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New Kerala
Only nine Congress legislators with ex- Assam CMOnly nine Congress legislators with ex-minister: Assam CM Despite speculation
Only nine Congress legislators with ex- Assam CM
New Kerala / Posted 17 hours ago
Only nine Congress legislators with ex-minister: Assam CM Despite speculation about the possibility of the Congress government in Assam being reduced to a minority after former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma joined the BJP, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP doing 'great injustice' to people of Assam, says Tarun Gogoi Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who is meeting Congress vice president Rahul
BJP doing 'great injustice' to people of Assam, says Tarun Gogoi
New Kerala / Posted 23 hours ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi who is meeting Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday along with other leaders, said that the Bharatiya Janata was committing grave injustice... Read more
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New Kerala
Gogoi inaugurates office building of Excise Commissionerate Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday inaugurated the permanent office b
Gogoi inaugurates office building of Excise Commissionerate
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday inaugurated the permanent office building of the Commissionerate of Excise at HouseFed complex in Guwahati. The office has been constructed using... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam flood : 7.35 lakh people of 18 districts affects The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its report that
Assam flood : 7.35 lakh people of 18 districts affects
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said in its report that water levels of Brahmaputra and its tributaries had crossed danger level mark in many places in the state. At least... Read more
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The Telegraph
Toll rises in Upper Assam floodsFloodwaters inundate an area at Barama in Baksa district on Monday. Picture by
Toll rises in Upper Assam floods
The Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Floodwaters inundate an area at Barama in Baksa district on Monday. Picture by UB Photos Dhemaji/Dibrugarh, Aug. 31: At least six persons have died in Upper Assam and a rhino calf drowned at Kaziranga National Park in the past 24 hours. With the... Read more
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asianage
10 Assam Congress MLAs to join BJP?In what may be a major setback for the ruling Congress in Assam, at least 10 Co
10 Assam Congress MLAs to join BJP?
asianage / Posted yesterday
In what may be a major setback for the ruling Congress in Assam, at least 10 Congress MLAs, mostly followers of ex-minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, are set to join the BJP. Though Assam Congress president Anjan Dutta suspended four MLAs and issued... Read more
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asianage
Lalu mimics ModiThe Rs 1.25 lakh crore special development package for Bihar, announced by Prim
Lalu mimics Modi
asianage / Posted yesterday
The Rs 1.25 lakh crore special development package for Bihar, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a government function in Arrah, has been criticised by the “grand secular alliance” for the manner in which he announced the package, saying “I... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam : Congress suspends four MLAs, show cause notice to five others for anti-party activities APCC spokesman Apurba Bhattacharya said the suspended MLAs are Pijush Hazarik
Assam : Congress suspends four MLAs, show cause notice to five others for anti-party activities
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
APCC spokesman Apurba Bhattacharya said the suspended MLAs are Pijush Hazarika, Jayanta Malla Baruah, Pradan Baruah and Pallav Lochan Das. The party has... Read more
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New Kerala
Congress suspends four Assam MLAs for anti-party activities(Update) The Assam unit of the Congress Party has suspended four of its MLAs f
Congress suspends four Assam MLAs for anti-party activities
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
(Update) The Assam unit of the Congress Party has suspended four of its MLAs for anti-party activities and served show-cause notices to another five. All of them are said to be close aides... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam CM debunks Modi's Gujarat model of development In the backdrop of the intense agitation by the Patel community in Gujarat, A
Assam CM debunks Modi's Gujarat model of development
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
In the backdrop of the intense agitation by the Patel community in Gujarat, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Gujarat model of development. In... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam rebel Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma joins BJP Rebel Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday joined Bharatiya Janata P
Assam rebel Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma joins BJP
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
Rebel Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Friday joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Guwahati. In a function held in Guwahati, the former Health and Education minister of Tarun Gogoi... Read more
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The Telegraph
Joy in two camps over HimantaBijoya Chakravarty, Himanta Biswa Sarma and Siddhartha Bhattacharya in Guwahati
Joy in two camps over Himanta
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Bijoya Chakravarty, Himanta Biswa Sarma and Siddhartha Bhattacharya in Guwahati on Friday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, Aug. 28: One man today became the cause for celebrations both in the ruling and Opposition camps in Assam. While the BJP... Read more
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The Telegraph
Numbers do the talking(Top) Congress activists burn an effigy of Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati on F
Numbers do the talking
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
