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Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

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".

EC slaps showcause notice on Assam minister Himanta Sarma

EC slaps showcause notice on Assam minister Himanta Sarma

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:53

Election Commission has issued showcause notice to Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for allegedly making communal remarks in an election rally against BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

Modi accuses Congress of cheating the women of the country

Modi accuses Congress of cheating the women of the country

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 18:10

BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi today alleged that the UPA Government has cheated the women of the country under the guise of the Nirbhaya Fund because not a single penny has been spend from it.

Kokrajhar: Ex-ULFA militant, former governor in poll fray

Kokrajhar: Ex-ULFA militant, former governor in poll fray

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:14

A surrendered ULFA militant, a former governor, a powerful state minister and a sitting MP -- the electoral fight for Assam`s troubled Kokrajhar, a melting pot of conflicts between Bodos and non-Bodos, was never more intense and engrossing than this time.

Assam Congress has paid Rs 30 lakh each to 13 LS candidates

Assam Congress has paid Rs 30 lakh each to 13 LS candidates

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 15:56

Demanding that Narendra Modi and the BJP should make public their source of funds, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said that the state Congress had paid Rs 30 lakh each to its 13 Lok Sabha candidates.

16 women candidates in fray in Assam Lok Sabha polls

16 women candidates in fray in Assam Lok Sabha polls

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 13:49

The highest number of women candidates, since the first general elections, are contesting the three phased 2014 Lok Sabha polls in Assam with 16 candidates in the fray, five more than the 2009 Parliamentary elections.

Assam govt to pay Rs 20 lakh to officials killed on poll duty

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 22:07

Assam government on Thursday announced an ex-gratia of up to Rs 20 lakh to all officials killed during election duty in extremist violence.

65.5 per cent votes cast during repoll in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 20:35

Altogether 65.5 per cent voters exercised their franchise today during repoll in seven polling booths of Karimganj and Silchar Lok Sabha seats in Assam`s Barak Valley, election office sources said.

BJP to intensify poll campaign in Assam with national leaders

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:40

BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will be in the state for the third time to campaign for the ongoing Lok Sabha elections and will address three rallies at different places on a single day this week.

45 injured as express train derails in Assam

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 21:27

At least 45 people were injured Friday when nine coaches of an express train jumped tracks near Guwahati in Assam, authorities said.