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At least 65 EVMs replaced in six Lok Sabha seats in Assam

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:39

At least 65 Electronic Voting Machines have been replaced so far during elections for the last six Lok Sabha seats in Assam on Thursday due to different types of malfunctioning.

LS polls: Over 77 percent cast ballot in Assam amid violence

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 08:26

A policeman was killed in a mob attack on a polling station, while another man died and 14 people were injured in a clash between supporters of two parties, as 77 percent of Assam voters cast ballot in the state`s last six Lok Sabha constituencies that went to polls Thursday.

EC`s decision to ban Amit Shah campaigning wrong: Swamy

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 21:52

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on Friday claimed that the Election Commission`s decision to lift the ban on campaigning by Narendra Modi`s close aide Amit Shah was because it was wrong.

After two phases of polling, Assam celebrates Rongali Bihu

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 18:53

After two phases of hectic campaigning and balloting for the Lok Sabha polls in Assam, the state Monday got into a exuberant mood to celebrate its most colourful festival - Rongali Bihu.

Probe ordered into booth capturing allegations in Manipur

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 00:08

Manipur`s chief electoral officer Thursday ordered a probe into the allegations of booth capturing and rigging in some polling booths during the election to Outer Manipur Lok Sabha constituency.

Gogoi terms BJP manifesto for Assam hollow

Last Updated: Saturday, April 05, 2014, 00:03

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday hit out at the BJP for making "tall and hollow promises" in its election manifesto for Assam, which he termed "a repetition of promises made in the past and forgotten when the party was in power".

BJP doing divisive politics: PM in Assam

Last Updated: Saturday, March 29, 2014, 09:48

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh accused the BJP of doing divisive politics and said such a party could not bring development.

Nine-year-old raped by 65-year-old man

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 15:36

A nine-year old girl has been allegedly raped by a 65-year old man in Maligaon area of Guwahati, according to an FIR filed by the girl`s parents.

Congress needs to change; process has begun: Rahul Gandhi

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 17:57

Rahul Gandhi Tuesday said there was a need to bring a change in the Congress and the process has begun.

You can choose your LS polls candidate, Rahul Gandhi tells tribals

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 08:55

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, on the first day of his Assam visit, interacted with tribal leaders here on Tuesday.

Assam man sets himself ablaze demanding land rights

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 16:23

A man set himself ablaze outside the Assam capital complex in Dispur Monday protesting the state`s refusal to give land pattas (deeds) to people.

No newspaper in Guwahati for six days, govt bans hawkers` strike

Last Updated: Friday, February 21, 2014, 23:21

Assam Government on Thursday directed the newspaper hawkers association to immediately withdraw their strike which left the people of Guwahati without newspapers for six days.