Himanta Biswa Sarma
Opinion  /  Published 05.09.20

Play defence: BJP speaks up for Kangana

From the day Sonia Gandhi airdropped Shashi Tharoor as the nominee for Thiruvananthapuram around 11 years ago, the local leaders were unhappy. But when his Lok Sabha colleague, Kodikunnil Suresh, call...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 30.08.20

Assam in talks for oxygen for patients

The Assam government is in talks with oxygen producers from Bengal and Jharkhand so that critical Covid19 patients do not suffer for want of supply. The government has also decided to withdraw certain...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.08.20

Himanta-Madhav ‘power struggle’

Then BJP chief Amit Shah was said to have been impressed with Himanta’s political clout and manoeuvring, and this ensured that he became the convener of the NEDA (Northeast Democratic Alliance)....
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.08.20

Longest ropeway over Assam river

Apart from the longest river ropeway, Assam also boasts of the longest bridge in the country, the 9.1km Bhupen Hazarika Setu, also known as Dhola-Sadiya bridge, in Tinsukia district. Inaugurated by P...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.08.20

Assam charts Clause 6 route

The Assam government on Wednesday said the Centre could act on the report of the home ministry-constituted committee on implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord only after it has been discussed,...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.08.20

Assam off the blocks on education policy

Assam on Saturday set the ball rolling for the implementation of the new education policy announced by the Centre on July 29. The education department is setting up a 40-member committee to analyse a...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.07.20

Covid test for Assam tea garden workers

Dispur has ordered testing of tea garden workers for Covid-19 to prevent the pandemic, which has infected over 35,000 people in Assam, from spreading to the labour lines in the state. The urgency in ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.07.20

Plea to probe Assam Covid purchases

Leader of the Opposition in Assam, Debabrata Saikia, has moved the Upa Lokayukta seeking a probe into the alleged irregularities and preferential treatment given to certain suppliers by the state heal...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.07.20

Guest status for Assam plasma donors

The Assam government has decided to accord state guest status to plasma donors from outside the state for treatment of critical Covid-19 patients. Donors from within the state will also be given prefe...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.07.20

Assam revokes Covid roster order

The Assam health department on Wednesday revoked its July 6 order on 11-day duty and three-day quarantine for doctors and frontline workers on Covid duty, following a letter from the Assam branch of t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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