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Business Standard India
Congress' season of discontentPilot in Rajasthan, Ashok Chaudhry in Bihar, Ashok Tanwar in Haryana, etc - Rah
Congress' season of discontent
Business Standard India / Posted 3 hours ago
Pilot in Rajasthan, Ashok Chaudhry in Bihar, Ashok Tanwar in Haryana, etc - Rahul Gandhi kept faith with octogenarian Tarun Gogoi in Assam, letting him lead the party into the crucial Assembly polls despite a three-term anti-incumbency mood... Read more
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dna
Campaign Girlshe says, giving the example of the BJP campaign against anti-incumbency in the
Campaign Girl
dna / Posted 21 hours ago
she says, giving the example of the BJP campaign against anti-incumbency in the state that had been ruled by Congress' Tarun Gogoi for 15 years. Shubhrastha is currently on a month-long Legislative Fellowship Program organised by the US State... Read more
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The Telegraph
Cong MLAs in favour of new faceCongress leader Tarun Gogoi pays floral tribute to a portrait of Jawaharlal Neh
Cong MLAs in favour of new face
The Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Congress leader Tarun Gogoi pays floral tribute to a portrait of Jawaharlal Nehru on the latter’s death anniversary at Rajiv Bhavan in Guwahati on Friday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, May 27: The 26 recently elected Congress MLAs authorised the... Read more
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The Telegraph
6 tribes push for ST statusMorans, Muttocks, Koch Rajbongshis, Sutias and tea tribes - are awaiting recogn
6 tribes push for ST status
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Morans, Muttocks, Koch Rajbongshis, Sutias and tea tribes - are awaiting recognition as Scheduled Tribes. The erstwhile Tarun Gogoi government had made several representations to the Centre for ST status to these tribes. The president of Moran... Read more
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The Telegraph
Six groups push for ST statusMorans, Muttocks, Koch Rajbongshis, Sutias and tea tribes - are awaiting recogn
Six groups push for ST status
The Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
Morans, Muttocks, Koch Rajbongshis, Sutias and tea tribes - are awaiting recognition as Scheduled Tribes. The erstwhile Tarun Gogoi government had made several representations to the Centre for ST status to these tribes. President of Moran... Read more
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New Kerala
'I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty': Gogoi - newkerala.com #67846the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam
'I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty': Gogoi - newkerala.com #67846
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam assembly elections, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday made it clear that he was not retiring from active politics and said the Congress Party will revive... Read more
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The Economic Times
With Northeast Democrartic Alliance, BJP on mission in the northeastthe BJP leader was given a larger role after he successfully handled the Assam
With Northeast Democrartic Alliance, BJP on mission in the northeast
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
the BJP leader was given a larger role after he successfully handled the Assam assembly polls. Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said: "Definitely the reason behind this platform is political. They (BJP) are vying for expansion in Northeast... Read more
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The Telegraph
Assam CM allocates dutieshowever, kept the significant home & political department for himself, carrying
Assam CM allocates duties
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
however, kept the significant home & political department for himself, carrying forward the legacy of his predecessors Tarun Gogoi, Prafulla Kumar Mahanta and Hiteswar Saikia. Barring the AGP's first tenure, the home department has always been... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sonowal strikes at checkgate syndicatewith nothing. We will come out with a white paper on the state's finances," Dut
Sonowal strikes at checkgate syndicate
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
with nothing. We will come out with a white paper on the state's finances," Dutta, a three-time MLA from Behali, said. The Tarun Gogoi government had made the Centre's alleged indifference towards the state's financial needs a major issue,... Read more
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Former Assam CM takes responsibility for Congress poor performanceFormer Assam CM Tarun Gogoi addressing a press conference at Rajiv Bhawan in Gu
Former Assam CM takes responsibility for Congress poor performance
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi addressing a press conference at Rajiv Bhawan in Guwahati. (Photo: PTI) Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi here on Wednesday owned the responsibility for the defeat of the party in the just-concluded Assembly polls... Read more
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asianage
BJP celebrates 2 years and a historic victorygreater lesson for all in the Assam verdict in favour of change and for the BJP
BJP celebrates 2 years and a historic victory
asianage / Posted 4 days ago
