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Assam assembly election 2021

Assam Polls 2021: Priyanka Gandhi Says EC ‘Irresponsible’, Slams BJP's Negative Politics

Apr 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Congress-led Opposition has been raising questions over Election Commission's neutrality and functioning in the Assam polls.

Assembly Elections 2021: A Few Incidents Of Violence Reported In Bengal; Voter Turnout Crosses 71% In Kerala

Apr 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Assembly Elections 2021: Polling in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam and Puducherry came to an end at 6.30 pm on Tuesday. Five more phases of elections are scheduled to take place in West Bengal


Assam Assembly Polls: Stage Set For Final Phase Of Polling On Tuesday

Voters in 40 Assembly constituencies will decide the fate of 337 candidates, including those of senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, his five cabinet colleagues and BJP state unit president Ranjeet Kumar Dass.

On Assam, EC Erred. In his Q&A With Nicolas Burns, Rahul Gandhi Crossed The Line

Apr 05, 2021 Suman K Jha

With the Assam faux pas, the EC erred. Any move or invitation to involve an external party or country in India’s internal matters is plain wrong. On this, therefore, Rahul Gandhi is wrong.


Assam Assembly Polls 2021: 171 Votes Cast In Polling Booth That Had Only 90 Voters Listed

The incident occurred after the village head refused to accept the Election Commission’s (EC) voters’ list and brought a list of his own, according to which people cast their ballots, officials said.

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04 April, 2021

Is Election Commission Free And Fair?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Some of the ECI’s decisions in the ongoing Assembly elections have sparked outrage among the Opposition parties, raising questions about the poll body’s independence.


04 April, 2021

Chhattisgarh Naxal Encounter: Amit Shah Cuts Short Campaign In Assam, Likely To Hold Meeting In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Amit Shah is returning to the national capital and is likely to hold a meeting with senior officials of the ministry to review the situation in Chhattisgarh


03 April, 2021

EC Reduces Campaigning Ban On Himanta Biswa Sarma To 24 Hours

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission on Saturday reduced the campaigning ban on BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma to 24 hours.


03 April, 2021

Assam Assembly Polls 2021: After Ban On Himanta Biswa, EC Transfers Cop Brother From Goalpara

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission’s order on Friday said that Goalpara Superintendent of Police Sushanta Biswa Sarma shall be transferred to some suitable post in the state headquarters.


03 April, 2021

Need Militants To Join The Mainstream To Create 'Atmanirbhar Assam': PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that the NDA government has always formulated policies that are non-discriminatory in nature.


03 April, 2021

Assam EVM Row: Incident Occurred Due To 'Foolishness' Of Presiding Officer, Says EC

Outlook Web Bureau

The EC ordered repolling in polling station 179 of Ratabari seat in Assam after a controversy erupted when a polling party carried an EVM in a vehicle that belonged to the wife of a BJP candidate


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03 April, 2021

Assam Assembly Polls 2021: BJP Leader Himanta Biswa Sarma Barred From Campaigning

Outlook Web Bureau

The EC barred Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for the Assembly polls after he allegedly threatened Bodoland People's Front chief Hagrama Mohilary


02 April, 2021

Assam Assembly Polls: Police Fire Rubber Bullets At Mob To Stop EVM Snatching, 2 Injured

Outlook Web Bureau

A crowd of over 500 people attempted to snatch the EVM alleging rigging by BJP and UPPL members which the police tried to disperse by firing rubber bullets


02 April, 2021

Election Commission On Backfoot As EVM Controversy Hits Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

The Election Commission on Friday ordered repolling in polling station 179 of Ratabari seat in Assam after a video surfaced on social media which allegedly showed EVMs in the car of Patharkandi BJP candidate Krishnendu Paul


02 April, 2021

'Rethink Use Of EVMs': Priyanka Gandhi After Video Shows Them In BJP Leader's Car In Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi said the Election Commission should act decisively on such complaints and that a serious re-evaluation of the use of EVM’s needs to be carried out by all national parties.


01 April, 2021

Congress 'A Mute Spectator' To Violence In Bodo Areas: PM Narendra Modi In Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

'The people of Assam have shown the Congress-led alliance the red card', said PM Modi while addressing an election rally in Kokrajhar.


01 April, 2021

Assam Elections 2021: Women Turn Out In Large Number, Overall Situation Peaceful

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Elections 2021: The elections started at 7 am and will continue till 6 pm.


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01 April, 2021

2nd Phase, Assembly Elections 2021: 80.53% Turnout In Bengal, 77.21% In Assam

Outlook Web Bureau

Assembly Elections 2021: The second phase of polling has begun amid tight security arrangements and Covid-19 protocols


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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