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Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 16:13

Taking responsibility of his party`s debacle in the recent Lok Sabha elections, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Monday stepped down as party president.

Richie Rich candidates in northeast poll fray

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 16:23

Nearly a third of the candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections from the northeast are multi-millionaires.

Two AGP leaders join BJP, GJM pledges support in WB

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 12:37

In a shot in the arm for BJP, two senior leaders of the Asom Gana Parishad on Monday joined the party and the GJM pledged support to BJP candidates in West Bengal, including the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat.

Assam`s AGP not happy with poll dates

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 05, 2014, 13:54

Assam`s regional party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Wednesday expressed unhappiness at the Lok Sabha poll dates announced by the Election Commission, while other parties welcomed the schedule.

Prafulla Mahanta `receives death threats`

Last Updated: Friday, February 14, 2014, 00:44

Former Assam CM and AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has received death threats and extortion demand by a person claiming to have done so on behalf of the ULFA-Independent c-in-c Paresh Baruah.

Opposition members disrupt Assam Governor`s address in House

Last Updated: Monday, February 10, 2014, 18:52

AGP, BJP and AIUDF members disrupted the customary address of Governor Janaki Ballav Patnaik to the Assam Assembly on Monday.

Four candidates in fray in Assam Rajya Sabha polls

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:42

Four candidates who filed their nomination papers for elections to the three Rajya Sabha seats are in the fray as last day of withdrawal ended on Friday.

Assam to gain land from Bangladesh: Tarun Gogoi

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 17:30

In the event of the land swap deal with Bangladesh being struck, Assam would stand to gain 397.5 acres of land from the neighbouring country, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Six militant outfits active in Assam

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 17:08

Six militant outfits, including anti-talk ULFA (Independent) and NDFB (Songbijit), are active in Assam with a cadre strength of 760, Forest minister Rockybul Hussain said on Monday.

AAP`s surge akin to debut of AGP, TDP three decades ago

Last Updated: Sunday, December 08, 2013, 18:40

Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party`s surge in Delhi barely a year after its formation is reminiscent of the victory of AGP and TDP in Assam and Andhra Pradesh respectively three decades ago.

JD(U), AGP oppose bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh

Last Updated: Sunday, November 10, 2013, 00:15

JD(U)and Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Saturday demanded that Andhra Pradesh should not be bifurcated.

Congress govt failing to provide security to peopl

Last Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 18:34

With 5 explosions in week in Assam, including Paltan Bazar, Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) accused the Congress government of failing on all fronts, specially in providing security to the common people.