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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. 

May 24, 2016, 07:12 AM IST
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.

May 19, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Assam Assembly elections: Tough fight between AGP, Congress at Bokakhat

Congress and AGP with both fighting neck and neck to woo the voters on April 4.

Apr 02, 2016, 21:04 PM IST

Assam polls 2016: We are for rebuilding the state, says BJP-AGP alliance

The alliance will also ensure protection of the indigenous people as per Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, he said.

Apr 02, 2016, 20:59 PM IST
Assembly Elections 2016: Opinion poll predicts hung Assembly in Assam; ouster of Congress-led alliance in Kerala

Assembly Elections 2016: Opinion poll predicts hung Assembly in Assam; ouster of Congress-led alliance in Kerala

Mamata Banerjee may retain power in West Bengal and Jayalalithaa in Tamil Nadu while it may be a hung assembly in Assam with an edge to the BJP and the Left return to power in Kerala, says a poll survey.

Apr 01, 2016, 21:58 PM IST

BJP-AGP alliance a marriage of convenience: Gogoi

The Chief Minister said that the BJP-AGP leaders completely ignored the wishes of the rank and file of party workers while forging the alliance and the disillusionment was there for everyone to see.

Mar 12, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

AGP comes out with first list of candidates for Assam polls

AGP will also be announcing shortly the names of other candidates in those constituencies where it will have friendly contests with the BJP.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:42 PM IST
AGP, BJP split in Assam ahead of assembly elections

AGP, BJP split in Assam ahead of assembly elections

In a development that might benefit the ruling Congress ahead of the April assembly elections, the BJP and AGP have split over the recent alliance between the two and both the newly-floated parties announced on Wednesday that they will contest the polls.

Mar 09, 2016, 20:21 PM IST
AGP will fight on 24 seats out of 126 in Assam Assembly elections: BJP

AGP will fight on 24 seats out of 126 in Assam Assembly elections: BJP

The BJP said on Thursday that the AGP will be fighting on 24 seats out of 126 in the upcoming Assembly elections in Assam.

Mar 03, 2016, 18:04 PM IST

BJP, AGP workers protest against alliance decision in Assam

The BJP and AGP will jointly fight the coming assembly elections as announced by former Chief Minister and AGP leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta.

Mar 03, 2016, 15:14 PM IST
With BJP-AGP alliance officially announced; top 5 reasons why PM Modi-Amit Shah's strategy can do wonders

With BJP-AGP alliance officially announced; top 5 reasons why PM Modi-Amit Shah's strategy can do wonders

With an aim to boost BJP's prospects in the upcoming Assam Assembly elections, the party has forged an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to jointly contest the upcoming polls.

Mar 02, 2016, 18:44 PM IST
Assam Assembly elections: Major boost for BJP as it ties up with Asom Gana Parishad for upcoming polls

Assam Assembly elections: Major boost for BJP as it ties up with Asom Gana Parishad for upcoming polls

In a bid to boost its winning prospects in Assam Assembly elections, BJP on Wednesday forged an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to jointly contest the upcoming polls.

Mar 02, 2016, 17:48 PM IST
AGP, BJP to contest 2016 Assam Assembly elections together

AGP, BJP to contest 2016 Assam Assembly elections together

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest the upcoming Assembly election in Assam in an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).

Mar 02, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

In poll-bound Assam, United opposition forces Governor to cut short speech

 A united opposition today forced Assam Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya to curtail his speech on the opening day of the Budget Session and leave the

Feb 01, 2016, 12:58 PM IST
BJP's CM candidate for Assam Assembly elections: Who is Sarbananda Sonowal - 10 things to know

BJP's CM candidate for Assam Assembly elections: Who is Sarbananda Sonowal - 10 things to know

In a bid to boost its winnability in Assam polls, BJP's Parliamentary Board on Thursday declared Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief minister candidate for upcoming Assembly elections in the state.

Jan 28, 2016, 20:30 PM IST
PM Modi sounds poll bugle; 5 reasons why BJP may score big in Assam elections

PM Modi sounds poll bugle; 5 reasons why BJP may score big in Assam elections

With an aim to boost BJP's prospects in the upcoming Assam Assembly elections, PM Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched BJP's election campaign from Kokrajhar by announcing a slew of initiatives, including tribal status to two communities.

Jan 20, 2016, 23:05 PM IST

Dimapur lynching: Opposition questions Congress MLAs statement accusing Assam CM Gogoi

Opposition members in Assam Assembly on Monday questioned Congress MLA Siddique Ahmod's reported statement in a public meeting accusing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi of failing to take action despite being informed that the rape accused, who hailed from Karimganj, would be dragged out from Dimapur Central Jail.

Mar 09, 2015, 18:45 PM IST

Assam attack: Opposition parties demand 'ruthless suppression' of NDFB(S)

Four opposition parties on Friday demanded "ruthless suppression" of NDFB(S) responsible for carrying out serial attacks on Adivasi villages in Assam, killing scores of tribal settlers.

Dec 27, 2014, 00:06 AM IST

Congress neglected Assam since 1950s: Mahanta

Former Assam Chief Minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta Tuesday alleged that the Congress had neglected Assam since the 1950s and was responsible for the current problems faced by the state.

Oct 14, 2014, 15:14 PM IST

471 people died in communal clashes in Assam since 2001: Govt

As many as 471 persons lost their lives in communal clashes and 263 were injured in Assam since 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Aug 05, 2014, 01:11 AM IST