Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Pact relief for Brus in Tripura

 More than 30,000 internally displaced Brus from Mizoram, who have been living in North Tripura since 1997, will now permanently settle in the state under a quadripartite agreement signed in New ...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

North East  /  Published 12.01.19

Case against Sarma over citizen comment

The Laluk unit of the Chatra Mukti Sangram Samiti, the student wing of the KMSS, has lodged a complaint with Lakhimpur police against Assam cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged provoca...
By Vinod Kumar Singh in Dhemaji

North East  /  Published 16.12.19

Himanta assures citizens of justice

The Assam government seems to have adopted a carrot-and-stick policy to restore normalcy in a state wracked by sustained and widespread protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 since Dec...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.02.20

Himanta's mother bats for Sanskrit

Mother of state education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and vice-president of Asam Sahitya Sabha Mrinalini Devi on Tuesday said the government should continue to promote Sanskrit education though it ha...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.02.20

One-time grant irks mill unions

The Assam government’s initiative of providing one-time financial aid to the children of employees of the two paper mills in Assam for their education has evoked sharp reactions from the mills’ un...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

North East  /  Published 12.02.20

Govt-run madarsas, tols to be shut down

Dispur on Wednesday said it would close down government madarsas, high madarsas and Sanskrit tols because it was not the duty of the state government to impart religious education.“We will close dow...
By Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.05.20

Dispur to pay May salary to employees

Government employees in Assam on Thursday heaved a huge sigh of relief as finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced Dispur’s decision to disburse salary and pension for May.There are about 4.5 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Plea for more medical staff

AICC secretary Bhupen Kumar Borah from Assam on Tuesday asked the state government and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to immediately recruit/engage “more frontline workers” before it is too l...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.05.20

Storm damages quarantine centre, 9 injured

A key screening-cum-quarantine centre near Chagolia checkgate, on the Assam-Bengal boundary, was damaged by storm on Tuesday, injuring nine. The day also saw Covid cases rise to 616 in the state, a ri...
By Mukesh Kumar Singh in Dhubri

North East  /  Published 22.04.20

Assam govt warns against fee hike, pay cut

The Assam government on Wednesday banned any hike in school fees till the coronavirus crisis is over and warned private schools against salary cut of staff during the nationwide lockdown.The state edu...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


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