23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: With Bihar battling floods despite receiving less than normal rains, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking the Centre's intervention as he insisted that desilting the river Ganga is the only solution to avoid the almost annual occurrence of floods.
20 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Eleven people were killed due to massive floods across Uttar Pradesh, an official said on Saturday.
23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
16 Aug 2016
Satara (Maharashtra): A Maharashtra medico, arrested on the charges of kidnapping and killing an 'aanganwadi' worker, has confessed to murdering at least six people by administering lethal overdoses of medicines, the police said here on Monday.
01 Jul 2016
New Delhi: Expressing grief over the loss of lives in torrential rains in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat today announced a compensation of Rs two lakh each to families of the victims.
28 Jun 2013
Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha on Thursday made a veiled attack on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of rescuing Uttarakhand victims from his state alone, saying that no politician should be parochial in his approach while saving lives of the stranded people.
13 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The mother-daughter duo, gang raped recently near a highway in Bulandshahar, has moved the Supreme Court seeking transfer of the case to Delhi besides registration of FIR against UP minister Azam Khan for his certain remarks as well as the erring policemen.
30 Jul 2016
Patna: Twenty-six people have died and about 22 lakh were affected so far in Bihar floods with many rivers, including Koshi, flowing above danger mark.
04 Aug 2016
New Delhi: BJP on Thursday accused UP Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of rubbing salt into the wounds of Bulandshahr gangrape victims and insulting women with his "insensitive" remarks that opposition parties were "tutoring" them to serve their political interests.
02 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Family of the 13-year-old girl and her mother, who were gangraped at gunpoint in Uttar Pradesh's Bulandshahar area, has threatened to commit suicide if the accused were not punished within three months.