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Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 45,000 people still affected across six districts

The flood situation in Assam continued to improve on Tuesday although nearly 45,000 people are still suffering across 170 villages.  Nearly 6,000 hectares of agricultural land are submerged, said a flood report. The waters ebbed from Jorhat district although Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Chirang, Morigaon, Nagaon and Cachar continued to remain affected by floods. The Brahmaputra in Jorhat, rivers Dhansiri in Golaghat, ... Read More »

Assam Flood Turns Critical: Three More Dead, 32 Lakh Hit

The floods in Assam on Monday claimed three more lives, taking the total deaths count to 102, and hit nearly 32 lakh people in 25 districts. Two persons died in Morigaon and one in Golaghat during the day. The deaths in the second wave of floods in the state has gone up to 18. A total 3,192 villages are under water ... Read More »

Assam flood toll rises to 44, five more killed

The flood situation in Assam worsened today as five more deaths being reported on Monday. Official sources said one death each was reported from Majuli, Dhemaji, Sivasagar, Golaghat and Nagaon districts. While 17 lakh people have been affected in 24 districts and over 31,000 people have been lodged in 234 relief camps . CM Sarbananda Sonowal, who visited Majuli district and ... Read More »

Assam Flood Situation Worsens, 2.75 Lakh People Hit

The flood situation in Assam affected 2.75 lakh people across seven districts of the state. One person lost his life today. The body of a person was recovered from Subansiri river in North Lakhimpur said Assam State Disaster Management Authority. It is suspected that he drowned due to the strong current of the river. Yesterday’s report had said that 2.68 lakh people were ... Read More »

Assam a “disturbed area” – Centre

Assam has been declared as a “disturbed area” for the next three months by the Centre under AFSPA – Armed Forces Special Powers Act. The reason is because of the happening of various violent activities being conducted by United Liberation Front of Assam, National Democratic Front of Bodoland and others. The notification in the official gazette included entire Assam and ... Read More »

Two Arrested In Lynching Of Alleged Cow Thieves In Assam

The Assam police has arrested two persons from Nagaon district in the case of lynching of two cow thieves. D. Upadhaya, Superintendent of Police at Nagaon, claimed that the police has registered a case in the lynching incident and arrested two youths involved in the case. The police is also identifying if there were more people involved in the lynching incident in which a ... Read More »

In Assam CM’s Constituency, A Man Carried Brother’s Body On Cycle

In a shocking incident, a man was seen carrying the body of his 18-year-old younger brother on a bicycle due to the absence of a motorable road in Assam. Around eight months ago a similar incident occurred when a tribal was seen carrying his wife’s body on his shoulder in Odisha which triggered widespread anguish. The images are believed to be taken from ... Read More »

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