How China is surreptitiously poaching Brahmaputra waters to hurt India
The Chinese government is building a tunnel over 1,000 kilometers long to take water from the Brahmaputra to the arid regions in western China. Starting near Tsangmo in Tibet, the tunnel will stretch to the Taklamakan desert in Xinjiang
Subansiri Hydropower Project: Narrow electoral, personal gains should not manipulate strategic use of blue resource
While some of the concerns of the protestors are bonafide, the fact of the matter is that the rich blue resource of the region would not only be a power reservoir for the North East, but also for the rest of the country
Assam: Army personnel missing in boat capsize
Three Army men were rowing a country boat in the river in the Solmara area of the district when it suddenly capsized on Sunday evening
How Modi government is prioritising development of NE India via six pillars of connectivity
Once Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge of our nation in 2014, he declared the development of NE Indian states as one of the key priority areas for his government
Assam floods: Toll rises to 73; CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews state of affairs
The chief minister, who held a virtual meeting with his ministers, senior state government officials and deputy commissioners, directed that top priority must be given to relief and rescue operations and there should be no delay citing procedural rules
Assam boat capsize: 6 Inland Water Transport staffers arrested; 3 others detained
The collision took place when private boat 'Ma Kamala' was heading towards Majuli from Nimati Ghat with passengers and vehicles, while government ferry 'MB Tipkai' was coming from the world's largest river island.
One dead, 33 missing after two boats collide in Assam: A look at some of India’s worst boat accidents
Boat accidents are common in India, with many overcrowded boats not having safety equipment
Assam boat tragedy exposes safety lapses in India's inland water transport system
Lack of registered operators, poor implementation of rules and regulations and overcrowding on boats is endangering lives
Xi Jinping makes rare visit to Nyingchi bordering Arunachal Pradesh
Nyingchi is a prefecture-level city in Tibet that is adjacent to the Arunachal Pradesh border
Damming Brahmaputra: With mega-dam plans, China might end up hurting itself more than India
The true idea of a river is not of a single stream of water between two banks, but a nervous system of watery arteries and capillaries that form the circulatory system of a living ecosystem in a particular river basin.
Assam flood situation improves; 12 lakh in 22 districts still in grip of deluge, says govt
The State Disaster Response Force, district administrations and local people have rescued 46 people from different places during the last 24 hours by deploying 102 boats
Assam floods: Toll rises to 87; 24 districts affected, over 1 lakh hectares of crop area damaged
The ASDMA report said the Brahmaputra is flowing above danger mark in Dibrugarh, Dhubri and Goalpara cities, and in Jorhat and Sonitpur districts.
As Assam floods and landslides leave 107 dead, Narendra Modi assures Sarbananda Sonowal of support
This year, 81 people were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died due to landslides, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.
Assam floods claim seven more lives, taking toll due to deluge, landslides to 57; nearly 15 lakh affected across 23 districts
Three persons were killed in Barpeta district, while one person each died in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari in flood-related incidents, while a landslide claimed the life of a 50-year-old person in Cachar district, the ASDMA said in its report.
One dead, over 36,000 people affected as second wave of floods hit Assam’s Jorhat, Dibrugarh, Sivasagar, Dhemaji districts
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority on Tuesday informed that a total of 99 villages have been affected by floods caused by incessant rainfall across four districts
One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority
At present, around 2.72 lakh persons are affected due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam, it said.
Despite India-China bilateral agreement, water data on Brahmaputra might be inadequate
While much of the flow in the Yarlung Tsangpo that enters Arunachal Pradesh in India as Siang is generated in the south aspect of the Himalaya, there seems to be an absence of flow data in the stretch of the river from the crestline to the China-India border.
With The Unquiet River, historian Arupjyoti Saikia plays biographer to the Brahmaputra, charts its ever-shifting course
One can hardly imagine Assam without the Brahmaputra, says historian Dr Arupjyoti Saikia
As Assam hosts Brahmaputra Pushkaram, can the festival truly encompass the river's multiple meanings?
There are many images of the Brahmaputra we carry; however, these fade and figure in different ways — from the oral to the written, from poems to prose, from a song to a canvas.
Negotiators in India, Bangladesh eye smaller rivers, as discussion on Teesta treaty unlikely to bear fruit
For years, Bangladesh has been seeking a treaty to share the waters of the Teesta, which flows through the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal before reaching Bangladesh and joining the Brahmaputra