The flood situation worsened in
Orissa with the Mahanadi river in spate, following heavy
downpour in neighbouring Chhattisgarh and the release of more
than seven lakh cusec of water from the Hirakud dam, officials
A lawyer, representing two
absconding accused in a CWG-related corruption case, on Thursday
landed himself in a tricky situation for seeking recall of a
court order that declared them proclaimed offenders.
The situation was on Tuesday tense but under control in parts of western UP hit by farmers` unrest over land acquisition as police released sketches of 24 trouble-makers who incited violence in Agra and maintained a strict vigil.
Indian mission is in touch
with its nationals about the developing situation in Bahrain,
which is witnessing protests over the last several weeks but
government has issued no advisory against travelling to that
The GJM on Thursday said it
will not sit for talks unless Gorkhaland issue is discussed
and ruled out an interim council for Darjeeling even as the
situation in the hills remained largely peaceful on the second
The West Bengal government on Wednesday
asked tourists not to visit Darjeeling saying the situation in
the hills was extremely bad in the wake of violent protests to
demand a separate Gorkhaland state.
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila
Dikshit on Wednesday night reviewed the situation at Nizamuddin area
where protests were held after demolition of an illegally
built religious structure at a nearby locality.