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Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region
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Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region

A total of 22 lakh people have been affected by floods and landslides across 27 districts of Assam. Among the deceased, 50 people were killed in inundation, 26 died due to landslides

Assam govt issues notice to set up 200 additional Foreigner Tribunals in 33 districts for hearing appeals of those excluded from final NRC
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Assam govt issues notice to set up 200 additional Foreigner Tribunals in 33 districts for hearing appeals of those excluded from final NRC

The Assam government has issued a notification setting up 200 more appellate Foreigner Tribunals for hearing of appeals of people excluded from the final National Register of Citizens (NRC)

Flash floods affect 13,000 people, 43 villages in Assam; Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level
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Flash floods affect 13,000 people, 43 villages in Assam; Brahmaputra river flowing above danger level

Flash floods caused by heavy rain in Assam in the last two days have swamped at least 43 villages and affected the lives of around 13,000 people.

Tezpur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Tezpur Lok Sabha Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates: Party, Candidate, Constituency wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Ram Prasad Sarmah of the BJP is the sitting MP from Tezpur since the last Lok Sabha election.

Assam Police arrest 10 in Biswanath lynching case; prime witness says he is lucky to have escaped
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Assam Police arrest 10 in Biswanath lynching case; prime witness says he is lucky to have escaped

The Assam police on Thursday arrested 10 people in connection with the lynching case in the Diplonga Tea Estate of Biswanath district that left one dead.

Assam lynching: One killed and three injured in Biswanath district on suspicion of cattle theft
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Assam lynching: One killed and three injured in Biswanath district on suspicion of cattle theft

Four people were brutally beaten by a mob on suspicion of being cattle thieves at Diplonga Tea Estate under the Sootea police station in Biswanath district in Assam. One person succumbed to his injuries, while other three remain injured in the hospital.

Assam floods: Four more deaths reported, ASDMA says 18.65 lakh people still affected
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Assam floods: Four more deaths reported, ASDMA says 18.65 lakh people still affected

The flood situation in Assam improved slightly on Sunday, though four more deaths were reported and nearly 19 lakh people still affected in 15 districts of the state

Assam floods: As 8 rivers flow above danger level, third wave of deluge exacerbates situation
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Assam floods: As 8 rivers flow above danger level, third wave of deluge exacerbates situation

Heavy rain over the past few days has worsened the flood situation in Assam, with eight rivers flowing above the danger level.

Assam floods: Third wave of deluge hits 15 districts on Friday, three lakh people affected
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Assam floods: Third wave of deluge hits 15 districts on Friday, three lakh people affected

A third wave of floods hit Assam on Friday, inundating over 700 villages in 15 districts and affecting over three lakh people.

Assam floods: Situation improves marginally but two lakh still remain affected across 13 districts
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Assam floods: Situation improves marginally but two lakh still remain affected across 13 districts

The flood situation in Assam improved marginally on Thursday, although over two lakh people are still affected across 13 districts in the state.

Assam floods: Death toll reaches 60; 12 lakh people, thousands of animals affected
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Assam floods: Death toll reaches 60; 12 lakh people, thousands of animals affected

Close to 12 lakh people in 24 districts of Assam continued to reel under floods as the death toll reached 60 in the northeastern state

Assam flood, landslide disrupts rail connectivity to Barak Valley; over 13000 affected due to spate
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Assam flood, landslide disrupts rail connectivity to Barak Valley; over 13000 affected due to spate

At least 13,000 people in Assam have been affected by the year's first wave of floods. Also, landslides triggered by incessant rain disrupted rail connectivity.