The reasons are manifold and plenty — most of which are human-made — from high tides, environmental exploitation, unabated constructions or the overbearing population.
As heavy rain disrupted life in Mumbai, harried commuters, stranded due to non-functional railway lines and traffic snarls, blamed the administration for not taking adequate measures.
Both the Trinamool Congress and BJP lodged police complaints against each other, police said.
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya hailed the resolution of the Doklam standoff and thanked PM Modi for it.
If a large number of people report about a particular accident from a particular area, then it prompts the activation of 'safety check' feature
The official said 5,305 disabled persons were also provided assistance to the tune of Rs 10.99 crore.
The recommendations range from level playing field for small and large firms, improving companies' access to finance to need to be better informed about policy changes
Mumbai on Tuesday recorded 298 mm of rainfall, the highest in a day in August since 1997.
Updates: Torrential rains have marooned Mumbai in what is said to be amongst the worst downpours since July 26, 2005.
The state-run Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) has cut power supply to areas under its receiving station in central Mumbai's Dharavi and also pockets served by stations at Wadala, Dadar and Parel
Mumbaikars upped their social game on Twitter with timely, comic tweets.
Setting aside the High Court verdict, the apex court, in its 49-page verdict, asked the claimants to approach the authorities within eight weeks and directed that "the authorities shall determine to determine the same within three months
Justice Vibhu Bakhru of the Delhi High Court also asked the government Social Welfare Department to examine the schemes and include feasible measures for rehabilitation of acid attack victims.
The prime minister urged the people of Mumbai and surrounding areas to stay safe and take all essential precautions in the wake of the heavy rains.
Together with its joint venture partners, De Beers Group employs more than 20,000 people across the diamond pipeline and is the world’s largest diamond producer
A few good Samaritans have offered their homes, office spaces, hot food and even a change of clothes for people to get a get a break from the heavy traffic and water-inundated roads.
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All the four new notes have distinct designs that are different from the previous Mahatma Gandhi Series of bank notes in terms of colour, size and theme.
The Indian-American economist, who joined as the first Vice Chairman of Niti Aayog in January 2015, will go back to teach at Columbia University next month.
The plea was mentioned before a bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices P C Pant and D Y Chandrachud for an early hearing, but the apex court said it would first peruse the judgement delivered by its nine-judge constitution bench declaring the right to privacy a fundamental right.
Services on the city's lifeline were suspended because of waterlogging.
Vehicle scrappage policy intends to replace commercial vehicles that have been operational for more than a decade by reducing acquisition cost of new vehicles, provide tax benefits and promote fuel efficient traffic
As Mumbai reeled under heavy showers and more downpour is predicted by the IMD, the Maharashtra government has allowed its employees in Mantralaya (secretariat) and other departments to leave early. It has also appealed to the private companies to do the same.