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Bodos, ex-militants hail Modi govt for giving ST status to Bodo-Kacharis in Assam's hill districts
Bodos, ex-militants hail Modi govt for giving ST status to Bodo-Kacharis in Assam's hill districts

President of ex-BLT Welfare Society Jana Mohan Mashahary also thanked the new coalition government in Assam for promptly announcing to implement the Centre's decision.

BJP's Assam MLA Angoorlata Deka's viral 'picture': You will be SHOCKED to know the truth!
BJP's Assam MLA Angoorlata Deka's viral 'picture': You will be SHOCKED to know the truth!

It's been said that the woman in the viral photo is BJP's MLA from Assam, Angoorlata Deka.

Assam Board SEBA Class 10th Examination Results 2016: SEBA HSLC Results 2016, Assam HSLC Result 2016 to be declared on May 31
Assam Board SEBA Class 10th Examination Results 2016: SEBA HSLC Results 2016, Assam HSLC Result 2016 to be declared on May 31

The Board of Secondary Education Assam (SEBA) will announce Assam SEBA HSLC Class 10 Result 2016, Assam Class 10 Results 2016, Assam Class 10 Results, SEBA HSLC Results 2016, Assam HSLC Result 2016 on May 31.

#SaySorryRGV: Twitterati blast Ram Gopal Verma over THIS pic of BJP's Assam MLA Angoorlata Deka
#SaySorryRGV: Twitterati blast Ram Gopal Verma over THIS pic of BJP's Assam MLA Angoorlata Deka

Many Twitter users must be wondering why hash tag #SaySorryRGV was trending on the website!

Medium intensity earthquake in Assam

An earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter Scale on Tuesday jolted Assam.

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in
Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sonowal along with Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

STOP IT! Why it's unfair to dub Angurlata Deka as Assam's 'Hot MLA'
STOP IT! Why it's unfair to dub Angurlata Deka as Assam's 'Hot MLA'

Angurlata Deka is beautiful, she is hot...so what?

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal along with a likely 10-member cabinet to take oath today
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal along with a likely 10-member cabinet to take oath today

Both AGP and BPF are likely to get two berths each in the new cabinet initially, although the Atul Bora-led party has been demanding three instead of two, a media report said on Tuesday. 

Assam CM-designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks PM Narendra Modi on being elected as BJP legislature leader
Assam CM-designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks PM Narendra Modi on being elected as BJP legislature leader

Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi on being elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party leader, chief minister designate Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said it was a great day for all of them.

'Narendra Modi is great Prime Minister, a man of impeccable character' - Know who heaped praise on PM
'Narendra Modi is great Prime Minister, a man of impeccable character' - Know who heaped praise on PM

Union Minister and Assam's likely chief minister designate Sarbanda Sonowal has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a great head of government and as a man of impeccable character.

Assam election results: Newly-elected BJP MLAs to meet today to elect Sarbananda Sonowal as their leader
Assam election results: Newly-elected BJP MLAs to meet today to elect Sarbananda Sonowal as their leader

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Assam will meet here on Sunday to elect Sarbananda Sonowal as the leader of the legislature party, formalising the choice as the new Chief Minister of the state.

Fewer women candidates make it to Assam assembly this time
Fewer women candidates make it to Assam assembly this time

Women representatives will thus comprise only 6.35 per cent of the 126-member house, lower than the 11.1 per cent in the last assembly.

Border with Bangladesh will be sealed in two-year time: Sarbananda ​Sonowal
Border with Bangladesh will be sealed in two-year time: Sarbananda ​Sonowal

The BJP government would take oath on May 24 at the Khanapara Field in Assam in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Assam BJP MLAs to formalise Sonowal's name as CM on May 22

Sonowal said he would take oath at Khanapara field here on May 24 at a function to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Gogoi resigns as Assam Chief Minister

Gogoi went to the Raj Bhawan this evening and tendered his resignation to the Governor who asked him to continue till the new government assumes office.

New Assam govt to be sworn in on May 24, PM Narendra Modi to be present

The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Khanapara field in Guwahati, Sarbananda​ Sonowal said.

Assam voted for change, I am ready to take state on path to progress: Sarbananda Sonowal
Assam voted for change, I am ready to take state on path to progress: Sarbananda Sonowal

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday thanked the people of the northeastern state for `overwhelming love`.