greater lesson for all in the Assam verdict in favour of change and for the BJP combine after three terms of the Congress’ Tarun Gogoi. The aspirational youth of the entire Northeast may be willing to vote for anyone who promises development rather... Read more
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The Economic Times
I am responsible for the defeat: Tarun GogoiGUWAHATI: Former Assam chief minister, Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday sought forgiven
I am responsible for the defeat: Tarun Gogoi
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
GUWAHATI: Former Assam chief minister, Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday sought forgiveness for the lapses that took place during his 15 year rule. Gogoi admitted that he was not able remove corruption in the state. Gogoi under whose leadership congress... Read more
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The Financial Express
‘I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty’: Tarun Gogoithe Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam
‘I am not retiring, will fulfil my duty’: Tarun Gogoi
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dethroned him in the recently concluded Assam assembly elections, former chief minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday made it clear that he was not retiring from active politics and said the Congress Party will revive... Read more
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The Economic Times
Tarun Gogoi accepts responsibility for Congress debacle in AssamGUWAHATI: Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today accepted his responsibility f
Tarun Gogoi accepts responsibility for Congress debacle in Assam
The Economic Times / Posted 4 days ago
GUWAHATI: Former Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today accepted his responsibility for the Congress. debacle in Assam Assembly polls and apologised to the people for not being able to fulfil their expectations. "Yes, I am responsible for the poll... Read more
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The Financial Express
Himanta Biswa Sarma, architect of BJP’s Assam victory, appointed NDA convenor of North-Eastparties in N.East,” he further said. This alliance will be called North East D
Himanta Biswa Sarma, architect of BJP’s Assam victory, appointed NDA convenor of North-East
The Financial Express / Posted 4 days ago
parties in N.East,” he further said. This alliance will be called North East Democratic Alliance. Sarma, a former Tarun Gogoi aide who quit Congress last year and was a key strategist in BJP’s campaign, also took oath as minister on... Read more
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dna
Modi govt accused of sedition, criminal defamation; KKR vs SRH playoff; and moreformed its first government in the northeast in a glittering ceremony attended
Modi govt accused of sedition, criminal defamation; KKR vs SRH playoff; and more
dna / Posted 4 days ago
formed its first government in the northeast in a glittering ceremony attended by PM Narendra Modi, LK Advani, former CM Tarun Gogoi and others, many thought of the party’s most effective poll plank -- sending back illegal Bangladeshis. Read more... Read more
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dna
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM; what will happen to Bangladeshis?formed its first government in the northeast in a glittering ceremony attended
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM; what will happen to Bangladeshis?
dna / Posted 4 days ago
formed its first government in the northeast in a glittering ceremony attended by PM Narendra Modi, LK Advani, former CM Tarun Gogoi and others, many thought of the party’s most effective poll plank -- sending back illegal Bangladeshis. The BJP... Read more
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The Telegraph
Pledge for graft-free AssamNagaland (T.R. Zeliang) and Sikkim (Pawan Kumar Chamling) were present. Also in
Pledge for graft-free Assam
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Nagaland (T.R. Zeliang) and Sikkim (Pawan Kumar Chamling) were present. Also in attendance were former chief ministers Tarun Gogoi and Prafulla Kumar Mahanta. The highlight of the function was the large presence of xatradhikars. There was huge... Read more
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The Telegraph
Teacher bridges decadeswhile its allies, the AGP and the BPF, have won 14 and 12 respectively, once ag
Teacher bridges decades
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
while its allies, the AGP and the BPF, have won 14 and 12 respectively, once again unseating the Congress, which, under Tarun Gogoi, ruled the state for three consecutive terms since 2001. In the BJP-led sweep, the Congress was reduced to just... Read more
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asianage
Manipur: BJP’s next N-E targetrise from the five seats it managed in 2011. Equally spectacular is the way in
Manipur: BJP’s next N-E target
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
rise from the five seats it managed in 2011. Equally spectacular is the way in which the ruling Congress, with strongman Tarun Gogoi at the helm for three consecutive terms, was dispatched with just 26 seats. So much has already been said of the... Read more
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asianage
Dreaming big for Indiawith a Muslim population of nearly 34 per cent. Before the results, the confide
Dreaming big for India
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
with a Muslim population of nearly 34 per cent. Before the results, the confident but complacent Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi told the media: “For the last two-three days I have even stopped taking my blood pressure pills.” Well, nobody... Read more
