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Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region
India

Assam floods claim 6 more lives to bring total deaths to 76 in state; Barpeta worst-hit region

A total of 22 lakh people have been affected by floods and landslides across 27 districts of Assam. Among the deceased, 50 people were killed in inundation, 26 died due to landslides

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

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

Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Curfew imposed in Guwahati; mobile internet services suspended in 10 districts after thousands take to streets
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Anti-CAB protests in Assam: Curfew imposed in Guwahati; mobile internet services suspended in 10 districts after thousands take to streets

A day after a total shutdown in Assam to protest against the CAB, fresh protests erupted in the state on Wednesday while the legislation was being debated in the Rajya Sabha.

Woman in Assam's Sonitpur commits 'suicide' following rumours of her exclusion from NRC; district administration rubbishes report
India

Woman in Assam's Sonitpur commits 'suicide' following rumours of her exclusion from NRC; district administration rubbishes report

A woman in Assam's Sonitpur district allegedly committed suicide following rumours that her name was not in the updated final National Register of Citizens.

World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space
India

World Elephant Day: Pitted against humans, pachyderms in Assam battle insensitive crowd, constraints of tiny living space

Assam is no stranger to the sad syndrome where the fight for supremacy often ends with either the death of human beings or elephants.

Four more dead in Assam due to floods as toll rises to 86 since onset of monsoon; over 1,300 villages still deluge-hit
India

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.

Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura
India

Monsoon kills dozens in North India, North East; lakhs affected in Bihar, Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura

In Bihar, the flood situation turned grim on Sunday with the death of four people as around 18 lakh were affected in nine districts of the state

Assam floods: Toll rises to 11 as situation worsens; 26.5 lakh affected across 28 districts
India

Assam floods: Toll rises to 11 as situation worsens; 26.5 lakh affected across 28 districts

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll rising to 11 and affecting nearly 26.5 lakh people across 28 districts.

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

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

Mob in Assam ties, tortures differently-abled woman on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim taken to hospital
India

Mob in Assam ties, tortures differently-abled woman on suspicion of being child-lifter; victim taken to hospital

Locals and personnel from the Village Defence Party tried to stop the mob and alerted the police immediately, said the SP.

Assam flood situation worsens; one drowns, 40,000 people affected in Sonitpur
India

Assam flood situation worsens; one drowns, 40,000 people affected in Sonitpur

After showing signs of improvement in the past one week, the flood situation in Assam worsened suddenly on Sunday because of heavy rain in Arunachal Pradesh.

Assam floods: As 8 rivers flow above danger level, third wave of deluge exacerbates situation
India

Assam floods: As 8 rivers flow above danger level, third wave of deluge exacerbates situation

Heavy rain over the past few days has worsened the flood situation in Assam, with eight rivers flowing above the danger level.

Assam floods: Situation remains critical, death toll increases to 49; over 17 lakh people affected
India

Assam floods: Situation remains critical, death toll increases to 49; over 17 lakh people affected

The flood situation in Assam continued to deteriorate with five more persons losing their lives today as while over 17 lakh people remained affected across 26 districts in the state.

Assam floods: More than one lakh people affected, over one hectare agricultural land submerged
India

Assam floods: More than one lakh people affected, over one hectare agricultural land submerged

Over one lakh people in Assam are reeling under the impact of floods in eight districts, where the swirling flood waters have overrun 188 villages in 13 revenue circles.

Assam floods: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts; water flowing above danger mark in five rivers
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Assam floods: Over one lakh people affected in eight districts; water flowing above danger mark in five rivers

The flood situation in Assam on Tuesday remained unchanged with more than one lakh people affected in eight districts where five rivers are flowing above the danger level.

Assam floods: Over one lakh affected, situation remains critical in four districts of state
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Assam floods: Over one lakh affected, situation remains critical in four districts of state

Flood situation in Assam remain critical in four district with 38,000 people still affected in the deluge, even as some areas showed signs of improvement.

Missing Sukhoi Su-30 MKI: IAF expands search into Bhutan; news on aircraft likely today
India

Missing Sukhoi Su-30 MKI: IAF expands search into Bhutan; news on aircraft likely today

The search for the missing aircraft was extended beyond the West Kameng district in Arunachal Pradesh right up to Bhutan.

Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deaths
India

Assam takes to text messages to save lives even as state records highest maternal deaths

On a sunny, winter afternoon here on India’s eastern edge, in a land where mothers die in the highest proportion nationwide, a few men, children, and about 40 women–either pregnant or cradling infants–listened to a robust, articulate woman talk in the local Sadri dialect about a text message that could save their lives.

Assam forest dept files FIR against Patanjali Food Park after elephant's death due to neglience
India

Assam forest dept files FIR against Patanjali Food Park after elephant's death due to neglience

The Assam Forest Department on Thursday filed an FIR against the builder of Patanjali Mega Herbal and Food Park in Sonitpur district for negligence in providing safety to wild elephants and digging pits at the construction site causing an elephant to die on Thursday.

Assam violence: Bodo militants accused of killing 81 in Kokrajhar, Sonitpur arrested
India

Assam violence: Bodo militants accused of killing 81 in Kokrajhar, Sonitpur arrested

Two NDFB(S) militant leaders responsible for the massacres of Adivasis in Assam have been arrested with 4 others. Police also seized large quantity of arms.