States and union territories of India

A Faulty Switch may have caused India's Deadliest Train Crash

The search for survivors of the deadly train crash in India ended on Sunday and rescuers do not expect to find any more survivors, Reuters reported.

At least 275 people were killed and more than 1,200 injured in India's worst rail disaster in two decades, with signal failure emerging as the likely cause of the accident, which happened around 7 p.m. local time on Friday.

At least 280 Dead and over 900 Injured in a Crash between Two Trains in India

More than 280 people were killed in the crash between two passenger trains in the Indian state of Odisha, and about 900 were injured. The death toll is expected to rise, local authorities have warned.

More than 200 ambulances were dispatched to the scene, and more than 100 medics were additionally mobilized.

Landslides, floods kill at least 25 in southwest India

At least 25 people have died in landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains in southwestern India, officials said on Oct. 17, as rescuers scoured for survivors in muddy debris and the military flew in emergency supplies.

Residents were cut off in parts of the coastal state of Kerala as the rains, which started to intensify from late Oct. 15, swelled rivers and flooded roads.