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asianage
Manipur BJP's next N-E targetrise from the five seats it managed in 2011. Equally spectacular is the way in
Manipur BJP's next N-E target
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
rise from the five seats it managed in 2011. Equally spectacular is the way in which the ruling Congress, with strongman Tarun Gogoi at the helm for three consecutive terms, was dispatched with just 26 seats. So much has already been said of the... Read more
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The Indian Express
Assam swearing-in: PM underlines Act East, CM state identityonly other former Congress MLA, who left the party with Sonowal, to make it to
Assam swearing-in: PM underlines Act East, CM state identity
The Indian Express / Posted 5 days ago
only other former Congress MLA, who left the party with Sonowal, to make it to the BJP ministry. Outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi was the only Congress leader on the unusually crowded stage, flanked by central ministers on one side and chief... Read more
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The Hindu
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam's first BJP CMDas and Naba Kumar Doley. 04.40 p.m.: Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as a mini
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam's first BJP CM
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Das and Naba Kumar Doley. 04.40 p.m.: Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as a minister in Assam Government. The former CM, Tarun Gogoi is in attendance at the ceremony. Along with Mr. Sonowal, 10 Ministers including those from alliance partners... Read more
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The Hindu
Assam's first BJP government takes over: Narendra Modi hails work of earlier regimesof Mr. Sonowal. BJP chief Amit Shah and senior leader, L.K. Advani also attende
Assam's first BJP government takes over: Narendra Modi hails work of earlier regimes
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
of Mr. Sonowal. BJP chief Amit Shah and senior leader, L.K. Advani also attended the event as did outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. Ten Ministers took oath along with Mr. Sonowal — six Ministers from the BJP and four from pre-poll allies — two... Read more
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Business Standard India
Assam's first BJP CM takes oathAndhra Pradesh, Goa, Nagaland and Maharashtra. There were also at least a dozen
Assam's first BJP CM takes oath
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Andhra Pradesh, Goa, Nagaland and Maharashtra. There were also at least a dozen Union ministers. Sonowal’s predecessor, Tarun Gogoi, who had ruled the state for 15 years since 2001, also attended the swearing-in ceremony. Assam had in 1985... Read more
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Assam to be free of foreigners, graft: Sarbananda Sonowalchief ministers of 14 NDA-ruled states were among the many VIPs who attended th
Assam to be free of foreigners, graft: Sarbananda Sonowal
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
chief ministers of 14 NDA-ruled states were among the many VIPs who attended the ceremony. Former Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi was also present. In his maiden public speech, Mr Sonowal said the people of Assam had given an overwhelming... Read more
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Assam to be free of foreigners, graft Sarbananda Sonowalchief ministers of 14 NDA-ruled states were among the many VIPs who attended th
Assam to be free of foreigners, graft Sarbananda Sonowal
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
chief ministers of 14 NDA-ruled states were among the many VIPs who attended the ceremony. Former Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi was also present. In his maiden public speech, Mr Sonowal said the people of Assam had given an overwhelming... Read more
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The Economic Times
BJP floats new platform for North-East, Himanta Biswa Sarma made convenorand Sikkim proposed to join an alliance of non-congress parties in N.East," he
BJP floats new platform for North-East, Himanta Biswa Sarma made convenor
The Economic Times / Posted 5 days ago
and Sikkim proposed to join an alliance of non-congress parties in N.East," he further said. Sarma, a former Tarun Gogoi aide who quit Congress last year and was a key strategist in BJP's campaign, also took oath today as minister... Read more
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Former Gogoi close aide Himanta Biswa Sarma named convener of NDA's northeast allianceHimanta Biswa Sarma has been named convener of the NDA's North East Democratic
Former Gogoi close aide Himanta Biswa Sarma named convener of NDA's northeast alliance
dna / Posted 5 days ago
Himanta Biswa Sarma has been named convener of the NDA's North East Democratic Alliance. Sarma was a former close aide of Tarun Gogoi is now second in charge of Assam's BJP government. The decision was taken after BJP bigwigs held a meeting on the... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Great responsibility bestowed upon us, says new Assam CM Sonowalhas been bestowed upon us. We will try to do justice to it,” said Sonowal, a 54
Great responsibility bestowed upon us, says new Assam CM Sonowal
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 5 days ago
