Assam Assembly

Assam bypolls: Nearly 8 lakh voters eligible to decide fate of 31 candidates in five assembly seats

By-elections to the Gossaigaon, Bhabanipur, Tamulpur, Mariani and Thowra constituencies will be held on October 30.

published on : 19th October 2021

Assam Assembly passes six amendment Bills

The Assam Assembly passed by voice vote four other Bills related to Agricultural Income Tax, Value Added Tax, taxation on specified lands and electricity duty.

published on : 10th August 2021

Bill to protect interests of landlords, tenants introduced in Assam Assembly

The rent shall be market driven and as determined by a mutual agreement between the tenant and the landlord.

published on : 10th August 2021

Ruckus in Assam assembly over boundary clash, oppn demands probe by central agencies

Speaker Biswajit Daimary tried to pacify both sides in vain and finally adjourned the House for 40 minutes.

published on : 4th August 2021

Congress seeks disqualification of own MLA in Assam for quitting party

Sushanta Borgohain is the second Congress MLA to quit the party in less than three months of the second BJP-led government assuming power in Assam.

published on : 31st July 2021

Bill tabled in Assam assembly to effect changes in GST Act

The Act will be amended to make seizure and confiscation of goods and conveyances in transit a separate proceeding from the recovery of tax.The Act will be amended to make seizure and confiscation of

published on : 12th July 2021

Opposition walks out of Assam assembly Budget Session over petrol, diesel, cooking gas price rise

The Congress, AIUDF and CPI(M) brought three adjournment motions to discuss the issue of rising prices of petrol, diesel, cooking gas and other essential items

published on : 12th July 2021

Akhil Gogoi treated for emotional imbalance, mental disease: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma in Assembly

On May 21, Akhil Gogoi came to Assam Assembly to take oath as an MLA after obtaining permission from a Special NIA court.

published on : 24th May 2021

Jailed MLA Akhil Gogoi turns into instant sensation at Assam assembly oath session

Gogoi, who contested as Independent, became the first Assamese to win an election from behind the bars without any physical campaigning.

published on : 21st May 2021

Three-day session of 15th Assam Legislative Assembly begins

On the first day of the session, all 126 newly elected MLAs were administered the oath of secrecy.

published on : 21st May 2021

BJP MLA Biswajit Daimary files nomination for Assam Speaker's post 

Numal Momin will submit his papers for the Deputy Speaker's post.

published on : 20th May 2021

Sonowal to be a guide, grateful to PM for support: Himanta Biswa Sarma after being chosen Assam CM-elect

The CM-elect thanked Modi for visiting the state's "nooks and corners" during elections to hold campaigns not just for the BJP candidates but also nominees of its alliance partners.

published on : 9th May 2021

BJP strongman Himanta Biswa Sarma is new Assam CM

Noting his ability as a minister, efficiency to run a department by taking along all and his political wisdom, observers say Sarma should have become the Assam CM long back.

published on : 9th May 2021

Assam election results: Anti-CAA activist Akhil Gogoi first in state to win polls from jail

The founder of the newly floated Raijor Dal -- arrested in December 2019 over sedition charges -- bagged 57,219 votes as an Independent, garnering support from 46.06 per cent of the electorate.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Inability to garner trust leads to failure of alliance in Assam

The hotchpotch alliance of 10 opposition parties with contrasting ideologies, which also had no chief ministerial face, found few takers eventually.

published on : 3rd May 2021
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