Panchayat

A Ward Member’s Quick Thinking Saved 120 Families in Wayanad

Dressed in a white shirt and dhoti<i>,</i> MA Chacko, a member of the Panamara panchayat in Wayanad district walks unassumingly into a government high …

India

Floodwaters recede to low-lying areas

Even as floodwaters continued to recede from midland, the water level in low-lying areas bordering Vembanad Lake has come under greater stress as …

Floods

In Kuttanad's Thakazhi, govt red tape disappoints fishermen rescuing thousands

Josh stands near his boat, looking around aimlessly even as the crowds stream in to watch the fishing boats. He and many other fishermen have come …

Boats

West Bengal: Ahead of Lok Sabha polls, Cong, CPI(M) keen to assess ground situation

In the recent panchayat polls and all the by-elections since the 2016 Assembly polls, Mamata Banerjee's TMC has emerged as the clear winner, but the …

India

Vets go all out to save livestock

Caring for livestock in distress, the Animal Husbandry Department is gathering cattle feed from all possible locations and deliver it free of cost to …

Cows

Rain eases, but Idukki still on the edge

Though water level has receded in the main rivers in Idukki, misery continues in the district with remote areas remaining isolated with no road …

Tamil Nadu

Relief centres flooded with volunteers

It’s all about volunteer spirit and youth initiative. Two days after a collection centre was opened by the district administration at SMV Government …

Trading

Vajpayee's Asthi Visarjan by BJP Leaders in Haridwar Today; Ashes to be Immersed in '100 Sacred Rivers'

The immersion ceremony in Haridwar on Sunday will be attended by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and …

India

The caste aways

Umesh Rudrap and his wife Manju. In July 2017, Rudrap filed the first police case under Maharashtra’s anti-social boycott law. Photo: Abhijit …

India

Mehbooba discusses upcoming local body polls with J&K Governor

Srinagar, Aug 19: Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti called on Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra here and discussed issues relating to elections …

India

Farooq Abdullah bats for talks with Imran Khan-led Pakistan, says peace should be given a chance

Former Union Minister and Chief Minister of Kashmir Farooq Abdullah spoke to WION/DNA on wide-ranging issues. He insisted that talks with new …

Pakistan

Maharashtra EC Makes Declaration of Income Sources Mandatory for Local Body Polls

The candidates will have to submit details of the sources of income and the details of the same for the last three years, in respect of self and the …

India News

Former MP Chennupati Vidya dead

Former Vijayawada MP and social worker Chennupati Vidya died here in the early hours of Saturday. She was 84. Family members said she died of cardiac …

Lok Sabha

Himachal’s Prini village mourns Vajpayee, its resident poet

Prayers gave way to mourning at Prini as news of Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death was announced on Thursday evening. Gloom descended on this quaint yet …

India

Trial by water: How Kerala is coping with an extraordinary natural disaster

The last thing Varghese Thalikaparambil, 72, probably saw on that Thursday night of apocalyptic rain was water cascading into his house at …

India News

Mulavukad feels the pinch

Floodwaters of the Vembanad lake began to intrude into the coastal island of Mulavukad on Friday evening.<p>With high tide worsening the situation …

Floods

This Udaipur school yet to see the light of day

Even after more than seven decades of independence, the state education department is yet to establish an accessible education system for the poor …

Education

QKolkata: Left Groups Plan 24-Day Protest Against Centre & More

1. TMC’s Kalyan Banerjee Hurt in Car Accident<p>Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee was injured due to a road accident near Lake Kali Bari on Friday, …

India

Gerugambakkam pond gets a new lease of life

A 0.75-acre pond in Gerugambakkam which had once turned into a dumping ground and a cesspool, has got a fresh lease of life. Volunteers of …

India

Bombay Parsi Panchayat employees threaten mass casual leave

Nearly 230 class four employees of the Bombay Parsi Punchayat (BPP) have threatened a mass casual leave on August 21 against non-payment of bonus. …

India News

Two held on suspicion of killing Manesar revenue official

Gurugram, Aug 16 (IANS) Two persons were arrested for allegedly gunning down an official of the Revenue Department in Gurugram, police said on …

India

Situation grim in Kottayam

With five deaths reported in rain-related incidents and all the rivers breaching the banks following incessant rain, Kottayam is facing a grim …

Floods

Submit district-wise NRC list of excluded people: Supreme Court

The Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) coordinator was on Thursday directed by the Supreme Court to place before it the data of district-wise …

India News

22 people killed in two days

Twenty-two persons lost their lives at different places in the district since Wednesday as rain wreaked its worst havoc ever, devastating towns and …

Roads

Kerala rains: Four killed in Kozhikode

By Express News Service<p>KOZHIKODE: Four people, including two children, were killed in landslide and rain-related incidents in the district on …

India News

BJP bandh hits life in Jeypore

Normal life was disrupted in Jeypore Assembly constituency in Odisha’s Koraput district on Thursday following an eight-hour bandh call given by the …

India

A journey of a lifetime for Rejani

It was the journey of a lifetime for Rejani, 24. Stranded at Angel Valley, near Erumeli, along with hundreds of others, Rejani was in labour since …

General Hospital

Rain continues in Idukki

The High Range continued to be cut off from rest of the areas for the second day on Thursday and three deaths were reported and six others were found …

Weather

ULB, panchayat polls in J-K to be held in September-December: Governor

The last panchayat polls in the State were held in 2011 after a gap of about 37 years and witnessed a record 80 per cent polling while urban local …

India News

Congress observes ‘goodwill week’ to woo minorities

Eyeing to tap into the dissatisfaction prevailing among the minorities ahead of the 2019 national polls, the Congress has launched a week-long …

India