All records pertaining to cases of poll code violation registered against candidates in the last three Lok Sabha elections and action taken against them by the state election commission got destroyed in a 2012 fire mishap at Mantralaya, an RTI query has revealed.
All the records related to state funerals accorded to dignitaries in Maharashtra prior to 2012 have been gutted in the fire in the Secretariat building on June 21 last year, an RTI response has revealed.
The Bombay High Court on Monday issued notices to its Registrar (Judicial), Maharashtra government and Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on a PIL regarding fire safety measures in courts across the state.
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) should upgrade its Disaster Management team by appointing qualified and experienced staff, in the aftermath of the Mantralaya blaze which claimed five lives, an RTI activist has said.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Sunday met the grieving family members of two state government employees, who were killed in the devastating fire at Mantralaya on Thursday, to offer his condolences.