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Open to alliance with AIUDF to fight communal forces: Tarun Gogoi

February 28, 2020 2:22 am

“This is my personal opinion. I am open to an alliance and understanding with the AIUDF and happy to field a candidate to fight against communal forces,” Gogoi told The Indian Express.

Open to alliance with all anti-CAA forces: Assam Congress

January 04, 2020 7:48 am

“We do not have any hesitation in joining hands with all anti-CAA, anti-BJP and anti-communal forces in the interest of Assam,” state Congress president Ripun Bora said.

My government created detention centres on Gauhati HC orders: Ex-CM Tarun Gogoi

December 28, 2019 7:13 am

Assam currently has six detention centres to hold ‘illegal foreigners’, but these are all located inside jails. Together, they house 1,000-odd detainees.

Lawyer Tarun Gogoi back in court after 36 years to challenge Citizenship Act

December 18, 2019 3:32 pm

Gogoi, a lawyer by profession, was in court to assist Congress leader P Chidambaram. The last time the former chief minister was in court to argue a case was in 1983.

Hajela not efficient in discharging NRC duty, review needed: Tarun Gogoi writes to CJI

September 06, 2019 6:31 pm

In a letter to the CJI, Tarun Gogoi alleged that Hajela did not follow the direction of the apex court although over 50,000 government officials were engaged in the NRC updation job and around Rs 1,200 crore was spent at the cost of development work of the state.

NRC Final list: Many genuine Indians left out, govt erred deliberately, says Tarun Gogoi

September 01, 2019 8:34 am

The CPI(M) said exclusion of over 19 lakh people from the list has roused legitimate fears that a large number of Indian citizens have been excluded, and demanded convening an all-party meeting in Assam to discuss it.

BJP govts either insincere or incapable of producing NRC: Ex-Assam CM Gogoi

August 04, 2019 3:50 am

The senior Congress leader’s comments came two days after the Assam government presented district-wise data in the Assembly regarding exclusion from the draft NRC published in July last year.

AGP-BJP alliance like an illicit relationship, won’t impact us: Tarun Gogoi

March 16, 2019 4:31 am

"The BJP is nervous. They know they might lose seats elsewhere in the country, so they want to ensure they do not lose any seat here. But I don’t think they will succeed. It is an unholy alliance, like an illicit relationship," Gogoi said.

BJP playing divisive game in Assam, says former CM Gogoi

December 18, 2018 7:48 am

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi also slammed the present Assam government for improper implementation of the NRC.

Assam: Why Tinsukia killers not caught yet, asks former CM Tarun Gogoi

November 11, 2018 12:37 pm

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi added that the delay in apprehending the killers raises “suspicion on the involvement of vested interest groups".


Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

February 22, 2015 8:07 pm

63-year-old Nitish Kumar is back as the Chief Minister for the fourth time after he had quit on May 17, 2014 over JD(U)’s debacle in the general election.

Election campaigns in full swing

March 28, 2014 6:03 pm

Candidates are seen campaigning in full swing ahead of Lok Sabha elections in their respective constituencies.


Idea Exchange With Tarun Gogoi

March 20, 2016 3:03 pm

PM 'good actor' but it won't work in Assam: CM Gogoi

January 22, 2016 6:50 am

Guwahati, Jan 22 (ANI): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a 'good actor', but his acting skills won't work all the time. Gogoi added that the Prime Minister was trying to mislead people of the country by saying that no development has taken place in Assam. He should check the records before speaking. He further said PM Modi should speak on the basis of the records of the Government of India.