Punjab: 2 breaches flood dozen villages in Jalandhar, search on for missing boy

Updated on Jul 11, 2023 03:06 PM IST

Panic gripped villagers after breaches in the bundh at Lakhu Kian Channan and Nasirpur inundated houses and fields with 4-6 feet of water in Shahkot sub division

Residents of Phillaur outside their houses amid rise in water levels following heavy rainfall in Jalandhar. (ANI Photo)

LG blames lack of preparations for waterlogging in Delhi, AAP govt hits back

Lieutenant governor (LG) V K Saxena said nature does not issue warnings in advance as Delhi’s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government blamed unprecedented rains for waterlogging

Delhi lieutenant governor V K Saxena. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 02:48 PM IST

Maharashtra assembly to go paperless with hi-tech system, akin to new Parliament

The HMCS is an upgraded version of the one in the Parliament and is believed to be a major step towards digitisation of the two houses of the state legislature

For representational purposes only. (Brähler Image)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 02:33 PM IST

#DelhiRains: City halts in a monsoon meltdown!

As raindrops keep falling on our heads, Delhi’s residents pour out complaints and coping strategies of how they are sailing through the waterlogged city while cancelling plans and skipping college and office.

Deluge in Delhi: Record-breaking 261mm of rain turns roads into knee-deep waterlogged racecourses. (Photo: Sanjay Sharma/ANI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 03:11 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Andhra Pradesh: 7 killed, 18 injured as bus plunges into canal in Prakasam

The incident took place in Darsi around 1 am when a group of 45 people from a wedding party were going from Podili town in Prakasam district to Kakinada in East Godavari district

Visuals from the site of the accident. (Sourced image/ HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 01:41 PM IST

26-year-old man found stabbed to death near public toilet in south Delhi

The police control room was tipped by a woman who called “that a boy had been stabbed” near the Pul Prahladpur traffic interaction and no one was helping him

The dead man was identified as Vikas Mahto from Bihar’s Saran district who had come to Delhi for a job (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 01:16 PM IST

Bengaluru police and BBMP launch QR codes for complaints and feedback. Details

These QR codes will be made available at all police stations and street boards, said Bengaluru Police.

Bengaluru police and BBMP launch QR code for complaints and feedback.
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:59 PM IST

Ola's Prime Plus fully operational in Bengaluru, more cities to follow

Prime Plus was announced on May 28, and went live for select customers the same day.

Representational Image
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:37 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Karnataka: BJP MLA says ISIS behind Jain monk's murder

BJP Karnataka MLA Siddu Savadi alleged that ISIS is behind the murder of Jain monk Kamakumar Nandi Maharaj and demands a CBI probe in the case.

The BJP MLA said that the murder was so violent that the Jain monk was electrocuted and cut into pieces and thrown into a bore well.(Facebook)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 12:25 PM IST
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Delhi: Road caves in near India Gate, traffic disrupted

The Delhi Traffic Police informed commuters via Twitter about the cave-in and advised everyone to plan their journey accordingly

The portion of the road that caved in near India Gate. (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:04 PM IST

4 people killed as boulders crush vehicles in Uttarakhand amid rain

Officials said the identity of the four was yet to be ascertained and that teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) were rushed to the scene for rescue and relief operation

Three bodies were recovered from the site. (Sourced)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:00 PM IST

‘Those sitting in political control rooms…': Bengal governor warns ‘goons’

West Bengal has been witnessing a series of violent incidents since the election date was announced on June 8. The counting of votes took place on Tuesday.

West Bengal Governor C V Ananda Bose (PTI)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 11:39 AM IST

Bengaluru rain causes waterlogging in multiple areas; traffic advisories issued

Heavy rain in Bengaluru caused waterlogging and traffic congestion in several areas, bringing life to a standstill. Here are a few visuals.

The IMD forecasted heavy rain in Karnataka till the end of the week.(HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 12:13 PM IST

Delhi: Nearly 7,500 relocated as Yamuna breaches evacuation level

Rising levels of water in the Yamuna is measured at three levels -- warning level- 204.50 m, danger level- 205.33 m, and evacuation level- 206 m

People relocated from the Yamuna floodplains in Delhi. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 11:17 AM IST
ByAlok KN Mishra

Ghaziabad: 6 members of family killed as bus driving wrong way collides with SUV

The bus drove on the wrong side for about seven kilometres before colliding with the SUV on the Delhi-Meerut Expressway in Ghaziabad around 6am on Tuesday

Police said the bus driver has been arrested. (ANI)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 02:13 PM IST

Anti-poor, dirty politics by BJP government, says Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah accused the BJP-led Central government of carrying out anti-poor politics by halting the supply of rice to the state.

Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah released the direct benefit transfers (DBTs) to beneficiaries as part of the ‘Anna Bhagya’ scheme on Monday. (ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 10:07 AM IST
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Punjab vigilance nabs retired patwari in guava compensation scam

The accused was nabbed from Muktsar Sahib, marking the 18th arrest in the case. In the scam, compensation worth crores was wrongfully claimed in lieu of land acquired by GMADA in Bakarpur village, SAS Nagar.

Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Monday arrested retired patwari Surinderpal Singh, who was posted at office of land acquisition collector (LAC), Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA), in connection with multi-crore guava compensation scam case. (HT File)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:02 AM IST
By, Mohali

2 men shot dead in Delhi’s Welcome area, police probing personal, gang rivalry

Police said that they have registered a case and formed multiple teams to identify the suspects and were probing whether it was a case of personal and gang rivalry

Police said the two men were shot dead within a distance of 300 metres. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:01 AM IST

Torrential rains: Power, water disruptions add to Mohali residents’ woes

Multiple areas in Mohali, including phases 4, 5, 7, 10, 11, 3b1 and 3b2, are without power, leading to inconvenience for the people.

A road cave in seen near Sports Complex, Mohali, after heavy rain on Monday. (Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 10:00 AM IST
By, Mohali

Amid rain havoc, Chandigarh traffic cops on toes to help commuters

From regulating traffic on the waterlogged roads to patrolling and barricading the vulnerable areas, the police men and women are helping people against the possibilities of drowning in rivulets and falling prey to caved in roads.

A traffic cop in Chandigarh seen cleaning road gullies to ensure water drainage. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 09:57 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Chandigarh: 14 operation theatres at GMCH-32 suspended amid rain

14 operation theatres at Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, were suspended, leading to cancellation of scheduled surgeries and causing disappointment for patients. However, the three operation theatres for emergency services remained working.

A flooded area in Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, Chandigarh, after torrential rains lashed the city over the weekend and Monday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 09:49 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Delhi rain: Swelling Yamuna, waterlogging disrupt traffic. Check advisory

Delhi traffic police said Tuesday the traffic at Pragati Maidan tunnel will be affected due to waterlogging issues.

New Delhi: People wade through a waterlogged road following heavy monsoon rains near Yamuna Bazar Hanuman Mandir, in New Delhi.(PTI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:44 AM IST

Delhi rain: Orange alert issued, Yamuna crosses danger mark; schools shut

The Yamuna River in Delhi has crossed the danger mark due to heavy rainfall, prompting an 'orange alert' from the India Meteorological Department.

Yamuna river in Delhi(ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:30 AM IST

Jain monk Gunadhar Nandhi Maharaj ends ‘fast unto death’ after meeting minister

Jain monk Gunadhar Nandhi Maharaj ended his "fast unto death" after the Karnataka home minister agreed to his demands following the murder of another Jain monk.

Karnataka Home Minister G. Parameshwara offers floral tribute to Jain saint Swami Acharya Kamakumar Nandi near Hubballi on Monday.(PTI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 09:05 AM IST

Schools closed in Chandigarh, Panchkula, Mohali till July 13 in wake of heavy rains

Panjab University, Chandigarh, has also declared a holiday for the main campus, regional centres, constituent colleges and affiliated colleges on Tuesday.

A car half-submerged in water as waterlogging was seen in Sector 7, Chandigarh, amid relentless rain on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 09:02 AM IST
By, Chandigarh/panchkula/mohali

Torrential rain spells misery across tricity, Mohali, Panchkula, periphery worst-hit

The road connecting Omaxe in New Chandigarh to Kurali-Chandigarh road caved in, leaving an approximately 20-ft gap, on Monday morning. The police department also shared a video to inform that a link road connecting Max Hospital to Rani Majra in New Chandigarh area has been washed away

The road to Mansa Devi broken amid heavy rain in Panchkula on Monday. (Sant Arora/HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:58 AM IST
ByMohit Khanna, , , , Mohali/ Panchkula/chandigarh

531.6 mm rain since Saturday, over half of Chandigarh’s annual quota

As much as 596 mm rain has been recorded in July till now, 218.2% of the normal rainfall in the month. It is already nearing all-time record for the month, 602.1 mm rain in July 1994.

An inundated Lake Club after torrential rains in Chandigarh on Monday. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:53 AM IST
By, Chandigarh

Amid heavy rains, 23 trains, including Kalka Shatabdi, cancelled

On Monday too, as many as 30 trains were suspended along the Ambala-Chandigarh-Kalka rail track. These included the New Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi (12005) and Amb Andaura-New Delhi Vande Bharat Express (22448). The New Delhi-Kalka Shatabdi (12011) was short-terminated at Ambala Cantt railway station and New Delhi-Amb Andaura Vande Bharat (22447) at Chandigarh in the morning.

Shimla-Kalka heritage rail track gets covered with mud sludge following heavy rainfall, in Shimla on Sunday. Due to the inclement weather, train movement on this track gets cancelled. (ANI/Representational image)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:51 AM IST
ByBhavey Nagpal, Ambala

Army rescues 910 university students in Chandigarh, 730 girls of Ambala school

Chandigarh rain updates: Train services on Sanehwal-Ambala rail route were affected and several trains were diverted on account of inclement weather.

An Indian Army personnel assists in rescue and evacuation in Punjab's Rajpura. (@westerncomd_IA)
Updated on Jul 11, 2023 08:20 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi expected to attend opposition meet in Bengaluru, says DK Shivakumar

Former Congress President Sonia Gandhi is expected to attend the next opposition parties meeting in Bengaluru, said Karnataka DCM DK Shivakumar.

Karnataka deputy chief minister DK Shivakumar. (ANI)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 07:43 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S
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