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Parties plan to rope in Bollywood stars for poll campaign

Sanjoy Ray GUWAHATI, March 7: Bollywood is divided on political lines like never before! Be it the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or the agriculture laws, stars of the tinsel town have not shied away from taking a stand. With elections in Assam around the corner, political parties are trying to rope

Resentment in NDA over seat sharing

State BJP president Ranjeet Kumar Dass, AGP president Atul Bora and UPPL leader Pramod Boro made this appeal to their respective party workers during a joint press conference held at the BJP’s media centre here.

GMC worst civic body, Guwahati no longer a livable city

Abinash Kalita Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs releases Municipal Performance Index and Ease of Living Index for 2020GUWAHATI, March 6: The Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) is the worst performing municipality body in the country and Guwahati, the gateway to the North East, is no longer a livable city. This

Cong releases first list of 40 candidates

Principal opposition Congress today declared its first list of candidates for 40 seats.

‘Himanta loyalists’ in BJP list shows minister's influence’

Pranjal Bhuyan GUWAHATI, March 6: The first list of candidates for the Assam Legislative Assembly polls released by the BJP reflects the ‘influence’ of Finance Minister and NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma in the ticket allocation process, as the party has ‘accommodated’ a number of ‘Sarma loyalists’ during distribution of

Assam logs 29 new COVID cases

Guwahati, March 6: Assam's coronavirus caseload increased to 2,17,642 with the detection of 29 new cases on Friday, according to a bulletin issued by the National Health Mission (NHM). The COVID-19 death toll remained unchanged at 1,093 as no fresh fatality due to the disease was reported

Kamrup admin ropes in ‘Raku Da’ as brand ambassador for polls

Adding a touch of novelty to its bid to enhance voter participation in the Assembly elections, the Kamrup district administration has roped in actor-comedian Rajkumar Thakuria – better known as ‘Raku Da’ among his fans – as brand ambassador for the polls.