Gogoi's visits to 18 countries cost exchequer Rs 43 lakh

Guwahati: Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's official overseas trips to 18 countries since assuming office in 2001 cost the state exchequer Rs.43,44,353 but yielded just one MoU, the Assam government has revealed.

Assam CM Gogoi made 18 official foreign visits since 2001

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has officially made 18 foreign trips since coming to power in 2001, the state Assembly was informed on Monday.

Ministry reshuffle in January, some will be dropped: Tarun Gogoi
Ministry reshuffle in January, some will be dropped: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday said the much-awaited reshuffle of his ministry will be done in January with dropping of "some" existing ministers.

Certain BJP leaders sowing seeds of communal discord: Tarun Gogoi

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday charged "certain leaders of BJP" for sowing seeds of communal disharmony, leading to disruption of developmental process.

Gogoi opposes move to scrap Planning Commission

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, a Congress veteran, on Sunday opposed the move to scrap the Planning Commission, saying replacing it without carefully devising a new structure was likely to do more harm than good.

Health care package for BPL families in Assam

Assam government would introduce a total health care package for families belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL), Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday.

Assam moots free medical treatment for poor

 Assam plans to launch a healthcare policy that will provide free treatment and medicine to below poverty line (BPL) families, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday.

Health care package for BPL families in Assam

Assam government would introduce a total health care package for families belonging to Below Poverty Line (BPL), Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday.

Tarun Gogoi orders vigorous operation to nab Baksa attack culprits

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday directed authorities to launch a vigorous operation to nab those involved in the killing of two persons in Baksa district yesterday.

Gogoi orders vigorous operation to nab Baksa attack culprits

Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday directed authorities to launch a vigorous operation to nab those involved in the killing of two persons in Baksa district yesterday.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi condoles Antulay's death

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday condoled the death of former Maharashtra chief minister AR Antulay.

Rajnath Singh lays foundation of CFSL, Guwahati

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday laid the foundation of a new Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) in Mirza town near Guwahati.

War of words between Assam govt, BJP over Modi's meeting venue

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with BJP workers on November 30 in Sarusajai Sports Complex here, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday directed the Sports and Youth Welfare Department not to allow any "non-sporting activity" in it, prompting BJP to retort that the "same venue was used for the CM's son's wedding."

Assam CM Gogoi stops power dept from hiking charges

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday withdrew the proposed power tariff hike with effect from December 01, announced recently by the Assam Electricity Regulatory Commission (AERC).

Assam blames centre for law and order problem

Facing criticism over the blast in Dibrugarh and recovery of a powerful bomb in a train, the Assam government Tuesday said the responsibility of containing insurgency also lies with the central government.

Assam govt able to prevent all forms of terrorism: Gogoi

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday said his government was able to prevent the spread of all forms of terrorism across the state and that it would firmly deal with any Jihadi group.

Gaurav Gogoi adopts Gondhokoroi village in Golaghat

Assam's first time Congress MP and Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's son, Gaurav Gogoi, has selected martyr Swahid Kushal Konwar's village Gondhokoroi in Golaghat district for making it a model village.

Gogoi asks Rajnath to set up anti-terror system for east India

Worried over reports that al Qaeda may carry out subversive activities in Indian sub-continent, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has backed a proposal that the Centre sets up an institutional mechanism for eastern India to coordinate and monitor terror acts and share intelligence.

Assam CM Gogoi congratulates Pune girl for depicting Assam in Google doodle
Assam CM Gogoi congratulates Pune girl for depicting Assam in Google doodle

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday congratulated Pune girl Vaidehi Reddy and invited her to the state for winning the sixth edition of 'Doodle4Google' contest through her depiction of the colourful natural and cultural mosaic of Assam.

Gogoi lays foundation stone of first Central Library in Assam

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday hoped that the setting up of the first Central Library, Archive cum Auditorium in the state at Amingaon, near here, would benefit students, researchers and scholars.