Environment Nature West India

Incessant 27.5 cms heavy overnight rain in Mumbai suspended bus rail services

Heavy overnight rains lashed Mumbai and districts in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region, seriously disrupting road and rail traffic, and affecting movement of people manning essential services, officials said in Mumbai on Wednesday.   According to IMD, the city recorded over 12.20 cms rain while the suburbs notched over 27.50 cms rain most of it during Read More…

Environment Kashmir Nature Rivers

Kashmir rivers and rivulets are in a spate , 270 km long Jammu-Srinagar national highway snapped

After a brief lull late Wednesday, moderate to heavy rains lashed the Jammu region early on Thursday.   Dalwas portion of the national highway, washed away by a mudslide, has also not been restored because of the incessant rains, said an official.   The men and machines of the NHAI are on standby but heavy Read More…

Environment Nature

Heavy Rainfall Kerala 11 districts received yellow alert from IMD

Most parts of Kerala have been receiving heavy rainfall since Saturday evening and the Indian Meteorological Department has sounded yellow alert for 11 districts for next couple of days.   Alappuzha, Kottayam, Pathanamthitta, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod are expected to get heavy rainfall. These districts will get heavy rainfall of 64.5 Read More…

High Court Legal

National herald case : Sonia Rahul Pleas dismissed

In a set back to Congress leaders in National Herald  case  the Delhi High Court Monday dismissed the pleas of Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi challenging reopening of their tax assessment for 2011-12. The order of a bench came while hearing the plea of Rahul, Sonia Gandhi and her party colleague Oscar Fernandes Read More…

Legal National Supreme Court

Mullaiperiyar dam to be maintained at 139 feet till August 31 2018 : SC

A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud considered the Centre’s submission that the sub-committee of the Mullaiperiyar dam had met on August 23 and directed the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that the water level is maintained at 139 feet until 31st august 2018 , which Read More…

Environment Indian Subcontinent Social

ADMK again stick stickers on relief materials

Social activists at large criticised the state government for exploiting the flood situation to garner publicity.  Social activists  who is coordinating relief materials to Kerala, said that what  happened in 2015 when AIADMK men intercepted relief materials that were sent to Chennai from other parts of the state and pasted the stickers of Jayalalithaa is Read More…