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Himanta Biswa Sarma confident of delivering better N-E results

The BJP had denied ticket to sitting Lok Sabha MPs on Jorhat and Tezpur Lok Sabha seats.

26 Mar 2019 2:55 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma above Amit Shah for Northeast: Ram Madhav

Madhav made the statement when asked why Sarma can't contest despite being responsible for 25 seats.

25 Mar 2019 9:25 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma not to contest LS election, says Amit Shah

The BJP’s central election committee, comprising Mr Modi and Mr Shah, however, rejected his name, which led to speculation in the media.

23 Mar 2019 12:24 AM

Assam BJP MP quits party in protest

Sarma who is alleged to have been hobnobbing with the Congress party for ticket came down heavily on new-comers in the BJP.

17 Mar 2019 3:52 AM

Assam BJP MP Ram Prasad Sarmah quits party

The list has been sent to Delhi and the names of the candidates for the 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam is scheduled to be announced Saturday.

16 Mar 2019 1:06 PM


BJP shortlists candidates for 10 Assam seats

The BJP and AGP leaders have decided to work from each others’ headquarters to fine-tune the coordination.

16 Mar 2019 12:36 AM

BJP will sweep NE, says Assam finance minister

Assam’s 14 constituencies will see polling in three phases on April 11, 18 and 23.

12 Mar 2019 2:40 AM

Citizenship Bill is stalled in RS, Northeast erupts in joy

Under the Assam Accord, all illegal immigrants who have entered after 1971, irrespective of religion, have to be deported.

14 Feb 2019 2:02 AM

Assam offers aid to temples, gold to brides in state budget

Sarma also announced a series of welfare schemes, which include providing rice at Rs 1 per kg to 53 lakh households.

07 Feb 2019 12:59 AM

Bill can save Assam from becoming J&K, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

While targeting the protestors Sarma said that people who justified bloodshed in Jammu and Kashmir are teaching us secularism.

26 Jan 2019 2:08 AM


AGP dares BJP to seek fresh mandate in Assam

The Assam people voted for the BJP-AGP alliance, not the BJP alone. They cannot claim to have formed the government on their own.

10 Jan 2019 2:23 AM

Congress trying to protect those who believe in Jinnah line: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Citizenship Bill: BJP says ‘intellectuals spreading rumours’.

07 Jan 2019 6:18 AM

Assam govt staff to face pay cut for neglecting parents, differently-abled siblings

If a govt employee neglects parents or any sibling that the parents need to take care of, 10 to 15 percent of salary would be deducted.

30 Jul 2018 12:15 PM

Tourism industry registers faster growth

Assam tourism minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said an amount of Rs 89cr has been earmarked for the tourism budget.

30 Apr 2018 1:08 AM

Himanta again proves to be BJP’s N-E pointman

Sarma has now earned the distinction of filling up the vacancy of late Pramod Mahajan in the BJP.

12 Mar 2018 1:40 AM


BJP, UDP flock to NPP to form next govt in Meghalaya, Sangma next CM

Conrad Sangma staked claim to form an alliance govt with the support of 34 legislators of regional political parties and BJP.

04 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

BJP, Cong reach 'kingmaker' UDP HQ at same time for Meghalaya support

UDP chief Donkupar Roy had said that his party would support that group which is able to provide 'a stable government'.

04 Mar 2018 4:33 PM

Meet Sunil Deodhar, BJP man behind Tripura magic

In fact, it was Deodhar, who had suggested the name of Biplab Deb to the party leadership for the post of party’s Tripura unit chief.

04 Mar 2018 1:13 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma is BJP’s man in Northeast, again

The former Congressman has already delivered Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh to BJP.

03 Mar 2018 1:33 PM

BJP confident of winning in all 3 northeast states: Ram Madhav

The election was held for 59 out of 60 seats in each of the three Northeastern states.

03 Mar 2018 12:24 PM