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 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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The Home Ministry’s order extending the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in West Bengal, Punjab and Assam — giving them powers of arrest, search and seizure deeper inside these.. IndiaTimes - Published
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) has served show-cause notices on 212 party workers, including several leaders, who were allegedly found indulging in anti-party activities in the last assembly.. IndiaTimes - Published
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his Nagaland counterpart Neiphiu Rio held closed door interaction with NSCN(IM) chief negotiator Thuingaleng Muivah at Dimapur on Tuesday, a government.. IndiaTimes - Published
Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday filed his nomination for the upcoming Rajya Sabha bypolls from Assam. He was accompanied by the Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. In Assam, a Rajya.. IndiaTimes - Published
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A tripartite peace accord was inked on Saturday by representatives of the Centre, Assam government and five Karbi-Anglong groups, as part of which 1,000 armed cadres have abjured violence and joined.. IndiaTimes - Published
Three state-run colleges in Assam have released online admission forms that require applicants for seats to specify their caste, stoking outrage among student groups and academics even as the.. IndiaTimes - Published
Underlining that peace and tranquility have been restored at the shared border with Mizoram, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said there cannot be an overnight resolution of the.. IndiaTimes - Published
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