Many parts of Tamil Nadu including capital Chennai were pounded by heavy rain on Tuesday, disrupting rail, air and road traffic. This is the worst rain that the city has seen in nearly a hundred years, the weather office said.
Heavy rains today pounded several parts of Tamil Nadu with most areas of Chennai witnessing water logging severely disrupting train and bus services as Chief Minister J Jayalalithaaa reviewed the situation and deputed ministers to inspect the affected regions.
In a move that may snap away its affiliation from Delhi University, St Stephen's college has approved the amendments to the institution's 102-year-old constitution despite a truncated Governing Body (GB) meeting with only ten out of eighteen members present.
The ruling Aam Aadmi Party of Delhi has proposed that schools of the city be shut and children stay home in view of mounting pollution over the last 24 hours, following the example of Beijing, which has been wrapped in thick smog for the last three days.
At least 15 patients were left blinded after being treated at a cataract surgery camp in Haryana's Ambala cantonment area last week. The victims complained of loss of vision after being operated upon at the camp organised at a charitable hospital on November 24.
Kashmir continued to reel under cold conditions as the minimum temperature stayed below freezing point across the Valley for the first time this season, even as Srinagar witnessed the coldest night of this winter so far.
The Delhi High Court today asked controversial AAP lawmaker Somnath Bharti and the police to file their response on a plea by his life Lipika seeking cancellation of his bail in a domestic violence case.
As raids were conducted today on two firms in Chennai, one of which had links to Karti Chidambaram, his father and former Union minister P Chidambaram called it a "malicious onslaught launched by the government".