Severe cyclone Asani raged over the Bay of Bengal packing a wind speed of 105 km per hour amidst indication of a gradual weakening later today.
Some 330 million people in 256 districts are affected by severe drought in India, the government tells the Supreme Court.
A non-bailable warrant is issued against Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a local court in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh for a morphed picture of India's limited-overs' captain that appeared on the cover of a magazine in April 2013.
Thirteen people, including three children, were killed on Saturday and ten others injured when a mini-truck carrying a marriage party collided with a bus at Andhra Pradesh.
Persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar and thousands of Bangladeshi nationals have undertaken perilous journeys across the Andaman Sea to reach countries in Southeast Asia.
At least 27 pilgrims die in a stampede on the banks of a holy river in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
In a ghastly road accident 22 people including nine women and seven children are killed as a cruiser van fell into the river Godavari at Andhra Pradesh in India.
Delhi, surrounding areas wake up to a cooler morning as mercury dropped to around 30°C from weeks of unrelenting temperatures caused by a heat wave that killed over 2,200 people in India.
The massive heatwave sweeping India is starting to ease, with forecasts of rain in some affected states.
More than 100 people are felled by a blazing heat wave alone in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh with the mercury hovering at 47 degrees Celsius at several places across the two states even as the death toll crossed 200 in the two states in the last three days.
Twenty suspected red sandalwood smugglers are killed during a clash with police in southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh