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BJP seals alliances in Northeast, aims 22 Lok Sabha seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has finalised its alliances in the Northeast, setting a target of winning at least 22 of the 25 Lok Sabha seats from eight states of the region, party general secretary Ram Madhav claimed on Wednesday.

Mar 13, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

BJP says AGP pulling out of Assam government will have no impact

As Asom Gana Parishad or AGP walked out of the NDA, the BJP is now left with the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) and the sole Independent MLA in the assembly as allies in the state.

Jan 08, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

CBI enquiry demanded into SWD scam in Assam

"The sum of Rs 2,000 crore is huge. All political leaders, officials and others should be brought under the ambit of the investigation," AGP said.

Feb 27, 2017, 20:48 PM IST

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal along with a likely 10-member cabinet to take oath today

Both AGP and BPF are likely to get two berths each in the new cabinet initially, although the Atul Bora-led party has been demanding three instead of two, a media report said on Tuesday. 

May 24, 2016, 07:12 AM IST

New Assam govt to be sworn in on May 24, PM Narendra Modi to be present

The oath-taking ceremony will be held at Khanapara field in Guwahati, Sarbananda​ Sonowal said.

May 20, 2016, 13:26 PM IST

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP President Amit Shah too has congratulated the prime minister and CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal over the emphatic victory in Assam.

May 19, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Assam, West Bengal Assembly polls - phase II: As it happened on Monday

Amid reports of stray incidents of violence in some pockets, an estimated 60 per cent voters on Monday exercised their franchise till 1 PM in 31 assembly constituencies in three districts of West B

Apr 11, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

Assam polls: No question of forming alliance with BJP, says AIUDF

The All India United Democratic Fund (AIUDF) has ruled out all possibilities of joining forces with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam, where Assembly Polls are currently underway.

Apr 11, 2016, 11:13 AM IST

PM Modi insulting Assam, BJP-led alliance communal, divisive: Sonia Gandhi

Slamming the BJP-led alliance in Assam as coming together of "two dangerous forces of communalism and divisiveness", Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of "insulting" people of the state and going back on promises of development.

Mar 30, 2016, 14:40 PM IST

BJP, AGP, BPF appeal for unity to uproot Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) alliance partners in Assam on Saturday said they have united to keep the ruling Congress out of power in the state after the forthcoming polls.

Mar 19, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Assembly Elections 2016: Assam will no longer be underdeveloped after polls, says Sonowal

Union minister and BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate in Assam Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the state would no longer remain "underdeveloped" as a BJP-led coalition would come to power after the upcoming Assembly election.

Mar 19, 2016, 17:47 PM IST

BJP-AGP alliance a marriage of convenience: Gogoi

The Chief Minister said that the BJP-AGP leaders completely ignored the wishes of the rank and file of party workers while forging the alliance and the disillusionment was there for everyone to see.

Mar 12, 2016, 20:43 PM IST

AGP comes out with first list of candidates for Assam polls

AGP will also be announcing shortly the names of other candidates in those constituencies where it will have friendly contests with the BJP.

Mar 10, 2016, 18:42 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi to land in poll-bound Assam today

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Friday visit Assam in the wake of the upcoming Assembly Elections in the state.

Mar 04, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

With BJP-AGP alliance officially announced; top 5 reasons why PM Modi-Amit Shah's strategy can do wonders

With an aim to boost BJP's prospects in the upcoming Assam Assembly elections, the party has forged an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to jointly contest the upcoming polls.

Mar 02, 2016, 18:44 PM IST

Assam Assembly elections: Major boost for BJP as it ties up with Asom Gana Parishad for upcoming polls

In a bid to boost its winning prospects in Assam Assembly elections, BJP on Wednesday forged an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to jointly contest the upcoming polls.

Mar 02, 2016, 17:48 PM IST

AGP, BJP to contest 2016 Assam Assembly elections together

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will contest the upcoming Assembly election in Assam in an alliance with Asom Gana Parishad (AGP).

Mar 02, 2016, 17:43 PM IST

Assam polls: BJP, AGP to hold separate meetings in Guwahati today

Ahead of Assembly Elections in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Asom Gana Parishad will hold crucial meetings separately in Guwahati on Tuesday, bearing importance in the wake of a probable alliance.

Feb 16, 2016, 08:42 AM IST

BJP's Assam MP alleges award returnees took money, apologises

Rameswar Teli, a BJP Lok Sabha member from Assam, on Tuesday alleged that litterateurs from across the country returned their Sahitya Akademi awards for money. He later apologised, saying his statements were not intended to hurt anyone.

Nov 24, 2015, 20:48 PM IST

AGP to observe 10-hour Assam bandh over LBA today

Opposition Asom Gana Parishad on Thursday began observing a 10-hour Assam bandh to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.

May 07, 2015, 08:23 AM IST