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      BJP to retain Assam, high voting signals pro-incumbency: Jitendra Singh

      Published on Apr 06, 2021 10:43 PM IST

      With the conclusion of the third and final phase of polling on Tuesday for the Assam Assembly election, the BJP's victory is sealed for definite, he said.

      Union Minister Jitendra Singh speaks in Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (LSTV/ANI Photo)
      PTI | , New Delhi

      Assam records 84.96% turnout in Phase 3 of polls

      Sidli, Palasbari, Hajo and Jalukbari constituencies also recorded well high voter turnout during Phase 3 of the Assam assembly polls.

      Bodo tribal women show their fingers marked with indeligible ink, after casting their votes at a polling station during the 3rd phase of the Assembly election, at Bogalimari in Baksa district. (PTI)
      Published on Apr 06, 2021 03:23 PM IST
      By | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi/ Guwahati

      Assam: Voting for final phase of polls begins; high voter turnout expected

      A total of 337 candidates (including 25 women) are contesting from 40 of the 126 seats in the state in the third phase. Over 7.9 million voters will cast their vote in 11,401 polling stations

      An official makes preparations at a polling station on the eve of third phase of assembly election in Guahati, Assam. (AP)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 08:39 AM IST

      Assam: Alliances, independents set to make 3rd phase the most closely contested

      The Congress and the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), with which the former has allied with, won 50% or more of the ACs in this phase in the 2009 (LS) and 2011 elections.

      A polling official casts a postal vote for the Assam Assembly elections at a polling station, in Guwahati on Monday. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 06:02 AM IST

      181 votes cast in polling station with 90 voters; 5 officials suspended

      The incident occurred at a polling station at Khothlir LP School in the Halflong seat of Dima Hasao district, which went to polls in the second phase on April 1.

      This is the second incident of poll irregularity reported in Assam during this assembly election.(AP)
      Updated on Apr 06, 2021 12:44 AM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, Guwahati

      Assam set for final phase of polls on Tuesday in 40 assembly seats

      Eyes will be on Jalukbari and Patacharkuchi where BJP stalwarts Himanta Biswa Sarma and Ranjeet Dass will be contesting in the third and final phase of Assam polls.

      Himanta Biswa Sarma (4th from left) and BJP Assam chief Ranjeet Dass (3rd from right) will test their electoral fate in the third and final phase of the electoral polls. (PTI Photo)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 10:58 PM IST
      By | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      In Assam's Dima Hasao, 171 votes cast at booth that has 90 eligible voters

      The booth is in Assam's Haflong constituency where 90 people were eligible for voting but it was revealed that 171 votes were cast.

      Polling officials taking EVMs, VVPATs and other polling material to the polling booths from tough terrain, for the second phase of assembly elections in Dima Hasao on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 07:59 PM IST
      PTI | , Haflong, Assam

      Stage set for final phase of polls; voters hold the key

      A total of 337 candidates (25 women) are contesting from 40 of the total 126 seats in the state in the third phase. Over 7.9 million voters would cast their vote in 11,401 polling stations (316 all women)

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters during an election public rally in Tamulpur, Assam, on April 3. (ANI)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 06:14 PM IST

      In Assam, the election is all about the arithmetic

      The Hindu-Muslim polarisation is almost complete, with political choices of voters bound by their specific identities

      Poll officials take EVMs and other election material to remote areas on boats on the eve of the third phase of assembly elections in Kamrup on Monday. (ANI)
      Published on Apr 05, 2021 05:08 PM IST
      ByNeelanjan Sircar

      Badruddin Ajmal says AIUDF will support Congress CM in Assam

      Ajmal tweeted that his party is committed towards supporting a Congress CM in the state.

      Ajmal also said that if the coalition of parties is voted to power in Assam they will work equally for all communities. (PTI)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 09:50 PM IST
      PTI | , Guwahati

      EC tones down gag order on Himanta Biswa Sarma to 24 hours after apology

      Campaigning for the third and final phase of polls in the state ends on Sunday. A total of 40 seats including Jalukbari from where Sarma is contesting will go to polls in the third phase to be held on April 6.