has been bestowed upon us. We will try to do justice to it,” said Sonowal, a 54-year-old bachelor. He replaced Tarun Gogoi of the Congress who ruled for three consecutive terms. Before Gogoi, Hiteswar Saikia of the Congress and Prafulla... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, in presence of BJP galaxyDaimari took their oaths in Bodo and Suklabaidya in Bengali while the rest, in
Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, in presence of BJP galaxy
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Daimari took their oaths in Bodo and Suklabaidya in Bengali while the rest, in Assamese. Outgoing Congress chief minister Tarun Gogoi was also present at the function. Also present were senior BJP leader L.K. Advani, Union Ministers Rajnath... Read more
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First-ever BJP govt assumes office in north-east with Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam CMthe oath of office by Assam Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, replaces t
First-ever BJP govt assumes office in north-east with Sarbananda Sonowal as Assam CM
dna / Posted 5 days ago
the oath of office by Assam Governor Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, replaces the15-year-old Congress regime led by Tarun Gogoi. Himanta Biswa Sarma, the former blue-eyed boy of Gogoi who is considered to be the architect of the BJP's... Read more
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BJP’s first govt in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal sworn-in as Chief MinisterAdvani, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitin Gadkari and VK Singh
BJP’s first govt in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal sworn-in as Chief Minister
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Advani, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitin Gadkari and VK Singh were also in attendance. Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi was also present. Along with Sonowal, 11 ministers also took oath of office. The entire Guwahati has got a new... Read more
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asianage
BJP's first govt in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal sworn-in as Chief MinisterAdvani, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitin Gadkari and VK Singh
BJP's first govt in Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal sworn-in as Chief Minister
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
Advani, Amit Shah, Rajnath Singh, Ram Vilas Paswan, Nitin Gadkari and VK Singh were also in attendance. Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi was also present. Along with Sonowal, 11 ministers also took oath of office. The entire Guwahati has got a new... Read more
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The Hindu
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam's first BJP CMParty leader in Assam. 04.40 p.m.: Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as a ministe
Sarbananda Sonowal sworn in as Assam's first BJP CM
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
Party leader in Assam. 04.40 p.m.: Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as a minister in Assam Government. The former CM, Tarun Gogoi is in attendance at the ceremony. 04.35 p.m.: Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as Chief Minister of Assam. After he... Read more
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The Telegraph
First BJP govt to take oath in AssamRavi Shankar. Veteran BJP leaders L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are expe
First BJP govt to take oath in Assam
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Ravi Shankar. Veteran BJP leaders L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi are expected to be present. Outgoing chief minister Tarun Gogoi will also attend the ceremony. Last evening, Sonowal had met Gogoi at the latter's official residence at... Read more
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asianage
Saffron horizon widens in Northeastthe AGP won 14 despite putting up candidates in only 30 constituencies. Assam
Saffron horizon widens in Northeast
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
the AGP won 14 despite putting up candidates in only 30 constituencies. Assam was also a classic case of a vote against Tarun Gogoi’s dynastic politics. The 81-year-old three-time chief minister wanted to foist his son Gaurav Gogoi on Assam by... Read more
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Himanta Biswa Sarma pressures BJP for post of Assam deputy CMSpeculation is also rife that Mr Sarma wants the home portfolio. Mr Sarma, the
Himanta Biswa Sarma pressures BJP for post of Assam deputy CM
asianage / Posted 6 days ago
Speculation is also rife that Mr Sarma wants the home portfolio. Mr Sarma, the former “blue-eyed boy” of outgoing CM Tarun Gogoi, had joined the saffron fold in 2015. There were rumours of an argument between Mr Sarma and BJP state in-charge... Read more
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The Hindu
We need to define in every State who the leader is: Kamal Nathwilling for anything else. Wouldn’t it be a good idea to change the Chief Mini
We need to define in every State who the leader is: Kamal Nath
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
willing for anything else. Wouldn’t it be a good idea to change the Chief Minister a year or so before the elections? Tarun Gogoi was in power for three terms. Yes, it could be said that a Chief Minister who’s done such a long time… change... Read more
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The Telegraph
