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City in Gujarat, India

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Morbi: City in Gujarat, India
Morbi or Morvi is a city in the Morbi district in the state of Gujarat, India. It is situated on the Kathiawar peninsula. In 2011, the city's population was determined to be 194,947. The city is on the Machhu River, 35 km (22 mi) from the sea and 60 km (37 mi) from Rajkot.

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Morbi case: Religious, social bodies come out in support of Oreva MD


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Morbi tragedy: Oreva chief in police custody till February

The Morbi chief judicial magistrate’s court Wednesday remanded Oreva Group’s CMD Jaysukh Patel in police custody till February 8, accepting the prosecution’s request for time to collect evidence..
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Morbi bridge collapse: Oreva chief surrenders day before hearing on pre-arrest bail plea

Oreva Group’s promoter and CMD Jaysukh Patel surrendered on Tuesday in the Morbi chief judicial magistrate's court and was promptly taken into police custody, capping three months of suspense over..
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Morbi bridge collapse: Oreva accepts high court directive on compensation calculation

Oreva Group company Ajanta Monday accepted the Gujarat high court’s directive to calculate compensation payable to the families of the 135 victims in the Morbi suspension footbridge collapse like..
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Morbi bridge collapse: Chargesheet names Oreva promoter, 9 others

The sessions court here is scheduled to hear the anticipatory bail application of maintenance contractor and operator Oreva Group's promoter Jaysukh Patel on February 1 over the Morbi suspension..
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Morbi bridge collapse case: Gujarat Police files charge-sheet, identifies Oreva's Jaysukh Patel as 10th accused

Jaysukh Patel of the Oreva Group, which formerly operated the bridge, has been identified as the tenth accused in the charge-sheet.
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Morbi bridge collapse: Oreva group admits 'some wrongs', offers compensation


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October 30 bridge collapse: Morbi civic body refuses to reply to Gujarat show-cause


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Arrest warrant out for Oreva promoter over Morbi tragedy

After two months of stoic silence on his role in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse, Gujarat police have finally issued an arrest warrant against Jaysukh Patel, the promoter of Ajanta-Oreva Group,..
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Morbi civic body show-caused for bridge deaths, may be axed


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Morbi bridge tragedy: 8 accused withdraw bail pleas from HC

The managers of Ajanta Manufacturing Co Ltd of Oreva Group Dinesh Dave and Deepak Parekh; ticket clerks and security guards Madev Solanki, Mansukh Topiya, Alpesh Gohil, Dilip Gohil and Mukesh Chauhan;..
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Gujarat Assembly Elections 2022 LIVE updates: Morbi hero Kantilal Amrutiya takes early lead

As per early counting trends, the BJP has crossed the halfway mark in Gujarat and is ahead in 123 seats.
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Fact Check: PM Modi's trip to Morbi for few hours cost Rs 30 crore? Here's the truth

PM Modi visited the Gujarat city on October 30 after the recent Morbi bridge collapse tragedy which claimed over 130 lives.
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Morbi ex gratia of Rs 4 lakh too little, make it Rs 10 lakh: HC tells government

The Gujarat high court asked the government on Thursday to increase the compensation money to nearly Rs 10 lakh for each fatality in the Morbi suspension bridge collapse, saying the current amount of..
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Rusty cables, loose bolts led to Morbi crash: Probe


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Rahul Gandhi pauses his yatra, takes Morbi bridge for campaign


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Consider separate probe into Morbi: Supreme Court to Gujarat high court


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Gujarat Elections | '...because they share a good repo with BJP': Rahul Gandhi alleges inaction in Morbi bridge collapse

The Congress MP took a break from his Bharat Jodo Yatra, currently passing through Maharashtra, and travelled to Gujarat.
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Morbi bridge collapse probe to be periodically monitored by Gujarat HC: Supreme Court

A PIL petitioner and another litigant sought an independent enquiry from the Supreme Court.
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SC asks Gujarat HC to periodically monitor probe, other aspects related to Morbi bridge collapse


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Morbi bridge collapse: Supreme Court to hear plea seeking judicial probe into incident today

The plea has sought the constitution of a judicial commission under a retired judge of the apex court to initiate a probe in the matter.
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Why was critical bridge opened for public: HC to Morbi civic body

The Gujarat HC on Wednesday asked why the Morbi municipal corporation opened the city's British-era suspension bridge for public use even though the company contracted to maintain it had raised the red..
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Morbi bridge collapse: Why operation & maintenance contract given without floating tender, asks Gujarat HC


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Gujarat polls: Chidambaram targets BJP, says no one apologised or resigned for Morbi bridge tragedy

