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Assam: 5 arrested after junior-year student jumps off 2nd floor allegedly to escape ragging
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Assam: 5 arrested after junior-year student jumps off 2nd floor allegedly to escape ragging

The Dibrugarh police have arrested one former and four current students after a case was registered on the basis of the student’s family’s complaint

Lachit Barphukon 400th birth anniversary: Hindu identity, comparison with Shivaji no insult to Ahom general
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Lachit Barphukon 400th birth anniversary: Hindu identity, comparison with Shivaji no insult to Ahom general

As the victory in the Battle of Saraighat in 1671 had a far-reaching impact on the northeastern region and beyond, similarly, the defeat of the Mughals signalled the beginning of the downfall of the Mughal sultanate in India

Lachit Barphukon 400th birth anniversary: In Ahom general's glory, RSS finds mantra to integrate India
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Lachit Barphukon 400th birth anniversary: In Ahom general's glory, RSS finds mantra to integrate India

The celebration of the 400th birth ceremony of Lachit Barphukan by the RSS is not a mere calendar occasion but it seeks to awaken the people on Rashtravad and educate them about the importance of imbibing nationalism for the greater good of the country

Guwahati: Assam police arrest five in connection with two ATM fraud cases
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Guwahati: Assam police arrest five in connection with two ATM fraud cases

According to police, the arrested persons had fraudulently changed the ATM cards of unknown persons to withdraw money

Watch: Elephant tries to break into car in Guwahati, internet thinks he's found a 'toy'
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Watch: Elephant tries to break into car in Guwahati, internet thinks he's found a 'toy'

The video was tweeted with the caption, ‘Just another day at the Narengi Military Station, Guwahati. Was he trying to break into the car to find food, or just a power push? When you coexist with wildlife, don’t keep food or any item with a strong scent in parked vehicles..’

Guwahati: Isuzu cars, Benelli bikes worth over Rs 1.5 crore gutted after showroom caught fire
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Guwahati: Isuzu cars, Benelli bikes worth over Rs 1.5 crore gutted after showroom caught fire

The fire fighters also managed to save some vehicles that were kept in the backside of the showroom with their quick response to the alarms raised by the showroom staff

Go First Delhi-Guwahati flight's windshield cracks mid-air, aircraft safely diverted to Jaipur
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Go First Delhi-Guwahati flight's windshield cracks mid-air, aircraft safely diverted to Jaipur

This is the third technical malfunction on Go First a aircraft in just two days. On Tuesday, its Mumbai-Leh and Srinagar-Delhi flights faced engine snags

WATCH: Maharashtra's Eknath Shinde reaction to young girl asking if he would take her to Guwahati
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WATCH: Maharashtra's Eknath Shinde reaction to young girl asking if he would take her to Guwahati

The girl in the video, Annada Damre, asked Eknath Shinde if she could also become the chief minister by helping flood-affected people

Uddhav Thackeray vs Eknath Shinde: Who will get the Shiv Sena's 'bow and arrow' symbol?
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Uddhav Thackeray vs Eknath Shinde: Who will get the Shiv Sena's 'bow and arrow' symbol?

The Election Commission will determine who gets the symbol based on the support for each faction by party lawmakers and office-bearers. The poll body can rule in favour of either faction or neither of them

Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says 'will return to Mumbai soon, have 50 MLAs with me in Guwahati'
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Maharashtra political crisis: Eknath Shinde says 'will return to Mumbai soon, have 50 MLAs with me in Guwahati'

Talking to media outside the hotel in Assam, Eknath Shinde asked the Uddhav Thackeray faction to disclose the names of his (Shinde's) group MLAs who are reportedly in contact with them

Maharashtra political crisis: Sanjay Raut attacks Shiv Sena rebels, calls them 'Jahil', 'walking dead'
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Maharashtra political crisis: Sanjay Raut attacks Shiv Sena rebels, calls them 'Jahil', 'walking dead'

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut's fresh remarks came a day after he clarified his earlier 'living corpses' remark for rebel MLAs, stating that he had used a manner of speech common in Maharashtra and that he did not intend to hurt anyone's sentiment

All 'tourists' are welcome in Assam, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Maharashtra MLAs camping in Guwahati
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All 'tourists' are welcome in Assam, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma on Maharashtra MLAs camping in Guwahati

Himanta Biswa Sarma also said he has nothing to do with the politics of Maharashtra where the survival of the Uddhav Thackeray-led government is at stake

Harsh Goenka finds lookalike of MLA Eknath Shinde, shares post with witty caption
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Harsh Goenka finds lookalike of MLA Eknath Shinde, shares post with witty caption

MLA Shinde was camping at Guwahati when Goenka posted this. On Wednesday, Shinde along with 40 other MLAs flew to the city after breaking alliance with Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray's Shiv Sena

From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis
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From Mumbai to Surat to Guwahati, the journey of the Maharashtra political crisis

The MVA alliance is teetering on the edge as Eknath Shinde and other MLAs camp in Guwahati. Amid this uncertain future, demonstrations in support of Uddhav Thackeray and Shinde have taken place

Why Eknath Shinde, rebel Shiv Sena MLAs are in Assam?
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Why Eknath Shinde, rebel Shiv Sena MLAs are in Assam?

Because it is Himanta Biswa Sarma’s turf. Sarma is a master-strategist, who revels in cobbling numbers with an unmatched expertise in affecting defections

Maharashtra political crisis: Shiv Sena rebel Eknath Shinde, 40 MLAs reach Assam after camping for two days in Gujarat
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Maharashtra political crisis: Shiv Sena rebel Eknath Shinde, 40 MLAs reach Assam after camping for two days in Gujarat

Eknath Shinde said that they will carry forward Balasaheb Thackeray's Hindutva. They are likely to stay in Guwahati's Radisson hotel

Assam floods: Toll rises to 73; CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews state of affairs
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Assam floods: Toll rises to 73; CM Himanta Biswa Sarma reviews state of affairs

The chief minister, who held a virtual meeting with his ministers, senior state government officials and deputy commissioners, directed that top priority must be given to relief and rescue operations and there should be no delay citing procedural rules

Assam floods: Situation 'extremely critical', more areas in Guwahati inundated
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Assam floods: Situation 'extremely critical', more areas in Guwahati inundated

The state has been witnessing floods and landslides for the last six days that has claimed the lives of 62 people

Heavy rains: Assam govt issues alert for residents of Guwahati, opens helpline numbers
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Heavy rains: Assam govt issues alert for residents of Guwahati, opens helpline numbers

Four persons were killed in a massive landslide at Boragaon in Guwahati city on Tuesday due to incessant rains since Monday night

Assam floods: Centre releases advance of Rs 324 crore from SDRF to help state deal with calamity
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Assam floods: Centre releases advance of Rs 324 crore from SDRF to help state deal with calamity

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for releasing an advance of Rs 324 cr and said that the funds will ensure timely relief and rehabilitation of affected citizens