At least eight people are feared dead and seven reported missing in flash floods triggered by heavy rains in Himachal Pradesh, a senior disaster management official said today.
Two months after Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin donated about $1 billion in cryptocurrency to an India Covid relief fund, about $20 million has been paid out so far.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday expressed grief at the loss of lives in an accident in Uttar Pradesh's Barabanki and wished the injured a speedy recovery.
Basavaraj Bommai, 61, is Karnataka's new Chief Minister. A close aide of BS Yediyurappa and former state Home Minister, Mr Bommai comes from a political family but he is trained as a mechanical engineer.
Basavaraj Bommai took oath as Karnataka Chief Minister today, succeeding BS Yediyurappa who resigned on Monday. Mr Bommai was sworn-in by the Governor in a brief ceremony in state capital Bengaluru. Mr Yediyurappa was present on the stage.
Members of Kerala's ruling CPM - including V Sivankutty, Education and Labour Minister, and KT Jaleel, the former Higher Education Minister - will face trial in a case relating to protests in the Assembly in 2015, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday.
Global efforts to tackle climate change suffered another setback this week as India -- the world's third-biggest emitter -- failed to attend a key diplomatic gathering in London.
A meeting of several major opposition parties is underway to talk strategy in taking on the central government over the Pegasus phone-hacking scandal, which has dominated headlines and forced repeated adjournments in Parliament.
The Home Ministry will today meet senior Assam and Mizoram officials - chief secretaries and DGPs (Director General of Police) - in the wake of violence along the states' shared border on Monday that claimed the lives of six policemen and a civilian.
A policeman of Assam, who was critically injured in the exchange of fire between the police forces of the state and Mizoram on the disputed interstate border, succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in India on a two-day visit with an extensive agenda featuring the rapidly evolving security situation in Afghanistan, boosting Indo-Pacific engagement and ways to enhance COVID-19 response efforts.
One person was killed while 10 have gone missing as flash floods triggered by incessant rains lashed Himachal Pradesh, a senior disaster management official said today.
Amid the controversy over the alleged attack on a tribal Congress MLA, Chhattisgarh Health Minister walked out of the state Assembly and said he will not be part of the session of the House until the government orders an inquiry.
Rajya Sabha proceedings were adjourned for an hour amid attempts by the Oppsition members to raise Pegasus, farm laws and other issues in the Upper House.
India recorded 43,654 new coronavirus cases, 47 per cent higher than yesterday when fresh cases dipped below 30,000 for the first time in nearly four months. The positivity rate stands at 2.51 per cent. 640 deaths take India's tally to 4.22 lakh.