In driving rain and on the road leading to the campus of Ratan Thiyam's Chorus Repertory Theatre in Imphal, dozens of Manipuri women can be seen huddled together under a tarpaulin. They are holding up placards deploring the recent death of a student ... Livemint.com, 3 weeks ago
In a horrific twin train tragedy, Kamayani Express, on way from Mumbai to Varanasi, derailed 30kms from Harda in MP on Tuesday late night. Another passenger train, Janata Express from Jabalpur to Mumbai, also derailed at the same spot. 29 people ...Indiatimes, 1 month ago
A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak 4875. He was ill, but had insisted that he was fit for the mission and completed it in a manner that put him alongside some of India's greatest military heroes. Eleven years ago, to mark the fifth anniversary of the Kargil war, Rediff.com's Archana Masih and photographer Seema Pant traveled to Palampur ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
At least nine people have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as "brain fever", in India's eastern town of Siliguri since May this year. Health authorities have warned the death toll may rise with more people still at risk. ...SABC, 1 month ago
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