NGT bans granting general permissions for groundwater extraction to commercial entities
Salmora in Majuli river island in Assam is not any ordinary village. Located on the southeastern corner of the island, surrounded by the mighty Brahmaputra on three sides, this village is remarkable in many ways.
Flood batters three northeast states, Assam worst affected
Draft EIA notification 2020 attracts criticism from experts
Flood situation in Assam continues to remain grim
It is an annual episode that plays itself out. Assam is, once again, reeling under flood – loss of human and animal life, severe damage to agricultural crops, property, millions of people displaced from their homes, absence of flood preparedness or early warning systems, delayed relief action by the government and the silent apathy of the mainstream media.
Fire breaks at an oil well in Assam damaging ecozones around the site
Making a landfall in Raigad district, cyclone Nisarga wanes but causes heavy rains in western Maharashtra