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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.

20 Aug 2017 6:40 PM

Assam ropes in ex-teachers to monitor schools

Sarma said the department has already identified 126 such schools, which performed poorly in this year high school examinations.

01 Aug 2017 5:15 AM

PM to visit flood-hit Assam areas on Tuesday

PM Modi has decide not go for aerial survey of the flood hit areas, sources said.

01 Aug 2017 5:10 AM

PM to focus on long-term plan to tackle perennial flood problem in Assam

Assam FM said that focus of the Prime Minister’s visit would be on working out strategy for measures to mitigate the flood problem.

31 Jul 2017 9:14 PM

Seven more die in Assam floods, 12 lakh affected

The central government is ready to extend as much assistance as possible to those affected: Sarma

16 Jul 2017 1:49 AM


Assam to solve influx issue after NRC update

The Assam government would move the central government to take up the issue of illegal immigrants with Bangladesh.

06 Jul 2017 2:13 AM

Plant trees, get fee waiver in Assam colleges

Sarma said that some of the grants to the colleges have also been linked to mandatory adoption of villages.

02 May 2017 4:28 AM

No ban on cow slaughter in Northeast, says BJP

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that the BJP has not banned cow slaughter though it is in power in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Manipur.

23 Apr 2017 12:20 AM

More than 2 kids? Assam may deny you govt job

Government is considering increasing the legal age of marriage for both boys and girls.

10 Apr 2017 5:43 AM

No govt job for those with more than 2 children: draft

The minister also said he will consider including a provision for giving 50 per cent reservation to women in government jobs and elections.

09 Apr 2017 3:18 PM


Footballer-turned-journalist to be Manipur’s new CM

Singh was a key member of the Congress when he decided to join BJP in October 2016.

15 Mar 2017 3:10 AM

BJP’s Imphal office ransacked, party blames Congress

The attackers were demanding speedy investigation into alleged extrajudicial killings that have taken place in Manipur over the years.

02 Mar 2017 1:32 AM

Assam girl posts molestation details on FB, row erupts

Himanta Biswa Sarma said his government will not stop anyone from posting anything against the government on social media.

17 Feb 2017 4:12 AM

Manipur: Highway stir blessing in disguise for Congress

The UNC-sponsored economic blockade has crippled the state since November 1.

29 Jan 2017 7:14 AM

Priyanka wants to promote Assam on global platform

Priyanka flew to Guwahati after accepting her appointment as the brand ambassador for Assam Tourism.

25 Dec 2016 5:38 AM


Priyanka Chopra to be face of Assam tourism

The actress Priyanka Chopra will promote the brand entity — “Awesome Assam”.

20 Dec 2016 6:46 AM

Stop Friday holidays, Assam tells madrasas

Some Muslim organisations and madrasa teachers’ associations have criticised education minister.

01 Dec 2016 3:14 AM

Assam government readies digital action plan, to go cashless soon

The minister said that his government has accepted the recommendation of the Pay Commission in principal and would implement it.

29 Nov 2016 2:41 AM

Assam govt prepares digital action plan, to become cashless soon

Assam Finance Minister said digital road map would be ready in next 10 days and in first phase, his govt intends to reduce dealing in cash.

28 Nov 2016 4:30 PM