(Top) Congress activists burn an effigy of Himanta Biswa Sarma in Guwahati on Friday and (above) traffic snarls in the city following the procession to welcome Sarma. Pictures by UB Photos Guwahati, Aug. 28: The ruling Congress has announced stern... Read more
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The Hindu
Assam Pradesh Congress celebrates ‘Ullas Divas’ for 'getting rid' of Himanta Biswa SarmaThe Assam Pradesh Congress on Friday celebrated the day as “Ullas Divas” (happy
Assam Pradesh Congress celebrates ‘Ullas Divas’ for 'getting rid' of Himanta Biswa Sarma
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
The Assam Pradesh Congress on Friday celebrated the day as “Ullas Divas” (happy day) for “getting rid” of Himanta Biswa Sarma, who is joining the BJP party, within a month of being named as a key accused in the Louis Berger scam. The Congress also... Read more
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Business Standard India
Aditi Phadnis: The hot seat in Assam | Business Standard OpinionAditi Phadnis: The hot seat in AssamAre there any guesses on who will be chief
Aditi Phadnis: The hot seat in Assam | Business Standard Opinion
Business Standard India / Posted 5 days ago
Aditi Phadnis: The hot seat in AssamAre there any guesses on who will be chief minister of Assam after the assembly elections in 2016?Are there any guesses on who will be chief minister of Assam after the assembly elections in 2016?Ahead of the 2014... Read more
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New Kerala
Himanta Biswa Sarma is no longer deciding factor now : Tarun Gogoi He discussed a gamut of political and other issues concerning Assam with AICC
Himanta Biswa Sarma is no longer deciding factor now : Tarun Gogoi
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
He discussed a gamut of political and other issues concerning Assam with AICC president Sonia Gandhi at her residence in New Delhi. Gogoi apprised the Sonia Gandhi of the latest... Read more
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The Telegraph
Himanta ready for new inningsInterview - Himanta B. Sarma Former Congress strongman Himanta Biswa Sarma, wh
Himanta ready for new innings
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Interview - Himanta B. Sarma Former Congress strongman Himanta Biswa Sarma, who will join the BJP tomorrow, in an exclusive interview to Umanand Jaiswal talks about his agenda for his new party, why he left the Congress and why one should not think... Read more
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New Kerala
minister's desertion won't affect Congress: Assam CM tells SoniaEx- The decision by former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to join the BJP
minister's desertion won't affect Congress: Assam CM tells Sonia
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Ex- The decision by former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to join the BJP will not affect the Congress much, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi told party president Sonia Gandhi on... Read more
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New Kerala
Tarun Gogoi pleads for Rs 500 cr as immediate financial assistance for flood-hit Assam Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath
Tarun Gogoi pleads for Rs 500 cr as immediate financial assistance for flood-hit Assam
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh at his North Block office in New Delhi and made a plea for immediate financial... Read more
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New Kerala
Naga deal should not harm Assam, Gogoi to Rajnath Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday told Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Naga deal should not harm Assam, Gogoi to Rajnath
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday told Home Minister Rajnath Singh that the Naga peace pact should not harm Assam's interests in any way. Gogoi met Singh at his North Block office in New... Read more
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New Kerala
Gogoi meets Rajnath to seek Central relief for flood-hit Assam Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to see
Gogoi meets Rajnath to seek Central relief for flood-hit Assam
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek Central relief for the flood-hit people of Assam. "Assam is affected by floods. More than 18 lakh people... Read more
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The Hindu
Naga peace deal: ‘Historic’ is still some way awayClarity of thought and brevity of expression are needed to work out a solution
Naga peace deal: ‘Historic’ is still some way away
The Hindu / Posted 6 days ago
Clarity of thought and brevity of expression are needed to work out a solution to the Naga issue. The government must refrain from claiming success until a final settlement is worked out and implemented for a problem that has lasted six... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam CM calls on President, condoles wife's death Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday called on President Pranab Mukh
Assam CM calls on President, condoles wife's death
New Kerala / Posted 6 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan and offered his condolences over the death of his wife Suvra Mukherjee. Suvra Mukherjee died... Read more
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The Telegraph
Sarma suspended for anti-party activityGuwahati, Aug. 25: The Congress suspended former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma f
Sarma suspended for anti-party activity
The Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
Guwahati, Aug. 25: The Congress suspended former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for indulging in anti-party activities with immediate effect today, two days after he announced in Delhi that he had joined the BJP. The move was along expected lines,... Read more
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The Hindu
Land ordinance to go; Gadkari says Modi wants States to frame lawMinister says Congress blocking important reforms. In the strongest indication
Land ordinance to go; Gadkari says Modi wants States to frame law
The Hindu / Posted 7 days ago
Minister says Congress blocking important reforms. In the strongest indication yet that the Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Ordinance, 2015, will be allowed to lapse on August 31, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin... Read more
