They walked, pedaled and hitchhiked across treacherous terrain made slippery by incessant rains and roads ripped up by the killer earthquake. For Indians fleeing the Nepalese capital Kathmandu, it was virtually a journey out of hell.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi is visiting Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab on Tuesday and will take stock of the situation in the state's grain markets where farmers are finding it difficult to sell their produce after the recent unseasonal rains.
State-owned life insurer Life Insurance Corporation's subsidiary LIC Nepal is gearing up to settle the claims in the earthquake-hit country.
When Dilip Thapa received a call from his father in Nepal last Sunday, he was prepared for the worst. Thankfully, Thapa’s family back home escaped unscathed when the killer quake devastated large parts of the country.
Members from Opposition and treasury benches had a heated exchange of words in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday over Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks on foreign soil that he wanted to clean the dirt of 60 years forcing three adjournments in the pre-lunch session.
Speaking to media in Haridwar, Sakshi Maharaj reportedly said that since Rahul Gandhi went to the holy shrine without purifying himself, the earthquake was bound to happen.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the breach of privilege motion notice issued against author Shobhaa De by Maharashtra Assembly Speaker for her tweets on the state government's decision to make it mandatory for multiplexes to screen Marathi movies during prime time
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Fotedar, 49, was an avid climber who held dual Indian and Australian citizenship. Her family had mounted a campaign on social media to trace her after the avalanche on Saturday.
The Gorkha connect between the Indian and Nepalese armies is powering New Delhi’s rescue and relief effort, giving it much-needed thrust and lifting up sagging morale at a time when Kathmandu is down on its knees.
While the massive earthquake has flattened several centuries-old structures in Nepal, the Pashupatinath temple has suffered only slight damage.
The government’s push to pass a land bill that will make it easier for industry to buy farmland has spurred the Opposition parties to oppose the move as they sense an opportunity to consolidate their support base in villages where farmer distress is a potent political issue.
The Modi government has cancelled the registration of nearly 9,000 foreign-funded NGOs that failed to file their annual returns.
Increase in man-leopard conflict has pushed the government to provide the dwindling big cats an alternate home within the confines of a green enclosure to be called animal safari.
Jitender Singh, 27, has not seen human tragedy on the scale of the Nepalese earthquake before. And he is struggling to come to terms with it.