Coronavirus Outbreak: Led by Himanta Biswa Sarma, Assam medical fraternity takes a leap of faith in fight against COVID-19
Everyone in the country is nervous, only that people like Jenita Baruah, Dhiraj Pathak, Arun Kumar Konwar, Swapna Bhumic Das, Ratnawati Doley and many other unknown faces from the medical fraternity are braver than the rest.
BJP's Mizoram ally MNF votes in favour of resolution on religious freedom; don't follow saffron party's ideologies, says CM Zoramthanga
The Mizoram Assembly on Friday, including BJP ally, Mizo National Front (MNF) unanimously adopted a private member's resolution asking the Centre to take measures for the protection of religious freedom enshrined in the Constitution
Centre will expel all illegal immigrants from country, says Amit Shah during Assam visit; insists laws specific to region won't be touched
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has not been consigned to oblivion and will be brought again, Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday
Congress in Assam: Infighting, lobbying, exodus hurl erstwhile political powerhouse down path of self-destruction
It is often alleged that due to the appeasement practice, undeserving candidates got tickets to fight the elections resulting in humiliating defeats for the Congress.
Day after 10 SDF MLAs join BJP, two others join SKM; ex-CM Pawan Kumar Chamling lone legislator left from party
A day after its 10 MLAs joined BJP, Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF), suffered further jolt Wednesday when two other legislators of the party switched over to the ruling Sikkim Krantikari Morcha
Lok Sabha election: AGP's vacillation on citizenship bill, U-turn on alliance with BJP points to party on road to extinction
Once a regional political powerhouse with Assamese sub-nationalism as its credo and pregnant with immense possibilities for the future, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is a pale shadow of its former self
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma calls Citizenship Bill 'non issue', says people in North East more concerned about national issues
Terming the Citizenship Amendment Bill a non-issue, BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the people of the North East are "nationalists" and more concerned about national issues.
25 BJP leaders quit to join Conrad Sangma's NPP; mass desertion in Arunachal Pradesh weeks before state, LS polls
The NPP, which is a constituent member of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), has decided to field 40 candidates in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly polls.
Himanta Biswa Sarma has to cut short Delhi dreams: BJP brass asks Assam minister to strengthen party in North East amid Citizenship Bill row
Himanta Biswa Sarma comes handy for the BJP to forge these alliances and device a common election strategy. The BJP is depending on Sarma who helped them form the alliances during the Assam Assembly election two years ago.
Congress fails to seize opportunity created by Citizenship Amendment Bill as BJP fights back to retain grip on North East
BJP has set an ambitious target of winning more than 20 seats out of 25 for the North East Democratic Alliance.
The NEDA convenor was addressing a joint press conference with Assam BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass and AGP president Atul Bora
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.
Himanta Biswa Sarma says not passing citizenship bill 'defeat' for Assam, asserts NDA will bring it once BJP gets majority in Rajya Sabha
The Citizenship Bill is set to lapse on 3 June when the term of the present Lok Sabha ends.
BJP could have avoided messy situation in Assam over citizenship bill; 'people feel cheated' with last-minute damage-control plan
The extraordinary episode is yet another testimony of the anxieties of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam which seems to be caught between the popular movement against the Citizenship Amendment Bill and the party’s decision to pass it in Parliament.
BJP seeks 'middle ground' as North East shuns citizenship bill, but quest to make inroads in Bengal seems greater priority
The Citizen (Amendment) Bill, 2019, relaxes the eligibility rules to get Indian citizenship for immigrants belonging to six minority religions — Hindus, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains, Parsis and Christians — from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.
10 North East political parties, JD(U) oppose Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 'in one voice' after meeting in Guwahati
A meeting among representatives of ten political parties of the northeast along with the Janata Dal (United) at Guwahati, unanimously decided that the parties would oppose the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, Meghalaya chief minister Conrad Sangma said.
MNF president Zoramthanga takes oath as Mizoram chief minister, ceremony held at Aizawl's Raj Bhavan
Mizo National Front (MNF) president Zoramthanga, who has been chief minister of Mizoram twice, is a former underground leader and a close aide of the legendary MNF leader Laldenga.
Governor Kummanam Rajasekharan formally invited Zoramthanga on Wednesday to form the next government after receiving the signed notification of the result from Election Commission officials who arrived here late in the evening, Raj Bhavan sources said.
Mizoram Election Results: With ally Mizo National Front's emphatic win in state, BJP's inroads into North East complete
For a party pursuing an avowedly Hindutva agenda and usually identified with the trappings of all that is Brahmanical patriarchy, it was considered inconceivable that the saffron party would find such appeal in the North East.
Mizoram Assembly Election 2018: Mizo National Front rules out forming electoral alliance with ally BJP
MNF chief Zoramthanga had made it clear that his party would go alone and would not form any alliance with BJP or other political parties.