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'Not Assamese, nor Bengali', Assam’s Barak Valley has bigger issues to worry about

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 which has seemingly divided Assam, forces open old wounds of the Bengali speaking population of the Barak Valley. indianexpress.com visits the the southern tip of Assam to find a story of a people who are longing to belong.

Eroded by the Barak River, road crumbles in Assam’s Cachar district

Erosion by the Barak River in Assam’s Cachar District damages an entire road and cuts off connectivity to several villages on the Indo-Bangladesh border.

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Groups in Assam's Barak Valley plan economic blockade on Mizoram

Several groups plan to impose the blockade from 6 am Monday effectively stopping traffic on NH 54 and 154.

Gogoi draws flak over official language circular for Barak Valley

The Assam government had on November 30, 2013 issued a circular asking the DC's to ensure use of Assamese as official language.

Cyclone alert in Assam,Northeast

Even as cyclone ‘Mahasen’ entered Bangladesh and partially touched the Barak Valley in southern Assam Thursday afternoon,the authorities in different states issued high alert across the Northeast.

Magisterial inquiry ordered into assault on MLA

The inquiry sparked off violent protests and bandh in south Assam's Barak Valley.

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BJP to launch country-wide movement against petrol price hike

The movement would be launched on June 7 and continue till June 22.

NE rail link restored in record time

The Assam Hill Section railway track,connecting Lumding in the Brahmaputra Valley to Badarpur in Barak Valley,that suffered more than 30 breaches because of massive landslips.

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