Mountains of shame

The Ghazipur and Bhalswa fires posed a big challenge to the Delhi Fire Service. The firemen found it slippery to climb the mountains and reach the fire spots.

Delhi: Bhalswa landfill site continues to smoulder

So far, the Delhi Commission of Women (DCW) has summoned the North Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on May 4 to explain the steps taken by it to prevent poisonous fumes from entering the houses of residents living nearby the landfill area at Bhalswa.

Delhi govt forms panel to probe Bhalswa landfill fire incident

Ahead of MCD polls, AAP once again blamed the BJP-ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi for mismanagement and its inability to clean the national capital -- one of the civic body's main tasks, over an incident of fire that broke out at North Delhi's Bhalswa landfill this Sunday.

AAP, BJP spar over fire incident at Delhi’s Bhalswa landfill

In the month of October, the landfill caught fire which took four days to be brought under control, emanating highly toxic smog in its close proximity. AAP has blamed BJP-ruled MCD for playing with the lives of those residing in the vicinity.