articles by Saurav Kumar

India

Bihar floods: Fear of dengue outbreak looms over Patna; health dept denies waterlogging to blame for spike

On Saturday, 85 patients — all hailing from Patna city or the district — tested positive for the dreaded disease.

India

Bihar floods: 1,400 villages in 15 districts affected; locals blame dysfunctional infrastructure as health dangers loom large

The flooded areas of Patna are now facing the threat of diseases such as dengue, malaria and chikungunya.

India

Bihar floods: Heavy rains claim 7 lives; IMD issues red alert for 9 districts, including East-West Champaran, Siwan, Muzaffarpur, Sitamarhi

Heavy rains in several parts of Bihar has thrown normal life out of gear affecting rail traffic, healthcare facilities and schools. Weather forecaster have predicted more rains in the coming days. The residences of Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi, Road Construction Minister Nand Kishore Yadav and BJP MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy resembled marooned islands, reports have said