An estimated 30,000 people along coastal areas will be moved to safer places in Kutch district of Gujarat from Wednesday as the very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar hurtles towards the state and slams it by November 1 afternoon.
From an obscure corporator to becoming the youngest Mayor of Nagpur, to the first Bharatiya Janata Party Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis' climb up the political ladder has been steady.
Even as back channel talks over power sharing were on between BJP and Shiv Sena, the latter, in an apparent attempt to mend ties with its former ally ahead of government formation in Maharashtra, praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for hosting a Diwali tea party for National Democratic Alliance allies.
With fresh inputs on the Burdwan blast indicating pan-India existence of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday ordered immediate neutralisation of the terror modules of the banned group.
Congress on Tuesday said that the Supreme Court order on the black money issue has exposed the Centre's lame excuses by directing it to disclose to it by Wednesday the names of all those who have black money stashed abroad.
'No amount of economic measures or prosperity in Kashmir will make any dent in the situation there. The average Kashmiri understands the Pakistani game and is unlikely to prefer Pakistan over India. But the Pakistanis have made clever use of religious symbols and slogans to force religious-minded Kashmiris to support them. India has failed to counter this posturing by the separatists,' says Colonel Anil A Athale (retd).
At least 2,800 government doctors on Monday submitted their resignation letters in protest against the non-fulfillment of their demands. The meeting between the doctors and the state's Health Minister UT Khader, remained inconclusive.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a huge fan following with a legion of supporters. However, in the recent past, B-Town celebrities have jumped on to the Modi bandwagon, with many of them being very vocal about their support for the PM.
A 50-year-old Indian, who was residing illegally in the United States, has been sentenced to 15 years in prison by a court for conspiracy and attempting to provide material support to Lebanese group Hezbollah.
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon on Monday expressed concern over restrictions imposed on travelers returning from Ebola-affected countries, saying people who develop infections should be supported, not stigmatised.