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Local curbs, fear of lockdown spur another exodus of migrant workers | India News

RANCHI/BERHAMPUR/BENGALURU: The second wave of Covid infections is sparking another reverse migration of workers returning to their home states from places reporting sharp increases in...

The three-phase poll witnessed a state average of 82.04 per cent

The three-phase poll witnessed a state average of 82.04 per cent. The election commission has assured strong vigilance has been put in place and assured...

assam: 82.33 per cent voting recorded in final phase in Assam

An estimated 82.33 per cent of 79.2 lakh electors voted in the third and last phase of Assam Assembly election in 40 constituencies on Tuesday...

Strict action against corrupt officials ensured poor youths were able to secure government jobs transparently: Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that due to the strict actions taken against corrupt officials, a lot of poor youths have been able to...

Polls help chopper charters fly out of Covid mire | India News

MUMBAI: The ongoing assembly elections in four states have apparently vaccinated the Indian helicopter charter industry against the debilitating effects of the Covid pandemic. Industry...

Assam: Recurring floods among election issues

Infiltration and illegal immigrants may be the main topics of electioneering in Assam, but for the people of Bhawanipur, Pathacharkuchi and adjoining areas, the primary...

Assembly elections 2021: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: The campaigning for the assembly elections of West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry picked up pace a day after the second...

In next 2 days, seven PM rallies in poll-bound states as BJP top guns fire on all cylinders | India News

NEW DELHI: Leading from the front, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address seven big rallies over the next two days. The rallies will be covering...

Voting begins in West Bengal, Assam for 2nd phase of elections: Top developments | India News

NEW DELHI: Voting for the second phase of the Assembly elections in Assam and West Bengal began on Thursday. The candidates from 30 constituencies in...

Covid-19: Five states account for over 78 per cent of new cases | India News

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Punjab, Karnataka, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu continue to report a surge in Covid-19 daily cases, accounting for 78.41 per cent of the...

State of the state polls: What is at stake in the forthcoming elections?

When West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee left the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata on a wheel chair on March 12, her...

Assam breaks all records in poll seizures, Rs 18cr worth items caught so far

Assam broke all previous records in seizures of cash, liquor, drugs and other goods in the run-up to the Assembly polls with various agencies already...

Over 1.8 crore vaccine doses administered in India | India News

NEW DELHI: The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in India has crossed 1.8 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday. These include...

PM Modi sends out key message as he takes Covaxin shot | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi was administered the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Monday. He also became the first person to be inoculated...

Assam poll dates: Geographical, ethnic & linguistic factors at play | India News

GUWAHATI: The Election Commission of India (ECI) seems to have strictly followed distinctive geographical, ethnic and linguistic divisions while finalizing the poll schedule for the...

RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states | India News

PATNA: Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly...

Modi, not Manmohan Singh, ensured Assam gets its due of oil royalty, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said that it was Prime Minister Narendra Modi who ensured that Assam gets its due...

India’s growth engine to be powered by Assam, North East: PM Modi | India News

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India’s growth engine would be further boosted with the development of Assam and the northeastern region....

PM Modi leaves for Assam, West Bengal to inaugurate development projects | India News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit Assam and West Bengal on Monday to lay foundation stones of several projects in the...

Always special to be in Assam, says PM Modi on eve of visit | India News

GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will be visiting poll-bound Assam for the third time in one month on Monday, said it is always special...

BJP resolution lauds PM, Centre for farm laws, handling LAC standoff and COVID-19 pandemic

Amid the ongoing protests against the three new agricultural laws, the ruling BJP Sunday passed a resolution lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre...

BJP begins canvassing to frame manifesto ahead of Assam assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The BJP is reaching out to people across Assam to elicit their views before framing its manifesto ahead of the upcoming assembly election. The...

SC issues notice to Centre on transfer plea on grant of minority status to 5 communities

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Tuesday sought government’s reply on a plea, seeking transfer of cases from several high courts to it against the Centre’s...

Assam Polls: Congress exploring possibilities of an alliance with BPF

Guwahati: The Congress is in talks with the Bodoland People’s Front (BPF), which is currently a BJP ally in the ruling government, for a possible...

Daily Covid-19 deaths below 150 for last 10 days; no fatality in 17 states, UTs in a day | India News

NEW DELHI: India on Monday reported 84 fatalities as it continued to register less than 150 daily Covid-19 deaths for the last 10 days, while...