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'Grand alliance' failed to take off as Rahul Gandhi did not override local satraps: Tarun Gogoi

The opposition's anti-BJP 'grand alliance' failed to take the desired shape as Congress president Rahul Gandhi chose not to "override" the sentiments of state leaders who did not favour the move, party veteran and thrice Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said.

Mar 29, 2019, 09:02 AM IST

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Mar 29, 2019, 07:54 AM IST

Purpose of NRC failed: Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

Coming down heavily on the "faulty" implementation of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, the state`s former chief minister Tarun Gogoi claimed that the very purpose of NRC had failed.

Aug 27, 2018, 07:53 AM IST

NRC was my 'baby', BJP failed to nurse it, claims former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

The three-time chief minister alleged that the BJP was not interested in solving the problem of infiltration, but to use it as a poll agenda in the next Lok Sabha and state elections.

Aug 12, 2018, 10:39 AM IST

Jorhat girl posts molestation details on Facebook, triggers protests; Assam minister slammed for sexist comment

A Facebook post by a girl in Jorhat about her alleged sexual harassment by a group of motorcycle-borne people has triggered wide spread protests across the BJP-ruled state with hundreds of students coming out in support of the victim.

Feb 16, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal gets 'Z+' VVIP cover of NSG commandos

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has been accorded a 'Z+' VVIP security cover of NSG black cat commandos by the centre owing to threats from insurgents and militants like the ULFA and Bodo.

Feb 09, 2017, 17:25 PM IST

Insurgency on rise in Assam during BJP rule: Tarun Gogoi

Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today alleged that insurgency has increased in Assam after the BJP-led government came to power in the state.

Feb 02, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

Assam: Tarun Gogoi's NSG cover withdrawn, Congress terms it political decision

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi alleged it was a "political" decision as he often criticises the Narendra Modi government.

Dec 15, 2016, 21:46 PM IST

Gogoi writes to Modi over dam in Brahmaputra's upper reaches

In a letter to Modi, he urged him to take up the matter with China as such a dam would cause irreparable damage and cripple the economy of Assam.

Oct 03, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

Sarbananda Sonowal takes charge as Assam’s first BJP CM, PM Modi attends his swearing-in

Sonowal along with Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath in presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi.

May 24, 2016, 17:01 PM IST

Gogoi resigns as Assam Chief Minister

Gogoi went to the Raj Bhawan this evening and tendered his resignation to the Governor who asked him to continue till the new government assumes office.

May 20, 2016, 21:59 PM IST

BJP candidates win by highest and lowest margins in Assam

BJP's Atul Bora has won by the highest margin of 1,30,197 votes from Dispur Assembly constituency while his party colleague Kishore Nath won by the lowest margin of 42 votes from Barak Valley's Borkhola seat in the Assam Assembly polls.

May 20, 2016, 14:52 PM IST

BJP, AGP, BPF make history in Assam, win 86 seats; CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal thanks people for massive support

BJP President Amit Shah too has congratulated the prime minister and CM designate Sarbananda Sonowal over the emphatic victory in Assam.

May 19, 2016, 23:00 PM IST

Himanta Biswa Sarma: The maverick who played a key role in decimating Congress in Assam

The 47-year-old street smart politician was once the blue-eyed boy of Tarun Gogoi.

May 19, 2016, 13:01 PM IST

Narasimha Rao didn't have a hold over Congress party: Tarun Gogoi

PV Narasimha Rao instituted several reforms during his tenure as prime minister, but "he did not have a hold over" his Congress party. And when Tarun Gogoi, who was the food minister, wrote to him criticising his handling of the Babri mosque demolition, he failed to get a response.

May 14, 2016, 13:57 PM IST

Assam CM Tarun Gogoi admitted to hospital in Guwahati, details awaited

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has been hospitalised on Saturday evening following health related problems, according to ANI reports. 

Apr 30, 2016, 21:56 PM IST

IIT Guwahati student found hanging at hostel room

An IIT Guwahati student was found dead on Saturday at his hostel room, according to CNN News report.

Apr 30, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Assam to seek review of SC judgement on NEET: Tarun Gogoi

"The decision to hold single test for medical entrance might prove counter-productive for the students of Assam," Gogoi said in a statement.

Apr 29, 2016, 18:29 PM IST

35 mn talked about Indian assembly polls on Facebook; BJP most discussed party

35 million people have engaged in conversations related to the India state assembly elections globally on Facebook (from 1st Jan to 1st April).

Apr 28, 2016, 10:18 AM IST

Wanted terrorist neutralized in Assam, AK-81 assault rifle recovered

The Army deployed in poll-bound Assam neutralized a terrorist in Talpathar village in Tinsukia district today and recovered arms from his possession. 

Apr 27, 2016, 19:41 PM IST