Assembly Elections 2016: Mamata decimates Left in West Bengal, BJP routs Congress in Assam, Jayalalithaa creates history in Tamil Nadu, Left reclaims Kerala
Assembly Elections 2016: Mamata decimates Left in West Bengal, BJP routs Congress in Assam, Jayalalithaa creates history in Tamil Nadu, Left reclaims Kerala

The BJP on Thursday made history in Assam, decimating Congress which was dethroned in Kerala too even as Jayalalithaa and Mamata Banerjee romped home for a second consecutive term in Tamil Nadu and West Bengal.

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support
BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP President Amit Shah too has congratulated the prime minister and CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal over the emphatic victory in Assam.

Assam election results: The five strategies that helped BJP script a historic win
Assam election results: The five strategies that helped BJP script a historic win

Undoubtedly, it's a historic win for BJP as the people of Assam voted for change giving the saffron party its first government in the northeastern state by dislodging the Congress.

Assam election results: 'People have shown faith in PM Narendra Modi'
Assam election results: 'People have shown faith in PM Narendra Modi'

Terming the mandate in Assam a result of people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, union Power Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Bharatiya Janata Party is emerging as an alternative in Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Sarbananda Sonowal: Man with infectious smile - Things you may not know about the next Assam CM
Sarbananda Sonowal: Man with infectious smile - Things you may not know about the next Assam CM

A low-profile man but always sporting an infectious smile, Sarbananda Sonowal is now all set to be Assam's second tribal chief minister after legendary Jogen Hazarika in the 1970s.

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam
Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

The 47-year-old street smart politician was once the blue-eyed boy of Tarun Gogoi.

'Phenomenal' - What PM Narendra Modi has to say about BJP's unprecedented victory in Assam
'Phenomenal' - What PM Narendra Modi has to say about BJP's unprecedented victory in Assam

Extremely happy over BJP's unprecedented victory in Assam Assembly Elections, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday termed the win as 'phenomenal'.

Historic win! BJP' Sarbananda Sonowal set to be Assam CM - These are his top priorities | REVEALED
Historic win! BJP' Sarbananda Sonowal set to be Assam CM - These are his top priorities | REVEALED

As BJP appeared poised to form its maiden government in the northeastern state, BJP chief ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday revealed his government's top priorities.

Assam election results: BJP set to form government with huge victory - How PM Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's strategy did wonders
Assam election results: BJP set to form government with huge victory - How PM Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's strategy did wonders

Keeping in view the latest trends available so far, BJP+ ( BJP-AGP-BPF alliance) has taken a huge lead and it seems the party is all set to form its first government in BJP-AGP-BPF alliance) has taken a huge lead and it seems the party is all set to form its first government in Assam. BJP+ is leading on more than 80 seats, while Congress is ahead just in  22 constituencies.

Assam election results: BJP set to form government; how PM Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's strategy did wonders
Assam election results: BJP set to form government; how PM Narendra Modi-Amit Shah's strategy did wonders

Keeping in view the latest trends available so far, BJP+ ( BJP-AGP-BPF alliance) has taken a huge lead and it seems the party is all set to form its first government in BJP-AGP-BPF alliance) has taken a huge lead and it seems the party is all set to form its first government in Assam. BJP+ is leading on more than 80 seats, while Congress is ahead just in  22 constituencies.

Stage set for counting of votes in high-stakes Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, Puducherry Thursday
Stage set for counting of votes in high-stakes Assembly elections in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala, Puducherry Thursday

Election Commission officials said that counting of votes, which will commence at 8 AM, will be over by 3 PM.

Assembly Elections 2016: BJP to create history in Assam, Mamata to sweep West Bengal, Left to reclaim Kerala, Jayalalithaa on her way out?
Assembly Elections 2016: BJP to create history in Assam, Mamata to sweep West Bengal, Left to reclaim Kerala, Jayalalithaa on her way out?

If exit polls are to be believed then Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala will see a change of government on May 19 and West Bengal will maintain status quo.

Assembly elections results 2016: Modi-powered BJP all set to win Assam
Assembly elections results 2016: Modi-powered BJP all set to win Assam

An exit poll by India Today-Axis My India predicted victory for the BJP in Assam, which borders Bhutan and Bangladesh.