Health ministry sends 1,600 body bags to Uttarakhand

As part of relief efforts in disaster-hit Uttarakhand, the central health ministry has sent 1,600 body bags to the state.

Uttarakhand floods: Death toll uncertain, minister says 10,000 just an estimate

Health Minister Surinder Singh Negi on Sunday spoke on the lines of Assembly speaker Govind Singh Kunjwal, who had pegged the death toll at 10,000.

UPA bluffing nation over U`khand death toll: Rajnath Singh

BJP President Rajnath Singh accused the Congress-led UPA Government of bluffing the country over the number of lives lost in the recent Uttarakhand flash floods.

Uttarakhand death toll may cross 1,000 mark: Shinde

The death toll in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand may cross the reported 1,000 mark after the debris is cleared, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Monday.