Bihar floods

Waters reach danger mark in Bihar, train services hit

Excess rainfall in Nepal and the swollen rivers flowing from the neighbouring country into  north Bihar have only aggravated the flood situation in the eastern state.

published on : 29th July 2019

Bihar: Nine children drown while bathing in floodwater

According to official sources, more than 39 children had drowned so far in the past one fortnight in different parts of state due to flood water.

published on : 28th July 2019

Bihar flood situation grim, 85 lakh affected in 1,253 panchayats

Among the 13 districts affected by the deluge, Sitamarhi and Madhubani were the worst-affected with 37 and 30 deaths respectively.

published on : 27th July 2019

Death toll in Bihar floods mounts to 127, Nitish to write to Centre for help

The number of deaths, that had remained unchanged at 123 on Thursday, saw an increase of four on account of two casualties each reported from Darbhanga and Kishanganj districts.

published on : 26th July 2019

Nitish seeks more time from PM Modi to give suggestion on new education policy

The CM said in the Assembly that the state requires more time as it is engaged in tackling flood in certain districts while a drought is looming large in other parts of the state.

published on : 26th July 2019

Shatrughan Sinha, Adil Hussain and others call for permanent solution to floods in Assam, Bihar

Adil Hussain, who belongs to Assam's Goalpara district, said the country has not been able to come up with a "concrete plan" for tackling the problem even 70 years after Independence.

published on : 25th July 2019

Two more die in Bihar floods, death toll reaches 106

Both the deaths have taken place in Madhubani district.

published on : 23rd July 2019

Bihar floods: Death toll reaches 104, 76.85 lakh people affected so far

The number of relief camps and people taking shelter in camps beside the number of community kitchens has gone down as the water level is receding, they said.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Deluge in Assam claims two more lives, toll reaches 66 

The flood also claimed the lives of 187 animals, including 16 rhinos, in the Kaziranga National Park.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar inspects flood relief camps

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday inspected flooded areas at Darbhanga, Katihar and Sitamrahi districts in Bihar where the monsoon deluge has claimed 102 lives so far.

published on : 22nd July 2019

Five more die in Bihar floods, death toll reaches 102

All the five deaths were reported since Saturday from Madhubani district, which accounted for 23 casualties.

published on : 21st July 2019

Five more die in Bihar floods, death toll reaches 97

Around two lakh more people were affected by the flood on July 20, pushing the overall figure to 69 lakh people affected in 12 districts.

published on : 21st July 2019

Floods continue to pile agony in Bihar, Assam

Prices of vegetables, such as tomato, peas and beans, also surged sharply over the last one week in Haryana, Punjab and Chandigarh owing to supply crunch caused by heavy rains.

published on : 20th July 2019

Death toll in flood-hit Bihar climbs to 92; CM Nitish Kumar launches DBT scheme for assistance

A significant number of casualties have also been reported from districts like Araria, Madhubani, Purnea, Sheohar and Darbhanga.

published on : 19th July 2019

Bihar floods: 78 dead, over 50 lakh people affected 

The state government has installed 1,119 relief camps, spread across all the 12 affected districts, to ensure proper food and safe drinking water to those impacted by the deluge.

published on : 19th July 2019
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