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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chapaguri profile: BOPF's Thaneswar Basumatary won seat with a margin of 1,481 seats
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chapaguri profile: BOPF's Thaneswar Basumatary won seat with a margin of 1,481 seats

The Chapaguri constituency will go to the polls in the third phase of the Assam Assembly election on 6 April

Assembly Election 2021 Dates: Bengal to vote on 27 March, 1-29 April; TN, Kerala, Puducherry on 6 April; Assam on 27 March, 1-6 April
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Assembly Election 2021 Dates: Bengal to vote on 27 March, 1-29 April; TN, Kerala, Puducherry on 6 April; Assam on 27 March, 1-6 April

Counting of votes for the Assembly elections, which will see nearly 18.68 crore electors in four states and one UT exercise their franchise, will take place on 2 May

Assembly Election Dates Announcement Updates: Congress, TMC question rationale of holding eight-phase polls in West Bengal
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Assembly Election Dates Announcement Updates: Congress, TMC question rationale of holding eight-phase polls in West Bengal

Assembly Election Dates Announcement LIVE Updates: Elections will be held on 6 April for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala. Assam election will be in three phases, while West Bengal will witness eight-phase polling.

Assam Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling in three phases on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May
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Assam Assembly Election Dates Announced: Polling in three phases on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April; counting of votes on 2 May

The date of making nominations for the first, second and third phase are 9 March, 12 March and 19 March, respectively, while the last date for withdrawal of candidatures are 12 March, 17 March and 22 March, respectively

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 Assembly election 2021, Kalaigaon profile: Bodoland People's Front's likely to field sitting MLA again
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Kalaigaon profile: Bodoland People's Front's likely to field sitting MLA again

Kalaigaon Assembly election 2021: The Kalaigaon Assembly constituency under the Mangaldoi Lok Sabha segment is part of a district by the same name

Assam govt tables Bill to abolish state-run madrassas, use them as general schools from 1 April 2021
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Assam govt tables Bill to abolish state-run madrassas, use them as general schools from 1 April 2021

Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the 610 madrassas will be converted into upper primary, higher secondary schools with no change in pay, allowances, service conditions of teaching and non-teaching staff

Three anti-CAA protesters died in December after police fired in air but missed aim, Assam minister tells Assembly
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Three anti-CAA protesters died in December after police fired in air but missed aim, Assam minister tells Assembly

A total of 573 people have been arrested across Assam for their involvement in the anti-CAA movement, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said

Congress MLA slits own palm, inks posters with blood at Assam Assembly premises in bizarre protest against sale of defunct state-owned firms
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Congress MLA slits own palm, inks posters with blood at Assam Assembly premises in bizarre protest against sale of defunct state-owned firms

Congress MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi, who is known for his unusual styles of protest, on Tuesday, slit his palm at the Assam Assembly premises and wrote with his blood his objection to the state government's alleged move to sell some of its defunct enterprises

Citizenship Bill fallout: Head of panel on Assam Accord quits, fifth member to withdraw consent citing 'certain developments'
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Citizenship Bill fallout: Head of panel on Assam Accord quits, fifth member to withdraw consent citing 'certain developments'

The committee was formed on 6 January to assess the quantum of seats to be reserved in the Assam Assembly and in the local bodies of the state for Assamese, besides providing other safeguards.

Centre sets up panel to assess appropriate reservation of seats in Assembly, local bodies for Assamese people
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Centre sets up panel to assess appropriate reservation of seats in Assembly, local bodies for Assamese people

The committee will also recommend the appropriate level of reservations in employment under the government of Assam for Assamese people, the home ministry said in a notification.

Assam BJP MLA withdraws resignation from Assembly after 'personal request' by Sarbanand Sonowal
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Assam BJP MLA withdraws resignation from Assembly after 'personal request' by Sarbanand Sonowal

BJP MLA Terash Gowalla said Assam chief minister Sarbanand Sonowal assured his concerns will be addressed in future and also personally requested him to withdraw the resignation.

Assam government spends over Rs 27 crore in advertisement in 11 months
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Assam government spends over Rs 27 crore in advertisement in 11 months

In a written reply to a query by AGP MLA Pabindra Deka, Assam Irrigation Minister Ranjit Dutta said the government's total expenditure for advertisements stood at Rs 27,22,79,761 from April 2017 to February this year.

BJP MLA Pijush Hazarika files police case against Tarun Gogoi over accusations against Himanta Biswa Sarma
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BJP MLA Pijush Hazarika files police case against Tarun Gogoi over accusations against Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP MLA Pijush Hazarika on Tuesday filed a police complaint against former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi for reportedly accusing Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma of being involved in a number of financial and criminal cases when he was a minister in his cabinet.

Assam Assembly adjourns over absence of ministers; Congress, AIUDF call it 'shameful episode'
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Assam Assembly adjourns over absence of ministers; Congress, AIUDF call it 'shameful episode'

The Assam Assembly was on Friday adjourned as no minister was present in the House when it assembled for the afternoon session.

As Congress skips Assam Assembly's tea party over saffron decor, Tarun Gogoi says state govt being 'run by RSS'
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As Congress skips Assam Assembly's tea party over saffron decor, Tarun Gogoi says state govt being 'run by RSS'

The Opposition Congress gave the traditional photo op and tea party a miss on the inauguration of the Budget Session of the Assam Assembly alleging that attempts were made to "saffronise" the premises of the House.

Aminul Islam suspended: Assam MLA expelled from House for telecasting speech on Facebook Live
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Aminul Islam suspended: Assam MLA expelled from House for telecasting speech on Facebook Live

Assam Assembly Speaker Hitendra Nath Goswami on Monday suspended AIUDF MLA Aminul Islam for three days for using Facebook Live to telecast his speech from inside the House.

After Assam, Bihar Assembly ratifies GST Bill
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After Assam, Bihar Assembly ratifies GST Bill

The Bihar assembly on Tuesday ratified the GST Constitution Amendment Bill which found support from the ruling coalition of JD-U, RJD and Congress as well as the BJP-led opposition.

APCC says Pul a victim of BJP's politics, demands probe into his alleged suicide
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APCC says Pul a victim of BJP's politics, demands probe into his alleged suicide

Demanding a proper inquiry into Kalikho Pul's alleged suicide, Assam unit of Congress on Tuesday said BJP's "undemocratic and twisting politics" have claimed the life of the former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister

Assam Assembly adjourned for three days for MLAs to visit flood-affected areas
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Assam Assembly adjourned for three days for MLAs to visit flood-affected areas

In an unprecedented move, the Assam Assembly was on Wednesday adjourned for the next three days for allowing MLAs to visit flood-affected areas.