Assam polls

Congress to contest 2021 Assam assembly polls in alliance with five parties

The Congress has taken the lead to oust all communal forces in the best interest of the state and the nation, APCC president Ripun Bora said. 

published on : 20th January 2021

Assam polls: Congress announces grand alliance with five parties

The Congress appealed to newly-floated regional parties Asom Jatiya Parishad and Raijor Dal to join the grand alliance.

published on : 19th January 2021

Students to burn copies of CAA when Modi, Shah visit Assam

During his day-long trip, Modi will address a rally in Upper Assam’s Sivasagar on January 23. Shah will arrive the next day.

published on : 19th January 2021

Election Commission to visit poll-bound Assam, Bengal from Monday

The commission would reach Guwahati on Monday evening and leave for Kolkata on January 20 evening according to the programme decided last week, official sources said.

published on : 17th January 2021

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora to visit poll-bond Assam, West Bengal next week

It is usual for the Commission to visit poll-bound states before announcing the schedule of Assembly elections.

published on : 13th January 2021

Assam polls: Nadda to kick off campaign from ‘lucky’ Silchar

Incidentally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi too had launched the 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign in Assam from Silchar. The BJP said it would remain grateful to the city’s residents.

published on : 10th January 2021

Assam polls: Congress says tie-up with AIUDF not finalised; for Ajmal, it's a done deal

Any decision on alliance with AIUDF, Left parties or any other party will be made following consultations with our party workers, Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam, Jitendra Singh, said.

published on : 9th January 2021

20,000 cattle rescued, 1,513 smugglers held, 1,100 cases filed: Assam BJP gives ‘Gaumata’ report card

The report card came days after the BJP-led government passed a Bill in the Assembly to convert the over 700 state-run madrasas into general schools.

published on : 4th January 2021

Assam polls: BJP to align with Pramod Bodo’s UPPL

The BJP-UPPL alliance will be in 12 constituencies falling under the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR). They had come together, along with the Gana Shakti Party, to grab power in the BTC last month.

published on : 3rd January 2021

Shah to visit Assam on December 26, several Opposition MLAs likely to join BJP ahead of 2021 Assembly polls

During the visit, Shah is scheduled to hold a meeting with party leaders and review the election preparation of the forthcoming Assembly polls.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Pre-poll tamasha brewing in Assam as some Congress MLAs likely to cross over to the BJP 

The names of at least three Congress MLAs are doing the rounds. One is that of Ajanta Neog, who is a former minister. She met Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday.

published on : 18th December 2020

Eye on assembly polls, BJP finds PM-Kisan scheme a cushion to allay farmers' unrest

Within the government, the stubborn demand of the farmers for repealing the laws, coupled with the threat to choke Delhi by blocking the highways, is being seen as an outright blackmail.

published on : 11th December 2020

Assam polls 2021: BJP set to snap ties with ally Bodoland People’s Front

BJP stalwart Himanta Biswa Sarma said his party's alliance with the BPF was for a period of five years and it would not be renewed following expiry.

published on : 20th November 2020

Assam polls: Congress, AIUDF await Sonia Gandhi’s nod for alliance

AIUDF chief and Lok Sabha member, Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, said he was 100% confident about the truck.

published on : 9th November 2020

Assam polls: BJP likens Ajmal's party to Mughals, says don't give in to their aggression

State minister Himanta Biswa Sarma slammed the people believing in the “culture and civilisation” of Maulana Badruddin Ajmal's AIUDF which carries the “Bangladeshi” party tag.

published on : 12th October 2020
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