Himanta Biswa Sarma
Opinion  /  Published 21.02.21

Wrong path: Azad's exit from Rajya Sabha

The exit of the veteran Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad, from the Rajya Sabha has reignited unrest within the party as one section — infamous as the Group of 23 — believes the truce work...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 18.02.21

4 held for trying to 'malign' Assam minister

Police on Wednesday arrested four persons belonging to the news website Pratibimba Live, including editor-in-chief Taufiquddin Ahmad, for allegedly posting a “salacious” news item to &ldqu...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.02.21

Himanta: Scribes held for 'malign' attempt

Two journalists were arrested on Wednesday for their alleged attempt to malign Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after they shared a photo of him along with his daughter with a "salacious intent...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.02.21

Promises of tea wage hike in 10 days

The BJP-led Assam government on Saturday said it will hike the minimum daily wage of tea garden workers within 10 days, a move which is set to rob Opposition parties of a key poll plank in the upcomin...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 31.01.21

Assam farmer ire at minister

Farmers from Assam’s vegetable hub in Darrang district are angry and hurt over health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s claim that their produce is allegedly responsible for the “rise&r...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


Opinion  /  Published 29.01.21

How to shred a fabric: the Assam Repealing Act

Things are falling apart in Assam. The state is being made witness to a manufactured breakdown of the plurality of Assamese society and its tolerance for difference. Fascism and chauvinism of various ...
By Suraj Gogoi in

Opinion  /  Published 13.01.21

Love jihad: chasing a phantom in Assam

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam is planning to bring a law that will make it mandatory for the bride and the groom to disclose information about their religion and income in officia...
By Subir Bhaumik in

North East  /  Published 13.01.21

Sarma clarifies Nadda's ST claim

A day after BJP president J.P. Nadda’s categorical assertion at a public rally in Silchar that the Narendra Modi government has granted Scheduled Tribe status to six communities in Assam left th...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 04.01.21

Assam: girl students get scooter, funds

The Assam government will give scooters and financial incentives to girl students to ensure that they attend classes regularly, Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. The state government was c...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.12.20

Jamiat to contest Assam step

The Assam State Jamiat Ulama has decided to legally challenge Dispur’s decision to convert all government-run madrasas into regular schools from the 2021-22 academic session. The state Jamiat d...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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