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Asom Gana Parishad (AGP)


In U-turn, BJP ally AGP says will go to apex court over Citizenship Act

December 16, 2019 6:59 am

Of the 33 districts in the state, only three are in Barak Valley — a Bengali-majority region comprising Cachar, Hailakandi and Karimganj and home to a large population of post-Partition

BJP ally Asom Gana Parishad to move SC against Citizenship Act

December 15, 2019 12:30 pm

"A party delegation will soon go to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah and urge them reconsider CAB. We also appeal to the government that any decision on CAB should be taken only after talking to leading organisations like the AASU, AJYCP and others," Kalita added.

AGP back in NDA fold, BJP seals seat-sharing pacts across North-East

March 14, 2019 4:53 am

The gain in the N-E’s 25 Lok Sabha seats followed the party’s successful attempts in other key states including Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Bihar where it has managed to retain its allies despite some bickering and simmering discontent.

As AGP joins hands with BJP again, many in Assam feel betrayed

March 13, 2019 9:10 pm

There was hope that AGP would become relevant again, now the youth are not sure.

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: AGP-BJP seal pre-poll alliance in Assam

March 13, 2019 4:30 pm

In January this year, the AGP had walked out of the alliance with BJP after failing to convince the latter that the Citizenship Bill is a “threat” to the state and is considered to be against the basic principles of the 1985 Assam Accord.

After Asom Gana Parishad, 4 BJP allies in North East oppose Citizenship Bill, will discuss future

January 10, 2019 10:54 am

At least three more regional parties, in Tripura, Nagaland and Mizoram, all in the BJP’s 11-party North-East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), have called some provisions in the Bill a threat to indigenous communities.

AGP first list out, ‘friendly fight’ with BJP in some seats

March 18, 2016 11:36 am

The regional party is also expected to announce a second list of candidates in constituencies where the party will have a “friendly fight” with the BJP.

Massive protest against BJP calling NE people as 'immigrants'

February 04, 2015 6:02 pm

The BJP’s vision document for the Delhi assembly elections was released on Tuesday.

Mahanta elected AGP president

April 27, 2012 3:52 am

Mahanta,who had led the regional party to electoral victory twice — in 1985 and 1996 — had to quit the top post following a controversy over alleged bigamy in 2001.

AASU stir against Bangla land-swap

September 12, 2011 2:44 am

While the AASU has begun a series of agitational programmes,the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and BJP state unit have launched a signature campaign against the deal.