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Assam Floods: PM Announces ₹5 Billion Ad-hoc Central Support

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi reached Assam on Monday to visit the flood-affected areas and oversee relief operations in the state. The duo, who was accompanied by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, surveyed the flood-hit areas of Jorhat, Dhemaji and Lakhimpur. Jul 2, 2012
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Assam Congress MLA Rumi Nath Says Mob Tried to Rape Her; Five Arrested

Assam police on Sunday arrested five people in connection with the assault on Congress MLA Rumi Nath and her husband Jaki Jakir. On Friday night, Nath and Jakir were severely beaten up by hundreds of people in Assam over their marriage. Nath had reportedly married Jakir, who she befriended on Facebook, with dissolving her first marriage. Jul 1, 2012