Himanta Biswa Sarma

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  • Second day of 23rd GST Council meeting gets underway in Guwahati

    Second day of 23rd GST Council meeting gets underway in Guwahati

    Second day of 23rd Good and Service Tax (GST) Council meeting began in Assam's Guwahati on Friday. The council is headed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, which has finance ministers of states as its members. Chairing 23rd meeting of the......

    November 10, 2017
  • Himanta Biswa Sarma’s comeback to Rahul Gandhi is brutal!

    Himanta Biswa Sarma’s comeback to Rahul Gandhi is brutal!

    Himanta Biswa Sharma has less one tenth of Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter followers, but his reply to Rahul Gandhi has already got more traction than Rahul Gandhi’s tweet! In the morning, when Rahul tweeted a video of him goofing around with......

    October 29, 2017
  • 8 crib deaths in Assam hospital in 24 hours

    8 crib deaths in Assam hospital in 24 hours

    At least eight infants have died at the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital (FAAMC) in Assam's Barpeta district since yesterday. Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said about five crib deaths at FAAMC since yesterday, while its principal......

    October 6, 2017
  • Five newborn die in Assam medical college in 24 hours

    Five newborn die in Assam medical college in 24 hours

    At least five newborns died in a medical college in Assam's Barpeta district in last 24 hours while two more are in a critical condition, a hospital official said. The deaths were reported from the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College......

    October 5, 2017
  • Two Union ministers and Assam Fin minister to visit Tripura

    Two Union ministers and Assam Fin minister to visit Tripura

    Two Union minister and Assam Finance Minister would visit Tripura this week, BJP sources said on Monday. Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Babul Supriyo would arrive here on Tuesday to attend functions to celebrate the Modi......

    June 19, 2017
  • Assam Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 introduced in assembly

    Assam Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017 introduced in assembly

    Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday introduced a new bill and proposed to bring in a five-tier tax structure by eliminating the existing duties in the state. Introducing the Assam Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, Sarma said......

    May 8, 2017
  • Assam to make Assamese mandatory till Class 10

    Assam to make Assamese mandatory till Class 10

    Assamese will be made a mandatory subject in all schools in Assam till Class 10, Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday. "A legislation will be passed in this regard in the assembly in August. But if someone is......

    April 19, 2017
  • Rs.2,349.79 cr deficit budget presented in Assam Assembly

    Rs.2,349.79 cr deficit budget presented in Assam Assembly

    Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Tuesday presented a Rs.2,349.79 crore deficit Budget for the state for 2017-18 financial year and merged the Plan and non-Plan heads. Considering the Budgetary estimates of the next fiscal only, the year will......

    February 7, 2017
  • Fractured mosaic

    Fractured mosaic

    The closing down of the Metropolis winter festival held at Nehru children’s park in early January by Assam’s powerful minister Himanta Biswa Sarma showed a certain misunderstanding of what Assam’s youth deems as culture. Indeed it was an apparent conflict......

    February 5, 2017
  • NE, J&K competing in unequal environment, cries Assam minister

    NE, J&K competing in unequal environment, cries Assam minister

    Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday alleged that the states of Northeast as well as Jammu and Kashmir were competing in an "unequal environment" and yet often questioned for failing to produce the desired results. "Aspirations of people of India......

    November 5, 2016
  • Assam urges UK, Australia to rectify travel advisory

    Assam urges UK, Australia to rectify travel advisory

    Assam Tourism Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has asked United Kingdom and Australia to immediately rectify their travel advisory to its citizens on Assam. The clubbing together of Assam with some disturbed parts of the country and alluding to the state......

    September 22, 2016
  • Assam minister urges UK, Australia to rectify travel advisory on state

    Assam minister urges UK, Australia to rectify travel advisory on state

    Assam Tourism Minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday urged Britain and Australia to rectify their travel advisories on Assam and termed the move to club the state with other disturbed north-eastern states as a "careless oversight". "Assam is a......

    September 21, 2016
  • BJP keeps options open on aligning with PPA in Arunachal

    BJP keeps options open on aligning with PPA in Arunachal

    Keeping BJP's option open to be a part of the PPA government in Arunachal Pradesh, North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday said the party will decide its future course of action during the national executive......

    September 18, 2016