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  • IOC delivers cooking gas by boats in flood-hit Assam Jul 05, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    IOC delivers cooking gas by boats in flood-hit Assam

    At least 180 people have died and more than 89.13 lakh people suffered cumulatively across 34 districts since April 6 in one of the worst floods Assam witnessed in recent times.

  • Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to fly to a neighbouring state of Maharashtra from Guwahati on June 30: Sources Jun 29, 2022 10:56 AM IST

    Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs to fly to a neighbouring state of Maharashtra from Guwahati on June 30: Sources

    A chartered flight will depart from the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International (LGBI) Airport in Guwahati in the afternoon with the MLAs, they said.

  • 2-storey police station in flood-hit Assam collapses into river in dramatic video Jun 28, 2022 07:01 PM IST

    2-storey police station in flood-hit Assam collapses into river in dramatic video

    Nalbari is one of the most flood prone areas of Assam.

  • Assam flood: 8 more dead, 21.52 lakh affected Jun 27, 2022 10:58 PM IST

    Assam flood: 8 more dead, 21.52 lakh affected

    Over 21 lakh people were still in need of assistance as a result of the downpour on Monday, according to officials, while eight more people perished in the deadly flood that hit Assam.

  • After Maharashtra, crisis on cards for Jharkhand, Rajasthan; TMC govt will also collapse: Suvendu Adhikari Jun 27, 2022 09:40 PM IST

    After Maharashtra, crisis on cards for Jharkhand, Rajasthan; TMC govt will also collapse: Suvendu Adhikari

    Suvendu Adhikari, a senior BJP leader, asserted on Monday that the TMC-led dispensation in Bengal will also fall, and much sooner than its term is up, as the political crisis in Maharashtra continues, with several rebel MLAs of the ruling Shiv Sena camping in Assam

  • Assam floods: NDRF deploys 3 women rescuers for ops in Silchar Jun 27, 2022 07:21 PM IST

    Assam floods: NDRF deploys 3 women rescuers for ops in Silchar

    One of the first missions when female combatants of the federal contingency force have been entrusted to manage a significant disaster is the NDRF's deployment of a team of three women rescuers to perform flood rescue duties in Assam.

  • Assam flood situation grim, Silchar submerged for sixth day Jun 25, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Assam flood situation grim, Silchar submerged for sixth day

    Ten more people have died in the past 24 hours — two each from Barpeta, Dhubri, Karimganj and Udalguri districts and one death each from Cachar and Morigaon — due to floods and landslides.

  • Climate change concerns rise as heavy rain batters Assam, Meghalaya Jun 25, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    Climate change concerns rise as heavy rain batters Assam, Meghalaya

    A Climate Vulnerability Index of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water has named Assam among the states most vulnerable to extreme climate events. The report says the Northeast states are more vulnerable to floods.

  • All 'tourists' are welcome in Assam, says CM Himanta Biswas Sarma on Maharashtra MLAs camping in Guwahati Jun 24, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    All 'tourists' are welcome in Assam, says CM Himanta Biswas Sarma on Maharashtra MLAs camping in Guwahati

    Sarma also said he has nothing to do with the politics of Maharashtra where the survival of the Uddhav Thackeray-led government is at stake after 38 of his party's MLAs rebelled and are currently camping at a hotel in Guwahati after being flown there in several flights.

  • Centre monitoring flood situation in Assam, 250 sorties conducted by IAF: PM Modi Jun 23, 2022 10:14 PM IST

    Centre monitoring flood situation in Assam, 250 sorties conducted by IAF: PM Modi

    Teams of the Indian Army and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are present in the flood-affected areas. They are conducting evacuation operations and assisting those who are affected. The Air Force has conducted over 250 sorties as a part of the evacuation process.

  • Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakh for flood relief in Assam Jun 23, 2022 09:05 PM IST

    Dalai Lama donates Rs 10 lakh for flood relief in Assam

    The Dalai Lama, a spiritual leader from Tibet, contributed Rs. 10 lakh to help with flood relief efforts in Assam and expressed sorrow over the suffering brought on by the disaster.

  • Assam Floods: A look at worst floods India has experienced in the past Jun 23, 2022 06:52 PM IST

    Assam Floods: A look at worst floods India has experienced in the past

    Assam is facing a grim flood situation. Brahmaputra and Barak rivers along with its tributaries are in spate in most of the affected districts and vast tracts of land remained inundated in 32 of the total 36 districts in the state.

