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Assam floods have claimed 49 so far

The floodwaters of the rivers have affected 3, 45,750.48 hectares of crop land in 31 districts of the State, the bulletin said.

19 Aug 2017 2:28 AM

Floods continue to batter Assam, 10 more killed, 31.55 lakh affected

With Thursday’s death, the toll rose to 49, 24 districts of Assam largely affected by floods.

18 Aug 2017 10:41 AM

Assam floods: Over 22 lakh people affected, PM assures support to CM

Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal regarding the incessant rains that have flooded the state.

14 Aug 2017 7:40 PM

Flood situation worsens in Assam, Bihar; Modi promises relief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Ministers of Bihar and Assam to take stock of flood situation in both the states.

14 Aug 2017 3:38 PM

Assam floods: Situation grim, Army deployed for rescue ops, IAF on standby

Modi on Sunday spoke to Assam CM over telephone and enquired about the scale of devastation caused by floods in the state.

13 Aug 2017 8:50 PM


Assam floods: 5 more lives lost as situation grows tense

According to Assam State Disaster Management Authority, 2 people died in Dhemaji and one each in Lakhimpur, Kokrajhar, Morigaon districts.

12 Aug 2017 7:51 PM

Fresh floods affect over 65,000 in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently visited Assam to take stock of the flood situation.

12 Aug 2017 1:20 AM

Narendra Modi declares Rs 2k cr package for NE flood victims

The prime minister also asked the legislators of the ruling alliance to ensure that government schemes percolate down to the grassroots.

01 Aug 2017 3:45 PM

PM to focus on long-term plan to tackle perennial flood problem in Assam

Assam FM said that focus of the Prime Minister’s visit would be on working out strategy for measures to mitigate the flood problem.

31 Jul 2017 9:14 PM

PM announces Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of Assam, Rajasthan flood victims

Crop insurance companies were asked to act in settlement of claims of flood-affected farmers, Modi said on 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday.

31 Jul 2017 2:10 PM


Seven more die in Assam floods, 12 lakh affected

The central government is ready to extend as much assistance as possible to those affected: Sarma

16 Jul 2017 1:49 AM

Kiren Rijiju visits Assam, Arunachal Pradesh

NDRF, Niti, NDMA officials take stock of flood situation.

14 Jul 2017 1:03 AM

Assam floods: Five more drown, toll hits 45

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday flew to his constituency — Majuli river island — to take stock of the situation.

13 Jul 2017 2:41 AM

Narendra Modi takes stock of flood situation in Assam

PM speaks to Assam CM, asks about measures taken by the Assam govt to provide succour to the marooned people.

10 Jul 2017 2:03 AM

Vodafone offers 50-min free talktime for flood-hit NE

Company says around 15,000 people have been covered under the scheme so far.

06 Jul 2017 6:12 PM


Four lakh affected in Assam floods

The road between Itanagar and Naharlagun has remained cut off since Saturday with a landslide destroying a major portion.

06 Jul 2017 2:11 AM