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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Himanta Biswa Sarma


Assam to convert govt-funded madrasas, Sanskrit tols to normal schools: Himanta Biswa Sarma

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.

Centre ready to hold peace talks with ULFA (I): 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."

Learning Assamese till Class 10 must for state govt jobs: Education Minister

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)

If Assam doesn’t identify friends, Badruddin Ajmal will be CM in 10 yrs: Himanta Biswa

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.

In Guwahati stadium, BJP leaders get jeered when they appear on giant screens

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.

Himanta Biswa stresses need to save Assam from ‘Miya poetry, Ajmals’

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”.

If no pan-India NRC, Assam needs fresh one or revision: Himanta Biswa Sarma

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.

Assam: Urban Naxals, PFI, Congress members behind street violence, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

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.

May consider moving govt agency to probe NRC exercise: Himanta

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.

Data on Hindu Bengalis not included in NRC soon: Himanta Biswa Sarma

November 29, 2019 6:53 am

If they remain excluded, many seats will go to ‘other people’, says Assam minister.