22 killed in rain-related incidents in many areas of Himachal Pradesh
Nine people died in Shimla, five in Solan, two each in Kullu, Sirmaur, Solan and Chamba and one each in Una and Lahaul-Spiti districts.
With less than 45% rain, drought looms over Bihar
Paddy sowing has been badly affected with at least 24 of the 38 districts of the state rece...
Earthquake claims one life in Bihar's Kishanganj district
A powerful earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale rocked the Eastern region ...
JDU attempts to thwart RJD narrative
With five Muslim MLAs in his party, Nitish tried to break the stranglehold of Lalu Prasad’s Rashtriya Janata Dal over the ‘vote bank’.
Bihar flood turns grim: 4 dead, 18 lakh hit, JD (U) MP faces wrath of villagers over 'negligence'
A total of 17,96,535 population has been affected by flood waters in 55 blocks of nine districts - Sheohar, Sitamarhi, East Champaran, Madhubani, Araria, Kishanganj, Supaul, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur.
6 killed as 11 coaches of Seemanchal Express derail in Bihar
The 12487 Jogbani-Anand Vihar Seemanchal Express originated from Jogbani in Kishanganj district and the accident took place around 4 am.
Poll: 59% favour linking Aadhaar, fertiliser DBT
The study found that there were serious issues with matching fingerprints and connectivity for the use of Aadhaar, an issue that might relate to quality of machines.
SSB seizes 2.9 kg brown sugar worth Rs 14.50 crore
The smuggler duo, Bhuli Bibi and Budhadev Biswas, natives of Darjeeling, were carrying the contraband consignment to Siliguri to deliver it to a client, Sundaram said.
Rains cause landslides, floods in many states; claim 57 lives
In Uttarakhand's Pithoragarh district, a girl was killed and her parents were missing following a landslide yesterday that buried their house.
JK Lakshmi Cement gets green nod for Rs 300-crore Bihar project
Among conditions specified, the official said J K Lakshmi Cement has been asked to develop green belt in at least 33 per cent area.
FIR against Akbaruddin Owaisi for his speech
An FIR was today lodged against AIMIM legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi by Kishanganj district administration for allegedly making inflammatory speech at an election rally.
Monsoon hits northeast Bihar; to cover entire state in four days
The Met department has received reports of first monsoon rains from northeast part of the state, which include districts like Araria, Kishanganj, Purea, Katihar and Supaul.
Road shines in Bihar, crumbles in West Bengal
It looks like the National Highway Authority of India's extensive work in the poll-bound state could become a face-saver of sorts for Nitish, otherwise beset with issues.
Rains lash north, east India; flood toll 31, lightning kills 27
Flood waters have risen following heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan as well as in Assam.
Bihar election results 2015: From 19 to 24, house sees a rise in Muslim MLAs
The number of Muslim legislators in Bihar's new 243-member assembly is up, 24 now from 19 in 2010.
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