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Friday no more weekly holiday for government-run high madrassas in Assam

Friday no more weekly holiday for government-run high madrassas in Assam

The Assam government has decided to discontinue the weekly holiday on Friday in some of government-run high madrassas in the state, said Health & Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday.

NDFB(S) directly involved in Kokrajhar attack: Assam CM Sarbananda ​Sonowal

NDFB(S) directly involved in Kokrajhar attack: Assam CM Sarbananda ​Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said militant group NDFB(S) had direct involvement in yesterday's attack in Kokrajhar district that claimed 14 lives.

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Assam flood situation grim, 29 dead, 36 lakh people affected; Centre announces compensation

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured the state government all possible help to deal with the situation.

Noisy scenes in Assam Assembly, Congress stages walkout

Noisy scenes were witnessed in the Assam Assembly for the second day in a row over the Special Category Status issue as the opposition Congress staged a brief walkout alleging partiality by the Speaker over allowing a discussion on the matter.

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Vijay Bahuguna inducted into BJP National Executive

Party sources said these leaders were inducted keeping in mind their "stature", need to strengthen party and to make the body more representative.

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sonowal along with Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

BJP candidates win by highest and lowest margins in Assam

BJP's Atul Bora has won by the highest margin of 1,30,197 votes from Dispur Assembly constituency while his party colleague Kishore Nath won by the lowest margin of 42 votes from Barak Valley's Borkhola seat in the Assam Assembly polls.

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

The 47-year-old street smart politician was once the blue-eyed boy of Tarun Gogoi.

Rahul Gandhi acts like God, there is no respect for him in Congress: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma

Rahul Gandhi acts like God, there is no respect for him in Congress: BJP's Himanta Biswa Sarma

Rahul has blatantly encouraged blue blood culture in Assam, BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

BJP leader files Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

BJP leader files Rs 100 crore defamation suit against Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

BJP leader and former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday said he has filed a Rs.100 crore civil defamation suit against Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi for alleging his involvement in scams.

Rahul Gandhi insecure even in his own constituency Amethi: Ex-Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who resigned as a legislator on Tuesday after he joined the BJP earlier, said it was due to the "family-centric" politics in the Congress that forced him to quit.

Left Congress due to dynastic politics: Assam ex-minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who resigned as a legislator on Tuesday after he joined the BJP earlier, said it was due to the "family-centric" politics and "lack of democracy" in the Congress that forced him to quit.

Himanta submits resignation from Assam house

Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who recently joined BJP, today submitted his resignation from the state assembly to Speaker Pranab Gogoi.

Assam Congress leaders meet as 10 legislators decide to join BJP

Senior Congress leaders on Monday held a meeting here to prepare the roadmap for the next year's Assembly elections in the backdrop of 10 party legislators deciding to join the BJP.

Ex-Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to quit assembly seat

 Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who quit the Congress and joined the BJP last month, said on Saturday that he will soon resign from his state assembly seat.

Rebel Assam Congress leader set to join BJP

Amid speculation that many Congress legislators may shift allegiance, at least 15 of them reached the airport near here on Friday to welcome former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who is set to join the BJP.

Himanta does not have any ideology: Tarun Gogoi

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that former state minister and Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has decided to join the BJP, does not have any ideology.

BJP welcomes Himanta Biswa Sarma's decision to join party

Senior BJP leader and Guwahati MP Bijoya Chakravorty on Sunday welcomed former Congress minister Himanta Biswa Sarma's decision to join the party.

BJP leader in Assam quits party, brings Modi in line of fire

BJP National Executive Committee member from Assam Prodyut Bora on Wednesday resigned from BJP alleging subversion of democratic tradition in the central government and the party and bringing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his confidante Amit Shah in the firing line.

Saradha scam: CBI summons former Assam minister Himanta Biswa for interrogation

Former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been summoned by the Central Bureau of Investigation for questioning here in connection with the case related to the Saradha chit fund scam.