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Himanta Biswa Sarma


Assam NRC chief moves Supreme Court for relook at 2019 ‘draft’ list

May 14, 2021 4:58 am

Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who took charge on Monday, had earlier this week said, “Regarding the NRC, our position is very clear. In border districts, we want a re-examination of 20% names included, and in other districts, that of 10% names.”

Sarma’s task

May 11, 2021 7:33 am

New Assam chief minister needs to carry everyone along, as state fights new scourge, while healing old divides.

Will discuss Covid at first Cabinet meet, made promises for implementation: Himanta

May 11, 2021 5:49 am

Himanta Biswa Sarma said that it is his government’s pledge to take Assam “to greater heights of prosperity” and propel it to be among the leading states in the country, while pursuing the “ideals and values” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as Assam chief minister, says Covid management first priority

May 10, 2021 7:09 pm

Himanta Biswa Sarma, 52, who held key portfolios in the previous Assam government, including finance, health, and education — succeeds Sarbananda Sonowal as the Chief Minister

Himanta, the driving force behind BJP’s rise to power in Northeast

May 10, 2021 4:23 am

After long-drawn speculations on who would lead the new government in Assam, BJP’s legislature party on Sunday announced that Himanta Biswa Sarma would succeed Sarbananda Sonowal as the next chief minister of the state.

Himanta, BJP's troubleshooter in the Northeast, all set to become Assam's 15th CM

May 10, 2021 1:57 am

Sarma has held key portfolios in the outgoing Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam government, including finance, health and education, and is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance.

Himanta Biswa Sarma set to be next Assam CM, will take oath at 12 pm on Monday

May 09, 2021 3:49 pm

Himanta Biswa Sarma has been arguably the most influential politician in Northeastern India as of now and the BJP’s key man and troubleshooter in the region.

After Himanta and Sonowal's day in Delhi, CM call likely today

May 09, 2021 7:41 am

BJP president JP Nadda had said in Kolkata that the saffron party’s leadership was pre-occupied with the post-poll violence in Bengal because of which a decision couldn’t be taken regarding Assam.

Sonowal or Himanta: Assam waits to see who its next chief minister will be

May 05, 2021 4:25 am

In the 126-member Assembly, the NDA has won 75 seats, Congress-led ‘Mahajot’ 50 while the remaining one went to jailed activist Akhil Gogoi.

‘On CAA... I feel we must protect genuine refugees’: Himanta Biswa Sarma

May 03, 2021 6:51 am

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made the Northeast the centre of development in the country... There are policies towards the development of infrastructure, roads, railway, universities etc. The state government too took a number of initiatives.