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EC team on a three-day visit to Assam to review preparations; state polls due in March-April
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EC team on a three-day visit to Assam to review preparations; state polls due in March-April

The team discussed various issues like electoral roll, EVM/VVPAT, polling stations, transportation, security and COVID-19 with officials from all districts

EC starts preparation for five Assembly polls due in April-May 2021, sends officials to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu
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EC starts preparation for five Assembly polls due in April-May 2021, sends officials to West Bengal and Tamil Nadu

A high-stakes political battle is expected in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Assam, Kerala and Puducherry, where the terms of legislative Assemblies will end between May and June

AASU-AJYCP form committees as they look to foray into politics ahead of Assam polls 2021
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AASU-AJYCP form committees as they look to foray into politics ahead of Assam polls 2021

The committee will include former Rajya Sabha member Nagen Saikia, writer-journalist Arup Kumar Dutta, filmmaker Jahnu Barua, and former Meghalaya governor Ranjit Shekhar Mooshahary, among others

BJP sweeps Assam tribal council polls amid Citizenship Bill row, but Lok Sabha elections will be a different ball game
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BJP sweeps Assam tribal council polls amid Citizenship Bill row, but Lok Sabha elections will be a different ball game

For the BJP, extrapolating the results of local polls to the looming parliamentary elections may be an exercise fraught with danger

BJP sweeping the Assam tribal council polls highlights huge gap between electoral narratives and reality
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BJP sweeping the Assam tribal council polls highlights huge gap between electoral narratives and reality

The tribal council elections have just ended in Assam, and the BJP has swept the polls. This may have come as a surprise for those who expected the BJP to be punished for its misadventures with the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill. News emerging from Assam painted a bleak picture of the BJP's 'mismanagement' and blunders with a bill that apparently further marginalises the indigenous tribes of Assam and endangers their identity.

Assam voters get medals for turning up early at polling booths
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Assam voters get medals for turning up early at polling booths

Special steps taken by the election department to attract voters to the polling station struck a chord with the electorate in Kamrup (Metro) district on Monday.

Make sure BJP alliance gets an absolute majority: PM Modi tells Assam
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Make sure BJP alliance gets an absolute majority: PM Modi tells Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the people of Assam to vote decisively for the BJP, warning that a hung assembly will hurt the state.

Assam Assembly polls 2016: 20 percent votes cast in initial hours of voting
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Assam Assembly polls 2016: 20 percent votes cast in initial hours of voting

At least 20 percent voters in Assam exercised their franchise during the initial hours of polling to decide the fate of 539 contestants in 65 constituencies.

Assam polls 2016: Perfume baron with global business hopes to be kingmaker in elections
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Assam polls 2016: Perfume baron with global business hopes to be kingmaker in elections

A perfume baron with signature outlets and distribution centres in more than 30 countries around the world is waiting in the wings in Assam.

Politics of citizenship: Issue of illegal immigration comes under spotlight yet again in Assam
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Politics of citizenship: Issue of illegal immigration comes under spotlight yet again in Assam

The familiar politics of citizenship has peaked in poll-bound Assam with the BJP invoking the issue with a fresh promise to stop illegal infiltration.

Assam polls: Congress releases second list of candidates
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Assam polls: Congress releases second list of candidates

The Congress on Monday released the second list of candidates for 57 constituencies which will go to the poll on 11 April.

With local revolts giving fresh impetus to Congress, the field is wide open for all parties in Assam
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With local revolts giving fresh impetus to Congress, the field is wide open for all parties in Assam

The grass root revolt in both the local BJP and the AGP in Assam has given a whole new dimension to state politics.

Assam Assembly polls: BJP announces names of 88 candidates, includes Sonowal and Sarma
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Assam Assembly polls: BJP announces names of 88 candidates, includes Sonowal and Sarma

BJP on Wednesday night announced the names of 88 candidates for the Assam assembly polls including those of its chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal, former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma and Lok Sabha MP Kamakhya Prasad Tasha, who has been fielded against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Assam polls: Amit Shah says victory for BJP-BPF alliance would end Bangladeshi infiltration
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Assam polls: Amit Shah says victory for BJP-BPF alliance would end Bangladeshi infiltration

If the BJP forms a government in Assam, it will end illegal infiltration from Bangladesh, BJP president Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Assam: 35 percent voters cast ballot till noon
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Assam: 35 percent voters cast ballot till noon

Thirty-five per cent of the 64,41,634 voters exercised their franchise till noon today in five Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam where four persons clashed with CRPF personnel demanding that they be allowed to cast their vote first in Kaliabor constituency

Congress is set to do better in Assam, AGP falters
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Congress is set to do better in Assam, AGP falters

Assam voters may bring Gogoi back to power. Competitors are simply not match enough.