First death in Jhansi chimney mishap, one still missing

The body of a labourer was dug out Wednesday from the debris of the chimney collapse in Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh, confirming the first death in the accident that occurred two days ago.

May 26, 2010, 12:41 PM IST

Chimney at Reliance Energy`s site in Sasan collapses

An under-construction chimney at
Reliance Energy`s Ultra Mega Power Project (UMPP) at Sasan in
Singrauli district of Madhya Pradesh collapsed today but there
were no immediate reports of casualties.

Mar 12, 2010, 00:42 AM IST

SC grants bail to three officials in Balco chimney blast

The Supreme Court today granted
bail to three officials of the BALCO, Chattisgarh, charged with culpable homicide not
amounting to murder for the death of over 40 workers in the
company`s chimney plant in November last year.

Feb 20, 2010, 00:37 AM IST

Two engineers held for Balco chimney collapse

Two engineers of a private construction firm were arrested Saturday for their alleged role in last year`s chimney collapse at the Bharat Aluminum Company Limited power plant in which 40 people were killed, police said here.

Feb 14, 2010, 10:06 AM IST

Balco VP arrested for power plant tragedy

Balco vice president Viral Mehta and two others have been nabbed in connection with the September 23 tragedy in which at least 41 workers were killed when an under-construction chimney caved in.

Nov 17, 2009, 13:08 PM IST

Balco chimney toll rises to 45, Chinese employees flee

Dozens of Chinese nationals working at Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd in Chhattisgarh`s Korba town are reported to have fled fearing attacks by locals after an under-construction chimney at the plant collapsed on Wednesday.

Sep 27, 2009, 00:17 AM IST

Balco accident: 34 bodies retrieved, more still trapped

Rescuers had retrieved the bodies of 34 workers till Friday noon from the Balco plant in Chhattisgarh and were struggling to remove the debris of a 100-metre chimney that crashed two days ago.

Sep 25, 2009, 13:27 PM IST