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Like Kamdhenu: Assam to use sex-sorted semen to breed only cows, no bulls

  • The use of sex-sorted semen allows the sex of the offspring to be pre-determined.
Himanta Biswa Sarma also announced plans to construct cow shelters in tea garden areas to house seized cattle safely (ANI Photo)
Himanta Biswa Sarma also announced plans to construct cow shelters in tea garden areas to house seized cattle safely (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jul 16, 2021 12:58 PM IST
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Assam launches scheme to provide 2.5 lakh aid to Covid widows

At least 873 beneficiaries have been identified as of now under this scheme, and all the cheques will be given to them by state ministers in districts by the next week, Cm Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
CM Sarma said the government has already launched a scheme to provide <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,500 per month to children who lost their parents to Covid-19.
CM Sarma said the government has already launched a scheme to provide 3,500 per month to children who lost their parents to Covid-19.
Published on Jul 11, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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Assam marriage bill will check 'Love Jihad’ of all kinds: CM Sarma

“Love jihad doesn’t only mean a Muslim cheating a Hindu. It could happen among Hindus as well. If a Hindu boy uses dubious means to entrap and marry a Hindu girl that is also a form of ‘love jihad’,” Sarma told reporters on the sidelines of an event to mark completion of two months of his government.
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma addressing a press conference in Guwahati on Thursday. (ANI Photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 01:00 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Guwahati

Assam to create separate department for indigenous groups

The decision to form the ‘indigenous faiths and culture’ department was taken at a special cabinet meeting held to mark completion of two months of the new government and ahead of next week’s budget session of the assembly.
Assam has eight major scheduled tribes (ST) besides many other smaller groups and sub-groups. (File photo)
Assam has eight major scheduled tribes (ST) besides many other smaller groups and sub-groups. (File photo)
Published on Jul 11, 2021 12:04 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Guwahati

Assam CM meets Muslim team on population control

On June 18, Sarma proposed formulation of a stringent population policy and gradual implementation of the two-child norm for availing government benefits in Assam. The chief minister on Tuesday said that the policy was the only way to eradicate poverty and illiteracy in the Muslim community in the state.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. (PTI)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 05, 2021 01:45 AM IST
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Population issue: Assam CM Himanta Sarma to meet 150 Muslim intellectuals today

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that two-child policy is the only way to eradicate poverty and illiteracy in the Muslim community in the state. He also said that there is no resistance from the community.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been meeting a number of leaders form the minority community on the population issue.(File Photo/HT)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has been meeting a number of leaders form the minority community on the population issue.(File Photo/HT)
Published on Jul 04, 2021 05:56 AM IST
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2-child policy only way to remove illiteracy, poverty in Muslims: Assam CM

  • The Assam chief minister said that he is in constant touch with the leaders of the Muslim community and will hold consultations with several organisations next month
Sarma had recently said that his government was planning to introduce a population policy with a two-child norm.
Sarma had recently said that his government was planning to introduce a population policy with a two-child norm.
Updated on Jun 30, 2021 07:51 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Susmita Pakrasi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Assam Congress MLA resigns; set to join ruling BJP next week

  • Rupjyoti Kurmi submitted his resignation as legislator to assembly Speaker Biswajit Daimary, one and half months after his win, and was accompanied by two BJP MLAs
The Congress, meanwhile, expelled Rupjyoti Kurmi from the party with immediate effect.. (PTI Photo)(PTI06_18_2021_000058B)(PTI)
The Congress, meanwhile, expelled Rupjyoti Kurmi from the party with immediate effect.. (PTI Photo)(PTI06_18_2021_000058B)(PTI)
Updated on Jun 19, 2021 04:48 AM IST
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Don’t ‘slacken’ vaccination drive against Covid-19: Assam CM tells officials

Nearly five million beneficiaries have been vaccinated in Assam till now of which 3,983,642 have received the first doses and 967,589 have received both doses, according to government data. On Tuesday, only 62,052 beneficiaries were inoculated against 78,923 on Monday.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(ANI file photo)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.(ANI file photo)
Published on Jun 16, 2021 02:09 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Gujarati singer gets vaccine shot at home, sparks row

