Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has filed a defamation case against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia over his allegations of giving contracts for Covid Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
YouTube phenomenon Carryminati (whose real name is Ajey Nagar) yesterday raised funds for the Assam floods via a livestream that he hosted on his alternative channel ‘CarryisLive.’ Carry streamed a live playthrough of the popular game Grand Theft Auto: V while encouraging his viewers to donate for the cause via superchat.
Thousands gather at Dibrugarh’s Jagannath Temple to observe Rath Yatra celebrations. Beautiful chariots adorned with idols of Prabhu Jagannath, Balabhadra, and Subhadra were taken out in full possession by devotees.
Today, Biswa Sarma took stock of the flood situation in the Silchar district and visited a flood relief camp to monitor the well-being of the affected people.
Abhishek Mahanta’s joining of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) was unexpected as he had contested polls under the banner of the Sattra Mukti Sangram Samiti (SMSS)
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has directed all DCs to ensure no genuine flood-affected families be overlooked, and that no unaffected individuals be included on the list of beneficiaries.
The Karimganj bypass road has been closed for all vehicular movement. The district administration has advised the public to take alternative route from Paomara via Karimganj town. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma today visited Karimgang district in the Barak Valley as flood waters continue to inundate several parts of the region.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has warned officials, and task force associated with flood relief work in the state, to abstain themselves from red-tapism in flood relief work.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today sent Minister Pijush Hazarika to Manipur to communicate with the families of Assam workers affected by the land slide that occured on June 29-30 June in Tubul.
Rima Kagti from Assam is among the 397 new members invited this year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, bringing laurels to the state. Actors Kajol, Suriya, directors Sushmit Ghosh and Rintu Thomas of 'Writing With Fire' fame are the other notable Indians on the list that was announced by the Academy on June 28.
The Brahmaputra River ferry service between Guwahati and North Guwahati have been suspended. The decision was made taking into account the Brahmaputra River's rising water levels, strong currents, and floating wood logs and other debris, keeping in mind the safety of commuters.
Army Jawan hailing from Assam was killed in the Manipur landslide. The deceased was identified as Jiarul Haque, a resident of the Bajali district. Villagers of Raumari have mourned the death of Haque.
An encounter took place today between Indian Army personnel and 6 militants of the proscribed group United Liberation Front of Asom (Independent) in Assam today. According to sources, the cross-firing took place at Da-Pathar at Kakopathar under the Tinsukia district of Upper Assam.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today visited Karimgang district in the Barak Valley as flood waters continue to inundate several parts of the region.
Even as Assam continues to reel under floods, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has come under fire from the state’s apex student body over the Centre’s failure to declare the Assam floods as a “national calamity.” Peeved at the Centre’s apparent negligence, the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) yesterday organized statewide protests amid the worsening flood scenario.
Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta, DGP, Assam launched a pilot programme for strengthening of Special Juvenile Police Unit at Goalpara. SJPU is Assam Police's newest effort, in order to protect the kids, who willingly or unwillingly come in contact with Police- may be as a victim or as someone in conflict with law.
Several villages in Dibrugarh’s Moran Town continue to remain in knee deep waters. Nearly 90 families have been affected by floods.
25 districts are still under flood. 29,80,493 people are still affected by the floods. The number of people who lost their lives in flood-related incidents in the state this year has increased to 159 (141 in Flood & 18 in Landslide).
On Wednesday, Hailakandi police recovered a large number of essential items, including 13 bags of rice from the Algapur area, which were given to distribute among the various areas of flood-ravaged Algapur and arrested six people including government officials.
After 48 days today i.e 30th June 2022 the Silchar-Haflong passengers train reached New Haflong railway station with many passengers. This railway connects Brahmaputra Valley with Barak Valley and also its neighboring states like Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma reviewed the state's flood situation through video conferencing which went live on Thursday. Sarma directs the deputy commissioners to ramp up their relief measures and ensure adequate compensation to all genuinely affected people.
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