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Jayalalitha forms SIT to probe Chennai building tragedy; wall collapse in Tiruvallur kills 11

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:03

At least 11 were killed and several others feared trapped when a compound wall in Tiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu collapsed on Sunday morning.

Chennai building collapse: Karunanidhi dubs probe panel an eyewash, demands CBI inquiry

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 23:46

Terming as an "eyewash" the setting up of an inquiry commission by Tamil Nadu government to probe the 11-storeyed under construction building collapse which claimed 61 lives here, DMK President M Karunanidhi on Friday demanded a CBI investigatiom into the incident.

Need law to fix accountability in building collapse: Naidu

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 14:29

Against the backdrop building collapse incidents, Urban Development minister M Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday favoured incorporating in law provisions which hold the concerned officials responsible when such incidents happen due to their negligence.

Building collapse: TN govt sets up inquiry panel, toll rises to 60

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 12:08

The Tamil Nadu government today set up an inquiry commission to probe the collapse of a 11-storey under-construction residential building here in which the death toll has shot up to 60.

NHRC holds MCD responsible for building collapse

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:23

NHRC held the then MCD responsible for a building collapse in Karol Bagh area in 2012 in which four people lost their lives.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 42

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 09:21

Five days after an under-construction building collapsed in Chennai, the death toll has now risen to 42, reports said on Wednesday.

Chennai building collapse: Death toll rises to 32, three more rescued

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 11:51

The toll in the multi-storeyed building collapse here rose to 32 while three lucky survivors were rescued on Tuesday nearly 70 hours after they were trapped under the debris.

Naidu meets victims of Chennai building collapse

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 15:01

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today met the victims of the building collapse incident in Chennai and promised to provide necessary medical care and relief on a "war-footing" for them.

Building collapse: Jayalalithaa enhances relief to victims from TN

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:27

Tamil Nadu government on Monday enhanced the relief announced to the victims belonging to the state killed in a building collapse near suburban Porur.

Chennai building collapse: 2 rescued, death toll rises to 20

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:38

Nine more bodies were recovered today, taking the toll in the collapse of the under construction multi-storeyed building here to 20 while two persons were pulled out alive as the massive non-stop rescue efforts stretched into the third day.

NDMC orders extensive survey of old buildings

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 22:31

A day after a building collapsed in Inderlok leaving 10 people dead, the Commissioner of the NDMC ordered an extensive survey of all old buildings in its areas to identify those which are dangerous.

Vaiko seeks probe into Chennai building collapse

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 20:31

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(MDMK) chief, Vaiko on Sunday described the building collapse in the city as a terrible tragedy and sought for a probe.