Assam flood toll 48, flood water receding in 10 districts

With the death of one more person in Barpeta district the toll in the Assam floods on Thursday increased to 48 even as the water in 10 of the 21 districts in the state have started receding.

Sep 10, 2015, 22:42 PM IST

Flood situation shows signs of improvement in Assam

The flood situation in Assam showed signs of improvement on Wednesday although over 1.45 lakh people are still affected in over 300 villages across the state.

Aug 26, 2015, 20:19 PM IST
Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under floods, 8.5 lakh people affected

Assam continues to reel under the impact of floods in 12 districts affecting over 8.5 lakh people in 984 villages across the state even as the government said it has given all help to the state government to minimize casualties and flood damages.

Aug 25, 2015, 22:32 PM IST

Assam seeks Rs 500 crore from Centre as interim flood relief

The Assam government on Monday sought an interim relief of Rs 500 crore for relief, rehabilitation and repair works in flood-affected areas across the state, which has claimed lives of at least 13 persons so far.

Aug 24, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Assam flood toll hits 13, CM Tarun Gogoi undertakes aerial visit

The flood situation across Assam continued to be grim as the toll rose to 13 on Sunday and 18 districts still remain inundated, officials said.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:52 PM IST

Assam flood turns grim; over 65,000 affected

 The flood situation in Assam turned grim over the past 24 hours due to incessant rains with over 65,000 people being affected in 125 villages across the state.

Jul 05, 2015, 22:39 PM IST

BHEL commissions 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon power plant

State-run equipment maker BHEL on Tuesday said that it has commissioned a 250 MW unit of NTPC's Bongaigaon thermal power plant in Kokrajhar district in Assam.

Jun 23, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

Floods hit six districts of Assam, one dead

One person was killed and nearly 33,000 affected as six districts of Assam have been hit by flood.

Jun 07, 2015, 22:49 PM IST

Five killed, 25 injured as bus falls into gorge in Assam

Five persons, including a mother and her three-year-old daughter, were on Thursday killed and another 25 injured when their bus lost control and fell into a gorge, police said.

Mar 19, 2015, 23:17 PM IST

2012 Assam ethnic clashes: Charge sheet against ex-constable

A former Assam Police constable was on Monday named in a charge sheet by CBI for allegedly being the brain behind the 2012 ethnic clashes in Assam that claimed 77 lives and saw exodus of people of northeast origin from Bangalore and other cities.

Dec 22, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

AGP MLA and Lok Sabha candidate from Barpeta constituency Phani Bhusan Choudhury on Saturday claimed that the rally of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Bongaigaon district was a "flop show".

Apr 19, 2014, 21:10 PM IST

5 hurt in grenade blast by suspected NDFB militants

Five persons, including three children, were injured in a grenade attack by suspected NDFB terrorists in front of an automobile showroom at North Bongaigaon in Lower Assam on Monday, police said.

Nov 25, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

Four NDFB militants nabbed

Four NDFB militants, including a woman, were arrested today in two separate operations.

Oct 15, 2013, 21:03 PM IST

Assam: 1,87,052 people still in 206 relief camps

Altogether 1,87,052 persons affected by the violence between Bodos and minority immigrants are still lodged in 206 camps.

Sep 16, 2012, 18:04 PM IST

Two killed and several injured in Assam storm

Two people have been killed and several others injured following a severe storm which lashed several districts in Lower Assam late last night, official sources said here Wednesday

May 12, 2010, 14:16 PM IST