Hyderabad rains another example of extreme weather changes striking India | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The October 13 flash floods in Telangana and Andhra is a pointer to how extreme weather events are striking India with rising frequency. The UN office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UINDRR), in its latest study, found that Asia accounted for 41% of all floods worldwide, and 93% of all affected people (by floods) … Read more

Harsimrat quits as minister in protest against agri bills | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: BJP’s oldest ally Shiromani Akali Dal on Thursday withdrew from the Modi government in protest against the legislations designed to liberalise trade in agricultural commodities, with its sole representative in the government — minister for food processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal — submitting her resignation. Harsimrat, whose resignation was announced in the Lok Sabha … Read more

Rajnath Singh: PLA’s violent conduct completely violates all norms | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: In a strongly worded statement that repeatedly named China for violating all border agreements with India, defence minister Rajnath Singh told the Lok Sabha on Tuesday India was fully prepared to deal with any situation and that the morale of Indian troops deployed at heights of 15,000 feet remained high despite several face-offs … Read more