Indian Politics

Worst Floods in a Century Wash Over Southern India, Displacing 800,000

CHENGANNUR, India—Some 800,000 people have been displaced and more than 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century to hit southern India’s Kerala state, as authorities rushed to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday.<p>At least two trains carrying about 1.5 …

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Rahul Gandhi uses Kerala Floods to to make irrelevant claims

Share Email<p>Kerala is facing its most devastating flood situation in almost a century. Hundreds of people have lost their lives and thousands have …

India

Haryana: Wife gives triple talaq to husband on paper before eloping with lover

Amid the controversy over triple talaq, a woman in Haryana's Yamunanagar turned the tables on her husband, using the contentious practice to …

India

Aadhaar programme is like a mass surveillance system in today’s times, says Edward Snowden

He added that the Indian government should ensure criminal penalty for those who misuse Aadhaar.<p>American whistleblower Edward Snowden has equated the …

Surveillance

India comes together for Kerala flood victims, while some indulge in faith politics

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Sonam Kapoor Receives Backlash On Her Tweet About Atal Bihari Vajpayee's Death

Bollywood stars are no strangers to online trolling. While some give it back, but for many it hardly matters. After getting trolled for her views on …

Bollywood

Karnataka rains: Relief operations stepped up as Kodagu grapples with disaster

By Express News Service<p>BENGALURU/MADIKERI: With the rains letting up, rescue and relief operations gained momentum in the worst-affected <b>Kodagu</b> …

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‘This is not Atal’s Bharat’ says Swami Agnivesh after being attacked by BJP workers outside party’s office. 

<b>Video Editor:</b> Vivek Gupta<b><br>Cameraperson:</b> Akanksha Kumar<p>A day after being assaulted by BJP workers outside the party’s office in Delhi, social activist …

India

Kerala Floods: When Politics, Religion Took Precedence Over Environment and Ecology

Over 10,000 crore rupees, more than 350 human lives is the cost Kerala is paying for its own inaction and ignorance.

India

Indian Commercial Pilot Association writes to PM, offers to fly planes without payment

Share Email<p>Kerala has been hit by the worst flood in a hundred years and the central and state governments have been busy in relentless rescue and …

India

A controversial register of citizens in north-east India

GIVEN the problem, it seemed a reasonable solution. The north-eastern state of Assam is among the most ethnically, linguistically, religiously and …

India

Australia must create space for 'missing' girls

The practice would occur here but for the law and the ethics of medical professionals. As Aisha Dow reports today, one sonographer was told: "We need …

Domestic Violence

Going Where The Story Is: Bestiality Nomadic Tribe Of Maharashtra

Going Where The Story Is: Bestiality & Nomadic Tribe Of Maharashtra<p>August 18, 2018, 8:09 pm<p>This week on Reporters Project, Megha Mamgain finds that …

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Here is how Gujarat Congress MLAs let Gujarat drown last year in floods to save Ahmed Patel's Rajya Sabha seat

Share Email<p>In July 2017, Gujarat faced one of the worst floods in recent history. As on 1st August 2017, as many as 224 people had died in Gujarat …

India

HC asks liquidator to appear before Appellate Authority

The High Court of Karnataka directed the Official Liquidator to appear before the Appellate Authority on August 21, while hearing a petition by the …

Judiciary

Former MP and activist Chennupati Vidya passes away in Vijayawada

NewsShe received the Jamnalal Bajaj Award in 2014 for her work in empowering and uplifting women.TNM StaffFacebook/VasavyaMahilaMandaliWell known …

Activism

Inside track: ‘Spy’ Chandraswami

Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu is conscious that the public is inconvenienced when he travels in the Capital as traffic is held up.<p>Written by …

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Rajasthan: Rahul Gandhi to hold roadshows in all seven divisions

The Congress president Rahul Gandhi is likely to hold roadshows in all the seven administrative divisions of Rajasthan before the state goes for …

India

The ‘Mood in Hindi belt’ polls

The most crucial and final set of state assembly elections ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls are just a few months away. These elections are in …

India

Will Umar Khalid Attack End Open-Door Policy At Constitution Club Of India?

The club, a Delhi landmark known for its inclusivity, may start taking security more seriously after the incident.<p>NEW DELHI -- The attack on former …

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President gives assent to Insolvency second amendment law

Home buyers are now to be treated as 'financial creditors'

Business (India)

High water level at Mullaperiyar Dam a big threat to people of Kerala in the present scenario

<b>New Delhi, Aug 18:</b> The worst flood situation in Kerala claimed huge number of causality of human life. Though the government deployed armed forces, …

India

Submit affidavit on expenses made during Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra, High Court tells BJP

The court fixed Aug 21 as the next date of hearing, asking party officials to come prepared with documents.

India

Ready to conduct early polls in Telangana if needed: State chief electoral officer

Even as speculation is rife that Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao may go for early polls before his entire term is completed, the state’s …

India

Suspected Arm Robber Tackled, Subdued by Bar Patrons

An armed robbery suspect was tackled and pinned down until authorities arrived after he allegedly fired his gun in an attempted robbery at a bar …

Crime

I salute the courage and selflessness: Actor Rajkummar Rao praises the policemen for their bravery

<b>Hyderabad:</b> Actor Rajkummar Rao, who on Saturday addressed the officers of the Indian Police Service (IPS) at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police …

Entertainment (India)

Mani Shankar Aiyer’s Suspension From Congress Revoked

• Congress president Rahul Gandhi revoked the suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar from the primary membership of the party, ANI reported.<br>• The Congress in …

India

Naga Accord: Kohima running out of 'peace'

While reports of the possibility of the signing of the Naga Peace Accord has been surfacing every now and then, the patience in Kohima is slowly …

India

Opinion: Cannot Tell My Father Of Atal-Ji's Death - By Jaswant Singh's Son

The only person my father, Jaswant Singh, called on after being expelled from the BJP over authoring Jinnah's biography was his friend, mentor, …

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Out of my mind: The man who changed Indian politics

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was very appreciative of the news that I had written a biography of Dilip Kumar.<p>Written by |<p>If there is one word which comes to …

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