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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last Updated: Friday, May 13, 2011, 20:25
Tarun Gogoi has returned to power in Assam for the third consecutive 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.
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.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 21:13
BJP on Thursday backed Gujarat Chief
Minister Narendra Modi`s comments that Manmohan Singh should
have voted in Assam polls and maintained that by not
exercising his franchise.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 00:42
Asom Gana Parishad expressed confidence of posting a huge win in the just concluded state assembly elections and forming the next government in Assam.
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