Asom Gana Parishad

Type: Organization
Name: Asom Gana Parishad
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

BJP Pins Hopes on 'Modi Wave' in Assam

It is “Bihu” in Assam, the biggest festival for the Assamese. But 30 years after student leaders such as Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Bhrighu Phukan went straight from their hostel rooms in Guwahati University to occupy ministerial bungalows, the state ... [Published New Indian Express - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

He will marry only after he wins polls

Kamal Uddin is not a magician nor does he have the Aladdin's lamp but he claims he can solve ALL problems under the sun if elected to the Parliament. "If you elect me, I will double the salaries of government employees, build homes for the homeless, give ... [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

AGP aims for 2016 assembly elections

GUWAHATI: The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) is looking at the Lok Sabha polls this year as an exercise to gain its lost support base and aim for the 2016 assembly polls.The last phase of the Lok Sabha polls will be held on April 24 in lower Assam constituencies ... [Published Times of India - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Congress, BJP are same in character: Mahanta

BY OUR STAFF REPORTERGuwahati, April 13: While launching a scathing attack on the two national parties, Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party, Asom Gana Parishad chief Prafulla Kumar Mahanta today said that both these parties are of the same character and ... [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 2 reports

BJP, Congress making false promises: AGP

The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) on Sunday accused both the Congress and the BJP of trying to deceive the people of Assam by making false poll promises.Addressing a press conference here, AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta alleged that there was no difference ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Parties reluctant to reveal poll funds

R Dutta choudhuryGUWAHATI, April 13 – Most of the political parties have to spend substantial amounts of money during the elections, but most parties are reluctant to divulge their election budgets or their sources of income. The Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) ... [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ahluwalia-Gurung accuse didi of plotting division

Gorkha Janamukti Morcha chief Bimal Gurung today accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of using a divide and rule policy among the hill people. Addressing a huge crowd at Saraswati Girls High School ground here, he said, “The time has come for all Gorkhas ... [Published The Echo Of India - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

'Festival of votes' steals Bihu show in Assam

GUWAHATI: With poll fever gripping the state, Assam's Bihu festival seems to have taken a backseat for the time being.While political leaders are busy campaigning for votes for their respective parties, government employees are toiling hard to complete ... [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

Lok Sabha elections : Assam goes to polls tomorrow

The electoral fortunes of 51 contestants, including two Union ministers, will be decided in five Lok Sabha seats in Assam tomorrow when an electorate of 64,41,634 will cast their votes amidst tight security.RNA Research & ArchivesThe electoral fortunes ... [Published DNA India - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 3 reports

Lok Sabha elections 2014: The battle begins on Monday

TFive constituencies in Assam -- Tezpur, Kaliabor, Jorhat, Dibrugarh and Lakhimpur and Tripura (West) in Tripura – will go to polls on Monday.Campaign has already ended in these constituencies and the candidates have mounted door-to-door contact with ... [Published rediff.com - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

India: National elections campaign starts in Assam

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio, along with former Assam chief minister and president of the regional political party Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, take part in an election rally for AGP candidate Pradip Hazarika in the Sivasagar ... [Published Citizenside - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 3 reports

‘25% of candidates in Assam, Tripura have average assets of Rs 5.75 cr’

In Assam and Tripura, 16 out of the 64 candidates in the fray in the first phase of elections on April 7, are 'crorepatis', with average assets of Rs 5.75 crore, says an analysis of their affidavits by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR).Congress ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Mar 27 2014]

Quotes

"We have a pretty good chance of winning the Guwahati parliamentary constituency as we have witnessed a change in people's outlook. People are fed up with Congress and BJP has not done much here. Our candidate Birendra Prasad Baishya voices the concerns of our people in New Delhi. People believe that he can really do something for the benefit of the region and its people" Kalita said
...Uddin is not a magician nor does he have the Aladdin's lamp but he claims he can solve ALL problems under the sun if elected to the Parliament. "If you elect me, I will double the salaries of government employees, build homes for the homeless, give jobs to the jobless and provide livestock to women to help them eke out a living" Kamal Uddin told voters at a rally recently
"It will be a contest between a grandmother and a grandson" Manas said recently. Bijoya refused to react on this statement when dna contacted her
"I can sense the change this time. As there is no alternative to regional politics for the development of the region, I feel people will vote for us. This Lok Sabha polls is a run-up for us to the 2016 assembly election. We will try to regain the faith of the people" AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta told reporters in the city on Sunday

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Lok Sabha poll 2014: Know about constituencies ... [Published Oneindia - 6 hours ago]
BJP Pins Hopes on 'Modi Wave' in Assam [Published New Indian Express - 11 hours ago]
Assam: Modi, Rahul to hit campaign trail at sam... [Published rediff.com - Apr 18 2014]
Enthusiastic independent candidates in northeas... [Published ProKerala.com - Apr 18 2014]
Armed insurgency couldn’t be contained for Cong... [Published Tripura Info - Apr 17 2014]
Close fight on the cards in Barpeta LS seat [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
AGP eyes 3 seats in central, lower Assam [Published Times of India - Apr 16 2014]
Cong, AIUDF banking on anti-incumbency factor [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Boss is never wrong [Published Calcutta Telegraph - Apr 16 2014]
He will marry only after he wins polls [Published DNA India - Apr 16 2014]
Lok Sabha Elections: Polar contest as 32-year-o... [Published DNA India - Apr 15 2014]
AGP aims for 2016 assembly elections [Published Times of India - Apr 14 2014]
The Accidental Prime Minister... creates ripple... [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 14 2014]
Congress, BJP are same in character: Mahanta [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 14 2014]
BJP, Congress making false promises: AGP [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 13 2014]
BJP, Congress making false promises: AGP [Published The Hindu - Apr 13 2014]
Parties reluctant to reveal poll funds [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 13 2014]
Congress does a BJP to snatch Assam's Silchar [Published DNA India - Apr 13 2014]
Ahluwalia-Gurung accuse didi of plotting division [Published The Echo Of India - Apr 12 2014]
'Festival of votes' steals Bihu show in Assam [Published Times of India - Apr 12 2014]
Teach centre lesson for trying to give away Tee... [Published Daijiworldcom - Apr 12 2014]
Poll talk [Published The Hindu - Apr 12 2014]
6 crorepatis in the fray for 2nd phase [Published Times of India - Apr 10 2014]
AGP’s slot is BJP’s target in Assam [Published DailyMe.Com - Apr 10 2014]
Shaadaab S Bakht: The hills are a divine gift, ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 10 2014]
BJP looks eastward [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
AGP’s slot is BJP’s target in Assam [Published The Hindu - Apr 10 2014]
EVM malfunctioning again raises doubt over polling [Published SentinelAssam.com - Apr 09 2014]
Close contest between BJP, Cong likely in Silchar [Published Assam Tribune - Apr 09 2014]
West Guwahati residents to oppose airport priva... [Published Times of India - Apr 09 2014]
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