Assam elections

Assam: Counting underway for Karbi Anglong Autonomous Council elections

The district administration of Karbi Anglong and West Karbi Anglong district has arranged tight security measures and put up strict supervision for the counting process.

published on : 12th June 2022

By-polls in nine Northeast seats a litmus test for Congress

Of the nine constituencies, five are in Assam, three in Meghalaya and one in Mizoram. The Congress is the only party to have fielded candidates in all seats.

published on : 28th October 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

Populism, Hindutva, ethnic outreach: BJP's three-pronged strategy pays rich dividends in Assam

By indulging in competitive populism, the BJP-led government had targeted all communities with various welfare schemes.

published on : 3rd May 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

Assam breaks all records in poll seizures, items worth over Rs 110 crore confiscated so far

During the 2016 state polls, central and state agencies had seized goods worth less than Rs 20 crore.

published on : 1st April 2021

High-pitched campign for first phase poll in Assam ends

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had led the campaign brigade for BJP and its alliance partner, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).

published on : 25th March 2021

Beware of Congress-AIUDF 'Mahajoth' as it's 'Mahajhoot': Modi in Assam

Slamming the Congress, Modi, while addressing an election rally at Bihpuria, said the grand old party does not have ideals or able leaders.

published on : 24th March 2021

BJP will win more than 200 seats in Bengal, improve tally in Assam: Amit Shah

He also asserted that people there are yearning for a change from the Trinamool Congress' 'misrule' and will embrace Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision for the state's development.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Will not allow politics over illegal immigration in Assam: Rajnath

Addressing an election rally here, he said the BJP government has set up electronic surveillance across the Indo-Bangla border in Assam to stop infiltration from the neighbouring country.

published on : 23rd March 2021

Eyeing another five-year term, BJP launches poll campaign in Assam

Sonowal speaking on the occasion said during the campaign BJP will take the message of his government's acheivements and success in giving protection to the culture and heritage of the people.

published on : 11th March 2021

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi may be BJP's CM candidate in Assam, says Congress leader Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi headed a bench which delivered the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case that gave Hindus the 2.77 acre disputed land.

published on : 23rd August 2020

HIGHLIGHTS| First phase of Assembly election concludes in Assam and West Bengal

In Bengal, thirty seats went to the polls in the first phase and include all constituencies in Purulia and Jhargram and some constituencies from Bankura, Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur.

published on : 1st January 1970