Six people died and nine were injured in Maharashtra as Cyclone Tauktae swept past Mumbai on its way to Gujarat on Monday night. The storm made landfall at 8.30 pm with 190 km per hour gusts that damaged houses and trees, and forced people to flee.
Extremely severe Cyclone Taukate, which made landfall on Gujarat coast on Monday night, affected people across five states - Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Maharahtra, Gujarat and Goa - since its origin in Arabian sea last week.
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Manipur-based journalist Kishorechandra Wangkhem, who is in police custody for a social media post earlier last week alluding the death of a senior BJP leader due to to COVID-19, has been charged with the stringent National Security Act (NSA).
Days after floating corpses washed up on the banks of the Ganga at Bihar's Buxar, the Patna High Court has slammed glaring discrepancies in the number of dead reported by different official agencies.
Four leaders including two Bengal ministers were moved to jail in Kolkata late last night after a day of dramatic developments that started with their early morning arrest in the Narada bribery case, followed by bail.
India saw another grim record with 4,329 Covid patients dying in the last 24 hours even as daily cases dropped to 2.63 lakh. This is the second consecutive day that the country reported less that 3 lakh cases.
Two arrested Trinamool Congress ministers, an MLA and a former party leader, who were arrested by CBI in the Narada sting tape case, were taken to Presidency Correctional Home in Kolkata late on Monday night, sources in the central probe agency said.
The landfall process of the eye of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which hit the Gujarat coast in Saurashtra region between Diu and Una, ended around midnight, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday.
KK Aggarwal, a former president of the Indian Medical Association and a prominent face of the medical fraternity in the country, died last night of Covid.
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The United States will continue to provide a range of assistance to India, as its "important partner" continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the White House said Monday.
Delhi Police has announced a reward of Rs 1 lakh for any information that leads to the arrest of wrestler Sushil Kumar, who is on the run in connection with Chhatrasal stadium murder case.
Coronavirus Latest News LIVE Updates: India Records 2,63,533 New Infections, 4,329 Deaths In 24 HoursTuesday May 18, 2021, New Delhi
India's COVID-19 death count climbed to 2,78,719 with a record 4,329 fresh fatalities, while the single-day rise in coronavirus cases stood at 2.63 lakh, the lowest in 28 days, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.
Indian Coast Guard Ship Samarth responded to a distress call and rescued 15 crew from a fishing boat named Milad, off Goa coast on Monday as a very severe cyclonic storm Tauktae with winds gusting up to 185 km per hour began making landfall.