More than 20 people are known dead and many others buried in the wreckage of an overpass that collapsed in Calcutta. The bridge was still under construction. Concerns are again being raised about the quality of India’s building standards.
Rescuers continued searching for survivors as the death toll from a building collapse in Mumbai rose to more than 30. The disaster came as India's financial capital mopped up from floods caused by heavy monsoon rains.
Months of flooding in six Indian states have caused huge economic losses and heaped misery on the millions of people. Now, the country's preparedness for natural disasters is being questioned. Murali Krishnan reports.
Nowhere else in India do colonial pageantry and modern poverty meet so brutally as in Calcutta, now Kolkata. Until his death, Nobel laureate Günter Grass had a love-hate relationship with the city.
A surprise thunderstorm has knocked over a concrete wall onto scores of wedding guests in west India, killing at least 26 people. Police are investigating a manager of the venue for possible negligence.
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