Assam election

Delhi HC asks Election Commission to respond on plea to debar candidates from poll campaigning on COVID norm violations

The Election Commission submitted that the petition is now infructuous as it was regarding campaigning in the recently concluded assembly elections in Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry.



Aug 23, 2021, 16:36 PM IST

Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as Assam's 15th Chief Minister -- In pics

"The State Government is committed to serving the people of Assam," Himanta Biswa Sarma said.


May 10, 2021, 13:40 PM IST

Himanta Biswa Sarma to be sworn in as 15th Chief Minister of Assam today

Himanta Biswa Sarma will be administered the oath at the Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra in Guwahati.

May 10, 2021, 07:02 AM IST

Suspense over Assam CM ends, Himanta Biswa Sarma elected as leader of BJP legislature party

Himanta Biswa Sarma will serve as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. 

May 09, 2021, 14:20 PM IST

Assembly election results 2021: Clear that BJP will form govt in Assam, says incumbent CM Sarbananda Sonowal on trends

Sarbananda Sonwaol is himself leading from the Majuli constituency and is likely to retain the power for the second consecutive time.

May 02, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

4.88% voter turnout in West Bengal till 11 AM, while 0.93% in Assam till 9 AM

In West Bengal, the third phase of polling is going on for 31 seats, there is a tough competition between the ruling TMC and the BJP. In Assam, polling is going on in 40 of the 126 seats in the final phase.

Apr 06, 2021, 11:34 AM IST

Assembly Election 2021: Voting continues in all seats in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry

Around one hundred million people will vote on Tuesday to select candidates for the 475 assembly seats in four states and one union territory, the largest election day since the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Apr 06, 2021, 09:18 AM IST

Last phase of voting for Assam assembly elections 2021, who will win?

Voting for the third and final phase of the Assam assembly election has started on the morning of 6 April, officials said, with heavy security forces deployed in 12 districts, as well as maintaining the COVID-19 protocol.

Apr 06, 2021, 08:44 AM IST

Votes to be cast on 475 assembly seats of 4 states and a union territory on Tuesday

Around one hundred million people will vote on Tuesday to select candidates for the 475 assembly seats in four states and one union territory, the largest election day since the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

Apr 06, 2021, 08:24 AM IST

BJP, TMC leaders to hold public meetings, roadshows in West Bengal today ahead of third-phase polling

The second phase of polling concluded in West Bengal on April 1 and in the third phase, 31 Assembly constituencies across three districts of Howrah, Hooghly, and South 24 Parganas will go to the polls. 

Apr 04, 2021, 05:44 AM IST

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 crowd is getting deteriorated. PM Modi instantly stopped his speech and sent doctors from his personal medical team to inspect him.

Apr 03, 2021, 18:02 PM IST

'Mahajot ka Mahajhooth' exposed: PM Modi accuses Congress of encouraging violence in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi an election rally in Bodoland Territorial Region's (BTR) Baksa district on Saturday said that the people of Assam have rejected violence for development, peace, unity and stability.

Apr 03, 2021, 15:32 PM IST

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

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 voter to do the same. 

Apr 01, 2021, 08:10 AM IST

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

"Won't let Assam become land of infiltrators", says Union Home Minister Amit Shah

Heavy election campaigning is going on for Assam Assembly Election 2021. Senior BJP leader Amit Shah addressed an election meeting in Chirang in the state. Home Minister Shah said, "Assam will not be allowed to become the land of infiltrators".

Mar 31, 2021, 13:46 PM IST

BJP works to make Assam flood-free: BJP National President JP Nadda

Prior to the assembly elections, BJP national president JP Nadda addressed a rally in Dharmapur, Assam, saying that the BJP has done the task of making Assam flood-free.

Mar 30, 2021, 14:38 PM IST

Assam assembly elections: Last day of campaigning for phase 2, JP Nadda, CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Rahul Gandhi to address back to back rallies

As per the election commission's announcement, the second phase of voting for the Assam Assembly elections 2021 will begin from Thursday (April 1). The state has been witnessing intense political fight ahead of the second phase of assembly elections, in which 39 constituencies will go for polling. 

Mar 30, 2021, 13:45 PM IST

Assam Assembly Elections: Jitendra Singh gets into the fray for campaign in Muslim-dominated seats

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said on Saturday that the Congress has tried to spread a lot of misconceptions and doubts against the BJP in the minds of the people of Assam and the entire northeastern region, but the BJP has fought them well.

Mar 30, 2021, 08:10 AM IST

Assam records 37.06% voter turnout, West Bengal 40.73% till 1 pm in 1st phase of assembly elections

Election Commission of India has annoced that 37.06 per cent and 40.73 per cent voter turnout recorded till 1 pm, in the first phase of polling in Assam and West Bengal Assembly elections, respectively.

Mar 27, 2021, 15:37 PM IST