NORTH LAKHIMPUR, Dec 16 – The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and several other organisations opposing the construction of the mega dam over river Subansiri in Gerukamukh today blocked vehilces

Assam government today announced that there was scope for negotiation with persons and organisations opposing construction of a mega dam upstream of Brahmaputra river, reports PTI.

The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and several other organizations opposing the construction of a mega dam over river Subansiri in Gerukamukh have set December 16, as deadline before NHPC to r

NEW DELHI, Dec 12 – Even as the agitation against the Subansiri Hydroelectric Project gathers momentum, Detailed Project Reports (DPRs) of two hydro power projects in Assam were turned down by the

GUWAHATI, Sept 28 – Peculiar geo-morphological condition of the Himalayan foothill areas have made the Dhemaji district rivers deposit sand, and, in some cases some amounts of silt, on their beds.

Nearly two lakh persons have been affected by the flood that has hit Assam's twin districts of Lakhimpur and Dhemaji.
200 villages inundated
Four people have lost their lives so far in the flood that has inundated nearly 200 villages in the worst-affected Jonai sub division, official sources said here on Sunday.
The Lakhimpur and Dhemaji district administrations have pressed into service motor

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today staged a massive protest meeting at Gerukamukh demanding a halt to construction of the Lower Subansiri Hydroelectric Project at Gerukamukh.

The protest meeting which was attended by several State-level leaders of BJP, besides the former president of the party Rajnath Singh, was participated by more than seven thousand people coming from different parts of

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that the Centre or the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) set up a technical team, consisting of internationally acclaimed seismologists, to examine the safety of the dam of the 2000 MW Subansiri Lower Hydroelectric project.

Such a technical team should also include members of the expert group set up

The Centre for Environment Education (CEE) has come forward to help conservation of river dolphins with schoolchildren being a core part of the team.

The target is to reach out to almost 120-125 schools in the state which will be divided into five clusters, including Subansiri to Biswanath Ghat, Guwahati and North Guwahati, Kukurmara, Goalpara and Dibru river near Tinsukia.

On the lines of c

Majuli, the largest inhabited river island bounded by the river Subansiri to the north and mighty Brahmaputra River to the south, is one of the subdivisions of the Jorhat district, Assam. Erosion of the island is a continuous process since historical times and posses a significant concern.