State in northeastern India

Assam is a state in northeastern India, south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22-kilometre-wide (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. Assamese and Boro are the official languages of Assam, while Bengali is an official language in the three districts of Barak Valley.

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The dam broke in a gush of joy late Tuesday in Ramfalbil village as news arrived of two of its own - Ram Prasad Narzary and Sanjay Basumatary - emerging safely..
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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma campaigned in Telangana, promising that if the BJP comes to power, the CM will be from the backward class. PM Modi also assured..
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Four villagers, including two minor boys, were trampled to death by wild elephants in Karbi Anglong in Assam on Thursday, reports Kangkan Kalita. The deceased..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 6 days ago

All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi's brother, Akbaruddin Owaisi, was booked on Wednesday for openly threatening a police..
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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma claimed that India lost the cricket World Cup final because it was played on Indira Gandhi's birth anniversary. He..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi has been booked for allegedly threatening a police officer in Hyderabad. BJP leader Syed Zafar Islam criticized Telangana Chief..
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Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma criticized Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi over the guarantees offered by the Congress in Rajasthan ahead of..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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