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- The campaign season has been marked by speculation of Sonowal possibly getting a role in the Union government and Sarma taking his place as CM, particularly since the BJP did not name a CM candidate outright.
Published on May 03, 2021 04:13 AM IST
Assam Election Results LIVE Updates: Assam to find out who will lead the charge for the next 5 years as counting of votes to begin shortly.
Updated on May 02, 2021 11:22 PM IST
- Sidli, Palasbari, Hajo and Jalukbari constituencies also recorded well high voter turnout during Phase 3 of the Assam assembly polls.
Published on Apr 06, 2021 03:23 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi/ Guwahati
- Eyes will be on Jalukbari and Patacharkuchi where BJP stalwarts Himanta Biswa Sarma and Ranjeet Dass will be contesting in the third and final phase of Assam polls.
Published on Apr 05, 2021 10:58 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A day after Himanta Sarma said there is no Covid-19 in Assam, he reiterated that other states can see how Assam recovered from the pandemic and is now steady on the way of economic recovery.
Published on Apr 04, 2021 06:11 PM IST
Supporting his party’s stance, Congress general secretary Randeep Singh Surjewala also made similar comments regarding the issue.
Published on Apr 03, 2021 07:25 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, New Delhi
- The EC has accepted Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s plea and reduced ban on his campaign rallies from 48 hours to 24 hours in a fresh order.
Published on Apr 03, 2021 04:22 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma was barred by the election commission from campaigning for ongoing Assam assembly elections. Assam assembly election’s third phase will see a contest on 40 seats on April 6.
Updated on Apr 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
By Utpal Parashar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma allegedly threatened to send Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) chief Hagrama Mohilary to jail by 'misusing' the National Investigation Agency (NIA)
Published on Apr 03, 2021 11:24 AM IST
Reported by Utpal Parashar | Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Guwahati Assam finance minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Himanta Biswa Sarma said that identity and development will be the key issues in the assembly polls scheduled to start on March 27
Published on Mar 26, 2021 03:03 AM IST
The Congress leader also spoke about the five guarantees-non-implementation of Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Assam, ₹2000 every month to housewives, 200 units of free electricity to all households, increase daily wages of tea garden workers to ₹365 and creation of 5 lakh government jobs.
Published on Mar 23, 2021 12:02 AM IST
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Published on Mar 09, 2021 08:51 PM IST
- In Assam assembly polls, CM Sarbananda Sonowal to contest from Majuli, Himanta Biswa Sarma seeks re-election from Jalukbari
Updated on Mar 05, 2021 09:13 PM IST
This is an insult of Assam and tea garden workers, the minister said. The Congress reportedly dismissed the claims. The said Facebook posts have been deleted.
Updated on Mar 05, 2021 09:08 AM IST
- The Congress leader said Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose to remain in Delhi and never visited Assam every time the northeastern state faced a crisis.
Updated on Mar 02, 2021 07:53 PM IST
By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
As per the Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, Constitutional, legislative and administrative safeguards, as may be appropriate, shall be provided to protect, preserve and promote the culture, social, linguistic identity and heritage of the Assamese people.
Published on Feb 18, 2021 01:45 AM IST
"In view of the rapidly declining cases of #COVID19 & given that vaccination is in full swing, GoA has decided to discontinue mandatory testing at rly stations, land routes & airports from March 1, 2021," Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted.
Updated on Feb 10, 2021 06:05 PM IST
PTI | , Guwahati
Assam Education minister on Friday said that as many as 71,000 teachers have been recruited in the last 5 years in the state
Published on Feb 06, 2021 07:01 PM IST
ANI | , Guwahati
Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that he also had food from the "same kitchen and no doubt, I too suffered from stomach upset but am fine now".
Published on Feb 04, 2021 08:32 AM IST
PTI | , Diphu
- 16,484 of the new appointments would be teachers and non-teaching staff in schools, junior colleges and colleges, whose services would be provincialised.
Published on Feb 03, 2021 12:47 PM IST
The state government was currently distributing 22,000 two-wheelers to Class 12 girl students who passed in the first division from the state board under the Pragyan Bharti Scheme, he said at Sivasagar on Sunday.
Updated on Jan 04, 2021 05:19 PM IST
Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
The bill proposes to abolish the two existing acts -- The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation) Act, 1995 and The Assam Madrassa Education (Provincialisation of Services of Employees and Re-Organisation of Madrassa Educational Institutions) Act, 2018.
Updated on Dec 28, 2020 11:34 PM IST
Guwahati | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
Shah said that Assam was earlier known for movements and violence, but chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had unified people.
Updated on Dec 26, 2020 10:13 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent
On Sunday, the state cabinet had approved to repeal provisions of the Madrasa and Sanskrit Tols Act in the next assembly session due later this month, which will end religious education imparted in schools with government funds.
Published on Dec 14, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
Addressing a press conference here, Sarma said that details of the standard operating procedure (SOPs) related to the opening of elementary schools will be released soon.
Updated on Nov 30, 2020 12:41 PM IST
Guwahati | By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
Three-time chief minister Tarun Gogoi was admitted to GMCH on November 2. He was put under invasive ventilation on Saturday night when his condition worsened.
Updated on Nov 23, 2020 11:51 AM IST
Guwahati | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The construction of the schools in the tea gardens will be completed by Rongali Bihu in April but the inauguration will be held after the new government assumes charge as the Model Code of Conduct may be in force.
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 10:27 AM IST
Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
State health and family welfare minister Himanta Biswa Sarma tweeted late on Saturday night that the total Covid-19 cases in Assam stood at 200,391.
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 10:02 AM IST
Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
The children are currently being provided with dry food and the school authorities can slowly move to cooked meals depending on the situation, the minister said.
Published on Oct 17, 2020 08:22 PM IST
Guwahati | By Press Trust of India| posted by Susmita Pakrasi
Madrassas are educational institutions where the Quran and the Islamic sacred law is taught along with mathematics, grammar, poetry and history.
Updated on Oct 14, 2020 07:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Posted by Prashasti Singh