Latest Bihar flood Stories
In August torrential rains devastated the banks of the Kosi River of eastern India, displacing more than 3 million people.
By The Associated Press SAHARSA, India (AP) - The deluge came and turned his world to water, so Umesh Kushyaha decided to build a boat.
NEW DELHI: Natural calamities can blur political lines, providing at least briefly, a respite from relentless rivalries. But Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's flight to Bihar on Thursday to assess the Kosi disaster looked like a UPA delegation.
By Andrew Buncombe It is a landscape of despair. The carcasses of dead animals lie adrift in the flood water, rotting and stinking.
The death toll from flood waters in the east Indian state of Bihar continues to rise. Emergency officials say at least 65 people have died because of rising flood waters from a burst dam on the Kosi River. That's 10 more victims than reported earlier this week.
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