Patna floods

Dengue scare in Bihar after devastating floods; 1,923 cases reported so far, 1,410 alone in Patna

With some places in Patna inundated following the floods, the threat of a dengue epidemic looms large over the region. In the state capital, which was worst-affected by the heavy downpour, at least 1,410 patients have been tested positive for dengue. 

Oct 16, 2019, 09:07 AM IST

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav slams Bihar CM Nitish Kumar over Patna floods, seeks his resignation

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav remarked that the severe waterlogging in Patna is not a natural calamity and chief minister Nitish Kumar should take responsibility for the ongoing crisis and resign.

Oct 06, 2019, 17:55 PM IST

Giriraj Singh should apologise for doing nothing for Bihar people: JDU

Union Minister Giriraj Singh should apologise to the people of Bihar for not working for them ever despite being a Central minister, Janta Dal (United) spokesperson Sanjay Singh said on Sunday.

Oct 06, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

Bihar: 73 dead, 17.09 lakh affected due to floods, heavy rain warning for next 48 hours

The Central Water Commission, meanwhile, released a statement that said that many rivers in Bihar and other parts of India are flowing in a severe situation. There are 15 flood warning alerts in Bihar and 21 across India.

Oct 03, 2019, 09:04 AM IST

Nitish Kumar gets angry with media on questions on Bihar Floods

Nitish Kumar gets angry with media on questions on Bihar Floods. To know more watch the video

Oct 02, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Nitish Kumar loses cool when questioned on Bihar floods, asks 'what happened in Mumbai, America?'

"I am asking in how many parts of the country and across the world, have there been floods? Is water in some parts of Patna the only problem we have? What happened in America? "What about Mumbai?" Nitish Kumar said.

Oct 02, 2019, 07:43 AM IST

All relief efforts being made for people affected by Patna floods: CM Nitish Kumar

"We are extending every possible relief effort to the people affected by the floods in the city. We are doing everything we can. No one is sitting idle. This is a natural calamity which was magnified by climate change," Kumar told media persons outside the camp.

Oct 02, 2019, 00:06 AM IST

Ganga, Kosi flow above danger mark in Bihar, floods in 16 districts cripple life

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other Central agencies are carrying out rescue operations across Bihar. Twenty teams of the NDRF have been deployed in the Bihar of which six have been located in Patna, which is worst-hit. 

Oct 01, 2019, 13:36 PM IST

40 dead, 9 injured as floods wreak havoc in Bihar; PM Narendra Modi dials CM Nitish Kumar

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss the flood situation in Bihar and said that the central government will provide all possible assistance.

Oct 01, 2019, 08:09 AM IST

'Mermaid in disaster': Woman's photoshoot on flooded Patna roads goes viral

The pictures have been massively shared and the comments section is flooded with mixed responses from the netizens. While some have thanked the photographer for showing the plight of the city, others have slammed him for his insensitivity towards the condition of the city. 

Oct 01, 2019, 07:20 AM IST

Congress MP demands Nitish Kumar's resignation over Patna floods

Earlier today, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar had said that the administration is making all efforts to help people and that proper arrangements are in place.

Sep 29, 2019, 20:29 PM IST

Bihar floods situation grim, Patna worst-hit; death toll reaches 17

With overflowing drains throughout the city, water has also entered different houses in many localities of Patna.

Sep 29, 2019, 15:51 PM IST