No rhinos poached in Assam in 2022: How state achieved feat

No Rhinos Poached in Assam in 2022

Assam’s Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced positive news on the human-wildlife conflict on January 1. Sarma said no rhino was poached in the national parks of Kaziranga, Manas, Orang and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in 2022. Publishing the statistics on January 1, Assam CM said the uncompromising attitude of the state government towards poaching and … Read more

Best of 2022 on Ground Report: Climate change and much more

Best of 2022 on GroundReport: Climate change and much more

They were nothing more than proof of the impact of this phenomenon induced by human activity and of the urgency to act before it is too late, experts and various United Nations agencies linked to the environment and development point out. 2022 was in charge of demonstrating to humanity how much it has damaged nature, … Read more

Increasing landfills pose risks in the Tinsukia district, of Assam

landfill site assam tinsukia

In the current system, waste is an unavoidable by-product of human activities. With rising population, income growth, rapid urbanization, and a poor throwaway culture, waste volumes are increasing daily. In developing nations, issues with the supply of solid waste management services are becoming more serious. The inefficiency of the system significantly impacts the local environment … Read more

Hailstorm wrecks havoc in Assam, nearly 4,500 houses damaged

Hailstorm wrecks havoc in Assam, nearly 4,500 houses damaged

A severe hailstorm hit several places in Assam’s Dibrugarh district, damaging nearly 4,500 houses and affecting around 18,000 people. “A total of 4,483 houses were damaged in 132 villages in Dibrugarh, Charaideo, Sivasagar and Tinsukia districts,” the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in a statement. “Nearly 18,000 people have been affected and the … Read more

Why police intimidating Assam tea workers amid floods?

Why police intimidating Assam tea workers amid floods?

Assam is grappling with the flood problem, with many Doloo tea estate State workers protesting against the state government’s proposed international airport project. In fact, on May 12, the Assam government began the work of removing tea bushes from the Doloo tea garden for the construction of a proposed new airport in Silchar. But a large … Read more

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Why does every year Assam faces floods?

Assam which is known for Assam Silk and Assam Tea remains in the news for another reason i.e., floods. Torrential rains and floods hit Assam yet again as nearly two lakh people have been affected in 20 districts this year, the hilly district Dima Hasao has been cut off from the rest of the state. … Read more

Monsoon causes major disasters in Assam this year, Millions displaced

$115 billion: world’s insurance bill from natural disasters this year

Heavy monsoon rains in the form of floods cause heavy loss of life and property in Assam every year, with at least 25 people reportedly killed in landslides. As per the latest figures, 6.5 million people have been displaced in the last ten days. Landslides and floods wreak havoc on the region every year during … Read more

Who is Padma awardee Uddhab Bharali, Who was booked for raping minor

Who is Padma awardee Uddhab Bharali, Who was booked for raping minor

Ground Report | New Delhi: Who is Padma awardee Uddhab Bharali; Renowned innovator, inventor, and Padma Awardee Uddhab Bharali have fallen into a soup over an alleged rape charge brought against him. The Assam Police registered a case against the Awardee Padma under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses Act (POCSO). The case has … Read more

Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur not illegal immigrants: Reports

Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur not illegal immigrants

Ground Report | New Delhi: Evicted families of Assam’s Dhalpur; A citizens’ committee published a report on the eviction campaign in Dhalpur, Assam on Thursday and claimed that there were no illegal aliens among those evicted. An independent study into the incident has found that the evicted families were not illegal immigrants or land grabbers, … Read more