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      EC notice to Himanta Biswa Sarma for ‘threat’ to BPF chief Mohilary

      Updated on Apr 01, 2021 03:25 PM IST

      The EC notice said Sarma has prima facie violated the model code of conduct for candidates and political parties, in place for the ongoing assembly election, and directed him to “explain his position” by 5pm on Friday

      Himanta Biswa Sarma. (File photo)

      This poll between Cong’s maha jhooth and NDA’s maha vikas: Modi to voters

      Mahajot is the alliance of Congress with All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), three Left parties and a new regional party

      Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a rally. (File photo)
      Updated on Apr 01, 2021 02:17 PM IST

      EC notice to Himanta Biswa Sarma for violating model code of conduct

      Sarma has was also accused of attempting to influence citizens against voting for the INC alliance, the notice issued by the Election Commission of India read.

      EC has issued a notice to Sarma(PTI)
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 01:56 PM IST
      Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Perfumer to likely kingmaker, Badruddin Ajmal at the centre of Assam politics

      Thanks largely to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s offensive against him, the perfume baron-turned-politician’s party, All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF), is in prime focus in the ongoing assembly polls

      AIUDF president Badruddin Ajmal addresses a party rally at Sarukhetri in Barpeta district on February 6. (File photo)
      Updated on Apr 02, 2021 06:39 AM IST

      PM Modi says Assam will show red card to Congress and its allies

      In a no-holds-barred attack, PM Modi said that the contest is between BJP's double engine of development and Congress-led alliance, which he called 'Mahajhooth'.

      PM Modi addressing a rally in Assam's Kokrajhar on Thursday. (Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)
      Updated on Apr 01, 2021 12:04 PM IST
      By | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

      Ajmal hits back at PM Modi, Amit Shah with 'Bangladeshi infiltrators' comment

      The home minister also took a swipe on the symbol of AIUDF, saying the "lock and key" of forming the next government in the state is in his hands.

      The fate of 345 candidates, including five ministers and the deputy speaker, is being decided in this phase.(ANI/Twitter)
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 11:10 AM IST
      By | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Voting for second phase of polls begins amid inclement weather in Assam

      Most of the focus of the second phase of the campaign is the three Bengali majority districts of Barak Valley-Karimganj, Cachar and Hailakandi, which have 15 seats in total

      Voters queuing outside a polling station in Darrang district in Assam on Thursday. (Photo: CEO Assam)
      Published on Apr 01, 2021 08:27 AM IST

      With highest number of all-women polling booths, Assam’s Cachar promotes equality

      Cachar also has the highest number of polling stations in the state. Each polling station has 4 officers, one presiding officer and three polling officers.

      Cachar district has the highest number of all-women polling stations in the second phase of assembly election in Assam. In 2016, the district saw all-women-polling-stations for the very first time. (HT PHOTO.)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 11:59 PM IST
      ByBiswa Kalyan Purkayastha

      Our theme is clear, says BJP’s Naqvi on Centre’s handling of minority issues

      Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, who travelled to West Bengal and Assam over the past week, will head to Kerala on Thursday.

      New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over a Chaadar to be offered at Dargah Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, Ajmer Sharif to the minority affairs minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi (PTI)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 06:18 PM IST
      By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Amit Shah targets Cong, Rahul Gandhi accuses BJP of killing protesters in Assam

      The CAA, which is yet to be implemented, seeks to fast-track citizenship for religious minorities from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan who entered India on or before December 31, 2014

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. (ANI)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 05:08 PM IST

      Assam polls: 310 CAPF coys, 90 Assam police companies deployed for second phase

      In view of the worsening Covid-19 situation, the Election Commission (EC) had issued guidelines lowering the maximum number of voters per polling booth from 1,600 to 1,000.

