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Heatwave alert in nine states; temperature nears 45°C

A western disturbance will, however, bring thunderstorms to J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab on Tuesday, the IMD said in its forecast.

On Monday, the hottest places in India included Jayashankar Bhupalpalli district in Telangana, which recorded maximum of 44.6 degrees, Sultanpur in Uttar Pradesh, which recorded 43.4 degree Celsius. (Sanjeev Verma/ HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 06:07 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Bengal govt declares school, college holidays from Monday as heatwave continues

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee also urged private institutions to order vacation during this period

The Bengal government earlier said that summer vacation in schools would start from May 2 instead of end-May. (Representative Image)
Updated on Apr 16, 2023 07:18 PM IST

Understanding communal clashes during Ram Navami processions

Places where clashes took place in the past two years have been flashpoints between Hindu and Muslim communities in the past too

Security personnel cordon off an area after clashes broke out between two groups during a Ram Navami procession, in Howrah district. (PTI)
Published on Apr 06, 2023 08:07 PM IST

BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari remanded to eight days' police custody

After being brought to Asansol city on Sunday, Tiwari was produced before the Asansol court by the police, which prayed for his custody to question him in connection with the case.

BJP leader Jitendra Tiwari at a court to appear in the Asansol stampede case, in Asansol on Sunday(PTI)
Published on Mar 19, 2023 07:29 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

In Bengal, 3 killed in stampede at blanket distribution event

Leader of the opposition in the state assembly Suvendu Adhikari was also present at the programme organised by a religious group.

The stampede took place when people rushed towards the dais in an attempt to get blankets.(Source: Twitter)
Published on Dec 14, 2022 09:27 PM IST
By, New Delhi
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