In its first pre-presidency meeting, Amitabh Kant briefed about India's approaches and urged delegations from international organizations to "not act as their country's ambassadors but as India's Ambassador" to be able to arrive at a consensus on the policy agenda for the event
Andaman ‘job-for-sex’ scandal: How two dozen women were taken to ex-chief secretary’s home and sexually exploited
Jitendra Narain, a 1990-batch IAS officer, joined as chief secretary of Andaman and Nicobar Island in March 2021. The ‘job-for-sex’ racket was uncovered after a 21-year-old woman alleged she was gang-raped by Narain, labour commissioner RL Rishi, and others on 14 April and 1 May
CBI has booked Army officer Lt Col Abhishek Chandra for alleged corruption and bribery from different private suppliers in connivance with field officers in procurement of ration and other material for department, canteen and stores
The Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard are on stand by and Central ministries are ready with assistance if required, said ministry of home affairs
Shah said Savarkar had everything that he needed for a good life, but he chose the tough path, which indicated his unwavering commitment to the motherland.
The apex court was hearing an appeal by an Army Colonel against a 15 May order seeking the transfer of his wife and him to far-off locations
Coronavirus Updates: BMC sero-survey in three wards shows 57% prevalence of COVID-19 in slums, 16% in other areas
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: The BMC on Tuesday said that a serological surveillance for COVID-19 infection was commissioned by NITI-Aayog, Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai and Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.
Acclaimed wildlife documentary filmmaker Krishnendu Bose's latest docuseries Heroes of the Wild Frontiers pays tribute to India’s unsung heroes of the wild. The six-episode series has been shot in some of India’s most beautiful wildlife habitats.
Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological Centre
Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places as very likely over Kerala on 29 and 30 April.
Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, Kerala
A low pressure area over Indian ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression and later into a cyclonic storm before reaching the north Tamil Nadu coast on 30 April
Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major rise
There was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands showed no major rise, said INCOIS (Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services) director SPS Shenoi.
India should abandon 'incredibly dangerous' efforts to recover US citizen John Chau's body, says tribal rights group
John Allen Chau, 27, who described himself in social media posts as an adventurer and explorer, was killed by the Sentinelese tribes on 17 November when he tried to enter the North Sentinel Island — where entry of outsiders is forbidden by law— allegedly after paying to the fishermen to smuggle him.
Home ministry says killed US citizen John Chau wasn't an evangelist, violated local laws to reach North Sentinel Island
Andaman and Nicobar Police chief Dependra Pathak said John Chau had enlisted the help of local electronics engineer Alexander and a water sports service provider and hired five fishermen to evade the patrolling teams.
The earthquake occurred at 4.19 pm and lasted for 27 seconds. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred 165 kilometres south west of Port Blair.
Tom Alter's Andamans —Jewels of the Sea explores the infamous Andaman Jail, Havelock and Neill Islands and Ross Island
Myanmar navy battled high winds on Saturday as they scoured the Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash.
With Cyclone Vardah intensifying in the Bay of Bengal the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Thursday requested the Defence Ministry to provide air sorties to expedite the movement of tourists trapped in Havelock Island
Around 1,400 tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions and four ships have been pressed into service by the Navy today to evacuate them.
On the peaceful Andaman and Nicobar islands, a potentially dangerous confrontation is brewing between saltwater crocodiles and human residents
Havelock, part of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands in the Bay of Bengal, offers the chance for an FOMO-free holiday that heals, quietly.