  • Assam flood situation grim, 54.5 lakh hit, 12 fresh deaths Jun 23, 2022 02:20 PM IST

    Assam flood situation grim, 54.5 lakh hit, 12 fresh deaths

    Over 54.5 million people are still affected by the flooding in Assam, and 12 more fatalities have been confirmed, according to officials. 101 people have died as a result of the flood since mid-May, they reported.

  • Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs arrive in Assam Jun 22, 2022 07:50 AM IST

    Rebel Shiv Sena MLAs arrive in Assam

    Sources said that the flight from Surat in Gujarat landed at Guwahati's Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi international airport at around 6.30 am.

  • Assam CM's wife files Rs 100-crore defamation suit against Manish Sisodia over corruption allegations Jun 21, 2022 09:44 PM IST

    Assam CM's wife files Rs 100-crore defamation suit against Manish Sisodia over corruption allegations

    Sisodia, citing media reports, had claimed that Assam government procured PPE kits for Rs 600 a piece from other companies, but gave urgent supply orders to the firms of his wife and son’s business partners for Rs 990 a piece.

  • Assam Congress leader writes to PM seeking financial aid for relief work in flood-hit areas Jun 20, 2022 08:37 PM IST

    Assam Congress leader writes to PM seeking financial aid for relief work in flood-hit areas

    Debabrata Saikia, the Leader of the Opposition in the Assam Assembly, requested Prime Minister Narendra Mod fori a central package of at least Rs 20,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation activities in flood-affected districts in the last three to four years.

  • In photos: Assam, Tripura battle flood fury Jun 20, 2022 04:22 PM IST

    In photos: Assam, Tripura battle flood fury

    Experts say climate change is making floods more frequent and furious.

  • Assam flood situation critical, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews state of affairs Jun 20, 2022 02:15 PM IST

    Assam flood situation critical, CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews state of affairs

    Himanta Biswa Sarma gave the direction after a review meeting with his cabinet colleagues and senior district officers during the day.

  • Prohibitory orders imposed in Kokrajhar, 7th district in Assam under such restrictions within a week Jun 19, 2022 08:41 PM IST

    Prohibitory orders imposed in Kokrajhar, 7th district in Assam under such restrictions within a week

    The Additional District Magistrate clamped prohibitory order throughout Kokrajhar district under Section 144 of CrPC in 'view of the urgency in maintaining peace and tranquility in the district', an order said.

  • Flood situation remains grim in Assam, more areas in Guwahati inundated Jun 19, 2022 04:11 PM IST

    Flood situation remains grim in Assam, more areas in Guwahati inundated

    According to the latest updates by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA), the state was witnessing floods and landslides for the last six days, leaving behind a huge trail of destruction everywhere.

  • Watch: Viral video of roaring waterfall after record rain in Meghalaya's Mawsynram Jun 19, 2022 03:48 PM IST

    Watch: Viral video of roaring waterfall after record rain in Meghalaya's Mawsynram

    The northeast has been battered by incessant rain this week. In Assam and Meghalaya, 39 deaths have taken place over the last three days.

  • Assam: Boat carrying flood-affected people capsizes; three children missing Jun 18, 2022 12:10 PM IST

    Assam: Boat carrying flood-affected people capsizes; three children missing

    A group of 24 villagers were moving to safety from inundated Islampur village late on Friday night when the boat hit submerged a brick kiln and capsized in Raikota area, they said.

  • Flood situation turns critical in Northeast; 9 deaths reported in Assam Jun 18, 2022 09:24 AM IST

    Flood situation turns critical in Northeast; 9 deaths reported in Assam

    Nine more people, including two children, died in rain-related incidents in Assam, raising the toll in this year's floods and landslides to 55, a bulletin by the state's disaster management authority said.

  • Torrential rain wreaks havoc in several Northeastern states, more downpour forecast for 5 days Jun 17, 2022 10:03 AM IST

    Torrential rain wreaks havoc in several Northeastern states, more downpour forecast for 5 days

    Two children were crushed to death when a landslide led to a house collapse in Azad Nagar area of Goalpara district in Assam on Thursday, and two persons drowned in floodwater in Dima Hasao and Udalguri, raising the toll due to floods and mudslides in the state this year to 46, officials said.

  • Poachers saw off horn, but leave rhino alive in a unique case in Assam Jun 04, 2022 11:26 AM IST

    Poachers saw off horn, but leave rhino alive in a unique case in Assam

    A sub-adult male rhino was dehorned by poachers at Orang National Park, a protected area in Assam, last month. The forest department suspects that the rhino was tranquilised before its horn was cut off.

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