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Assam polls: BJP declares candidate list, CM Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma among 70 named

Assam polls: BJP declares candidate list, CM Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma among 70 named

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced the list of candidates who will contest for the party in Assam's upcoming assembly elections.

Mar 05, 2021, 19:39 PM IST
BJP to finalise candidates for West Bengal, Assam assembly elections, TMC’s first list may come today

BJP to finalise candidates for West Bengal, Assam assembly elections, TMC’s first list may come today

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of the BJP will deliberate on Friday to finalise party candidates for the first two phases of the Assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam. 

Mar 05, 2021, 07:35 AM IST
Will implement law to nullify CAA if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Assam

Will implement law to nullify CAA if voted to power, says Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Assam

Addressing a public gathering in Assam’s Tezpur, AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “Congress, if voted to power in Assam, will bring new law to nullify Citizenship (Amendment) Act.”

Mar 02, 2021, 17:03 PM IST
BJP talks about implementing CAA across India but lacks courage to mention it here: Priyanka Gandhi in Assam

BJP talks about implementing CAA across India but lacks courage to mention it here: Priyanka Gandhi in Assam

The Congress leader said that the BJP makes tall promises before elections but during the next five years, they do nothing to fulfil them and people have realised it. Priyanka Gandhi also launched a

Mar 01, 2021, 22:03 PM IST
Assam Assembly election: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins campaign

Assam Assembly election: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra begins campaign

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra is expected to visit several districts on the north bank of the Brahmaputra river, where the BJP and its ally, the AGP, are understood to have a strong presence. The BJP-led

Mar 01, 2021, 08:04 AM IST
Assam Assembly election 2021 to be held in three phases, poll results on May 2

Assam Assembly election 2021 to be held in three phases, poll results on May 2

The election to the 126-member state Assembly will be held in three phases from April 6, he first phase of election for 47 seats will be held on March 27, second phase for 39 seats on April 1 and

Feb 26, 2021, 17:52 PM IST
'Dilli ab door nahi,' says PM Narendra Modi in Assam, inaugurates major developmental projects in state

'Dilli ab door nahi,' says PM Narendra Modi in Assam, inaugurates major developmental projects in state

The prime minister inaugurated three developmental projects worth Rs 3,222 crore on the occasion. Addressing a large gathering in Dhemaji, Assam, he listed various steps taken by the state government

Feb 22, 2021, 14:03 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal, unveil several projects today

PM Narendra Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal, unveil several projects today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation and inaugurate several railway projects in Hooghly, West Bengal, where the political atmosphere is surcharged after CBI on Sunday served a

Feb 22, 2021, 07:25 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of several projects in Assam, West Bengal: See details

PM Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of several projects in Assam, West Bengal: See details

PM Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation important projects of the oil & gas sector in an event organized at Silapathar in Dhemaji, Assam. He will also inaugurate and lay the foundation stone

Feb 21, 2021, 14:55 PM IST
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on Richter scale hits Assam

Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 on Richter scale hits Assam

This comes less than a week after a high-intensity earthquake hit Tajikistan, tremors of which were felt in Delhi-NCR and several other parts of north India. The seismology department at first

Feb 17, 2021, 18:39 PM IST
Congress will never implement CAA if voted to power in Assam, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress will never implement CAA if voted to power in Assam, says Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi said that illegal immigration is an issue in Assam and exuded confidence that the people of the state have the capability to resolve the issue through dialogue. He said that the Congress

Feb 14, 2021, 16:19 PM IST
Assam Congress asked citizens to film issues in state, to gift iPhone12 to winners

Assam Congress asked citizens to film issues in state, to gift iPhone12 to winners

The campaign is a 10-day video contest on social media. Months ahead of the Assembly polls in Assam Congress has asked people to post a two-minute video on the biggest issues and problems of the

Feb 10, 2021, 12:43 PM IST
My dream is to set up at least one medical college, technical college in each state to teach in mother tongue: PM Narendra Modi in Assam

My dream is to set up at least one medical college, technical college in each state to teach in mother tongue: PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Addressing a gathering at Dhekiajuli in Assam’s Sonitpur district, Modi said, “It is my dream to ensure that every state has at least one medical college and one technical college that teaches in the

Feb 07, 2021, 16:09 PM IST
No more government-aided madrasas in Assam from THIS date; check details

No more government-aided madrasas in Assam from THIS date; check details

The move comes after a law passed to this effect by the state Assembly on December 30, 2020, got the Assam Governor's assent, Assam Education and Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on

Feb 04, 2021, 18:22 PM IST
Will make state free from bullets, agitations and floods in five years: Amit Shah in Assam

Will make state free from bullets, agitations and floods in five years: Amit Shah in Assam

Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed the 1st-anniversary celebrations of the Bodoland Territorial Region (BTR) Accord in Kokrajhar. He said that the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) will make Assam

Jan 24, 2021, 16:39 PM IST
Rapid development of North East is necessary for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Rapid development of North East is necessary for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': PM Narendra Modi in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that every region of Assam is on the path of peace and progress due to the policy of taking every tribe together. "With the historic Bodo agreement, a large part of

Jan 23, 2021, 15:58 PM IST
Assam assembly polls will be held keeping Rongoli Bihu, CBSE board exams in mind: CEC Sunil Arora

Assam assembly polls will be held keeping Rongoli Bihu, CBSE board exams in mind: CEC Sunil Arora

Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora said the 2021 Assam assembly polls will be held taking into consideration the Rongali Bihu festival in April and the CBSE board examinations for students of

Jan 21, 2021, 08:11 AM IST
Thousand doses of Covishield vaccine found ‘frozen’ in Assam’s Silchar, probe ordered

Thousand doses of Covishield vaccine found ‘frozen’ in Assam’s Silchar, probe ordered

Around 100 vials which cumulatively contained 1,000 doses of Covishield, the anti-COVID-19 vaccine developed by Serum Institute of India, were found in a frozen state. The frozen vials at SMCH were

Jan 20, 2021, 13:22 PM IST
Robots will deliver essentials to COVID-19 patients in this state; check details

Robots will deliver essentials to COVID-19 patients in this state; check details

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal handed over two robots, to be used for delivering food and medicines to COVID-19 patients, to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) in Dibrugarh as a

Jan 17, 2021, 00:29 AM IST
After Karnataka and Kerala, primary schools reopen in this state after 10 months

After Karnataka and Kerala, primary schools reopen in this state after 10 months

An official of the education department said that a set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) have been issued earlier this week on reopening of schools with physical presence of the students from

Jan 02, 2021, 07:45 AM IST