IN PICS | Sri Lankan protesters storm President's residence, police use tear gas, water cannons to disperse them

On July 9, Sri Lankan protesters stormed President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's residence and nearby office. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of the capital Colombo in the biggest demonstration yet to vent their fury against a leader they hold responsible for the island nation's worst economic crisis.

published on : 9th July 2022

Gujarat stares at acute water shortage

As a result of poor rainfall in Gujarat over the last year, people in the state stare at an acute water shortage. 

published on : 11th May 2022

In Photos | Sri Lankan economic crisis: State deploys troops in capital after clashes

Authorities deployed armed troops in the capital Colombo today hours after government supporters attacked protesters who had been camping outside the offices of the country's president and prime minister.

published on : 9th May 2022

Thousands of students mob Sri Lanka PM Mahinda Rajapaksa's residence over economic crisis

Thousands of Sri Lankan university students mobbed PM Mahinda Rajapaksa's home demanding his resignation over the island nation's worsening economic crisis.

published on : 26th April 2022

Sri Lanka Economic Crisis: Violent protests erupt outside President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's residence

Sri Lanka Police fired tear gas and a water canon to disperse several hundred people protesting near the private residence of the country’s President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. The people had gathered to protest the economic hardships faced by them.

published on : 1st April 2022

 Afghanistan crisis: Latest photos as India's evacuation of citizens stuck in Kabul continues

India on Sunday brought back 392 people, including two Afghan lawmakers, in three different flights as part of the mission to evacuate its nationals and Afghan partners from Kabul in the backdrop of increasing hostilities by the Taliban and deteriorating security situation in the city.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Airstrikes & Explosions: Clashes continue as Israel-Palestine tensions soar

Rockets streamed out of Gaza and Israel pounded the territory with airstrikes as the most severe outbreak of violence since the 2014 war took on many of the hallmarks of that devastating 50-day conflict, with no endgame in sight.

published on : 12th May 2021

'What did Opposition do?': Here are some notable efforts by Congress, Left, other parties to help people during the pandemic

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has admitted that the government may have fallen short in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and migrants’ crisis and asked the Opposition what it had done so far. Here are a few campaigns carried out by opposition parties to lessen people's difficulties.

published on : 10th June 2020

Homecoming: After weeks of struggle, trains, buses arranged for migrants in India amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Migrants in every state have been hard hit due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown. With no jobs, wage or food, the migrants just want to be ferried back to their villages during this ongoing coronavirus lockdown. 

published on : 2nd May 2020

From Syria to Iraq, how is COVID-19 outbreak affecting Middle East conflicts?

It remains unclear what the coronavirus pandemic's impact will be on the multiple wars roiling the Middle East. Here is an overview of the impact so far on the conflicts in Syria, Yemen, Libya and Iraq. 

published on : 5th April 2020

Here's the full list of Scindia loyalists, other rebel Congress MLAs who deserted Kamal Nath

In a major setback to the Congress, Jyotiraditya Scindia, one of its senior leaders, resigned from the party, saying it was time for him to move on. Over 20 rebel MLAs have resigned so far, pushing the Kamal Nath government to the edge. Meet them all here.

published on : 10th March 2020

Empty roads, security forces, constant vigil: An inside look from locked-down Kashmir

Jammu and Kashmir has been in a lockdown situation since August 5 when Home Minister Amit Shah announced the historic decision of abrogation of Article 370 in the state. Express brings you an inside look of how the restrictions have affected normal life in Kashmir.

published on : 17th August 2019

Journey of Cauvery water from Karnataka border to drought-hit Chennai

Express lensman Shiba Prasad Sahu traces the journey of water from 'zero point' in Ajjiparai, on Karnataka- Tamil Nadu border to Chennai in times of water crisis.

published on : 29th July 2019

IN PHOTOS | The many faces of rain

published on : 26th July 2019

The 15 MLAs who brought down Kumaraswamy government

The HDK government, on tenterhooks since July 1, finally fell on Tuesday, with 15 rebels and two independents remaining firm on their decision to not support the trust vote. Here are the rebel 15 who stuck together to ensure the fall of a government.

published on : 24th July 2019

Karnataka floor test: Trust vote delayed as Speaker adjourns House till Monday

After hours of debate, uproar and sloganeering in the Assembly for the second consecutive day on Friday, Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar adjourned the session to Monday.

published on : 20th July 2019

Islamic State reverting to insurgency tactics after losing caliphate

Nearly defeated on the battlefields, IS  has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014 - a shadowy insurgent network that targets civilian populations with guerrilla-style attacks and exploits state weaknesses.

published on : 12th October 2018

Indian or not? Over 40 lakh lives in Assam faces identity crisis over NRC draft release

The names of over 40 lakh people did not figure in the updated National Register of Citizens the complete draft of which was published in Assam on Monday, 30 July 2018.

published on : 31st July 2018

On World Refugee Day, here's a peek into the lives of the Rohingyas of Hyderabad

The refugee crisis that has hit the world is an immediate global problem. Rohingya Muslims who fled their home are trying to settle down in various parts of the world in a desperate attempt to regain their identity.   

published on : 20th June 2018
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