Assam

'Congress' poll performance unfortunate, disappointing'

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday termed her party's performance in the state assembly elections 'unfortunate, disappointing and unexpected'

'Congress' poll performance unfortunate, disappointing'

Battle in Assam BJP-led coalition over chief minister post

In Assam, the BJP failed to gain a majority on its own, winning 60 of the 126 seats. Its allies AGP won 9 and BPF 4 seats, but the competition for the post of chief minister is getting bitter

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal addressing media after BJP led alliance confirmed their victory in Assam elections 2021, at Assam BJP headquarter in Guwahati on 2 May 2021

People spend sleepless night as 20 aftershocks jolt Assam

People of central and northern Assam spent a sleepless night on Wednesday as 20 aftershocks continued till Thursday afternoon

People spend sleepless night as 20 aftershocks jolt Assam

Strong quake hits India’s Assam state

There have been no reports of casualties so far, with residents saying the main human toll was stress, minor cuts and bruises

A woman collects water from a tap near a collapsed wall at an apartment building in Guwahati on 28 April 2021, after a strong earthquake hit Assam in northeastern India, damaging buildings, but there were no immediate reports of casualties

Earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts

An earthquake jolts Dhaka and other parts of the country at around 8:30am on Wednesday

Earthquake jolts Dhaka, other parts

Fresh violence as 175m vote in Indian state polls

West Bengal in eastern India was the most important with prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu-nationalist BJP party attempting to win power there for the first time

Rapid Action Force (RAF) try to controll All India Trinamool Congress party supporters shouting against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters as West Bengal's Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee (not pictured) enters inside a polling station during the second phase of West Bengal's legislative elections in Nandigram on 1 April 2021

Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls

Voting for 30 seats in West Bengal’s second phase Assembly elections and the second phase of Assam assembly elections began on Thursday amid tight security and all Covid-19 protocols

Voting begins in second phase of West Bengal, Assam assembly polls

India

Voting in West Bengal, Assam begins as Modi aims to expand BJP empire

Victory in the eastern region of 90 million would be a huge achievement for Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party as it seeks to expand its power base beyond its Hindi-speaking northern heartlands

A paramilitary personnel assists an elderly woman while a volunteer checks her body temperature before entering a polling station to cast her ballot during Phase 1 of West Bengal's legislative election in Purulia district on 27 March 2021

Decision on Teesta water sharing after WB, Assam polls: Water resources secy

India will take some decisions, including implementation of Teesta water-sharing treaty, after elections in its West Bengal and Assam states

Decision on Teesta water sharing after WB, Assam polls: Water resources secy

India orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar

The Union Home Ministry has asked the paramilitary Assam Rifles to prevent any Myanmar national from crossing into Indian territory and push back any found attempting to cross over

India orders Assam Rifles to prevent influx from Myanmar
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