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Metropolis in Assam, India

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Guwahati: Metropolis in Assam, India
Guwahati is the capital city of the Indian state of Assam and also the largest metropolis in northeastern India. A major riverine port city along with hills, and one of the fastest growing cities in India, Guwahati is situated on the south bank of the Brahmaputra. It is called the 'Gateway to North East India'.

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Assam govt converts Guwahati's Sarusajai Stadium into COVID isolation facility [Video]

Assam govt converts Guwahati's Sarusajai Stadium into COVID isolation facility

Assam government converted Guwahati's Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium also known as Sarusajai Stadium into a COVID-19 isolation facility on April 21. At least 500 people can be quarantined at the COVID..

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Assam writer arrested for Facebook post on Bijapur Naxal attack [Video]

Assam writer arrested for Facebook post on Bijapur Naxal attack

Guwahati police arrested an Assamese writer on April 6 over a Facebook post on the security forces after 22 personnel were killed in a deadly Naxal attack in Chattisgarh. The 48-year old Assamese..

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Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma casts vote in Guwahati [Video]

Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma casts vote in Guwahati

Assam Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma cast his vote at a polling booth in Amingaon area under Jalukbari constituency. "There're 40 seats in this phase, we are..

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IIT student suspended for 'sexual assault' | 4 others isolated | Oneindia News [Video]

IIT student suspended for 'sexual assault' | 4 others isolated | Oneindia News

The Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati has supended a student for allegedly sexually assaulting his peer. The institute said the student whom they named and who has been arrested, was cooperating..

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Forces lost lives in Naxal attack, but Chhattisgarh CM busy campaigning in Assam: BJP MP [Video]

Forces lost lives in Naxal attack, but Chhattisgarh CM busy campaigning in Assam: BJP MP

Criticising Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel over the Naxal attack on security forces in Bijapur where five personnel were killed and over 30 injured, BJP MP Dilip Saika said Baghel is..

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2 rhinos spotted in residential area of Assam's Darrang [Video]

2 rhinos spotted in residential area of Assam's Darrang

Two rhinos were spotted in a residential area of Assam's Darrang on April 03. After much commotion, one of them was tranquillized by Forest Department officials with locals' help and sent to Guwahati..

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WB polls: We're forming govt but results will be astounding, says JP Nadda [Video]

WB polls: We're forming govt but results will be astounding, says JP Nadda

West Bengal is holding elections in 8 phases, so far voting for two phases have been conducted. BJP chief JP Nadda told ANI that he is confident about BJP forming government in West Bengal and "results..

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Assam elections: People made one-sided decision in phase 1 and 2, claims JP Nadda [Video]

Assam elections: People made one-sided decision in phase 1 and 2, claims JP Nadda

BJP chief JP Nadda while speaking to ANI in Guwahati on April 03 claimed that Assam has made up its mind to support BJP-NDA and people have made a one-sided decision in phase 1 and 2. "I see huge crowd..

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Rahul Gandhi has limited knowledge of Assam's culture: JP Nadda [Video]

Rahul Gandhi has limited knowledge of Assam's culture: JP Nadda

Amid the ongoing elections in Assam, BJP president JP Nadda mocked Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and said that he has limited knowledge of Assam's culture. JP Nadda said that people going with Ajmal..

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Assam polls: Congress asks EC to probe sudden disappearance of Tamulpur constituency candidate [Video]

Assam polls: Congress asks EC to probe sudden disappearance of Tamulpur constituency candidate

Congress national spokesperson Manish Tiwari while addressing the media in Guwahati asked Election Commission to probe the sudden disappearance of Congress-led Mahajot candidate from Tamulpur..

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'We aren't BJP': Rahul Gandhi visits Kamakhya temple, vows to fulfill promises [Video]

'We aren't BJP': Rahul Gandhi visits Kamakhya temple, vows to fulfill promises

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati on Wednesday. He is on a two-day visit to poll-bound Assam. The Gandhi scion is on his third visit to Assam as part of election..

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Rahul Gandhi attacks Assam govt over death of Dipanjal Das during anti-CAA protest [Video]

Rahul Gandhi attacks Assam govt over death of Dipanjal Das during anti-CAA protest

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on March 31, remembered Dipanjal Das, who got killed in Guwahati during anti-CAA protests in 2019 and guaranteed that Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) will not be..

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Rahul Gandhi prays at Kamakhya temple | Assam election | Oneindia News [Video]

Rahul Gandhi prays at Kamakhya temple | Assam election | Oneindia News

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi offered prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati while visiting the poll-bound state today. Watch the video. #Rahul Gandhi #AssamPolls #KamakhyaTemple

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Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati [Video]

Rahul Gandhi offers prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited and offered prayers at Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati on March 31. Rahul Gandhi is on his visit to the poll-bound state. He'll also attend two election rallies here...

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BJP chief JP Nadda on 2-day Assam visit from today, to address rally in Silchar

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I-T dept detects black income of Rs 100 crore after raids on contractors in Assam

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Assam's only woman CM Syeda Anwara Taimur passes away

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West Bengal: DRI seizes gold worth Rs 2.65 crore from Siliguri, 2 arrested

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Education to be new medium of engagement with SE Asia: Modi

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Petition in Gauhati HC against delay in implementation of Bodo Accord

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78 new routes get nod under 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme UDAN

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

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Let me take oath, I will speak in detail about accepting RS nomination: Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi

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