Assam CM Gogoi to reshuffle ministry portfolios by October 31

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today said he will reshuffle the portfolios of his ministers within this month after getting approval from the Congress high command.

Saradha sam: CBI raids premises of Assam MLAs, singer Sadananda Gogoi

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday conducted search operations at various spots across Assam capital in relation with the Saradha chit-fund scam.

`Himanta submitting resignation to Assam Governor against party norm`

Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Bhubaneswar Kalita on Thursday termed former Education minister and dissident leader Himanta Biswa Sarma meeting the Governor to submit his resignation as "against the party constitution".

Gogoi meets senior party MLAs to select new set of ministers

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday met senior Congress MLAs to start the process of selecting a new set of ministers following the exit of three dissidents from his team.

Tarun Gogoi reallocates portfolios to four ministers

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi reallocated portfolios to four ministers in his cabinet after dropping two ministers yesterday consequent to the resignation of dissident minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Not a rebellion against Rahul: Congress on Assam minister

The Congress Monday said the resignation of Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was not a rebellion against party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.

Gogoi denies Sarma`s allegations

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday denied that he had suggested reshuffle of his ministry after every four months as alleged by dissident minister Himanta Biswa Sarma after tendering his resignation to Governor J B Patnaik here today.

Dissidence against Tarun Gogoi grows, 32 Congress MLAs resign

The political crisis in Assam further deepened when 32 Congress MLAs led by State`s Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma quit on Monday demanding the immediate ouster of Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.

Assam Congress headed for split over Tarun Gogoi

The Assam unit of the Congress party is apparently divided over the continuation of Tarun Gogoi as Chief Minister as over 40 dissident MLAs have threatened to dislodge him as the leader of Congress Legislature Party (ACLP) if the central leadership fails to pay heed to their demand.

Assam govt for CBI inquiry into lady doctor`s death

Despite the Assam health minister`s announcement of a CBI probe into the murder of a post-graduate woman medical student inside the ICU of a state run hospital, its striking junior doctors refused to suspend their protest agitation till concrete steps were taken.

I face political pressure trying to improve PT ratio: Assam minister

Stating that he faces "political pressure" while trying to improve pupil-teacher ratio in the state, Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said it is a "misplaced sympathy" to talk for teachers only.

Assam cabinet reshuffle after LS polls, Himanta may quit post

Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma hinted that that he might voluntarily relinquish his present portfolio to give way to new face after the Lok Sabha polls in a planned reshuffle of the ministerial berths.

Assam to have 126 model hospitals, 60 to start thi

Assam government will set up 126 model hospitals in each of the assembly constituencies, state Health and Family Welfare Minister said.

Assam minister denies Saradha chief`s allegations

Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday denied the allegations Saradha Group chief Sudipta Sen made against him in a letter to the CBI and said he planned to send him a legal notice.

Assam govt admits presence of illegal migrants

The Assam government today admitted the presence of over 20,000 illegal migrants who were identified, but could not be deported because of legal norms.

`Assam`s first IIIT to be operational by 2014`

IIIT that is coming up in Guwahati is likely to become operational by 2014, Education and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

CM denies Sarma`s resignation

Tarun Gogoi denied reports of any rift between him and an influential minister and said there was no truth in media reports of his resignation.

Advani remarks will create hurdles: Assam minister

Himanta Biswa Sarma alleged LK Advani`s statement yesterday in Parliament would create further hurdles in the way of peace returning to Lower Assam.

Assam govt for CID probe into case of missing files

Assam Chief Minister Tarun
Gogoi Sunday said the CID probe will be ordered into the case
of the missing diaries allegedly against a senior minister of
his Cabinet.