Last year 238 people died from Dengue in Okhla area of Delhi and more than 1000 fell ill. This year, already a 12-year-old girl has died from Malaria and potholed roads filled with water, overflowing sewers and filth all around in the area are an indication of worse situation awaiting this year.
Chief Minister of Delhi Arvind Kejriwal is scheduled to visit Okhla area today in connection with the inauguration of a transformer facility. However, the residents of the area, upset at the CM not fulfilling any of his promises for the area, are planning to protest and may show black flags to the CM on his arrival.
The Delhi High Court has imposed on Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, a fine of Rs 10,000 for not filing a response on the fresh Rs 10 crore defamation suit against him by Union minister Arun Jaitley.
Nitish Kumar has resigned as Chief Minister of Bihar, ending the two-year-long political experiment that was branded as a game-changing Maha-gathbandhan or Grand Alliance which included his party, Lalu Yadav and the Congress.
Monsoon rains have been very generous with Delhi this year which is a good thing but there is a downside to this too, which is waterlogging, traffic jams and more serious the menace of Dengue mosquitoes that rains help breed.
In a upsetting turn of events, an ancient and historical mosque in Nizamuddin area of Delhi, known as Laal masjid, and the muslim graveyard nearby, have been taken over by CRPF, which has started demolishing the graves already. This, despite court's stay order against this move.
Delhi and its adjoining regions of Noida, Gurugram, Ghaziabad and Faridabad saw heavy to very heavy rains starting in early morning hours. No doubt, the rains have brought that much needed relief from humid and sultry weather conditions that were prevalent over the region.
Six people have been killed and several houses and shops destroyed as flash floods followed by a cloudburst struck Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours today.
At least 20 people are feared dead in Himachal Pradesh's Rampur after a private bus rolled down a gorge in the hill state on Thursday morning.
With the arrival of monsoon, Delhi is once again in the grip of mosquito-borne diseases and the most dreaded among these is Dengue. Last year Okhla was one of the most badly affected areas from Dengue in Delhi where over 200 people died from the disease.
Five days after a mob vandalised property at the Mahagun Moderne residential society in Sector 78, the Noida Authority on Monday razed over three dozen shanties in the area where the maid over whom the whole disturbance began and most of the other agitators lived.
Residents of Mahagun Moderne society on Sunday decided that around 60 domestic helps who were caught on camera supporting the mob that had stormed the society on July 12 will be banned from the housing complex.
At least 16 Amarnath pilgrims were killed and over 30 sustained injuries after the bus they were travelling in skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and plunged into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district on Sunday.
At least two terrorist were killed in an encounter this morning in the forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Tral. The bodies of the terrorists were yet to be recovered and that the exchange of fire continued.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said on Friday that the "white powder" recovered from the state Legislative Assembly on July 12 was a powerful explosive substance and claimed there may be a "terror conspiracy" afoot.
A 31-year-old man was allegedly thrashed by a group of persons here on the suspicion of carrying beef, a police official said today. The police have arrested four persons in this connection.
AIADMK chief VK Sasikala is getting special treatment at the Bengaluru central prison including an exclusive kitchen for her meals, a report by a senior jail official D Roopa says, pointing accusing fingers at her boss who she said, was aware of violations of the jail rules but had done little.
A man from Kerala's Kannur with alleged ISIS links, who was deported by the Turkish police for holding a fake passport, was arrested at the Delhi international airport on Wednesday, police said.
Residents of a housing society in Noida's Sector 78 witnessed a riot-like situation on Wednesday morning when a mob of few hundreds gheraoed the premises and started pelting stones.
Security agencies launched a massive manhunt to hunt down the alleged mastermind of the Amarnath yatra attack, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Ismail. Ismail, a Pakistani national, is considered the successor of Abu Dujana, the slain commander of the LeT in the Valley.
After the ghastly killing of the seven pilgrims on the Amarnath yatra in Kashmir yesterday, citizens from Delhi as well as other places, gathered today once again at Delhi's Jantar Mantar, in solidarity and against hatred, with placards saying 'I condemn #AmarnathYatraKilling #NotInMyName'.
The Supreme Court on Monday lifted the stay on admissions and counselling for the 2017 batch at the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) based on the current IIT-JEE rankings, paving the way for more than 50,000 aspirants.
A terrorist strike on a bus carrying pilgrims on the Amarnath Yatra left seven people dead and 19 others injured on Monday night. Traders in Jammu called for a shutdown in the wake of the strike that J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti said had left Kashmiris' heads hanging in shame.
West Bengal's Basirhat, a town about 100 km from Kolkata, has been barricaded to keep out political parties after fresh violence yesterday that saw angry people out on the streets blocking roads, burning tyres and throwing stones at police vehicles till late in the night.
CBI on Friday conducted raids at 12 premises of Lalu Prasad Yadav in Delhi, Patna, Ranchi and Gurgaon in connection with a case of alleged irregularities in tenders allotted to a private company Sujata Hotels for development, maintenance and operation of BNR hotels at Ranchi and Puri.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has accused the BJP of misusing social media to spread rumour leading to communal riots. She adds that the state government has decided to raise a peace-keeping force to maintain sectarian harmony in the state.
A terrorist has been killed in an encounter with security forces in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning. The gun battle started after security launched an operation in Bahmnoo area of Pulwama...
The Delhi University colleges have announced their second cut-offs for this admission season with the top colleges still trading in the above-90 realm for more popular courses.
A civilian woman was killed in crossfire after security forces on Saturday launched search operations at Dailgam village in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir, following information that two militants were hiding in the area.
Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea's allegation of being beaten up by Byculla prison officials appears to be true, a senior medical officer of the state-run JJ Hospital said on Thursday.