Himanta Biswa Sarma
Earlier, based on a complaint filed by Jaimagal, Jharkhand police had registered an FIR.
August 2, 2022
Assam says there's more to the recent flare-up than the border dispute. The state maintains Assam’s crackdown on narcotics has unnerved drug lords, who it says are politically connected in Mizoram.
July 31, 2021
Guwahati (Assam), July 11 : Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said a Hindu boy lying…
July 11, 2021
Guwahati: The BJP’s lead strategist in northeastern states and senior leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who had played significant…
May 10, 2021
GUWAHATI: Denying that “religious persecution” was a criterian for offering Indian nationality to Hindu and other select communities…
January 18, 2020
Soon after boxer Lovlina Borgohain bagged a bronze medal for India on Wednesday at the Tokyo Olympics, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted to congratulate the pugilist, saying that her name will be etched in golden letters in the history of Assam.
August 4, 2021
Kanhaiya Kumar termed Modi's statement in Bangladesh, where he is on a visit, about going to jail for that country's freedom as a 'big lie'.
March 28, 2021
"Some others may join too, a few others are also in touch," he said, while clarifying that the developments had no connect with the Rajya Sabha polls.
March 13, 2020
Guwahati, Feb 13 The opposition Congress and other organisations including those from the Muslim community on Thursday lashed…
February 14, 2020
Guwahati, Aug 31 Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said he had lost all hope in…
August 31, 2019
Even Assam state minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said, it is India's "responsibility" to take care of Hindus, a veiled reference to the Citizenship Bill. The RSS is likely to demand protection of the excluded Hindu population in Assam due to NRC.
September 6, 2019
On August 28, a candidate for the examination lodged an FIR at the Itanagar police station, complaining that the question papers for the APPSC exam held on August 26 and 27 were leaked.
September 18, 2022
In this context, Ramesh told mediapersons that the country has been divided under the BJP rule.
September 17, 2022
The Lok Sabha MP also said that every Prime Minister of the country has been hoisting the National Flag at Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day.
August 30, 2022
The state government is fearing disruption in the examination if agitation and protests happen on days of examination.
August 19, 2022
He alleged that Congress MLAs Naman Vixal Kongadi and Rajesh Kachhap called him to Kolkata and offered him money, promising Rs 10 crore per MLA.
August 1, 2022
"Who is footing the bills of the hotels in Surat (Gujarat) and Guwahati (Assam) as well as the chartered flights?" asked Tapase.
June 26, 2022
When asked by the reporters why they have come to the BJP ruled Assam, Eknath Shinde said: "It is a nice place."
June 23, 2022
Earlier on Sunday, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra led the Congress protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar against the Central government's new scheme of recruitment in the defence forces.
June 20, 2022
The BJP, which contested all 26 seats secured 2,25,999 votes while the Congress, which fielded 24 seats, managed 60,760 votes and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), which contested 10 seats, bagged 15,513 votes.
June 13, 2022
"We will be reviewing all these developments and more at the Joint Consultative Commission Meeting with my Bangladesh counterpart in mid-June,"
May 29, 2022
Mevani was flown to Guwahati on Thursday morning from where he was taken to Kokrajhar by road.
April 22, 2022
Guwahati/Imphal, April 11 : Political parties and apolitical organisations in the northeast on Sunday expressed opposition to the…
April 11, 2022
Rahul Gandhi had on February 10 tweeted about the diversity and strength of India.
February 15, 2022
Roy Barman and Saha were earlier in Congress before joining Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 2016 and then to BJP next year (2017).
February 8, 2022
Guwahati, Feb 5 : The Gauhati High Court on Friday upheld the Assam act, enacted last year, to…
February 5, 2022
People of all ages, mostly women and children, throw 'pithas' (rice cakes) and areca nuts after setting fire to the 'Mejis' and then offer prayers as part of the festivity.
January 18, 2022
The mortal remains of Nongkynrih, who was awarded the Padma Shri in 2015, would be brought to Shillong after completing the necessary formalities in Mumbai.
