India’s Longest Rail-cum-Road Bridge in Assam Is a Death Trap. Here’s Why.

It was January 13. I had an important meeting lined up for the day. I called up my mother in the morning and told her that I would be busy during the day and won’t be taking calls. She informed over the phone that they were preparing for Magh Bihu, which was two days later.Continue reading “India’s Longest Rail-cum-Road Bridge in Assam Is a Death Trap. Here’s Why.”

An evening across river Brahmaputra

Almost everyone in Assam have an incredible relationship with the river Brahmaputra. The Assamese people love the river. Even the occasional anger and swear words hurled at the river (when it brings floods) are done with a tiny whisper of sorry.  Many a poets have written poems in its appreciation, so have many singers sung its praise. TheContinue reading “An evening across river Brahmaputra”

Why Brahmaputra Should not be Dammed?-A pictorial Essay

The river Brahmaputra travels 2880 km from its origin in the young Himalayan range through Tibet and India and finally merges with the sea in Bangladesh by opening its streams. More than 200 dams are being planned in Arunachal and Assam today. China has already started construction of three dams in it-One among them willContinue reading “Why Brahmaputra Should not be Dammed?-A pictorial Essay”