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Congress demands votes cast in 1000 booths declared null & void

Congress demands votes cast in 1000 booths declared null & void

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 19:13

Congress Wednesday alleged that massive proxy voting marred the April 9 Lok Sabha polls in Nagaland and asked the state Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) to declare votes cast in over 1000 polling stations as null and void.

EC rap for Assam minister, MP for hate speech

EC rap for Assam minister, MP for hate speech

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 13:29

The Election Commission has expressed "displeasure" over hate speech made by an Assam Cabinet minister and inflammatory statement made by a sitting MP while campaigning for the Lok Sabha elections.

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Independent candidate hopes to end bachelorhood after win in Assam

Lok Sabha polls 2014: Independent candidate hopes to end bachelorhood after win in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 14:48

An Independent contesting from this Lok Sabha seat has promised to chase illegal migrants out, open gyms and help youths get married besides himself ending a vow and entering into the wedlock if he is elected.

Lok Sabha polls: Threat to wetland an election issue for fishermen, farmers

Lok Sabha polls: Threat to wetland an election issue for fishermen, farmers

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 09:46

Ecological degradation of Deepor Beel, a freshwater lake of international importance on the outskirts of Guwahati, has turned out to be a major electoral issue for hundreds of fishermen and farmers dependent on the wetland.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 04:18

Indefinite curfew was clamped today in an area near the national highway in Bihguri in Sonitpur district following a clash between a cultural troupe and some youth.

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Indefinite curfew clamped in Assam town after violent clashes

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 22:39

Indefinite curfew was clamped today in an area near the national highway in Bihguri in Sonitpur district following a clash between a cultural troupe and some youth.

Three women candidates in fray from Assam`s Nagaon

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 16:36

Three-time BJP MP Rajen Gohain is seeking a fourth consecutive term from this constituency and is being challenged among others by three women candidates, the highest in any seat in Assam.

One killed another injured in firing by Forest guards

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 00:57

One person was killed and another injured when Forest department guards fired at the duo suspecting them to be poachers at Salbari forest in Nagaon district, official sources said on Sunday.

Cases pending against seven candidates in Assam

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 12:33

Altogether seven candidates in the fray in the third and final phase of Lok Sabha polls of April 24, including two sitting MPs, have cases pending against them.

Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 21:10

AGP MLA and Lok Sabha candidate from Barpeta constituency Phani Bhusan Choudhury on Saturday claimed that the rally of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi in Bongaigaon district was a "flop show".