Samudra Gupta Kashyap

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In Assam, Amit Shah’s pitch is about making state free of infiltrators
Thu, Feb 11, 2016

Shah, who addressed two rallies in Kokrajhar and Nagaon in Assam, said that the Congress was also responsible for Bangladeshi infiltrators spreading to all over the country.

In poll-bound Assam, Centre’s Rs 1.3 lakh crore vision for Northeast
Wed, Feb 10, 2016

Dharmendra Pradhan took a dig at Congress party for allegedly failing to realize the need to link the development of Northeast to the hydrocarbon potential of the region.

Former Assam CM Mahanta hurt in road mishap
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Mahanta, who sustained injury in his legs, has been admitted to the Nagaon Civil Hospital.

BSF apprehends four Bangladeshis in Meghalaya
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

Interestingly, all of them belonged to the Garo tribal community who are said to be several thousands in number residing in villages close to the Indo-Bangladesh border of Meghalaya.

Assam polls will be showdown ‘between Modi and me’, says Tarun Gogoi
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

He said he and his party were ready for the ensuing assembly elections which the BJP had termed as the Battle of Saraighat.

Badruddin Ajmal and his party AIUDF stand for protecting Bangladeshis: Sarbananda Sonowal
Tue, Feb 09, 2016

BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for Assam discusses his party’s prospects and asseses his rivals in conversation with SAMUDRA GUPTA KASHYAP

Wanted NDFB (S) rebel Uday Narzary killed in encounter in Assam
Mon, Feb 08, 2016

Uday Narzary was ‘eliminated’ when the police and army laid an ambush in an area near Edenbari village in Chirang district last Sunday night.

I don’t bank only on officers’ reports, I also talk to common people, says Gogoi
Sun, Feb 07, 2016

“Tarun Gogoi is an undisputed leader of Assam for 15 years in a row. He will continue for the next five years too,” Former union minister Mani Shankar Aiyar said.

After 31 years, Rs 9,965 cr Assam gas cracker project sees light of day
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Modi however took a dig at the erstwhile Congress regimes for failing to implement projects on time, which not only led to cost escalation but also frustration in the minds of the people waiting for benefits from them.

Modi in upper Assam: PM launches poll campaign, says give BJP a chance
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Promising to make Assam number 1 state, PM says will protect its identity.

Assam visit: Modi says ‘one family’ is not letting Rajya Sabha function
Sat, Feb 06, 2016

Modi said that there were many parties and leaders in the Opposition who were opposed to the BJP and Modi. But despite that they want Parliament to function and take major decisions

PM Modi pays tribute to Assam reformer Sankaradeva, says he tried to eradicate untouchability 500 years ago
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

“It is unbelievable and unthinkable that a saint-reformer launched a mass movement five centuries ago to eradicate untouchability and other social evils, and that too in far away Assam, " Modi said.

PM Modi in Assam to showcase and connect
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

Modi’s address in Moran is significant to party morale — workers from 36 constituencies will form the audience.

Zeliang for fresh ceasefire with NSCN(K), says solution to Naga issue in dialogue, not in gun
Thu, Feb 04, 2016

Nagaland chief minister said he was optimistic that it would also re-enter into a ceasefire with the government of India so that lasting peace returned to Nagaland.

Days before PM Modi’s Assam visit, newly-formed outfit open fire in two locations
Wed, Feb 03, 2016

A group of unidentified persons fired at the residence of a former Congress MLA in Doomdooma, a shopkeeper sustained bullet injuries in Digboi, both in Tinsukia district.

Not cow but mithun, a sign of ‘serious’ trouble in Arunachal Pradesh
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

Striking similarities aside, the mithun is far removed from a cow.

Prez rule temporary, elected govt soon: Arunachal governor Rajkhowa
Tue, Feb 02, 2016

“President Rule is only a temporary measure. Sooner or later, a democratically elected government will be here,” he said.

