India's Assam state is on an eviction drive. Victims say they are being targeted for their faith.
State in northeast India
Assam is a state in northeastern India, south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys. Assam covers an area of 78,438 km2 (30,285 sq mi). The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. It is also one of the world's most populous subdivisions. Assamese is the official and most commonly spoken language of the state, followed by Bengali, which is official in the Barak Valley and Bodo which is official in Bodoland Territorial Region.
Assam media coverage
Once a close aide of Mamata Banerjee, Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP with much fanfare, is likely to return to Trinamool Congress..
Days after a video of a woman being tortured and went viral in Assam, the Bengaluru police have arrested 5 people. The survivor and..