South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Sunday September 9, 2012
After being on the run for four days, the owner of Om Sakthi Crackers factory was finally arrested in Madurai today. On Wednesday, a major fire had broken out in the factory located in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, claiming 38 lives and injuring 60 others.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday September 8, 2012
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government and sought a report on the explosion in the Sivakasi fireworks factory that killed 38 people.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday September 7, 2012
The Virudhunagar Congress MP has demanded a probe by a sitting High Court judge into the massive fire in a cracker manufacturing unit here that claimed 38 lives. In a statement, B. Manicka Tagore wanted the State Government to form a committee of Secretaries of different departments to formulate a rural infrastructure plan for the three assembly c...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 6, 2012
Twelve people were arrested on Thursday in connection with the tragedy at a fireworks manufacturing unit in Sivakasi that has claimed 38 lives so far. The Tamil Nadu government has ordered a magisterial probe into the mishap while state officials have indulged in a blame-game.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday September 5, 2012
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday expressed grief over the death of 33 people in the blaze that raged through a fire-cracker factory in Mudalipetti, near Sivakasi, in Tamil Nadu.
Cities | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday August 10, 2010
In a mishap, four people were reportedly killed and several injured in an accident at a firecracker godown in Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu.Eight officials including four policemen are battling for life with serious burn injuries.The fire broke out during a raid at an illegal cracker unit near Sivakasi.