Incessant rain over the past 24 hours triggered flash floods, landslides, damaged houses and sent river waters surging, causing panic and migration in the Kashmir Valley that is still to recover from the devastating floods of September.
In a sign that India’s Capital does not quite believe in fractured mandates, Delhi-NCR region has voted for Hindustan Times as the city’s paper of choice — reinforcing its status as the most widely read newspaper yet again.
UP minister Azam Khan, who has been taunting Prime Minister Narendra Modi by repeatedly stating ‘badshah jhootha nahi ho sakta’ (the king can’t be a liar) in all his public speeches, found yet another way to target Modi.
Governments in 30 states and union territories including Delhi and Gujarat are yet to set up civil services boards (CSBs) mandated under a 2013 Supreme Court directive to insulate bureaucratic transfers from political interference.
Researchers at IIT-Kanpur showcased three different types of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that could be used for anything from patrolling the borders to traffic management, crowd monitoring to surveillance and disaster management.
Next week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will formally launch the country’s first air quality index which rated Delhi’s air, this winter, as being polluted enough to earn it the dubious distinction of being world’s most polluted city.
Armed men shot at and robbed tourists staying at a lodge in Sunderbans area of West Bengal in the wee hours on Sunday. Police later arrested seven members of the gang and recovered the stolen cash and valuables.
Wife of Gopal Sarkar, who was arrested for harbouring the culprits in the Ranaghat gang rape case, has blamed her uncle Milan Sarkar for the heinous crime that has ostracised the family from the community.
Former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has put the Nitish Kumar regime in a bind by refusing to vacate the CM's official bungalow at 1, Aney Marg in western Patna, even though 37 days have elapsed since Manjhi had to step down from the state's top post (on February 20).
Indian Leftists have been Jihad-friendly and the state patronised their views post-Independence, said a new Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) member on Sunday in a stinging attack on Left-leaning historians who were at the forefront of history writing since the 1970s.
The NDA government will try its “level best” to bring in a countrywide ban on slaughter of cows by evolving a consensus, Union home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday.
A blast in a firecracker-making unit in Visakhapatnam district in Andhra Pradesh killed six people and injured about 10 on Sunday.
India said on Sunday it will begin airlifting its nationals from war-torn Yemen after getting permission to fly from the capital Sanaa even as 15 people were killed as combat jets of a Saudi-led coalition targeted the headquarters of the Houthi rebels.
Heavy rains pounded several areas of Kashmir damaging many houses and led to closure of Srinagar-Jammu national highway because of landslides with water level in Jhelum river also rising fast.
Five persons were killed and 18 injured when an under construction staff quarters of the Central University collapsed here in Tiruvarur on Sunday, police said.