05 Feb 2016
Dehradun: Claiming that absence of rain for months in Uttarakhand destroyed crops on a large scale, opposition BJP yesterday asked Chief Minister Harish Rawat to declare it a drought-stricken state.
03 Feb 2016
Pune: Parents of some of the college students who died in the drowning tragedy at Murud-Janjira beach on Monday alleged "negligence" on the part of the college authorities in the aftermath of the incident.
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.
12 Dec 2015
Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa today granted a solatium of Rs 4 lakh each to the kin of 23 people killed in rain-related incidents in the State.
21 Jan 2016
Charsadda: Pakistan observed a day of mourning today after the bloodbath in Bacha Khan University in this northwestern town where militants killed 21 people, mostly students, before being eliminated by the army.
30 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Noted Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected for the 51st Jnanpith award for his contribution to Indian literature, it was announced yesterday.
04 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities have expressed their grief and conveyed prayers for all those who are battling the deadly floods in Chennai currently. Numerous actors present at the Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights conveyed their feelings about the situation.
20 Jan 2016
Chennai: Stoutly defending the state's handling of the flood situation which snowballed into a major political issue, Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah today said under the astute leadership of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa normalcy was restored quickly in flood hit areas.
05 Dec 2015
New Delhi: Their own families caught in the devastating Chennai floods, Indian cricket team members R Ashwin and Murali Vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to help the affected after the series against South Africa.
05 Dec 2015
Chennai: With Tamil Nadu reeling under the worst floods to hit the state in a century and with rescue operations getting underway, actors Siddharth and RJ Balaji, popular among Tamil audiences, turned out to help the people.