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Tarun Gogoi
North East  /  Published 09.04.19

‘Young as a college boy’, age no bar for septuagenarian Engti

He is the seniormost politician in the two hill districts of Assam. But age has failed to stop him from contesting elections. It will be 74-year-old Biren Singh Engti’s eighth straight Lok Sabha pol...
By Sarat Sarma in Nagaon

North East  /  Published 22.10.19

Tarun Gogoi advice on Prateek Hajela post

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday advised the Assam government to appeal to the Supreme Court to extend the date of transfer of NRC state co-ordinator Prateek Hajela. The Supreme Cour...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.02.19

Assam Cong will not field sitting MLAs for Lok Sabha seats

The Congress has decided not to field any sitting legislator in Assam in the ensuing Lok Sabha polls, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi said on Wednesday.At least four Congress MLAs in Assam have appl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.01.20

Gogoi prod for probe into firing deaths

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said the Congress will take legal help if the state government does not order a judicial inquiry into the death of five persons in protests against ...
By A staff reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 17.12.19

Akhil Gogoi sent to 10-day NIA custody

Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) leader Akhil Gogoi was sent to 10 days’ National Investigation Agency (NIA) custody on Tuesday. Akhil was arrested by Assam police in Jorhat on December 12 as a p...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

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North East  /  Published 16.04.20

Assam Congress seeks media reprieve

The Assam Congress on Thursday urged the Centre and state government to consider announcing a stimulus package for the media industry, saying the industry is facing problems because of Covid-19 pandem...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 02.11.18

Tarun Gogoi seeks CBI probe in Tinsukia killings

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday demanded a CBI probe into the Tinsukia killings and said if required the perpetrators should be given death sentences.“The Congress condemns the kil...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 08.06.19

Tarun Gogoi doubts tribunal work

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday questioned the credibility of tribunals in detecting foreigners.Addressing a news conference here, Gogoi said: “People have lost faith in the oper...
By Abinash Kalita in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 14.03.20

BJP has no right to call us communal: Gogoi

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the BJP did not have any moral right to question or defame the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) and the Congress for forming an allian...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.01.19

Manch rebuts no-influx claim

Prabajan Virodhi Manch, a forum against infiltration, on Friday cited official reports to prove that influx from neighbouring Bangladesh was continuing, to rebut the BJP’s claim of no infiltration i...
By Avishek Sengupta and Rajiv Konwar in Guwahati


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