe the matter, had said that the report would be out by Friday.

published on : 14th December 2019

Anaj Mandi fire: Child labour in units under Delhi Police scrutiny

The Delhi Police has identified all the 15 men, who were running factory units at the building that caught fire in Anaj Mandi on Sunday.

published on : 13th December 2019

Delhi's Anaj Mandi fire: Another building owner arrested

On the day of the incident, police had arrested Mohammad Rehan and Mohammad Furkan  – building’s owner and his manager — in connection with the case which is being investigated by the Crime Branch.

published on : 12th December 2019

North MCD raids illegal factories, four units sealed

Under the supervision of Veditha Reddy, deputy commissioner, City and Sadar Paharganj zone, the north civic body sealed four units.

published on : 12th December 2019

Delhi fire tragedy: Building owner's brother-in-law arrested

Police had said that during their interrogation, it was learnt that a portion of the building was owned by Rehan's brother-in-law Suhail.

published on : 12th December 2019

Anaj mandi’s illegal factory owners identified

The four-storey building which was engulfed in flames on Sunday housed more than 15 different manufacturing units; owner had rented out 18 portions of the structure

published on : 11th December 2019

Unclaimed bodies of three workers to be sent to Bihar

At LNJP hospital, 34 out of 43 dead bodies were taken for post mortem while the rest 9 bodies were taken to Lady Hardinge Hospital.

published on : 11th December 2019

Hardeep Singh Puri, AAP government exchange blows over redevelopment plans

The revitalisation plan aims at encouraging socio-cultural and architectural heritage, stimulating local economy and improving basic amenities like access to water and sanitation.

published on : 11th December 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for CBI, judicial inquiry in Anaj Mandi fire

It had alleged that not only was the building illegally constructed, the factory was manufacturing plastic packing material without any license, registration or fire safety systems.

published on : 11th December 2019

Anaj Mandi fire: Owners cleared out units after midnight, say locals

According to police, Rehan had illegally constructed two floors in 2008 and had rented out each floor and individual rooms to about 15 people.

published on : 11th December 2019

NHRC says Anaj Mandi fire was catastrophe waiting to happen, asks for detailed report 

About 100-150 people were sleeping when the fire broke out and most of the victims choked to death.

published on : 10th December 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for judicial inquiry, CBI probe into Anaj Mandi fire

The court said that it was too early for it to interfere as the authorities were dealing with it and also deliberating on preventing such incidents in future.

published on : 10th December 2019

Day after, another fire breaks out at Anaj Mandi building

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation on Monday formed an inquiry committee to find the alleged dereliction of duty by municipal officials.

published on : 10th December 2019

Centre using fire tragedy for political benefit: Delhi government

Soon after the fire tragedy, in a series of tweets, Puri had accused the labour, urban development and Delhi Fire Service departments, which come under the Delhi government, of being negligent.

published on : 10th December 2019

Delhi inferno: State Congress chief demands Delhi power minister’s resignation

The Congress said that murder charge should be invoked against Jain and private power companies (DISCOMs) as they were responsible for the terrible fire on Sunday.

published on : 10th December 2019
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