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
Historians, Assamese Muslims slam Jamiat Ulema-I-Hind theory calling natives 'migrants', term it distortion of history
The theory claims that the immigrants from the region known as Bangladesh today have Dravidian ancestry and were once residents of the land which is known as Assam today.
Congress in Assam: Despite a series of defeats, young bloods prepare to fight back and help party 'rise like a phoenix'
There is no question that Congress will have to use everything in their armamentarium to prove that to win again in Assam is not a Sisyphean job for the party.
Assam Congress chief Ripun Bora sumbits resignation to Rahul Gandhi for 'humilating defeat' of party in Lok Sabha polls
Congress leader Ripun Bora submitted his resignation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi from the post of president of Assam Pradesh Congress Committee after the "humiliating defeat" of the party in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.
Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora on Thursday urged the Union home minister Rajnath Singh to intervene in the National Register of Citizenship (NRC) updating process.
The Governor said that Eid-ul-Fitr is also an occasion for happiness and merrymaking, which is marked by the spirit of universal brotherhood.
Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Friday described the militant attack in Assam's Kokrajhar town as "mindless and dastardly" and said the perpetrators of such acts should be dealt with in the "severest possible manner".
Releasing the list, Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Anjan Dutta said the party was hopeful of winning most of the seats in the second phase of the upcoming Assam Assembly election.
The party is, however, open to join hands with any other "secular" force for the election, which is slated to take place within next three months.
Anjan Dutta, who is a former state transport minister, said he would review performance of office-bearers of all committees and the election for the post of the state committee would be held in May next year.