Brahmaputra

Felling trees for bridge over Brahmaputra: Guwahati residents erupt in protest

The residents are enraged that over 200 trees will be felled, most of which stand tall at the Sankardev Park. The approach road to the proposed bridge will pass through the park that faces the river.

published on : 10th November 2019

Muslims included in Assam NRC being made to give another test, alleges organisation

To substantiate its charge, the organisation produced some freshly-issued notices.

published on : 4th August 2019

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 17 as 44.96 lakh people affected

The Centre on Tuesday released grant-in-aid of Rs.251.55 crore to the state government as the first installment while Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had an aerial survey.

published on : 16th July 2019

Four more die in 'critical' Assam floods as 42.86 lakh people affected

All major rivers, including the Brahmaputra, were in a spate, flowing above the danger level at various places including Guwahati.

published on : 15th July 2019

This country emulates India, gives its rivers 'legal persons' status 

The court appointed the country's River Conservation Commission as the legal guardian of all waterways and directed other state agencies to fully assist them.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Guwahati boat tragedy: No trace of missing passengers

Based on reports received from families, Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said two persons were missing in the boat tragedy on Wednesday.

published on : 6th September 2018

Satras: An old Assamese culture being washed away by Brahmaputra

An integral part of the diverse Assam­ese culture is under threat of being wa­s­hed away by the mighty Brahmaputra.

published on : 7th August 2017

Nothing is permanent in Brahmaputra islets at Assam's Dhubri

Residents of Brahmaputra's river islets in Assam's Dhubri district bordering Bangladesh have realised that they are counted only as votes.

published on : 5th 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