      The Election Commission had barred Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for 48 hours on Friday in connection with a complaint by the Congress for threatening to put Bodoland Peoples’ Party (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary behind bars. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 07:03 PM IST

      EC accepts Himanta Biswa Sarma’s plea, reduces ban on his campaign rallies

      The EC has accepted Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s plea and reduced ban on his campaign rallies from 48 hours to 24 hours in a fresh order.

      Senior BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma addresses a rally in Katigora in Assam’s Cachar district in this file picture from March 27.
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 04:22 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Help him: PM Modi sends his doctors to attend to unconscious BJP worker

      During the rally, PM Modi urged voters in Assam to bring back the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) alliance to power in the state.

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a poll rally ahead of Assam Assembly Elections at Tamulpur. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 03:50 PM IST
      By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

      PM Modi urges Assam militants to join mainstream

      The prime minister said it is for the first time that special attention has been given to holistic development of 100 districts and out of these, seven are in Assam.

      Baksa: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a public rally ahead of third phase of Assam Assembly Elections 2021, in Baksa district, Saturday, April 3, 2021. (PTI Photo)(PTI04_03_2021_000019A) (PTI)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 02:29 PM IST
      PTI | , Tamulpur

      'After Sarma, EC should also bar PM Modi, Amit Shah from campaigning': Congress

      Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said the Election Commission should also investigate the matter of "stolen EVMs that were found from the car of BJP candidate" in Assam.

      <p>After P Chidamabaram was arrested by the CBI, the Congress has now launched a scathing attack on the Modi government. Addressing the media, party spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, alleged that the BJP was using the CBI and the ED as personal revenge seeking departments. He further claimed that the agencies have no evidence against the former finance minister or his son Karti and the Modi government was only trying to divert attention from the economic crisis that is looming on the country. </p>
      Updated on Apr 03, 2021 01:04 PM IST
      ANI | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, Panchkula

      Himanta Biswa Sarma likely to seek EC's review of ban on him campaigning

      Himanta Biswa Sarma was barred by the election commission from campaigning for ongoing Assam assembly elections. Assam assembly election’s third phase will see a contest on 40 seats on April 6.

      BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was barred from making any public statement or speech by the election commission on Friday(PTI)
      Updated on Apr 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Himanta Biswa Sarma will not challenge EC's 48-hour campaign ban

      BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma allegedly threatened to send Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by 'misusing' the National Investigation Agency (NIA)

      Himanta Biswa Sarma(File photo)
      Published on Apr 03, 2021 11:24 AM IST
      Reported by Utpal Parashar | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Assam has decided to vote for NDA for peace, development: PM Modi in Tamulpur

      PM Modi addressing the rally in Assam urged the people to vote in large numbers in the final phase and reject the ‘Mahajot's 'mahajhoot' and ensure the victory of the NDA government in the state.

      PM Modi addressing a rally in Assam.(BJP4India/ Twitter file photo)
      Updated on Apr 03, 2021 12:44 PM IST
      By | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for threatening BPF’s Mohilary

      Holding him prima facie guilty of violating the model code of conduct, the EC had on Thursday sent a notice to Sarma directing him to “explain his position” by 5 pm on Friday. Sarma denied the allegations against him in his reply, but the EC found it to be unsatisfactory.

      On Friday, BJP leader and Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took part in five public rallies and one road show before being barred from campaigning. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 11:42 PM IST

      Poll officials’ car broke down, they sought help: BJP candidate on Assam EVM row

      Following the incident, the Election Commission on Friday suspended four officials. The Presiding Officer was also issued a show-cause notice for violation of the transport protocol.