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After cricketer Kuldeep Yadav got vaccinated at a guest house in Kanpur, the photo of Gujarati folk singer Geeta Rabari getting the shot at her home in Kutch district has stoked a fresh controversy. (Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
After cricketer Kuldeep Yadav got vaccinated at a guest house in Kanpur, the photo of Gujarati folk singer Geeta Rabari getting the shot at her home in Kutch district has stoked a fresh controversy. (Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jun 13, 2021 04:57 PM IST
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‘Even Kamakhya temple will be encroached upon’: Himanta Sarma; Owaisi hits back

Himanta Biswa Sarma & Asaduddin Owaisi
Himanta Biswa Sarma & Asaduddin Owaisi
Published on Jun 11, 2021 02:51 PM IST
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Covid: Assam CM Himanta Sarma announces welfare schemes for orphans, widows

“We can’t bring back the ones we lost along the way, but our government will do everything possible to stand with those affected. We promise to take care of you during this difficult hour,” chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.
Under the chief minister’s Sishu Seva scheme, children will receive a fixed deposit of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>781,000 with a monthly interest of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>3,500 till they attain the age of 24.(ANI Photo)
Under the chief minister’s Sishu Seva scheme, children will receive a fixed deposit of 781,000 with a monthly interest of 3,500 till they attain the age of 24.(ANI Photo)
Published on Jun 11, 2021 08:42 AM IST
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Assam board exams from July 15 if Covid positivity rate drops below 2%, says CM

Assam board exams: Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma says state board exams for classes 10 and 12 will be held from July 15, if the Covid-19 positivity rate goes below 2%.
Assam board exams: Several states have cancelled their board examinations amid the Covid-19 pandemic after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decided not to hold its class 12 exam.(File photo)
Assam board exams: Several states have cancelled their board examinations amid the Covid-19 pandemic after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) decided not to hold its class 12 exam.(File photo)
Published on Jun 10, 2021 08:03 PM IST
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News updates from HT| 'Got to know from various sources': Bihar govt explains

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Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Bihar health minister Mangal Pandey.(Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Jun 10, 2021 05:04 PM IST
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‘Population control needed for reducing poverty’: Himanta to minority community

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that stakeholders of the minority community should help the government in alleviating poverty in the community which he claimed was due to continuous increase in population.
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that land of Satras and temple will remain safe and Assam government will ensure that no one encroaches them. (PTI)
Himanta Biswa Sarma said that land of Satras and temple will remain safe and Assam government will ensure that no one encroaches them. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 10, 2021 04:00 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Covid-19: Ban on inter-district movement comes into effect in Assam

The order was passed on Monday, when Assam reported its single-day highest 92 Covid-19 deaths. The restrictions will remain in place for 15 days.
The Assam government has so far not decided to impose a total lockdown(ANI Photo)
The Assam government has so far not decided to impose a total lockdown(ANI Photo)
Published on May 21, 2021 07:06 AM IST
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May consider lockdown if Covid cases continue to rise: Assam CM Himanta

In an interview with HT, he talks in detail about the crisis, the state’s finances, the NRC and other issues that the new government faces.
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati.(ANI)
Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati.(ANI)
Updated on May 17, 2021 04:48 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn in as Assam CM, pledges NRC re-verification

Sarma, who served as the finance minister in the previous Bharatiya Janata Party government, urged outlawed outfits to join the peace process and said he will focus on fulfilling promises such as 100,000 jobs, loan waiver, and flood control.
"My aim will be to make Assam one of the top five Indian states in the next five years," Himanta Biswa Sarma said.(AP)
Published on May 11, 2021 02:14 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, Guwahati

Former Congress leaders now helm six states

Abhishek Manu Singhvi’s message was likely prompted by Himanta Biswa Sarma being sworn in as CM of Assam.
“I genuinely tweeted it when I noticed a striking coincidence in North Eastern states,’’ Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.(HT File Photo)
“I genuinely tweeted it when I noticed a striking coincidence in North Eastern states,’’ Congress leader Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.(HT File Photo)
Updated on May 11, 2021 05:41 AM IST
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By Sunetra Choudhury, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Himanta was sure of becoming CM even in his college days, says wife Rinki Bhuyan

"He was 22 and I was 17 when we first met and I had asked him what I would tell my mother about his future. He had replied- tell her that I will become the chief minister of Assam," said Riniki Bhuyan.
Riniki Bhuyan Sarma was all praise for her 52-year-old husband in the manner he tackled the Covid-19 pandemic in the state and
Riniki Bhuyan Sarma was all praise for her 52-year-old husband in the manner he tackled the Covid-19 pandemic in the state and "though it is far from over, he is trying to sincerely deal with the challenge". (PTI Photo) (PTI)
Published on May 10, 2021 08:03 PM IST
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News updates from HT: Himanta Biswa Sarma assures people of a pro-active govt

  • Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Assam’s new chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday assured people of the state a pro-active government that will work for them round the clock. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Assam’s new chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday assured people of the state a pro-active government that will work for them round the clock. (PTI Photo)(PTI)
Published on May 10, 2021 04:54 PM IST
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Assam CM urges ULFA(I) chief Paresh Baruah to abjure violence, join peace talks

Last month, militant outfit ULFA(I) abducted three ONGC employees from its Lakwa oil rig in the Sivasagar district along the Assam-Nagaland border. Following this, security forces ramped up their counter-insurgency operations, killing a top ULFA(I) commander and arresting one of his aides.
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma urged ULFA(I) commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah to abjure violence and come to the discussion table. (File Photo)
Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma urged ULFA(I) commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah to abjure violence and come to the discussion table. (File Photo)
Published on May 10, 2021 03:11 PM IST
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PM Modi congratulates new Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

  • Himanta Biswa Sarma was earlier a Congress heavyweight and erstwhile chief minister Tarun Gogoi’s second-in-command
Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked PM Modi on Twitter for reposing his faith in his leadership (PTI Photo) (PTI)
Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked PM Modi on Twitter for reposing his faith in his leadership (PTI Photo) (PTI)
Updated on May 10, 2021 02:21 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

News updates from HT: Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma to take oath today

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Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
Published on May 10, 2021 08:58 AM IST
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Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma to take oath today

Sarma was on Sunday elected 'unanimously' as the leader of the BJP’s legislature party in Assam, and will be the 15th chief minister of the northeastern state.
Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma (PTI FILE PHOTO.)
Assam CM-elect Himanta Biswa Sarma (PTI FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on May 10, 2021 09:13 AM IST
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Himanta Biswa Sarma to take over as next Assam chief minister

The chief minister-designate later called on governor Jagdish Mukhi at the Raj Bhawan and staked claim to form government.
BJP's chief minister designate Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
BJP's chief minister designate Himanta Biswa Sarma.(PTI)
Published on May 10, 2021 01:15 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, Guwahati

Himanta Biswa Sarma: From BJP’s key strategist in northeast to Assam CM

As a seasoned politician, Himanta Biswa Sarma never made his ambitions for the top post public.
The 52-year-old Himanta Biswa Sarma has been a key figure in Assam’s politics for two decades now.(PTI)
The 52-year-old Himanta Biswa Sarma has been a key figure in Assam’s politics for two decades now.(PTI)
Updated on May 10, 2021 06:08 AM IST
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By Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, Guwahati

Assam's new cabinet to take oath at noon tomorrow, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP has stormed back to power in Assam, retaining its hold on the government in the recently concluded assembly election.
BJP's chief minister-designate Himanta Biswa Sarma (left) being felicitated by outgoing CM Sarbananda Sonowal after the former was elected the party's legislative party leader, in Guwahati on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
BJP's chief minister-designate Himanta Biswa Sarma (left) being felicitated by outgoing CM Sarbananda Sonowal after the former was elected the party's legislative party leader, in Guwahati on Sunday.(PTI Photo)
Published on May 09, 2021 04:06 PM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

Suspense over Assam CM: Sonowal, Sarma meet party brass in Capital

According to a BJP functionary, a deputy CM post is likely to be carved out to accommodate both leaders.
Sarbananda Sonowal (left) and Himanta Biswa Sarma are contenders for the top post of the Assam government.(PTI)
Sarbananda Sonowal (left) and Himanta Biswa Sarma are contenders for the top post of the Assam government.(PTI)
Updated on May 09, 2021 03:37 AM IST
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BJP summons Sonowal, Sarma as uncertainty over Assam CM continues

The two leaders are scheduled to leave for the national capital on a chartered flight early on Saturday and participate in meetings with senior leaders.
In Assam, however, the BJP leadership in Delhi is yet to decide between Sonowal and Sarma for the top post. In picture - Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sarbananda Sonowal.(ANI)
In Assam, however, the BJP leadership in Delhi is yet to decide between Sonowal and Sarma for the top post. In picture - Himanta Biswa Sarma and Sarbananda Sonowal.(ANI)
Updated on May 08, 2021 04:16 AM IST
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