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

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Protests in cities across India against Donald Trump visit [Video]

Protests in cities across India against Donald Trump visit

Street demonstrations against Trump broke out in the cities of Gauhati in the northeast, Kolkata in the east and Hyderabad in the southView on euronews

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

Briefly talking to reporters who went to meet him at his residence in Guwahati, former CJI Ranjan Gogoi said he will speak about his decision to accept the offer of a Rajya Sabha seat after he takes..
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PM Modi arrives in Guwahati ahead of Kokrajhar rally

Prime Minister Modi was welcomed by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi among others. Large numbers of locals have gathered at the rally ground, in Bodo-dominated..
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Bodos ready to welcome PM Modi; Ulfa sets talks terms

Earthern lamps lining the streets and in front of homes have lit up Kokrajhar, about 220 km from Guwahati, to welcome Modi. The PM will arrive at Kokrajhar by noon on Friday.
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'NIA questioning of IIT-Guwahati professor deeply distressing'


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Opening Khelo India in Guwahati was never in PM's schedule: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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BJP, Aasu spar over ‘migrants’ in Assam

On a day when BJP national working president JP Nadda held a mega rally in Guwahati in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, All Assam Students’ Union (Aasu) and its allied organisations..
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Centre’s case to ban PFI gets boost after UP, Assam inputs

The request from UP government seeking a ban on radical Islamic outfit Popular Front of India (PFI), coupled with inputs from Assam police pointing to PFI cadres’ role in fanning the December 11..
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Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Guwahati against CAA, NRC

Amid a series of protests against the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday announced that he will address a..
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NIA raids Akhil Gogoi's house in Guwahati

The National Investigation Agency on Thursday carried out searches at the residence of RTI activist and peasant leader Akhil Gogoi, who was arrested by the agency earlier this month, officials said...
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Guwahati: Artists express dissent against CAA through their crafts on Christmas


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Normalcy returns to Guwahati, curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh

Normalcy returned in Guwahati while the curfew imposed in Dibrugarh was relaxed for 14 hours since 6am on Wednesday. The curfew imposed in Guwahati, the gateway to the northeast, on December 11 in the..
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Anti-citizenship law stir continues in Bengal, curfew lifted in Guwahati


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Assam Protests: Broadband restored, curfew relaxed in Guwahati, Dibrugarh; 190 arrested

The protests in Assam took a violent turn with agitators damaging public property by setting ablaze buses, tires and other vehicles.
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2 more Assam protesters die in hospital, toll hits 4

The death toll in Thursday’s police firing on protesters against the citizenship law in Guwahati rose to four since Saturday night after two youths succumbed to their injuries. As many as 26 people..
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ATMs begin to run dry; people stalk up essentials during relaxed curfew hours in Guwahati

In some relief to residents, markets at many places were open till 6.00 pm and prices of vegetables and fruits came down a bit compared to the rates a day before, and police authorities had allowed..
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Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Curfew relaxed in Dibrugarh, Guwahati; internet to remain suspended

In Dibrugarh, the curfew has been relaxed from 7 am-4 pm today, and in Guwahati, it has been relaxed from 9 am-6 pm.
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ATMs go dry in Guwahati, chicken sells for 500/kg

The ongoing anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) agitation has completely disrupted normal life in Guwahati, with people having to face severe food shortage, sky-high prices, cashless ATMs and defunct..
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After Bangladesh ministers, Japan PM scraps India visit

The violent anti-CAB protests in Assam put paid to the India-Japan annual summit Friday with the government announcing that PM Narendra Modi’s meeting with his counterpart Shinzo Abe in Guwahati had..
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Amid anti-Citizenship Act protests, Centre relaxes curfew in Assam's Guwahati from 9 AM to 4 PM

Army and paramilitary columns posted in the region continue to carry on their routine march to prevent violent incidents.
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Uneasy calm in Guwahati, buses off roads

The Army and paramilitary forces conducted flag marches in Guwahati and some other districts as public transport remained off the roads and an uneasy calm prevailed in Assam on Friday, a day after two..
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CAB protest: Curfew relaxed in Assam's Guwahati, Dibrugarh till 1 pm; mobile internet remains suspended

The district administration on Thursday imposed indefinite curfew following massive protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill 2019 which was passed in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday after its passage..
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Japan PM Shinzo Abe might cancel India trip: Report

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering cancelling his trip to India scheduled to begin on Sunday, Japan's Jiji Press reported. Guwahati, the planned venue for a summit between Abe and Prime..
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Two killed in police firing in Guwahati as thousands defy curfew

Two youths were killed and nine others injured in police firing on protesters defying the indefinite curfew and Army presence in Guwahati on Thursday to rally against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill..
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Two die in Guwahati as police open fire on Citizenship Bill protesters


