Sonitpur

Slight intensity earthquake in Assam, no loss reported

Slight intensity earthquake in Assam, no loss reported

A slight intensity earthquake of 3.4 magnitude on the Richter scale rocked Assam's Sonitpur district Thursday night.

Sep 01, 2017, 06:44 AM IST
Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

Flood situation critical in Assam, death toll 44; over 17 lakh people hit

The ASDMA said a total of 17,18,135 people were affected as on Wednesday.

Jul 12, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

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 Flood: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts

Altogether 1380 hectare crop land have been submerged by the deluge with the worst hit being Lakhimpur district. 

Jun 27, 2017, 20:55 PM IST
Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

Flood situation worsens in Assam, over 87,500 people affected

According to a report by the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) 131 villages are under water at present, while 148 hectares of crop land have been damaged.
 

Jun 24, 2017, 20:59 PM IST

Protests erupt across Assam over Jorhat girl's harassment

Protests erupted across Assam, including Guwahati, on a girl's Facebook post about allegedly being molested in Jorhat town by a group of motorbike riding youths and a state minister's reaction to her posting. Public meetings, rallies and signature campaigns were held against helmet wearing youths allegedly groping, harassing and verbally abusing the girl in Jorhat last week.

Feb 15, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

Medium intensity earthquake hits Assam

A medium intensity earthquake measuring 3 on the Richter scale hit Assam tonight.

May 07, 2016, 00:14 AM IST
Shocking! Muslim man divorces wife after she votes for BJP in Assam

Shocking! Muslim man divorces wife after she votes for BJP in Assam

Estranged couples often have several reasons to end a long-term relationship, but this one has a bizarre political angle attached to it.

Apr 15, 2016, 17:19 PM IST

Mob attacks police team in Assam; constable killed, two persons injured

An Assam Police constable was killed and two civilians were injured when a mob attacked a police team which was on way to recover stolen goods in Biswanath Chariali of Sonitpur district.

Dec 24, 2015, 15:36 PM IST

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: 24-hr shutdown in Sonitpur

 A 24-hour shutdown in Sonitpur to protest against alleged army custodial death of a "militant" partly hit normal life in the Assam district.

Aug 24, 2015, 19:51 PM IST

NIA files chargesheet against 26 NDFB(S) militants

NIA has filed charge sheet in five cases this month against 26 NDFB(S) militants accused in the killing of tribal villagers and members of the minority community in three Assam districts last year.

Jul 23, 2015, 21:02 PM IST

16 held in beheading case in Assam

Sixteen persons have been arrested in connection with the beheading of a woman by branding her a witch at a village in Sonitpur district.

Jul 21, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Woman beheaded for 'practising' witchcraft in Assam

A 60-year-old woman was beheaded on Monday allegedly by a group of villagers who suspected that she had been practising witchcraft in Assam's Sonitpur district.

Jul 20, 2015, 19:39 PM IST

No respite from floods in Assam

Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim as most of rivers flowed above the danger mark due to relentless rainfall.

Jun 14, 2015, 23:14 PM IST

Thousands rendered homeless due to floods in Assam

Floods in Assam, following heavy rains for the past few days, have displaced at least 80,000 people in eight districts of the state.

Jun 10, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Teenager lights up peoples' lives in remote Assam villages

A teenager from Mumbai has literally brought light into the lives of people in four remote villages of Assam's Sonitpur district.

Jun 10, 2015, 15:38 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