Six coal miners were shot dead by security forces in an ambush in Nagaland's Oting on December 4 as they returned from Tiru where they worked. Seven more people were killed and many more got injured in the second round of firing that night.
Australia cricketer David Warner with his wife and daughters were seen coming out of a store after buying Christmas essentials before the third Ashes 2021-22 Test match against England.
Christmas: The political leaders in India have greeted people on the occasion, and prayed for the well being of the countrymen.
Mishra called upon the government officials to have probity, act with promptness, make equal dispensation to one and all and constantly review their own course of work for improvement wherever necessary.
Need some help getting into the holiday spirit? Here are some hidden gems which will get you into the Christmas mood.
Delhi Hight Court on Friday stated that strict compliance to Covid-appropriate behavior and SoPs are mandatory to enter the religious places which would remain open during the upcoming festive season.
Despite the pandemic and restrictions because of it, the tiny state is already soaked in the yuletide spirit.
With cases of Covid-19 including the Omicron variant increasing in India ahead of the festive season, several states have imposed night curfew and strengthened protocols to prevent another breakout of the virus.
Blanketed in thick snow, these high-altitude hill stations are the perfect places for a White Christmas joy ride.
From classics like Jingle Bell Rock by Bobby Halls to contemporary popular songs such as Mistletoe by Justin Bieber, let's take a look at 10 iconic Christmas holidays songs.
Though Christmas is celebrated in every part of Mumbai, it cannot rival the fanfare, razzle-dazzle and the pageantry as the celebrations in Bandra, a traditional Catholic neighbourhood
Popular TV celebs, Aly Goni, Nishant Malkhani, Vijayendra Kumeria and others reveal what their plans for the holiday season are amidst the rise of the Omicron cases.
In wake of the Omicron scare, the sudden influx of tourists and the upcoming rally of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mandi on Dec 27 have raised concerns over a fresh Covid-19 outbreak in Himachal Pradesh.
Omicron Covid-19 scare has made Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to appeal people in Mumbai to avoid gatherings on Christmas and New Year. Maharashtra has so far registered 54 cases of the new Covid-19 variant.
Maharashtra has so far reported 54 cases of the Omicron variant. Out of these, 22 are from Mumbai, including cases found through screening at the international airport here, as per official data.
Kashmir: The region recorded the coldest night of the season so far, with Srinagar recording temperature of minus 6 degree Celsius. The sub-zero temperatures have led to freezing of water supply lines in many parts of Kashmir.
NASA said James Webb Space Telescope will attempt to blast off on Dec. 24. A European Ariane rocket will provide the lift from South America's French Guiana.
As the mercury plummets below minus 9, the hoteliers of Himachal, after many years, are predicting the possibility of a 'white Christmas'. Many anticipate this years' winter tourist rush to surpass all previous records.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.