Assam Assembly Elections 2021
Opinion  /  Published 20.03.21

Acceptance of Muslim parties is welcome

In three of the five states going for polls in the latest round of elections, a Muslim party would be contesting a large chunk of seats as part of a larger secular alliance. In Assam (the Congress-Lef...
By Asim Ali

North East  /  Published 20.03.21

‘6-hour promise on tea wage hike'

Besides reaching out to the tea/Adivasi community, Rahul also tried to connect with the youth of the state by holding an hour-long interaction with students at Lahowal in Dibrugarh district. The inter...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 18.03.21

Bengal on top of poll bribe pile

Ten days before voting begins, bribe items totalling Rs 331.47 crore have been seized in the four poll-bound states of Tamil Nadu, Bengal, Kerala and Assam and the Union Territory of Puducherry, alrea...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 18.03.21

Adityanath's 500-year leap on Srimanta Sankardev

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday credited Srimanta Sankardev, the Vaishnavite saint, scholar and reformer, with warning Assam against infiltration as long back as the 15th cen...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.03.21

Assam: 41 candidates have criminal cases

Sixteen per cent of the candidates contesting in the first phase of Assam assembly elections have declared criminal cases against themselves, according to a report by poll rights group Association for...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 16.03.21

Ajmal sees no Modi wave in Assam

Badruddin Ajmal, the All India United Democratic Front chief,  on Sunday alleged that the BJP was attempting to polarise the Hindus by pointing at him, invoking the ‘Mughals’ and port...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 16.03.21

BJP steps up attack on Cong-AIUDF

The ruling BJP has sharpened its attack on the Congress’s alliance with the AIUDF over the past few days with Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday referring to G-23 (gro...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.21

BJP forgets one-poll cry, fields MPs in states

By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.03.21

BJP forgets one-poll cry, fields MPs

The AIADMK on Sunday released its manifesto for the April 6 Assembly elections, promising to urge the Centre to scrap the contentious Citizenship Amendment Act. The AIADMK is an ally of the BJP. ...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 15.03.21

Assam Adivasis ask BJP 10 questions

“They want our vote and cheap labour but they don’t want to give us our due. Our population is over one crore but we are taken for granted. That is why we have posed these ten questions. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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