Bodoland

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 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

Bodoland Peoples Front candidate joins BJP in the midst of polls in Assam

BPF is an ally of the opposition Congress in Assam, where two out of the slated three phased poll got over on Thursday.

published on : 1st April 2021

Fear, loathing and emergence of new minority politics in poll-bound Assam

The fear and loathing of the BJP is not surprising. They seem to have antagonised not only the Bengali Muslims but even the Assamese Muslims.

published on : 26th March 2021

Assam polls: BJP, AGP discuss seat-sharing arrangement 

The AJP has launched a very aggressive campaign amidst the perception that the BJP may not give the AGP the 24 seats it contested in the last election.

published on : 1st March 2021

Grand alliance won't have to poach MLAs to form govt in Assam: Estranged ally's jibe at BJP

Exuding confidence that the coalition will get absolute majority in the upcoming Assam Assembly elections, BPF president Hagrama Mohilary said it would drive out the ruling BJP.

published on : 28th February 2021

Congress-led Grand Alliance expanded in Assam with inclusion of BPF, RJD

The Congress had earlier formed Grand Alliance with AIUDF, CPI, CPI(M), CPI(ML) and Anchalik Gana Morcha (AGM) to fight the Assembly polls against the BJP-helmed NDA.

published on : 28th February 2021

Assam polls: BJP set to take on two rival coalitions, braces for fierce fight

The BJP has set a goal of winning “100 plus” of the 126 seats together with allies. But its worries over the coming together of Congress and AIUDF and the birth of AJP and Raijor Dal are palpable.

published on : 26th February 2021

Bodoland People's Front not to be part of BJP-led NDA in Assam elections: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP is currently the single largest party in the 126-member Assam house with 60 MLAs, while its allies Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and BPF now have 13 and 11 lawmakers respectively.

published on : 14th February 2021

2021 Assam elections: Twin challenges for BJP in the form of Congress allies and regional parties

The primary challenge for the BJP is tie up of Congress and minority-based AIUDF along with the birth of two regional forces - Asom Jatiya Parishad and Raijor Dal.

published on : 14th February 2021

Ahead of polls, party that rules Bodoland plans pan-Assam presence

UPPL president Pramod Bodo said the alliance with BJP hasn’t yet been finalised but there is a gesture that both the parties should fight the Assembly polls together. 

published on : 5th February 2021

Assam polls: Ditched by BJP, Bodoland People’s Front hunts for allies

The party has two options -- either be a part of the six-party grand alliance of Opposition or strike an alliance with Asom Jatiya Parishad.

published on : 1st February 2021

PM Modi, BJP committed to fulfil clauses of Bodo Accord: Union Minister Amit Shah

Political rights, culture and language of all communities of Assam are secure under the BJP government, he said, during his address on the occasion of BTR Accord Day.

published on : 24th January 2021

Assam govt gives Rs 4 lakh each to 1279 former NDFB rebels

Recently, BJP president JP Nadda said in Assam that the Modi government had protected Assam’s territorial integrity as it solved the Bodo agitation for a separate state.

published on : 19th 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
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