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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chenga profile: Congress' Sukur Ali Ahmed won a thumping victory over AIUDF's Monowara Khatun in 2016
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chenga profile: Congress' Sukur Ali Ahmed won a thumping victory over AIUDF's Monowara Khatun in 2016

Chenga will go to polls in the third phase of the Assam Assembly election along with 39 other Assembly seats on 6 April

Assam Assembly election 2021, Gauhati West profile: AGP's Narendra Narayan Kalita won mammoth victory in 2016
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Gauhati West profile: AGP's Narendra Narayan Kalita won mammoth victory in 2016

The Gauhati West will go to polls in the third phase of the Assam Assembly election along with 39 other Assembly seats on 6 April

Assam Assembly election 2021, Hajo profile: BJP's Suman Haripriya won 2016 polls against Congress' Dulu Ahmed
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Hajo profile: BJP's Suman Haripriya won 2016 polls against Congress' Dulu Ahmed

Hajo will go to the polls in the third phase of the Assam Assembly election along with 39 other Assembly seats on 6 April

Assam Assembly election 2021, Sarukhetri profile: Congress' Jakir Hussain Sikdar won constituency in 2016
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Sarukhetri profile: Congress' Jakir Hussain Sikdar won constituency in 2016

The Sarukhetri Assembly constituency will go to polls on 6 April as part of the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly election

Assam Assembly election 2021, Jania profile: Congress' Abdul Khaleque wiped out  AIUDF's Rafiqul Islam in 2016
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Jania profile: Congress' Abdul Khaleque wiped out AIUDF's Rafiqul Islam in 2016

The Jania constituency will go to polls on 6 April as part of the third and final phase of the Assam Assembly election

Assam Assembly election 2021, Mangaldoi profile: BJP, Congress emerge as main contenders for seat
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Mangaldoi profile: BJP, Congress emerge as main contenders for seat

The seat is held by BJP candidate Gurujyoti Das, who had secured 73,423 votes in the 2016 election. This was 41.31 percent of the vote share

Assam cabinet nod to accord stature of state language to Assamese  may stifle growth of other tongues spoken by a few
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Assam cabinet nod to accord stature of state language to Assamese may stifle growth of other tongues spoken by a few

The cabinet proposal for a state language will have adverse effects on the other minor languages in the sphere of literature.

Citizenship Amendment Act: Sarbananda Sonowal risks political apocalypse by ignoring Assamese sub-nationalism
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Citizenship Amendment Act: Sarbananda Sonowal risks political apocalypse by ignoring Assamese sub-nationalism

Today Sarbananda Sonowal is a karyakarta of the BJP, a kindergarten student in the school of Hindutva, an enthusiastic apologist for the Citizenship Amendment Act but he is no longer an Assamese.

Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is death sentence for North East, fear parties, student bodies ahead of battle beyond Parliament
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Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is death sentence for North East, fear parties, student bodies ahead of battle beyond Parliament

When leaders owing allegiance to the BJP or to the NDA as allies in the North East have expressed strong reservations against the Bill, the BJP leaders in Assam or its ally AGP have completely chickened out in front of the central leadership of the national party.

Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec
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Anti-CAB protests in parts of country as Centre readies to table bill in Parliament; North East bandh called on 11 Dec

Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and a nationwide NRC have intensified with rallies and marches being held in Delhi, Assam, Manipur and parts of India over the weekend, and several more planned to start from Monday, the day the contentious bill set to be tabled in the Parliament

BJP managed to nullify regionalism, negate citizenship fears among Bengali Hindus by pitting CAB against NRC in Assam
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BJP managed to nullify regionalism, negate citizenship fears among Bengali Hindus by pitting CAB against NRC in Assam

Comfortably in power in the state since 2016, the BJP ran a polarising campaign in the state amid controversial issues of the National Register of Citizens and the Citizenship Bill.

Lotus blooms in North East: BJP, allies win 18 of 25 seats as anti-citizenship bill sentiment becomes distant memory
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Lotus blooms in North East: BJP, allies win 18 of 25 seats as anti-citizenship bill sentiment becomes distant memory

Despite protests against the citizenship bill in the North East, the BJP and its allies won 18 of the 25 seats up for grabs in the Lok Sabha elections.

Regional parties received Rs 54.81 crore in donations in 2017-18; 17 sent delayed reports to EC: ADR
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Regional parties received Rs 54.81 crore in donations in 2017-18; 17 sent delayed reports to EC: ADR

Seventeen regional parties defaulted in submitting their donations report to the Election Commission in 2017-18, said a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms, which advocates for electoral reforms to combat corruption and empower citizens.

Exit polls predict growing support for BJP in North East; social engineering, initiation of Naga peace talks may have helped saffron party
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Exit polls predict growing support for BJP in North East; social engineering, initiation of Naga peace talks may have helped saffron party

Most exit polls announced on Sunday predict gains for the BJP in the North East, which has a total of 25 Lok Sabha seats.

EC orders repolling at booths in Outer Manipur, Assam’s Lakhimpur and Odisha’s Malkangiri, Berhampur
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EC orders repolling at booths in Outer Manipur, Assam’s Lakhimpur and Odisha’s Malkangiri, Berhampur

The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repolling at booths in Outer Manipur, Assam’s Lakhimpur and Odisha’s Malkangiri, Berhampur

Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord
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Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord

In 2014, the BJP won seven of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam while the Congress managed to win only three seats when Modi wave swept the country.

At Assam rally, Amit Shah slams Congress for seeking proof of Balakot air strike; says only Narendra Modi can protect nation's borders
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At Assam rally, Amit Shah slams Congress for seeking proof of Balakot air strike; says only Narendra Modi can protect nation's borders

Amit Shah also slammed the erstwhile Tarun Gogoi-led Congress government in the state for allegedly settling illegal immigrants inside the Kaziranga National Park

NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma says AGP, BJP won't speak on citizenship bill during campaigning
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NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma says AGP, BJP won't speak on citizenship bill during campaigning

The NEDA convenor was addressing a joint press conference with Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass and AGP president Atul Bora

AGP, BJP in Assam seem to be willing to reunite but Citizenship Amendment Bill remains a fly in the ointment
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AGP, BJP in Assam seem to be willing to reunite but Citizenship Amendment Bill remains a fly in the ointment

After a brief display of mutual bitterness, the Asom Gana Parishad and the Bharatiya Janata Party in Assam seem to be willing to reunite.

Budget 2019: 21% hike in allocation for North East possible bid to douse ire over Citizenship Bill
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Budget 2019: 21% hike in allocation for North East possible bid to douse ire over Citizenship Bill

The Centre, which is on rocky ground in the North East due to the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, also took a significant step for the "benefits" of the people in the region.