Police in India filed charges on Thursday against 28 suspects over the Mumbai train blasts in July that killed 185 people, and alleged the attacks were linked to Pakistan's spy agency and militant groups. The police charges claim that Pakistan's intelligence agency and outlawed pro-Pakistan militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba were behind the blasts.
Large tracts of India's western financial hub of Mumbai were under water on Wednesday as the weather bureau warned further heavy rains were on the way and the death toll from the monsoon deluge rose to nine. The deaths brought to at least 234 the number who have been killed across India since the arrival of the monsoon in May.
At least 99 people were reported killed and more than 100 trapped as India's worst day of rainfall on record triggered landslides and building collapses in the western state of Maharashtra, a government official said on Wednesday. Mumbai, India's commercial hub, was paralysed by 24 hours of pounding monsoon rains.