61 killed as speeding train runs over Dussehra crowd in Amritsar

At least 61 people were killed and 74 injured when a speeding train ran over a festive crowd that was spilled over to the tracks while watching the burning of Ravana effigy in Amritsar on Friday night

M J Akbar resigns from Modi cabinet after #MeToo allegations

M J Akbar, India's Minister of State for External Affairs, has resigned from the post following allegations of sexual harassment by several women journalists. “Since I have decided to seek justice in a court of law in my personal capacity, I...

Probe ordered into alleged corruption by TN CM

Madras High Court has ordered a CBI probe into allegations of corruption in award of road contracts by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami.

Cyclone Titli leaves 8 dead in Andhra, 3,00,000 evacuated in Odisha

Cyclonic storm Titli caused widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh. Eight people, including six fishermen were killed, Andhra Pradesh Disaster Management Authority said. In Srikakulam district, a 62-year-old...

BJP Leader claims his phones are being tapped

BJP leader Mukul Roy has accused the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal of “illegally tapping” his phones after two audio clips of his purported telephonic conversation with his party general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya were circulated...

SC refuses stay puja grant, seeks Mamata govt's explanation

Responding to a petition, the Supreme Court has refused to block a Rs 10,000 grant to all Durga Puja committees in West Bengal.

A small village in Gujarat becomes India's first Golden Village

A small village near Bagsara, Saurashtra, Rafala found itself in the limelight recently as it received the title of 'Golden Village', bringing pride to Gujarat and its government.

Two pilots fight on London to Mumbai flight

Following reports of a mid-air fight inside the cockpit on a New Year's Day flight from London, two pilots have been grounded. This incident occurred on flight 9W 119, which left Heathrow at 10am.

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