BJP’s face for Assam, Sonowal has targets to meet and Modi’s promises to keep
Mon, Feb 01, 2016

Sonowal strives to bring ethnic groups together, Congress reminds him of unfulfilled promises

Can Sarbananda Sonowal win Assam for BJP?
Fri, Jan 29, 2016

But what people in Assam have not forgotten are the tall promises that the present prime minister had made for the state during the 2014 Lok Sabha election.

Law and order top priority: Governor J P Rajkhowa
Thu, Jan 28, 2016

At his first meeting with officers, Rajkhowa asked them to ensure that there was no law and order or security problem in the state.

Arunachal Pradesh crisis: How a rebellion spun out of control
Wed, Jan 27, 2016

With Pranab Mukherjee clearing President’s rule in the state, a look at how a group of rebel MLAs and an Assembly session held in a community hall led to the present situation

Arunachal Governor for early completion of 1,800-km Frontier Highway along China border
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Rajkhowa however lamented that the state was lacking in good air, road and rail connectivity and blamed, among other, the tough terrain and overall neglect of the authorities for it.

R-Day Assam: Gogoi asks Paresh Barua to eschew violence, return to mainstream
Tue, Jan 26, 2016

Gogoi said while as many as 13 extremist outfits had already laid down their arms and joined the mainstream, Paresh Barua should also follow suit.

Arunachal: Making of the crisis
Sun, Jan 24, 2016

The ruling Congress Legislature Party on the other hand continues to remain split, with 21 of its 47 members sticking to their guns for removal of Nabam Tuki from the chief minister’s post.

Nagaland village erects monolith for conserving migratory falcons
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

The six-foot rock monolith marks the entire story of how people of this Naga village had converted themselves from cruel hunters to hardcore conservationists.

Simply put: How important is the tribal vote in Assam’s election?
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Indian Express gives the background of the PM’s promise of ST status to Karbis and Bodos.

PM good actor, but lacks knowledge on Assam: Tarun Gogoi
Thu, Jan 21, 2016

Tarun Gogoi also described Modi’s rallies in Assam as poor show and blamed the BJP state leaders for the "glaring mistakes" in the PM’s speech.

Bihar ex-governor Devananda Konwar joins AIUDF
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Konwar (73) , who had served as law minister in the Congress government of Hiteswar Saikia in 1991-96 and later became finance minister in Tarun Gogoi’s first government in 2001, was dropped after he allegedly tried to indulge in dissident activities against the chief minister.

Congress misused public funds, says PM Modi
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Takes dig at Manmohan: ‘With a PM from the state for 10 years, I thought Assam would have no problems’

Boost Make In India: Modi at IIT Guwahati
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Prime Minister Modi also said that Indian youth had the potential of leading the world in cyber security.

PM Modi picks new ally’s turf to kick off campaign, announces sops
Wed, Jan 20, 2016

Modi announced the decision to grant deemed university status to Central Institute of Technology in Kokrajhar and re-open Rupshi airport, as also provide more funds for various development projects.

Why PM Modi launched his Assam campaign from Kokrajhar
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived for his first election-year trip in Assam on Tuesday.

Cong hoardings seeking answers from PM come up in Assam
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

It was only on Sunday night that the BPF forged an alliance with the BJP.

Happy the court didn’t stop me from saying anything about Sarma: Tarun Gogoi
Tue, Jan 19, 2016

Sarma had slammed a Rs 100-crore suit in the court of Civil Judge No 1 after Gogoi allegedly said that he (Sarma) was an accused in the Saradha and Louis Berger scandals.

Congress has many questions for Modi’s Tuesday trip to Assam
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

Modi’s trip to Assam is particularly significant in view of the forthcoming assembly elections.

Tarun Gogoi appears before court in Rs 100 crore defamation case
Mon, Jan 18, 2016

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sharma had filed a Rs 100-crore defamation case against Gogoi on the grounds that Gogoi had levelled corruption charges against him on the said two cases.