Refused to serve chicken, two drunk men set hotel on fire in Maharashtra

The accused Shankar Tayde (29) and Sagar Patel (19) visited the hotel in Beltarodi area in Nagpur and asked for chicken around 1 AM.

published on : 11th January 2021

Hotel Swarna Palace fire: Forensic committee probe rules out short-circuit angle

During the course of investigation, two teams of Forensic Department officials examined the hotel premises twice and observed that there was no sign of electric short circuit at the scene.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Migrant worker killed, three injured after cooking steamer explodes in Bengaluru hotel

About 60 customers who were present at the hotel ran out and escaped unhurt.

published on : 29th October 2020

Will cooperate with probe through video conference: Ramesh Babu

Meanwhile, even as the probe was underway, the AP High Court issued interim stay orders on further probe by the police.

published on : 23rd September 2020

Hotel fire: Andhra government may go for appeal on HC order 

We are collecting details related to the case and the arrest of two absconders will give more clarity.

published on : 1st September 2020

Andhra Pradesh HC stays probe into Vijayawada blaze, asks why Collector wasn’t booked

Public prosecutor Srinivas Reddy told the court the Ramesh Hospitals management did not take any precautions at the CCC, leading to 10 people dying and several being injured.

published on : 26th August 2020

Andhra Pradesh Dy CM hands out Rs 50 lakh ex-gratia to kin of Vijayawada hotel fire victims

Speaking on the occasion, he said, 'Stern action will be taken against those responsible for the death of 10 patients in the fire. Some of the accused have already been arrested.'

published on : 26th August 2020

Vijayawada hotel fire: Rs 50 lakh is our only survival source, says victim’s wife

It is a big loss for Savitri. But a bigger problem of helping her children grow in their lives after losing the sole breadwinner of the family awaits her.

published on : 26th August 2020

Vijayawada hotel fire: 22-year-old survivor's kin appeals to govt for better medical treatment

His father S Chenchi Reddy from Akividu village near Giddalur in Prakasam district, accompanied by his relatives, went to the hotel on Monday to meet the management and the officials.

published on : 11th August 2020

Vijayawada mishap: DMHO permitted hospital to run facilitiy, no NOC secured from fire services dept

The district administration said it was keen on improving infrastructure to treat the rising number of Covid-19 cases, and pointed out that neither the Centre nor the state government on fire safety.

published on : 11th August 2020

Vijayawada hotel fire: Police arrest three including COO, hold them responsible for safety lapse

The three arrested are chief operating officer Dr Kodali Rajagopala Rao, general manager Kurapathi Sudarshan and Covid Care Centre coordinating manager Pallabothu Venkatesh.

published on : 11th August 2020

Vijayawada hotel fire: Family from Prakasam lost two in mishap

Covid-19 had already caused panic in the family as four of its members contracted the virus. The younger son could not see his mother and brother for the last time as he is home quarantined.

published on : 11th August 2020

Andhra Pradesh government chief whip flays TDP’s ‘studied silence’ on Vijayawada hotel fire

Gadikota Srikanth Reddy criticised TDP supremo N Chandrababu Naidu for drawing up controversy over the fire accident in a bid to blame the state government.

published on : 11th August 2020

'Friend jumped from first floor, don't know where he is': Vijayawada hotel fire survivor recounts horror

G Ratan, a housekeeping employee of the hotel and a survivor himself, recounted the harrowing experience of the fire and said he does not know the whereabouts of his friend who jumped.

published on : 10th August 2020

None of 20 paid COVID-19 quarantine centres in Vijayawada hotels have NOCs

In Vijayawada, 20 paid quarantine facilities are housed in hotels and none of them has obtained the NOC from the department.

published on : 10th August 2020
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