Assam polls: Cong fields fresh faces, 15% women, 5% Muslims

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST

Around half of the 40 candidates announced in the Congress' first list for the Assam Assembly polls are fresh faces, while 15 per cent of them are women and five per cent Muslim nominees.

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Cong women's wing chief miffed over seat sharing in Assam

Guwahati/Silchar |Sunday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST

Weeks ahead of the Assembly elections in Assam, All India Mahila Congress (AIMC) President and former Lok Sabha MP Sushmita Dev on Saturday reportedly expressed her strong resentment over the allotmen

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2 ex-Cong ministers, 11 new faces, 3 Muslims in BJP 1st list for Assam (Ld)

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 6:45:05 AM IST

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam, which on Friday announced its first list of 70 candidates for the first two phases of Assembly elections in the state, has given tickets to two former

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EC issues notification for 2nd phase of Assam polls

Guwahati |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

With political parties in Assam busy with candidate selection and campaigning for the ensuing Assembly polls in the state, the Election Commission on Friday issued notification for the second phase of

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BJP to finalise seat-sharing for Assam in Shah and Nadda's presence

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST

The seat-sharing arrangement for the Assam assembly elections between the ruling BJP and its allies – AGP, UPPL and GSP -- would be finalised in Delhi in presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah an

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PM is not even aware of Assam problems: Priyanka

Guwahati |Wednesday, 2021 1:45:06 AM IST

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not even interact with the lakhs of farmers protesting against the Centre's three farm laws in Delhi,

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EC issues notification for 1st phase of Assam Assembly polls

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST

The Election Commission on Tuesday issued the notification for the first phase of the elections in 47 Assembly constituencies of Assam, officials said.

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Ayushmann Khurrana salutes efforts of CISF Guwahati regiment during Covid

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is currently shooting for his film "Anek" in the Northeast, is greatly impressed by the work Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) has been doing in that region to con

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Atrocities against women highest in Assam: Priyanka (Ld)

Guwahati |Tuesday, 2021 4:15:06 AM IST

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, who arrived in poll-bound Assam on Monday, said that in India, the highest number of cases of atrocities against the women are reported from Assam.

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BJP's estranged ally BPF joins Congress-led Mahagathbandhan in Assam

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST

A day after snapping ties with the ruling BJP, the Bodoland People's Front (BPF) on Sunday joined the Congress-led grand alliance to fight the Assembly polls against the saffron party with the 'Mahaga

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Priyanka begins poll campaign in Assam

Guwahati |Monday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST

Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra arrived here on Monday to campaign for the party in Assam, where the Congress-led seven-party alliance will take on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (

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