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At least 19 dead, two others seriously injured in Assam's Barak Valley as incessant rain triggers landslides
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At least 19 dead, two others seriously injured in Assam's Barak Valley as incessant rain triggers landslides

State Minister Parimal Suklavaidya, who was in Hailakandi town to review the COVID-19 pandemic situation, has directed district authorities to immediately send their reports on the landslide to the government for payment of Rs Four lakh to the next of kin of each of the deceased.

Floods claim 15 lives in Assam as 30 of state's 33 districts badly affected; Sarbananda Sonowal briefs Narendra Modi on situation
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Floods claim 15 lives in Assam as 30 of state's 33 districts badly affected; Sarbananda Sonowal briefs Narendra Modi on situation

The situation in Assam deteriorated Monday as floodwaters submerged 30 of the 33 districts in Assam and death toll increased to 15, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi took stock of the situation and assured of all assistance from the Centre

Six more people die of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam as toll rises to 82; 11 cases of JE detected in Arunachal Pradesh
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Six more people die of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam as toll rises to 82; 11 cases of JE detected in Arunachal Pradesh

Six more people died of Japanese Encephalitis (JE) in Assam on Monday, taking the toll to 82, a National Health Mission (NHM) bulletin said.

Curfew in Assam’s Hailakandi extended for 10 more days as tension remains high in region, internet to be restored today
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Curfew in Assam’s Hailakandi extended for 10 more days as tension remains high in region, internet to be restored today

The curfew in Assam's Hailakandi was Monday extended for another 10 days in view of the law and order situation in the state's southern district, officials said.

Assam clashes: Day after one killed in violence, Hailakandi remains tense; curfew extended till 7 am on Monday
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Assam clashes: Day after one killed in violence, Hailakandi remains tense; curfew extended till 7 am on Monday

An Assam government release said the curfew was extended as the district administration apprehended breach of peace in the district.

Congress opposes citizenship bill: Will Priyanka Gandhi's Silchar roadshow help stave off anti-incumbency against Sushmita Dev?
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Congress opposes citizenship bill: Will Priyanka Gandhi's Silchar roadshow help stave off anti-incumbency against Sushmita Dev?

While the Barak Valley, consisting of a large Bengali Hindu population, has vouched for 'protection' of people whose names were not included in the National Register of Citizens by passing Citizenship Bill, the whole of Assamese-majority Brahmaputra Valley stand opposed to it

Three people missing after boat carrying 15 capsizes in Katakhal river in Assam's Hailakandi district
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Three people missing after boat carrying 15 capsizes in Katakhal river in Assam's Hailakandi district

According to sources, the three missing people in the boat capsize in Assam's Katakhal river have been identified as Sumit Pashi, Ajoy Pashi and Ramesh Pashi - all residents of Lalamukh Tea garden.

Assam: Woman accuses AIUDF MLA Nijam Uddin Choudhury of rape, claims husband helped him put her under house arrest
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Assam: Woman accuses AIUDF MLA Nijam Uddin Choudhury of rape, claims husband helped him put her under house arrest

Woman alleged AIUDF MLA Nijam Uddin Choudhury had raped her at Hailakandi Circuit House on 19 May and also at her house on 23 May, the police said.

Two years after Assam paper mill shutters, families blame stress-related complications for death of 19 ex-employees
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Two years after Assam paper mill shutters, families blame stress-related complications for death of 19 ex-employees

Since the Cachar Paper Mill in Assam ceased functioning, 18 other deaths have been reported. Families of the deceased claim that stress was an underlying cause.

'I screamed that I am a journalist, but they kept beating me': News18 reporter assaulted by Assam Police near Mizoram border
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'I screamed that I am a journalist, but they kept beating me': News18 reporter assaulted by Assam Police near Mizoram border

A journalist working for CNN News18 was lathi-charged by Assam Police while reporting on the Assam-Mizoram border.

News18 journalist beaten up by Assam Police while reporting near Assam-Mizoram border; 2 people injured
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News18 journalist beaten up by Assam Police while reporting near Assam-Mizoram border; 2 people injured

A journalist working for CNN News18 was reportedly beaten up by Assam Police near the Mizoram-Assam border

Assam Congress alleges almost 90% people from 'certain pockets', left out of NRC draft
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Assam Congress alleges almost 90% people from 'certain pockets', left out of NRC draft

The Assam Congress on Thursday alleged that 90 percent of people belonging to religious and linguistic minorities in certain pockets of 13 districts of the state have been left out in the first draft of the National Register of Citizens and demanded an inquiry into it.

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.

Rail roko by tribal students' union disrupts raiway services in Northeast
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Rail roko by tribal students' union disrupts raiway services in Northeast

A rail blockade called by tribal students hit railway services in parts of northeast India for the second day, snapping the crucial rail link of Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and southern Assam with the rest of the country.