Majuli

Over 39 thousand people homeless as Assam floods worsen

The situation has made the state government to open 128 relief camps with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal taking stock of the situation.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:53 AM IST

Assam may launch service to ferry bodies from hospital: Minister

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the state government may consider starting a service to send bodies back from hospitals.

Apr 19, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

In Assam, youth carries kin's body on cycle; CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe

Majuli, the largest river island in Assam, is represented in the state Assembly by Chief Minister Sarbananda​ Sonowal. 

Apr 19, 2017, 14:01 PM IST
Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

Dine in style on Majuli, world's largest river island

The traditional Mishing meal includes rice, vegetables, fish and meat.

Mar 29, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

Assam upgrades world's largest river island Majuli to district

The 352 square km island was till now a subdivision of Jorhat district. With the upgrade, it has become the 35th district of Assam.

Sep 08, 2016, 19:08 PM IST
Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam's Majuli to be declared India's first island district today

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanand Sonowal, who represents the Majuli assembly seat, will formally upgrade Majuli to a district from sub-division.

Sep 08, 2016, 10:57 AM IST
Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

Assam floods: At least 49 lives lost, over 41 lakh affected so far

At least 49 people have lost their lives and nearly 41 lakh were affected in three waves of flood this year in Assam, the state assembly was informed on Monday.

Aug 08, 2016, 18:13 PM IST
PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

PM Modi says fight not against Tarun Gogoi, but to bring development in Assam

Addressing a huge poll rally in favour of BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, Modi said 79-year old Gogoi had been projecting the Assembly elections as a direct fight between him and the Chief Minister.

Mar 26, 2016, 20:13 PM IST

Suspected ULFA militants kill businessman in Assam

Suspected ULFA militants killed a businessman at Kamalabari chariali area in Majuli island of Assam Friday, a police officer said.

Nov 14, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

More than 100 fall ill after consuming gram in Assam

More than 100 people fell ill after consuming gram during a meeting in Majuli, the world`s largest river island, in Assam`s Jorhat district, official sources said on Monday.

Sep 30, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Assam reels under floods; Majuli and Kaziranga affected

At least 10 districts of Assam were reeling under flood water.

Sep 09, 2013, 20:57 PM IST

Plan panel approves flood control plan for Majuli

The Planning Commission has given
its investment clearance for a Rs 116-crore flood and erosion
control project in Majuli, the world`a largest river island,
in Assam.

Feb 01, 2012, 14:00 PM IST