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Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP's key strategist says he won't contest Assam election

The election will be due next year but there's speculation already who will be the next chief minister

26 Aug 2020 8:31 AM

Assam to gift scooty to 22,000 girls students who secured 1st division in 12th boards

Assam asks teachers to go for compulsory Covid-19 test and report to school with a negative report on September 1

19 Aug 2020 6:50 PM

Himanta sent to Manipur as BJP tries to save its government

“The Manipur crisis will be resolved with the spirit of the NDA and NEDA," says Sarma.

23 Jun 2020 9:33 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma rules out inner line permit for Assam

Sarma’s revelation that there is no mention of ILP in the report has angered All Assam Students Union.

03 Mar 2020 4:34 AM

Heavy lobbying in Assam for 3 RS seats

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that BJP would be fielding candidate on one seat.

27 Feb 2020 2:07 AM

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BJP to spend Rs 710cr on religious institutes

Govt in Assam has decided to increase annuity amount by Rs 2L.

24 Feb 2020 3:10 AM

Assam schools to drop word ‘Maktab’

The minister also announced that work to convert Madrasas and Sanskrit Tols to government schools will begin after the state budget is tabled.

23 Feb 2020 4:11 AM

No govt funds for Assam madrasas

The state government was spending Rs 3-4 crore annually on madrasas and about Rs 1 crore on Sanskrit tols.

16 Feb 2020 3:38 AM

Minister says no virus case in Assam, denies reports

The clarification of the health minister came in the wake of a youth shifted to isolation ward of Guwahati Medical College Hospital.

03 Feb 2020 4:17 AM

Centre ready for talks with Ulfa group, urges Paresh to respond

Sarma, who is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), appealed to the militant outfits in Manipur to come forward for talks.

29 Jan 2020 1:49 AM

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BJP: CAA aims to resolve issues in Assam Accord

Speaking in the state assembly, Sarma said that there is a lot of wrong notions regarding 1971 as the cut-off date.

15 Jan 2020 1:27 AM

Modi wasn’t scheduled to visit Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sarma said that the request of the state government was not accepted by the Prime Minister’s Office.

11 Jan 2020 1:07 AM

Sops announced in Assam amid anti-CAA stir

Sarma said the education scheme related to the paper mills, entailing Rs 5 crore, would be implemented in February.

10 Jan 2020 2:22 AM

Assam sets up SIT to probe arson

Sarma said that the police has registered 197 cases in the state and arrested more than 223 people so far.

18 Dec 2019 1:55 AM

Assam hints at a dialogue; Net may be restored today

Sarma said the government would review the situation again on Tuesday to decide on restoring the Internet services in Guwahati.

17 Dec 2019 6:26 AM

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Govt’s desperate hurry on CAB seems puzzling

The protesters and the posters in the Northeast, including Assam, are angry and upset by “illegal migrants”.

09 Dec 2019 12:38 AM

In Assam, brides to get Rs 30,000 to buy gold

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the state Cabinet has approved the scheme and it will come into effect from January 1, 2020.

22 Nov 2019 2:03 AM

Assam: No government jobs for parents with more than 2 kids

he policy will come into effect from January 1, 2021.

23 Oct 2019 2:20 AM

BJP fears ‘losing’ Hindus left out of NRC

The BJP is also not happy as the exclusion of only 19 lakh people has potentially killed the “anti-foreigner” campaign plank of the BJP.

04 Sep 2019 12:42 AM

‘No one came to India after 1971,’ says Bangladesh Finance Minister Asaduzzaman Khan

This came as a response to Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma said that Bangladesh would be approached to take back its people.

01 Sep 2019 7:26 PM

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