The Biggest Stories of September 04, 2015
Sep 4, 2015
Chennai News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Friday November 27, 2015
Environmentalists claim that the encroachments into the buffer zones around Chennai's marshlands have affected its capacity to act as a natural absorbent of flood waters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 27, 2015
Puducherry Chief Minister N Rangasamy has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to earmark Rs 182.45 crore as emergency relief to the union territory to tackle the flood havoc due to the heavy North East monsoon.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A high-level inter-ministerial central team will visit Tamil Nadu from tomorrow to assess the damage caused by the recent floods in Chennai and neighbouring districts which were worst affected.
Others News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A couple from Madhya Pradesh took compensation from both Uttarakhand and Madhya Pradesh governments after producing false documents to show that their two teenaged children had perished in the 2013 flashfloods in Kedarnath.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
A high-level central team will visit Tamil Nadu to make a first-hand assessment of the damage caused by floods and rains on Thursday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the Centre of applying double standards in dealing with flood relief demands of states.
Andhra Pradesh News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has asked TDP lawmakers to take initiatives in getting funds from the Centre for relief and rehabilitation works in the rain-ravaged districts of the state.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
DMK treasurer MK Stalin today demanded a white paper on the money spent for flood relief operations so far by the Tamil Nadu government.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 23, 2015
Days after his party announced a contribution of Rs 1 crore for flood relief operations in Tamil Nadu, DMK President M Karunanidhi today accused the state government of evading a cheque for the amount.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
With the Northeast monsoon becoming vigorous, rains continued to batter Tamil Nadu even as rainwater entered a government hospital in Chennai on Monday, causing inconvenience to patients.
India News | Reported by Rahul Shrivastava, Edited by Jatin Gandhi | Monday November 23, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ordered immediate release of Rs 940 Crore central assistance after Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa wrote to him this morning seeking Rs 2000 Crore as relief for areas affected by heavy rains and floods in the state.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
The toll from rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu increased to 120 today, as overnight rains lashed many parts of the city, raising fears of more inundation.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Input from agencies) | Tuesday November 17, 2015
The Army, the Air Force and the Coast Guard have been called in to rescue flood-hit residents in Chennai and Kancheepuram, where a week of torrential rain has left many areas marooned. Air Force choppers are also being used to air-drop food and drinking water in worst-hit areas. 71 people have died in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu since Nove...
Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
Tata Steel wants to sell its plant in northern England to give it the "best chance of survival" as the UK industry has been struggling under a flood of cheap steel being pumped in from China, which has depressed prices.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday November 13, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed today said the 2014 flood victims of the state, including traders as well as the PoK refugees would get a compensation of Rs 2,000 crore each for their relief and rehabilitation.
Bihar | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Renowned Bihari litterateur Phanishwar Nath Renu of 'Maila Aanchal' fame had unsuccessfully contested the Bihar assembly election in 1972, raising the issues of flood, drought and migration about which he also wrote in his famous book 'Teesri Kasam urf Mare Gaye Gulfam'.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday October 5, 2015
Pandemonium prevailed in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today as banner-waving legislators of opposition National Conference and Congress stormed the well over beef ban and other issues.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Jammu and Kashmir today sounded an alert for people living in low-lying areas and along banks of river Jhelum, after water level crossed the flood declaration level of 21 feet, at Sangam in south Kashmir due to continuous rains.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 10, 2015
Though water levels were receding in most rivers in Assam today, over five lakh people remained affected by floods in 11 districts of the state, officials said.
India News | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee | Wednesday September 9, 2015
Even though rains have weakened and the flood waters are receding in Assam, they have left 64 people dead since June and affected over 10 lakh people, as many of them were marooned in lower parts of the state, getting little or no relief, life has become uncertain for thousands in the relief camps.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
A year after devastating floods hit Jammu and Kashmir, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today asked the Centre to allow international aid to the state if it did not have money or was unwilling to announce any package for the rehabilitation of victims.
India News | Written by Alok Pandey | Sunday September 6, 2015
The flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim with over 16 lakh people affected across 20 districts in the state. Over 30 people have died in the last two weeks, with four deaths in just the last 24 hours.
India News | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee | Sunday September 6, 2015
At least four people have died in Assam over the last 24 hours, as the state still grapples with a flood that has barely shown signs of retreat over the past few days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Days before the first anniversary of the devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government today said the Centre would soon sanction a "big package" for rehabilitation of the people affected in the floods.