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Victorious BJP president Sarbananda Sonowal making his way to the party head office after his arrival in Guwahati from Majuli on Thursday. – AT Photo
Sonowal to take oath as Assam CM on Tuesday
GUWAHATI, May 20 (IANS): BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal will on Tuesday take oath as Assam's new chief minister at a function here to be attended also by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah. ...

Government clears ordinance to defer NEET for a year
NEW DELHI, May 20 (IANS): The government on Friday cleared an ordinance to defer the implementation of NEET, following strong objections from some states over the efficacy of the common entrance test for under-graduate medical courses in India. ...

Deported from Dubai, NIA arrests IM terrorist
NEW DELHI, May 20 (IANS): A senior operative of the Indian Mujahideen, Abdul Wahid Siddibapa, was arrested when he flew in here on Friday after being deported from Dubai, officials said. ...

Landslide victory for BJP alliance
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Bringing an end to the 15-year-old Congress rule in Assam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its alliance partners came to power winning 86 of the 126-member State Assembly, while the Congress managed to win only 26 seats. A num ...

Modi hails BJP win in Assam
NEW DELHI, May 19 - Hailing the BJP’s victory in Assam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the party’s victory in the State has come as a surprise to many and that his party will take the development journey of the State to new heights. ...

Will play constructive Opp role: Gogoi
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said he has accepted the verdict of the people of Assam and that the Congress party would play the role of a constructive Opposition in the next five years. ...

Badruddin’s defeat shocks AIUDF
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Among the biggest upsets in the Assembly polls, the loss of AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal at the hands of Wazed Ali Choudhury (Congress) in South Salmara constituency has sent shockwaves in the AIUDF. ...

Victory of people, says Sonowal
GUWAHATI, May 19 - Terming the BJP’s unprecedented performance at the Assembly polls as a historic mandate by the people, BJP State president Sarbananda Sonowal today said that the party’s victory was made possible by the people of Assam and the hard ...

Sonowal beats Pegu by a margin of 18,923 votes
JORHAT, May 19 - After winning a sweeping victory in Majuli by a margin of 18,923 votes, BJP’s chief ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal said that along with the allied parties his government would fulfil the promises of solving the major proble ...

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