Dahej

Boiler blast in Dahej: NGT slaps Rs25 crore penalty on chemical factory

The company in Dahej where a boiler blast resulted in the death of eight workers on June 3 has been slapped a penalty of Rs25 crore by the National Green Tribunal on Monday. Fifty people were injured and over 4,500 others had to be moved to safety following the incident. A bench headed by NGT...

40 injured in chemical factory blast in Gujarat’s Dahej

At least 40 workers of a chemical factory were injured on Wednesday in a huge fire caused by a blast in the boiler at Dahej in Bharuch district of Gujarat, district collector MD Modia said. “Around 35-40 workers sustained burn injuries after the boiler of an agro-chemical company exploded in the afternoon. All the injured...

Agitated migrants hurl stones at police in Bharuch

A group of 150 migrants hurled stones at the police in Dahej industrial area on Friday morning. The migrants were unhappy with the administration for not making arrangements for their travel to their native places. The police had to use two teargas shells to disperse the mob that had gathered to demand a return passage...

Migrants create blockade demanding to be send home

Yet another protest from labourers stranded in Gujarat were reported on Thursday. This time the place of confrontation was Dahej in Bharuch district. Several migrants working in and around Dahej came on the roads and created a blockade demanding that they be sent home. Over 4 lakh migrants have so far returned home from Gujarat,...