Assam floods

Assam flood situation improves marginally; 4.93 lakh affected

Almost 70 per cent of the Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve still under water with as many as 110 of the 223 anti-poaching camps inundated.

published on : 2nd September 2021

Nearly 5.74 lakh affected in Assam floods, Modi calls up CM Himanta

According to ASDMA, 1,278 villages in 61 revenue circles have been affected. The 5,73,938 affected people include 1,91,821 women and 1,44,582 children.

published on : 31st August 2021

Keeping close watch on Assam flood situation, 10 NDRF teams deployed till now: MHA

According to Flood Reporting and Information Management System, two children, one each in Chenga in Barpeta district and Mayong in Morigaon had drowned in the floodwaters till August 30.

published on : 31st August 2021

PM Modi speaks to Assam CM to take stock of flood situation

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated with two persons losing their lives and over 3.63 lakh people suffering in the deluge across 17 districts, an official bulletin said on Monday.

published on : 31st August 2021

2 children die, 70% of Kaziranga inundated in Assam floods

Altogether 950 villages under 50 revenue circles are in the grip of the deluge, triggered by incessant rains.

published on : 30th August 2021

2020 was a year of raging pandemic, gas spill, floods, massive protests for Assam

The Assam government adopted the policy of 'Ruthless Quarantine with A Human Heart' as nearly 30 lakh people underwent both institutional and home isolation.

published on : 31st December 2020

Assam flood casts a shadow on NRC final draft publication

As some work of the updation of NRC involving the verification of documents of applicants is yet to be completed, NRC authorities were not sure about meeting the deadline.

published on : 22nd June 2018

47 more die in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh floods; situation in Assam, West Bengal improves

Thirty-seven more persons perished in flood-hit Bihar, where over 1.46 crore people are still affected.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Assam flood situation improves: ASDMA report

No fresh deaths due to the deluge were reported and the toll stood at 70, an ASDMA report said.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Assam floods claim 11 more lives today taking toll to 60

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority, three died in Dhubri, while two lives were lost in Morigaon.

published on : 18th August 2017

Now the nuance: Erosion, not floods, is Assam’s problem

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has always maintained that erosion is Assam’s greater problem, not floods.

published on : 2nd August 2017

Noah of the Northeast? Well, better late than never

Starting even before the monsoon, the Brahmaputra and 100 of its tributaries have breached their banks in the last 10 weeks.

published on : 1st August 2017

At last, nation looks to northeast

Prime Minister Modi announces a package of Rs 2,350 crore for five flood-ravaged states in India’s oft-forgotten corner.

published on : 1st August 2017

PM Modi announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for those killed in Assam, Rajasthan floods

He also announced Rs 50,000 each for those seriously injured in the floods in the two states, the Prime Minister's Office said.

published on : 31st July 2017

Assam floods make Kaziranga animals vulnerable to poachers

Flood-besieged animals fall prey to tribesmen in Karbi Anglong who hunt them for meat.

published on : 7th July 2017