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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

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

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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

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

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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

NRC out today, Assam leaders raising red flags

The NRC authorities in the state have, meanwhile, made all arrangements to publish the NRC at 10 am August 31.

31 Aug 2019 12:21 AM

Increased expenditure, low tax collection worry Assam

The expenditure utilisation stood at Rs 70,658 crore as against the budget amount of Rs 108,490 crore in 2018-19.

31 Jul 2019 2:46 AM

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Japanese Encephalitis outbreak claims 49 lives in Assam

Japanese encephalitis is generally spread by mosquitoes, specifically those of the Culex type. Pigs and wild birds serve as a reservoir for the virus.

07 Jul 2019 1:47 AM

Ruckus after girls ‘forced to dance nude’ in Assam

Organisers allegedly asked the girls to strip and dance naked, and threatened to attack them with daggers if they didn’t comply.

10 Jun 2019 7:18 AM

Assam, other N-E states reject narrative created against Citizenship Bill

The BJP allies — the regional AGP and Bodoland People’s Front — contested on four seats but failed to open their account.

03 Jun 2019 4:59 AM

Emergency-like situation in WB: Himanta Sarma on BJP worker Priyanka's arrest

Priyanka Sharma was arrested on Friday for sharing a morphed picture of Mamata Banerjee and sent to 14-day police custody.

13 May 2019 10:12 AM

Dancing skills of Himanta Biswa Sarma enthral supporters

Sarma said that craze of their state leaders for campaigning was equally high on demand.

05 Apr 2019 6:11 AM

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