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.
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
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
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
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
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
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