Assam Polls 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 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

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

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
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