Assam News

'Grand alliance' failed to take off as Rahul Gandhi did not override local satraps: Tarun Gogoi

'Grand alliance' failed to take off as Rahul Gandhi did not override local satraps: Tarun Gogoi

The opposition's anti-BJP 'grand alliance' failed to take the desired shape as Congress president Rahul Gandhi chose not to "override" the sentiments of state leaders who did not favour the move,

Mar 29, 2019, 09:02 AM IST
War of words between Congress and BJP in Assam's Tezpur Lok Sabha seat

War of words between Congress and BJP in Assam's Tezpur Lok Sabha seat

Pallab Lochan Das, a BJP candidate from Tezpur seat, claimed that his opponent Congress' MGVK Bhanu does not represent the people of the state as he hailed from Andhra Pradesh.

Mar 28, 2019, 13:29 PM IST
Initiatives by election department to maximise voters' participation in Assam

Initiatives by election department to maximise voters' participation in Assam

The Lok Sabha elections in Assam will be held in three phases on April 11, 18 and 23.

Mar 28, 2019, 11:33 AM IST
PM Modi to campaign in Assam on March 30

PM Modi to campaign in Assam on March 30

Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in Assam on March 30, BJP leaders said.

Mar 23, 2019, 23:27 PM IST
Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Train's engine catches fire, two passengers killed

Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Train's engine catches fire, two passengers killed

Two passengers of the Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express died on Friday after they jumped out of the moving train between the Chaterhat and Nijbari section in West Bengal when they saw smoke emanating

Mar 22, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Denied ticket to contest Lok Sabha election, Assam BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah quits party

Denied ticket to contest Lok Sabha election, Assam BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah quits party

Ram Prasad Sarmah is the BJP MP from Tezpur.

Mar 16, 2019, 13:27 PM IST
Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency

Nowgong Lok Sabha constituency

Nowgong is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:46 PM IST
Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency

Mangaldoi Lok Sabha constituency

Mangaldoi is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:26 PM IST
Silchar Lok Sabha constituency

Silchar Lok Sabha constituency

Silchar is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Mar 14, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency

Autonomous District Lok Sabha constituency

Autonomous District is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:35 AM IST
Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency

Karimganj Lok Sabha constituency

Karimganj is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 18.

Mar 14, 2019, 11:21 AM IST
Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency

Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency

Gauhati is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:48 AM IST
Barpeta Lok Sabha constituency

Barpeta Lok Sabha constituency

Barpeta is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:33 AM IST
Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency

Kokrajhar Lok Sabha constituency

Kokrajhar is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:22 AM IST
Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency

Dhubri Lok Sabha constituency

Dhubri is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 23.

Mar 14, 2019, 10:04 AM IST
Central forces deployed in Assam for NRC process will not be withdrawn for election: Centre tells SC

Central forces deployed in Assam for NRC process will not be withdrawn for election: Centre tells SC

In 2018, ahead of the release of the second and final draft of NRC on July 30, the Centre had sent over 22,000 central paramilitary troops to step up security in Assam and adjoining States.

Mar 13, 2019, 18:25 PM IST
‘This has gone too far, this has become a joke’: SC to Assam government on deportation of illegal migrants

‘This has gone too far, this has become a joke’: SC to Assam government on deportation of illegal migrants

The Supreme Court on Wednesday lambasted the Assam government, stressing that it was non-serious about the issue of deportation of illegal migrants.

Mar 13, 2019, 16:26 PM IST
Ram Madhav in Assam to narrow BJP, AGP differences, stitch alliance

Ram Madhav in Assam to narrow BJP, AGP differences, stitch alliance

While the central BJP leadership is in favour of an alliance with the AGP, the state BJP unit is against it due to differences over the Citizenship Bill.

Mar 12, 2019, 18:38 PM IST
Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency

Lakhimpur Lok Sabha constituency

Lakhimpur is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 11.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:41 PM IST
Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency

Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency

Dibrugarh is one of 14 Lok Sabha constituencies in the north-eastern state of Assam and will cast its vote in the 2019 election on April 11.

Mar 11, 2019, 17:02 PM IST