February 13, 2020 2:18 pm
“We have decided this because teaching Arabic, or some other language, or any religious text for that matter, is not the responsibility of the government,” said Himanta Biswa Sarma.
January 28, 2020 1:04 pm
Sarma said that Union Home Minister Amit Shah had clearly said on Monday that if the anti-talk ULFA (I) faction is ready for negotiations, then "the Centre is more than willing to hold dialogue with them for the sake of permanent peace in Assam and the Northeast."
January 26, 2020 1:27 pm
Himanta Biswa Sarma, however, clarified that the rule will be applicable to all areas in the state, barring the three Barak Valley districts and the Bodoland Territorial Autonomous Districts (BTAD)
January 08, 2020 10:52 am
Himanta Biswa Sarma also urged All-Assam Students’ Union’s (AASU) adviser Samujjal Bhattacharya to join the BJP and work for the people on behalf of the party.
January 07, 2020 8:33 am
Despite banners being banned, cricket fans in Guwahati chanted slogans inside the Barsapara Cricket Stadium while waiting for the first T20I between India and Sri Lanka to start.
January 05, 2020 12:40 pm
Addressing the meet, state Finance Minister Himanta Biswa said that three years ago there was only “one Ajmal”, referring to Lok Sabha MP and AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal, but today there are “lakhs and lakhs of Ajmals”.
December 24, 2019 1:38 am
He said if the apex court orders for a 20-per cent re-verification in border districts of Assam, then the state will do that and give the report to the court.
December 18, 2019 8:28 am
It was a design of PFI and a so-called agitationist group of Assam, along with activists of a section of the Congress party, said Himanta Biswa Sarma.
December 08, 2019 1:46 am
He said that after receiving the final audit, the government would assess the importance of the extent of the irregularities and take further action.
November 29, 2019 6:53 am
If they remain excluded, many seats will go to ‘other people’, says Assam minister.