A bout of light rain broke a 16-day dry spell in the national capital on Thursday with monsoon likely to make an onset in the city anytime now, officials said. The weather stations at Ayanagar, Palam and Jafarpur gauged 17 mm, 5.8 mm and 5 mm of rainfall. The Safdarjung Observatory, which provides official figures […]

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The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded from Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy to resign immediately as the coalition government led by him has been reduced to minority after rebel MLAs submitted their resignations to Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar. Karnataka BJP chief Yeddyurappa said that if Kumaraswamy is honest and cares for the democratic system, he […]

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The Rajya Sabha on Friday afternoon cleared the contentious the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 or anti-terror law that gives powers to central agencies and states to designate an individual as a terrorist and seize his properties. While Lok Sabha had passed the bill on July 24, Rajya Sabha approved it by voice vote […]

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The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll rising to 11 and affecting nearly 26.5 lakh people across 28 districts. An Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) report said four fresh deaths were reported from Jorhat, Barpeta and Dhubri districts. Of the 28 affected districts, Barpeta is the worst hit with […]

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