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No updates at this stage: MEA on reports of Modi-Abe summit to be shifted out of Guwahati

When asked that the venue of the summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe will be shifted out of Guwahati, the MEA spokesperson, Raveesh Kumar said, "I am not..
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CAB Protests: All trains from Guwahati to upper Assam region cancelled

Several from the Northeast have claimed that the bill endangers the native identity of the indigenous people. The claim has, in turn, been refuted by BJP leaders.
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Para forces out in Tripura, no Net in 10 Assam districts

The Army was called out in Guwahati on Wednesday evening soon after the administration clamped an indefinite curfew in the capital city along with a mobile internet ban in 10 Assam districts, including..
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CAB set to be law as RS passes it 125-99, indefinite curfew and Army in Guwahati

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is set to become law with the Rajya Sabha passing the hotly debated and polarising legislation by 125-99 votes on Wednesday after a lengthy discussion over its..
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Indefinite curfew imposed in Guwahati, violent protests in Assam over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Earlier, CM Sarbananda Sonowal was left stranded at Guwahati airport for hours on Wednesday.
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AGP leaders in Delhi as Assam burns over CAB; curfew in Guwahati


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Violent protests against Citizenship Bill in Assam, Tripura; curfew imposed in Guwahati

Assam turned into a battleground on Wednesday with massive and violent protests across the state against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, but the government pushed the legislation through Parliament..
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Amid violent protests in Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal stranded at Guwahati airport

Sonowal, who landed at Guwahati from Tezpur, was stuck as the protesters gathered outside the airport.
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Protests erupt in Assam over Citizenship Amendment Bill, NESO calls for 12-hour 'bandh' in Guwahati

Protests have erupted in Assam over Citizenship Amendment Bill.
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Six more airports may be privatised

The recommendation came as the Central government has already privatised airports at Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Mangaluru, Thiruvananthapuram, and Guwahati for operation, management and development..
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Guwahati to host 65th Filmfare Awards


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Chairman of UNLF Rajkumar Meghen freed from Guwahati jail


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IAF helicopter carries out precautionary landing due to bad weather, all crew members safe

The helicopter took off later and landed safely at Guwahati.
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IAF launches fighter operations from six civilian airfields

The Shillong-based Eastern Air Command on Wednesday said Sukhoi-30MKI “air dominance” fighters and the Hawk advanced jet trainers will operate from Kolkata, Pasighat, Andal, Dimapur, Imphal and..
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Traffic rule violators can be prosecuted & punished independently under both MV Act and IPC:SC

Setting aside Gauhati high court verdict ruling that the provisions of IPC cannot be invoked against traffic rule violators and they could be punished under MV Act, a bench of Justices Indu Malhotra..
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Person committing offence under MV Act can also be booked under IPC, says SC

A bench of Justices Indu Malhotra and Sanjiv Khanna set aside an order of the Gauhati high court of December 22, 2008, which held that a person booked for over speeding, dangerously driving and other..
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Durga Puja: ISRO-themed pandal in Guwahati celebrates 100th birth anniversary of Vikram Sarabhai

The pandal has been designed by Chatribari Sarbajanin Debo Pujasthan Samity.
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Manipur in favour of implementation of NRC, will approach Centre : Biren Singh

Manipur chief minister N Biren Singh on Monday said the state government is in favour of implementation of NRC and will approach the Centre for it in line with the one in Assam. The state has already..
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FIRs lodged against NRC coordinator Prateek Hajela

Two FIRs have been lodged against Assam Coordinator of National Register of Citizens (NRC), Prateek Hajela, for "discrepancies" in the final updated list, police said on Thursday. A lawyer and..
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Amit Shah to visit Guwahati on September 8

During his visit, Shah will meet Chief Ministers and Governors of the eight North-eastern states to discuss issues pertaining to development in the region.
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ABVP seeks 100% recheck of names in NRC draft

The student body organised a protest in Guwahati on Monday against the ongoing update of the NRC, with several participants marching up to NRC coordinator’s office in the city.
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Man held with a knife in shoes at Gujarat airport

The accused has been identified as Minazul Siddique Ali Rehman was arrested by the CISF jawan while he was about to board a flight to Guwahati.
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Congress must take the blame for lynchings: Cleric

This came from the national president of Jamat-e-Ulema-Hind, Molana Suhaib Qasmi in Guwahati on Friday.
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Guwahati: Brahmaputra continues to flow above danger level

Excess water from the Ronganodi Hydro Electric Project has been released in Lakhimpur district, adding to the woes of the people.
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FIRs against 10 for poems that try to ‘hinder NRC’ in Assam

Guwahati-based journalist Pranabjit Doloi, in his FIR at Panbazar police station in the city, has alleged that the 10 persons were trying to “hinder the process of NRC” with “mala fide intention..
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