Assam Congress News
WATCH: ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ becomes ‘party todo yatra’ in Assam
A clash between two groups of Congress workers broke out during a meeting to discuss the Bharat Jodo Yatra at Rajiv Bhawan in Assam's Dhubri district
Assam Congress suspends MLA arrested for provocative remarks
MLA Sherman Ali Ahmad was arrested for allegedly making communal remarks on the recent eviction drive in Darrang district of Assam.
Four-time Assam MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi resigns from Congress, to join BJP on 21 June
Rupjyoti Kurmi, a prominent tea tribe leader, is the son of former Assam minister late Rupam Kurmi, and has been elected from Mariani constituency since 2006
Assam Assembly election 2021, Gohpur profile: Congress fights to regain control of seat from BJP
Borah won the last polls with 58.26% of the vote share. The runner-up was the Congress' Monika Bora, who won 56,489 votes
Sushmita Dev with party, says Assam Congress amid 'differences' over seat-sharing and ticket distribution
Earlier, Dev had reportedly barged out of a Congress meeting and her supporters had demonstrated against Congress leaders who favoured allotting more seats to AIUDF in the Barak Valley
Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest
Taimur occupied the chief minister's office from December 1980 to June 1981 as a member of the Congress
Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar dies in Guwahati; ex-governor of Bihar and Tripura was 86
Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar died of old age ailments at his Guwahati residence on Saturday. He was 86
Sonowal promises to grant land pattas to over 40,000 landless indigenous people; clearly define criteria, Congress tells Assam CM
The Congress has asked the state government to define the term indigenous since the Sarbananda Sonowal government in Assam has decided to provide land pattas to more than 40,000 landless indigenous people on 28 January
Bhubaneswar Kalita likely to join BJP today: Former Congress chief whip was a tall leader from Assam
Kalita’s sudden resignation from the Upper House on the day home minister Amit Shah introduced the bill to revoke Article 370, had triggered numerous speculations regarding his subsequent silence and next move.
Congress will seek support from all parties opposed to Citizenship Bill, says Tarun Gogoi; claims party will kill it if voted to power
Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi Monday said the party will seek support from all organisations and social groups who are opposed to the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the coming Lok Sabha elections.
What ailes the Grand Old Party: Congress' problems begin and end at the top
The Congress has reasons to be concerned that it is no longer recognised as an attractive home or destination. In recent weeks, only Navjot Singh Sidhu has joined it, but not before he first tried his luck with the Aam Admi Party after quitting the BJP.
BJP won due to false propaganda, claims Assam Congress vice-president
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".
Crisis hits Assam Congress as rebels opposing Gogoi threaten to split party
Even as Assam, one of the few states governed by the Congress, is going to polls early next year, it has been hit by crisis as reports suggest that rebel MLAs and leaders plan to split away from the party.
Assam Cong MLAs to write to Sonia Gandhi, suggest corrective measures
"We discussed the causes of our party's defeat. On this basis we resolved to send a letter to Sonia Gandhi tomorrow to give her a picture of the situation and suggest corrective measures," Sarma said.