Assam Election 2021: 40 constituencies go to polls in third and final phase today; Himanta Biswa Sarma in fray
Altogether 79,19,641 voters — 40,11,539 men,39,07,963 women and 139 of the third gender are entitled to exercise their franchise in 11,401 polling stations.
Of no fixed abode: Disowned by family, transwoman who begs on trains, forced to knock on SC doors to get listed in Assam's NRC
Rinki is among the nearly 20,000 transgender persons in Assam who have been left out of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) as they were unable to furnish the required documents.
Holding the defeat of Congress in Assam as collective failure of its functionaries, vice president of the party's state unit today alleged that BJP and its allies won the polls on "false propaganda of identity crisis".
Like BJP rigorously stands for its Hindutva and development agenda, what does the Congress stands for? Also, behind the cacophony of election results, we can perceive the drum beat of Hindutva.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday attributed BJP's maiden victory in Assam to Congress' decision not to go for an alliance in the assembly polls.
This Assembly Elections, the BJP is a clear victor in Assam. Mamata is the reigning queen in West Bengal and 'Amma' Jayalalithaa is slated for another term as the Chief Minister. Here are the major winners from the states
The number of women in the electoral arena in these polls is only six more than that in 2011, when 85 of them had entered as contestants and 14 — all from Congress — made it to the state legislature.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the people of Assam to vote decisively for the BJP, warning that a hung assembly will hurt the state.
Sonia Gandhi launches offensive against Modi in Assam, says BJP's communal politics controlled from Nagpur
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of making grandiose statements during his visits abroad while "spreading hatred" at home, and cautioned voters in Assam against BJP's "communal politics controlled from Nagpur".
Taking a dig at Rahul Gandhi for his remarks that if BJP wins in Assam, the state government will be run by RSS from Nagpur, party chief Amit Shah said on Thursday that the previous UPA government at the Centre was being run from Italy.
Home minister Rajnath Singh has said the NDA govt will completely seal the Indo-Bangladesh border within a reasonable time-frame to stop illegal immigration
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, accusing him of lying and making statements against him "without basis