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Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam: BPF knocks at BJP door after exiting Congress’ Mahajot

The chief minister told us that he wants to have an inclusive govt and if someone wants friendship with BJP, the party will deliberate on it

05 Sep 2021 8:22 AM

After Mizoram, now border dispute of Assam with Arunachal comes into limelight

Arunachal students mount pressure on the state to protest against highhandedness of Assam police

03 Aug 2021 2:13 AM

Setback to Congress as another MLA joins ruling BJP in Assam

Earlier, four-time MLA Rupjyoti Kurmi, who was the lone Congress MLA from the Tea Tribe community, had resigned as an MLA in June

02 Aug 2021 7:34 AM

6 cops die as Assam, Mizoram border row intensifies

In the evening, a crowd resorted to indiscriminate firing on an Assam police team

27 Jul 2021 9:22 AM

Muslims will face no loss due to CAA: RSS chief

Bhagwat says two frameworks do not create any Hindu-Muslim divide

22 Jul 2021 12:55 AM

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Grenade blast in Assam kills two

The incident comes days after Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s appeal to Ulfa-I commander-in-chief to shun the path of violence

15 May 2021 8:12 AM

BJP legislature party meet to decide on CM candidate for Assam

The state unit of the party is abuzz that around 40 MLAs, including alliance partners, are backing Mr Sarma

09 May 2021 1:43 AM

Assam govt to increase minimum wage of tea workers soon

The notification to be issued in ten days

06 Feb 2021 5:38 PM

Five year term was not enough for BJP govt to drive out Mughals from Assam: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sarma told reporters that his government has decided to approach the SC after the polls next year for complete re-verification of NRC

06 Nov 2020 2:26 PM

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

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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

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

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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

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

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