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Tarun Gogoi was cremated at the Nabagraha crematorium in the presence of thousands of the late leader’s supporters, dignitaries and party workers with a 21 gun-salute.(Sourced: Ripun Bora, president, Assam Congress)

Last rites of former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi conducted in Guwahati with state honours

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 04:18 PM IST
The 84-year-old passed away on Monday at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after battling Covid-19 and complications related to the disease for nearly three months
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Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi(Arvind Yadav/ HT Archive)
Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi(Arvind Yadav/ HT Archive)

Assam bracing up for final journey of beloved former CM Tarun Gogoi

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Niyati Singh | Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The Assam government is making preparations for around 1,000 people to attend the last rites of former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, to be performed with full state honours at the Nabagraha cremation ground here on Thursday, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets Dolly Gogoi, the wife of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, at their residence in Guwahati on Wednesday.(PTI PHOTO.)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi meets Dolly Gogoi, the wife of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, at their residence in Guwahati on Wednesday.(PTI PHOTO.)

Assam declares half-day holiday tomorrow as mark of respect for former CM Tarun Gogoi

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 08:57 PM IST
The former Assam CM’s cremation will take place on Thursday in Guwahati.
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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi landed at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on a chartered flight from Goa along with party general secretaries KC Venugopal and Jitendra Singh.(PTI)
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi landed at the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport on a chartered flight from Goa along with party general secretaries KC Venugopal and Jitendra Singh.(PTI)

Rahul Gandhi arrives in Guwahati to pay respects to former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 11:25 AM IST
Rahul Gandhi and KC Venugopal will leave for Delhi today while Jitendra Singh, who is also the Congress in-charge for Assam, will stay back to attend Tarun Gogoi’s cremation on Thursday.
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As a grassroots politician and one who also worked at the policy level, Gogoi knew that the region and India gained from Assam’s stability. His state, the biggest in the Northeast, was the pivot for peace and growth. In his view, the two were inseparable(PTI)
As a grassroots politician and one who also worked at the policy level, Gogoi knew that the region and India gained from Assam’s stability. His state, the biggest in the Northeast, was the pivot for peace and growth. In his view, the two were inseparable(PTI)

Tarun Gogoi: The man who brought peace and growth to Assam

By Sanjoy Hazarika
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:29 PM IST
There was much more to Gogoi — a family man who treasured his private moments and valued friendships, but who also believed till the end in dialogue, political respect, and protecting vulnerable groups, whether minority or otherwise. He enjoyed playing the dhulia (drummer) at Bihu festivals.
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Three-time Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.(PTI)
Three-time Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.(PTI)

Tarun Gogoi, man who led Assam from violence to peace dies at 84

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:21 AM IST
The Assam government declared a three-day state mourning for the departed leader. His body will be taken to his residence in Guwahati and to Srimanta Sankardeva Kalakshetra on Tuesday for the public to offer their respects. The last rites will be performed in Guwahati on Thursday.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passed away on Monday at the age of 84.(PTI photo)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passed away on Monday at the age of 84.(PTI photo)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi to be cremated on November 26 in Guwahati

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 09:00 PM IST
The mortal remains of former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi, who passed away on Monday at the age of 84, will be cremated in Guwahati on Thursday, state Congress chief Ripun Bora said during a press briefing.
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Gogoi, a three-time chief minister of Assam, was undergoing medical treatment for post-Covid-19 complications when he breathed his last at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.(PTI photo)
Gogoi, a three-time chief minister of Assam, was undergoing medical treatment for post-Covid-19 complications when he breathed his last at the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital.(PTI photo)

‘Tarun Gogoi’s tenure period of epochal change in Assam’: Tributes pour in

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Niyati Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 06:59 PM IST
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passed away at the age of 84 on Monday evening after recovering from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) and battling post-recovery complications of the infection for three months.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has been described as a veteran and a giant of Assam politics.(ANI Photo/File)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has been described as a veteran and a giant of Assam politics.(ANI Photo/File)

