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BJP Woos Largest Vaishnavite Cult in Assam - NorthEast Today


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BJP Woos Largest Vaishnavite Cult in Assam
NorthEast Today
As part of its strategy, the BJP is aiming at striking deep roots among 50 lakhs disciples of vaishnavite saint Srimanta Sankar Deva, who set off a massive religious and cultural movement in Brahmaputra valley in Assam and parts of North Bengal in 15th ...

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Assam election — It'll be battle between me and Modi: Gogoi - The Indian Express


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Assam election — It'll be battle between me and Modi: Gogoi
The Indian Express
The Assam CM, however, has no plans of forging a grand alliance, as was formed in Bihar. He said he prefers a “maha understanding” over a “mahajot”. The 79-year-old three-time CM met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday night to finalise ...
BJP must go local, shun polarisation in Assam as polls nearABP Live (blog)
We will go it alone in Assam, says GogoiThe Hindu
It's almost official: Congress to go it alone in AssamTimes of India
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VK Singh wanted me to pay Ulfa, alleges Assam CM Tarun Gogoi - Hindustan Times


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VK Singh wanted me to pay Ulfa, alleges Assam CM Tarun Gogoi
Hindustan Times
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has alleged that then Eastern Army Command chief General VK Singh, now a Union minister, advised him to “buy” insurgent groups of the state to bring them back to the mainstream. Singh, who went on to become army chief ...

Assam's centuries-old barter fair keeps communal bonhomie alive - Daily News & Analysis


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Assam's centuries-old barter fair keeps communal bonhomie alive
Daily News & Analysis
Every year at the end of Assamese Magh Bihu or Makar Sankranti (a harvest festival which is celebrated during the month of January) Dayang Belguri village hosts the Joon Beel fair. Joon mean Moon in Assamese, and Beel is the local name for wetland.

Why the militant group ULFA matters ahead of Assam Assembly Polls - Economic Times


Why the militant group ULFA matters ahead of Assam Assembly Polls
Economic Times
Right from the highways, they welcomed him with Gayan Bayan (a traditional dance and play form in Assam). I had to ensure that everyone ate khichdi (rice and dal) before leaving this place," he says before taking this correspondent around the village ...

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BJP will win Assam polls under Amit Shah's leadership: Sarbananda Sonowal - Economic Times


BJP will win Assam polls under Amit Shah's leadership: Sarbananda Sonowal
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Hailing Amit Shah's re-election as BJP chief, Union Sports Minister and senior leader from Assam Sarbananda Sonowal today expressed confidence that under his leadership, the party will capture power in the state with overwhelming majority ...

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BSS conference concludes - Assam Times


Assam Times

BSS conference concludes
Assam Times
He said the Bodo sabha had been demanding the Government of Assam to take proper action for solution of medium crisis, including creation of separate Directorate for Bodo medium, provincialisation of Bodo medium institutions, appointment of teachers ...
55th meet of Bodo Sahitya Sabha beginsThe Sentinel

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Assam rifles has decided to withdraw notice to media: PCI - Business Standard


Assam rifles has decided to withdraw notice to media: PCI
Business Standard
In a statement issued here, the PCI Chairman said on the direction of the Council, the editors of the media organisations in Nagaland and top officers of Assam Rifles met in Dimapur on January 14 and decided to resolve issues keeping in view the ...
Assam Rifles bring med aid to Zunheboto villagersEastern Mirror

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Govt opposes shifting of MoRTH regional office to Assam - The Arunachal Times


Govt opposes shifting of MoRTH regional office to Assam
The Arunachal Times
NEW DELHI, Jan 22: Disappointed by the move of the Union Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) to shift its Regional Office (RO) from Itanagar to Tezpur in Assam, Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has requested Union Minister of MoRTH Nitin Gadkari ...

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Royal charity rally raises 1.3m pounds for jumbo corridors in Assam - Times of India


Royal charity rally raises 1.3m pounds for jumbo corridors in Assam
Times of India
Madhya Pradesh came alive with a unique auto-rickshaw rally this winter to raise funds for securing four critical elephant corridors in Assam. The rally, graced by eminent personalities, including Indian-American designer and actor, Waris Ahluwalia ...

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