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Assam spent Rs 2,100 cr under MGNREGA in three years

The Assam government has spent over Rs 2,100 crore in the state between 2011-12 and 2013-14 under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act to generate nearly ten crore mandays.

Tarun Gogoi for resolving conflict between man and nature

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday emphasised on resolving conflict between man and nature through peaceful co-existence.

Budget pro-rich, pro-corporate, nothing for Assam and NE: Gogoi

 Terming the Union Budget as "pro-rich" and "pro-corporate", Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said it has got no element of getting 'acche din' as the BJP promised before coming to power.

Tarun Gogoi tees off Golf meet
Tarun Gogoi tees off Golf meet

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today inaugurated Assam Tourism Invitational Golf Meet by teeing the first shot at Kaziranga Golf Resort here.

Tarun Gogoi accuses Centre of not releasing allocated funds

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday accused the central government of not releasing funds allocated to the state for various schemes.

Centre rejects Gogoi claim, says 'substantial funds' released

The Centre on Monday contested Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's statement that not a single penny was given to his state for flood relief and management, saying "substantial funds" had been released or sanctioned and the onus of executing plans and creating assets with the state government which apparently had not been done.

Praveen Togadia prevented from making speeches in Assam

 Assam Police on Thursday prevented Praveen Togadia from delivering speeches in two places in the state, even as Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said his government has not imposed any ban on the VHP leader.

Urgent need to tackle floods, erosion, Gogoi tells Uma Bharti

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has urged Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti to expedite the constitution of the Brahmaputra River Valley Authority and to delegate more powers to it to tackle the problems of flood and erosion in the state.

Gogoi urges Centre to constitute Brahmaputra Valley Authority

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has urged Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti to expedite the constitution of the Brahmaputra River Valley Authority and delegate more powers to it for tackling the twin problems of flood and erosion in the state.

Gogoi's move to reject Land Acquisition Act 'political': Gowda

Law Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday criticised Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi over his decision not to implement the recently amended central Land Acquisition Act and termed it as a "political" move.

Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife museum with modern 3D shows at Kaziranga.

Will contest the 2016 Assembly polls from Titabar seat: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said he will contest in the 2016 Assembly Elections from the Titabar constituency in Jorhat district.

Rhino protection force to be raised in Assam

A Rhino Protection Force with more than twelve hundred personnel would be raised for protection of rhinos in the state, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said.

Congress aims big in Assam civic polls

Ruling Congress on Wednesday promised of doubling the allocation to Rs 1,000 crore in the next five years to 74 municipal boards and town committees across Assam if it wins the forthcoming elections of these.

Obama's speech on tolerance is indictment of Modi regime: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday termed US President Barack Obama's emphasis on religious tolerance as an indictment of "growing religious intolerance" during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rule.

Assam to set up Women, Child Development Agency: Gogoi

While hoisting the National Flag on occasion of the 66th Republic Day celebrations here Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said a Women and Child Development Agency will be set up in the state for improving overall condition of the women and children.

Package for Adivasi victims of NDFB(S) attack: Gogoi

The Assam government today said it would grant a special package for rehabilitation of Adivasi and other victims of ethnic clashes while asserting that actions were being taken to punish the culprits.

14 new Assam ministers sworn-in

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday reconstituted his ministry by inducting 14 new ministers.

New ministry will work for the people: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday dismissed suggestions that the reshuffle in his Council of Ministers was done with an eye on the 2016 Assembly polls in the state and said the new ministers would work for the people of the state.

Tarun Gogoi pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday paid tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birthday and said the country should now strive for economic independence.