Bogibeel Bridge
North East  /  Published 25.12.19

Bridge turns lifeline for 2 districts in a year

A year has gone by since Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Bogibeel bridge in Dibrugarh district, the longest-rail-cum road bridge on December 25, it has become the lifeline for the people in t...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 07.02.19

Sop for boatmen, eateries in budget

Boatmen and eateries affected by the inauguration of Bhupen Hazarika Setu (Dhola-Sadiya) and the Bogibeel bridge in Upper Assam are happy with the announcement of rehabilitation in the state budget. A...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.19

A naming debate longer than the longest bridge

Allahabad became Prayagraj last week, in time for the Kumbh mela at the confluence (prayag) of the Yamuna, Ganga and mythical Saraswati, starting a week from now. In this season of ‘naming’, the C...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

North East  /  Published 01.01.19

When traffic stood still on Bogibeel bridge

An unprecedented rush of picnickers at Bogibeel bridge on New Year’s Day resulted in traffic congestion on both sides of the approach road to the bridge. Every year, large crowds gather near Bogibee...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 30.12.18

Traffic norms for Bogibeel bridge in Assam

The Dibrugarh and Dhemaji district administrations in Upper Assam have issued directives for streamlining traffic on the Bogibeel bridge.After the inauguration of the bridge by Prime Minister Narendra...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 29.12.18

No need for name game over Bogibeel: Goyal

Union railway minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday said there is no need to get involved in controversies relating to the naming of Bogibeel bridge and added both Assam and Arunachal Pradesh would gain e...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.12.18

Tourists litter ‘lifeline’ bridge

Dibrugrah resident Bhabesh Bailong, 62, who came to see the Bogibeel bridge as a tourist on Friday, was stunned to see it littered and ended up cleaning it himself. “Bogibeel bridge is our lifeline ...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

Opinion  /  Published 29.12.18

Trump, like the Grinch, likes to play spoilsport

Message of peaceSir — The message of peace that was conveyed by the archbishop of Calcutta, Thomas D’Souza, and the secretary of the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Swami Suparnananda, h...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 27.12.18

Bogibeel jetty loses its bustle

Forty-year-old Shankar Sahani is at a loss after the shutdown of the Bogibeel ferry ghat.The ghat, which has been functioning since 2004, was shut down after the rail-cum-road bridge was inaugurated b...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 26.12.18

Focus on Manmohan, courtesy Modi: Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s apparent attempt to ensure that the BJP-led Centre gets the sole credit for the construction of the Bogibeel bridge in Assam, India’s longest rail-cum-road bridge in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati


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