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Arunachal victory indicative of Lok Sabha poll results, says Assam CM

Guwahati, June 2: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday asserted that the BJP's victory in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly elections was indicative of the Lok Sabha poll results, due on June 4. Sarma, who is also the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the regional arm of the NDA, said the Arunachal Pradesh results reflected people's faith in the party's 'politics of good governance and development'. The BJP returned to power in Arunachal Pradesh for the third time in a row, as the party won 46...
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Assam CM calls BJP manifesto ‘comprehensive list of PM Modi’s guarantees’

Guwahati, April 14: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, parsing the BJP's election manifesto - 'Sankalp Patra', said that the manifesto provides a comprehensive list of PM Modi's guarantees that fulfil the aspirations of every Indian. Soon after, the BJP released its manifesto on Sunday at its headquarters in New Delhi in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Himanta Biswa Sarma, in a post on X said, "Released on the auspicious occasion of Nav Varsh and Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti, our...
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Assam govt to take full responsibility for educating girl students: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Nagaon, Udalguri, April 4: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday promised that the BJP government in the state will shoulder the responsibility of educating girl students up to the postgraduate level, and families with a ration card will receive life insurance paid for by the government. Currently, all girls who pass the class 10 examinations are given a cycle or a scooter, but from this year, an amount of Rs 10,000 will be deposited for two years in their bank accounts while they are studying for the class...
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Police complaint lodged against Assam CM for ‘hate speech’ against Sonia Gandhi

Guwahati, September 21: Senior Assam Congress leader Debabrata Saikia has filed a police complaint against Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for his alleged “hateful statement” such as Lok Sabha MP and former party president Sonia Gandhi’s residence should be burnt. Sarma made the alleged statement during a rally in Vidisha district of Madhya Pradesh on September 18. “While taunting Kamal Nath, a prominent member of the Indian National Congress, about his Hindu identity, Sarma has directly suggested that 10, Janpath should be burnt,” Saikia, the leader of the opposition in...
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Assam CM targets Congress, says it seems party has secretly struck deal to sell Northeast

Guwahati, September 17: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has targeted Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while claiming that the northeastern region is missing from a map of India shared by the party on social media. The grand old party's MP from the state, Gaurav Gogoi, was quick to retort by asking the CM about the land deals by companies linked to his family, claiming that Sarma is "avoiding" answering it, reported PTI. Gogoi, who has been locked in a war of words on X with Sarma since Wednesday on the...
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Will retire from public life if proven wife’s firm received central subsidy: Assam CM

Guwahati, September 14: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said he was willing to accept any punishment, including retirement from public life, if there is any evidence that his wife has received or claimed any amount from the government of India. ''I want to emphasise again that neither my wife, nor the company she is associated with, has received or claimed any amount from the government of India. If anyone can provide evidence, I am willing to accept any punishment including retirement from public life," the Chief Minister...
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