Nesarikar is the fourth senior official the department has lost after the Kalbadevi blaze.
Authorities in Bihar rescued 16 children from a Mumbai-bound express train at Raxaul railway station on Saturday, confirming fears about human traffickers taking advantage of the situation in quake-ravaged, poverty-ridden villages in Nepal and India.
The Kerala Police arrested a prominent Russian musician and five others from a star hotel in Kochi in the early hours of Monday for possessing a drug nick-named ‘Russian Secret.’ Following a tipoff Kochi police raided the night party and arrested musician Vasily Markelov aka Psykovsky and five others. Psykovsky (36),a psytrance producer, is the author of many music albums including ‘Tantrumm Records’ and ‘Temple Twister.’
Congress today kept up its attack on the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal with France and questioned why the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd was kept out of the agreement for the purchase of the fighter jets.
Starting her fifth stint as Tamil Nadu chief minister, Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced development and welfare measures worth over Rs 1800 crore, including for improving roads and drinking water facilities and extending assistance to needy families headed by women.
Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday asked Pakistan to extend all help in tackling terrorism as it was also a victim of the menance.
A combative Omar Abdullah lashed out at Narendra Modi on Sunday, saying it was wrong for the Prime Minister to attack the opposition during his foreign tours.The former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister also backed Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal in his turf war with the lieutenant governor over administrative powers.
Although India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match, the water sector is expected to see investment of $13 billion from overseas players in the next few years, a new study has said.
A searing heat wave had large parts of India in its grip on Sunday, with authorities in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh reporting dozens of deaths in the past few days.
Home ministry seeks 4,500 crore from Modi-led committee to boost infrastructure in the interiors of the nine Maoist-affected states
The recent arrest of a driver in Bengaluru for circulating videos of rapes and gang-rapes uncovered the dark world in which acts of brutal violence against women are turned into someone else’s entertainment. Some experts and reports also say the existence of the “deep web” – the portion of the internet that cannot be indexed by common search engines –helps in consuming gore and violent content online.
National Security Advisor Ajit Kumar Doval’s statement that India shares a 106-km border with Afghanistan has again brought the focus on Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), with New Delhi underlining its claim over the territory.
Pakistan has reacted strongly to defence minister Manohar Parrikar’s remarks hinting at covert operations to counter terrorism emanating from the neighbouring country, saying the comments confirmed its fears about India’s alleged involvement in terror.
Now firmly back in the saddle, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa will launch efforts to strengthen “Brand Amma” with an eye on the 2016 elections to the state assembly.
Ahead of the Bihar assembly elections, a disagreement over the chief ministerial face post the merger of 'Janata Parivar' constituents is believed one of the main stumbling blocks in the JD(U)-RJD coalition.