Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 13.10.20

Assam issues puja guidelines

The Assam government has issued strict guidelines for Durga Puja festivities in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 amid indications that the disease is showing a declining trend in the state. State...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 03.10.20

KMSS-backed Raijor Dal in fray

Raijor Dal, a new party backed by peasant organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti, was launched here on Friday, joining a crowded electoral field in Assam with the objective of unseating the BJP-led...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 29.09.20

Himanta ‘role’ in Naga peace talks

Senior Assam minister and North East Democratic Alliance (Neda) convener Himanta Biswa Sarma is playing an “active” part in the peace talks to resolve the Naga political issue, according t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

India  /  Published 26.09.20

'Troll masters' in Team BJP

By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

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


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