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Flood situation turns grim in Assam, 2 more districts affected

Vast tracts of land in Dhemaji and Lakhimpur districts have been freshly inundated, taking the number of affected districts to six, an ASDMA report said.

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A tale of an Indian village where Ram and Rahim live in perfect harmony

Moti Bhai, in his 70s, is a devout Muslim. That is only a minor detail for him when it comes to taking care of a Shiv Temple in Assam's Rural Kamrup district.

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Authorities review law and order situation in Assam ahead of NRC draft publication due on 30 June

Guwahati: Senior Assam government officials on Friday reviewed the law and order situation of four districts ahead of the publication of the next draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) slated...

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Assam flood: Death toll reaches 21, situation improves

Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said that three people died: one in Karimganj and two others in Cachar -- due to flood on Friday.

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Villagers Thrash Couple For Allegedly "Travelling Together" In Assam

In a case of moral policing, a mob waylaid an unmarried couple going on a motorcycle and assaulted them for travelling together, police said today. The incident went viral on social media following...

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Assam: AIUDF says it is in alliance talks with AICC, Gogoi denies

Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi told The Indian Express, “There is no basis in such news, these are rumours. They [national leadership of Congress] won’t do anything wi...

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