Assam Polls

Re-poll in four polling stations in Assam passes off peacefully

The Election Commission had ordered re-polling in these polling stations following irregularities on April 1, the polling day.

published on : 20th April 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 polls: Now, Bodoland People’s Front shifts its candidates abroad

The only BPF candidate to remain in Assam is Minister Pramila Rani Brahma. She confirmed the development surrounding her party, which is a component of the Opposition alliance.

published on : 11th April 2021

Assam polls: Ajmal's AIUDF packs off its candidates to Rajasthan to thwart possible horse-trading

The AIUDF is a component of Assam’s 10-party and Congress-led grand alliance of Opposition. It was formed two months back to oust the BJP from power. 

published on : 9th 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

Assam polls: Final phase records 82.28% voters’ turnout

Polling was by and large peaceful although there were some stray incidents of violence.

published on : 6th April 2021

Polling underway peacefully in Assam, booths showcase different themes

The voters who did not have masks were provided with one, besides a disposable plastic glove before they were allowed to enter the polling booths.

published on : 6th 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

HIGHLIGHTS | Final phase of polling concludes in Assam, five more rounds of 'khela' left in Bengal

Claims and counter-claims of violence including attacks on TMC's Sujata Mondal, Najmul Karim and BJP's Papia Adhikary marred the polling process in Bengal.

published on : 6th April 2021

5 poll officials suspended after 181 votes cast in Assam booth that has 90 voters 

The incident was reported from the 107(A) Khotlir Lower Primary School polling booth in the Haflong Assembly segment.

published on : 5th April 2021

Battleground Assam: Key constituencies to look out for in the last phase

There are a total of 12 female candidates and 325 male candidates in the fray, whose fates will be decided by 79,19,641 general electors in the third phase.

published on : 5th 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

Campaigning for last phase of Assam polls ends

An array of national leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress's Rahul Gandhi campaigned for their respective alliance candidates.

published on : 4th April 2021

 Assam: Election Commission turns down BPF plea to postpone polls in Tamulpur assembly seat

The Bodo Peoples Front (BPF) had moved the poll panel alleging that its candidate from Tamulpur, Rangja Khungur Basumatary, joined the BJP on April 1 under inducement.

published on : 4th April 2021

Congress 'propaganda' on CAA fails to cut ice with people in poll-bound Assam: Anurag Thakur

The "propaganda that CAA is against the rights of the Assamese has fallen flat" as the people have totally ignored it in the ongoing assembly elections, Thakur said.

published on : 4th April 2021
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