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Assam Assembly election 2021, Akhil Gogoi profile: Raijor Dal founder wins Sibsagar constituency from jail
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Akhil Gogoi profile: Raijor Dal founder wins Sibsagar constituency from jail

Gogoi became the first Assamese to win an election without hitting the campaign trail.

Assam Assembly Election 2021, Sarbananda Sonowal profile: BJP leader records second straight win from Majuli
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Assam Assembly Election 2021, Sarbananda Sonowal profile: BJP leader records second straight win from Majuli

Credited with challenging the controversial Illegal Migrants' Determination by Tribunal Act in the Supreme Court which finally scrapped it, Sonowal began his foray into politics with the All Assam Students' Union

Assam polls: People in state have shown 'red card' to Congress-led Mahajoth, says Narendra Modi
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Assam polls: People in state have shown 'red card' to Congress-led Mahajoth, says Narendra Modi

At a rally in Kokrajhar, the BJP leader alleged that the previous Congress-led governments in the state and at the Centre did nothing to check violence in the Bodoland areas

Assam Election 2021: 39 seats to vote in Phase 2 today; list of constituencies, key candidates in fray
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Assam Election 2021: 39 seats to vote in Phase 2 today; list of constituencies, key candidates in fray

The first phase of elections in the state was held on 27 March, while voting in the third and final phase is scheduled to be held on 6 April

Assam Assembly election 2021, Ripun Bora profile: Congress' state chief hopes to retain Gohpur stronhold
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Ripun Bora profile: Congress' state chief hopes to retain Gohpur stronhold

In 2016, Bora was both elected to the Rajya Sabha after which he was appointed the Assam Congress chief in place of Anjan Datta, who died after a brief illness, by Sonia Gandhi

Assam Assembly election 2021, Hitendra Nath Goswami profile: Assembly Speaker and ex-AGP minister is a famed orator
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Assam Assembly election 2021, Hitendra Nath Goswami profile: Assembly Speaker and ex-AGP minister is a famed orator

A legislator with administrative experience, he is renowned for his oratory. He is the founder conveyor of the North East Region Students Union (NERSU)

Assam Assembly Election 2021, Ajanta Neog profile: Upper Assam leader looks poised to deliver for BJP
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Assam Assembly Election 2021, Ajanta Neog profile: Upper Assam leader looks poised to deliver for BJP

Neog, a senior minister in all three governments of late chief minister Tarun Gogoi, and a powerful leader in Upper Assam, has held the Golaghat seat since 2001

Assam Assembly Elections 2021, Sushmita Dev profile: Congress leader faces uncertain future in party, politics
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Assam Assembly Elections 2021, Sushmita Dev profile: Congress leader faces uncertain future in party, politics

A lawyer by profession, Dev has a BA (Hons) in Political Science, Bachelor of Laws (LLB), Masters in Law(LLM) and Bar-At-Law (UK)

Assam Assembly Election 2021, Lurinjyoti Gogoi profile: AJP chief started political career with AASU, has strong regional roots
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Assam Assembly Election 2021, Lurinjyoti Gogoi profile: AJP chief started political career with AASU, has strong regional roots

Lurinjyoti was born in Morankari Gaon, Laipuli Gram Panchayat, Tinsukia district to Prabin Gogoi and Dulu Gogoi

Pradip Gogoi held for 'plotting' to kill Himanta Biswa Sarma: ULFA leader's arrest ahead of polls shocks Assam
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Pradip Gogoi held for 'plotting' to kill Himanta Biswa Sarma: ULFA leader's arrest ahead of polls shocks Assam

A press release issued by ULFA (Pro Talks) has condemned and expressed shock over Gogoi’s arrest. It warned that the incident could have an adverse impact on the ongoing peace process.

Assam Assembly Election 2021: Perfume baron-turned-politician Badruddin Ajmal may play kingmaker
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Assam Assembly Election 2021: Perfume baron-turned-politician Badruddin Ajmal may play kingmaker

Ajmal has a Fazil-e Deoband (equivalent to a Master's Degree in Islamic Theology and Arabic), is the founding president of the NGO Markazul Ma'arif, and the managing trustee of HAMM Public Trust, Hojai

Congress' Tariq Anwar says delay in finalising seat-sharing for Bihar polls affected Grand Alliance's tally
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Congress' Tariq Anwar says delay in finalising seat-sharing for Bihar polls affected Grand Alliance's tally

Anwar, Congress general secretary and a veteran leader from Bihar, said the results were "definitely below" the party's expectations and it was a setback to bag only 19 seats

Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram
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Disappointed with party's performance in Bihar polls, CWC will review it soon, says P Chidambaram

The Congress managed to win only 19 of the 70 seats it had contested, down from its previous tally of 27 seats out of the 41 seats it had fought in the 2015 Assembly elections

Bihar Assembly election result 2020: Redemption for Tejashwi or another term for Nitish; today's counting to decide
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Bihar Assembly election result 2020: Redemption for Tejashwi or another term for Nitish; today's counting to decide

Most exit polls have predicted a rout for the ruling JD(U)-BJP combine and a resounding victory for Grand Alliance led by Tejashwi, whose party drew a blank in the 2019 general elections

Nitish slams Lalu, says those producing 8-9 kids for sons can't give Bihar right ideals; Tejashwi hits back
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Nitish slams Lalu, says those producing 8-9 kids for sons can't give Bihar right ideals; Tejashwi hits back

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav said that by making such comments Nitish is also targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has 5-6 brothers and sisters, adding that the Bihar CM's comment was an affront to dignity of women

RLSP, out of Mahagathbandhan, stitches new alliance ahead of Bihar polls with BSP, Janatantrik Party (Socialist)
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RLSP, out of Mahagathbandhan, stitches new alliance ahead of Bihar polls with BSP, Janatantrik Party (Socialist)

BSP, meanwhile, agreed to endorse RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha as the CM candidate, stating that the goal of this alliance was to provide equal rights to Dalits, Adivasis, and minorities

Bihar Assembly election: RJD promises 10 lakh permanent government jobs if voted to power
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Bihar Assembly election: RJD promises 10 lakh permanent government jobs if voted to power

Tejashwi Yadav also took a dig at BJP saying that RJD "is not like those who achieve power with a promise of two crore jobs every year and leave Bihar bankrupt after 15 years of rule"

Bypolls to Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency, five Assembly seats in Bihar on Monday; ruling NDA to take on RJD-led Grand Alliance
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Bypolls to Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency, five Assembly seats in Bihar on Monday; ruling NDA to take on RJD-led Grand Alliance

Voting will take place for Samastipur (SC) Lok Sabha seat besides Kishanganj, Nathnagar, Belhar, Simri Bakhtiyarpur and Daraunda Assembly constituencies

Chandrababu Naidu to meet Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata today to discuss post-poll alliance ahead of Lok Sabha election result
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Chandrababu Naidu to meet Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata today to discuss post-poll alliance ahead of Lok Sabha election result

A day after meeting Congress president Rahul Gandhi and UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will meet West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday

Shiv Sena mocks Chandrababu Naidu's efforts to unite Opposition, says AP CM is exhausting himself 'without reason'
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Shiv Sena mocks Chandrababu Naidu's efforts to unite Opposition, says AP CM is exhausting himself 'without reason'

Shiv Sena on Monday took a dig at Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu and mocked his efforts to form a non-BJP government at the Centre.