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Himanta Biswa Sarma
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

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

IMA questions Assam coronavirus policy

The Assam branch of the Indian Medical Association has frowned on the government’s planning and policies to check the spread of the Covid-19 virus, which has infected over 12,500 people in the s...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 06.07.20

'Pandemic getting bigger in Guwahati'

The Assam government on Sunday said Guwahati was in the grip of the Covid pandemic and it was getting “bigger and bigger”, a day after the state registered its highest single-day spike of ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.06.20

Lockdown, night curfew in Guwahati

The Assam government has announced a 14-day “total lockdown” in Guwahati from Sunday midnight following a spurt in Covid-19 cases. Night curfew was also imposed from 7pm to 7am across Ass...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.11.19

Light on NRC ‘anomalies’

Assam cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said the Accountant-General had detected large scale anomalies in funds spent during the update of National Register of Citizens under its former...
By A StaffReporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.02.19

Rohingya getting help to settle in Assam, alleges minister Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday alleged that vested interests were helping Rohingya refugees to settle in Assam.Sharing statistics of Rohingya detected in the state from 2009 to 2019, Sar...
By Avishek Sengupta in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.01.20

Will fight new party head on: Minister

The Assam BJP on Saturday welcomed the move of the All Assam Students’ Union (AASU) to float a political party and vowed to fight it head on in the 2021 Assembly election.“We welcome the announcem...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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