      A polling officer applies indelible ink on the finger of a voter during the second phase of elections for Assam state, in Morigaon district on Thursday. (AP Photo )
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 11:36 PM IST
      ANI | , New Delhi

      EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from holding rallies for next 48 hours

      The Congress complained on March 30 that the BJP leader “openly threatened” to send Bodoland Peoples’ Front chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by “misusing” the National Investigation Agency.

      EC bars Himanta Biswa Sarma from holding rallies for next 48 hours over his statement on BPF chief (PTI Photo)(PTI)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 10:24 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Congress became mentally, ideologically bankrupt in its lust for power: Nadda

      Nadda said that it is the BJP that is committed to protect the identity, tradition, culture and language of different communities of Assam.

      BJP national president J P Nadda addresses during a public meeting, in Patacharkuchi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 06:36 PM IST
      PTI | , Boko/patacharkuchi, Guwahati

      Cong communal, says Nadda; Priyanka calls BJP’s promises Chinese goods

      Nadda addressed three poll rallies in the state, but Gandhi failed to attend all her three rallies after her husband tested positive for Covid-19 positive and she had to stay in isolation. She addressed the meetings through video conference

      BJP national president JP Nadda. (File photo)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 06:21 PM IST

      In Assam, Nadda calls Rahul political tourist, says ‘Cong mentally bankrupt'

      While the BJP aims to retain power, the Congress looks to regain power in Assam, where it ruled for 15 years from 2001 to 2016.

      BJP national president J.P. Nadda addresses during a public meeting, in Patacharkuchi on Friday. (ANI Photo)
      Published on Apr 02, 2021 04:20 PM IST
      By | Written by Kanishka Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      EVM controversy: In entire Assam, EC only found BJP leader’s car, asks Surjewala

      Addressing a press conference on Friday, Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala said the BJP should now be called the EVM ‘Chor’ (Thief ) party. But the people have ensured Congress’ victory with such a majority that it will never succeed even by stealing EVMs, he said.

      Published on Apr 02, 2021 03:58 PM IST
      By | Written by Harshit Sabarwal, New Delhi

      Tension in Assam’s Patharkandi after reports of EVMs found in BJP MLA’s car

      Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra accused the BJP of trying to manipulate elections. “...A serious re-evaluation of the use of EVMs needs to be carried out by all national parties,” she tweeted

      Election officers carrying Electronic Voting Machines (EVM). (Representational image/AP File)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 02:49 PM IST
      ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

      4 officials suspended, repoll ordered after EVM found in Assam BJP candidate's

      The poll body said in a statement that the polled EVM, with BU, CU and Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) was found with its seal undamaged, adding that all the items have been deposited in the strong room.

      Bringing back the ballot paper voting system is a popular demand raised by most opposition parties time and again as they suspect manipulation. However, the ECI has been insisting that EVM is a fool-proof system. (Pics for representation)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 02:17 PM IST
      By | Edited by Deepali Sharma

      ‘Every time...’: Priyanka Gandhi after reports of EVMs in BJP leader’s car

      The second phase of the Assam Assembly Election 2021 was held in 39 constituencies across 13 districts on Thursday.

      Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said that “every time there is an election, videos of private vehicles caught transporting EVMs show up”. (PTI Photo)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 11:42 AM IST
      By | Written by Meenakshi Ray, New Delhi

      Assam records over 77% polling in second phase; 6 injured in violence

      There were reports of Electronic Voting Machine glitches, which poll officials informed, were immediately replaced for the resumption of polling.

      Voters queue up to cast their vote during the second phase of the Assam assembly elections at a polling station in Dhekiabari, Morigaon district on Thursday. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 03:11 AM IST

      In setback to Cong alliance, Assam candidate exits contest week before polling

      Senior Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma met the Bodoland People’s Front candidate on Wednesday evening and tweeted the first announcement about Rangja Khungur Basumatary’s switch around midnight.

      Rangja Khungur Basumatary of the Bodoland People’s (Twitter/nstomar)
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 07:02 PM IST
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