Tarun Gogoi’s death leaves void in Assam politics, state in 3 day mourning

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 07:16 PM IST
A consummate politician and leader, Gogoi occupied CM’s chair for three consecutive terms from 2001 to 2016 --the longest by any chief minister in Assam.
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Condoling the north-eastern leader’s death, PM Modi said, “Shri Tarun Gogoi Ji was a popular leader and a veteran administrator.”(Photo: narendramodi/ Twitter)
Condoling the north-eastern leader’s death, PM Modi said, “Shri Tarun Gogoi Ji was a popular leader and a veteran administrator.”(Photo: narendramodi/ Twitter)

‘Popular leader, veteran administrator’: PM Modi condoles former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s death

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 07:05 PM IST
Gogoi, former chief minister of Assam, passed away on Monday after his health condition deteriorated. He was 84.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passed away on Monday.(Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passed away on Monday.(Photo: INCIndia/ Twitter)

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi passes away at 84

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 09:14 PM IST
Tarun Gogoi, Assam’s longest serving chief minister, died on Monday evening.
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Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi.(File photo)
Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi.(File photo)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s condition extremely critical

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 12:13 PM IST
The 84-year-old has been admitted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital since November 2 after he complained of breathlessness. He has suffered multiple organ failure and has been on ventilator support for the past few days
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday was put on life support due to post Covid-19 complications.(PTI File Photo)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday was put on life support due to post Covid-19 complications.(PTI File Photo)

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi extremely critical, say doctors

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar | Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 11:51 AM IST
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.
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Guwahati: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.(PTI)
Guwahati: Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.(PTI)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s health remains critical despite minor improvement

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 01:06 PM IST
The 86-year-old was admitted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) on November 2 following breathing problems because of post-Covid-19 complications.
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Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.(ANI)
Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi.(ANI)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s health condition deteriorates, put on ventilator

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Eighty-six-year-old Tarun Gogoi was admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) on November 2 due to post-Covid complications.
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Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi.(File photo)
Former chief minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi.(File photo)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi hospitalised with Covid-related complications

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 03:58 PM IST
Gogoi (86) had spent the past two months in hospital after he tested Covid-19 positive in August. He was discharged from the GMCH on October 25
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Tarun Gogoi tested positive for Covid-19 on August 26.(PTI file)
Tarun Gogoi tested positive for Covid-19 on August 26.(PTI file)

Tarun Gogoi stable now; AIIMS doctors also monitor health

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2020 11:46 AM IST
The 85-year-old former chief minister was admitted to Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH)’s intensive care unit (ICU) on Thursday
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Gogoi was tested negative for Covid-19 last week, but has been staying at GMCH till his health recovers completely. (Photo @tarun_gogoi)
Gogoi was tested negative for Covid-19 last week, but has been staying at GMCH till his health recovers completely. (Photo @tarun_gogoi)

Ex-Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi in ICU after drop in oxygen level

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 24, 2020 05:26 PM IST
Tarun Gogoi had tested coronavirus positive last month.
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The former CM is admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).(ANI file photo)
The former CM is admitted to the Gauhati Medical College and Hospital (GMCH).(ANI file photo)

Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi’s oxygen saturation dips; stable, say doctors

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2020 02:50 PM IST
A senior doctor at the hospital told HT on Tuesday morning that the 85-year-old’s condition is stable and there’s no cause of immediate worry.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi (centre) is asymptomatic.(ANI)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi (centre) is asymptomatic.(ANI)

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi tests positive for Covid-19

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 01:08 PM IST
There are speculations that Gogoi may have picked up the infection from Congress MLA Ajanta Neog of Golaghat, who had visited the former CM’s Guwahati residence recently and also tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday
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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Gauhati, Assam, India, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi, attends a book release function in Gauhati, Assam, India, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Anupam Nath)(AP)

BJP rejects report that ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi is party CM pick

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 01:54 AM IST
On Saturday, Tarun Gogoi, 85, who was the chief minister from 2001 to 2016, had told journalists in Guwahati that the former CJI, who took his oath as a nominated Rajya Sabha MP in March this year, could be the BJP’s CM face in 2021.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that the bill is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s “divisive policy”(PTI)
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that the bill is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s “divisive policy”(PTI)

