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Elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha, Sarbananda Sonowal resigns from Assam Assembly
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Elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha, Sarbananda Sonowal resigns from Assam Assembly

Sonowal was inducted as the Minister for Ports, Shipping and Ayush in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in July, necessitating his entry into Parliament.

Assam CM tables cow protection bill in Assembly; offences under legislation to be non-bailable
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Assam CM tables cow protection bill in Assembly; offences under legislation to be non-bailable

The law, when enacted, will prohibit a person from slaughtering cattle unless he has obtained the necessary certificate issued by the registered veterinary officer of a particular area

Assembly Elections 2021 Updates: EC officials to submit report on Mamata's Nandigram plaint before 6 pm tomorrow
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Assembly Elections 2021 Updates: EC officials to submit report on Mamata's Nandigram plaint before 6 pm tomorrow

Assembly Elections 2021 LIVE Updates: Rangja Khungur Basumatary told a local TV channel that he had decided to resign from BPF as the party did not lend any helping hand to him during the campaign.

Assam election 2021 Updates: 73.03% turnout recorded till 6 pm; Nowgong seat ranks highest with 83.10% polling
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Assam election 2021 Updates: 73.03% turnout recorded till 6 pm; Nowgong seat ranks highest with 83.10% polling

Assam election 2021 LIVE Updates: Among Assembly constituencies, the Nowgong seat recorded the highest turnout at 83.10 percent

Assam election 2021: 76.96% turnout recorded in 'peaceful' phase 2 polling; EC issues notice to Himanta Biswa Sarma
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Assam election 2021: 76.96% turnout recorded in 'peaceful' phase 2 polling; EC issues notice to Himanta Biswa Sarma

Long queues were seen outside most of the 10,592 polling stations across the 13 districts in the Barak Valley, the Hill region and parts of Central and Lower Assam since early morning

Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage Updates: West Bengal witnesses 80.43% polling, Assam sees 76.96% turnout
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Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage Updates: West Bengal witnesses 80.43% polling, Assam sees 76.96% turnout

Assembly Election 2021 Phase 2 voting percentage LIVE Updates: As per latest figures from the EC's voter turnout app, in Assam, Nalbari district, with 86.69 percent, witnessed the highest turnout while Cachar registered the lowest turnout at 72.28 percent

Assam Election 2021 2nd phase: Five ministers, deputy speaker in fray as 39 seats go to polls today
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Assam Election 2021 2nd phase: Five ministers, deputy speaker in fray as 39 seats go to polls today

A total of 73,44,631 voters will be deciding the fate of 345 candidates. Of them, 37,34,537 are males and 36,09,959 females, while 135 are third gender voters

Assam Assembly election 2021, Atul Bora profile: Former AASU chief is credited with breathing new life into AGP
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Atul Bora profile: Former AASU chief is credited with breathing new life into AGP

As a student, Bora participated in the Assam movement. Before becoming the AASU chief, he served as the organisation's organising and general secretary

Assam Assembly election 2021, Naharkatia profile: Assam Jatiya Parishad chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from seat
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Naharkatia profile: Assam Jatiya Parishad chief Lurinjyoti Gogoi to contest from seat

The sitting MLA, AGP's Naren Sonowal, won the seat in the 2016 polls by garnering 46,051 votes or 46.75 percent of the vote share

Assam Assembly election 2021, Duliajan profile: Chief of newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad party to fight BJP
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Duliajan profile: Chief of newly-formed Assam Jatiya Parishad party to fight BJP

The Assam Jatiya Parishad has forged an alliance with the Raijor Dal party of jailed anti-citizenship law activist Akhil Gogoi

Assam Assembly election 2021, Chabua profile: CAA likely to play significant factor in town rocked by 2019 violence
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chabua profile: CAA likely to play significant factor in town rocked by 2019 violence

The BJP will not be contesting from the Chabua seat in the upcoming Assembly election, but has given it to its ally, AGP, in their seat-sharing arrangement

Assam Assembly election 2021, Lahowal profile: BJP drops sitting MLA Rituparna Baruah from candidate list
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Lahowal profile: BJP drops sitting MLA Rituparna Baruah from candidate list

BJP MLA from Chabua, Binod Hazarika, will be fielded from Lahowal instead. The three-phased elections for the 126-member Assam Assembly will be held on 27 March, 1 April and 6 April

Assam Assembly election 2021, Dibrugarh profile: BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan seeks third straight term
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Dibrugarh profile: BJP MLA Prasanta Phukan seeks third straight term

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 81.18 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 67.53 percent

Assam Assembly election 2021, Tingkhong profile: BJP's Bimal Borah takes on Congress' Atuwa Munda in 2016 rematch
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Tingkhong profile: BJP's Bimal Borah takes on Congress' Atuwa Munda in 2016 rematch

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 85.23 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 73.75 percent

Assam Assembly election 2021, Sadiya profile: Three-term MLA Bolin Chetia seeks to retain seat on BJP ticket
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Sadiya profile: Three-term MLA Bolin Chetia seeks to retain seat on BJP ticket

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 77.18 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 72.38 percent

Assam Assembly election 2021, Doom Dooma profile: Congress MLA Durga Bhumij seeks to retain prized seat
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Doom Dooma profile: Congress MLA Durga Bhumij seeks to retain prized seat

With the exception of the 2011 election, the Doom Dooma electorate has voted for the Congress in every election since 1951

Assam Assembly election 2021, Margherita profile: BJP's incumbent MLA Bhaskar Sharma takes on Congress' Manoranjan Borgoahain
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Margherita profile: BJP's incumbent MLA Bhaskar Sharma takes on Congress' Manoranjan Borgoahain

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 83.87 percent. Meanwhile, in the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 69.60 percent

Assam Assembly election 2021, Digboi profile: BJP fields incumbent MLA as Congress fights to reclaim bastion
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Digboi profile: BJP fields incumbent MLA as Congress fights to reclaim bastion

The voter turnout in the 2016 Assembly election was 82.60 percent. In the 2011 election, the voter turnout was 68.66 percent

Assam Assembly election 2021, Tinsukia profile: Constituency to witness two-way battle between BJP, RJD
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Tinsukia profile: Constituency to witness two-way battle between BJP, RJD

The constituency has traditionally been a Congress stronghold, but the party has left the seat to its ally, the RJD, for the 2021 election

Assam Assembly election 2021, Moran profile: BJP's Chakradhar Gogoi eyes return, faces Congress' Pranjal Ghatowar
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Moran profile: BJP's Chakradhar Gogoi eyes return, faces Congress' Pranjal Ghatowar

The Moran constituency is expected to go to the polls on 27 March as part of the first phase of the 2021 Assam Assembly election