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EC orders re-polling for three assembly seats in southern Assam

EC orders re-polling for three assembly seats in southern Assam

Quoting the EC order, the election officials said that one of the re-pollings would be held in Indira M.V. School under Ratabari assembly constituency.

Apr 10, 2021, 16:54 PM IST
No possibility of lockdown or night curfew in Assam, says Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, urges people to remain alert

No possibility of lockdown or night curfew in Assam, says Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, urges people to remain alert

"There is no possibility of lockdown or night curfew in Assam. I request everyone to get themselves tested if they have symptoms," Himanta Biswa Sarma said. 

Apr 08, 2021, 13:45 PM IST
Assam Assembly polls: Election Commission records 78.29 per cent voter turnout till 5:20 pm in third phase

Assam Assembly polls: Election Commission records 78.29 per cent voter turnout till 5:20 pm in third phase

South Salmara district registered the highest voter turnout with 88.59 per cent polling, while Kamrup Metro witnessed the lowest voter turnout with 60.34 per cent polling.

Apr 06, 2021, 18:56 PM IST
Assam assembly election 2021: Voting in 40 constituencies today, 337 candidates in fray

Assam assembly election 2021: Voting in 40 constituencies today, 337 candidates in fray

Assam is all set to enter the final leg of its three-phased elections for 126-seat Assembly today. This final phase will decide the fate of 337 candidates in the fray. Over 40 constituencies of 12

Apr 06, 2021, 07:16 AM IST
Assam Assembly election 2021: Campaigning for crucial third phase to end today

Assam Assembly election 2021: Campaigning for crucial third phase to end today

BJP leaders campaigning in the state claimed that they reached the magic number to form the government in the first two phases

Apr 04, 2021, 17:36 PM IST
IIT-Guwahati student arrested for molestation

IIT-Guwahati student arrested for molestation

According to a police officer, the complainant claimed that the accused molested her after spiking her drink at a hostel during Holi celebrations.

Apr 04, 2021, 14:59 PM IST
Assam EVM row: Magisterial probe ordered into case

Assam EVM row: Magisterial probe ordered into case

Additional District Magistrate Rajeshan Terang has been asked to conduct the enquiry and submit a detailed report within three days.

Apr 03, 2021, 23:57 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi stops mid-speech to help person from rally, sends doctor from his medical team

PM Narendra Modi stops mid-speech to help person from rally, sends doctor from his medical team

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday (April 3) was in Assam to address a rally in Tamulpur. While PM Narendra Modi was addressing the meeting, he observed that the health of a person from the

Apr 03, 2021, 18:02 PM IST
EC bars BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours for threatening Bodoland leader

EC bars BJP’s Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours for threatening Bodoland leader

The Election Commission has barred Assam government minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours with immediate effect for allegedly making threatening remarks against

Apr 03, 2021, 07:10 AM IST
EC orders repoll at booth in Assam’s Ratabari seat after EVM found in BJP candidate's car

EC orders repoll at booth in Assam’s Ratabari seat after EVM found in BJP candidate's car

The Election Commission has ordered a repoll at a polling booth in Ratabari seat of Assam after a controversy broke out over the presiding officer carrying the EVM. 

Apr 02, 2021, 15:35 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi slams AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal for insulting Assam’s traditional ‘gamosa’

PM Narendra Modi slams AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal for insulting Assam’s traditional ‘gamosa’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has slammed that All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) chief Maulana Badruddin Ajmal for insulting Assam’s traditional ‘gamosa’.

Apr 02, 2021, 13:02 PM IST
EVM found in BJP candidate's car in Assam, 4 officials suspended by Election Commission

EVM found in BJP candidate's car in Assam, 4 officials suspended by Election Commission

Violence had erupted in Karimganj district of Assam after a mob spotted a BJP candidate's vehicle being used to take a polled EVM to the strong room on Thursday night, forcing the police to fire in

Apr 02, 2021, 12:30 PM IST
Assam Assembly Elections: 74.69 per cent voter turnout recorded till 6pm, says Election Commission

Assam Assembly Elections: 74.69 per cent voter turnout recorded till 6pm, says Election Commission

Senior election officials and police officers said that no incident of violence was reported so far from the 13 districts where the voting took place.

Apr 01, 2021, 21:56 PM IST
Assam Assembly Elections: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma gets EC notice for 'threatening' opposition leader

Assam Assembly Elections: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma gets EC notice for 'threatening' opposition leader

Noting "prima facie violation" of provisions of the Model Code of Conduct, the EC has sought reply from Sarma in the matter.

Apr 01, 2021, 15:50 PM IST
Assam Assembly Election 2021: 48.26 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1 PM

Assam Assembly Election 2021: 48.26 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1 PM

Assam Assembly polls 2021: 48.26 per cent exercised their franchise till 1 pm in 39 assembly seats where polling is underway in the second phase. 

Apr 01, 2021, 14:31 PM IST
People of Assam have shown ‘red card’ to Congress-led alliance, says PM Narendra Modi

People of Assam have shown ‘red card’ to Congress-led alliance, says PM Narendra Modi

Drawing a football analogy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (April 1) said that the people of Assam have shown the "red card" to the Congress-led Grand Alliance in the state.

Apr 01, 2021, 12:44 PM IST
West Bengal, Assam polls: Here’s how to check your name in voters list, step-by-step guide to download voter slip

West Bengal, Assam polls: Here’s how to check your name in voters list, step-by-step guide to download voter slip

The second phase of polling for West Bengal and Assam assembly elections 2021 is underway. As the political leaders gear up for the upcoming state assembly elections, it is also the duty of every

Apr 01, 2021, 08:10 AM IST
West Bengal, Assam assembly elections 2021: Polling for phase II underway

West Bengal, Assam assembly elections 2021: Polling for phase II underway

As per the election commission's announcement, voting for the second phase of West Bengal and Assam Assembly elections 2021 will commence at 7 am today (April 1, 2021). 

Apr 01, 2021, 07:08 AM IST
Assam Assembly Election 2021: Campaigning ends for second phase of polls

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Campaigning ends for second phase of polls

The second phase of Assam assembly polls, spearheaded by an array of national and state leaders, came to an end on Tuesday (March 30) evening.

Mar 30, 2021, 20:59 PM IST
CAA attack on Assam's culture, won't allow implementation, says Rahul Gandhi

CAA attack on Assam's culture, won't allow implementation, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday (March 30) called the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) passed by the Centre an attack on Assam's culture.  

Mar 30, 2021, 20:49 PM IST