Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief efforts

Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief efforts

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday sought a Rs 2,600 crore special package from the Centre even as the state struggled to find its feet after the devastating deluge that left 223 dead in a fortnight and forced over 10 lakh people...
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Gujarat govt halts process of finalising agricultural land records of 6,000 villages amid charges of errors, irregularities

Gujarat govt halts process of finalising agricultural land records of 6,000 villages amid charges of errors, irregularities

Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to halt the process of finalising the agriculture land records of over 6,000 villages in the state following charges of irregularities and errors in the land mapping work. This decision was taken in...
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National Dairy Development Board to send relief materials worth Rs 2 crore to Kerala, will supply milk packs to relief camps across state

National Dairy Development Board to send relief materials worth Rs 2 crore to Kerala, will supply milk packs to relief camps across state

Anand: The Gujarat-based National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) on Monday said it will dispatch relief materials worth Rs 2 crore comprising over 10 lakh packs of ready-to-drink milk, 500 tonnes of cattle feed and veterinary medicines to flood-hit Kerala. A.....
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Kerala must learn lessons from 2004 tsunami relief work in neighbouring Tamil Nadu; task for rehab agencies is mammoth

Kerala must learn lessons from 2004 tsunami relief work in neighbouring Tamil Nadu; task for rehab agencies is mammoth

The floods battering Kerala take me back to the weeks I spent in the parts of Tamil Nadu worst affected by the December 2004 tsunami. On the face of it, comparing a tsunami to floods may look as preposterous as...
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Narendra Dabholkar murder: CBI detains ex-Shiv Sena corporator Shrikant Pangarkar after interrogating key accused

Narendra Dabholkar murder: CBI detains ex-Shiv Sena corporator Shrikant Pangarkar after interrogating key accused

Aurangabad: A former Shiv Sena corporator has been detained in connection with the killing of anti-superstition activist Narendra Dabholkar in Maharashtra’s Jalna district, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources said on Sunday. File Image of Ant...
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UAE reaching out to Kerala amid devastating floods highlights North India’s apathy even more

UAE reaching out to Kerala amid devastating floods highlights North India’s apathy even more

For once, Rahul Gandhi may have got it right. It’s time to declare the Kerala floods a “national disaster”. As much as the Rs 500-crore relief package is welcome, there is still more interest in Delhi’s social circles, and even...
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Praising the executive not an immediate indicator of judiciary’s partiality; judges have right to free speech too

Praising the executive not an immediate indicator of judiciary’s partiality; judges have right to free speech too

The newly-appointed Chief Justice of the Patna High Court Mukesh Rasik Bhai Shah on Wednesday praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a “model and hero”. This was in response to being asked why he was being linked with the prime minister. This...
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Kerala floods LIVE updates: Over 15,000 evacuated to safety but thousands still await help in Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam and Thrissur

Kerala floods LIVE updates: Over 15,000 evacuated to safety but thousands still await help in Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam and Thrissur

20:04 (IST) Narendra Modi leaves for Kochi, will conduct aerial survey across state tomorrow Leaving for Kerala to take stock of the flood situation in the state. — Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 17, 2018 19:59 (IST) Kerala govt calls back...
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Uttar Pradesh may drop Jewar international airport project if farmers don’t hand over land, says official

Uttar Pradesh may drop Jewar international airport project if farmers don’t hand over land, says official

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government might drop the Jewar International Airport project in Gautam Buddh Nagar on Delhi’s outskirts if the farmers do not agree to hand over their land for acquisition, a top official said on Thursday. Chairman of...
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead; latest updates: Ex-PM’s passing a personal and irreplaceable loss for me, says Narendra Modi

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dead; latest updates: Ex-PM’s passing a personal and irreplaceable loss for me, says Narendra Modi

19:49 (IST) ​How the former PM cemented India’s position as a nuclear power with Pokhran-II in 1998 “The answer to an atom bomb is an atom bomb, nothing else.” Rajya Sabha MP and Bharatiya...
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