      One constable and one home guard will also be deployed at each polling station. Besides this, sector and zonal police officers are continually monitoring the security situation.(HT PHOTO.)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 05:00 PM IST
      ANI | , Guwahati

      'If you want to listen to lies...': Rahul Gandhi's attack on PM Modi in Assam

      The Wayanad MP kick-started his two-day visit to the poll-bound state by visiting Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati and interacted with devotees around the temple.

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addressing a rally in Assam's Kamrup on Wednesday.(Photo: Twitter/ nagma_moraji)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 03:20 PM IST
      By | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

      'Freed Assam from terrorism, ensured development': Shah's poll pitch in Chirang

      Amit Shah was speaking at a rally in Assam's Chirang as part of his campaign for the BJP for the second phase of elections.

      Amit Shah addressed a rally in Assam on Wednesday(BJP Twitter)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 02:29 PM IST
      Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Assam: 1,500 home guards cite mistreatment, threaten to leave ahead of polling

      Cachar is a large district with seven assembly seats. It has 1,086, 090 voters and 1,834 polling stations. Local police, CRPF and other security forces have already been deployed for election

      Protesting home guards at Silchar railway station on Tuesday evening. (HT photo)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 01:58 PM IST
      ByBiswa Kalyan Pukayastha

      Stage set for second phase of polling in Assam; focus on Barak, hill districts

      Prominent candidates in the second phase include Parimal Suklabaidya (Dholai), Pijush Hazarika (Jagiroad), Bhabesh Kalita (Rangia), all ministers in the BJP-led government, and the assembly deputy speaker Aminul Haque Laskar (Sonai) — all four are from the saffron party

      Workers carry election material to be distributed among polling and presiding officials on the eve of the second phase of Assam assembly elections, in Nalbari on Wednesday, March 31. (PTI)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 11:34 AM IST

      Will communal polarisation in Bengal, Assam elections aid BJP’s win in the east?

      The violence and the fault lines that have been drawn in Dhulagarh are illustrative of the polarisation across West Bengal. In a different form, the religious polarisation is also visible in Assam

      Representational image. (HT Archive)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 11:28 AM IST

      Amit Shah to address public rallies in Assam's Bijni, Hajo and Dispur today

      The ruling BJP - seeking to return to power - has rushed a battery of leaders from across the country to campaign intensely in Assam and other poll-bound states.

      Union Home minister Amit Shah during a road show at Nandigram in East Midnapore, West Bengal, India, on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. (Photo by Samir Jana/Hindustan Times)
      Published on Mar 31, 2021 09:49 AM IST
      By | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi

      In Assam, poll campaign for 2nd phase ends; rain plays spoilsport on last day

      Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who was scheduled to address three rallies at Silchar, Halflong and Bokajan couldn’t attend any of them due to rain and bad weather. A scheduled meeting with journalists at Silchar also got cancelled.

      Congress candidate from the Nagaon Sadar constituency, Santanu Sarmah, with senior party leader Rokibul Hussain during an election rally for the assembly polls in Nagaon district of Assam on Tuesday. (PTI PHOTO.)
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 12:37 AM IST
      ByUtpal Parashar and Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha

      Campaign for second phase in Assam ends

      Most of the focus of the campaign was in the Bengali-majority districts of Barak Valley, Karimganj, Cachar and Hailakandi.

      “We won’t allow Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to be implemented in Assam,
      Updated on Mar 31, 2021 05:08 AM IST
      By, Biswa Kalyan Purkayastha, Guwahati/silchar

      Assam polls: Several ministers, deputy Speaker in fray in second phase

      Nearly crucial 15 Assembly seats in the Barak Valley region will go to polls on April 1

      The office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Assam installed a mammoth 800 sqft sized Sand Art at the banks of Brahmaputra in Guwahati as a part of Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) activities to generate voter awareness on Monday. (ANI Photo)
      Updated on Mar 30, 2021 10:58 AM IST
      ANI | , New Delhi

      People want Congress back in Assam: State party chief Ripun Bora

      "The way the people of Gohpur have come out spontaneously, it is a clear singal that people want change and wants Congress this time," Bora said.

