Assam, West Bengal Assembly polls - phase II: As it happened on Monday

Amid reports of stray incidents of violence in some pockets, an estimated 60 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise till 1 PM in 31 assembly constituencies in three districts of West Bengal in part two of the first phase of election.

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.

PM Modi insulting Assam, BJP-led alliance communal, divisive: Sonia Gandhi

PM Modi insulting Assam, BJP-led alliance communal, divisive: Sonia Gandhi

Slamming the BJP-led alliance in Assam as coming together of "two dangerous forces of communalism and divisiveness", Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "insulting" people of the state and going back on promises of development.

BJP, AGP, BPF appeal for unity to uproot Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance partners in Assam on Saturday said they have united to keep the ruling Congress out of power in the state after the forthcoming polls.

Assembly Elections 2016: Assam will no longer be underdeveloped after polls, says Sonowal

Union minister and BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state would no longer remain "underdeveloped" as a BJP-led coalition would come to power after the upcoming Assembly election.

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.

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.

Rahul Gandhi to land in poll-bound Assam today

Rahul Gandhi to land in poll-bound Assam today

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Friday visit Assam in the wake of the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state.

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.

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.

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).

Assam polls: BJP, AGP to hold separate meetings in Guwahati today

Ahead of Assembly Elections in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Asom Gana Parishad will hold crucial meetings separately in Guwahati on Tuesday, bearing importance in the wake of a probable alliance.

BJP's Assam MP alleges award returnees took money, apologises

Rameswar Teli, a BJP Lok Sabha member from Assam, on Tuesday alleged that litterateurs from across the country returned their Sahitya Akademi awards for money. He later apologised, saying his statements were not intended to hurt anyone.

AGP to observe 10-hour Assam bandh over LBA today

Opposition Asom Gana Parishad on Thursday began observing a 10-hour Assam bandh to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.

'Immigrant' row: Asom Gana Parishad protests against BJP

The Asom Gana Parishad staged a protest against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Thursday for referring to people hailing from the north-east as 'immigrants' in its vision document for the Delhi Assembly polls.

Bandh paralyses normal life in Assam

The 12-hour Assam bandh called by the Opposition Asom Gana Parishad and the Assam Tea Tribes Students` Association, to protest against yesterday`s police firing in Golaghat in which three persons were killed, paralysed normal life across the state.

Prafulla Mahanta steps down as AGP president

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

Narendra Modi`s rally in Bongaigaon most unsuccessful: AGP

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".

Assam, Tripura set the tone for Lok Sabha polls with high turnout

Lok Sabha polls 2014 kicked off on Monday with nearly six million people casting their vote in five constituencies in Assam and one of two seats in Tripura. The Election Commission in New Delhi said the voter turnout in Assam was approximately 78 percent while in Tripura it was 85 percent.

General Elections 2014: Tripura registers 85 percent turnout, Assam 78 percent

A high turnout of 85 percent was recorded for one Lok Sabha seat in Tripura, while Assam registered 76 percent in five seats in the first phase of the elections which began peacefully on Monday from the country`s North East.