Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 15:46
A central team Monday began a visit of drought-hit Bihar to assess the situation, an official said.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 23:05
Nitish Kumar directed detailed assessment of loss of lives and damage to houses and crops in heavy rainfall in Bihar in aftermath of Cyclone Phailin.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 15:49
Cyclone Phailin triggered heavy rains in Bihar in the last two days averaging 125.3 mm with Bhojpur, Siwan and Patna bearing the brunt of the continuous downpour.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:32
Taking into account deficient rainfall this year, Bihar government Wednesday declared 33 out of the 38 districts of state as drought-hit.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 18:52
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday conducted aerial survey of 12 inundated districts to take stock of the situation arising out of flood which has claimed 190 lives so far in Bihar.
Last Updated: Friday, September 06, 2013, 14:05
Flood waters are receding in all the major rivers of the state, including the Ganga, and the situation is improving, Bihar Disaster Management Minister Renu Kumari Kushwaha said on Friday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 21:40
The flood situation aggravated in Bihar with the toll mounting to 166 even as 5.9 million people spread over 20 districts have been displaced by surging water, according to a disaster management department report on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 15:50
The toll in devastating floods which left hundreds of thousands homeless in Bihar rose to 170 on Wednesday, said an official.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 01, 2013, 17:05
There was no let up in the fury of floods in over a dozen Bihar districts Sunday with major swollen rivers, including the Ganga, affecting more than five million people, officials said.
Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 00:24
Flood situation in Bihar worsened Thursday with major rivers in spate following heavy rains over the past 24 hours, officials said.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 04, 2013, 21:14
Observing that the flood situation was limited but the drought was more severe, Nitish said effective measures were being taken to tide over crisis.
Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 22:05
Several villages in Bihar`s Bhagalpur district were flooded on Monday as a safety embankment caved in and was washed away in the heavy flow of water, official sources said.
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