Assam

New Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma's Children Have Wishlist For Him

New Assam Chief Minister Himanta Sarma's Children Have Wishlist For Him

Reported by Ratnadip Choudhury, Edited by Saikat Kumar Bose | Monday May 10, 2021

With Himanta Biswa Sarma taking oath as Assam Chief Minister as the pandemic rages on, his son Nandil and daughter Sukanya told the NDTV today that they want him to focus on the health sector of the state.

Himanta Sarma Ahead In Assam Race, Say Sources; Key BJP Meet Today

Himanta Sarma Ahead In Assam Race, Say Sources; Key BJP Meet Today

Reported by Akhilesh Sharma, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Saturday May 08, 2021, New Delhi

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and senior BJP leader Himanta Sarma met party chief JP Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah at the former's Delhi residence on Saturday, as suspense builds over the identity of the new Chief Minister

Bengal Post-Poll Violence Delaying New Assam Chief Minister Announcement

Bengal Post-Poll Violence Delaying New Assam Chief Minister Announcement

Written by Ratnadip Chowdhury , Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Thursday May 06, 2021, Guwahati

The BJP has not yet announced the new Chief Minister for Assam, a state it won decisively in the recently-held Assembly election, because of the post-poll violence reported in West Bengal.

"Thank You": Jailed Assam Activist Akhil Gogoi To Voters On Election Win

"Thank You": Jailed Assam Activist Akhil Gogoi To Voters On Election Win

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Monday May 03, 2021, Guwahati

Jailed activist and Raijor Dal President Akhil Gogoi has written a letter from jail to thank the people of Assam's Sivasagar for electing him as their representative

Assembly Election Results 2021 Highlights: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bengal; DMK Tamil Nadu; Left Kerala; BJP Keeps Assam

Assembly Election Results 2021 Highlights: Mamata Banerjee Wins Bengal; DMK Tamil Nadu; Left Kerala; BJP Keeps Assam

Monday May 03, 2021, New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee on Sunday won a spectacular victory in Bengal, defeating the BJP in elections in the middle of a raging pandemic.

"Party Will Decide Who Will Be Assam Chief Minister": BJP's Himanta Sarma

"Party Will Decide Who Will Be Assam Chief Minister": BJP's Himanta Sarma

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday May 02, 2021, New Delhi/Guwahati

The identity of Assam's new Chief Minister - the next major talking point now that the BJP has retained power in the state - will be decided in a day or two, senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma told NDTV Sunday night

People Blessed Us, BJP To Retain Power In Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal

People Blessed Us, BJP To Retain Power In Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal

Press Trust of India | Sunday May 02, 2021, Guwahati

Elated over the initial trends of Assam poll results, which showed that the BJP has an edge over its rivals, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday exuded confidence that the saffron party-led alliance will retain power in the state.

Assam Assembly Polls: NDA Set To Retain Power

Assam Assembly Polls: NDA Set To Retain Power

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Sunday May 02, 2021, New Delhi

The BJP-led NDA is set to retain Assam, heading for a comfortable majority in the northeastern state. By afternoon today, the party was leading in 78 seats, crossing the majority mark, while the opposition Mahajot led by the Congress party led in 47.

Assam Election Results 2021 Updates: BJP Set To Retain Assam

Assam Election Results 2021 Updates: BJP Set To Retain Assam

Edited by Shatabdi Chowdhury | Sunday May 02, 2021

The BJP has crossed the half-way mark in early leads, ahead of its nearest rival Congress, which campaigned hard to reclaim its one-time bastion in Assam.

Counting Day For State Elections Amid Pandemic: 10 Points

Counting Day For State Elections Amid Pandemic: 10 Points

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday May 02, 2021, New Delhi

Counting of votes for the Assam, Bengal, Kerala, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu Assembly polls - held between March 27 and April 29 - starts 8 am, amid a devastating second Covid wave and concerns the process could lead to a even bigger spike.

Election Results Highlights: Trinamool Sweeps Bengal, "Accept Nandigram Result," Says Mamata Banerjee

Election Results Highlights: Trinamool Sweeps Bengal, "Accept Nandigram Result," Says Mamata Banerjee

Edited by Arun Nair,Vaibhav Tiwari | Sunday May 02, 2021, New Delhi

Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress today won a landslide victory in Bengal. The Chief Minister, however, lost to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari in Nandigram.

Assam Assembly Election Results 2021: How To Check Assam Election Result 2021 Online

Assam Assembly Election Results 2021: How To Check Assam Election Result 2021 Online

Edited by Abhishek Chakraborty | Sunday May 02, 2021, Guwahati / New Delhi

The result for the Assam Assembly election 2021, which were held in 3 phases - March 27, April 1 and April 6 - will be declared today (May 2). The counting of votes will begin at 8 am and initial leads are expected soon after.

Will Mamata Banerjee Retain Bengal? State Election Results Today

Will Mamata Banerjee Retain Bengal? State Election Results Today

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 01, 2021, New Delhi

Counting of votes will be held today in the high-stakes Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry assembly elections, overshadowed by the raging COVID pandemic

Assam Assembly Elections: Counting Of Votes Amid Strict Covid Protocols

Assam Assembly Elections: Counting Of Votes Amid Strict Covid Protocols

Press Trust of India | Saturday May 01, 2021, Guwahati

The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for counting of votes on May 2 for the Assam assembly polls by putting in place measures to ensure strict adherence to health protocols

"Assam BJP, Allies Will Win 83 Seats": State Party Chief Ahead Of Results

"Assam BJP, Allies Will Win 83 Seats": State Party Chief Ahead Of Results

Written by Ratnadip Choudhury | Saturday May 01, 2021, Guwahati

The BJP, along with its alliance partners in Assam, will win 83 seats claimed its state party chief, Ranjeet Kumar Dass, on Friday, two days before the election results. The projection is far below the 100 seats the BJP claimed to win but comfortably