`Records of poll code violation cases gutted in Mantralaya fire mishap`

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.

Mantralaya fire: Only 10 % files reconstructed so far

Only 10% of the files which were destroyed in the fire that gutted top floors of the Mantralaya on June 21, 2012, have been reconstructed so far.

‘Records of State funerals gutted in Mantralaya fire`

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.

HC notice to Maha govt, BMC on PIL for fire safety

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.

Book Maha CM for Mantralaya fire, demands legislator

BJP legislator Devendra Phadanvis demanded here that Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan be booked under Section 304 A of the IPC and the Maharashtra Fire Prevention and Life Safety Measures Act 2006.

Maha CM rules out sabotage in Mantralaya inferno

Ruling out any sabotage angle in the June 21 Mantralaya inferno, Maharashtra CM lashed out at the Opposition for fuelling such speculations.

Mantralaya fire: Opposition to corner Maha govt

Opposition parties in Maharashtra said they would corner the Congress-led government on various issues, including the last month`s Mantralaya fire, during the Monsoon session.

Mantralaya fire: Forensic report shows no sabotage

With the forensic report arrival, a major portion of the police probe is complete, police said, adding that now it will focus on ascertaining if human negligence had caused the fire.

Mantralaya fire: 16 CCTV footages damaged

City Police, probing the last week`s fire mishap at Mantralaya said as many as sixteen CCTV footages were partially damaged.

Upgrade disaster management team: RTI activist

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.

BMC fire brigade to conduct probe into Mantralaya

The fire brigade of the BMC would conduct a separate inquiry into the devastating fire at Mantralaya, civic commissioner Sitaram Kunte said.

Mantralaya fire: Statements of 50 witnesses record

City police, investigating Mantralaya fire claimed to have made a substantial progress in the probe and recorded statements of 50 witnesses so far.

Mantralaya fire: Restoration work in full swing

The debris removal operation has been completed upto the fifth floor of the Mantralaya.

Mantralaya fire: BJP targets Ajit Pawar

Targetting Maha Dy CM Ajit Pawar over the devastating fire at Mantralaya, the BJP said the incident exposed state government`s "inefficiency".

Fire audit of all govt buildings in Maha: Chavan

Days after a massive fire gutted top floors of the Maharashtra secretariat building, CM Prithviraj Chavan Monday said there will be a fire audit of all government buildings.

BJP sees conspiracy in fires in Mumbai, Delhi

BJP described the fire that gutted four floors of Maha secretariat, and the one that broke out in North Block in Delhi as results of "conspiracy".

Maha CM meets families of 2 Mantralaya fire victims

Prithviraj Chavan met the grieving family members of two state government employees, who were killed in the devastating fire at Mantralaya.

Mantralaya fire: ‘Maha govt must accept responsibility’

Senior Shiv Sena leader Ramdas Kadam held "callous" attitude of Maharashtra govt responsible for the massive blaze at Mantralaya in Mumbai.

Maharashtra to back up vital data outside state

A top official said that the Maharashtra govt would henceforth store "mirror images" of all vital documents and files outside the state.

Maha CM meets families of Mantralaya fire victims

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.