Assam

  • Train gets derailed in Assam, over 50 injured 16-04-2014 08:00 AM

    Guwahati: Over 50 passengers were injured, 19 of them seriously, when the engine and 10 coaches of the Dimapur-Kamakhya BG Express derailed at Teghiria in central Assam in the wee hours today. The derailment damaged 100 mts of railway line leading to cancellation of eight trains on the route. The...
  • Delhi: Assam student beaten up by college mates 15-04-2014 09:23 PM

    New Delhi: A 21-year-old Delhi University undergraduate hailing from Assam was on Tuesday beaten up by his fellow students inside the college canteen over a petty issue, police said. The main accused has been arrested. BA final year student Pran Saikia, who studies in PGDAV College in the south campus,...
  • Modi's wife should get the Bharat Ratna, says Assam CM Tarun Gogoi 14-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Guwahati: In a personal and vituperative attack on BJP Prime Ministerial candidate, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday demanded the Bharat Ratna for Jashodaben, wife of Narendra Modi, calling her 'a symbol of sacrifice and pain'. "In the next 10 days, I am going to write recommending Jashodaben for...
  • TWTW brings ground report from various states 13-04-2014 04:19 PM

    In this episode, 'The Week That Wasn't' correspondent brings the ground report from Assam, Nagaland and Delhi. ...
  • Watch: Goa CM casts his vote in the early hours, polling on in Assam 12-04-2014 08:56 AM

    Polling began in Assam, Goa, Sikkim and Tripura. At stake are 3 Lok Sabha seats seats in Assam, 2 in Goa and 1 each in Sikkim and Tripura. A key fight is being played out in the BJP bastion of North Goa where former chief minister Ravi Naik of the...
  • LS polls: 75 per cent polling recorded in Assam 12-04-2014 07:35 AM

    Guwahati: High voter turnout was witnessed in three Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam with 75 per cent polling taking place on Saturday. A voter turnout of 53.31 per cent was recorded till 2 pm for three Lok Sabha seats in Assam. Karimganj (SC) recorded the highest of 40 per cent...
  • LS polls: Voting on for 7 seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa 12-04-2014 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: Voting is taking place on Saturday in seven Lok Sabha constituencies where the fate of 3 seats in Assam, 2 in Goa, 1 in Sikkim and 1 in Tripura will be sealed. Voting for the 32-member Sikkim Assembly is also taking place simultaneously. Karimganj, Silchar and Autonomous district...
  • Live: Rahul Gandhi files his nomination from Amethi 12-04-2014 07:05 AM

    Follow all the live updates on the Lok Sabha election here. Today is the fourth phase of polls and voting is on in seven seats in Assam, Tripura, Sikkim and Goa. In Sikkim, polling is underway to elect the 32-member Assembly. ...
  • LS polls: High voter turnout in phase 4 in Goa, Assam, Tripura and Sikkim 12-04-2014 12:02 AM

    In phase 4 the Lok Sabha polls on Saturday, 75 per cent polling has been recorded in 2 seats in Goa, 75 per cent in 3 seats in Assam, 81.8 per cent for 1 seat in Tripura. In Sikkim, 76 per cent has been recorded for 1 one Lok Sabha...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-04-2014 09:10 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Huge turnout on first poll phase in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:15 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. ...
  • LS polls fisrt phase: High voters turnout in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:10 PM

    An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam while 84 per cent of the 1.2 million electorate on Monday cast their ballot in Tripura. ...
  • A Billion Votes: BJP releases manifesto, puts growth above Ram Mandir 07-04-2014 07:35 PM

    The Bharatiya Janata Party raleased its 2014 election manifesto on April 7, the day voting began for the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP manifesto pledges 'Ek Bharat, Shreshta Bharat - Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas' (One India, Best India - Unity and Development for everyone). ...
  • LS polls first phase: 72.5 per cent voting in Assam, 84 in Tripura 07-04-2014 06:31 PM

    Guwahati: An estimated 72 per cent of the 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise peacefully in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam sealing the electoral fate of 51 contestants, including two union ministers in the first phase. Election office sources said that the exact percentage would be available at night...
  • Lok Sabha polls: 60 pc voting till afternoon in Assam 07-04-2014 04:58 PM

    Guwahati: Nearly 60 per cent of the total 64.4 lakh voters exercised their franchise till 3 pm on Monday in the five Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam from where minor sporadic incidents were reported. Tezpur reported 56 per cent polling, Jorhat 60, Lakhimpur 52, Dibrugarh 52.5 and Koliabor 60 per...
  • No Modi wave in Assam, says Congress candidate BK Handique 07-04-2014 04:34 PM