Ahead of the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Tuesday hit out at the BJP over its 'arrogance', saying no one so far has apologised or resigned for the Morbi..
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Gujarat high court files suo motu PIL on Morbi bridge collapse

The Gujarat high court Monday filed a suo motu PIL on the October 30 Morbi suspension bridge collapse that claimed 135 lives and issued notices to the government, the district administration, municipal..
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Morbi bridge collapse: Gujarat HC takes suo motu cognizance, seeks report from state in 7 days


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Morbi collapse: No safety clause in contract on bridge maintenance

The 15-year contract Oreva Group signed with Morbi municipality for the upkeep of the cable bridge didn’t have a word about its safety. More revelations are surfacing in the debated absence of a..
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Two brothers rush for Morbi rescue operation, later learn their sons were among dead

When the news of the bridge collapse spread like wild fire across Morbi, two siblings — Ganpat Rathod and his elder brother Manu — didn’t think twice before rushing to the site to help in the..
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Oreva spent only Rs 12 lakh of allotted Rs 2 crore on renovating Morbi bridge

The Oreva Group’s claim of “full and final” renovation of the 143-year-old Morbi suspension footbridge that collapsed on October 30, killing 135 people, was little more than cosmetic work on..
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Prank call leads to search for ‘missing’ Morbi crash ‘victim’


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Morbi bridge collapse: Gujart relief commissioner calls off search and rescue operation

According to State Commissioner of Relief Harshad Patel, no additional victims were reported as missing, hence the rescue effort was suspended.
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Morbi bridge tragedy: Search operation called off, death toll remains at 135


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Why Election Commission must declare Gujarat poll schedule by November 6

The collapse of the suspension bridge at Morbi in Gujarat seems to have delayed the announcement of the state’s election schedule. However, if the assembly election has to be held along with Himachal..
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Gujarat bridge collapse: Morbi municipal body chief questioned for 4 hours, agreement with Oreva group under scanner

Chief Officer Sandipsinh Zala was questioned and asked to verify the documentation related to the contract with Oreva group.
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Morbi lawyers stage protest, refuse to fight for accused


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Morbi civic body knew disaster loomed


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Oreva made temporary repairs in 2020, kept rickety Morbi bridge open till 2022

The collapse of the 143-year-old bridge over the Machchhu river last Sunday that claimed 135 lives occurred after what was, on paper, the “renovation” promised by Oreva in its purported August 8,..
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Gujarat bridge collapse: Despite reports of rusted cables, Oreva manager calls Morbi tragedy 'will of God'

The company that has landed under the scanner for the Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat termed the disaster as the "will of God".
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Gujarat bridge collapse: Contractors 'not qualified', cables of bridge not replaced after renovation; top updates

The Morbi bridge collapse in Gujarat has claimed at least 134 lives, with several people still missing after the mishap.
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Why spruce up hospital before PM Morbi visit, asks opposition


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Morbi bridge collapse: 1 catastrophe, 54 children killed


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Xi Jinping expresses grief over Morbi tragedy


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Morbi disaster: PM Narendra Modi meets kin of victims, promises ‘extensive’ probe


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Renovation firm only painted Morbi footbridge, polished cables, say cops

“The contractor seems to have just painted and polished all the cables ahead of the bridge being reopened to the public on October 26. We haven't found anything so far to confirm if any of those..
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Congress will give non-BJP government led by Rahul: Kharge

The Congress will give a non-BJP government to the country under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi, Mallikarjun Kharge said on Tuesday in his maiden public address after becoming Congress President...
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Video: Tourists in Karnataka drive car on suspension bridge, just two days after Morbi tragedy

Viral video: The tourists were forced to remove the car from the car after they tried to pass the bridge.
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Congress attacks but Ashok Gehlot praises Modi, PM returns compliment

While Congress leaders leave no chance to lash out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday heaped lavish praise on him. The PM, too, returned the compliment...
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PM Modi meets people injured in Morbi bridge collapse

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Gujarat's Morbi on Tuesday, two days after a bridge collapse claimed the lives of at least 135 people. The PM arrived by chopper around 4 pm and took an aerial..
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Gujarat bridge collapse: PM Modi visits accident site in Morbi, takes stock of situation; meets injured at hospital

Gujarat bridge collapse: The prime minister also met the injured at the Morbi Civil Hospital. He was seen asking the survivors about their health.
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Gujarat: PM Modi visits Morbi bridge collapse site

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday visited the Morbi bridge collapse site and reviewed the ongoing search and rescue operations. Officials briefed the Prime Minister about the rescue operations at..
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