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.
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
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.
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 AssamMonday 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.
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
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.
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.
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 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 BanerjeeEdited 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.
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.
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
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
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