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Feb 24, 2018
Assam influx: Scrapping of IMDT Act brought AIUDF's Badruddin Ajmal into politics as saviour of minoritiesIn the last Assembly election, the BJP understandably adopted a belligerent posture against the AIUDF projecting Badruddin Ajmal and his party as the messiah of illegal Bangladeshi Muslim migrants.
Feb 13, 2018
With RSS backing BJP, Congress stands no chance in Tripura, former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi tells FirstpostThe Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) election machinery is much better, said Tarun Gogoi, who led the Congress to a record three consecutive electoral victories in Assam. "With RSS backing them and the fact that they take elections so seriously, BJP's election strategy is formidable."
Feb 06, 2018
As Congress skips Assam Assembly's tea party over saffron decor, Tarun Gogoi says state govt being 'run by RSS'The Opposition Congress gave the traditional photo op and tea party a miss on the inauguration of the Budget Session of the Assam Assembly alleging that attempts were made to "saffronise" the premises of the House.
Nov 04, 2017
Mukul Roy joins BJP: Political crossover exposes rift between party's Bengal unit and central leadershipAmit Shah was present in the party's New Delhi headquarters on Friday when Roy was inducted into the fold, yet he chose not to attend the news conference.
Aug 16, 2017
Assam floods Part I: Corruption, fund crunch, lack of political will won't stop the rampage of riversThe intention of the Narendra Modi government has come under a cloud as there are many flood and erosion control schemes proposed by the Assam water resources department lying with the Centre for lack of approval for years.
Aug 02, 2017
Assam floods: Former CM Tarun Gogoi calls Centre's Rs 2,350 cr relief a 'meagre amount'Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the Rs 2,350 crore package announced by the prime minister for all flood-hit northeastern states was "meagre" and alleged the BJP government in Assam did not present the real situation of the state to Narendra Modi.
Aug 01, 2017
Assam floods: Narendra Modi arrives in Guwahati to discuss situation with CMs of 5 statesModi arrived in Assam on Tuesday to review the flood situation and relief works in the state, where scores of people have died due to the extreme weather.
Jul 31, 2017
Assam floods aftermath: Relief camps turn hunting ground for human traffickers as populace chases false ray of hopeWhile the administration is making efforts on the ground level to curb trafficking, it has a long way to go, given how deeply Assam is in the grip of the syndicate for whom women and children are merely resources to be procured and sold off.
Jul 12, 2017
Assam education minister breathes fire to weed out rot, but faces uncomfortable questions in processCompared to last year's 62 percent, this year the pass percentage in state board held matric examination slipped to 47.94 percent with only 1,78,656 among a total of 3,80,733 candidates.
May 30, 2017
Congress will work on an alliance of all secular forces in Assam: Tarun GogoiFormer Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi said the Congress will start working on a broader alliance of all secular forces in the state.