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Repolling in six Assam booths on Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 09, 2014, 15:50

Re-polling would be held on Thursday in six polling booths of three of the five Lok Sabha constituencies which went to polls on April 7.

Flood, plantation, influx among major poll issues in Assam

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 12:03

The recurring flood and erosion problem, housing for the poor, welfare schemes for tea garden workers, Adivasis, backward classes and SHGs are the main issues dominating the coming Lok Sabha elections in Assam.

65 per cent voting in Assam panchayat polls

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013, 16:55

An estimated 65 per cent electorate exercised their franchise in the first phase of the panchayat elections in Assam.

Dry days before second phase of polls on Feb 6

Last Updated: Monday, January 28, 2013, 18:16

The Assam government has declared dry days for 48 hours before polling on the second phase of Panchayat elections gets under way on February 6.

BJP not discouraged by Assam poll results: Gadkari

Last Updated: Saturday, August 06, 2011, 17:47

The BJP is not discouraged by the outcome of the Assam Assembly results and will forge ahead to increase its vote share in the Congress ruled state, its president Nitin Gadkari said.

Tarun Gogoi elected as Assam CLP leader

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 14:59

Tarun Gogoi was on Tuesday unanimously elected as the Leader of the Assam Pradesh Congress Legislature Party for the third consecutive term.

15 women candidates win Assam polls

Last Updated: Sunday, May 15, 2011, 18:40

The number of women MLAs in the 126-member 13th Assam assembly will be 15, two more than in the outgoing House, with five of them making it to the House for the first time.

Congress gains 32, loses 15 sitting MLAs

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 21:07

The Congress in Assam, winning a near absolute majority with 78 seats, has wrested 32 seats from its opponents but its 15 sitting MLAs, including two ministers, have lost their seats.

Fulfillment of people`s needs lead to Cong victory in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 19:18

If the development plank the Cong rode on in the two previous elections endeared itself to voters in Assam, the near-absence of militancy for a considerable time made the party`s position stronger in the 2011 assembly election.

Assam wants peace, and Gogoi

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 20:25

Tarun Gogoi has returned to power in Assam for the third consecutive term.

Gogoi`s political acumen helps Cong retain power for 3rd term

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 12:55

Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has combined administrative and political acumen with his simple demeanour to help Congress retain power for a record consecutive third term.

Reaching out to militant groups main priority: Gogoi

Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 12:06

Set to retain power for the third consecutive term, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi on Friday said bringing all insurgents groups, including the ULFA, to the negotiating table would be his main priority to ensure lasting peace in the state.