Surat fire tragedy

No NOC, no problem: Tuition teachers in Gujarat city take classes in crematorium

The tuition teachers say that the building in which classes were initially conducted has not received a NOC from local administration and because they don't want students to suffer with their studies, they are left with no option but to have classes in various parts of Palanpur.

Jun 05, 2019, 08:52 AM IST

Surat fire: Administration begins demolition drive, tears down all illegal constructions

The fire ripped through the coaching centre located in Takshashila Arcade in Surat`s Sarthana area on Friday, killing as many as 20 people, mostly students, and injuring many others.

May 27, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Surat tragedy: Congress demands strict enforcement of fire safety norms

The Congress leader demanded that the state government conduct a thorough probe into the Surat fire tragedy, and said they will raise the issue of fire safety during the monsoon session of the state Assembly.

May 27, 2019, 15:24 PM IST

CM announces compensation of 4 lakh to kin of Surat fire tragedy victims

At least 20 people, including students and teachers, were killed when a major fire broke out on Friday afternoon in a building in Surat city of Gujarat. The classes of a coaching institute were being held in the top floor of the Takshashila Arcade building when the fire broke out and in panic, as many as 20 students jumped from the building. Some of them are said to be in critical condition. Most of the students are said to be between the ages of 14-17. More than 50 students were inside the building when the mishap took place and 20 students have been safely evacuated from the building. Watch this video to know more.

May 25, 2019, 14:26 PM IST

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Dy CM express grief over Surat fire tragedy

Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot also tweeted to condole deaths of those killed in the tragedy. 

May 24, 2019, 22:42 PM IST