Himanta Biswa Sarma
North East  /  Published 01.03.20

Himanta backs Centre’s delimitation move

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma endorsed the Centre’s decision for delimitation of constituencies in the state and said delimitation should be done while focusing on the interests of the ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 01.05.19

Owe 25% votes to Modi, says Sarma

Assam cabinet minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday claimed that 25 per cent of the total votes the BJP will receive in the 2019 Lok Sabha election will be because of Prime Minister...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.02.20

Sharjeel remand extended

The police remand of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) activist and former Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Sharjeel Imam, who had publicly spoken on cutting off “Assam from rest of Indi...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Cloud hovers on Clause 6 final report

The Centre is likely to hold “few more rounds of discussions” with members of the Assam Accord Clause 6 implementation committee after receiving the final report on February 25.Assam finance minis...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.04.19

BJP, not Congress, supporting influx: Bora

Assam PCC president Ripun Bora on Thursday said the BJP, and not the Congress, was encouraging infiltration in the state.Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at a meeting at Kendukana...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 06.04.19

Congress will hardly get 40 LS seats: Himanta

Senior Assam minister and convener of the North East Democratic Alliance (Neda), Himanta Biswa Sarma, on Saturday predicted that the Congress “would not get even 40 seats” in the Lok Sabha electio...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha and Devajit Baruah in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 13.02.20

Absu resolution keeps ‘Bodoland’ alive

The All Bodo Students’ Union (Absu) has not given up on its demand for a separate Bodoland state despite claims by the ruling BJP governments at the Centre and in Assam after the signing of the Bodo...
By Shajid Khan and Rinoy Basumatary in Udalguri

North East  /  Published 25.09.19

Gogoi questions Sarma stand

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said state cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has no right to talk about rejecting the Supreme Court-monitored National Register of Citizens (NRC...
By A staff reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.05.20

Fancy Bazar sealed after Covid-19 case

The biggest business hub in the Northeast, Fancy Bazar, was hit by Covid-19 after a worker of the locality here tested positive on Monday night, affecting business activities in the region. Following ...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 19.09.19

Dispur funds for Khatara Xatra

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday visited Khatara Xatra, a 450-year-old Vaishnavite monastery in the western part of Darrang district on the first day of the five-day long annual...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri


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