    Congress candidate BK Handique is a six-time MP from Jorhat and he is aiming for a seventh victory this Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • BJP will see a repeat of the 2009 LS results: Tarun Gogoi's son Gaurav 07-04-2014 02:48 PM

    Gaurav Gogoi is the Congress candidate from Kaliabor in Assam. He was confident of a Congress victory in the state. ...
  • LS fourth phase: 12 pc candidates with criminal records, 20 crorepati 07-04-2014 02:35 PM

    New Delhi: National Election Watch (NEW) and Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) have analysed the self-sworn affidavits of all 74 candidates who are contesting in the Phase 4 of Lok Sabha 2014 Elections. Seven Lok Sabha seats in four states are voting on April 12 and 74 candidates are in...
  • LS elections: Voter turnout high in Assam and Tripura till 4 pm 07-04-2014 11:19 AM

    Guwahati/Agartala: Update: 4 pm: Assam registers 64 per cent polling till 4 pm. Polling is officially over in most centres but it is still on in places where long queues were registered. 3 pm: Till 3 pm, 60 per cent voting in Assam and 74 per cent voter turnout in...
  • Watch: 2014 Lok Sabha elections begin, voting on in Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 08:44 AM

    Voting is on in Assam and Tripura as the first of the 9-phase 2014 Lok Sabha election began on Monday. The fate of 51 candidates from 5 constituencies in Assam will be decided while 13 candidates will contest in the multi-cornered fight in Tripura. More than 235 security companies have...
  • 35 per cent voters cast ballot till noon in Assam 07-04-2014 08:19 AM

    Guwahati: Thirty-five per cent of the 64,41,634 voters exercised their franchise till noon on Monday in five Lok Sabha constituencies of Assam where four persons clashed with CRPF personnel demanding that they be allowed to cast their vote first in Kaliabor constituency. Election office sources said 27 per cent voting...
  • 2014 LS polls live blog: Congress's slogan is 'Mar Jawan, Mar Kisan', says Modi 07-04-2014 07:47 AM

    Follow all the updates on the Lok Sabha electionss here. Today is the first phase of the polls and voting is on for six seats of Assam and Tripura. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections begin with voting in 6 seats of Assam, Tripura 07-04-2014 07:27 AM

    New Delhi: An hour after the sun rose over India on April 7, the world's largest democratic exercise has begun at 6 Lok Sabha seats in two Northeastern states. Voters in 5 Parliamentary seats in Assam and 1 in Tripura are exercising their democratic rights to elect members for the...
  • LS polls: Assam declares public holiday on Monday for elections 05-04-2014 06:49 PM

    Guwahati: Assam government has declared public holiday on Monday on account of first phase of Lok Sabha elections in the state for five constituencies. "The state government has declared public holiday under the NI Act, 1881 in areas having polls on April 7. It is applicable to all central and...
  • Bengal beat Odisha, emerge East Zone league toppers 05-04-2014 03:54 PM

    Kolkata: Bengal recorded a facile nine-run victory over Odisha to emerge as East Zone league toppers and enter the main round of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament, at the Eden Gardens here on Saturady. In a must-win match to make the main round, Odisha were set a modest...
  • Show Me The Money: Gaurav Gogoi has cash reserves worth Rs 76,000 04-04-2014 01:30 PM

    Congress leader from Kaliabor, Gaurav Gogoi has cash reserves of Rs 76,000 and bank deposits and investments ranging up to Rs 30 lakh. ...
  • Young candidates in fray for LS polls in Assam 03-04-2014 05:45 PM

    Candidates in the first two phases of Lok Sabha polls in Assam are a young lot with 26 of the 88 in fray in their 30s, 24 in their 40s and only two above the age of 80. There are three candidates in their 20s, 19 in 50s, nine in...
  • Assam beat Tripura, keep hopes alive in Syed Mustaq Ali Twenty20 03-04-2014 04:40 PM

    Kolkata: A four-wicket haul by pacer Abu Nechim Ahmed and half-century by Sibsankar Roy kept Assam in hunt for a berth in the main round as they downed Tripura by 11 runs in the East Zone league for the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy T20 tournament played on Thursday. In pursuit...
  • Election yatra: Tea planters await a better life as Assam goes to polls 31-03-2014 10:33 PM

    As Assam gears up to elect their 14 representatives to Lok Sabha, CNN-IBN visits the various regions in the state and assess the people's mood ahead of elections. ...