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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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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
India

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.

Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day
India

Banned outfit ULFA(I) claims responsibility for four grenade explosions in Assam on Republic day

Four powerful grenade explosions: three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts, rocked Assam on Sunday morning as the country celebrated Republic Day, police said.

Khelo India Games could lead to improved performances at 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan
Sports

Khelo India Games could lead to improved performances at 2024 and 2028 Olympics, says SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan

While the Khelo India Youth Games has unearthed many talented athletes, the ministry of sports has planned to host another tournament for athletes of a higher age group

Assam cabinet expansion: Governor Jagdish Mukhi administers oath to first-time MLAs Jagan Mohan, Sanjay Kishan in Guwahati
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Assam cabinet expansion: Governor Jagdish Mukhi administers oath to first-time MLAs Jagan Mohan, Sanjay Kishan in Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal expanded his ministry on Saturday with the induction of two ministers of state with independent charge

If Assam govt had got full responsibility of NRC upgrade work, it would have been correct, claims CM Sarbananda Sonowal
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If Assam govt had got full responsibility of NRC upgrade work, it would have been correct, claims CM Sarbananda Sonowal

As the NRC exercise was carried out under the direct supervision of the Supreme Court, the state had no role to play in its upgrade process, Sonowal said.

Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Hima Das to attend opening ceremony
Sports

Khelo India Youth Games 2020: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Hima Das to attend opening ceremony

A 'glitzy' opening ceremony will kick off the third edition of Khelo India Youth Games, where 6,800 athletes from 37 states and union territories competing in 20 sports.

Anti-CAA movement in Assam looks set to give rise to a new AASU-helmed political party in the state
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Anti-CAA movement in Assam looks set to give rise to a new AASU-helmed political party in the state

The message is loud and clear: Assam is soon going to have a new political outfit born out of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act movement

'CAA violates Assam Accord, Constitution': Tarun Gogoi says Congress will bring resolution against Act in special session on 13 Jan
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'CAA violates Assam Accord, Constitution': Tarun Gogoi says Congress will bring resolution against Act in special session on 13 Jan

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the Congress will bring a resolution during the special one-day session of the Assam Legislative Assembly on 13 January to ensure that the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) is not implemented in the state