Assam

State in northeast India

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Assam is a state in northeast India, situated 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 kilometres (14 mi) strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India.

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India's Supreme Court on Tuesday gave authorities in a northeastern state an extra month to complete a citizenship list to identify illegal immigrants in an..
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India's Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the deadline for the publication of a citizenship list for the eastern Assam state by a month to Aug. 31, the chief..
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday extended the time for publication of Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) till August 31. However, the top court rejected the..
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The Centre and the Assam government had sought 20% sample verification of the citizens included in the NRC, saying lakhs of people have been wrongly included in..
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The maximum of these decades-old buildings are in Maharashtra (8), followed by Assam (3), according to Human Resource Development Ministry officials.
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The number of men migrating for marriage more than doubled between the 2001 and 2011 censuses compared to a 33% rise in the number of women doing so. The most..
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Floods in Bihar and Assam have claimed 170 lives till Monday with 1.07 crore people still reeling under the effect of the deluge in the two states. With two more..
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Around 1.11 crore people continue to reel under the deluge in the two eastern states.
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The capital reported 179 cases of ATM frauds in 2018-19, the second highest in the entire country after Maharashtra (233), RBI data has revealed. The country..
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Thirty-eight people were killed in rain-related incidents across the country on Sunday with heavy showers in Kerala, where a red alert was sounded in five..
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The flood waters showed a receding trend in Assam, however, the toll rose to 62 on Sunday.
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The flood waters showed a receding trend in Assam where 12 people the death toll due to rain-related incidents rose to 59 on Saturday while 24 of the state's 33..
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Union, Assam govts seek extension of NRC deadline set by the top court
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The SC decided on Friday to hear all stakeholders on July 23 on pleas of the Centre and Assam govt for reverification of 20% of the final draft NRC data which..
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The flood situation in Bihar and northeast India showed little improvement on Friday as over 1.15 crore people remained affected while the death toll due to..
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The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Friday as 11 more people died taking the toll to 47, while 48.87 lakh people were affected in 27 of the 33..
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India said on Friday thousands of illegal immigrants from neighboring Muslim-majority Bangladesh had produced false documents to become citizens in the..
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NRC state coordinator Prateek Hajela informed Supreme Court that it won't be possible to publish the final NRC by July 31, the deadline fixed by Court.
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Brahmaputra in Jorhat flowing above the danger level; 427 relief camps set up
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Exhausted and looking for shelter, a Royal Bengal tigress took two pit stops after fleeing the flooded Kaziranga National Park on Thursday — a shop just..
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Of Assam's 33 districts, 28 remained under the grip of floods that has displaced nearly 54 lakh people and killed 36 people.
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Images of a fully grown tiger "relaxing" on a bed inside a shop in Assam's flooded Kaziranga National Park has created a buzz on social media and thrown..
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The Centre and the state government sought an urgent hearing on the plea before a bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi, which said it would look into it.
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Implementing the NRC across India will be a gigantic task for the government; in Assam alone, the process has countered several glitches and is still ongoing.
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Home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday asserted that "illegal immigrants and intruders" living on even an inch of Indian soil would be identified and deported and..
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Floods claimed 44 more lives in Assam and Bihar on Wednesday.
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The flood situation in Assam remained grim on Wednesday with 29 districts marooned by the deluge, which has so far claimed 27 lives and affected 57 lakh people,..
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Gourav Gogoi of the Congress asked the Centre to declare floods in Assam a national disaster and said 15 persons have been killed and over 43 lakh displaced by..
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Gourav Gogoi of the Congress asked the Centre to declare floods in Assam a national disaster and said 15 persons have been killed and over 43 lakh displaced by..
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The staff and security personnel are performing their duties using mechanised and country boats to deal with any kind of eventualities, they said.
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At least 32 out of 33 districts in the state have submerged under floodwater with 90 per cent of Kaziranga National Park rendered inundated
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A fortnight before publication of the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the Centre and state government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court..
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In Assam, the deluge has affected 33 districts of the state and claimed 17 lives. More than 45 lakh people have been hit by the nature's fury, officials said.
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Floods in Assam is a cause of worry for all of us, BJP working president J P Nadda said on Tuesday and party workers to help the affected people in all possible..
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At present, 100 Foreigners' Tribunals (FTs) are functional in different districts in Assam.
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Altogether 42.87 lakh people in 4,157 villages are reeling under the impact of the floods that have submerged 1,53,211 hectares of farmland in 30 districts,..
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Raising the issue of the alarming flood situation in Assam during Zero Hour in Rajya Sabha, Congress's Ripun Bora also urged the government to send a union..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in the state, where the deluge has..
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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. Of the 28 affected..
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Due to the devastating floods in Assam, 70% of the Kaziranga National Park and its 95 camps were submerged in water and animals residing in the park were taken..
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India Metrological Department (IMD) officers informed the minister that in the last 3-4 days, Assam and Bihar have received extremely heavy downpour.
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TN sweats it out to procure water, while Assam and Bihar struggle with the problem of plenty
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