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New Kerala
Involve private sector in skill development: Assam CM Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the involvement of the priva
Involve private sector in skill development: Assam CM
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said the involvement of the private sector was required for the country's skill development policy to succeed. "For the skill development policy to... Read more
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New Kerala
Himanta does not have any ideology: Tarun Gogoi Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that former state minister a
Himanta does not have any ideology: Tarun Gogoi
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday said that former state minister and Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, who has decided to join the BJP, does not have any ideology. "Himanta does not have... Read more
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asianage
Centre needs to fund infra development in Northeast Tarun GogoiAssam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. (Photo: PTI) Unless the Centre increases pub
Centre needs to fund infra development in Northeast Tarun Gogoi
asianage / Posted 7 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi. (Photo: PTI) Unless the Centre increases public spending, no private player will invest there New Delhi: Centre has to provide special incentives and needs to increase public spending to create infrastructure,... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam CM asks for fund from Centre for development of north-east Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday asked the Centre to allocate more
Assam CM asks for fund from Centre for development of north-east
New Kerala / Posted 7 days ago
Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday asked the Centre to allocate more funds for the development of north-east. "There is no trainer and no facility for training. Our private... Read more
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The Telegraph
Cong protests Delhi's road apathyActivists protest at Amoni in Nagaon district on Monday. Picture by UB Photos
Cong protests Delhi's road apathy
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Activists protest at Amoni in Nagaon district on Monday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, Aug. 24: The ruling Congress in Assam today took on the BJP-led NDA government at the Centre on the fast-deteriorating condition of national highways by blocking... Read more
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The Telegraph
Himanta was my blue-eyed boy, trusted him blindly: CMGuwahati, Aug. 24: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today stopped short of atta
Himanta was my blue-eyed boy, trusted him blindly: CM
The Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Guwahati, Aug. 24: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today stopped short of attacking his former ministerial colleague Himanta Biswa Sarma but left none in doubt about his feelings for his one-time "blue-eyed boy"-turned bête noire a day after Sarma... Read more
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asianage
Himanta Biswa Sarma seeking Modi govt’s protection, feels CongressThe Congress is neither shocked nor surprised by dissident leader Himanta Biswa
Himanta Biswa Sarma seeking Modi govt’s protection, feels Congress
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress is neither shocked nor surprised by dissident leader Himanta Biswa Sarma’s decision to join the BJP ahead of the Assam Assembly elections next year, and feels that he must have taken the decision because his name was linked to the... Read more
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asianage
Himanta Biswa Sarma seeking Modi govt's protection, feels CongressThe Congress is neither shocked nor surprised by dissident leader Himanta Biswa
Himanta Biswa Sarma seeking Modi govt's protection, feels Congress
asianage / Posted 8 days ago
The Congress is neither shocked nor surprised by dissident leader Himanta Biswa Sarma’s decision to join the BJP ahead of the Assam Assembly elections next year, and feels that he must have taken the decision because his name was linked to the... Read more
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New Kerala
minister's desertion won't affect Congress: Assam CMEx- Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday admitted that former minister H
minister's desertion won't affect Congress: Assam CM
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Ex- Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday admitted that former minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was his "blue eyed boy", but his joining the BJP will not affect the state's ruling Congress. "The... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam govt seeks Rs 500 cr for flood relief During a press conference held in Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi
Assam govt seeks Rs 500 cr for flood relief
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
During a press conference held in Guwahati, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said the Assam government has sought as an interim relief of Rs 500 crore from the Centre for relief, rehabilitation and repair... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi ordered an inquiry into the Gurdwara incident Joint Commissioner of City Police N.M.A.S.F. Haque will conduct the inquiry a
Assam CM Tarun Gogoi ordered an inquiry into the Gurdwara incident
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Joint Commissioner of City Police N.M.A.S.F. Haque will conduct the inquiry and submit report within seven days. Meanwhile, acting on the prima facie, one Sub-Inspector has been... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam Congress rebel leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will join BJP on Aug 28 The dissident leader of Assam Congress and former Health and Education minist
Assam Congress rebel leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will join BJP on Aug 28
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
