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.
Launching a fresh attack on the BJP-led central government and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Congress in Assam Wednesday released a handbook on the BJP government`s "U-turns" on various pre-poll commitments.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said his government is drafting a new Land Acquisition Bill for the state as he would not implement the Central Act that was recently amended through an Ordinance.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Monday convened a meeting of the council of ministers, following which all the ministers resigned to pave the way for reconstitution of the cabinet which has been kept pending for many years.
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday strongly opposed the Centre's decision to amend the Land Acquisition Act through an ordinance and said his government will not implement it as it is against the interests of farmers.
Animal rights organisation Humane Society International (HSI) Friday urged Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi to take measures to stop buffaloes and birds' fight during the traditional Magh Bihu festival in the state.