Himanta Biswa Sarma to be next Assam chief minister

After several days of brainstorming, the way has now been cleared for Himanta Biswa Sarma to become the next Chief Minister of Assam Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar gave this information. Earlier, outgoing Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal submitted his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday itself.  ALSO READ: PM Modi’s sharp criticism in famous medical … Read more

Assam, West Bengal election 2021: First phase of polling begins

The first phase of voting has begun on March 27, 30 seats in five districts of West Bengal and 47 out of 126 assembly seats in Assam. Electoral arrangements have been made in both states amid heavy security. In the first phase, some high-profile seats in Assam, such as Majuli, Gohpur, Jorhat and Nazira seats … Read more

Assam Election: BJP’s promise for Assam- ‘Correct NRC’, free education

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Bharatiya Janata Party national president JP Nadda on Tuesday released the party’s manifesto for Assam assembly elections in Guwahati, saying that his party will bring a correct NRC in the state. But there is no specific mention of CAA in this manifesto of BJP. On the CAA, JP Nadda merely said, “CAA has been passed by … Read more

Assam Assembly election 2021: Who is Akhil Gogoi?

Akhil Gogoi (45) is considered a prominent leader of farmers in Assam, who has been jailed for more than a year.  He was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) following his involvement in sedition and opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) under the UAPA.  ALSO READ: Assam Assembly Election 2021: Who Is Akhil Gogoi? … Read more

BJP is not anti-Muslim but identity of enemies is important: Assam CM Sonewal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has said that ‘BJP is an anti-Muslim party – this is a myth’. He said, “The party follows Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s slogan ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas’ and no man was denied the benefit of government schemes anywhere in the state.” In an interview given to The Hindu … Read more

Assam: BPF goes with Congress, a setback for BJP?

Before the assembly elections in Assam, the alliance equation of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be deteriorating. On Sunday, Bodoland People’s Front (BPF) leader Pramila Rani Brahma made several allegations against the BJP and announced her exit from the alliance. The BPF was already with the BJP ahead of the 2016 assembly elections in … Read more