January 6, 2022
The six disputed locations are Tarabari, Gizang, Boklapara, Pillangkata, Ratacherra, and Hahim.
December 23, 2021
The party alleged that RBS Realtors Private Limited acquired most of the 18 acres in two stages, first in 2006-2007 and then in 2009.
December 20, 2021
The Mizoram Chief Minister in his letter to Shah said that Mizo people by and large do not understand Hindi, and none of his Cabinet ministers understands Hindi, while some even have problems with the English language.
November 10, 2021
The counting of votes in all seats will take place on November 2.
October 29, 2021
Guwahati, Oct 28 : After Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Election Commission (EC) following a complaint…
October 28, 2021
Sarma also made announcements to set up a medical college in Thawra assembly seat and also to build two bridges over the rivers in the constituency in violation of model code of conduct, the complaint said.
October 24, 2021
The Assembly seats going to the bypolls on October 30 are Gossaigaon, Tamulpur, Thowra, Bhabanipur and Mariani.
October 9, 2021
The Assam government had earlier declared that the vacated land would be utilised for agricultural purposes and training would be given to 500 indigenous youth in farming, including piggery and pisciculture, for the purpose.
September 25, 2021
Sarma had said that if the owners wish to convert single engine to marine engine, the state government would provide a grant of Rs 10 lakh with 75 per cent subsidy.
September 12, 2021
Jorhat district administration and police officials said that the police and the disaster management personnel located the capsized boat about 350 metres from the riverbank.
September 9, 2021
Guwahati, Aug 14 : The BJP-led Assam government on Friday passed the much-debated ‘Assam Cattle Preservation Bill, 2021′…
August 14, 2021
Mizoram Police remains on alert to facilitate the smooth movement of all types of goods and passenger vehicles all along to Aizawl, he added.
August 8, 2021
Violent clashes along the Assam-Mizoram border took place on July 26 that left six Assam Police personnel dead and around 100 civilians and security personnel injured.
August 1, 2021
Guwahati/Aizawl, July 31 : The Assam Police has issued summons to Mizoram’s Rajya Sabha member and six state…
July 31, 2021
Cachar, Karimganj and Hailakandi districts in Assam's Barak Valley share 164 km borders with three Mizoram districts -- Aizawl, Kolasib and Mamit.
July 29, 2021
Till April 30 this year, the FTs have disposed of 2,98,471 cases. Of them, 1,39,900 were declared as foreigners while 321 were repatriated.
July 20, 2021
"We took this decision after witnessing crowding in front of liquor outlets during the non-curfew timing. The experimental step was also taken following the directives of the Supreme Court and the Madras High Court,"
July 16, 2021
In his July 10 complaint, Jwadder alleged that petty criminals were being shot and the reason mentioned for such "fake encounters" is that they tried to "flee from police custody, snatching pistols".
July 14, 2021
The Congress leader said that Sarma had said some time back that all opposition MLAs should join the BJP, saying "what will they do in the opposition benches for five years?"
July 9, 2021
Sarbananda Sonowal will also have to work towards strengthening the country's network of major and minor ports that hold the key strengthening India's trade.
July 8, 2021
A statement from the microblogging platform said that Koo is available in multiple Indian languages with people from across different regions expressing themselves in their mother tongues.
June 17, 2021
Silchar (Assam), June 2 : The Congress, various organisations and individuals on Wednesday urged the Assam government to…
June 3, 2021
Kolkata, May 30 : A member of the Assam-based Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), led by jailed rights…
May 30, 2021
Guwahati, May 29 : The Assam government on Saturday announced “Chief Minister’s Sishu Sewa Scheme” to provide financial…
May 29, 2021
IMD Director in Tripura Dilip Saha said that light to moderate rain is likely to occur in many states of the northeastern region.
May 24, 2021
The draft list was published in August 2019, excluding 19.06 lakh out of 3.3 crore applications for lack of adequate documents for establishing their Indian citizenship.
May 14, 2021
Guwahati: The ruling BJP-led alliance is set to make a comeback in Assam in the first Assembly election…
May 3, 2021
Assam Election Results 2021 Live: An average 82.04 per cent voter turnout was recorded in the elections to 126 assembly constituencies in Assam.
