Hindutva began 5,000 years ago and it cannot be stopped, the senior BJP leader said at a press conference organised to mark the completion of the second month of his government in the state.
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The state’s population is around 3.3 crore and 75.87 lakh people have been vaccinated so far, including 62.93 lakh for the first dose and 12.94 lakh for the second dose.
Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi administered the oath of office and secrecy to Sarma as the new chief minister of Assam.
The 52-year-old leader is all set to swear in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam on Monday. Sarma was elected as the leader of the BJP legislative party in Assam on Sunday.
Sarma, who was accompanied by outgoing Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, submitted the list of elected legislators owing allegiance to the NDA.
Ending speculations on who would occupy the top post as both Sarma and outgoing chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal were contenders, the powerful NEDA convenor was elected as the legislature party leader
Assam incumbent Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal also attended the meeting. Both of them left the party chief’s house on Saturday after the meeting.
Sarma has thus been barred from campaigning and related activities till April 4. Campaigning for the third and final phase of Assam assembly elections comes to an end on the evening of April 4.
After the closing down of the madrasas, 48 contractual teachers are likely to be shifted to schools under the Education Department.
Sarma said that with three new deaths on Saturday — two in Silchar and one in Golaghat — the death toll in the state rose to 101.
Goala, a two-time MLA from Lakhipur in Cachar district, is the son of Dinesh Prashad Goala — a seven-time state lawmaker who also served as a Minister.
Assam Budget 2020-21 leaked online, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary denies claims
Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma is scheduled to present Assam annual budget at the assembly house at 2 pm on the evening of Friday
Axom Sarba Siksha Abhiyan Mission has not provided any confirmed date and time for the declaration of Assam TET 2020 Result.
The NIA is probing on this matter. A SIT has also been set up to investigate all other cases of violence that took place across the state from December 9.
Guwahati: On a day when Asom Gana Parishad leader Prafulla Kumar Mahanta expressed his unhappiness over his party’s decision to ally with the BJP again, Assam finance minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday said the BJP, AGP and Bodoland peoples’ Front have already finalized seat-sharing for the[Read More…]
New Delhi, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday called Congress President Rahul Gandhi “Gabbar Singh” and accused the party of standing with Pakistan, saying they were traitors. Speaking at the second day of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) National Council, Sarma said: “The GST is not ‘Gabbar Singh’,[Read More…]
The Congress on Thursday slammed Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged ‘cancer is divine justice for sins’ remark and asked when will Prime Minister Narendra Modi act against such elements. “Now, BJP Minister and Convenor abuses India’s cancer patients and their families. Mr PM, as you tacitly support[Read More…]
In another incidence of alleged medical negligence, eight infants died within 24 hours at the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital in Barpeta in Assam. According to hospital records, five children died on Wednesday night and three others died on Thursday. Authorities claim hospital negligence as the cause of[Read More…]
As most of India were hooked to their TV screens watching the results of the five-state assembly elections on the afternoon of 11th March, 2017; Himanta Biswa Sarma landed quietly at Imphal airport with a small team of trusted protégés. There was a palpable tension in Imphal city as the[Read More…]
According to Assam state cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, it is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s policy to differentiate between Hindu and Muslim migrants from Bangladesh to the state. “We clearly do,” the state education, health and finance minister told The Indian Express. “After all, the country was divided in the[Read More…]