2016 Assam-assembly-election

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Gogoi accepts responsibility for Congress debacle in Assam
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Gogoi accepts responsibility for Congress debacle in Assam

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.

NDA govt's development work of two years will be written in golden words: Amit Shah
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NDA govt's development work of two years will be written in golden words: Amit Shah

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

NDA's welfare schemes building minorities' confidence in BJP, says Najma Heptulla
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NDA's welfare schemes building minorities' confidence in BJP, says Najma Heptulla

Union minister Najma Heptulla on Tuesday said BJP's win in Assam Assembly polls suggested rising confidence of the minorities in the party.

Sonowal ministry to start with 17 MLAs, allies want more of ministerial pie
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Sonowal ministry to start with 17 MLAs, allies want more of ministerial pie

A new ministry is required to have 19 members but Sonowal is likely to start off with 17 legislators.

Sarbananda Sonowal invites former Assam CM Gogoi to attend his swearing-in ceremony
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Sarbananda Sonowal invites former Assam CM Gogoi to attend his swearing-in ceremony

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.

Border to be sealed in two years, Wagah-like ceremony along Indo-Bangla border: Sonowal
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Border to be sealed in two years, Wagah-like ceremony along Indo-Bangla border: Sonowal

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.

Sarbananda Sonowal to take oath as Assam chief minister on 24 May
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Sarbananda Sonowal to take oath as Assam chief minister on 24 May

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.

A sense of dèja vu: How TV election analysis errs time and time again
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A sense of dèja vu: How TV election analysis errs time and time again

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

BJP defeats Congress in Assam: Four reasons why this was inevitable
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BJP defeats Congress in Assam: Four reasons why this was inevitable

A massive win in Assam will help to expand the BJP's footprint in the remote north eastern region of the country.

Assembly elections 2016: What went wrong with the Left
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Assembly elections 2016: What went wrong with the Left

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.

Assembly Election 2016: Nitish asks BJP not to go overboard celebrating Assam victory
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Assembly Election 2016: Nitish asks BJP not to go overboard celebrating Assam victory

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 wins majority in Assam, defeats Congress for the first time in 15 years
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BJP wins majority in Assam, defeats Congress for the first time in 15 years

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.

Poll results prove people have strong faith in BJP's devpt agenda: PM Modi
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Poll results prove people have strong faith in BJP's devpt agenda: PM Modi

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 Indo-Bangla border first priority: BJP's Sonowal
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Sealing Indo-Bangla border first priority: BJP's Sonowal

Sealing the Indo-Bangla border to check illegal infiltration will be top priority of the BJP government in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal said.

As it happened: BJP's historic victory in Assam ends Tarun Gogoi's 15-year rule
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As it happened: BJP's historic victory in Assam ends Tarun Gogoi's 15-year rule

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.

Assam election results: Key factors which helped BJP uproot the 15-year-old Gogoi govt
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Assam election results: Key factors which helped BJP uproot the 15-year-old Gogoi govt

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.

Tamil Nadu is the only surprise in otherwise predictable electoral outcomes
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Tamil Nadu is the only surprise in otherwise predictable electoral outcomes

The electoral outcomes in three states – Assam, West Bengal and Kerala – have gone on expected lines, but Tamil Nadu sprung a surprise.

BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach
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BJP corrects its past mistakes: Congress-mukt Bharat within reach

The Modi pull may have played only a marginal role in 2016, but in a national election the logic will work the other way.

'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results
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'We lost because of the Congress': Who said what after Assembly election results

As votes were being counted on Thursday and results started trickling in, scores of congratulatory messages started trickling in from political parties and leaders.

Sarbananda Sonowal: From student politician to Assam's next chief minister
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Sarbananda Sonowal: From student politician to Assam's next chief minister

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.