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Assam: State in northeast India
Assam is a state in northeastern 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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In Assam, 5 who returned from Tablighi Jamaat test Covid-19 positive


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4 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi

Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in Assam to five, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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Assam doctor’s death raises questions


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Assam eases lockdown norms?

With no positive Covid-19 case in the state so far, the Assam cabinet on Monday decided to start repairing hundreds of embankments from the next month before the first wave of the annual floods..
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Coronavirus: Assam govt asks residents stranded abroad to send details for financial aid

The Assam government has issued an e-mail id for residents of the state, who have been stranded abroad due to suspension of international flights in view of the coronavirus pandemic, to send their..
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Assam reports first coronavirus positive case in Jorhat


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4.5-year-old girl tests positive for COVID-19 in Assam's Jorhat, youngest patient in India yet

Further details are awaited.
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$2,000 each for Assam travellers stuck abroad


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Assam govt to give $2000 to each short term visitor from state stranded abroad

Assam government will transfer $2000 each as an initial assistance to all those people from Assam who had gone abroad in last 30 days duration for short visit but are now stranded there and cannot..
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Assam, Bengal & Odisha men flee Kerala quarantine


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799 people lodged at Assam’s detention centres: Govt


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NHRC: Human rights violation against Assam man beaten by mob for allegedly selling beef

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ruled that there is prima facie evidence of violation of human rights of a victim of a mob attack, who was beaten up for allegedly selling beef in his..
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Assam readies to avoid slipping from zero case state to stage III state


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AFSPA extended for 6 more months in Assam

Assam government on Tuesday declared the entire state as “disturbed area” for six more months under the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 on the grounds that armed outfits may lure youths..
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10 inmates of detention centres in Assam died in last one year: Govt


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Coronavirus: Tiger Reserves, Sanctuaries and National Parks to remain closed in Assam till March 29

The Assam Government on Monday decided to shut down all tiger reserves, sanctuaries and national parks in the state from March 17 to March 29, as a precautionary measure to halt the spread of COVID-19.
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Congress-AIUDF name anti-CAA editor as Rajya Sabha election nominee in Assam


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After 34 yrs of armed struggle, NDFB finally disbands itself

The outfit is the third such armed group and the second one in Assam to have disbanded itself after signing a peace deal. Mizo National Army — the armed wing of Mizo National Front (MNF) — was..
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American who tested positive in Thimphu also visited Maharashtra, Assam


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Assam: All 55 transported from China haves tested negative

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed the legislative assembly on Wednesday that 55 persons of the state transported from China were quarantined for observation but all of them have tested..
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Assam govt to introduce new law for teachers to serve 10 years in joining district


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Assam: Congress mulls alliance with AIUDF for Rajya Sabha elections

Congress and All India United Democratic are on the verge of stitching their first alliance in the state and will contest in one of the three Rajya Sabha seats in the election this month in their first..
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Cow dung, urine can treat coronavirus, claims BJP legislator from Assam

The cure was suggested by BJP MLA Suman Haripriya while she was speaking during a discussion on smuggling of cattle to Bangladesh.
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Arsonists set fire to holy books inside Assam mosque


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Assam likely to issue NRC rejection slips from March 20


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'Gaumutra', 'gobar' may cure coronavirus: BJP MLA in Assam assembly


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No inner line permit for Assam, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Centre will not restrict entry of persons to Assam, who are non-natives to the state under a law, commonly known as inner line permit (ILP) system, which is currently in force in several northeastern..
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Emotionally influenced people launched anti-CAA stir in Assam: BJP


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Assam: Silchar college lecturer sent to jail for abusing Sanatan dharma, calling PM Modi 'mass murderer'

Sengupta, an alumnus of Kolkata's Presidency College, had earlier, too, posted statements like "Hindutva is Cancer. Wake up, people". Now the guest lecturer remains locked up with 15 more jailbirds..
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Govt may use Assam delimitation to counter CAA stir

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said the sole purpose of redrawing the boundaries of assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam should be to protect the political rights of..
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President approves resumption of delimitation exercise in Assam


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Onus on petitioner to give admissible legacy proof: High court

Petitioner Nur Begum was declared a foreigner after the tribunal refused to accept any of the eight documents she had submitted as proof that she was a resident of Assam before March 24, 1971, the..
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Assam govt may present sop-filled budget ahead of assembly polls


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JNU student Sharjeel Imam's police remand extended by 4 days

Imam was brought to Assam from New Delhi on February 20 and produced in ourt which had initially sent him to four days' police remand, they said. Upon the expiry of his police remand, he was on Monday..
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Ask Donald Trump if extraditing 19 lakh people from Assam is possible: Chidambaram to Modi

Addressing a meet here against the Citizenship Amendment Act, the former Minister, citing the BJP's brute majority in Parliament, asked what was the guarantee that the government would not bring in an..
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NRC chief zeroes in on ‘doubtful’ names on list

Less than six months after Assam’s updated National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published, the new state coordinator for the exercise has raised doubts about the quality of screening and..
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Assam government receives Clause 6 report

The committee set up to recommend norms in Clause 6 of the Assam Accord submitted its report to state chief secretary Sanjay Krishna on Wednesday after failing to receive an appointment from the Union..
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BJP in Assam targeting congress seat won in 2016 for its mission 100 in Assam

Ruling BJP in Assam has fanned out building up strong organisational bases in the assembly seats presently held opposition by Congress. Congress in 2016 assembly polls managed to win 24 seats.
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Assam outfit moves SC on ‘removal’ of state’s ILP provision


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‘1951 cutoff year to define indigenous Assam people’

The committee — set up to suggest ways to implement Clause 6 of the Assam Accord that envisages constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards to protect, preserve and promote cultural,..
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MHA-appointed panel on Assam recommends 1951 as cut-off year to define indigenous people, ILP


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SC directs Centre, Assam govt to file status report on Bangladeshi migrants in detention centres


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Mosques may verify ‘ethnicity’ claims of Assamese Muslims

Neighbourhood mosque committees across Assam could be officially tasked with verifying the "ethnicity" of Assamese-speaking Muslims during the state's first census to distinguish “native” Muslim..
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FIR against former Assam official over missing NRC data

The Assam NRC data is not available on the website - www.nrcassam.nic.in- anymore with Wipro claiming on Wednesday that authorities concerned did not renew the services contract for the project after..
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Assam to shutter all aided madrassas, Sanskrit centres

As many as 614 government-aided madrassas and 101 Sanskrit tols (institutes) in Assam will shut down over the next couple of months and reinvent themselves as high and higher secondary schools as part..
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Assam's NRC data 'missing': Home ministry says technical glitch

A day after reports emerged that the NRC data in Assam has gone "missing", the home ministry clarified that it was a technical issue of visibility on Cloud and the data is "safe". "There is a technical..
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'Ethnic tribe' tag likely for local Assam Muslims

Assam's 40 lakh-strong population of Assamese-speaking Muslims could be officially classified as an "ethnic tribe" instead of the loosely used nomenclature "indigenous Muslims" to distinguish them from..
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Assam NRC data vanishes from cloud

The complete list containing 3.11 crore inclusions and 19.06 lakh exclusions had been uploaded to the website nrcassam.nic.in in October on the orders of the Supreme Court. An NRC official claimed the..
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NRC online data go missing, authorities say cloud storage period expired

The online data of Assam’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) showing details of included and excluded persons have suddenly disappeared from the NRC official website. The details were made..
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Assam may conduct survey to identify indigenous Muslim population

Last week, a meeting was convened by Assam Welfare of Minorities Minister Ranjit Dutta with various organisations of the four communities and other stakeholders.
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