      Assam Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Ripun Bora addresses during a press conference.(ANI)
      Published on Mar 27, 2021 05:41 PM IST
      ANI |

      No impact of CAA-NRC on polls, people will vote BJP back to power: CM Sonowal

      Sarbananda Sonowal cast his vote at the J P Nagar constituency in the Dibrugarh district.

      Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's constituency Majuli is also going to polls in the first phase.( PTI)
      Published on Mar 27, 2021 01:32 PM IST
      ANI | , Dibrugarh

      Assam assembly election Phase 1: Polling begins in 47 seats, tea belt holds key

      Polling is being held in a total of 47 seats in 11 districts in the first phase of the Assam assembly election 2021.

      Assam is voting in the first phase of the three-phase assembly election. (AP)
      Updated on Mar 27, 2021 08:24 AM IST

      Manmohan Singh appeals to people of Assam ahead of assembly polls

      In a video message released on Friday, Singh, a former member of the Rajya Sabha from Assam said "For many years, Assam has been my second home."

      Former prime minister and senior Congress leader Manmohan Singh.(Reuters file photo)
      Updated on Mar 26, 2021 09:00 PM IST
      ANI | , New Delhi

      Priyanka, Rahul come to Assam as tourists for photo-op: Amit Shah

      Amit Shah said that under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana, 18,000 poor have been provided houses in Karimganj district.

      Assam will go for first phase of voting in 47 constituencies on Saturday.
      Updated on Mar 26, 2021 05:57 PM IST
      By | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      Road projects worth 2 lakh cr to be completed in Assam if BJP wins: Gadkari

      Addressing an election rally here, the senior BJP leader exuded confidence that Assam will be one of the top states of the country, if the saffron party is re-elected for the second term.

      Assam can be termed developed only when poverty is eliminated from the state for which the government has approved a <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>1,300-crore bamboo mission, Gadkari said.(PTI file photo)
      Published on Mar 26, 2021 04:20 PM IST
      PTI | | Posted by Harshit Sabarwal, Dharmapur

      Will enact laws to prevent love jihad, land jihad, promises Amit Shah in Assam

      Amit Shah asserted that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has provided land pattas to one lakh people in Assam, adding that detailed work has been done in 145 villages by the BJP government.

      Union Home Minister Amit Shah addresses during a public meeting at Shantipur village in East Midnapore on Thursday. (ANI PHOTO.)
      Published on Mar 26, 2021 03:07 PM IST
      By | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

      It’s a tough fight between old and new in Assam’s Bodoland

      While the rest of Assam is focused on a battle between the ruling BJP and Opposition Congress, a tough fight between old and new seems to be the theme in BTR, the four districts of Kokrajhar, Udalguri, Baksa and Chirang where majority of the Bodos, the largest tribe in Assam, are based

      Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal. BPF had three ministers in his cabinet. (File photo)
      Updated on Mar 26, 2021 03:15 PM IST

      Assam elections: Over 81 lakh voters to decide fate of 264 candidates

      According to the Election Commission, 81,09,815 voters including 40,77,210 males and 40,32,481 females are eligible to cast their votes at 1,1537 polling stations in the first phase.

      Assam is scheduled to go to polls in three phases with polls due on March 27, April 1 and April 6. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
      Updated on Mar 26, 2021 12:32 PM IST
      ANI | , New Delhi

      The other battle in Assam—Sarbananda Sonowal versus Himanta Biswa Sarma

      Both CM Sarbanand Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, have dubbed the speculation as media creation. But on the ground there is a palpable inquisitiveness about the next CM

      BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma interacts with Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal during the release of party's manifesto ahead of the upcoming Assam assembly elections, in Guwahati. (ANI)
      Published on Mar 26, 2021 10:15 AM IST
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