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Friday, August 14, 2020

Himanta Biswa Sarma


MHA panel gave 2 yrs to effect Clause 6 of Accord: Himanta Biswa Sarma

August 13, 2020 7:36 am

Sarma also said that the committee, constituted by Union Home Ministry, cannot by itself determine the definition of “Assamese people”, and that the recommendation has to be accepted by the Assembly before it is implemented.

Govt bars all, will shut Guwahati fully from Sunday, says no choice

June 27, 2020 5:58 am

Saying they had no other choice, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma referred to the current spike of Covid-19 in Guwahati. Since June 15, no travel history has been found in around 700 cases in the city, indicating community transmission.

Assam announces 14-day 'total lockdown' in Guwahati from Sunday

June 26, 2020 6:38 pm

This will be a very strict lockdown as no grocery shops will be allowed to open or supply of vegetables and other essentials will be permitted for the first seven days, said Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.

Manipur situation under control, BJP and allies will show result: Himanta Biswa Sarma

June 23, 2020 1:39 am

Last week, three BJP MLAs defected to the Congress, and four MLAs from the National People’s Party (NPP), one of the TMC and an Independent withdrew support to the BJP-led coalition government.

Assam to shut 17 schools where no student passed HSLC exam

June 09, 2020 11:53 am

The officials added that a formal order regarding the amalgamation of these schools with others will soon be passed by the government. “The process has been initiated. The formal order will be out soon,” one of the officials said.

Admission to Assam education institutes to be free in 2020-21 academic year

June 08, 2020 11:41 am

Students who passed the Class 10 examinations last year will be given computers in their school and those who have cleared the test this year will get Rs 20,000 so that they can buy computers of their choice, Himanta Biswa Sarma said.

22 more test positive for COVID-19 in Assam; total cases rise to 1,361

June 01, 2020 1:28 pm

Fourteen fresh cases were reported from Dibrugarh district, four from Dhemaji, three from Tinsukia and one from Charaideo, he said.

Trying to balance financial and health concerns: Himanta on revised Assam lockdown

May 05, 2020 7:35 am

"Normalcy will not return immediately — we will gradually try to bring normalcy. But in the meanwhile, we should make sure that public health concerns should not go away from people’s minds,” Sarma said.

About Rs 30 crore paid to residents stranded out of Assam so far: Himanta

April 25, 2020 4:18 am

Sarma added that from Sunday, 150 people in Bilasipara, Chapor and Dhubri town in Dhubri district will be subjected to “sudden random” pool testing.

COVID-19: Assam govt directs private schools to waive 50% fees

April 22, 2020 5:59 pm

The schools have also been directed not to increase fees and to pay teaching and non-teaching staff without a pay cut