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Guwahati: The BJP continued its winning streak in Assam panchayat polls, marching ahead of its closest rival Congress and alliance partner Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) which contested independently, as counting of votes continued for the third day on Friday.
Published 14-Dec-2018 23:23 IST
Guwahati: The BJP has won the highest number of seats in the first day of counting of panchayat polls in Assam on Wednesday, with 45 per cent of declared results going in its favour, followed by the Congress, the state election commission said.
Published 12-Dec-2018 23:32 IST
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday extended till December 31 the deadline for filing claims and objection by around 40 lakh people who were left out of Assam's draft National Register of Citizens (NRC).
Published 12-Dec-2018 20:29 IST
Guwahati: An Assam Police sub-inspector was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 in Nalbari district on Tuesday, police said.
Published 12-Dec-2018 02:00 IST
Guwahati: Members of nearly 70 ethnic groups from Assam held a protest against Modi government's Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016, at Delhi's Jantar Mantar on Monday.
Published 10-Dec-2018 16:48 IST
Guwahati: The largest tea body of Assam on Sunday slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who often refer to himself as a "chaiwala", for not being considerate towards the state's tea garden workers' plight and urged him to implement the promised minimum wage of Rs 350 before the new year starts.
Published 09-Dec-2018 16:50 IST
Guwahati: An estimated 38 per cent voters exercised their franchise till noon on Sunday in the second phase of panchayat polls in 10 districts of Assam which was largely peaceful, state election commission officials said.
Published 09-Dec-2018 15:13 IST
Guwahati: As the second phase of panchayat election campaigning ended on Friday, a video clip surfaced on Saturday that showed a BJP MLA instructing his party workers to steal vote stamps from the election centres.
Published 09-Dec-2018 09:14 IST | Updated 10:05 IST
Nalbari (Assam): It was a usual day for wheelchair-bound Girin Rajbongshi until he realised he had won a lottery that bagged him a swanky BMW transforming his life from rags to riches.
Published 08-Dec-2018 13:25 IST | Updated 14:52 IST
Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagadish Mukhi on Friday hailed the achievements of the armed forces during various wars.
Published 08-Dec-2018 07:47 IST
Guwahati: Around 73 per cent voters exercised their franchise in repolling for panchayat election held in 15 polling stations of seven districts of Assam on Friday, Assam State Election Commission sources said.
Published 07-Dec-2018 21:54 IST
Guwahati: Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Thursday congratulated Sahitya Akademi award winners Sananta Tanti and Rituraj Basumatary from the state.
Published 06-Dec-2018 19:08 IST | Updated 19:44 IST
Guwahati: Opposition Congress on Wednesday filed a complaint against the Prime Minister's Office for allegedly violating the model code of conduct for panchayat polls in Assam by announcing the date of inauguration of the Bogibeel bridge in the state.
Published 05-Dec-2018 23:32 IST
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's longest railroad bridge on December 25.
Published 05-Dec-2018 14:22 IST
Diphu: Four persons were trampled to death by a wild elephant at three nearby villages in West Karbi Anglong district on Tuesday, official sources said.
Published 05-Dec-2018 02:15 IST
Guwahati: Over 65 per cent polling was recorded in the first phase of the panchayat election in Assam on Wednesday during which voters at several places complained of anomalies in ballot papers and the authorities have ordered repoll in around 20 polling stations.
Published 05-Dec-2018 02:00 IST | Updated 23:15 IST
Guwahati: About 68 per cent people in India are protein deficient, while 71 per cent have poor muscle health, a recent survey has pointed out.
Published 03-Dec-2018 21:29 IST
Guwahati: A joint team of Army and police arrested nine cadres of the anti-talk faction of National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) along the Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border on Sunday evening, officials said.
Published 03-Dec-2018 09:26 IST
Guwahati: A total of 1,40,000 civil employees and one lakh security personnel will be deployed for the Panchayat polls in Assam, which will be held in two phases on December 5 and December 9 in 26 districts and 14 civil sub-divisions.
Published 03-Dec-2018 07:53 IST
Diphu: At least five persons were killed and 50 others injured, many of them seriously, when the truck in which they were travelling fell into a roadside ditch in central Assam's West Karbi Anglong district on Sunday, police said.
Published 02-Dec-2018 23:28 IST

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