In a last-moment strategy shift, four Congress MLAs voted in favour of the Nitish Kumar government in the Bihar assembly floor test, HT reports.
Life has not been very kind to them yet they have chosen to strike a defiant chord. Over 20 children from Bhatti Mines in South Delhi have come together to form a band, courtesy Delhi Police. Faizan Haidar reports.
Even as the Yamuna flows well above the danger mark, both the Delhi government and Delhiites seem to be quite oblivious to the devastation that could be caused if encroachments continue to eat into the vulnerable floodplains. Nivedita Khandekar reports.
Fifteen policemen, including three women constables, deputed to maintain order at Kedarnath are also believed to have died in the massive floods that hit the Kedarnath temple area.
The Delhi high court today stayed the Delhi government's recent order prohibiting advertisements and posters on auto rickshaws.
The Delhi High Court has cleared the decks for the conversion of the heritage Gole Market building into a museum and declined shopkeepers' plea against the New Delhi Municipal Council's move to evict them for the purpose.
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Amar Singh Khatri, 24, an executive with a private firm, lived in a single-storey house with his mother and a pet dog at Suttowali ghati in Patel Nagar, 5 km from Dehradun, and very close to the Bindal river, Nihi Sharma Sahani
Till Friday, Kedarnath in the lap of Himalayas was abuzz with pilgrims. Post Saturday-Sunday rains, the 1,200-year-old shrine stood, but the teeming surroundings —people, parts of the temple premises, myriad shops and houses—lay flat in a ghostly repose, Anupam Trivedi
Contrary to reports blaming the Kedarnath disaster on cloudburst, the meteorological department has clarified that it was due to excessive rainfall. Haphazard construction compounded the damage caused by heavy rainfall. Abhinav Madhwal
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Despite skepticism in the Indian quarters, the Japanese government has given an in-principle nod to extend soft loans for the expansion of Metro under phase IV. Subhendu Ray reports.
The CBI today registered its 13th FIR in the coal scam probe against a Delhi-based firm for alleged cheating and misrepresentation of facts during allocation of the Kesla North coal block in Chattisgarh in August 2008. HT reports.
In Himachal’s Kinnaur district, which too faced the wrath of flash floods, the scene is no different. Several tourists are stranded, roads are blocked, power and water supply cut and many lives have been lost, HT
Relief and rescue operations of the Himachal Pradesh government to evacuate the people stranded in Kinnaur district due o floods have suffered because air force helicopters ran short of fuel, Gaurav Bisht
After reiterating Centre’s commitment to hold free and fair assembly elections in 2014, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to call upon all political outfits in Jammu & Kashmir, including the separatists, to participate in a democratic process during his two-day visit to the state. Shishir Gupta reports.