May 10, 2021 03:05 PM IST
"We will start working from tomorrow to achieve this objective," Sarma told reporters here after taking oath.
- May 10, 2021 01:10 PM IST
The BJP leadership knows that the road ahead for the BJP could be tricky in Assam. It will have to deliver results which could be possible only with a proactive chief minister
- May 09, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The BJP had not announced a chief ministerial candidate before the recent Legislative Assembly elections. This had led to speculation over the last week about who would become Assam’s next chief minister.
- May 05, 2021 04:30 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma's handling of the first wave of Covid-19 as state health minister earned him praise, while Sarbananda Sonowal is known for taking a strong stance against corruption in the state. Whom will the BJP central leadership choose to lead Assam for the next five years?
- May 03, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Having not named a chief ministerial candidate during the assembly election campaign, the BJP will now have the headache of deciding between two popular faces -- Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma.
- May 03, 2021 08:58 AM IST
Assembly Election Result 2021 Highlights: With the results out in West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry, the process of government formation has begun
- May 02, 2021 11:26 PM IST
The opposition 'Grand Alliance' comprising the Congress, AIUDF and eight other parties won 50 seats.
- May 02, 2021 08:41 PM IST
Gandhi remarks came soon after the Congress failed to win back states of Kerala, Assam and Puducherry and fared poorly in West Bengal, while only romping to power with the help of its ally DMK in Tamil Nadu.
- May 02, 2021 08:41 PM IST
Will the BJP be finally able to shed its ‘Hindi-speaking North Indian party’ image in Assam? The answer to this will depend on how well the AJP and the RD are able to politically mobilise themselves in the next five years within a complex matrix of ethnic identities
- May 02, 2021 07:00 PM IST
Organisationally, the Congress has been weak for the past 6-7 years. It has failed to induct fresh blood ever since the youth brigade led by Himanta Biswa Sarma joined the BJP in 2015.
- May 02, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The BJP and the Congress are on the back foot. The regional parties have yet again shown that they have it in them to stop the BJP juggernaut
- May 02, 2021 01:00 PM IST
Assam Election Result 2021: BJP candidates are leading in 54 seats, while those of its ally AGP in 10 and UPPL in seven.
- May 02, 2021 12:48 PM IST
Assam Election Result 2021: The ruling BJP-led NDA is surging ahead of the Grand Alliance spearheaded by the Congress, leading in 77 of the 119 seats, trends available on the Election Commission website at 12.15 pm showed.
- May 02, 2021 09:49 AM IST
Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 | Patacharkuchi constituency: Ranjeet Kumar Dass wrested Patacharkuchi from AJP's Pabindra Deka.
- May 02, 2021 09:44 AM IST
Assam Election Result 2021 | Titabar Assembly Constituency: Congress' Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah is contesting against Hemanta Kalita of BJP and Sailendra Kumar Hazarika of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP).
- May 02, 2021 09:34 AM IST
Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 | Sarukhetri constituency: Jakir Hussain Sikdar defeated singer Kalpana Patowary and AJP's Manik Chandra Bora.
- May 02, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Assam Election Result 2021 | Duliajan Assembly Constituency: Incumbent BJP MLA Terosh Gowala is up against Congress' Dhruba Jyoti Gogoi and Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP) President Lurinjyoti Gogoi.
- May 02, 2021 09:11 AM IST
Assam Assembly Election Result 2021 | Majuli Constituency: Current Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal from BJP seeks reelection as he fights against Rajib Lochan Pegu of Congress, Sishudhar Doley of Assam Jatiya Parishad (AJP).
- May 02, 2021 09:05 AM IST
Five Indian states will declare results on May 2 from local elections held in March and early April. The election results are seen as an early test of the impact the devastating second wave of the coronavirus pandemic is having on support for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his right-wing BJP party.
- May 02, 2021 08:51 AM IST
Assam Election Result 2021 | Over 82 percent of the 2.33 crore voters have exercised their franchise during the polling held on March 27, April 1 and April 6.
- May 02, 2021 07:31 AM IST
Assam Election Result 2021: A three-tier security apparatus has also been arranged at the 331 counting halls across the state.
- May 02, 2021 06:42 AM IST
Assam Election Result 2021 Highlights: BJP will clinch a comfortable win in the north eastern state as the alliance crosses the half way mark which stands at 64.
- May 01, 2021 07:04 PM IST
CAA and NRC are one of the most important issues for this election as major political parties partaking in the election have been divided into two sides of pro– and anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
- May 01, 2021 02:17 PM IST
Common voting and polling terms that will help you understand assembly election news better.
- Apr 30, 2021 08:39 AM IST
The BJP is at an advantage in West Bengal