Mundka

Delhi: Ex-gratia of Rs 10 lakh approved for Mundka, Jamia blaze victims

Following this immediate relief, Rs 1 lakh was given to the next of kin of the 27 victims by the government. The rest of the amount was pending as the DNA profiling report was awaited from the police.

published on : 17th August 2022

Delhi Mundka fire: Forensic experts find more DNA profiles apart from 27 victims 

“A total of 27 bodies were identified and handed over to the claimants.

published on : 1st August 2022

Mundka fire: Forensic experts find more DNA profiles than 27 identified victims

Experts at Rohini's FSL stumbled upon this while they were identifying the charred bodies with the help of DNA profile generation and matching them with the samples of the respective claimants.

published on : 31st July 2022

Mundka fire: Final rituals held for last identified victim

Deputy Commissioner of Police (outer) Sameer Sharma confirmed to this newspaper that Devi’s funeral rites were conducted in the cremation ground at Sultanpuri in  northwest Delhi.

published on : 30th June 2022

Mundka fire: DNA test reveals body mistakenly given to another family

“Sweety’s body was mistakenly identified as Ranju’s because both the women were of the same age and had identical jewellery and clothes on them,” said DCP (Outer). 

published on : 24th June 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: DNA reports of 10 more victims out

The reports were out almost a month after the incident. On Tuesday, the FSL released 10 DNA matching reports

published on : 9th June 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: DNA reports trickle in

Reports still pending for 17 unidentified bodies, 4 likely to reach by Wednesday

published on : 8th June 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: Forensic Science Laboratory hands over victims' DNA reports to Delhi Police

Forensic teams have matched several samples with the DNA of the family members of the missing persons.

published on : 7th June 2022

Mundka fire victims’ kin protest DNA report delay

The family members said it had been over two weeks since the incident took place but the remains of several victims have not been handed over to their families. 

published on : 2nd June 2022

Mundka fire: Kin of those who died stage protest, ask authorities to hand over remains of loved ones

The family members said it been over two weeks since the incident took place but the remains of several victims have not been handed over to their families.

published on : 1st June 2022

Worker dead, 2 injured in Mundka house collapse

A 24-year-old labourer was killed and two others injured on Friday evening when a portion of an under-construction house in west Delhi’s Mundka area caved in, officials said.

published on : 28th May 2022

Mundka fire: Two weeks on, families still wait for remains of their loved ones

It has been nearly two weeks since the Mundka fire tragedy but the families of many victims are still awaiting a closure as the remains of their loved ones are yet to be handed over to them.

published on : 27th May 2022

25 shops gutted after blaze in Delhi's Jhandewalan cycle market  

While, Delhi has been reeling under severe heat wave, there has also been a spurt in the number of fire incidents.

published on : 21st May 2022

Delhi: Blaze at two factories in Mustafabad and Bawana

Ashutosh Pandey said that his father, Inderjeet, told them several times about the bad working conditions in the factory.

published on : 20th May 2022

Spark from switch board led to Mundka blaze 

Police investigation finds that cardboard, other material dumped on congested first floor caught fire from change-over switchboard

published on : 19th May 2022

‘Unintentional murder’: AAP guns for BJP leaders

It demanded that a probe be conducted to ascertain who took the bribes.

published on : 19th May 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: Retired HC judge probe needed, says Congress 

The Delhi Congress has demanded a probe by a retired high court judge into the Mundka fire tragedy that claimed 27 lives on May 13.

published on : 19th May 2022

Mundka fire: Delhi Police seeks documents related to building; AAP demands FIR against Delhi BJP chief

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Outer) Sameer Sharma said about 15 documents related to the building and the Goel brothers' company have been obtained from the three.

published on : 19th May 2022

'It was my duty as a human being': Crane operator recalls rescuing 50 people during Mundka fire

The 45-year-old, who was passing the building that day with his brother, decided not to wait for the fire tenders to arrive and took matters in is own hand, saving over 50 people trapped in the blaze.

published on : 18th May 2022

Mundka fire tragedy: Delhi Congress demands probe by retired HC judge

The Delhi government's decision to conduct a probe into the incident by a district magistrate was intended to cover up its lapses as the question arises that how such an illegal building.

published on : 18th May 2022
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