Bihar Floods News
Kafeel Khan released from jail; says UP government ‘stubborn like a child’, can frame me in another case
The paediatrician, who was released after Allahabad HC quashed his detention under NSA, now wants to help flood-affected people in Bihar and Assam
The Central Water Commission warned states of rise in water levels of rivers and dams in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Goa
BJP, JDU, LJP to fight upcoming Bihar Assembly polls together, says JP Nadda; Nitish Kumar to be face of alliance
JP Nadda's remarks come amid a bitter war of words between Nitish Kumar's JDU and Chirag Paswan-headed LJP
Toll due to Bihar floods rises to 27 with 2 new deaths reported today; over 80 lakh people affected so far
Due to heavy rainfall on Thursday, around 11 thousand more people were hit, taking the total number those affected to 81,79,257
Narendra Modi reviews flood situation in six states, calls for innovative technology for forecast system
The prime minister appealed for better coordination between Central and state agencies as part of a permanent system to predict floods
Over 6,800 people have been evacuated in Bihar as several rivers, including Gandak, Burhi Gandak and Koshi are flowing in spate, said a NDRF spokesperson
The number of people affected by the deluge in Assam increased to nearly 26.38 lakh people while the toll due to floods and landslides reached 123 with one more person dying on Saturday
Weather forecast today: IMD predicts heavy rainfall for Delhi-NCR, UP, Punjab, Haryana, Bihar in next 24 hours
The weather department said that a cluster of convective clouds are approaching towards Delhi from west and northwestwards direction.
Patna records 615 dengue cases till 17 October this year, says official; threat of epidemic looms large following heavy rains in parts of Bihar
District Malaria Officer, Patna, informed that out of total 1121 samples, 615 have been tested positive for dengue
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.
Even as water level of major rivers in Bihar has begun to recede, the toll has risen to 97 and the number of dengue cases has shot up.
Union minister Giriraj Singh attacks NDA partner Nitish Kumar, own party colleague Sushil Modi over Bihar floods
Union minister Giriraj Singh on Friday came down heavily on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his Deputy Sushil Kumar Modi on water logging in Patna
India floods 2019: Around 1,900 killed in monsoon rains, deluge across country; Maharashtra tops list with 382 deaths recorded so far
Nearly 1,900 people lost their lives and another 46 were reported missing this monsoon season in rains and floods which affected more than 25 lakh in 22 states, Union Home Ministry officials said
Bihar floods: IMD sounds orange alert in Patna, Vaishali, Begusarai and Khagaria districts for 3-4 Oct; rescue ops in full swing
Patna was brought to a standstill for the past several days after many areas in the city submerged in chest-deep water. "It has been ten days since there has been waterlogging in our area. Municipal Corporation is working to drain out water," Arun Kumar Singh, a resident said.
BJP MP and former Union minister Ram Kripal Yadav on Wednesday night fell into a river near while he was on his way to a flood-hit area falling in his parliamentary constituency
The firebrand BJP leader also attacked the Nitish Kumar government saying an alert had been sounded ahead of the downpour but it failed to ensure attentiveness in the administrative machinery, which could have lessened the severity of the crisis.
'What happened in America?': Nitish Kumar, facing questions on Bihar floods, loses cool with journalists
As the toll following heavy rains and floods in Bihar rose to 42 on Wednesday, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lashed out at journalists who were posing questions before him while he surveyed the affected areas in the state
Most of the country was affected by the incessant monsoon rains which created havoc in many states, both killing and displacing people
Torrential rain and resultant floods have claimed 29 lives across Bihar, apart from causing damage to property and displacing thousands of people. NDRF, SDRF, Indian Air Force are conducting relief and rescue operations in full swing
Continuous rains have flooded extensive parts of Bihar, including the state capital of Patna