Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
Cyclone Amphan has reportedly killed 72 people in India and 12 in Bangladesh. Most of the deaths were due to the collapse of walls, drowning and falling trees in both countries.
With no work and little public transport during a lockdown, many urban migrants attempting to return to their home villages have set out on gruelling journeys on foot or hitching rides in the back of trucks.
More than 300 armed rebels took part in the attack on a police commando patrol in the jungles of Sukma district of Chhattisgarh state in central India, police superintendent Shalab Sinha told.
The business venture offers clean oxygen as the city's air contains tiny and toxic pollutants that penetrate lungs and bloodstreams and cause life-threatening diseases.
Over two million evacuated as Bulbul packing winds of up to 120 kmph kills 12 people in Bangladesh — 11 from falling trees — and 12 in neighbouring India's eastern West Bengal and Odisha states.
Recent violence targeted outsiders from mainland India entering the disputed Kashmir, a significant shift triggered by India's decision to reduce the semi-autonomous region into a New Delhi-ruled territory.
Another five years of the BJP spells disaster for the soul of Indian democracy.
If Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party, the BJP, doesn't win the election, there are still no guarantees that society will be able to moderate itself.
The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least twelve people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where four more people died although more than a million had been evacuated.
The former chief minister of the country's most populous Uttar Pradesh state tells TRT World that the ruling BJP ‘has created a wall of hatred,’ which like-minded alliances must demolish.
Senior figures from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's party are using alarming election campaign rhetoric that alienates and endangers Muslims.
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