Eight officers, including a secretary-level Railway Board official, have faced action over the derailment that left 22 people dead and 156 injured.
Giving people a choice might sound like it’s always a good thing to do, but giving a choice between two forms of moral failure is cruel.
Irom Sharmila’s marriage to her partner Desmond Coutinho, a British national, was registered under the Special Marriage Act as an inter-religious union.
According to a research, suicide-related Google searches increased in the weeks following the spring release of the popular Netflix series 13 Reasons Why.
With the help of development workers from a non-profit, Barkheda’s villagers are using the commons for the mutual benefit of the community at large.
Indian prisons are overcrowded and understaffed. Unless these issues are dealt with, prisons will remain hellish for the socio-economically disadvantaged.
Rescue operations are currently underway.
Police has registered a case against the management of the centre for alleged negligence as the shelter had filled with slush due to heavy rains.
The order of the SHO is questionable as the district civil administration had not deemed it necessary to impose such restrictions on meat sellers and eateries.
The water level in many states has reached waist level while power cuts and lack of water supply has further affected daily lives.
The story of rural Indians being denied the most basic of necessities was reduced to an amusing anecdote about a minister and his government, making it seem like the rural poor do not matter.
In a statement posted on his Twitter handle, Kumar said he had decided to quit as he believes the organisation is bigger than the individual.
MP J.C. Diwakar Reddy has been banned by all domestic airlines due to his unruly behaviour at Visakhapatnam airport after he was denied boarding.
The Tamil Nadu Postal Department has recently seen a spike in the number of people from Haryana excelling in their recruitment exams – including in the Tamil language.
While the motorable road connecting Arunachal Pradesh and Bhutan remains incomplete, the age-old foot route continues to ferry locals across the border.
The bridge, inaugurated by the prime minister on May 26, is the country’s longest, connecting the remotest parts of Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
Publishers in India have written repeatedly to the International ISBN Agency to complain about the many problems they have been facing in obtaining ISBN numbers.
Bad weather and high winds are to blame for the high number of deaths this month.
The accused were a part of a syndicate allegedly selling places to study medicine and other health science courses at a university where racial quotas restrict the number of places for Indian students.
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The success of the human milk bank started in Udaipur three years ago has now led the Rajasthan government to emulate such centres across the state.
These 77 minors were recovered from different areas in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.
On March 31, 2016, a flyover came crashing down, killing 27 people. The Bengal government, however, forgot that it’s been a year since the tragedy.
The accused was rusticated by the university on Wednesday after students protested for three days.
At least eight coaches of the Mahakaushal Express derailed early on March 30, killing at least 36 passengers and injuring several others.
Children in remote parts of Murshidabad district in West Bengal are participating actively in community governance and tackling social issues.
A mob burned a police station in Meghalaya’s North Garo Hills district after three civilians were shot for not stopping at a checkpoint.
The incident occurred after the driver fell asleep at the wheel and crashed the bus into a road divider.
Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia said the AAP government was committed for the betterment of people living in slums.
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Anwar Ali was run over by a state-run bus while he was cycling to his workplace.
Bombs were detonated by suspected ULFA (I) members in Charaidow, Sibsagar, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts, police said.
Shanmuganathan has denied the allegation and has said it could be driven by “vested interests”.
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A Dalit woman brought small yet significant change to Wagholi village of Osmanabad district in Maharashtra – with little gain to herself.
Varda Balayya of Dharmaram village in Telangana killed himself and tried to poison his entire family by mixing pesticide in their chicken curry because he couldn’t pay off debts after demonetisation.
Fourteen coaches of the Indore-Patna express train derailed early in the morning on November 20, leaving 142 dead and over 200 injured.
The injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals in the area.
Our unanticipated downtime on October 27 was resolved in 36 hours. We are working on developing solutions to ensure such a disruption does not happen again.