Floods wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam; Army assures quick response
The Army has taken stock of the situation in both states and assured quick response if requisitioned for deployment in affected areas.
Bihar flood: 25 killed, over 2.5mn affected
Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday confirmed 25 deaths due to flood in Bihar. The situation continues to remain grim with over 2.5 milli...
Over 2.5 million affected due to floods in Bihar
To date, 196 relief camps have been set up in the affected areas, with 644 community kitchens providing food to the displaced people.
After Bihar, 'Super 30' now made tax-free in Rajasthan
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot took to Twitter to make the announcement.
Rice planting still on, output likely to cross 100 million tonnes
Despite excessive rains and floods damaging crops in some parts of the country, the government is expecting a bumper output of food grains this Kharif in the first advance estimate to be released soon.
Over a lakh in Bihar await reimbursement for building toilets
Till date, five of the 38 districts of Bihar were declared open defecation free (ODF) but Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has repeatedly announced to achieve the state ODF status by October 2, 2019.
Fagu Chauhan resigns from UP Assembly after appointment as Bihar governor
A six-time MLA, Chauhan (71) was appointed as governor of Bihar last week by the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Bihar: Encephalitis death toll mounts to 108 in Muzaffarpur
The death toll due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Bihar's Muzaffarpur rose to 108 on Tuesday. As many as 89 children have died in S...
Nitish Kumar on Bihar AES deaths: Expressing grief not enough
"What happened is extremely unfortunate, expressing grief is not enough, it is an extremely serious issue. We have held several meetings and...
Bihar: Encephalitis death toll mounts to 100 in Muzaffarpur
At least 100 children have lost their lives due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES) here, officials said on Monday. Sunil Kumar Shahi, Supe...
I, me, myself, three government officials
One person, three simultaneous full-time government jobs does not pay any more.
Priyanka Gandhi meets Unnao victim's family; accuses UP govt of failing to deliver justice
"They (the BJP government) are saying that there is no place for criminals in UP. But the way in which anarchy has spread and crime against women is taking place in the state, I wonder if in the Uttar Pradesh made by them there is any place for women," Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said while talking to reporters after meeting the deceased woman's family members at their house here.
Higher road tax in 9 states pushes up cost of cars
Cars’ on-road price increases from Rs 5k for low-end models to Rs 57k for high end ones.
BJP’s tribal rally in Delhi on December 9
The rally will focus on the rights of tribals and how the BJP is working towards empowering the section of population which is among the most deprived, said party members. The timing of the rally is significant as assembly polls are on in Jharkhand, a state with 26% tribal population.
26 teams of SDRF, NDRF have rescued around 1,25,000 people safely from flood affected areas: Nitish Kumar
While speaking in Bihar Assembly on Tuesday, Chief Minister of the state Nitish Kumar reacted on the flood-affected areas and said, “25 peop...
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