Assam Elections 2021

Assam polls: Congress mulling to move candidates on 'fears of poaching'

Reports said Congress has plans to shift the candidates to some hotels in Guwahati, Tezpur, and Kaziranga on April 22 and keep them out of bounds from poachers.

published on : 17th April 2021

Assam Deputy Speaker quizzed, five cops suspended for firing at crowd

Police sources said Laskar was interrogated twice for several hours during the last 48 hours and his statements have been recorded in front of a magistrate.

published on : 7th April 2021

Assembly elections phase three: Congress, allies hold edge in minority-heavy lower Assam

Bengali-speaking Muslims, considered to be the vote bank of Congress and the minority-based AIUDF, are large majorities in several of these seats.

published on : 6th April 2021

Several top leaders in fray as Assam prepares to go to final leg of its assembly elections

This year, the main contest is between the alliances led by the BJP and Congress.

published on : 5th April 2021

Assam Congress demands suspension of poll in Tamulpur seat after BPF candidate joins BJP

The Election Commission heard the matter on Saturday in the presence of returning officer for the constituency Sanjiv Sarma, but no decision has been announced so far.

published on : 4th April 2021

BJP slams Baghel for continuing campaign in Assam despite Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

Earlier, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday expressed deep grief over the killing of five jawans in the encounter between the security forces and Naxalites near Tarrem in Bijapur district.

published on : 4th April 2021

Assam minister, who threatened two journalists, asked to appear before police

Pijush Hazarika, the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, said he will come to the police station on Sunday to give his statement.

published on : 4th April 2021

AIUDF to support Congress CM in Assam: Badruddin Ajmal

Badruddin Ajmal said AIUDF will support a leader from Congress as the next CM of Assam if the 'Grand Alliance' is voted to power.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Magisterial probe ordered into Assam EVM row

Additional District Magistrate Rajeshan Terang has been asked to conduct the enquiry and submit a detailed report within three days.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Assam Assembly elections: Congress holds protest over EVM row

The protest rally was not allowed to move forward on the busy arterial G S Road and stopped at the gate of the state Congress headquarters 'Rajiv Bhawan'.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Assam polls: Modi attacks junior Azmal for objectionable comments, says Mahajot has accepted defeat

The PM said the people would not tolerate those who insult Assam’s pride and identity and give them a befitting reply in the polls.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Assam polls: EC reduces Himanta’s campaign ban from 48 to 24 hours

The EC had initially barred the senior Assam minister from campaigning for 48 hours for allegedly making threatening remarks against Bodoland People's Front Chief Hagrama Mohilary.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Election Commission bars Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours

Campaigning for the third and final phase of Assam assembly elections comes to an end on the evening of April 4.

published on : 3rd April 2021

No deliberate or mala fide intention to disrupt poll process: EC's special observer on Assam EVM row

The observer said the incident appears to be an isolated one due to the total negligence and foolishness of the presiding officer and his team.

published on : 3rd April 2021

Opposition parties press for disqualification of Assam Minister from polls for threatening scribes

The AIUDF Organisational General Secretary Aminul Islam slammed the BJP leader and said the power has made him arrogant and disrespectful.

published on : 2nd April 2021
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