North East  /  Published 28.06.20

Flood hits Assam, heavy rains forecast

As many as 21 districts and a population of over 4.6 lakh have been affected in the ongoing flood in Assam with water entering Dibrugarh town and coming threateningly close to entering the capital cit...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Books  /  Published 03.06.20

Brahmaputra: A life beyond its waters

I like to believe that “Luitor pani jabi o boi (Go flowing on, waters of the Luit)”, a song by Assam’s foremost cultural icon, Jyoti Prasad Agarwala, is still one of the first songs someone lear...
By Rongili Biswas in

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Flood threatens Dibrugarh village

Flood and erosion are threatening the very existence of Rongmola village under Chabua revenue circle in Assam’s Dibrugarh district even as the villagers battle the Covid-19 pandemic.The Brahmaputra ...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Erosion threatens villages

There was heavy erosion on the northern part of National Highway-37 in Bokakhat Assembly constituency in Upper Assam’s Golaghat district on Wednesday.Due to incessant rain in the past few days, the ...
By Sanjoy Hazarika in Bokakhat

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Deluge claims one more life in Assam

Assam flood situation on Thursday remained unchanged though one more death was reported from Balijana revenue circle of Goalpara district, the worst affected district in the state. The first death was...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

Brahmaputra water level rises in Guwahati

The water level of the Brahmaputra in Guwahati is inching closer to the danger level, raising fear of floods in the low-lying areas.According to the Central Water Commission (CWC) here, the water leve...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Start-up to supply cloth masks

Brahmaputra Fables, an Assam start-up supplying handloom and handicraft products to customers around the globe, has started an initiative to supply cloth masks to protect against the Covid-19 pandemic...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 18.03.20

Assam: Parched beside a river

It is a matter of extreme urgency when a city harboured by the Brahmaputra continues to suffer from a worsening water crisis. This deepening crisis of water, particularly drinking water, exposes the S...
By Bhargabi Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Corner of Brahmaputra bed at home for fish

Laymen would call them aquariums but they’re so much more than that. The tank in Deepta Chakravartty’s dining room has a riverbed replicating the one in the Brahmaputra, pebbles and plants that ar...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 04.03.20

Dredging along the Brahmaputra not feasible: Panel

An expert committee formed by the Assam government has said dredging operations along the entire length of the Brahmaputra will not be a feasible option to mitigate its flood and erosion hazards.The e...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


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