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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.