India's Kerala state witnesses worst floods in century Monsoon fury Monsoon rains kill hundreds of people every year in India. The season runs from June to September. Kerala has been hit with 37 percent more rainfall than normal since the beginning of this monsoon, the Meteorological Department said. … [Read more...] about Rains return to India’s Kerala state, hampering rescue efforts
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping wrapped up an informal summit on Saturday that China has described as a milestone in bilateral relations, after a recent border dispute rekindled fears of a war between the two Asian nations. … [Read more...] about India, China agree to keep border peace at ‘milestone’ informal summit
There are several theories as to why this might be; most obvious is that India's population is younger, but it has also been speculated that the strain of the virus in the subcontinent may be less virulent, that Indians eat healthier foods, they have more vitamin D and that they have more resilient immune systems due to the spread of other infections. … [Read more...] about India now has the second highest number of Covid-19 cases behind the US as number of infections surges
But his argument was rejected by the court and he was convicted on August 14. "An attempt to shake the very foundation of constitutional democracy has to be dealt with an iron hand," the Supreme Court bench said in a 108-page judgment. It said Bhushan's tweets were "a malicious, scurrilous, calculated attack" against the judiciary. … [Read more...] about Is India’s Supreme Court using contempt law to stifle criticism?
"I remember watching #SushantSinghRajput in Chhichhore and telling my friend Sajid, its producer how much I’d enjoyed the film and wish I’d been a part of it. … [Read more...] about How did Sushant Singh Rajput die?