India Blackout: Northern, Eastern Power Grids Partially Restored; Train Services Delayed

For the second consecutive day life has come to standstill in half of India after power grid failure hit North and East India in one if the worst blackouts since 2001. On Monday, the Northern Grid which collapsed and was restored after about 15 hours of blackouts, tripped again on Tuesday. The Eastern and North-Eastern transmission lines also collapsed on Tuesday afternoon affecting more than 600 million people and 22 states across the country. Jul 31, 2012

Assam Rioters Set Relief Camp On Fire; Woman Shot Dead

Even with deployment of multiple-security agencies in Assam's riot-affected villages, the situation continue to be tense with locals fearing a meltdown in order amidst the unabated violence between ethnic Bodos and Muslims. Jul 27, 2012