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July 15, 2024 3:43 PM

Home Minister Amit Shah engages with CMs of Assam, UP, Gujarat on flood situation

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has taken swift action to address the escalating flood situation in several Indian states. On Monday, Shah held separate phone conversations with the Chief Ministers of Assam, Uttar Pradesh, and Gujarat to assess the impact of heavy rainfall and rising water levels in these regions. In Assam, where the situation remains critical, over 5 lakh people across 18 districts are affected by the deluge. The death toll has surpassed 90, according to the Assam State Disaster...

July 5, 2024 7:38 PM

Assam: Flood situation in Barpeta still grim, 1.35 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam's Barpeta district remains critical, with more than 135,000 people impacted by rising waters. The disaster has submerged 1,435.6 hectares of cropland and affected 152 villages across four revenue circles: Kalgachia, Barpeta, Chenga, and Baghbar. In the Chenga Assembly Constituency alone, at least 60 villages and char areas (riverine islands) are grappling with severe flooding. Many residents have been forced to seek refuge on higher ground, living alongside their li...

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