Jagrans and Mata Ki Chowki during Navratri celebrations in northern India

With the nine-day-long festival of Navratri knocking on the door, we bring you the inside story on how the northern belt of the country believes in celebrating the festivity with ‘Jagrans’ and ‘Mata Ki Chowki’. 

Northern India to get reprive from rains: IMD

In a reprive for Jammu and Kashmir, the Met department on Sunday forecast a decrease in rainfall activity in the state and other parts of North India but will increase in other regions of the country.

6.0 magnitude earthquake hits Bay of Bengal; tremors felt across India

Mild tremors were felt in northern and eastern India on Wednesday.

Snowfall, rain add to chill in northern India

Northern India was troubled by inclement weather on Saturday as widespread snowfall and rain hit the region, adding to the continuing chill.

Northern India shivers in cold, 2 dead

Two people lost their lives after cold wave gripped northern India with snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.

Northern India soaked by showers; SW monsoon arrives in Rajasthan

Northern India was cloudy and drenched by showers in many places on Thursday.

Heat wave returns in Punjab, Haryana; UP receives rain

Northern India on Sunday had mixed luck with the weather as rain and thundershowers in some places in Uttar Pradesh brought the mercury down even as Punjab and Haryana were in heat.

Brace for rain, hailstorm from Sunday: IMD

Parts of northern India will witness rain and hailstorms starting Sunday owing to a western disturbance, India Meteorological Department said Friday.

DA case: Court allows plea to prosecute Dharmana, Mopidevi

There was no relief from the cold in northern India on Monday with the mercury sliding further under mainly dry conditions.

Mercury rises again; weatherman predicts rain, snowfall

Northern India was slightly warmer on Wednesday as temperatures generally rose across the region.

Dengue cases on the rise in northern and western India

Hundreds of people have been admitted to hospitals, as dengue cases came to the fore in several parts of western and northern India.

Monsoon remains active in northern India

Monsoon continued to hold sway in
northern India with rains drenching most parts of the region and claiming 17 lives in Uttar Pradesh.

Intense cold grips northern region; 12 more die

Eleven more people died in Uttar
Pradesh as the intense cold wave sweeping north India
maintained its firm grip over the region Thursday with Kargil town in Jammu and Kashmir freezing at minus 16.4 degrees Celsius.

N India shivers under cold wave; Leh is - 23.6 C

Intense cold wave gripped northern India claiming at least eight lives.

Cold conditions continue in northern India

Northern India remained in the grip of cold wave with mercury hovering around freezing point.

Three die due to heat in Bhavnagar dist of Gujarat

Three persons on Sunday died due
to the heat in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat, taking the toll
so far this summer to over 133 as temperatures stayed above
the 40-degree celsius mark in northern India.

57 killed as thunderstorms lash northern India

Dust storm and heavy rains claimed
34 more lives in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, taking the death
toll in the two states to 57 Saturday.

Cold wave continues in northern India, toll rises to 535

The cold wave continued in most parts in northern India where 14 people died, taking the toll this winter to 535 as dense fog affected rail, road and air communication in the region.

Three die due to cold in UP as winter firms its grip on north

Three persons have died due to
the cold in Uttar Pradesh as the winter firmed its grip on the
northern region with the mercury dropping by up to six degrees
in Punjab and Haryana and staying below zero in the upper

Heavy rains affect normal life in northern India

Heavy rains in northern India, including in the national capital, on Thursday affected normal life in the region as two persons were washed away in flood-hit West Bengal and showers uprooted a portion of railway track in Bihar.