North East  /  Published 26.04.19

Villagers prove self-help is best help

Realising that self-help is the best help, villagers of Kongkul, Old Borguli and New Borguli in East Siang district of Arunachal Pradesh have taken up the Herculean task of river control by indigenous...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

North East  /  Published 25.05.20

Return by June, July brings floods: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam’s Covid count is galloping. On Monday, the pandemic spread its tentacles to all the 33 districts and witnessed the highest one-day spike of 124 cases till now, taking the total number to 514.A...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.10.19

Posers on Assam anti-flood steps

The apathy of the water resources department in repairing an RCC protection wall along the river Longai at Nilambazar in Karimganj district has triggered fury among residents.Nilambazar falls under Ka...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

North East  /  Published 27.10.19

Floods hit three districts

Incessant rainfall since Thursday and the excess water released from the Neepco-operated Kopili hydroelectric project submerged large parts of Dima Hasao and Hojai districts and parts of Nagaon on Sun...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

How onion rides the price wave

The price of onion has swung from Rs 23-24 a kilo in December last year to Rs 140-150 a kilo this winter. Bengal requires around eight lakh tonnes of onions throughout the year and a bulk of it is sou...
By Kinsuk Basu in


Opinion  /  Published 13.08.19

Everybody loves a good flood -- especially the donors

Article 370 may have swamped our collective consciousness over the past week, but the submergence of sundry states has resurfaced with a vengeance to take precedence. The stark images are steeped in p...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

North East  /  Published 08.08.19

Shillong siblings donate pocket money savings of Rs 50000 for flood relief

Meghalaya chief minister Conrad K. Sangma received a very special donation for flood relief on Thursday as three siblings, aged 12 to 18, handed over Rs 50,000, which they had saved from their pocket ...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

Opinion  /  Published 11.09.18

Flood response shows India's blind spot

By The Editorial Board in

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 24.05.20

Flood situation worsens in Assam

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday as three more districts were hit by the deluge following heavy rainfall. Continuous release of water by the Neepco’s Ranganadi project worsened the si...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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