Delhi inferno

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

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

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

Delhi factory fire: BJP forms panel to probe AAP government's ‘negligence’

Holding Delhi government responsible for the deaths, Delhi BJP Manoj Tiwari said that the panel set up for an independent inquiry would expose ‘negligence’ of the government authorities.    

published on : 10th December 2019

We may meet the same fate, say factory workers

Abdul and Naazir are migrant labourers who are living in the city for many years now. 

published on : 10th December 2019

Delhi inferno: Saviour of four leaves behind family in darkness

The family has nowhere to look to for support. Their dilapidated mud house, some 35 km in the interiors of Samastipur in Haripur village, is a scene of utter hopelessness.

published on : 10th December 2019

Centre, AAP playing blame game over Delhi's Anaj Mandi mishap: Kerala MP Kodikunnil Sunil

Congress MP from Kerala Kodikunnil Sunil on Monday moved an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha demanding a discussion on the Anaj Mandi fire mishap.

published on : 10th December 2019

Delhi fire: Curious eyes and rumours grip Anaj Mandi

A day after the horrific blaze at an illegal factory unit that claimed 43 lives, shops and factory units in the area remained shut with heavy police presence around.

published on : 10th December 2019

‘Shajid tried to wake his brothers but they thought he was joking’: Delhi blaze victims' kin recount horror

Rukhsana Khatun had made a routine call to her cousin, Mohamad Ghiyas, 19, on Saturday but he didn’t respond.

published on : 10th December 2019

Delhi Inferno: Victims screamed for help, locals left shaken

Mohammad Kafeel, who threw a water pipe to one of the window grill, narrated the horrific sight of men, extending their hands outside the building and asking for help.

published on : 9th December 2019