The dissident leader of Assam Congress and former Health and Education minister of Tarun Gogoi led-Assam government on Sunday had met BJPs national president Amit Shah at the... Read more
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New Kerala
Gogoi to ask Centre for Rs.500 crore over flood damage Assam will seek financial assistance of Rs.500 crore from the central governm
Gogoi to ask Centre for Rs.500 crore over flood damage
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
Assam will seek financial assistance of Rs.500 crore from the central government to repair the damage caused by the current wave of floods that has affected 18 districts in the state and over... Read more
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Calcutta News
Himanta Biswa Sarma hopeful about Assam's future under Modi regime Former Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who announced
Himanta Biswa Sarma hopeful about Assam's future under Modi regime
Calcutta News / Posted 8 days ago
Former Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who announced plans of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sometime this week, said on Monday, that he is hopeful... Read more
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New Kerala
Himanta Biswa Sarma hopeful about Assam's future under Modi regime Former Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who announced
Himanta Biswa Sarma hopeful about Assam's future under Modi regime
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Former Assam Health and Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who announced plans of joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sometime this week, said on Monday, that he is hopeful... Read more
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The Hindu
Congress leader Himanta meets Amit Shah, to join BJPThe decision is being seen as a blow to Congress. A former Minister in the Tar
Congress leader Himanta meets Amit Shah, to join BJP
The Hindu / Posted 9 days ago
The decision is being seen as a blow to Congress. A former Minister in the Tarun Gogoi government in Assam, Himanta Biswa Sarma, met BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi and signalled that he would be joining the party in two or three days. With... Read more
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The Telegraph
CM & party can now work freely: CongSiddhartha Bhattacharya and Himanta Biswa Sarma in New Delhi on Sunday. Picture
CM & party can now work freely: Cong
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Siddhartha Bhattacharya and Himanta Biswa Sarma in New Delhi on Sunday. Picture by Ramakant Kushwaha Guwahati, Aug. 23: Former Congress leader Himanta Biswa Sarma joining the BJP has ended months of speculations, which had peaked with the... Read more
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The Telegraph
Himanta & BJP ready to hugBiswa Sarma attends the recent Assembly session New Delhi, Aug. 23: Dissident
Himanta & BJP ready to hug
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Biswa Sarma attends the recent Assembly session New Delhi, Aug. 23: Dissident Congress leader and former Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma today announced that he would join the BJP in the next few days along with a "good number of MLAs". Sarma... Read more
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The Telegraph
Dispur, Delhi face flak over floodsAn aerial view of a flood-affected area in lower Assam on Sunday. Picture by UB
Dispur, Delhi face flak over floods
The Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
An aerial view of a flood-affected area in lower Assam on Sunday. Picture by UB Photos Guwahati, Aug. 23: The Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) and All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) have come down heavily on the Centre and Assam government... Read more
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Calcutta News
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assemb
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assembly polls, former state health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, expressed... Read more
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asianage
Blow to Congress: Himanta Biswa Sarma set to join BJPIn what was speculated came true on Sunday when former minister and Congress ML
Blow to Congress: Himanta Biswa Sarma set to join BJP
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
In what was speculated came true on Sunday when former minister and Congress MLA Himanta Biswa Sarma formally visited BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi, thereby confirming his decision of joining the BJP. Mr Sarma, soon after his meeting with Mr... Read more
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asianage
Blow to Congress Himanta Biswa Sarma set to join BJPIn what was speculated came true on Sunday when former minister and Congress ML
Blow to Congress Himanta Biswa Sarma set to join BJP
asianage / Posted 9 days ago
In what was speculated came true on Sunday when former minister and Congress MLA Himanta Biswa Sarma formally visited BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi, thereby confirming his decision of joining the BJP. Mr Sarma, soon after his meeting with Mr... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assemb
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assembly polls, former state health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, expressed... Read more
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New Kerala
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assemb
Assam ex-minister deserts Congress, to join BJP
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assembly polls, former state health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah, expressed... Read more
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Calcutta News
Assam ex-minister meets Amit Shah, to join BJP In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assemb
Assam ex-minister meets Amit Shah, to join BJP
Calcutta News / Posted 9 days ago
In what might affect the ruling Congress in Assam ahead of next year's assembly polls, former state health and education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met BJP president Amit Shah in New Delhi,... Read more
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