Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 16:51
At least nine people died and up to five suffered burns on Friday after a fire broke out at a cracker factory in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.
Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 08:17
A major explosion was reported from an illegal cracker making factory in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh on Friday.
Last Updated: Thursday, May 23, 2013, 11:23
A pregnant woman was killed and three others were injured in an explosion in a cracker factory in Siktaur area of the district, police said Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 22:00
Three persons were charred to death and 13 seriously injured in a blaze that swept through a private fireworks factory after an accidental explosion at nearby Singampatti on Thursday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 01, 2013, 12:41
With one more person succumbing to injuries at the government hospital here Wednesday, the toll in the explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit has gone up to seven, police said.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 14:20
Three persons were killed and five suffered burns in an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit here on Sunday, police said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 13, 2012, 10:30
At least eight people were killed and over a dozen injured in a massive explosion in a cracker factory in Uttar Pradesh, reports said on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 15:02
Two women were killed and nine others of the same family injured in a blast in an illegal cracker unit in Mohanlalganj area.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 09, 2012, 20:57
The owner of a Sivakasi cracker manufacturing unit where a fire on September 5 claimed 39 lives was arrested on Sunday on culpable homicide not amounting to murder and other charges from Samayanallur in this district.
Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 23:27
National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on the Sivakasi fire accident that claimed 39 lives.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 09:00
Twelve persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the gruesome tragedy at a fireworks manufacturing unit near Sivakasi.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 21:54
During the last 12 years, a total of 237 lives have been lost due to accidents in 88 fireworks units located in Sivakasi.
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