Amid the rain havoc in parts of Maharashtra, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday said a separate force on the lines of the NDRF will be set up in all districts of the state and the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) will also be strengthened.
The national capital reported 66 COVID-19 cases and two deaths due to the infection on Sunday, while the positivity rate stood at 0.09 per cent, according to data shared by the health department here.
The Met department on Sunday issued orange and yellow alerts predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall, thunderstorms and lightning in large parts of Madhya Pradesh, which has been experiencing intermittent downpours for the last three days.
After waiting for more than seven years, John Abraham, a veterinary doctor, has finally received the patents for inventing biodiesel from slaughtered chicken waste that offers mileage of over 38 km a litre at around 40% of the current diesel price.
The Assam government is yet to settle queries regarding alleged irregularities to the tune of Rs 2,15,286 crore highlighted by the CAG since 1994, according to the latest report of the public auditor tabled in the state assembly.
Travel restrictions have been eased in several states and cities across India as COVID-19 cases continue to decline after a devastating second wave.
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the government should either call for a joint parliamentary committee probe into the Pegasus snooping allegations or request the Supreme Court to appoint a sitting judge to investigate the matter.
A Chandigarh street vendor giving out free "Chhole Bhature" to people who take their COVID-19 vaccine shot and furnish proof of it the same day drew praise from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly "Mann Ki Baat" radio broadcast on Sunday.
Hyderabad Traffic Police have faced criticism following allegations that two ambulances were stopped to give passage to a VIP convoy.
Senior Congress leader Dheeraj Gurjar on Sunday asserted that his party would emerge as the "king" not kingmaker in the upcoming Uttar Pradesh assembly elections.
Nine tourists were killed and several were injured after a massive landslide hit a bridge in Himachal Pradesh's Sangla valley today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi recognises the global warming issue and has been taking the lead role in fighting against it through a slew of schemes to mitigate the problem, Home Minister Amit Shah said today.
Days after torrential rain triggered floods and landslides across several districts in Maharashtra, killing 138 people and leaving dozens still missing, two national highways remain closed to traffic, making it difficult to evacuate stranded people.
Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Sunday asked who funded the alleged snooping of politicians and journalists by Pegasus and compared it with the Hiroshima bombing, saying while the attack on the Japanese city had resulted in the death of people, the spyin
For perhaps the first time, a sitting Member of Parliament has been convicted for bribing voters during the 2019 general elections.