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Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

The current 14th Assembly has 61 BJP, 25 Congress, 14 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), 13 AIUDF, 12 Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) and one independent MLA.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

A CM should not provoke for civil war: Assam Congress leader on Mamata's remark​

Assam Congress chief on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee saying that the latter should not provoke for a civil war. Condemning Banerjee's remark, Ripun Bora said that the state is absolutely peaceful and the move would hardly have any impact on Assam.

Aug 01, 2018, 12:29 PM IST

PM Modi attacks Gogoi, says Congress running Assam with remote control

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in Assam for its alleged misrule and neglecting the people of the northeastern state.

Apr 08, 2016, 12:50 PM IST

Raids on minister's property politically motivated: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged the raids conducted by Election Expenditure Observer and Income Tax teams at Cabinet Minister Rockybul Hussain's residence and vehicle were "politically motivated" and aimed at "defaming" the leader and the Congress party.

Mar 17, 2016, 16:10 PM IST

Seven Assam Congress leaders booked for attacking BJP workers during Guwahati protest

The Assam wing of the BJP has filed an FIR against seven Congress leaders for allegedly attacking party workers during a protest in Guwahati.

Dec 29, 2015, 09:33 AM IST

Oust Assam governor within a month, demands Congress

APCC president Anjan Dutta said that they would protest outside Raj Bhavan every day if the Centre does not remove Acharya within the stipulated time.

Nov 26, 2015, 18:33 PM IST

Assam Congress to expel nine MLAs for 'anti-party' activities

Congress on Sunday decided to expel its nine MLAs in Assam for "dissidence and anti-party activities" for which orders will be issued within a week.

Oct 04, 2015, 18:35 PM IST

Assam Congress leaders meet as 10 legislators decide to join BJP

Senior Congress leaders on Monday held a meeting here to prepare the roadmap for the next year's Assembly elections in the backdrop of 10 party legislators deciding to join the BJP.

Sep 07, 2015, 00:51 AM IST

New PCC chief vows to eliminate dissidence in Assam Congress

Newly appointed Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta on Monday said he will meet and interact with workers at all levels to strengthen the party by eliminating any dissidence.

Dec 22, 2014, 23:51 PM IST

Succession battle in Assam govt intensifies

The Congress party`s rule in Assam is set to enter the 12th consecutive year.

May 05, 2012, 15:47 PM IST

Gogoi not candidate for VP’s post: Assam Congress

Assam Congress leadership on Monday said the All India Congress Committee has denied that Tarun Gogoi`s name is on the list of probables.

Apr 30, 2012, 17:23 PM IST