The remaining people on the boat either swam to safety or were rescued by SDRF personnel, while the search for missing persons is still on
The money from SDRF can be used to boost health infrastructure such as quarantine facilities, labs and oxygen generation plants, and to purchase ventilators and PPE kits, said the MHA
Jaipur rains: Three dead, 50 families evacuated from low-lying areas as heavy downpour lashes Rajasthan's capital
The weather department has forecast moderate to intense thunderstorm and heavy to extremely heavy rainfall in the city over the next 24 hours
Dushyant Dave, appearing for NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation, said that the creation of the PM-CARES Fund contravenes provisions of the Disaster Management Act
Assam flood claims 2 more lives, toll rises to 61; 10.75 lakh people affected in 18 districts, say officials
Barpeta remains the worst-hit district in Assam with over 6.33 lakh people affected by the flood, the the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its daily bulletin
TMC gives adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over loss of lives and property due to Cyclone Bulbul in West Bengal
Development comes day after Mamata Banerjee claimed that the state has not received any financial help from the Centre as was promised
'Yet to receive a single penny': Mamata Banerjee slams Centre, Narendra Modi over financial assistance for Cyclone Bulbul
'State has suffered loss of Rs 23811.60 crore, six people lost their lives. Prime Minister had tweeted that financial help will be provided', said Mamata Banerjee while speaking in the Assembly
The toll in the heavy rains in Odisha has mounted to six with three fresh deaths reported from the districts, officials said Saturday.
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.
Bihar floods: Toll rises to 40 as NDRF, SDRF, IAF rush for rescue ops; Patna, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga among worst affected districts
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the extent of the floods in the state on Monday after 29 people died and 3,000 to 4,000 people were evacuated from inundated areas in the state capital, Patna.
Over 5,000 evacuated from Rajashan's Kota as release of dam water causes flooding; no casualties reported
Schools have been closed and Army, NDRF, SDRF and teams from Kota municipal corporation (KMC) engaged in rescue operations in areas along the river Chambal
Yogi Adityanath visited the flood-affected areas on Friday in Varanasi and said that the relief, rescue operations are underway
Punjab floods: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000-crore relief package for state
In wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the losses.
Trivendra Singh Rawat visits rain-ravaged Mori block of Uttarkashi, announces Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of deceased
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat visited the rain-ravaged Mori block of Uttarkashi on Tuesday to take stock of relief and rescue operations.
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Thursday urged the Maharashtra government to waive loans of farmers who hail from flood-affected areas in the state.
Vadodara floods: Four dead, 5,000 evacuated as rains wreak havoc; central Gujarat records 499 mm downpour in 24 hours
Four persons were killed and over 5,000 have been evacuated from Vadodara city and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat which was battered by nearly 500 mm of rain in 24 hours till Thursday morning
Floods ravage several parts of country; 28 dead in Assam, toll rises to 67 in Bihar even as water begins to recede
According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 28 people have died till Thursday due to floods.
Assam floods: 90% of Kaziranga National Park submerged, 155 anti-poaching camps affected, says state govt
Ninety percent of the Kaziranga National Park in Golaghat and Nagaon districts of Assam is still submerged, affecting 150 anti-poaching camps, the state environment ministry said.
Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura
In Bihar, the flood situation turned grim on Sunday with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state
The flood situation in Bihar turned grim with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state, an official report said.