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'D' voters issue rocks Assam assembly, 18 AIUDF MLAs expelled
All 18 members of opposition All India United Democratic Front were expelled from the Assam assembly on Monday, the opening day of the monsoon session by Speaker Pranab Kumar Gogoi amidst noisy......
BJP, allies secure simple majority in Assam
The Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies on Thursday secured simple majority by bagging 64 seats in the 126-member Assam assembly. The BJP alone has won 44 seats and is leading in 17 while its......
Assam triumph enhances BJP's north-east chances
'The win in Assam is likely to have a ripple effect in north-eastern states like Manipur and Nagaland which have been reluctant to embrace the BJP in the past,' says Nitin A Gokhale, the......
Stage set for Assam first phase assembly polls on Monday
Over 95 lakh voters will decide the fate of 539 candidates, including 43 females, in 65 constituencies spread across the state. IMAGE: Election officials examine the Electronic Voting......
Assam polls: 'Infiltration, misgovernance' to be BJP-AGP combine's core issues
Formally announcing its tie-up with the Asom Gana Parishad in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Thursday said the assembly election in the key northeastern state will be a contest between......
Assam becomes the first state to ratify GST
The GST Bill, seen as single biggest tax reform in a long time, needs to be ratified by at least 15 state legislatures before the President can notify the GST Council which will decide the new tax......
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