Assam Floods
Opinion  /  Published 25.07.22

Cry in the wild

It is never easy to rationalise tragedy. The two witnessed recently in the Northeast are no exceptions. One, the Assam floods in which the state’s two major rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Barak...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

North East  /  Published 17.07.22

Assam flood toll 195 in two waves

Assam has suffered 195 human casualties in the two waves of flood that have hit the state between April 6 and July 15 this year, leaving behind a trail of unprecedented destruction, affecting one thir...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.07.22

416 villages still under water in Assam

More than 3.79 lakh people are still reeling under floods across 10 districts of Assam, which was battered by heavy spells of rain last month, an official bulletin here said. According to Assam State...
By PTI in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.07.22

Three more held for damaging Assam dyke

Three more persons have been arrested on charges of damaging a dyke that led to the flooding of Silchar in Assam on June 19 with water from the overflowing Barak river that runs along the town. The n...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.22

Tragic season: Regular floods in Assam

Human tragedy occurs in its own time, untouched by gyrations on the political trapeze. The deaths caused by this year’s floods in Assam are tragic enough; added to the loss of homes, crops, live...
By The Editorial Board


North East  /  Published 29.06.22

Manipur, Mizoram send relief to Assam

Manipur and Mizoram are sending relief to flood-hit Assam to help the state cope with the unprecedented flood situation.  Though the overall flood situation in Assam has improved a “little...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 28.06.22

Assam: Patients get chemo on road

Whenever the rain relents, staff at a waterlogged cancer hospital in Assam seize the chance to administer chemotherapy to patients on the road outside, underscoring the misery caused by the region&rsq...
By Krishna N. Das in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 27.06.22

‘Man-made’ on Sarma lips

Even after seven days, there are some areas where the district administration is finding it difficult to send relief to. Drones have been deployed to drop essentials, including medicines. A huge ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.06.22

Assam flood: Silchar submerged for 6th day

The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Saturday with the death count rising to 118 and Silchar town in Cachar district submerged for the sixth straight day, officials said. Ten more people hav...
By Our Bureau, PTI

North East  /  Published 24.06.22

Assam floods: Garuda Aerospace deploys drones

Drone start-up Garuda Aerospace has deployed emergency delivery drones in Assam to support the rescue efforts, following heavy floods and landslides in the state, the company said on Friday. Accordin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Chennai


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