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A building damaged by the flood waters in the Uttarakhand floods in 2013

Uttarakhand could see catastrophic floods if global warming targets are not met

Over 5,000 people died when an unprecedented spell of rain over four days flooded Uttarakhand during peak tourist season in 2013.
People being rescued during Kerala floods

Kerala floods: Some abnormal weather, but mostly a man-made calamity

It’s not just ‘nature’s fury’ which has led to this disaster – experts say most of the damage is due to poor land and river management.
Kerala flood

Modi to visit Kerala to survey flood damage but more heavy rain predicted for 3-4 days

Kerala CMO issues alert asking those sending distress messages to put a date and time stamp on requests for better deployment of resources.
The roof of a house collapses following floods in Kerala | PTI

Kerala floods claim more than 100 lives in a single day

Fresh teams of the three armed forces and National Disaster Response Force have been rushed to Kerala for relief and rescue operations. Thiruvananthapuram: More than 100 people died in rain-related incidents in Kerala in just one day Thursday, sources in the State Disaster Management Authority said, even as defence forces scaled up operations this morning to rescue those stranded in worst-hit areas. The toll for Thursday, initially put at 30, has now been revised to 106, the sources said, which takes the overall fatalities to 173 since the second spell of monsoon fury unleashed itself on 8 August. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to reach Kerala Friday night after the funeral of former prime minister A. B. Vajpayee. He is likely to undertake an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas tomorrow. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan had yesterday said 23 more helicopters will join the rescue operations Friday and 200 additional boats will also...

Photos of RSS workers helping Kerala flood victims are from Gujarat last year

Twitter users are falsely claiming Gujarat floods photos to be from Kerala to target Left. But RSS is working in Kerala.
Loha pul| Yamuna river

As water levels rise, Yamuna becomes a tourist spot for curious Delhiites

Many, including mediapersons, are flocking to Old Yamuna Bridge, which has been made out of bounds for traffic in the wake of a flood warning.
BJP, Congress trying to cash in on their flood relief work in north Gujarat

BJP, Congress trying to cash in on their flood relief work in north Gujarat

Voters in north Gujarat’s Banaskantha, the worst affected district, came out with mixed reactions about BJP government’s relief efforts.
Photo of a flooded area in Mumbai after heavy rains lashed the city

Talk Point: Why is flooding in Mumbai an annual feature & what’s the solution to it?

We asked experts why flooding in Mumbai is an annual feature and what's the solution to prevent it in future.

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ram madhav

Why does the Right-wing want to ‘occupy’ Delhi’s liberal hotspot Khan Market?

BJP's Ram Madhav took party workers to Khan Market to celebrate the Lok Sabha victory to assert the "new political ideology and culture".

Defence

An AN-32 aircraft of the Indian Air Force

IAF workhorse AN-32 gets a fuel that’s green and creates jobs for tribals

The IAF will now run its AN-32 transport aircraft on a blended bio-fuel partly derived from trees. It plans to widen the experiment over the next two years.
Graphic by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi era begins in politics as caste factor fades. Here’s why he won’t be easy to beat

BJP's Mandir politics has subsumed Mandal under Modi-Shah and created a pan-Hindu vote. Modi's challenger has to invent a new politics.