The applauding act of the bus driver, identified as Sunil Kumar Mohanty, saved the lives of many.
At least 7 people were taken in critical condition after a cooking gas cylinder exploded at a village in Khordha district on Thursday morning.
Due to heavy rains and poor visibility, a truck coming from Lucknow at a high speed hit the bus.
Cyberabad police have arrested a youth who recklessly drove an Audi car killing a man travelling in an autorickshaw.
In a tragic accident in Gujarat's Anand district, a car collided head on with a truck on Wednesday morning, killing nine members of a family, including 2 kids. Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani and union home minister Amit Shah have offered their condolences.
As many as two persons were killed and four injured in two separate road accidents in Cuttack and Bhubaneswar
At around 3 to 4 am today, Surendra along with his wife and three relatives was on his way from Berhampur in Ganjam district to Rourkela in Sundargarh district when the driver lost control over the vehicle which rammed into a roadside tree.
The death toll in the head-on collision between a double-decker bus and a loader ferrying factory workers on the Kanpur-Allahabad highway has climbed to 17, officials said on Wednesday.
While at least 15 persons perished in the blaze mostly due to suffocation, around 10 other workers are feared trapped or missing in the incident.
Palpable tension prevailed at Badadalima village under Tiring Police limits here in Mayurbhanj district following a series of road accidents that left three dead late on Thursday night.
Tragedy struck twice a family in Bolangir district after a man who was taking the body of his wife home from a hospital to perform her last rites died in an ambulance mishap
At least 15 persons were taken ill, including an eight-year-old child, after inhaling ammonia gas which reportedly leaked from a prawn processing plant and an adjacent ice factory at Paradip Garh on Sunday.
As many as eight shops were reduced to ashes in a massive fire that broke out at a vending zone near Madusudan Park in Pokhariput area in the city at around 10 am on Sunday.
The Navy on Thursday morning launched a fresh aerial search and rescue mission, deploying helicopters to scour the waters off Mumbai coast, where the accommodation barge P305 went adrift in Cyclone Tauktae fury before it sank Monday.
The Hatia-Rourkela passenger train met with an accident near Kanaroan railway station. All 84 passengers and the crew are safe. A team has been rushed to the spot to ascertain the reasons behind the accident.
Three persons including a woman and her daughter went missing after a country-made boat they were travelling in to cross the Chitrakonda reservoir capsized in Malkangiri district on Wednesday.
Vehicular movement on the route was disrupted for several hours after a tree uprooted and fell in the middle of the road following the accident forcing hundreds of vehicles stranded on both sides of the road.