23 Aug 2016
Lucknow: Flood situation on Tuesday worsened in Uttar Pradesh due to release of water from Nepal and adjoining states of Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand which led to further rise in water levels of major rivers. According to Central Water Commission (CWC), the Ganga is flowing above the danger marks at Fafamau and Chhatnag (both in Allahabad) besides in Mirzapur, Varanasi, Ghazipur and Ballia.
02 Jul 2016
New Delhi: At least twelve people were killed in torrential rains and landslides in Uttarakhand, while two persons were swept away by rain-fed muddy waters in Arunachal Pradesh even as Rajasthan reeled under heat wave conditions with Sri Ganganagar simmering at 45 degrees Celsius.
31 May 2015
New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today said that he has ordered an inquiry into the flood relief scam, adding that strict action would be initiated against those responsible.
26 Jun 2015
Dehradun: With the very first spell of monsoon showers damaging nearly half a dozen roads and bridges in Rudraprayag and Chamoli districts, choppers were today flown to the affected areas with a team of senior officials to assess conditions and ensure safety of Chardham pilgrims.
23 Aug 2016
New Delhi: The Centre on Monday night rushed 10 NDRF teams to flood-hit areas of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh in order to launch massive relief and rescue operations to help those marooned in these states.
26 Aug 2016
Patna: With reports of eight fresh deaths on Friday, the total deaths in Bihar flood increased to 135, with Bhojpur district accounting for 12 deaths in the second round of floods due to the swollen Ganga. The flood, caused by a spate in the Ganga, Sone, Punpun, Burhi Gandak, Ghaghra, Kosi and other rivers, has affected 31.33 lakh people in 1,934 villages in 12 districts, a Disaster Management Department statement said.
25 Aug 2016
Mumbai: As the nation celebrates Lord Krishna's birthday on Thursday, Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan and Rishi Kapoor have wished their fans and followers a Happy Janmashtami on the auspicious occasion.
21 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Seventeen people have died across Madhya Pradesh in the devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resultant floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
20 Aug 2016
Bhopal: Fifteen people have died since Friday across Madhya Pradesh in devastation caused by three days of continuous rain and resulting floods, including building collapses in Sagar and Satna districts, officials said on Saturday.
24 Jun 2013
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, who faced flak from the opposition for his absence at the time of the Uttarakhand disaster, will be visiting the flood-hit state on Monday.