Top Assam Election News 2021

Majuli by-poll: ECI imposes curbs; notifies ban on exit poll

‚ÄúContravention of this ban shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years or with fine or with both,‚ÄĚ a statement issued by Assam chief electoral officer Nitin Khade said.

Bypolls to five Assam assembly seats begins

Bye-election in Gossaigaon and Tamulpur were necessitated due to death of the sitting MLAs, while the incumbents of Bhabanipur, Mariani and Thowra resigned from their seats to join the ruling BJP.

How the BJP used Big Data to turn Assam into a resounding success

The recent landslide victory for the BJP in Assam elections for the consecutive second term, setting aside issues like the CAA and NRC, is down as much to data science in politics as it is to various political permutations and combinations.

Assam 2021 final results: BJP’s lotus blooms again

The saffron party alone won 60 constituencies, the same as in 2016, while its ally Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) got nine, five less than what it did during the last polls, according to the Election Commission.

Assam poll results: Unused EVM found at counting centre

On investigation, it was found that the unused EVM which had been kept in reserve on polling day, had inadvertently found its way to the counting venue. The release said no votes had been polled on the machine.

Assam has surplus oxygen supply: Himanta

An oxygen plant in Bhutan’s Samdrupjhonkar will supply 50 MT of the gas and there are plans to revive another plant at Digboi which was lying defunct for the last ten years, Sarma said.