Time for a coupexample. The high command had two critical decisions to make. It needed a succe
Time for a coup
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
example. The high command had two critical decisions to make. It needed a succession plan and a political coalition. Tarun Gogoi is an octogenarian; after three terms as chief minister, the Congress should have been looking to ease him out... Read more
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The Telegraph
States lack cancer care facilitiesnot be completed during the last 15 years of its rule because of various reason
States lack cancer care facilities
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
not be completed during the last 15 years of its rule because of various reasons," the source said. Outgoing chief minister Tarun Gogoi had claimed that the proposed cancer hospital at GMCH would be equipped with all modern facilities and... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sonowal appointed Assam CMdelivering... it has been a huge mandate and the responsibility is great, but w
Sonowal appointed Assam CM
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
delivering... it has been a huge mandate and the responsibility is great, but we can." Sonowal met outgoing chief minister Tarun Gogoi at his official residence at Koinadhara at Khanapara this evening and invited him to attend the swearing-in... Read more
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The Hindu
BJP in Assam: Inclusion plus developmenta Congressman before switching to the BJP in August 2015, was regarded as one o
BJP in Assam: Inclusion plus development
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
a Congressman before switching to the BJP in August 2015, was regarded as one of the more enterprising ministers in the Tarun Gogoi cabinet, with notable achievements in teacher recruitments and medical facilities in government hospitals. The... Read more
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Business Standard India
Celebrations for 2 years in powerBharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Sun
Celebrations for 2 years in power
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislature party leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday requested outgoing chief minister Tarun Gogoi to take part in his swearing-in ceremony to be held on Tuesday in Guwahati. Sonowal visited Gogoi at his... Read more
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Sarbananda Sonowal visits Tarun Gogoi, invites him to his swearing-in ceremonyBJP Legislature Party leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday requested outgoing Ch
Sarbananda Sonowal visits Tarun Gogoi, invites him to his swearing-in ceremony
dna / Posted 7 days ago
BJP Legislature Party leader Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday requested outgoing Chef Minister Tarun Gogoi to take part in his swearing-in ceremony to be held on May 24 in Guwahati. Sonowal visited Gogoi at his official residence in Koinadhara area of... Read more
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New Kerala
Sonowal meets Governor, stakes claim; swearing-in on Tuesday - newkerala.com #67234leader and former state chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta. Later in the ev
Sonowal meets Governor, stakes claim; swearing-in on Tuesday - newkerala.com #67234
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
leader and former state chief minister Prafulla Kumar Mahanta. Later in the evening, Sonowal met three-time former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi at his official residence in Koinadhara hills and invited him for the swearing-in ceremony on Tuesd... Read more
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The Economic Times
Sarbananda Sonowal elected leader of legislature party, invites Gogoi to swearing in ceremonyas family. People of Assam has open their hearts and voted for us and this is a
Sarbananda Sonowal elected leader of legislature party, invites Gogoi to swearing in ceremony
The Economic Times / Posted 7 days ago
as family. People of Assam has open their hearts and voted for us and this is all they can do for us." Sonowal along with BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav met former chief minister Tarun Gogoi and invited Gogoi for the swearing in cerem... Read more
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dna
Send 15-20 party leaders on forced holiday, says former Congress Ministerthey are remembered in their states". On Congress' defeat in Assam, he said age
Send 15-20 party leaders on forced holiday, says former Congress Minister
dna / Posted 7 days ago
they are remembered in their states". On Congress' defeat in Assam, he said age caught up with the outgoing Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who "faltered during the last term". Soon after the Lok Sabha poll rout, Deo had lashed out at "rootless wonders... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Naidu stresses on forging alliances, says poll win victory of development agendahe said. BJP has tasted victory for the first time in Assam which had returned
Naidu stresses on forging alliances, says poll win victory of development agenda
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 7 days ago
he said. BJP has tasted victory for the first time in Assam which had returned a Congress government thrice in a row under Tarun Gogoi. Congress-led alliance was also dethroned by the Left in Kerala, while Congress-CPI(M) alliance in West Bengal... Read more
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