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

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

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

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

"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

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

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


Why Tinsukia killers not caught yet: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

On November 1, six men wearing military fatigues and carrying assault rifles rounded up six farmers in Tinsukia's Bisonimukh village and shot at them, killing five.

Tarun Gogoi claims updating NRC his 'baby', BJP failed to 'nurse' it

Gogoi pointed out that the NRC was being prepared under the Assam Accord clause of including people who have entered the country before March 25, 1971, and this was the only way it could be done.

Tarun Gogoi: ‘NRC our (Congress) baby... don’t try to make it Hindu or Muslim or Christian’

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said that the Congress cannot disown the National Register of Citizens (NRC), but the final list is “full of mistakes”.

Assam: AIUDF says it is in alliance talks with AICC, Gogoi denies

Former chief minister and senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi told The Indian Express, “There is no basis in such news, these are rumours. They [national leadership of Congress] won’t do anything without consulting the Assam unit...”

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Nitish Kumar returns as Bihar Chief Minister

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

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


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Idea Exchange With Tarun Gogoi

What is anti-national? If I go by Centre rule, whole Assam would turn into a jail: CM Tarun Gogoi Assam CM says he is confident of winning a fourth term, rules out any tie-up with AIUDF’s Badruddin Ajmal, talks of the “vast difference” between Narendra Modi and “broad-minded” Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and says dubbing people […]

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

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.