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Assam woman dies after kin sent to detention camp

The final draft NRC included 2,89, 83,677 people, while 4,007,707 people could not make it to this draft.

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Draft NRC left-outs to get UIDAI tools for biometric profiling

Assam’s State Aadhaar Implementation Committee, headed by Chief Secretary TY Das, has worked out a detailed plan for Aadhaar enrolment. In Assam, the Aadhaar coverage is roughly around 10%.

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Assam government to give Rs 3 crore to Kerala for flood relief, announces Chief Minister Sarbanan...

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said his state would give Rs 3 crore aid to rain-ravaged Kerala, where 210 have died in the last 10 days. "The Government of Assam would ...

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SC to hear plea by 300 Army men challenging FIRs against them in areas under AFSPA

The Supreme Court is slated to hear a plea filed by more than 300 Indian Army personnel challenging registration of FIRs against them in areas covered under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFS...

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Assam Government To Provide Rs 3 Crore Aid For Flood-Hit Kerala

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal yesterday said his state would give Rs 3 crore aid to rain-ravaged Kerala, where 210 have died in the last 10 days.

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Dabholkar murder case: In five years, five arrested, but contradiction haunts investigation

FIVE years after the murder of activist Dr Narendra Dabholkar, the question “Who killed Dabholkar?” remains unanswered, as investigative agencies have kept making new revelations, some of them cont...

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Assam is a northeastern state of India. Its capital is Dispur, located at Guwahati. Guwahati is also known as the North-Eastern corridor of India.