Bihar flood-hit up the ante over relief shortage

Flood victims in Bihar`s Nalanda district Friday blocked roads for hours to protest inadequate assistance provided to them by the state government, police said.

Women fight shame in flood-hit Bihar

Malti and Bhagwati Devi are just two of the thousands of people who have had to abandon their homes to take shelter on an embankment in flood-affected Bihar's Supaul district. Their main worry, however, is not hunger but the difficulties they face in going through their ablutions unlike men.

BJP criticises Manjhi govt over rescue and relief work

BJP lashed out at Bihar government for "failure" to carry out rescue and relief works as well to take preventive measures to minimise the impact of natural calamity afflicting the state every year.

Home Minister takes stock of UP, Bihar floods

As the flood situation in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar remained grim, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday reviewed the situation and assured the two states full central assistance.

Nine districts in Bihar hit by flood, 4 lakh people affected

Nine districts of Bihar have been hit by flood which has claimed two lives so far and affected around four lakh people.

Thousands affected as flood situation worsens in Bihar

The flood situation in Bihar worsened Saturday with a river breaching its embankment in Darbhanga district and affecting thousands, officials said.

Central team visits drought-hit Bihar

A central team Monday began a visit of drought-hit Bihar to assess the situation, an official said.

Bihar witnesses average rainfall of 125.3 mm due to Phailin

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.

Phailin aftermath: Odisha battles floods, 6 dead in Bihar

Cyclone Phailin may have passed away without causing much harm but heavy rains caused by the storm have triggered floods in five districts of Odisha and has put Bihar on flood alert.

After flood, 33 Bihar districts drought affected

Taking into account deficient rainfall this year, Bihar government Wednesday declared 33 out of the 38 districts of state as drought-hit.

Bihar floods: 190 people killed, Nitish makes aerial survey

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.

Over five million people hit by Bihar floods

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.

Flood situation worsens in Bihar

Flood situation in Bihar worsened Thursday with major rivers in spate following heavy rains over the past 24 hours, officials said.

Flood limited, but drought severe in Bihar: Nitish Kumar

Observing that the flood situation was limited but the drought was more severe, Nitish said effective measures were being taken to tide over crisis.

Several villages flooded in Bihar as embankment caves in

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.

Floods in six Bihar districts

Floods triggered by heavy rains in Nepal have affected 158 panchayats spread over six districts in Bihar and affected 1.53 lakh people.

Bihar floods: 76 dead, 77 lakh people affected

Altogether 76 people have lost their
lives in floods spread over 23 districts in Bihar since June
this year, State Disaster Management department secretary
Vyasji said on Thursday.

Bihar floods: Rivers recede, over 2 lakh affected

The overall flood situation in Bihar
eased on Tuesday with rivers Sone and Ganga receding even as over
two lakh people continued to reel under the recent spell of
floods in different districts of the state.

Bihar reels under flood fury

The floods have affected 1.86 million people of 1364 villages in 20 districts.

`In Bihar, floods are a man-made menace`

In Bihar, two and a half days of floods have been turned into a two-and-a-half-month-long affair.