Novel approach adopted to manage flood, erosion of Brahmaputra

A novel approach towards managing floods and erosion in the river Brahmaputra and increase livelihood opportunities and income of local people was adopted at a meeting here Tuesday.

Taking up concerns on Brahmaputra river with China: Govt to RS

India has urged China to ensure that interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in upstream areas of the Brahmaputra river, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Water level recedes in Assam, Meghalaya; death toll at 71
Water level recedes in Assam, Meghalaya; death toll at 71

There is a marginal improvement in the flood situation in lower Assam districts, and the water level has also receded in the worst hit areas of Goalpara and Kamrup Districts.

Tarun Gogoi urges PM Modi to take up Brahmaputra dam issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take up the issue of construction of dams on the Brahmaputra river by China with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Assam: Brahmaputra flowing close to danger mark

River Brahmaputra in Assam was flowing in high flood situation, the government said today after monitoring the latest recordings.

Flood affects 25,000 people in Assam

Nearly 25,000 people have been affected in the first round of floods in four districts of Assam.

Assam flood displaces 94 families

The rising water of the mighty Brahmaputra river displaced 94 families in Majuli as heavy erosion washed away over half-a-km stretch.

Assam floods affect 1.1 lakh people in 11 district

The flood situation remained critical in Assam with 30 more villages reeling under water on Wednesday.

Indian team on Brahmaputra in China ahead of Li`s visit

An Indian experts` team is currently in China to review sharing of the Brahmaputra river data.

`China to consider improving Brahmaputra water mechanism`

India and China have an agreement on sharing the data of the Brahmaputra waters but do not have any treaty on sharing the river waters.

Arunachal, B`desh discuss management of Brahmaputra river

Arunachal Pradesh and Bangladesh have discussed several measures for better management of the Brahmaputra river for mutual benefit, official sources said on Saturday.

Centre mum on declaring Assam flood, erosion as national problem

The Centre has not yet sent any response to Assam government`s plea to declare the flood and erosion problem in the state as national problem.

Sino-India water issue: Bilateral mechanism proposed

Water is emerging as a new possible irritant between China and India, which has proposed a bilateral mechanism to deal with it.

BJP asks Centre to clarify stand on reports about Brahmaputra

BJP asked the government to clarify its stand on reports about China constructing three dams on the Brahmaputra river in Tibet.

Brahmaputra issue: Downstream states interests shouldn`t be harmed, India tells China

India on Thursday asked it to ensure that the interests of downstream states are not harmed by any activities in upstream areas.

India to take `considered view` on Brahmaputra dams

Defence Minister AK Antony on Thursday said the government was yet to get details of China`s plan to construct upstream dams on the Brahmaputra river.

China approves three more dams on Brahmaputra river

In news that is bound to raise eyebrows in India, China has approved three new hydropower dams on the mighty Brahmaputra river.

15,000 families displaced in Meghalaya after flood

The severe back flow of Brahmaputra river in the past three days has created havoc in the western plain belts of Meghalaya displacing more than 15,000 families and affecting more than a lakh.

Assam flood situation shows signs of improvement

Overall flood situation in Assam where 35 lakh people have been affected by the deluge on Saturday showed signs of improvement as water level of Brahmaputra river and its tributaries receded following cessation of rain.

Close to 10 lakh marooned in Assam

The flood situation remained grim in Assam, with more and more areas submerged every day across 16 districts, marooning some 10 lakh people.