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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

Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU
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Narendra Modi to address public rally in Assam's Kokrajhar today to celebrate signing of Bodo Accord with NDFB, ABSU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kokrajhar in Assam on Friday to participate in an event to celebrate the signing of the Bodo agreement.

Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam
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Bodo Peace Accord 2020: A look at timeline of major events in long standing conflict in Assam

The Bodo conflict, which dates back to the pre-Independence era, gained momentum from 1987 when the ABSU launched an agitation for a separate state.

Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement
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Centre signs Bodo Peace Accord, the third since 1993 in bid to bring peace to Assam: All you need to know about the agreement

The Union government on Monday signed a historic accord with with the dreaded insurgent group National Democratic Front of Boroland (NDFB) and two other outfits to end a protracted and bloody struggle for secession from Assam and to bring permanent peace to Bodo-dominated areas of the state

In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam
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In bid to resolve Bodoland conflict, Centre signs peace accord with NDFB, ABSU; non-Bodo outfits announce 12-hour bandh in Assam

The government on Monday signed an accord with one of the dreaded insurgent groups of Assam, the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB), providing political and economic bonanza.

Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit
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Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit

Four more people died on Monday due to floods in Assam, mounting the toll to 86 this monsoon season.

Assam bandh: Tribal organisations protest govt's move to grant ST status to six groups, agitators block roads, shops down shutters
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Assam bandh: Tribal organisations protest govt's move to grant ST status to six groups, agitators block roads, shops down shutters

The Assam bandh has been called by the Coordination Committee of the Tribal Organisations of Assam (CCTOA) to protest a bill that seeks to grant Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six ethnic communities in the state

Assam floods: Toll rises to 43 as situation worsens; over 1 lakh people affected across six districts
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Assam floods: Toll rises to 43 as situation worsens; over 1 lakh people affected across six districts

The flood situation in Assam deteriorated on Saturday with two more deaths reported in Sivasagar district, taking the toll to 43.

Protests in Assam after BDT restricts sale of land in Bodoland to non-tribals; 30 injured in clashes with police
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Protests in Assam after BDT restricts sale of land in Bodoland to non-tribals; 30 injured in clashes with police

Bodoland, officially the Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD), consists of Kokrajhar, Chirang, Bagsa and Udalguria districts.

Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 28,000 people still affected across three districts
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Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 28,000 people still affected across three districts

Flood situation in Assam has shown improvement and over 28,000 people are affected in three districts

Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 45,000 people still affected across six districts
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Assam floods: Situation improves marginally; 45,000 people still affected across six districts

Seven districts of Assam are still affected by floods with the Brahmaputra and its tributaries flowing above the danger level at many places.

Assam Floods: Death toll rests at 158 as situation improves across state
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Assam Floods: Death toll rests at 158 as situation improves across state

The flood situation in Assam continued to improve on Wednesday although nearly 79,000 people are still suffering across five districts in the state.

Assam floods: Three more lives lost as death toll rises to 70; 14.36 lakh people marooned
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Assam floods: Three more lives lost as death toll rises to 70; 14.36 lakh people marooned

Three more lives were lost on Monday in Assam floods while 12 districts continued to be affected.

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: 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 floods: CM Sarbananda Sonowal asks districts to speed up rescue operations
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Assam floods: CM Sarbananda Sonowal asks districts to speed up rescue operations

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday visited flood affected areas in Dhubri and Chirang districts and directed the district administration to accelerate relief and rescue operations.

Police arrest two NDFB militants in Assam's Chirang district
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Police arrest two NDFB militants in Assam's Chirang district

Chirang superintendent of police Ranjan Bhuyan today said one NDFB(S) rebel was apprehended from Chapaguri under Dhaligaon police station and another from Bhauraguri village under Sidli police station last night.

NDFB(S) violence: Over 7,000 refugees return home
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NDFB(S) violence: Over 7,000 refugees return home

According to an official release by ASDMA, 1,22,725 people are living in 68 relief camps in Kokrajhar, Chirang and Udalguri districts at this moment.

Assam violence aftermath: Nearly 25,000 refugees return home
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Assam violence aftermath: Nearly 25,000 refugees return home

Nearly 25,000 refugees hit by NDFB (S) violence in Assam have returned to their homes in the last 24 hours.

Assam has highest conflict induced IDPs, says report
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Assam has highest conflict induced IDPs, says report

The report was prepared following field visits to the affected areas and claimed that there are over 3,00,000 internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Assam, which is the highest in the world during last year.