India | Nazir Masoodi | Saturday November 15, 2014
For thousands left homeless by the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir in September, the state government has come up with a plan - it will pay the rent for accommodations that those displaced by the floods choose to hire till the time government...
India | Reported by Niha Masih, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 11, 2014
"Boys will flood the library if girls are allowed and there isn't enough space," the Vice Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University has said in a roundly criticized comment rejecting demands to end restrictions on women students using the main libr...
Tuesday November 4, 2014
India has the world's deadliest roads, the result of a flood of untrained drivers, inadequate law enforcement, badly maintained highways and cars that fail modern crash tests.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 29, 2014
The National Disaster Response Force has deployed 14 rescue and relief teams with boats and other flood rescue equipment as a proactive measure to mitigate the situation during cyclonic storm Nilofar, which is expected to hit the Gujarat coast on Fri...
India | NDTV.com | Monday October 27, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has written to a student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Kuwait, thanking her for collecting Rs 2.15 lakh towards relief efforts in Jammu and Kashmir.
India | Reported by Akhilesh Sharma | Monday October 27, 2014
Duvvuri Rohini Pratyusha is a Class 12 student of the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan school in Kuwait.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday October 25, 2014
With the announcement ofthe poll schedule for Jammu and Kashmir by the Election Commission today, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that the ruling National Conference(NC) was more keen on rehabilitating the flood-affected people before "anyone else'...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday October 24, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spent a working Diwali on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir, spending time with soldiers at Siachen and then visiting Srinagar, which has been devastated by the worst flood the state has seen in 100 years. He announced a Rs 7...
India | Saurabh Gupta | Friday October 17, 2014
Diwali seems to have arrived early at Lohar Chawl in Mumbai's Bandra (east). The homecoming of seven-year-old Megha has left not just her family but the entire neighborhood overwhelmed with joy.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday October 16, 2014
The Meghalaya government on Wednesday sought financial assistance of Rs.3,072 crore for restoring propery damaged by floods and landslides due to incessant rains following cloudburst in the Garo Hills region.
India | Reported by Zafar Iqbal, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday October 16, 2014
After a traumatic year, little Megha is back in Mumbai, reunited with her family. And the happy ending is all due to the floods in Srinagar - and the kindness of a total stranger.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday October 6, 2014
Northeast Frontier Railway on Sunday cancelled 10 trains, and changed the schedules and routes of three others due to damage in tracks by flood waters in Lower Assam.
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 5, 2014
The situation in flood-hit Assam remains grim with nearly four lakh people still affected even though water levels were receding at most places in the state.
India | Reported by Nazir Masoodi, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Garments, carpets, fabric, woollens, handicrafts or tourism - the recent floods in the state have practically wiped out every business in Srinagar. As the waters recede, the scope of devastation is slowly coming into focus. And chances are it would o...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 30, 2014
Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Monday said the devastation left by last week's flash flood and landslide has taken the state back to what it was ten years ago.
India | Alok Pandey | Friday September 26, 2014
At least 80 people have been killed in Assam and Meghalaya after the recent flash floods and landslides. But as the flood waters start receding, the focus is now on assessing the damage caused to infrastructure.
India | Reported by Alok Pandey and Sanjay Chakranorty | Friday September 26, 2014
As water levels recede in Meghalaya and Assam after the recent flash floods and landslides, Stories are now emerging now of the immense tragedy.
Diaspora | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 25, 2014
Prominent Indians in the UAE have contributed nearly Rs 12.5 million for relief operations in Jammu and Kashmir where millions of people have been affected by the worst floods in over a century.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today called up Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to take stock of the prevailing flood situation in the state which has claimed 30 lives in the past three days and affected nearly four lakh people.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 23, 2014
Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Gulam Nabi Azad yesterday reached out to flood-hit people of south Kashmir and described the situation as "grim and dismal" which has had a debilitating impact on the their lives.