Saying that he does not have any plans to retire from active politics as of now, Gogoi said Congress will now prepare itself for 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
BJP President Amit Shah said NDA government's two years in office at the Centre will be written in "golden words" in history for the many developmental works
Union minister Najma Heptulla on Tuesday said BJP's win in Assam Assembly polls suggested rising confidence of the minorities in the party.
A new ministry is required to have 19 members but Sonowal is likely to start off with 17 legislators.
BJP Legislature Party leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday requested outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to take part in his swearing-in ceremony to be held on 24 May.
Sealing of the borders with Bangladesh will be completed in two year's time to put an end to infiltration, Sarbananda Sonowal said on Saturday.
The new BJP-led government in Assam will be sworn in on 24 May in the presence of PM Modi, BJP's chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonwal said.
Thursday's television analysis repeated four fatal errors of election analysis that I have seen (and sometimes participated in, I'm ashamed to say) over the past two decades
A massive win in Assam will help to expand the BJP's footprint in the remote north eastern region of the country.
The Left might have won in Kerala, but losing West Bengal despite going for an alliance with the Congress has come as a big blow for the party that had ruled the state for more than three decades at a stretch.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has cautioned BJP against going overboard with celebrations of its victory in Assam, as he congratulated all political parties and alliances which emerged victorious in assembly polls in the five states whose results were declared on Thursday.
BJP alone has won 44 seats and is leading in 17 while its allies Asom Gana Parishad won 20 seats in the Assam Assembly polls.
PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said the five assembly elections results proved that people have strengthened their faith in the development agenda of the BJP.
Sealing the Indo-Bangla border to check illegal infiltration will be top priority of the BJP government in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal said.
The counting of votes for the Assam polls will begin soon. Three exit polls have stated that BJP will win in Assam and end Tarun Gogoi’s chief ministership.
Ending a 15-year rule in a state is no small achievement. Here are the factors which led to victory for the BJP in Assam.
The electoral outcomes in three states – Assam, West Bengal and Kerala – have gone on expected lines, but Tamil Nadu sprung a surprise.
The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.
As votes were being counted on Thursday and results started trickling in, scores of congratulatory messages started trickling in from political parties and leaders.
Sonowal's name as BJP's CM candidate was no surprise as he came with a clean image and enjoyed the confidence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.