A building collapse happens when a primary structural element fails, resulting in the whole structural failure. There are several reasons why buildings collapse, such as design inadequacy, natural calamities, faulty construction, and extraordinary loads.
21 Sep 2020
Maharashtra: Building collapses in Bhiwandi; eight dead, rescue operations underway
A three-story building collapsed in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi, early this morning, taking the lives of at least eight people. As per the latest reports, a child was among those who have been rescued.
25 Jan 2020
Delhi: Under construction building collapses, students feared trapped
In a tragic incident, an under-construction building collapsed in Delhi's Bhajanpura on Saturday.
02 Jan 2020
Peeragarhi: Burning building collapses; 1 killed, 14 injured
One firefighter died and 14 people suffered injuries after a battery factory in Delhi's Peeragarhi caught fire on Thursday.
24 Aug 2019
Maharashtra: Building collapses in Bhiwandi; 2 dead, several feared trapped
At least two people were killed and five injured when a four-story building collapsed in the Bhiwandi city of Maharashtra near Mumbai in the wee hours of Saturday.
16 Jul 2019
Mumbai: 100-year-old building collapses in Dongri; 12 dead, 40 trapped
In a distressing incident, a four-story building collapsed in Mumbai's Dongri area on Tuesday. The structure, called Kesarbai building, is situated on Tandel Street.
14 Jul 2019
Himachal Pradesh building collapsed: 35 people, including Army soldiers, trapped
In a tragic incident, a three-storey building in Himachal Pradesh's Solan collapsed due to heavy rains on Sunday afternoon.
30 Jun 2019
Pune wall collapse: Residents warned builders about wall's dangerous condition
The residents of a Pune residential complex, where a wall collapsed on Saturday, reportedly warned the builders of the wall's dangerous condition months ago. The wall collapsed and fell on construction laborers' huts alongside, crushing 15 to death and injuring three in Pune's Kondhwa.
19 Mar 2019
Karnataka: Under-construction building collapses in Dharwad; 2 killed, 6 injured
In a tragic incident in Karnataka, two people have been killed and six others were injured as a five-storeyed under-construction building collapsed in Kumareshwara Nagar area of the state's Dharwad district.
24 Jan 2019
Gurugram building collapse: Six bodies recovered, rescue operations underway
In a recent development, six bodies have been recovered from Gurugram's Ullwas area where an under-construction building collapsed in the early hours of Thursday.
26 Nov 2018
Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 hits Western Iran, over 500 hurt
An earthquake of 6.3 magnitude struck western Iran near its border with Iraq yesterday night, injuring over 500 people and sending fearful residents running into the streets, said authorities.
09 Oct 2018
Maharashtra: Cracks in 35-year-old building in Thane, 300 people evacuated
A four-storied building in Thane, Maharashtra, has developed cracks following which nearly 300 people residing in it were evacuated, a civic official said today.
01 Oct 2018
Delhi: Roof collapse in under-construction building, 1 killed
A man died of injuries sustained in a roof collapse in northwest Delhi's Swaroop Nagar today, police said.
26 Sep 2018
Building collapses in North West Delhi; four children, woman killed
A four-story "weak" building collapsed in North West Delhi today killing four children and a woman.
27 Aug 2018
Ahmedabad: Four-storey building collapses, 5 feared trapped, 6 injured
Around 5-6 people are feared to be trapped after two blocks of a four-storey building collapsed in Ahmedabad's Odhav area on Sunday, reports ANI. 6 were injured.
11 Aug 2018
Gujarat: One killed, four injured as building collapses in Vadodara
A man was killed and four members of his family, including a six-month-old baby, were injured after a two-story building collapsed in Chokhandi locality in Vadodara in Gujarat in the wee hours today, police said.
25 Jul 2018
One killed, eight injured in building collapse in Thane
One woman was killed and eight others were injured when a portion of a seven-year-old building collapsed on an adjoining chawl in Thane's Bhiwandi town yesterday, Regional Disaster Management Cell Chief Santosh Kadam said.
23 Jul 2018
Eight rescued from Ghaziabad building collapse, one dead
Eight people have been rescued alive but injured after an under-construction building at Akash Nagar in Ghaziabad collapsed yesterday.
20 Jul 2018
Rescue ops enter day 3 at Greater Noida twin-building collapse
The rescue operations at the Greater Noida twin-building collapse entered the third day today with the rescuers continuing to remove the debris.
18 Jul 2018
Greater Noida: Three dead after buildings collapse, many feared trapped
On Tuesday night, an under construction six-storey building fell on another four-storey one in Greater Noida's Shahberi village, killing three.
09 Jun 2018
Mumbai: Part of building collapses after fire; fire-brigade personnel injured
Two fire brigade personnel were injured when a portion of an old building in Mumbai collapsed after a fire broke out in it early today.
24 Nov 2017
Three-storeyed building collapses in Bhiwandi, many feared trapped
At least one person was killed and five injured when a three-storeyed building collapsed in Mumbai's Bhiwandi this morning.
05 Sep 2017
Most number of India's building collapse incidents happen in Mumbai
Over the past few years, incidents of old buildings collapsing have frequently been recorded in India.
03 Sep 2017
Mumbai: Family bought room for Rs. 74L, wiped-out in collapse
Syed Jafar Husain's family, who died in Husaini Building collapse in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar, bought a room for Rs. 74L in it from Sakina Arsiwala only in 2013.
02 Sep 2017
Thane: 33-year-old building dangerously tilts; residents evacuated
The Thane Municipal Corporation evacuated a 33-year-old, four-storied building "Noorani Mahal" that dangerously tilted in Mumbra.
01 Sep 2017
Delhi: Building collapses in Sadar Bazaar; two injured
After heavy rains battered Delhi, a four-storied building in Paan Mandi in old city's Sadar Bazaar near New Delhi Railway Station has collapsed today evening.
01 Sep 2017
Bhendi Bazaar Collapse: How 21-year-old's call fetched rescue teams
When the old building in Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar collapsed, it was 21-year-old Ahmed Ali's call to the police control-room that fetched help.
01 Sep 2017
Bhendi Bazaar building collapse: 34 dead, 46 rescued so far
At least 34 people have died as the 117-year-old Hussaini building at Mumbai's Bhendi Bazaar collapsed on 31 August, said the police.
26 Jul 2017
Sunil Shitap: The man responsible for Ghatkopar building collapse?
On Monday evening, a four-storeyed building came crumbling apart in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area.
25 Jul 2017
Mumbai building collapse: 6 dead, 13 people rescued in Ghatkopar
Fourteen fire engines, one rescue van, and an ambulance rushed to Damodar Park after a four-storey building in Mumbai's Ghatkopar area collapsed. Sources said a nursing home was operational on building's ground floor.