Assam elections

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

COVID-19: Politics of not leading by example

The pictures and videos of the bulging unmasked crowds exemplify super spreader characteristics and spell what may follow.

published on : 11th April 2021

Assam elections: ECI orders repolling in four booths on April 20 after seizure of EVM from MLA's car

In a letter to Assam CEO, EC said that repolling will be held at the polling stations in Ratabari, Sonai and Haflong constituencies on April 20.

published on : 10th 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

Assam polls: Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi slams 'irresponsible' EC, BJP's negative politics

Polling for 40 seats in the final phase of the assembly elections in Assam is underway and it will decide the fate of 337 candidates.

published on : 6th April 2021

Four model polling stations set up in Assam's Goalpara

While the Baladmari Chah Bagan Model Polling Station is based on the concept of 'award red carpet', Makhipara Govt JB School's polling station is based on the concept of Unity and Diversity.

published on : 6th April 2021

Press the button: India enters the busiest phase of Assembly polls 2021

Assam will witness the third and final phase of voting, while it’s a single-phase for Kerala, TN and Puducherry. For Bengal, it’s the 3rd of the 8th-phase voting that will end on April 29. 

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

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

With 23 rallies in whirlwind election tours, there’s no stopping of PM Modi even in pandemic

The PM, so far, held 16 rallies in Assam and West Bengal, and seven in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.

published on : 5th April 2021

Two government staffers arrested for stealing Rs 55 lakh poll money in Assam

The incident of theft at the office of the Election Officer was reported during the morning of Saturday, as per an official statement.

published on : 4th April 2021
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