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  • Assam: Bodoland People's Front breaks ties with Congress June 26, 2014

    Guwahati: In what could prove to be a setback for the Congress party in Assam, the Bodoland People's Front ended its age old alliance with the party on Thursday. The 13yearold alliance between the Congress and BPF ran the administration in Assam's troubled Bodoland. BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary cited noncooperation from...
  • Assam: Another body recovered, toll goes up to 46 May 12, 2014

    Barpeta (Assam): One more body was on Monday recovered in Baksa district, taking the toll to 46 in attacks in the BTAD areas allegedly carried out by miscreants of Bodoland People's Front (BPF). The body of a 65yearold lady, identified as Mosa Bhanu, was fished out from the Beki river in...
  • Will endeavour to work for Assam's development, says PM May 15, 2013

    Guwahati: Claiming that Assam was like home to him, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he would endeavour to work for the development of the state that he has been representing in the Rajya Sabha since 1991. Briefly addressing the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) in the Assembly premises...
  • Manmohan Singh to file RS nomination in Guwahati today May 15, 2013

    Guwahati: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will arrive in Guwahati on Wednesday to file his nomination papers for seeking reelection to the Rajya Sabha for the fifth successive time from the state. The Prime Minister will be accompanied by Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh. The elections are scheduled to be held on...
  • Congress, BPF ties to continue in Assam: Digvijaya November 21, 2012

    Guwahati: The alliance between the Congress and Bodoland Peoples' Front (BPF) which runs the administration in Assam's troubled Bodoland will continue, party general secretary Digvijaya Singh said on Tuesday amid reports of strain in ties over the arrest of a local council member. The BPF is in power in Bodoland Territorial...
  • We will form Assam govt, say both Cong, Oppn May 10, 2011

    Guwahati: The ruling Congress party and the opposition both exuded confidence of forming the next government in Assam ahead of the vote counting on May 13. Assembly elections for the state's 126 constituencies were held on April 4 and 11. "We are confident of coming back to power for the third straight...
  • Nalbari district records highest votes in Assam April 12, 2011

    Guwahati: Nalbari district in Assam having a total of six assembly constituencies that went to second and last phase poll on Monday has recorded the highest voter turnout of 78.31 per cent. According to state election commission sources, Nalbari district topped the list of voter turnout in which the highest number...
  • 47 women in fray for 2nd phase Assam polls April 9, 2011

    Guwahati: A higher number of women candidates are in the fray for the second phase of Assam polls in 64 assembly seats with 47 candidates in the electoral race. Thirtyeight women had contested from 62 assembly constituencies on April 4. In the second phase of polls slated for April 11, six sitting...
  • Assam polls: BPF best friends of Cong, says Gogoi April 9, 2011

    Guwahati: Two days after Congress ally Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) threatened to support opposition parties in the second phase of Assam assembly poll, chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday described them as "our best friends". "Our alliance with the BPF is going to continue as they are the members of the...
  • Congress' sole ally in Assam threatens to quit April 7, 2011

    Guwahati: Assam's ruling Congress finds itself in trouble with its only ally, the Bodoland People's Front (BPF), threatening to sever ties and move over to the opposition alliance to form an alternative government. "Let me make it very clear to the Congress that we have the option of supporting the AGP...
  • Gogoi casts vote, sure of Cong win in Assam April 4, 2011

    Jorhat: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi cast his vote in Jorhat town, where state assembly polls are on in the first phase on Monday and expressed confidence that Congress would form the government for the third straight time. Accompanied by his wife Dolly and son Gaurav, Gogoi exercised his franchise at...
  • Dynasty politics in Assam: 26 relatives in fray March 31, 2011

    Guwahati: Dynastic politics may not have been witnessed in Assam's earlier elections, but it has become a dominant feature in the 2011 Assembly polls with 26 relatives of political leaders throwing their hats in the poll ring. The ruling Congress has fielded maximum number of relatives of party leaders with 14...