Assam

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 kilometres (14 mi) wide strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. Assamese and Bodo are the official languages of Assam, while Bengali is official in the Barak Valley.

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The persistent flood in Assam killed 10 more people, which includes four children, in last 24 hours in different areas, even as authorities pressed IAF choppers..
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Eknath Shinde is looking to be retaining a strong grip on the Shiv Sena, as the strength of MLAs backing him is anticipated to reach 50.
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Assam CM brushed off allegations of hosting Maharashtra rebel MLAs in Guwahati saying that he could not stop anyone from visiting his state.
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Number of people affected by floods in 32 districts was 54.5 lakh on Wednesday. Situation in Barpeta is the worst where 10,32,561 people are affected.
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In the midst of the major political crisis in Maharashtra, Eknath Shinde-led rebel Shiv Sena MLAs seem to be enjoying lavish life in a hotel.
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Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde is camping in Assam with rebel MLAs, causing a crisis in the party-led Maharashtra government.
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In a sharp retort over the Maharashtra political row, Congress said that PM Modi should shift his focus toward the destruction caused by Assam floods
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Maharashtra chief minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday addressed the people via Facebook amid political crisis threatening the future of the Maha Vikas Aghadi..
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The Shiv Sena MLAs, who have rebelled against the party, plunging the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra into a crisis, arrived in Assam's..
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Maharashtra crisis: About 15 MLAs kept in a hotel in Surat, Gujarat were taken to Assam by a special flight that reached Guwahati early on Wednesday.
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Assam reported seven more deaths, which include three children, in floods on Tuesday, taking the toll in both deluge and landslides to 88 as the situation..
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This is a one-of-its-kind citizen-centric initiative, which is swiftly implemented in a short span of time covering about 80 Crore beneficiaries.
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A police officer and a constable on a mission to rescue marooned people in central Assam’s Nagaon were swept away by the raging currents of the Kopili river on..
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A number of rivers, including the Brahmaputra, Kopili, Beki, Pagladiya and Puthimari , have water levels over the danger limit.
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Assam’s flood situation turned critical after 10 more flood-related deaths were reported on Monday that has taken the toll to 81 on Monday even as the state..
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In the neighbouring Indian state of Assam, where at least 26 people have been killed since heavy rains began around a fortnight ago, flood waters have
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Another eight, including three children, are reported missing in floods on Saturday. The flood situation in this second wave since June 14 worsened further on..
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Assam: Police have also arrested one truck driver identified as Liton Sarkar. A case has been registered and further investigation is underway.
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The boat carrying villagers from inundated Islampur village capsized after hitting a submerged brick kiln.
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PM Modi expressed concern over the hardships faced by the people affected by the deluge.
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Causing a lose of around Rs 200 crore annually, the flood problem in Assam is "singularly different" from other states in India.
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The deaths were reported in Hojai, Nalbari, Bajali, Dhubri, Kamrup, Kokrajhar, and Sonitpur. Two people were reported missing in Hojai and Sonitpur. A total of..
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Assam floods: The flood waters have submerged 19782.80 hectares of cropland in the flood-hit districts.
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Assam continued to reel under heavy rain for the third consecutive day with two more deaths reported due to landslides on Wednesday, and the flood situation..
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Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma also said that one solar power project will be started at Bilasipara soon.
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