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    Himanta Biswa translates book on Amit Shah; Released today READ MORE The book recorded the journey of Amit Shah, who began his political career as a BJP karyakarta to become the national president of the BJP Assam Polls: Congress releases first list of 40 candidates Assam Polls: Congress releases first list of 40 candidates READ MORE The ‘grand old party’ has made no announcement to field a candidate for the Titabor constituency, which is the traditional seat of former Assam Chief Minister and late Congress leader Tarun Gogoi. Assam Polls: Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah replaced late Assam CM Tarun Gogoi from Titabor Assam Polls: Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah replaced late Assam CM Tarun Gogoi from Titabor READ MORE MP Gaurav Gogoi’s name was doing the rounds as the candidate from Titabor constituency ever since his father and former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away in December last year Assam Polls: Model Code of Conduct strictly enforced in state Assam Polls: Model Code of Conduct strictly enforced in state READ MORE Till February 6 morning at least 23 complaints regarding violation of Model Code of Conduct received from several districts of poll bound Assam AIUDF releases first list, Ajmal's son Sirajuddin Ajmal to contest from Jamunamukh AIUDF releases first list, Ajmal's brother Sirajuddin Ajmal to contest from Jamunamukh READ MORE Ajmal's son Sirajuddin Ajmal will contest from Jamunamukh whereas, MLA Alhaj Aminul Islam to retain his contest from Dhing constituency

    Himanta Biswa translates book on Amit Shah; Released today

    The book recorded the journey of Amit Shah, who began his political career as a BJP karyakarta to become the national president of the BJP

    Assam Polls: Bhaskar Jyoti Baruah replaced late Assam CM Tarun Gogoi from Titabor

    MP Gaurav Gogoi’s name was doing the rounds as the candidate from Titabor constituency ever since his father and former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away in December last year

    Assam Polls: Model Code of Conduct strictly enforced in state

    Till February 6 morning at least 23 complaints regarding violation of Model Code of Conduct received from several districts of poll bound Assam

    AIUDF releases first list, Ajmal’s brother Sirajuddin Ajmal to contest from Jamunamukh

    Ajmal's son Sirajuddin Ajmal will contest from Jamunamukh whereas, MLA Alhaj Aminul Islam to retain his contest from Dhing constituency

    Uncertainty mounts over sitting MLA Shiladitya Dev, BJP yet to announce candidate for Hojai

    Recently Dev took to social media to express his misery, in a Facebook post he said, “Jodi Tor Dak Shune Keu Na Ase Tobe Ekla Cholo Re (If no one responds to your call, then go your own way alone).”

    Atul Bora to contest from Bokakhat, AGP announces first list of candidates

    Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) to have a friendly fight with its ally BJP in at least five constituencies in the ensuing state polls

    Denied ticket! Assam BJP minister Sum Ronghang joins Congress

    Sum Ronghang, who has been denied a party ticket by the BJP-UPPL-AGP alliance, was overlooked in favour of fresh candidate, Bidya Sing Engleng.

    Who will replace former CM Tarun Gogoi in Titabor? Tough challenge for Congress

    MP Gaurav Gogoi’s name has been doing the rounds as the candidate from Titabor constituency ever since his father and former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi passed away in December last year

    Fewer women candidates to contest Assam Polls this time

    In Assam Assembly election, only 5.71% women among 72 candidates are announced by the BJP. Out of 72, there are only four women candidates in fray.

    Assam Polls: Trinamool Congress releases candidates list

    The party has filed 16 candidates from Hailakandi, Cachar, Shubri, Bongaigaon, Goalpara, Barpeta, Kamrup (R), Nalbari, Darrang, and Hojai.

    Political Twist! AAMSU chief advisor Azizur Rahman likely to join Raijor Dal

    Azizur Rahman reportedly held a meeting at the Gauhati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) with the leadership of Raijor Dal on Sunday

    Centre orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar

    Reportedly, the ministry instructed that no Myanmar national should be allowed to enter India without valid visa or travel permit.

    Assam Polls: AGP and UPPL likely to announce candidates list today

    AGP had formed an alliance with BJP and UPPL to defeat the Congress-AIUDF mahajot: Atul Bora

    Assam Polls: Congress releases first list of 40 candidates

    The ‘grand old party’ has made no announcement to field a candidate for the Titabor constituency, which is the traditional seat of former Assam Chief Minister and late Congress leader Tarun Gogoi.

    Bonhomie with the Congress-led Mahajot very much on cards: Prafulla Mahanta

    Mahanta was denied the ticket from Barhampur – the seat he has been representing for seven straight terms since 1985 – with BJP fielding Jitu Goswami from Mahanta’s home turf.

    From Dissident to Crack in Alliance: All is not well in BJP

    UPPL supporters hit the streets at Tangla in Panery constituency and even torched the effigies of BJP leaders in protest on Saturday

    Assam Polls: AGP-BJP to go for a friendly fight in five seats

    AGP was yet to announce its list of candidates for the upcoming poll. Bora informed that the party members would sit for a final discussion before making the announcement.