May 2, 2021
Guwahati, April 29: At least 10 persons were injured as a powerful earthquake measuring 6.4 on the Richter…
April 29, 2021
GUWAHATI : An estimated 82.33 per cent of 79.2 lakh electors voted in the third and last phase…
April 7, 2021
Guwahati: The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assam, which on Friday announced its first list of 70…
March 6, 2021
The new retail sale price of diesel with effect from Tuesday midnight will be Rs 79.13 in Shillong, with slight variation in the other districts.
February 17, 2021
The Congress on Saturday alleged that the ruling BJP has been working overtime to destroy the social fabric of Assam.
January 31, 2021
All the 620 government-run madrasas will be converted into the general schools and 97 Sanskrit tols handed over to Kumar Bhaskarvarma Sanskrit University.
December 29, 2020
Meanwhile, sources said that some Congress leaders are expected to join the BJP during Shah’s visit.
December 26, 2020
All government-run madrasas would be converted to high schools and new admissions would be held for existing students as regular ones, officials say.
December 14, 2020
Guwahati: Veteran Congress leader and three-time Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi’s health condition deteriorated on Saturday due to…
November 22, 2020
According to the Assam Health Department officials, the Covid-19 positivity rate has sharply come down to 1.4 per cent whereas the recovery rate has increased to 89.61 per cent.
October 26, 2020
Guwahati, Oct 21 : Indias first Rs 694 crore international Multi-Modal Logistic Park (MMLP) would be set up…
October 21, 2020
The Assam government has decided to close down all the state-run madrassas and Sanskrit tols (schools) as it "can't afford to teach religious scriptures with public funds".
October 15, 2020
Madrassas in Assam to shut down: ‘Teaching Quran can’t happen at the cost of govt money,’ says minister
Last week, the state Education Minister had announced that the BJP-led government in Assam has decided to shut down state-run Madrasas and Sanskrit ‘tols’ and convert them to schools.
October 14, 2020
A four-time Congress MLA beginning with her first election in 1972, Taimur held portfolios like education before becoming chief minister for a brief period from December 6, 1980 to June 30, 1981.
September 29, 2020
In Tripura, 7,232 people have recovered from the disease while 3,529 active cases were reported on Saturday night.
August 29, 2020
Guwahati, Aug 18 : The Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) has been selected for the second phase…
August 18, 2020
Gogoi's legal counsel Santanu Barthakur told the media, "In the morning, I received the news that Gogoi has tested positive for Covid-19."
July 10, 2020
Manipur Chief Minister's advisor Rajat Sethi, tweeted a photo of NPP MLAs, led by Sangma, meeting Heptulla on Thursday afternoon.
June 26, 2020
Imphal, June 21 : While Manipur’s ruling BJP clinched the state’s lone Rajya Sabha seat on Friday even…
June 21, 2020
As the number of Covid cases are rapidly rising, as many as 43 areas of the Guwahati city had been declared as containment zones, of which 24 areas were still sealed.
June 11, 2020
Guwahati/Agartala/Aizawl, June 2 : The return of 3.50 lakh natives from south and north India has led to…
June 2, 2020
Kohima/Guwahati/Agartala, May 25 (IANS) After Sikkim, Nagaland reported its first coronavirus case when three people, who returned from…
May 25, 2020
Guwahati/Imphal, May 20 : With 44 fresh cases in the past 24 hours, Assam saw its tally of…
May 20, 2020
Guwahati, May 19 : With two deaths, Assam registered a 54 per cent increase in COVID-19 positive cases…
May 19, 2020
Guwahati, May 8 A 16-year-old girl tested positive for Covid-19 in Guwahati on Thursday night a day after…
May 8, 2020
Guwahati/Agartala, April 20 : With no fresh positive coronavirus cases reported in the past 48 hours from any…
April 21, 2020
The kits are in Assam and in our comfort zone. When the doctors are satisfied and we face a crisis, only then they would use those gears.
