Tarun Gogoi asks Centre to take responsibility for hosting SAF

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said that the state government had no objection to host the South Asian Federation (SAF) Games if the Centre takes the primary responsibility in this direction.

Assam observes Anti-Terrorism day

Assam joined the rest of the country in observing Anti-Terrorism day on Thursday with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi administering a pledge to the officers and staff of Assam Secretariat to work for promoting peace and discourage violence.

Gogoi to contest next Assembly poll in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he would contest the Assembly elections next year and Congress would form government for the fourth term on its own.

Assam CM lists out achievements of 14 years in office

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday listed out the achievements of the Congress government in the last 14 years in the state, saying the state was in a poor condition before he took charge.

Tarun Gogoi to contest next Assembly poll in Assam

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said he would contest the Assembly Elections next year and Congress would form government for the fourth term on its own.

Tarun Gogoi lists achievements in his 14-year rule

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the state has made rapid progress in all fields during his tenure for the past 14 years.

Assam complying with norms of Central fund utilisation: Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that the state government was complying with all standard norms for maintaining transparency in utilisation of Central Fund.

All-round development of Assam a priority, says Tarun Gogoi

Assam has witnessed a major transformation in different sectors during the past 14 years due to the support of the people, said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who completes fourth year of his third consecutive term in the office on Monday.

All-round development of Assam a priority, says Gogoi

 Assam has witnessed a major transformation in different sectors during the past 14 years due to the support of the people, said Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, who completes fourth year of his third consecutive term in the office on Monday.

Gogoi inaugurates Curtin Univ Edu and Research centre in Assam

 In an attempt to improve higher education in the state, particularly in areas of technical education and research, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today inaugurated a Centre for Advancement in Education and Research of Curtin University of Australia here.

Tarun Gogoi concerned over restructuring of Centre's social schemes

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday expressed concerns over the restructuring of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and drastic reduction in the allocation of funds for many important schemes in the state.

Assam govt hikes DA to 113% from Jan 2015

The Assam government on Monday increased the dearness allowances for its employees and pensioners by six percentage points with effect from January 1 this year.

Resolve issues affecting fund flow, Tarun Gogoi urges Jaitley

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday urged union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to expeditiously resolve issues affecting fund flow to the state from the Centre.

AGP to observe 10-hour Assam bandh over LBA today

Opposition Asom Gana Parishad on Thursday began observing a 10-hour Assam bandh to protest against inclusion of the state in the Land Boundary Agreement between India and Bangladesh.

Climate change sparks tension in India's tea gardens
Climate change sparks tension in India's tea gardens

Usha Ghatowar smiles wryly when asked about the pay she earns picking leaves at a colonial-era tea garden in Assam.

Tarun Gogoi slams PM Modi for excluding Assam from land swap deal

Continuing his tirade against the Centre, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of practising "double standards for narrow political gain" by proposing to exclude the state from the purview of the land swap deal with Bangladesh.

Central ministers' visits yet to yield tangible gains: Gogoi

 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday said frequent visits by Union ministers to the state and North-East are bringing only "big promises".

Gogoi slams Modi for excluding Assam from land swap deal

Continuing his tirade against the Centre, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday charged Prime Minister Narendra Modi of practising "double standards for narrow political gain" by proposing to exclude the state from the purview of the land swap deal with Bangladesh.

Include Assam in India-Bangladesh land protocol: Gogoi urges PM Modi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to include the state in the protocol signed between the governments of India and Bangladesh on September 6, 2011.

Gadkari lays foundation stones for 4-lane highway in Assam

Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday laid the foundation stone for a four-lane highway in Pulibor in the Jorhat region of Assam.