Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday made an aerial survey of severely flood affected districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bongaigaon, Goalpara and Dhubri districts even as the death toll in the

Guwahati: Flood situation in Assam has remained grim with about 7 lakh people from 19 districts have been affected so far.

The flood situation in Assam turned grim following incessant rains in the catchment areas of Bhutan, Arunachal Pradesh and Assam since August 16 and according to official records, around three lakh

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam turned grim on Wednesday following incessant rains here in the past few days which have affected nearly two lakh people in over 280 villages in the state.

A 5.6-magnitude earthquake on Sunday left one person injured in Assam's Kokrajhar district. The temblor also hit north Bengal but there was no report of any injury or damage to property.

KOKRAJHAR: Massive deforestation and illegal encroachment are taking place in all important reserve forests in BTC region but the concerned department has miserably failed to protect the forest an

Inadequate relief materials frustrate flood–affected people

At least seven persons have been killed so far as the flood situation in the State remained grim, affecting nearly 3 lakh people in 15 districts.

The deforestation in Salakati–Fukagaon Reserve Forest under the Hultugaon Forest Division in Kokrajhar continues but the authority concerned has not taken any measure to check the massive felling o

Constructions of East–West corridor progressing at snail pace

The Public Demand CO–ordination Committee (PDCC) which is representing the forest villages comprising Karigaon, Joypur, Raijampwi, Milon Bazar, Alangi Bazar, Bismuri, Samarpur and Kachugaon under Haltugaon and Kachugaon Forest Division of Kokrajhar district has threatened to halt the construction of four lane works and launch strong agitation if the concerned authority release the compensation to the villagers whose lands are acquired