April 19, 2020
A total of 241 Tablighi Jamaat attendees have been traced in Punjab and among them, six have tested…
April 5, 2020
The seven people attended the congregation before the nationwide lockdown was imposed in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
April 1, 2020
According to the notification, all shops and business establishments, barring pharmacies and shops selling essential commodities, would remain closed during the lockdown.
March 23, 2020
New Delhi, Jan 11 : Little before 10 p.m. on the Friday night, the Centre uploaded the gazette…
January 11, 2020
The South: Apart from Karnataka, where the BJP came to power after certain MLAs of Congress and JD-S rebelled, there is not a single state where the BJP is in power.
December 23, 2019
The four organisations that met Shah were Manipur People Against Citizenship Amendment Bill (MANPAC), Zeliangrong Union (Assam, Manipur, Nagaland unit), The North East Forum for Indigenous People (NEFIP) and Kuki Inpi Manipur (KIM)'s Imphal Unit.
December 4, 2019
Ramesh said the CAB must be send to select committee. "The BJP is trying to discard Assam's NRC and blame NRC co-ordinator Prateek Hajela,"
November 30, 2019
Guwahati, Aug 31 Over 19.06 lakh people now need to prove they are Indian citizens, after the final…
September 1, 2019
Guwahati, March 4 Praising Prime Minister Modi’s move to retaliate against the Pulwama terror attack, Assam Finance Minister…
March 4, 2019
The picture of the poster takes a swipe at the ruling BJP over the Rafale fighter jet deal row.
February 8, 2019
New Delhi, Oct 23: Protesters burnt tyres on roads, tried to put up blockades on railway tracks and disrupted…
October 23, 2018
Guwahati, Oct 23: At least 60 organisations, including the Congress, have called a 12-hour Assam bandh on Tuesday…
October 23, 2018
Kolkata, Oct 6: The Congress on Saturday said the alliances of different opposition parties will have to be formed…
October 6, 2018
Pulling down of statues is a milder form of retribution compared to the coarse standards set by the Governor.
March 10, 2018
Agartala/Shillong/Kohima, March 3: In a saffron surge in the northeast, the BJP put up a spectacular show in…
March 3, 2018
India has deployed around 60,000 police and paramilitary troops on Bangladesh border linked with Indian state Assam to…
December 31, 2017
New Delhi, Nov 23 : The Congress on Thursday slammed Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his…
November 23, 2017
After his comment linking cancer to sins of past life triggered outrage, Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma…
November 23, 2017
New Delhi, Nov 23: Senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Thursday slammed Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over…
November 23, 2017
Kochi, Sep 12: The Badminton Association of India (BAI) on Monday announced annual Lifetime Achievement Awards to the greats…
September 12, 2017
Agartala, Sep 6: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah has finalised the party’s strategies for three poll-bound non-BJP…
September 6, 2017
New Delhi, Aug 28: Badminton Association of India (BAI) interim President Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday announced cash awards…
August 28, 2017
After arriving at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International airport around 10 a.m., Modi took an Indian Air Force chopper to go to Khanapara area where he met the chief ministers.
August 1, 2017
Guwahati, May 4: The Assam government will recommend to the Centre disqualification of MLAs and MPs who do not…
May 4, 2017
Guwahati, April 10: In a draft population policy, the Assam government suggested denial of government jobs to people with…
April 10, 2017
Guwahati, Dec 26: Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday launched ‘Atal-Amrit Abhiyan’ at a function here. Marking the…
December 26, 2016
Guwahati, Nov 14: Taking a serious note to the prevailing currency crisis, the Assam government is planning to…
November 14, 2016
Shillong, June 1 : The political turmoil within the ruling Congress in Meghalaya over demands for Chief Minister Mukul…
June 1, 2016
New Delhi, May 19 : The defeat in assembly polls to four major states on Thursday has come as…
May 19, 2016
New Delhi, May 13 : Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ruled out any possibility of forming a secular…
May 13, 2016
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday accused Election Commission officials of bias saying they were harassing Congress…
April 11, 2016
Assam has six Central jails, 22 district jails, one open air jail, one special jail, one sub-jail and six detention centres for "declared foreigners".
June 6, 2020