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Assam Assembly Election 2021: United People's Party Liberal, BPF release first list of candidates
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: United People's Party Liberal, BPF release first list of candidates

The UPPL is a part of the NDA with the BJP and the Asom Gana Parishad, while BPF, which was part of the BJP-led state government, has joined the Congress-led Opposition Grand Alliance

Assam Assembly election 2021, Chapaguri profile: BOPF's Thaneswar Basumatary won seat with a margin of 1,481 seats
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Chapaguri profile: BOPF's Thaneswar Basumatary won seat with a margin of 1,481 seats

The Chapaguri constituency will go to the polls in the third phase of the Assam Assembly election on 6 April

Bodoland People’s Front 'ends friendship' with BJP ahead of Assam Assembly polls; joins hands with Congress
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Bodoland People’s Front 'ends friendship' with BJP ahead of Assam Assembly polls; joins hands with Congress

The breakup between the allies was in offing for some time, as BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced two weeks ago that the saffron party will not be renewing its alliance with the BPF

Assam Assembly election 2021, Mangaldoi profile: BJP, Congress emerge as main contenders for seat
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Mangaldoi profile: BJP, Congress emerge as main contenders for seat

The seat is held by BJP candidate Gurujyoti Das, who had secured 73,423 votes in the 2016 election. This was 41.31 percent of the vote share

Bodoland Territorial Council polls: BPF's Kamal Shing Narzary booked for calling BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka ‘sex worker’
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Bodoland Territorial Council polls: BPF's Kamal Shing Narzary booked for calling BJP MLA Angoorlata Deka ‘sex worker’

The BJP and the BPF, otherwise a part of a coalition government in the state, are separately contesting the BTC election and have been engaged in a bitter campaign

Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord
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Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam Accord

In 2014, the BJP won seven of the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam while the Congress managed to win only three seats when Modi wave swept the country.

Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP
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Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJP

AGP has sought three of the total 14 Lok Sabha seats in the state and one of the two Rajya Sabha seats that will fall vacant soon.

BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav
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BJP has sealed several alliances in North East, aims at winning at least 22 Lok Sabha seats, says Ram Madhav

The BJP leader will be holding a meeting with Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb and leaders of the IPFT in Agartala on Wednesday. The alliances have been finalised under the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance's political coalition with the regional parties of the region.

Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill
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Asom Gana Parishad partners with BJP again to fight 2019 Lok Sabha polls, two months after severing ties over citizenship bill

The Asom Gana Parishad had in January, 2019 withdrew its support to the BJP government in Assam in protest against the Centre's decision to go ahead with the bill, which seeks to grant nationality to non-Muslims from Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Pakistan after six years of residence in India

Sword of Constitution (ST) Amendment Bill, 2019 hangs over Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam CM walks tightrope over expansion of Scheduled Tribe list
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Sword of Constitution (ST) Amendment Bill, 2019 hangs over Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam CM walks tightrope over expansion of Scheduled Tribe list

The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that seeks to expand the list of Scheduled Tribes (ST) in Assam is hanging like the Sword of Damocles over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition government headed by Sarbananda Sonowal.

Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'
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Sarbananda Sonowal backs Citizenship Bill: 'Jatiya Nayak' Assam CM teeters on brink of political fall for 'betrayal'

For a student leader who went on to become the Jatiya Nayak and then the chief minister, the rise and fall of Sarbananda Sonowal in the public eye has been mercurial.

Assam panchayat election: Counting for two-phase polls underway after re-polling at 53 stations across state
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Assam panchayat election: Counting for two-phase polls underway after re-polling at 53 stations across state

Initial trends from most areas in Assam are expected only by Wednesday afternoon. However, the final results from across various districts are likely to be available only by Thursday as voting was carried out using paper ballots.

Of no fixed abode: Former ward commissioner from Bongaigaon, left out of NRC, intends to fight for 'genuine citizens'
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Of no fixed abode: Former ward commissioner from Bongaigaon, left out of NRC, intends to fight for 'genuine citizens'

"Could I have held an elected post if I was not a citizen of this country?” says former ward commissioner Samrat Bhowal, his voice choking with emotion.

Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry on 9 April; 4 BJP MLAs, 1 each from AGP, BPF in line for berths
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Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry on 9 April; 4 BJP MLAs, 1 each from AGP, BPF in line for berths

AGP MLA from Barpeta Phani Bhushan Choudhury and BPF MLA Emmanuel Mosahary from Tamulpur constituency are likely to get ministerial berths in the Sarbananda Sonowal ministry in Assam.

Assam's NRC quandary Part 3: Sarbananda Sonowal will have his hands full in 2018 with draft citizenship registry, electoral roll
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Assam's NRC quandary Part 3: Sarbananda Sonowal will have his hands full in 2018 with draft citizenship registry, electoral roll

The NRC issue appears to be a double-edged sword for the Sonowal government as all eyes will now be on how it handles the political developments post publication of the final electoral roll, 2018 and the draft NRC.

Mission North East: BJP makes quiet inroads as regional parties flock to offer support
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Mission North East: BJP makes quiet inroads as regional parties flock to offer support

The question arises—has the BJP compromised or diluted its known Hindutva ideology to gain space in the North East, particularly in the Christian-majority states?

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.

Assam poll 2016: Tired of playing second fiddle to Bhutan, border town Garageline votes for a better tomorrow
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Assam poll 2016: Tired of playing second fiddle to Bhutan, border town Garageline votes for a better tomorrow

Tamulpur MLA Emmanuel Mosahary allegedly did not visit Garageline in Assam on the Indo-Bhutan border even once after winning the last Assembly election.

Assam 2016: For many non-Bodos, this Assembly election is a fight against 'Bodo hegemony'
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Assam 2016: For many non-Bodos, this Assembly election is a fight against 'Bodo hegemony'

Saddled precariously on a cauldron of widening linguistic and cultural differences, both Bodos and non-Bodos would have to come forward to find a political solution soon lest these differences spill over from an electoral battlefield to an actual battlefield.

Former rebel chieftain and Congress ally is now BJP's great big hope to grab power in Assam
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Former rebel chieftain and Congress ally is now BJP's great big hope to grab power in Assam

A former rebel chieftain, among the most active insurgent leaders in Assam's Bodo heartland between 1996 and 2003, is today a key ally for the BJP in Assam