Tarun Gogoi danced with girls during state mourning over Kalam's demise: BJP MP

A BJP member in Lok Sabha on Friday charged Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi with dancing with tribal women when the country was mourning the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam, saying it was a "shameful" act.

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Assam to set up Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Centre for Innovation

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today announced that the state government would soon set up a centre for innovation named after late former President APJ Abdul Kalam​, who passed away on Monday.

Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch
Nation mourns loss of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam but Assam CM Tarun Gogoi dances, plays golf - Watch

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has come under fire for being in 'celebratory' mode at a time when the nation is mourning the loss of former president and Bharat Ratna Dr APJ Abdul Kalam.

RSS and Bajrang Dal are communal forces: Gogoi

The RSS and the Bajrang Dal were not extremist organisations but communal forces which were bent on disturbing peace in the state, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said.

66 people have died of Japanese Encephalitis in Assam

At least 66 people people have died of Japanese Encephalitis this year across Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Monday.

Red alert issued in Assam following terror attack in Punjab

A red alert has been issued across Assam following a terror attack in Gurudaspur district of Punjab, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Monday.

Former union minister BK Handique is dead

 Bijoy Krishna Handique, a former union minister and a Congress leader from Assam, died at the Jorhat Medical College and Hospital on Sunday. He was 80.

Infiltration continuing on Indo-Bangla border, says CM Tarun Gogoi

Stating that border protection is a primary responsibility of the Centre, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged that infiltration along the Indo-Bangla border is continuing and Border Security Force (BSF) has not been able to stop it.

Safe haven of militants in Myanmar biggest threat: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the "safe haven" of insurgent groups in Myanmar was the biggest threat to the state and the region.

Rajnath speaks to Gogoi over killing of Hindi-speaking persons

 Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi about the killing of a Hindi-speaking businessman and his daughter by suspected ULFA militants in Tinsukia.

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi greets people ahead of Eid

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday extended best wishes to the people of the state ahead of Eid.

Need to set up inter-state anti-terrorism intelligence system: Gogoi

There is a need to create an inter-state anti-terrorism intelligence system to effectively deal with insurgency problem in North East, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Saturday.

Modi's 'Digital India Week' not a new concept: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme 'Digital India Week', was not a new concept and that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi had started it.

Media employees memo to Tarun Gogoi on wage recommendation

The All Assam Media Employees Federation has appealed Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to enforce implementation of the Majithia Wage Board recommendations, enact a law for protection of journalists, pension and health schemes for scribes, besides inclusion of electronic media workers in the Minimum Wage Act.

Gogoi criticises PM Modi for his 'silence' on Swaraj, Raje

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "silence" on External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje's close ties with tainted former IPL boss Lalit Modi.

Gogoi slams Centre over no IIM in Assam

 Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday slammed the Centre for not including Assam in the list of proposed six new Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs), saying the NDA government is paying only "lip sympathy" to the state.

Tarun Gogoi ticks off PG doctors for not fulfilling commitments
Tarun Gogoi ticks off PG doctors for not fulfilling commitments

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has expressed serious concern over non-fulfillment of commitments made by post-graduate doctors prior to their admission in the state-run medical colleges of the state.

Assam: Four prisoners flee Diphu jail

Four inmates escaped from Diphu jail in Assam's Karbi Anglong district, prompting Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to order a probe into the incident.

Tarun Gogoi not for making yoga mandatory at educational institutions

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the state government was in favour of yoga, but not for making it compulsory in government schools and other educational institutions across the state.