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SC stays eviction of poor dwellers on cantonment land in MP

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 19:04

The Supreme Court today came to the rescue of poor dwellers and stayed the eviction and subsequent demolition of their houses built on land of the Pachmarhi Cantonment Board at Hoshangabad in Madhya Pradesh.

Fire near US embassy in New Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 04, 2014, 17:05

A fire broke out near the United States embassy here on Wednesday afternoon, reports said.

Fire in Vasant Kunj slum cluster

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 18:41

A massive fire broke out in a slum cluster in south Delhi`s Vasant Kunj area this morning, gutting 500 jhuggis.

Slum fire kills two, guts over 100 huts in West Bengal`s Malda district

Last Updated: Thursday, May 15, 2014, 13:17

A raging fire charred to death a two-year-old toddler and a 65-year-old woman, besides reducing to ashes over 100 huts in a slum area of West Bengal`s Malda district.

‘Million Dollar Arm’ review: Poor country cousin of ‘Slum Dog Millionaire`

Last Updated: Thursday, May 08, 2014, 20:59

Its intention seems to entice and convert youngsters, who have never played the national sport of the United States before.

Man burnt to death in slum fire in Bhubaneswar

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 14:47

A man was burnt to death and about a hundred shanties were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in a slum in Odisha capital Bhubaneswar on Friday, police said.

50 shanties gutted in Delhi slum fire

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 12:35

At least 50 shanties were gutted in a fire that broke out in a slum in a New Delhi area, official said.

Lilian Thuram `understands` Brazil protest

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 14:44

French football legend Lilian Thuram expressed sympathy with Brazilian protesters threatening to disrupt the World Cup, saying he understands their anger over the tournament`s multi-billion-dollar price tag.

Fire in Thane slum; one dead

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 13:32

One person was charred to death and several others injured when a fire broke out in a slum colony at Kalwa in the early hours on Monday.

Children learning more of English, says Javed Akhtar

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:34

Javed Akhtar says that children from the middle class are learning English at the "cost of vernacular languages".

Kenya train crashes into homes in Nairobi slum, many trapped

Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 14:13

Several people are said to have been injured after a cargo train derailed and crashed into homes in a slum in Kenyan capital Nairobi, reports said.

BJP criticises Cong over treatment to migrants, slum dwellers

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 20:25

BJP president Rajnath Singh on Friday took a swipe at the Centre and Delhi governments, saying internal migration have taken place due to wrong policies of the Congress and if voted to power, his party would identify such migrants and ensure their basic necessities are met.