Those injured in the blasts at the factory in Tamil Nadu state's Virudhunagar district were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment, police officer Raj Narayanan said.
Authorities said at least 200 people are still missing after the flash flooding in the Dhauliganga River.
Indian authorities launched a search operation on Sunday after a mountain glacier broke in the north of the country, sending a massive flood of water, mud and debris crashing into areas below.
Part of a mountain glacier broke in India's northern Uttarakhand state, sending a massive flood of water and debris slamming into two dams.
The latest protests came a day after India's agriculture minister defended the laws in parliament, dampening hopes of a settlement.
A backlash against ‘sensationalist’ celebrity tweets emerges, as farmers continue to strike on the streets of India.
Tensions have been building around the farmers' camps since Republic Day on Tuesday, when a tractor rally turned into a citywide rampage which left one farmer dead and nearly 400 police injured.
Authorities had agreed to allow tens of thousands of farmers to stage a tractor rally as long as they waited for the military parade to end.
Villagers in Kamala Harris' ancestral village of Thulasendrapuram in southern India hold special prayers and burst firecrackers, ahead of the inauguration ceremony in Washington DC.
Authorities had requested 'fit and healthy' men from the village to join the mass rescue effort
The spell of snowfall lasted from Sunday to Wednesday.
The mystery illness has struck in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh, and was first detected on Saturday evening in Eluru.
Authorities dress up in colourful helmets depicting the coronavirus in an attempt to spread awareness.
They say the laws, which were approved by parliament in September, could cause the government to stop buying grain at guaranteed prices and result in exploitation by corporations that would buy crops at cheap prices.
Health experts warn of crowded festival celebrations causing a virus resurgence that batters India’s health care system.
Harris has rarely delved into her Indian heritage, but that has not stopped Indians from claiming her as their own.
Art school teachers have been painting pictures of US President Donald Trump and his Democratic rival Joe Biden outside an art school in Mumbai, ahead of the upcoming US presidential elections.
The colourful Hindu festivals of Durga Puja and Dussehra have been scaled down this year in India due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nine year old Licypriya Kangujam asked for something different to celebrate her birthday this year.
The 19-year-old is the latest gruesome case of sexual violence against women to rile India.
A residential building in the city of Bhiwandi, 20 kilometers north-east of Mumbai in India collapsed on Monday morning.
The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past Brazil with 4.2 million cases.
The ‘Forest School’ in India is designed to teach children environmental studies too.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mukherjee, saying he “left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation”.