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BJP, UDP flock to NPP to form next govt in Meghalaya, Sangma next CM

Conrad Sangma staked claim to form an alliance govt with the support of 34 legislators of regional political parties and BJP.

04 Mar 2018 8:42 PM

BJP, Cong reach 'kingmaker' UDP HQ at same time for Meghalaya support

UDP chief Donkupar Roy had said that his party would support that group which is able to provide 'a stable government'.

04 Mar 2018 4:33 PM

Meet Sunil Deodhar, BJP man behind Tripura magic

In fact, it was Deodhar, who had suggested the name of Biplab Deb to the party leadership for the post of party’s Tripura unit chief.

04 Mar 2018 1:13 AM

Himanta Biswa Sarma is BJP’s man in Northeast, again

The former Congressman has already delivered Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh to BJP.

03 Mar 2018 1:33 PM

BJP confident of winning in all 3 northeast states: Ram Madhav

The election was held for 59 out of 60 seats in each of the three Northeastern states.

03 Mar 2018 12:24 PM


Assam gets investment commitment of Rs 65,186 crore

Sarma, who is also the finance minister, said the government wants to transform the state and create jobs for the youths.

05 Feb 2018 4:53 AM

Setback for BJP: Ruling NPF to end pre-poll ties

Sources in the BJP told this newspaper that they were planning to induct some more heavy-weight NPF leaders into the party.

17 Jan 2018 1:42 AM

Assam Police busts plot to kill state health minister

Two arrested; cops alerted by former minister.

09 Dec 2017 12:09 AM

Assam minister Himanta Sarma apologises over 'cancer divine justice' remark

He also said that the ‘absolutely mindless controversy’ was triggered by few political desperadoes.

23 Nov 2017 9:05 PM

We suffer for our sins: Assam health minister on cancer patients

In a tweet, Chidambaram mocked Sarma saying, 'that is what switching parties does to a person.'

23 Nov 2017 8:41 AM


At least 24 states to participate in 2-day GST council meet in Assam

Andhra Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura are yet to confirm if they will be attending the meet.

07 Nov 2017 7:59 PM

HIV care launched in Assam jails

Though Assam is categorised as low HIV prevalence state, it is estimated that there are 928 new HIV positive cases.

03 Nov 2017 7:17 AM

Assam FM Himanta Biswa Sarma to head panel to vet GST

Currently, only 15.50 lakh businesses out of the total 98 lakh have opted for the composition scheme. 

09 Oct 2017 4:33 AM

Of RSS ideologue and maverick Rout

A programme on the birth centenary of late Indira Gandhi in Lucknow saw Congressmen in their old avatar.

18 Sep 2017 3:16 AM

Pay cut for Assam bureaucrats if they neglect parents

The amount deducted from their salary will be given to their parents and siblings so they can support themselves.

16 Sep 2017 2:09 AM


Assam passes Bill on parental care

The departmental heads have been authorised to pass the order by hearing the appeal of both the parties in case of a dispute.

16 Sep 2017 1:28 AM

Assam names two colleges after Deen Dayal Upadhyaya

The Asom Gana Parishad, a partner in the government, also opposed the decision and sought a review.

31 Aug 2017 3:08 AM

Assam govt tells Delhi to seek China data

Sarma admitted that state govt had very limited role in getting this data but it would continue to take up this issue with the central govt.

24 Aug 2017 2:24 AM

A shocker from Assam

In this scheme of things, people with more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs or any kind of government service.

23 Aug 2017 12:32 AM

Assam set to table 2-child norm in Assembly, aims to implement next year

Although, proposed population policy has invited criticism, Sarma said that the government has decided to go ahead with it.

21 Aug 2017 1:38 AM