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BJP calls on Centre, Bihar to join hands to resolve flood-linked crisis

Floods in Bihar have claimed 156 lives so far, and affected the lives of lakhs of people in 12 districts. Given the extent of the damage to life, livestock, crops and property, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday appealed to both the Centre and the Bihar government to join hands to provide relief and rehabilitation to the people.

Rain hits normal life in Jhalawar, Baran districts of Rajasthan

Rain hits normal life in Jhalawar, Baran districts of Rajasthan

Normal life has been affected in Jhalawar and Baran districts of Rajasthan following heavy rain in the two districts since Sunday morning.

Depression over Bay of Bengal, MeT warns of heavy rainfall, rough sea in parts of Odisha

With the well marked low pressure concentrating into a depression over Bay of Bengal, IMD on Wednesday warned of very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind and rough sea in some areas of Odisha during the next 24 hours.

Flood-hit Indian elephant that travelled 1,700 km dies in Bangladesh

An Indian elephant, which had been trapped in swamps after being swept away over 1,700 km into Bangladesh by raging flood waters, died on Wednesday despite valiant efforts by villagers and officials to save him.

Bus plunges into river in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, 40 students rescued - See pics

Bus plunges into river in Rajasthan's Bhilwara, 40 students rescued - See pics

Nearly 40 school kids were rescued with the help of the locals of Bijolia area after their school bus fell into a river.

Heavy and continuous rain affects normal life in Rajasthan

Heavy and continuous rain in south eastern parts of Rajasthan has affected normal life.

Teenager electrocuted as heavy showers throw Kolkata life off gear

A teenager got electrocuted and harried commuters had to negotiate waterlogged streets and traffic snarls as life was thrown out of gear in the city following heavy monsoon showers on Monday evening.

Heavy rain alert in Uttarakhand

Rishikesh-Gangotri National Highway is blocked by debris near Helgugad, Laldhang and Gangnani in Uttarkashi district.

Vaishno Devi yatra suspended after landslide

Vaishno Devi Yatra stopped after the land slide. IMD has issued a warning about the more rain in the area.

'Yagya' helps protect environment, brings rain, says BJP MP Virendra Singh in Lok Sabha

'Yagya' helps protect environment, brings rain, says BJP MP Virendra Singh in Lok Sabha

Making these remarks in the Lok Sabha, he argued that 'Yagya' has both spiritual as well as scientific basis.

Death toll in Bihar floods climbs to 64

The death toll in Bihar floods on Thursday mounted to 64 with over 33 lakh people spread across 13 districts affected by the deluge.

Flood situation in Assam improves

Flood situation in Assam improved considerably on Thursday, though nearly three lakh people are still suffering across ten districts in the state.

Bridge on Mumbai-Goa Highway caves in amid rain, 22 missing; CM Fadnavis orders probe

Bridge on Mumbai-Goa Highway caves in amid rain, 22 missing; CM Fadnavis orders probe

At least 22 people went missing after two state-run buses were swept away in flooded Savitri river when a British-era bridge collapsed on the Mumbai-Goa Highway near here in Raigad district but no survivors or bodies have been found after a gruelling 14-hour search and rescue operation.

Haryana CM Khattar blames unplanned construction for Gurgaon's traffic havoc, removes city police chief

Haryana CM Khattar blames unplanned construction for Gurgaon's traffic havoc, removes city police chief

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar broke his silence on the traffic situation that has been ailing Gurgaon for the past few days and said that he will personally visit the affected areas to take stock of the situation.

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

Forty killed in lightning strikes in Odisha, CM Naveen Patnaik announces compensation

At least 40 people were killed and more than 35 others were injured in lightning strikes in Odisha in the past 24 hours, media reports said on Saturday. 

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation.

As flood continues to wreck havoc, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Assam today

As flood continues to wreck havoc, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Assam today

The worst affected districts by floods in Assam are Lakhimpur, Golaghat, Bongaigaon, Jorhat, Dhemaji, Barpeta, Goalpara, Dhubri, Darrang, Morigaon and Sonitpur.

Flood wrecks havoc in Bihar, Assam; more than 40 dead, lakhs affected

Flood wrecks havoc in Bihar, Assam; more than 40 dead, lakhs affected

Lakhs have been affected due to floods in both Bihar and Assam.

CM asks ministers to fan out in flood-hit areas in Assam

 Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed his cabinet colleagues to visit flood- hit districts to review the prevailing situation and supervise relief and rescue operations, an official release said here.

Assam flood toll 12, CM makes statement in House

Assam flood toll 12, CM makes statement in House

The current wave of flood has claimed 12 lives and affected nearly 16 lakh people across Assam, the state Assembly was informed on Wednesday.