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Assam panchayat polls

BJP pockets 41% of total seats, marches ahead of Congress in Assam panchayat polls

The BJP has bagged 10,953 seats, followed by the Congress 8,646, Independents 2,927 as counting for the 26,808 posts across the state continued, Assam State Election Commissioner (ASEC) said in a press release.

Dec 16, 2018, 18:51 PM IST

BJP surges in Assam panchayat polls, CM Sarbananda Sonowal thanks voters

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal thanked the people for taking part in the election in large numbers and voting for "development and good governance".

Dec 15, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Assam: 75% voter turnout in second phase of panchayat polls

Voting will continue till late in the night in 900 polling stations as many voters entered the polling stations in the last hour before the end of the stipulated time, Assam State Election Commissioner H N Bora told reporters here.

Dec 09, 2018, 20:33 PM IST

First phase of Assam panchayat polls underway in 16 administrative districts

The counting of votes will take place on December 12. 

Dec 05, 2018, 08:07 AM IST

BJP protests against police inaction

BJP took out a protest rally on Saturday against alleged police inaction in the arrest of those involved in the killing of a party worker during the recent panchayat polls in the state.

Mar 09, 2013, 14:49 PM IST

Political conspiracy behind Goalpara violence: Tarun Gogoi

Dubbing the violence in Assam`s RHAC areas as a `political conspiracy`, Assam CM Tarun Gogoi accused opposition parties of encouraging the perpetrators.

Feb 13, 2013, 16:45 PM IST