Assam

State in northeast India

Assam is a state in northeastern 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) wide strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. It is also one of the world's most populous subdivisions. Assamese is the official and most commonly spoken language of the state, followed by Bengali, which is official in the Barak Valley and Bodo which is official in Bodoland Territorial Region.

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Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 9 hours ago

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and other EC functionaries are in Assam on a three-day visit to review preparedness for the forthcoming assembly election..
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Four states — Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Tripura and Puducherry — recorded low turnout of beneficiaries in the range of 22-34%, whereas other states reported more..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 day ago

CBI launched a widespread search operation at 21 locations in five states - Delhi, Uttarakhand, Tripura, West Bengal and Assam.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 day ago

Deputy Election Commissioner Sudip Jain is already in West Bengal to meet officials. This is Jain's second visit to West Bengal. Another EC official is in Assam..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 5 days ago

BJP national president J P Nadda on Monday asserted that his party will return to power in Assam in the upcoming elections, bagging over 100 of 126 assembly..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

He would visit the famous Kamakhya temple in Guwahati on Tuesday, before leaving for Delhi. He attended various party programmes in West Bengal.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

In an advisory to the chief secretaries of Assam, Kerala, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the Election Commission has also said that officers against..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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