Observing that the flood situation was limited but the drought was more severe, Nitish said effective measures were being taken to tide over crisis.Aug 04, 2013, 21:14 PM IST
The spectre of drought is looming large over Bihar, something that state officials have acknowledged.Jul 03, 2012, 12:22 PM IST
The Bihar cabinet today expressed
concern over the monsoon failure and said the drought-like
situation prevailing in 28 out of 38 districts of the state
was fast taking the shape of 1967 famine.
Bihar`s main opposition RJD on Sunday slammed the state`s NDA government for `failing` to make available adequate fertilisers, diesel, kerosene and seeds to farmers.Jul 19, 2009, 16:09 PM IST