Monsoon

  • News 360: Pak mob kills 3 over blasphemous Facebook post 14 hours 58 minutes ago

    A Pakistani mob killed a woman member of a religious sect and two of her grand daughters after a sect member was accused of posting blasphemous material on Facebook, police said on Monday, the latest instance of growing violence against minorities. ...
  • After onions, tomato prices soar due to delayed monsoon July 17, 2014

    A delay in monsoon is seeing vegetable prices soar. After onions, now tomato prices have shot through the roof in the metros. "The rising prices have severely affected our monthly budget," says a customer in Bangalore. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 16, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Vegetable prices will come down soon as Met has predicted more rains: Agriculture Minister July 16, 2014

    As food inflation hits consumers, Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan has said that prices will decrease after more rainfall later this month. "This government is more active than previous government over prices of vegetables. The Met department is of the view that rain will be good in July, so prices will...
  • Monsoon has revived across north India: MET department director July 16, 2014

    In a ray of hope, MET department director BP Yadav has said that monsoon has revived. "There's been good rainfall in many parts of Maharashtra, MP, Chhattisgarh, eastern Rajasthan, Gujarat, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal and Uttarakhand," he said adding that this is the best phase of monsoon this season. ...
  • Tracking Monsoon: Need to increase the seed production, says Food Policy Analyst July 12, 2014

    Food Policy Analyst Devendra Sharma said "the government says that they have several contingency plans that they are to incorporate, but to my knowledge these plans already exist in states like Punjab." ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey July 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Tapas Pal apologises for his rape remark July 1, 2014

    Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal, whose controversial remarks against women sparked outrage, on Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology saying that in making such comments he has let down his constituents and the people of Bengal. ...
  • India @ 9 with Arunoday Mukharji and Palki S Upadhyay June 13, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Arunoday Mukharji and Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • India stares at weak monsoon: What should the government do? June 13, 2014

    With India staring at a below normal monsoon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Union Cabinet has sprung into action. CNN-IBN asks MS Swaminathan Research Foundation Chairman MS Swaminathan as of what measure the central government should take to manage monsoon deficit. ...
  • News 360: Modi government may increase I-T exemption limit to Rs 5 lakh June 14, 2014

    The Narendra Modi government is considering a hike in Income Tax exemption limit from Rs 2 lakhs to 5 lakhs, sources tell CNN-IBN. ...
  • Watch: Below normal monsoon this time June 13, 2014

    The Met Department has predicted that the monsoon will be below normal this time. BP Yadav, Director, Met department said that the rainfall may be less in June and September but during the month of July and August the rainfall will be good. Overall the deficiency will be highest over...
  • Watch: Heavy rains lash Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, North East June 13, 2014

    This season monsoon is progressing extremely slowly. There are reports of widespread rainfall in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa as well as Northeastern states are experiencing the rains. There has been scattered rainfall in Madhya Pradesh and isolated rainfall in Bengal and Gujarat. North India is expected to be dry covering states...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • Monsoon hits Kerala but no respite from heat in North India June 6, 2014

    After a long wait, the rain Gods have finally shown mercy. The monsoon has reached southern Kerala coast causing widespread rains in the state. Even though it's delayed by 5 days, the Met department predicts that it's expected to reach states like Maharashtra & West Bengal swiftly, in the next...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 6, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • What is causing this heat and will El Nino kill monsoon? June 6, 2014

    North India continues to be in the grip of an unprecedented heat wave. The national capital recorded 47 degress Celsius, its highest temperature in 19 years, while Jaipur is the hottest in 33 years. ...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • Watch: Safety tips to beat the heat wave June 6, 2014

    North India is in the grip of an extreme heat wave with many states recording highest temperatures in years. Delhi recorded its hottest day in five years on Thursday with the maximum temperature soaring to 44.7 degree Celsius, that is 4 degrees above normal. CNN-IBN takes calls of people across...
  • Watch: Waterlogging in Bangalore; residents trapped in homes June 6, 2014

    Heavy pre monsoon rains disrupted life in Bangalore on Friday. Heavy winds uprooted trees in many neighbourhoods and there was severe water logging in low-laying areas. ...
  • North India continues to reel under severe heat wave June 6, 2014

    Even as Monsoon hit Kerala on Friday, North India continues to reel under severe heat wave. ...
  • Monsoon expected to hit Kerala in 3-4 days: MeT Department June 2, 2014

    According to India Meteorological Department, the monsoon will hit Kerala in the next 3 to 4 days. IMD Director BP Yadav said that from the last 3-4 days there was no advancement but on Monday it has reached Arabian Sea. "Conditions now becoming favourable for the onset of monsoon over...
  • Rain likely to continue for two more days, states decide on relief packages March 1, 2014

    In Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that heavy rainfall has destroyed crops in around 9,800 villages. The government now plans on extending relief to farmers to the tune of Rs 2,000 crore. The Vasundhara Raje government in Rajasthan has announced a relief package as well. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Widespread rainfall expected in South India September 9, 2013

    The monsoon is almost in the last phase. Fairly widespread rainfall is expected in North- Eastern States, West Coast, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, parts of West Bengal. ...
  • RTI Amendment Bill deferred: Is it a blow to political parties? September 6, 2013

    The government has deferred the Right to Information (RTI) Amendment Bill due to lack of consensus among political parties. The amended Bill will be send to the Parliamentary Standing Committee. Once the Standing Committee clears the amended Bill, it will likely come for debate in Parliament in the Winter Session. ...
  • Watch: Issue of missing coalgate files rock Parliament September 5, 2013

    The issue of the missing coalgate files rocked Parliament on Wednesday with the Opposition demanding the Prime Minister to be subjected to a CBI probe and an FIR lodged to investigate where the files went. ...
  • Face-off: Renuka Chowdhury vs Balbir Punj on missing coal files September 4, 2013

    Bharatiya Janata Party leader Balbir Punj alleged that the coal scam files aren't missing but have been stolen. Congress leader Renuka Chowdhury called his allegation ridiculous and targeted the BJP over fake encounter cases in Gujarat. ...
  • Monsoon tracker: Severe rainfall expected across North Eastern States September 2, 2013

    The Met Department has predicted severe rainfall in parts of North Eastern States on Monday. Fairly widespread rainfall is also predicted in parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chhattigarh, North Eastern States, parts of Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and parts of Maharashtra. ...
  • Tharoor hits out at the Opposition, says this is no time for politics August 30, 2013

    Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor blamed the Opposition for the lack of cooperation and for forcing the delay in economic reforms. "This is a moment when the nation must come together. This is not a time for petty politics," he said. On the allegations of the...