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Apr 01, 2019
Ahead of Lok Sabha Election, AGP and BJP mum on Citizenship Amendment Bill; seek to corner Congress on Assam AccordIn 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.
Mar 14, 2019
Lok Sabha election: AGP's opposition to Citizenship Bill turns into mockery after party renews ties with BJPAGP 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.
Feb 21, 2019
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi claims NDA govt 'pressured' him to order extrajudicial killings; BJP rubbishes allegationTarun Gogoi, who helmed Assam for 15 years from 2001 to 2016, claimed Lal Krishna Advani, who was then the Union home minister, wanted to send former Punjab police chief KPS.
Jan 10, 2019
Citizenship Bill: Politicos, Assam civil society decry sedition case against Sahitya Akademi winner Hiren GohainFormer Assam Sahitya Sabha president Nagen Saikia came down heavily on the government for taking such a drastic step.
May 10, 2017
Dissent in AAP: Arvind Kejriwal following trajectory of Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, but will he get a second chance?This is what seems to have happened with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, after a Cabinet colleague and a close aide since the days of India Against Corruption movement, Kapil Mishra, accused him of bribery and forgery.
Aug 07, 2016
Sarbananda Sonowal in Kokrajhar: Assam CM says 'NDFB is behind this' while promising 'strong action'Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday visited the Friday attack site in Kokrajhar and said strong action would be taken against the perpetrators who killed 14 civilians
Jun 29, 2016
Oilfield auctions: Allies BJP, AGP not on same page as protests erupt in AssamFormer Assam chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta expressed his discomfort by stating that a common minimum program has to be formulated among the allying political parties of the BJP-led government in Assam on such contentious issues.
May 24, 2016
Sarbananda Sonowal to take oath as Assam CM at spectacular event: No 'Saarc'-asm here!With the electoral success in Assam, it was no surprise that the BJP is intending to make its leader Sarbananda Sonowal's swearing-in as a grand event.
May 13, 2016
'We are definitely going to get the majority': CM Gogoi on Assam pollsAssam CM Tarun Gogoi has ruled out any possibility of forming a secular Third Front as he is "confident" of returning to power for the fourth time
Mar 23, 2016
Assam Assembly polls: State's poster boy sinks into oblivion as Kanhaiya adorns Congress hoardingsIn 1985, when Mahanta took oath as chief minister of Assam, the student leader had emerged fresh out a movement — the Assam Agitation (1979-1985) — that had instilled new hopes in the minds of the people that a better tomorrow awaited Assam.