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Tripura worse than Bihar on women safety: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam's Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was in Agartala on Thursday and Friday to streamline the Bharatiya Janata Party's strategy for next year's Assembly Elections.

BJP will unite anti-Left votes in Tripura: Assam Minister

BJP will unite anti-Left votes in Tripura: Assam Minister

The BJP will try to form a rainbow alliance to consolidate anti-Left Front votes to oust the ruling coalition in Tripura in assembly polls in February next year.

Six percent of Assam schools graded as A+ says minister

For performance skills which included reading, writing and numericals, about 43 per cent students from class 2-8 were graded as D (below 48 per cent).

BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP govts in Northeast have no intention to impose beef ban: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Opposition parties have attacked the BJP following the Centre's notification to ban the sale and purchase of cattle at animal markets for slaughter.

Disqualification of Assam MLAs, MPs for violating two-child norm: Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Disqualification of Assam MLAs, MPs for violating two-child norm: Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Assam government will recommend to the Centre disqualification of MLAs and MPs who do not adhere to the proposed two-child norm, Health and Family Welfare Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Thursday.

BJP's poll strategist predicts Congress downfall in Meghalaya

Predicting Meghalaya`s Congress-led government`s downfall, BJP poll strategist Himanta Biswa Sarma has shown confidence that his party will win the people`s mandate in the state in 2018.

Assam may launch service to ferry bodies from hospital: Minister

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the state government may consider starting a service to send bodies back from hospitals.

Assam to make Assamese mandatory till Class 10

Assamese will be made a mandatory subject in all schools in Assam till Class 10, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.

In Assam, no govt job for those with more than two children

In Assam, no govt job for those with more than two children

The draft population policy has made education up to university level free for all girls in Assam.

BJP in progressive mode in Manipur: Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP in progressive mode in Manipur: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Manipur Assembly polls throwing up a fractured mandate, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today said that his party is in progressive mode and would put forth its position regarding government formation tomorrow.

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.