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.

Polling in Tripura, Assam on April 07: As it happened

Around 60 percent of the electorate had cast their votes till 2 pm Monday as polling was held in one of the two constituencies in Left-ruled Tripura, an official said.

Two AGP leaders join BJP, GJM pledges support in WB

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

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.

`AGP, BJP opposing land agreement with Bangladesh with eye on polls`

Assam`s Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said both the AGP and BJP were opposing the land ratification agreement with Bangladesh with an eye on the coming Lok Sabha Elections.

AGP leader slams Gogoi government for freeing `ISI agent`

Assam`s regional party Asom Gana Parishad Wednesday accused the Congress government of letting loose an ISI suspect after a Pakistani man was released from Guwahati jail.

Assam Bandh evokes mixed response

The 12-hour Assam bandh called by various wings of the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Monday evoked mixed response with sporadic incidents of violence in different parts of the state.

Rahul Gandhi`s remark on Ordinance childish: AGP

Asom Gana Parishad on Monday termed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi`s controversial statement denouncing the Ordinance to protect convicted lawmakers as "childish".

Congress govt fails to maintain law & order: AGP

Opposition Asom Gana Parishad accused Assam government of "failing" on all fronts as it has not been able to control violence in many districts in demand of independent statehood by different groups.

Congress govt failing to provide security to peopl

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.

Rahul Gandhi slapped with Rs 500 cr legal notice

Rahul Gandhi was slapped with a legal notice by AGP`s youth wing.

AGP responsible for ULFA`s birth

Assam Industry and Power Minister Pradyut Bordoloi on Saturday alleged that the Asom Gana Parishad was responsible for the birth of ULFA.

AGP to initiate legal action against Rahul Gandhi

Strongly reacting to AICC vice president Rahul Gandhi`s purported remarks that Asom Gana Parishad was in power for a term allegedly with the backing of insurgents, AGP on Friday said it would initiate legal action him.

AGP demands CBI inquiry into labour leader`s killing

Terming the killing of CPI-ML Liberation leader Gangaram Kaul a "political murder," opposition Asom Gana Parishad on Saturday said the case should be handed over to the CBI for further investigation.

Assam govt responsible for violence in Rabha Hasong area: AGP

Asom Gana Parishad on Tuesday said the situation had escalated due to "high-handedness" of the ruling Congress party.

Centre should clarify stand on Bangladesh MPs remarks: AGP

Protests are being held across the state after a 12-member team of visiting Bangladesh MPs on Saturday.