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Assam's future: Need to strengthen intra-regional linkages

The emergence of Maulana Badruddin Ajmal, an immigrant of East Bengali origin, as the central theme in the campaign for the just ended assembly elections in Assam again exposed how the `migrant factor` can polarise the state on ethnic lines.

Assam polls: No question of forming alliance with BJP, says AIUDF

Assam polls: No question of forming alliance with BJP, says AIUDF

The All India United Democratic Fund (AIUDF) has ruled out all possibilities of joining forces with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam, where Assembly Polls are currently underway.

Assam polls: If 'chaiwala' can become PM, why can't a perfume baron be a kingmaker, asks AIUDF

Assam polls: If 'chaiwala' can become PM, why can't a perfume baron be a kingmaker, asks AIUDF

In 2014 Lok Sabha election, AIUDF equalled the Congress party figure in Assam by winning three seats.

Assam elections: Lack of tie-up with Left may split secular votes, says Gogoi

Fighting perhaps the toughest electoral battle in his life, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi apprehends division of secular votes in the absence of an understanding with parties like the Left with whom he is not averse to having a post-poll tie up.

AIUDF, RJD and JD(U) announce grand alliance in Assam

The grand alliance has also invite Congress to fight the polls jointly against BJP.

Assam Assembly elections: AIUDF offers insurance to workers against poll violence

The AIUDF of Lok Sabha member Maulana Badruddin Ajmal has offered its workers insurance against election-related violence in Assam.

Assam party offers insurance to workers against poll violence

Assam party offers insurance to workers against poll violence

AIUDF Sirajuddin Ajmal has asked party workers to buy accidental insurance policies paying just Rs.716.

Tacit AIUDF-BJP deal to split Congress vote in Assam: Gogoi

 The AIUDF of Badruddin Ajmal was hand-in-glove with the BJP in its bid to engineer a split in Congress votes through polarisation and thus ensure a victory for the BJP in the upcoming assembly polls in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Sunday.

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

Gogoi up for realignment of political forces to fight BJP in Assam

Gogoi up for realignment of political forces to fight BJP in Assam

BJP had emerged the largest winner in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections winning 7 seats out of 14 in Assam.

Gogoi up for realignment of political forces to fight BJP

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi favours a realignment of political forces, including the AIUDF, to fight the BJP on a single platform.

Assam AIUDF legislator booked for rape

A legislator from Assam, Gopinath Das, has been booked for rape following a complaint from a domestic help, police said on Monday.

Gogoi to contest next Assembly poll in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he would contest the Assembly elections next year and Congress would form government for the fourth term on its own.

BJP MP questions TV programmes showing 'godmen'

A BJP member on Wednesday questioned the relevance of TV programmes showing self-styled godmen asking people to wear certain types of clothes or eat sweets for good luck.

Congress and AIUDF force Assam Speaker to retract decision on report

The ruling Congress and opposition AIUDF on Tuesday forced Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi to retract his decision to submit a report on definition of Assamese to the state government through the House and compelled him to give it in his personal capacity.

Eight militant outfits in Asssam, 5 of them banned: Govt

There are eight militant outfits in Assam with five of them declared as banned organisations, Panchayat Minister Rockybul Hussain said in the Assembly on Monday.

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.

Speaker mulls stopping of live TV coverage of Assam Assembly

Assam Assembly Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi on Monday said he is considering to stop live TV coverage of House proceedings after opposition AIUDF staged a walkout with their adjournment motion over an issue not accepted by the Chair.

Security measures beefed up in Assam for Friday's bandh

 Security measures have been stepped up in Assam in view of the 12-hour Assam bandh on Friday called by the Bajrang Dal to protest against the AIUDF's alleged links with jihadi and terror outfits in Bangladesh.

Assam bypolls: Sons from famous political families win from respective seats

Two sons from separate political parties today won the Jamunamukh and Lakhipur seats during the bypolls in Assam, following the family tradition.