Bihar Drought


'Bihar Drought' - 12 News Result(s)

  • Bihar May Be Heading For A "Terrible Drought", Says Nitish Kumar

    Bihar May Be Heading For A "Terrible Drought", Says Nitish Kumar

    The spectre of a "terrible drought" is looming large on Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in the assembly on Monday, urging members of both houses of the legislature to discuss means to combat the impending crisis.

  • Nitish Kumar Reviews Drought Preparedness In Bihar

    Nitish Kumar Reviews Drought Preparedness In Bihar

    With a drought-like condition looming large over Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a meeting with officials from different departments to take stock of the situation.

  • 32 Per Cent Deficit in Monsoon, Bihar Faces Drought-Like Situation

    32 Per Cent Deficit in Monsoon, Bihar Faces Drought-Like Situation

    Farmers in Bihar are staring into the skies, waiting. If it doesn't rain in the coming week, they say, their rice crops would wilt away. The monsoon has brought Bihar only two-thirds the normal level of rain, bringing the state to the brink of agrarian distress.

  • An Uncertain Monsoon Bring Into Focus Bihar's Stalled Irrigation Projects

    Even 22 out of the Bihar's 40 districts have had less than normal rainfall, the state decades old irrigation projects are yet to be completed.

  • Bihar government declares drought in 33 of 38 districts

    Bihar government declares drought in 33 of 38 districts

    Despite a good monsoon, Bihar farmers have little to cheer about. A rainfall deficit of 37 per cent during this sowing season has led the state government to declare a drought in 33 out of the 38 districts in Bihar. This intervention came today after a Bihar government cabinet meeting.

  • Jharkhand farmers' misery: Suicide the only option?

    Jharkhand farmers' misery: Suicide the only option?

    Farmers in Jharkhand have written a letter to the President of India and the Governor, requesting them to grant permission to commit suicide. ''We have written to the president and the governor that if the situation does not improve soon then we will go ahead and commit suicide,'' said Chandeshwari Singh, farmer.One might dismiss this declaration a...

  • Parts of Bihar, Jharkhand drought-hit

    Parts of Bihar, Jharkhand drought-hit

    While the deficient monsoon has managed to make up its shortfall over the last few weeks across most parts of the country, in the east there continues to be a pall of gloom.Drought has been declared in some parts of Bihar and Jharkhand while the deficit faced by North-Eastern states is as high as 20 percent. 50-year-old farmer Shankar Ram borrowed ...

  • Bihar floods: 23 dead, 10 lakh homeless

    In Bihar, nature is at its ironic best. The state is split - there is severe drought in one part and now, floods in another.

  • Bihar: 1 lakh people hit by floods

    After a severe drought in 26 districts, now floods have attacked Bihar.

  • Bihar declares 26 of 40 districts drought-hit

    Bihar declares 26 of 40 districts drought-hit

    The Bihar Government on Monday declared 26 out of 40 districts in the state as drought-hit following deficient rainfall.

  • All-party meet in Bihar over drought situation

    The state government has called an all-party meeting in Patna on Sunday, to discuss the drought situation.

  • Floods hit Bihar; drought in Jharkhand

    Bihar is back to battling its flood problems, and this time it's the Sitamarhi district in the state which is bearing the brunt of the swollen Bagmati river.

'Bihar Drought' - 12 Video Result(s)

'Bihar Drought' - 12 News Result(s)

  • Bihar May Be Heading For A "Terrible Drought", Says Nitish Kumar

    Bihar May Be Heading For A "Terrible Drought", Says Nitish Kumar

    The spectre of a "terrible drought" is looming large on Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said in the assembly on Monday, urging members of both houses of the legislature to discuss means to combat the impending crisis.

  • Nitish Kumar Reviews Drought Preparedness In Bihar

    Nitish Kumar Reviews Drought Preparedness In Bihar

    With a drought-like condition looming large over Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today held a meeting with officials from different departments to take stock of the situation.

  • 32 Per Cent Deficit in Monsoon, Bihar Faces Drought-Like Situation

    32 Per Cent Deficit in Monsoon, Bihar Faces Drought-Like Situation

    Farmers in Bihar are staring into the skies, waiting. If it doesn't rain in the coming week, they say, their rice crops would wilt away. The monsoon has brought Bihar only two-thirds the normal level of rain, bringing the state to the brink of agrarian distress.

  • An Uncertain Monsoon Bring Into Focus Bihar's Stalled Irrigation Projects

    Even 22 out of the Bihar's 40 districts have had less than normal rainfall, the state decades old irrigation projects are yet to be completed.

  • Bihar government declares drought in 33 of 38 districts

    Bihar government declares drought in 33 of 38 districts

    Despite a good monsoon, Bihar farmers have little to cheer about. A rainfall deficit of 37 per cent during this sowing season has led the state government to declare a drought in 33 out of the 38 districts in Bihar. This intervention came today after a Bihar government cabinet meeting.

  • Jharkhand farmers' misery: Suicide the only option?

    Jharkhand farmers' misery: Suicide the only option?

    Farmers in Jharkhand have written a letter to the President of India and the Governor, requesting them to grant permission to commit suicide. ''We have written to the president and the governor that if the situation does not improve soon then we will go ahead and commit suicide,'' said Chandeshwari Singh, farmer.One might dismiss this declaration a...

  • Parts of Bihar, Jharkhand drought-hit

    Parts of Bihar, Jharkhand drought-hit

    While the deficient monsoon has managed to make up its shortfall over the last few weeks across most parts of the country, in the east there continues to be a pall of gloom.Drought has been declared in some parts of Bihar and Jharkhand while the deficit faced by North-Eastern states is as high as 20 percent. 50-year-old farmer Shankar Ram borrowed ...

  • Bihar floods: 23 dead, 10 lakh homeless

    In Bihar, nature is at its ironic best. The state is split - there is severe drought in one part and now, floods in another.

  • Bihar: 1 lakh people hit by floods

    After a severe drought in 26 districts, now floods have attacked Bihar.

  • Bihar declares 26 of 40 districts drought-hit

    Bihar declares 26 of 40 districts drought-hit

    The Bihar Government on Monday declared 26 out of 40 districts in the state as drought-hit following deficient rainfall.

  • All-party meet in Bihar over drought situation

    The state government has called an all-party meeting in Patna on Sunday, to discuss the drought situation.

  • Floods hit Bihar; drought in Jharkhand

    Bihar is back to battling its flood problems, and this time it's the Sitamarhi district in the state which is bearing the brunt of the swollen Bagmati river.

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