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Newsroom diaries 2016: Momos from Bhutan and ruggedness of a political terrain called Assam
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Newsroom diaries 2016: Momos from Bhutan and ruggedness of a political terrain called Assam

Away from the 'field' for so many years, I was apprehensive and the prospect of botching up the mission always kept me on tenterhooks.

Death of dynastic rule? Here's why the Congress is unravelling rapidly
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Death of dynastic rule? Here's why the Congress is unravelling rapidly

The Congress is prone to describing the ongoing rebellion in its ranks, as also the departure of leaders from its fold, as glowing examples of opportunism bedevilling Indian politics. What the Congress fails to comprehend is that opportunism is inevitable in a system which privileges dynasty over ideology

Buoyant Amit Shah sets all-important 2017 UP election as BJP's next target
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Buoyant Amit Shah sets all-important 2017 UP election as BJP's next target

Fresh from a thumping victory in Assam and a good showing in West Bengal and Kerala, BJP president Amit Shah is in an unusually buoyant mood and has now set high targets for himself and his party — winning the all-important Assembly election in Uttar Pradesh

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.

Xenophobia won BJP Assam, but ahead of UP polls, it's time for new election rhetoric
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Xenophobia won BJP Assam, but ahead of UP polls, it's time for new election rhetoric

With elections in Uttar Pradesh on the anvil, it could soon be a season of a different brand of vows BJP — in Rama's name.

Infiltration and allies: Not an easy road ahead for Assam CM Sonowal
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Infiltration and allies: Not an easy road ahead for Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal has a difficult road ahead. He not only has to deliver on the major promises made during the election campaign, he has to keep the BJP's alliance partners happy

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.

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.

Assembly Election 2016: Which candidates lost big time this poll season
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Assembly Election 2016: Which candidates lost big time this poll season

While elections are supposed to be about expecting the unexpected, here's a look at the candidates who lost despite the stars being in their favour.

Didi, Amma return; mummy and son suffer setback: Key takeaways from 2016 Assembly elections
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Didi, Amma return; mummy and son suffer setback: Key takeaways from 2016 Assembly elections

The final results for the election in four states and one Union Territory are yet to be announced but the outcome is pretty clear to by now and it was a helluva roller-coaster.

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.

Hold your celebrations: Why BJP should worry about a 'Congress-mukt' India
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Hold your celebrations: Why BJP should worry about a 'Congress-mukt' India

Results of elections in four major states indicate the BJP needs its arch rival to succeed — it feeds off the failures of the Congress.