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Amit Shah visit to Assam: North East has emerged as India's growth engine under Narendra Modi, says Union home minister
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Amit Shah visit to Assam: North East has emerged as India's growth engine under Narendra Modi, says Union home minister

Speaking at a programme to launch various projects in Assam, Shah also applauded Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for embarking state on a journey of peace and development

BJP dumps coalition partner in Assam, picks UPPL and GSP to rule Bodoland Territorial Council
India

BJP dumps coalition partner in Assam, picks UPPL and GSP to rule Bodoland Territorial Council

The United People's Party Liberal (UPPL) has won 12 seats in the BTC polls, the BJP nine, while Congress and Gana Suraksha Party, headed by Lok Sabha MP Naba Sarania, got one each

Tarun Gogoi passes away at 86: ex-Assam CM was being treated for post-COVID complications
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Tarun Gogoi passes away at 86: ex-Assam CM was being treated for post-COVID complications

The three-time chief minister was admitted to GMCH on 2 November with post-COVID complications. He was put on invasive ventilation on Saturday night as his condition deteriorated following multi-organ failure.

From 'illegal immigrants' to 'temple construction' plans, a look at causes of tensions along Mizoram's state borders
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From 'illegal immigrants' to 'temple construction' plans, a look at causes of tensions along Mizoram's state borders

Mizoram is presently locked in tensions on two of its state borders — with Assam and Tripura — owing to a number of concerns

Several injured in violent clash along Assam-Mizoram border; states say situation now under control
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Several injured in violent clash along Assam-Mizoram border; states say situation now under control

The incident could be due to the demolition of a makeshift hut used by local volunteers who guard the inter-state border near Mizoram's Vairengte, the Kolasib district deputy commissioner said

Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest
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Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest

Taimur occupied the chief minister's office from December 1980 to June 1981 as a member of the Congress

Assam to send GoM report to Centre on modalities for granting ST status to 6 ethnic communities
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Assam to send GoM report to Centre on modalities for granting ST status to 6 ethnic communities

CM Sarbananda Sonowal said that the proposed Autonomous Council for the Moran community would start functioning shortly

Who qualifies as 'Assamese'? A look at confidential report on Clause 6 of Assam Accord released by AASU
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Who qualifies as 'Assamese'? A look at confidential report on Clause 6 of Assam Accord released by AASU

The AASU, which was a part of the high-level committee on Clause 6 of Assam Accord, released the confidential report, saying that the public has the right to know the contents

Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts
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Assam remains in grip of floods as toll rises to 119; heavy rains disrupt life in two Bihar districts

A total of 28.32 lakh people in 26 of Assam's 33 districts have been affected by the deluge

As Assam floods and landslides leave 107 dead, Narendra Modi assures Sarbananda Sonowal of support
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As Assam floods and landslides leave 107 dead, Narendra Modi assures Sarbananda Sonowal of support

This year, 81 people were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died due to landslides, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority said.

CID to investigate arrest of Assam journalist who 'exposed' nexus between cattle smugglers, cops
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CID to investigate arrest of Assam journalist who 'exposed' nexus between cattle smugglers, cops

Rajib Sarma was arrested from his residence in Assam’s Gauripur at 2 am on Thursday, hours before his 64-year-old father passed away due to cardiac arrest

Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports
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Jailed Assam KMSS leaders Bitu Sonowal, Dhaijya Konwar test COVID-19 positive; Akhil Gogoi has symptoms, say reports

Sources have claimed KMSS adviser Akhil Gogoi, who was booked under the UAPA Act and imprisoned during the movement against the CAA, has also been infected with COVID-19.

Baghjan fire: Oil India's failure to stand by local community after blaze, protect ecology ruins its image in Assam
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Baghjan fire: Oil India's failure to stand by local community after blaze, protect ecology ruins its image in Assam

Oil India has explored and exploited India's North East thus far, preserved its profits, twisted the region's ecology, donated little in CSR to the region compared to its margins and imposed the side effects of Dikom and Baghjan on Assam.

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.

One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority
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One dead as flood situation in Assam worsens; around 2.72 lakh people affected across 11 districts, says state disaster management authority

At present, around 2.72 lakh persons are affected due to flood in Dhemaji, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Hojai, Darrang, Barpeta, Nalbari, Goalpara, West Karbi Anglong, Dibrugarh and Tinsukia districts of Assam, it said.

Rejection slip for 19 lakh excluded from final NRC list likely from 20 March, says Assam govt
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Rejection slip for 19 lakh excluded from final NRC list likely from 20 March, says Assam govt

The Rejection Slip will mention the reasons for excluding a person's name from the final NRC.

BJP’s dwindling fortunes in states a result of top-heavy central leadership; party yet to address lack of empowered local leaders
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BJP’s dwindling fortunes in states a result of top-heavy central leadership; party yet to address lack of empowered local leaders

Amid the brouhaha over its latest miserable performance, it is useful to remember that while BJP increased its tally in Delhi Assembly by just five seats in 2020 from three in 2015, during the Lok Sabha elections just about six months ago, the saffron unit had wiped out AAP and bagged all seven Lok Sabha seats

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