Given the depleting mass base of the regional Asom Gana Parishad led by former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta, a section of senior leaders of the party are waiting in the wings to join the Bharatiya Janata Party, which is gaining ground in Assam. A shrewd Mahanta is trying very hard for a tie-up with the saffron party for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls to put a stop to the exodus. Senior APG leader and former minister Hitendra Nath Goswami left the party along with a section of his ... Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Guwahati, Feb 13 (PTI) Former Assam Chief Minister and AGP president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta has received death threats and extortion demand by a person claiming to have done so on behalf of the ULFA-Independent c-in-c Paresh Baruah. Mahanta filed a ...Press Trust of India, 3 weeks ago Prafulla Mahanta `receives death threats` Zee News, 3 weeks ago PTI - MAHANTA - Prafulla Mahanta 'receives death threats' Namibia Press Agency, 3 weeks ago
"In Assam, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta fought elections for the first time and became Chief Minister at a very young age. After that I have not heard about him in the last 25 years. Such 'Aap-ghats' (accident, in Marathi) do happen in politics. So don't lose ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago AAP's success could prove to be ... Siasat Daily, 2 months ago AAP's success could be fluke: Pawar Deccan Chronicle, 2 months ago AAP's success could be an accident: Pawar Manorama Online, 2 months ago
Asom Gana Parishad president Prafulla Kumar Mahanta here on Sunday said that his party is going to contest all the seats in Assam. Pointing out that they have local level alliance with various ethnic groups, Mr Mahanta said, It is true that we were ...Asian Age, 17 hours ago AGP slams Congress VP's visit Times of India, 1 week ago AGP seeks EC control for fair RS election Times of India, 1 month ago Rajya Sabha polls: AGP suspects horse trading by Congress News Chennai Online, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI, Dec 23 - Acclaiming a critical phase of history when Assam stood as one to safeguard its identity, former Rajya Sabha MP and noted journalist and author, Kuldip Nayar described AGP president and former chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta as a ...The Assam Tribune, 2 months ago
Throwing security concerns to the wind, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday plunged himself amid the masses in Nagaon district of Assam during a road show after seeking blessings of Goddess Kamakhya at the historic Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati earlier in the day. A large number of people were waiting for hours since morning at Nehrubali ground in Nagaon town in central Assam cheered the Congress leader as soon as he alighted from a chopper from Guwahati where he ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago Groups slam Rahul silence Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
Guwahati, Feb. 26: In a jolt to the third front floated yesterday as a rival to the Congress and the BJP at the national level, the AGP today said it was yet to make up its mind to join the group. CPM general secretary Prakash Karat had announced ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
Guwahati, Feb. 7: The ruling Congress-BPF alliance today swept the Rajya Sabha elections in Assam by winning all three seats. An elated Himanta Biswa Sarma, a senior minister in the Tarun Gogoi cabinet, told reporters here this evening that Congress ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago Cong has last laugh on RS poll eve Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago Protests Against Cong RS Nominee Sanjay Sinh in Assam Outlook India, 1 month ago
Guwahati, Feb. 13: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today announced that the state government would give money as gift to the poor during Rongali Bihu, the state's biggest festival. The Opposition, however, has slammed the move as an attempt to woo ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 weeks ago Fiscal fitness: Gogoi budgets 'Bohag Bihu gift' for poor Times of India, 3 weeks ago Mixed response to Budget in State Assam Tribune, 3 weeks ago
The main Opposition parties in Assam -- Asom Gana Parishad, Bharatiya Janata Party and All India United Democratic Front -- have come down heavily on the Congress government in Assam for presenting an ‘election-oriented populist’ interim budget for the year 2014-15. The opposition parties were especially harsh in criticising Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who also holds the finance portfolio, for announcing cash gifts to BPL people in the state during the next spring ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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