‘CAB is the result of BJP’s divisive policy’: Tarun Gogoi

By Amrita Madhukalya | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 11, 2019 12:27 PM IST
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said that the bill is a part of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s “divisive policy” of “one nation, one religion”.
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Now the question arises about the fates of several lakh people who have been left out... due to the inefficiency of the NRC authority(HT image)
Now the question arises about the fates of several lakh people who have been left out... due to the inefficiency of the NRC authority(HT image)

Ex-Assam CM writes to CJI on NRC

By HT Correspondents | Guwahati/Kolkata
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2019 01:56 AM IST
NRC in Assam was updated under the monitoring of the Supreme Court and the final list, which validates bonafide Indian citizens of the state, excluded over 1.9 million applicants. The final NRC list was published on August 31.
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Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.
Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi.

‘Doubt if error-free NRC will be published’: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2019 12:23 PM IST
The NRC exercise has come under attack from the state government and the state unit of the BJP, too, who have been demanding re-verification, a plea which was turned down by the Supreme Court .
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Legacy papers refer to electoral rolls up to March 25, 1971, and the first NRC published in 1951 — all of which have been digitised and published by the NRC secretariat.(HT Photo)
Legacy papers refer to electoral rolls up to March 25, 1971, and the first NRC published in 1951 — all of which have been digitised and published by the NRC secretariat.(HT Photo)

Assam releases NRC data on inclusion, exclusion, claims rampant misuse of ‘legacy’ data

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2019 12:43 AM IST
The Supreme Court, which is monitoring the NRC update exercise aimed at weeding out illegal immigrants, has extended the deadline by a month from the earlier date of July 31 to complete the process.
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Former minister and veteran Congress leader from Barak Valley Gautam Roy was suspended by the party for distributing sweets after a BJP candidate won from the Karimganj Lok Sabha seat .(FACEBOOK)
Former minister and veteran Congress leader from Barak Valley Gautam Roy was suspended by the party for distributing sweets after a BJP candidate won from the Karimganj Lok Sabha seat .(FACEBOOK)

Assam Congress suspends former minister, senior leader for anti-party activities

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 16, 2019 09:49 PM IST
The Congress could win only three of the total 14 seats in the state in the recently concluded Lok Sabha polls.
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The Congress leader said that Rahul has stated that he will help the next party president.(PTI/ File photo)
The Congress leader said that Rahul has stated that he will help the next party president.(PTI/ File photo)

Rahul Gandhi not ready to withdraw his resignation: Congress leader Tarun Gogoi

By Asian News International | Guwahati (Assam)
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 11:51 AM IST
The Congress leader said that Rahul has stated that he will help the next party president.
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College students block a highway to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam’s Dibrugarh on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
College students block a highway to protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in Assam’s Dibrugarh on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

Resistance of citizenship bill common ground to work together, say Congress, AGP in Assam

By Zia Haq | Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2019 07:13 AM IST
The open overtures from the Congress, including from former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, on at least two occasions, suggest possibilities of potential new political fronts in the future. At present, however, the common ground, leaders of both parties said, is limited to resisting the bill.
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The Assam police has registered a case of alleged fraud and criminal conspiracy against former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, a former minister in his government and a former chief secretary.(File Photo)
The Assam police has registered a case of alleged fraud and criminal conspiracy against former chief minister Tarun Gogoi, a former minister in his government and a former chief secretary.(File Photo)

FIR against former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi for alleged fraud and criminal conspiracy

By Sadiq Naqvi | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 09:17 PM IST
Besides Tarun Gogoi ,others named in the FIR include Bismita Gogoi, the former minister of state for textile and handlooms and former chief secretary VK Pipersenia
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Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi asked why the issue of deportation of the foreigners was not being taken up with Bangladesh(PTI File Photo)
Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi asked why the issue of deportation of the foreigners was not being taken up with Bangladesh(PTI File Photo)

NRC was my ‘baby’, claims Tarun Gogoi; says BJP failed to ‘nurse’ it

By Press Trust of India | Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 12:51 PM IST
The former Assam 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.
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