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Assam celebrates traditional harvest festival  Apr 14, 3:04 pm
Guwahati (Assam), Apr.14 (ANI): Thousands of people celebrated the harvest festival of Bihu with great fervour in Assam on Monday.
Fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls witnesses high voter turnout  Apr 12, 9:16 pm
Agartala/Guwahati/Gangtok/Panaji, Apr. 12 (ANI): Two seats of Goa, three of Assam and one each of Tripura and Sikkim which went to polls on Saturday witnessed a high voter turnout.
Over 72 percent voters in Assam, and 84 percent in Tripura cast their ballots  Apr 7, 8:59 pm
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Speaking in a press conference the Election Commission (EC) on Monday said that in Assam where five parliamentary constituencies went to polls in nine districts the turnout was till 5 p.m was approximately 72.5 percent. However there were still queues in several polling stations and he expected the turnout to cross 75 percent in the state of Assam.
33 faulty EVMs replaced in Assam  Apr 7, 6:04 pm
Kaliabor, (Assam), Apr.7 (ANI): Over 33 electronic voting machines (EVMs) malfunctioned in five Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam on Monday.
Lok Sabha polls: Voting underway for five seats in Assam, one in Tripura  Apr 7, 9:55 am
Guwahati/Agartala, Apr 7 (ANI): Election for the 16th Lok Sabha underway for the first phase in five constituencies of Assam and one in Tripura.
Assam beefs up security before the elections  Apr 6, 7:48 pm
Kaliabor (Assam), Apr.6 (ANI): Security forces have stepped up safety measures to ensure safe and fearless environment for voters as the world's biggest election is to begin in a day in the remote backwater of tea gardens and rice paddies of Assam.
Lok Sabha elections 2014: India goes to polls from tomorrow  Apr 6, 3:38 pm
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The 16th Lok Sabha elections will begin tomorrow from northeast, with voting in five of the 14 seats in Assam and one of the two seats in Tripura.
Members of ex-ULFA co-ordination committee urge people to vote sensibly  Apr 5, 9:21 am
Guwahati, Apr.5 (ANI): The coordination committee of All Assam Ex-United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA), in Guwahati, dubbed president of peasant organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, Akhil Gogoi, as a Maoist and urged people to cast their vote wisely in upcoming general elections.
"Don't question people's patriotism", Modi tells Sonia  Mar 31, 1:41 pm
Biswanath Chariali (Assam) Mar 31 (ANI): Calling Congress' poll manifesto a 'dhokhapatra', Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Monday asked UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi not to question people's patriotism.
Sonia Gandhi takes on BJP, says opposition only talks  Mar 30, 2:36 pm
Lakhimpur (Assam), Mar 30 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition party "talks big" and believes in the "politics of hate."
Manmohan Singh asks people to help Congress return to power  Mar 29, 2:30 pm
Sivasagar (Assam) Mar. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday spelt out the achievements of his government during the last ten years of his rule and asked people to once again repose faith on Congress.
Sports tournament in Jorhat brings together players from across the country  Mar 28, 3:49 pm
Jorhat, Mar 28 (ANI): Sports can play an important role in bringing people together and fostering better understanding. Young sports enthusiasts from across the country recently came together in Assam's Jorhat district for the 15th All India Agriculture University Games and Sports Tournament.
People of Assam get voter ID cards for the first time  Mar 27, 4:22 pm
Guwahati, Mar.27 (ANI): In a major move, residents of Assam received their voter identity cards for the first time, who otherwise used to carry other documents on polling day to vote.
Security tightened in Assam to ensure free and fair polling  Mar 27, 3:56 pm
Jorhat, Mar.27 (ANI): In a bid to ensure free and fair general elections, police has stepped up security arrangements in Assam to foil any attempt to disrupt the democratic process.
Student's union demand constitutional safeguards for people of Assam  Mar 25, 11:35 am
Guwahati, Mar. 25 (ANI): A student organisation in Assam, All Assam Students Union (AASU), organised a protest to demand constitutional safeguards for the people of the state.
Govt. intervenes to resolve conflict along Assam-Nagaland border  Mar 22, 11:56 am
Guwahati, Mar.22 (ANI): Bhaikho Lakhi Gaon on the Assam-Nagaland border was tense recently after a Naga village council issued a quit notice to its residents.
One killed, four injured in Assam's Morigaon District  Mar 19, 1:28 pm
Guwahati (Assam), Mar.19 (ANI): One person was killed and four injured after police opened fire in Assam's Morigaon District on Tuesday to end a clash between two groups over fishing rights in a leased out natural water body.
Gogoi expresses confidence over Congress winning LS elections  Mar 17, 7:53 pm
Guwahati, Mar.17 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday expressed confidence over the Congress party forming the government in the centre for the third time after upcoming general elections, while releasing white paper on contributions of government in his state.
First modern sports stadium under construction in Jorhat  Mar 14, 3:50 pm
Jorhat, Mar 14 (ANI): Development activities have gained momentum in Assam's Jorhat city, and the state government is leaving no stone unturned in improving the infrastructure to promote all round growth in the region.
Northeast gears up for Lok Sabha polls  Mar 14, 3:50 pm
Guwahati/Imphal, Mar 14 (ANI): Like the rest of the country, the northeastern states of India are also gearing up for the 16th Lok Sabha elections that will be held next month.
Notification for first phase of Assam Lok Sabha polls to be issued today  Mar 14, 9:51 am
Guwahati, Mar 14 (ANI): Notification for the first phase of Lok Sabha polls will be issued today.
Assam-Nagaland border tense after village issues notice to illegal settlers  Mar 12, 7:12 pm
Jorhat, Mar.12 (ANI): Tensions prevailed at Assam-Nagaland border after a village council in Nagaland issued a quit notice to illegal border settlers.
NHRC asks Assam Govt. to pay 10 lakh to families of victims of encounter  Mar 12, 5:58 pm
New Delhi, Mar.12 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday recommended that the Assam Government to pay Rs.5 lakh each to the next of kin of Munindra Kalita (26 years) and Pingal Deka (27 years), who were killed in an encounter by the Assam Police and the Army in a joint operation.
Centre forms committee to look into Bodoland demand  Mar 10, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Mar 10 (ANI): The Bodos in Assam have long been demanding a separate state called bodoland. And to look into the viability of their demand the central government has recently constituted an expert committee.
Demand for creation of Bodoland gains momentum  Mar 1, 10:41 am
Guwahati, March 1 (ANI): Political leaders and activists welcomed the move by the government to constitute an expert committee to examine the demand for a separate Bodoland state from Assam; days after the Parliament passed the Telangana Bill.
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