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Six-time Congress MP Handique locked in keen tussle in Jorhat

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 13:18

Among the most prestigious Lok Sabha seats in Assam, Jorhat will see six-time sitting Congress MP Bijoy Krishna Handique battle it out against BJP`s Kamakhya Prasad Tasa, a tea tribe leader, and AGP`s Prodip Hazarika.

50,000 licenced arms in Assam; only 20% deposited so far

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:07

Only 20 percent of the nearly 50,000 licenced arms existing in Assam have been deposited so far with authorities in the run-up to the three-phased Lok Sabha elections in the state.

Take initiative to make Dibrugarh World`s Tea City: Rahul Gandhi to Assam CM

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 21:39

Assam Tea must be branded internationally with focus to promote Dibrugarh as the World`s Tea City, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi said here on Thursday.

Tarun Gogoi confident to win 10 LS seats in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:00

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that Congress would win at least ten of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state.

Triangular contest in lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 15:14

Mizoram`s lone Lok Sabha seat, for which voting will be held April 9, is expected to witness a triangular contest between incumbent C.L. Ruala of the state`s ruling Congress, Robert Romawia Royte of the UDF and M. Lalmanzuala of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Employment generation stopped during NDA rule: Gogoi

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 23:59

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said employment generation stopped in the country during NDA government at the Centre.

Cases pending against them, three file nominations in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 19:15

Three candidates are among those who have filed nominations for the April seven first phase Lok Sabha poll in Assam have criminal cases pending against them in the court.

Nine-year-old raped by 65-year-old man

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 15:40

A nine-year old girl has been allegedly raped by a 65-year old man in Maligaon area of Guwahati, according to an FIR filed by the girl`s parents.

53 candidates file nominations for first phase Assam LS polls

Last Updated: Friday, March 21, 2014, 21:13

Altogether 53 candidates filed nominations in Assam for the first phase of the polls to five parliamentary constituencies on April seven for which nominations ended on Friday.

Four suspected ULFA extremists nabbed, arms seized

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:36

Four suspected ULFA militants were arrested on Thursday and arms were seized from them by a joint team of the Army and police in Dibrugarh district.