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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A crisis is brewing in India after the Hindu majority government launched a campaign to list all legal residents living in the Assam state. Millions of people,..
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Ajay Kumar Bhalla, currently serving as an officer on special duty in the home ministry, was appointed as the new Union home secretary on Thursday, an official..
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Rahul's statements come at a time when Congress is observing weeklong events to commemorate the 75th Birth Anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. On..
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The Congress in Assam on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of diverting the attention of the people from the economic slowdown by bringing up issues..
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On his first visit to Dhaka after taking over as external affairs minister, Jaishankar met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina this morning as the two sides..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

In a relief to the residents of Assam who find themselves excluded from the National Register of Citizens (NRC) to be published on August 31, the Union home..
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In a relief to residents of Assam who may not find their names in the national register of citizens (NRC) to be published on August 31, the home ministry has..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 3 days ago

More than 4 million people in India, mostly Muslims, are at risk of being declared foreign migrants as the government pushes a hardline Hindu nationalist agenda..
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The Hyderabad MP said the special provisions related to Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Assam, and Himachal Pradesh will also be scrapped by the government soon.
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

Rains continue to lash several states around the country claiming lives, displacing families and damaging property. Just a month after severe flooding in Bihar..
Credit: IndiaTimes - Published 1 week ago

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