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BJP came to power as people of Assam had no alternative: Tripura CPIM secretary  May 28, 11:33 am
Agartala, May 28, May 28 (ANI): A top CPIM leader in Tripura has viewed that the people of neighbouring Assam brought the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to power as there was no other option.
BJP is 'only suitable option available' for UP: Uma Bharti  May 26, 4:13 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Ecstatic with the historic win in the recent assembly polls in Assam, Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti on Thursday expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) would form the next government in Uttar Pradesh as the nation out rightly rejected the Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in the 2014 general election.
'I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty': Gogoi  May 25, 4:15 pm
Guwahati (Assam), May 25 (ANI): After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam assembly elections, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday made it clear that he was not retiring from active politics and said the Congress Party will revive itself in the state.
With NEDA, BJP embarks on mission northeast  May 24, 10:09 pm
Guwahati, May 24 (ANI): In an attempt to further corner the Congress Party in the north-eastern region, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), buoyed by its victory in Assam, announced the formation of North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) on Tuesday.
In Assam, PM Modi pitches for 'bhagidari' with Centre, praises Sonowal  May 24, 7:00 pm
Guwahati, May 24 (ANI): Pitching for cooperative federalism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday reiterated that democracy is all about 'partnership' (Bhagidari).
PM Modi reiterates his development promise for Assam  May 24, 6:42 pm
Guwahati, May 24 (ANI): Expressing his gratitude to the people of Assam for giving Sarbananda Sonowal and his ministers an opportunity to serve them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said their job was not yet over because for the development of the state, they would have to work together with the state government.
First-ever BJP govt. assumes office in north-east with Sonowal as Assam CM  May 24, 5:53 pm
Guwahati, May 24 (ANI): Sarbananda Sonowal was on Tuesday sworn-in as the chief minister of the first ever Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Assam at an august ceremony here in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Sarbananda Sonowal to take oath as Assam CM today  May 24, 7:58 am
Guwahati, May 24 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sarbananda Sonowal will today take oath as the new chief minister of Assam.
Cadres feel Cong promoting only fund raisers, not honest: Kishore Chandra Dev  May 23, 6:00 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Taking a serious note of the humiliating debacle in Assam and Kerala, senior Congress leader Kishore Chandra Dev on Monday said there is growing dissatisfaction among the cadres, who think the grand old party is promoting only those capable of raising funds.
Bodies of martyred Assam Rifles personnel undergoing post mortem at hospital  May 23, 1:34 pm
Imphal (Manipur), May 23 (ANI): Six bodies of personnel of the 29 Assam Rifles were brought to the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences Mortuary in Porompat this morning for post mortem.
Congress needs 'cardiac surgery' to deliver wins: Satyavrat Chaturvedi  May 23, 12:53 pm
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Taking a dig at the party high command over the crushing defeat in the recent assembly elections in Kerala, Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, Congress Rajya Sabha MP Satyavrat Chaturvedi on Monday sparked off a row by saying that the party does not need cosmetic surgery but 'cardiac surgery' if it nurtures hopes of delivering electoral wins in the future.
PM Modi's policies, Amit Shah's organisation skills led to Assam triumph: Tomar  May 23, 11:01 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Ecstatic with the historic win in Assam, Union Mines and Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieved this feat in the north-east state courtesy the policies and organisational strategies of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party chief Amit Shah.
Assam: More than two crore LPG consumers join PAHAL scheme   May 23, 9:04 am
Guwahati, May 23 (ANI): In Assam, more than two crore LPG consumers have joined the ambitious PAHAL scheme which was introduced in the state from January 1 last year.
Rajnath mourns killing of jawans in Manipur, says MHA monitoring situation  May 22, 7:32 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday expressed grief over killing of six jawans including an officer of the Assam Rifles in an encounter with terrorists in Manipur's Chandel district.
Six Assam Rifles personnel killed in Manipur ambush  May 22, 5:38 pm
Imphal, May 22 (ANI): A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and five jawans of the 29 Assam Rifles were killed in an ambush reportedly by CorCom (Coordination Committee) militants at Hangshi, around 15 km from its battalion headquarter at Joupi village, in Chandel district of Manipur on Sunday.
Sonowal thanks PM on being elected as BJP legislature leader  May 22, 2:26 pm
Guwahati (Assam), May 22 (ANI): Thanking Prime Minister Narendra Modi on being elected as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party leader, chief minister designate Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said it was a great day for all of them.
PM Modi lauds Sonowal's efforts for motivating athletes gearing for Rio  May 22, 2:00 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday applauded the efforts by Assam chief minister designate Sarbanand Sonowal aimed at motivating and inspiring the Indian athletes gearing up for the Rio Olympics 2016 and called on the nation to do the same instead of focusing solely on India's medal tally at the global sports event.
'Narendra Modi is a great Prime Minister, a man of impeccable character,' says Sonowal  May 22, 9:13 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Union Minister and Assam's likely chief minister designate Sarbanda Sonowal has described Prime Minister Narendra Modi as a great head of government and as a man of impeccable character.
'Our aim is to win the hearts of the people of Assam, usher change': Sonowal  May 22, 9:13 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Union Minister and Assam's likely chief minister designate Sarbanda Sonowal has said once he takes charge of the state administration, it will be his government's endeavour to win the hearts of the people of Assam, and added that with their help and support, bring about a positive and development-oriented change.
'We will seal Assam's border with Bangladesh to prevent further infiltration,' says Sonowal  May 22, 9:12 am
New Delhi, May 23 (ANI): Union Minister and Assam's likely chief minister designate Sarbanda Sonowal has said that when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led coalition assumes administrative charge in the state next week, it will take the decision to seal the border with Bangladesh to prevent infiltration of illegal immigrants.
BJP Party meet today to elect Sonowal as its leader  May 22, 8:21 am
Guwahati (Assam), May 22 (ANI): Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators in Assam will meet here on Sunday to elect Sarbananda Sonowal as the leader of the legislature party, formalising the choice as the new Chief Minister of the state.
Congress still only viable national alternative, says Tharoor  May 21, 8:25 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Reacting to the Congress' drubbing in Assam and Kerala, party leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the Congress is still the only viable national alternative.
After humiliating defeat, Sonia revisits Rajiv's ideology  May 21, 3:54 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): In a veiled attack at the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has registered resounding victory in Assam replacing 15-year-old Congress government, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said people practicing the politics of hatred and terror must have deprived them of political power, but they can't take away from them the ideologies of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.
PM Modi is 'god's gift' to India, aiming to develop it: Naidu  May 21, 1:20 pm
New Delhi, May 21 (ANI): Jubilant over the BJP's astounding electoral victory in Assam, Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a 'God's gift' to India and he is committed to developing it further.
Massive preparations underway ahead of Sonowal's oath ceremony in Assam  May 21, 10:05 am
Guwahati, May 21 (ANI): Hectic political activity is underway in Assam as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sarbananda Sonowal's oath taking day as Chief Minister draws near.