Rescuers in India have safely evacuated all 700 passengers from a train after it got stuck in monsoon floodwaters between two stations near Mumbai, the country’s home minister said.
Lightning has killed at least 20 people as thunderstorms and heavy rains lash eastern India, a government official said.
Opposition leaders in India have demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi clarify his position in parliament about Donald Trump’s claim he was asked about mediating on India’s long-running dispute with Pakistan over Kashmir.
Firefighters rescued 89 people after a nine-storey office building caught fire on Monday in Mumbai, India’s financial capital, an official said.
Rescuers have found 14 bodies and pulled out 11 survivors as they began winding down operations at the site of a dilapidated building that collapsed in India’s financial capital of Mumbai.
Flooding and landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have killed at least 50 people in Nepal in the past few days, with more deaths reported across the border in India and Bangladesh.
At least 29 people have been killed after a bus they were travelling in smashed through the boundary wall of an expressway bridge and plunged off the road in northern India.
Rohit Sharma’s record fifth century at the World Cup sent India roaring into the semi-finals in high spirits, but their seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka was as notable for events in the sky as those in the ground.
Rahul Gandhi has resigned as president of India’s opposition Congress party to take responsibility for its crushing defeat in recent elections.
Heavy monsoon rains in western India have caused at least three walls to collapse on to huts and city shanties, killing at least 27 people and injuring dozens of others.
Virat Kohli questioned the dimensions of the boundaries at Edgbaston after India suffered their first defeat of the World Cup against England on Sunday.