Cyclone Amphan kills 12, ravage WB, Odisha

As cyclone ‘Amphan’ hurtled towards the coast, heavy downpour coupled with high velocity winds pounded coastal West Bengal and Odisha, killing 12, uprooting trees and flattening fragile structures. Continue Reading

Novel coronavirus cases in India rise to 169

The novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 169 today after 18 fresh cases were reported from various parts of the country, according to the Health Ministry. Continue Reading

2019 general elections: BJP makes big gains in UP, Gujarat, Karnataka

 Early trends indicate the BJP has managed to lead in Karnataka, Gujarat, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh among others and has made inroads in West Bengal and Odisha. The Congress is putting up a fight in Punjab, Chhattisgarh and Bihar. Continue Reading

2019 elections: Polling begins for 91 constituencies in 18 States

Voting is also under way in 175 Assembly seats in Andhra Pradesh, 32 in Sikkim and 28 seats in Odisha where simultaneous elections are being conducted for the State Assembly.  Continue Reading