    ‘Citizenship’: A question since Nellie massacre to Assam Polls 2021

    The issue of infiltration continues to be unsolved and with the proposed implementation of CAA, Assam is yet again left eying at an ‘unrest’

    ‘Citizenship’: A question since Nellie massacre to Assam Polls 2021

    The issue of infiltration continues to be unsolved and with the proposed implementation of CAA, Assam is yet again left eying at an ‘unrest’

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    Understanding China’s Border Hegemony

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    Opinion: Taking a cue

    The better we cooperate and coordinate, the better we fight the evils in society

    Government must amend India’s Tobacco Control Act

    India has the second-largest number of tobacco users (268 million adults) in the world – of these at least 1.2 million die every year from tobacco-related diseases

    Method to the Madness

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    About ‘Coronavirus’ & it’s Recommendations

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    Communication and ‘Mitigated Speech’ in COVID affected World

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    Turning Crisis into Opportunity: Kanyaka, Pabhoi Greens way

    Pabhoi Greens also produces around 300 metric tonnes of pure organic vermicompost manure along with neem-based biopesticides

    Many Unanswered Questions Plumed in the Smoke of Baghjan Blaze

    Oil and Petroleum Ministry needs to keenly observe the nexus of corrupt oil officials and insurance companies, where there is suspicion

    Un(law)king Are We?

    As the Government tries to balance the pandemic and functioning of a country in the best way, the citizens need to take their duties seriously

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    Assam Polls: AGP-BJP to go for a friendly fight in five seats

    AGP was yet to announce its list of candidates for the upcoming poll. Bora informed that the party members would sit for a final discussion before making the announcement.

    High-level meeting held to review security situation in Assam

    The meeting was attended by Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta and other senior functionaries of State Administration, Security Agencies and Army.

    Taiwanese girl slams Assam Congress for allegedly using photo of tea garden from Taiwan

    Himanta Biswa Sarma shared a picture of ‘Assam Bachao’ page in his Twitter handle saying, “Official Congress campaign page is using photo of tea garden from Taiwan to say “Assam Bachao”. Congress leaders can’t even recognize Assam? This is an insult of Assam and Tea Garden workers of our state

    Assam: 1 more arrested in ‘Pre-matric Minority Scholarship case’

    The CID and local police conducted a search at locations in the Nagarbera area in the intervening nights of Thursday and Friday.

    BREAKING: Ulfa (I) to release abducted Quipoo employees ‘safely’

    Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and others also appealed to the militant outfit to release them on humanitarian grounds

    3 regional parties from Bihar to contest in Assam Assembly election

    Bihar’s three regional parties – JD (U), RLSP and BJD are likely to contest election in Assam Assembly Elections.

    Akhil Gogoi to fight from Sivasagar; Friendly contest with AJP in two seats

    Raijor Dal will field its candidates in 12 constituency seats out of the 47 in the first phase and 6 seats out of 39 seats in the second phase of assembly elections.

    Cattle smuggling on rise in Dhubri; 105 caught in recent days

    Every year, thousands of cattle are smuggled from India to Bangladesh, which ensures a significant supply of protein in that country.

    BREAKING: Paramananda Rajbongshi quits AGP, Joins BJP

    Rajbongshi is likely to contest from Sipajhar constituency in the upcoming polls from BJP

    Raijor Dal to contest in 18 constituencies out of 86 to oust BJP-led alliance from power

    Raijor Dal leaders informed that the party has come to a point of contesting the elections in a total of 18 constituencies of 86 in the first two phases to stop vote splitting by the ruling BJP-led alliance government

    Surrendered militants of Karbi Anglong likely to sign peace accord: Himanta

    Himanta Biswa Sarma met HM Amit Shah on Friday, along with the leaders of insurgent groups who laid down arms, to discuss how the peace accords to be signed.

    BREAKING: NIA charge-sheeted 3 NDFB(S) militants in Adl SP Gulzar Hussain ambush case

    Two other NDFB cadres who were involved in the crime have been already killed in separate encounters

    Meghalaya becomes India’s first state to approve a health policy

    Meghalaya government has also planned to set up a state public health authority to oversee the implementation of this policy

    Assam polls: Sushmita Dev to quit Congress? Rift in Congress over seat-sharing with AIUDF

    Sources in the party said that she might tender her resignation if the talks don't yield any positive result.

    Assam Polls: AIUDF likely to contest in 24 seats, final declaration awaited!

    The seat-sharing deals with Congress and its allies including the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and the Left parties are almost confirmed.

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    Chai pe charcha: Priyanka interacts with tea garden workers

    Vadra raises serious concerns over their daily wage earnings, living standards, health facilities, education etc

    HSLC/Assam High Madrassa Examination, 2021 dates announced

    SEBA also urged all its students to reach their respective examination centres prior to their schedule timings.

    Assam Polls: From Law against CAA to Freebies, Congress gives 5 Guarantees to Assam

    From nullifying the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) to freebies, from hiking the daily wages of tea workers to lakhs of jobs, the Congress party leaders have announced these ‘guarantees’ at a public rally held at Tezpur.

    ‘Best time to visit Assam’; Himanta takes a dig at oppositions

    Himanta Biswa Sarma took a swipe at opposition leaders who are coming to Assam to help their allies ahead of the ensuing polls in the state.

    Assam Polls: Cash, Grenade, Gun recovered in the midst of model code of conduct

    One Raj Kumar Gupta of Sadia claimed that he was carrying cash amount for some business related purposes in Tinsukia.

    Assam singer Nilotpal Bora faces heat for comment on Chaolung Siu Ka Pha statue

    Nilotpal in his post had allegedly compared the statue and wrote “Meet this dinosaur”

    Assam polls: Following COVID-19 protocols during this election is must!

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