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Assam floods: Dhemaji, Baksa, Morigaon districts still inundated; 14,205 people affected
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Assam floods: Dhemaji, Baksa, Morigaon districts still inundated; 14,205 people affected

Dhemaji is the worst-hit district with 12,908 people affected, followed by Baksa where 1,000 people are suffering, and Morigaon with 297 people hit by the calamity

Assam floods claim seven more lives, taking toll due to deluge, landslides to 57; nearly 15 lakh affected across 23 districts
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Assam floods claim seven more lives, taking toll due to deluge, landslides to 57; nearly 15 lakh affected across 23 districts

Three persons were killed in Barpeta district, while one person each died in Dhubri, Nagaon, Nalbari in flood-related incidents, while a landslide claimed the life of a 50-year-old person in Cachar district, the ASDMA said in its report.

Coronavirus lockdown forces Assam farmers to throw away thousands of litres of milk daily; dairy industry hit by rising costs, feed shortage
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Coronavirus lockdown forces Assam farmers to throw away thousands of litres of milk daily; dairy industry hit by rising costs, feed shortage

The dairy industry in Assam has come to a standstill with farmers having to deal with lockdown regulations that have severely impacted their livelihood.

With Citizenship Act protests refusing to die in Assam, Centre deploys eight columns of Indian Army, Assam Rifles
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With Citizenship Act protests refusing to die in Assam, Centre deploys eight columns of Indian Army, Assam Rifles

A total of eight columns of the Army and Assam Rifles have been deployed in Assam, including capital Guwahati to control the ongoing violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the amended Citizenship Act

NRC in Assam: More Hindus than Muslims forged documents to get names listed, say sources
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NRC in Assam: More Hindus than Muslims forged documents to get names listed, say sources

With the hugely contentious NRC exposing communal faultlines in Assam, it has emerged that more Hindus than Muslims forged documents to find their way into the National Register of Citizens.

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.

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

Narendra Modi calls Sarbananda Sonowal to take stock of flood situation in Assam, assures full support from Centre
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Narendra Modi calls Sarbananda Sonowal to take stock of flood situation in Assam, assures full support from Centre

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday telephoned Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in Assam.

Harsh Vardhan dispatches central team to Assam to probe Japanese Encephalitis cases, says he is 'closely monitoring' situation
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Harsh Vardhan dispatches central team to Assam to probe Japanese Encephalitis cases, says he is 'closely monitoring' situation

Health Minister Harsh Vardhan Sunday dispatched a central team to review health situation in Assam after Japanese Encephalitis cases reported in the state

BJP IT cell member from Assam, Nitu Bora arrested for communal remark on Facebook; released after notice issued to him
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BJP IT cell member from Assam, Nitu Bora arrested for communal remark on Facebook; released after notice issued to him

Nitu Bora, a member of BJP's IT cell in Morigaon in Assam, was arrested on Thursday for allegedly making a communal remark in a Facebook post. He was later released after a notice was issued to him

Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader
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Comment against Bharat Ratna Bhupen Hazarika lands Mallikarjun Kharge in soup; Assam police files case against Congress leader

Police have registered a case against senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge over his remark on Assam's legendary singer-composer Bhupen Hazarika, officials said on Sunday.

Two suspected rhino poachers killed at Morigaon district in Assam following encounter with police
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Two suspected rhino poachers killed at Morigaon district in Assam following encounter with police

When the Special Task Force reached Sitalamari char at about 1.20 am the suspected rhino poachers fired at them forcing the STF team to return the fire

School principal arrested in Assam's Morigaon for not flying National Flag half-mast after Vajpayee's demise
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School principal arrested in Assam's Morigaon for not flying National Flag half-mast after Vajpayee's demise

Deputy Superintendent of Police Mrinmoy Goswami confirmed the arrest and said that Father James was taken to Morigaon Police Station in Assam.

200 suspected foreigners in NRC draft of Assam's Morigaon, says official; names to be deleted from final list
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200 suspected foreigners in NRC draft of Assam's Morigaon, says official; names to be deleted from final list

Morigaon deputy commissioner Hemen Das said that around 200 doubtful voters, who were declared foreigners and whose cases are still pending in the foreigners tribunals, have figured in the NRC list.

Authorities review law and order situation in Assam ahead of NRC draft publication due on 30 June
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Authorities review law and order situation in Assam ahead of NRC draft publication due on 30 June

The deputy commissioners, superintendents of police and other senior police officials, army and central paramilitary forces were present in the meeting which discussed various issues related to the NRC updation.

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: 75 dead, three districts still affected in latest wave of deluge
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Assam floods: 75 dead, three districts still affected in latest wave of deluge

Three Assam districts were still affected in the latest wave of floods, which has claimed 75 lives.

Assam floods: One dies in Dhemaji district even as situation improves; 56,000 people still affected
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Assam floods: One dies in Dhemaji district even as situation improves; 56,000 people still affected

The flood situation in Assam marginally improved on Thursday, even as one person lost his life and 56,000 people remained affected across four 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.

Tripura, Sikkim receive torrential rain while flood-hit Assam, Uttar Pradesh crawl to normalcy
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Tripura, Sikkim receive torrential rain while flood-hit Assam, Uttar Pradesh crawl to normalcy

Torrential rains on Monday led to inundation of swathes of land in Tripura and Sikkim, even as the situation in flood-ravaged Assam and Uttar Pradesh inched closer to normal.