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Assam: State in northeast India
Assam is a state in 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 the state of 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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Lok Sabha polls: Congress releases 5th list of candidates

The Congress has released its fifth list of 56 candidates for the Lok Sabha election, including 22 from Andhra Pradesh and 11 from West Bengal. The list, released late on Monday night, also included..
IndiaTimes - Published Also reported by •DNA

Lok Sabha 2019: BJP loses two MPs, gains one

Prayagraj Shyam Charan Gupta crossed over to Samajwadi Party on Wednesday, on a day Ram Prasad Sarmah - another sitting MP from Assam's Tezpur - too left the saffron party.
DNA - Published

Videos for Assam

Bootleg liquor kills scores in India [Video]Bootleg liquor kills scores in India

At least 150 people have died from drinking toxic illegal alcohol in Assam in northeast India.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

 

BJP MP RP Sarmah quits as party decides to field Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from Tezpur

Sarmah announced his decision on Facebook after reports that the BJP may declare Himanta Biswa Sarma its candidate from Tezpur Lok Sabha seat.
DNA - Published

60 years ago the Dalai Lama escaped China-ruled Tibet: Dressed as a Chinese soldier, he walked for two days to cross over to India

On 31 March the Dalai Lama walked across the border into the Indian state of Assam. "The Dalai Lama entered India on 31 March in the evening," Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru announced on 3..
Firstpost - Published

Prafulla Mahanta says conspiracy on to remove him from Assam

Rumours are being spread that he would be appointed as governor while his wife Jaishree Goswami Mahanta will be elected to the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha, the former two-time chief minister claimed..
IndiaTimes - Published

Senior EC officials to visit West Bengal, Assam, Tripura and Manipur soon


IndiaTimes - Published

Action against illegal migrants is a joke, says Supreme Court

SC wants they want to know what Assam and Centre has done to meet the threat of external aggression
DNA - Published

What's been done to tackle 'external aggression' by aliens? SC to Assam

The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Assam government to detail steps taken to tackle "external aggression and internal disturbance caused by large-scale illegal Bangladeshi migrants," which was..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC pulls up Assam govt for not being serious about 'external aggression' from influx of migrants


IndiaTimes - Published

What is behind BJP's new alliance-hunting spree

The BJP has cemented alliances and entered into seat-sharing agreements for the upcoming Lok Sabha election in four states of Bihar, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Assam so far. According to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP 'seals' poll pacts in northeast, resurrects ties with AGP

Having stolen a march on its rivals whose proposed 'Mahagathbandhan' remains amorphous, the BJP said on Wednesday it has "sealed" electoral alliances with a bevy of parties in the northeast where it..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC pulls up Assam govt on deportation of illegal migrants, seeks info on detention centres by March 27

The Supreme Court on Wednesday pulled up the Assam government over inadequacies in the functioning of foreigners tribunals in the state and sought details on it by March 27.
DNA - Published

SC pulls up Assam govt over inadequate functioning of foreigners' tribunal, seeks details by March 27


IndiaTimes - Published

Asom Gana Parishad to fight LS polls with BJP in Assam: Ram Madhav


IndiaTimes - Published

Lok Sabha 2019: BJP, AGP to fight together in Assam, says Ram Madhav

BJP, Asom Gana Parishad and Bodoland People's Front will jointly contest in Assam.
DNA - Published

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