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Assam assembly election 2021

Assam Gets Its First Woman Finance Minister As Sarma Distributes Portfolios

May 11, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A former minister in the Congress government, Ajanta Neog jumped ship before the Assembly elections

Sonia To Form Fact-Finding Group To Analyse Congress Poll Rout In Bengal, Assam, Kerala

May 10, 2021 Outlook Correspondent

Party says panel will file report at the earliest but several leaders not enthused; say AK Antony report that analysed 2014 poll rout not discussed by CWC in seven years


Top Priority Is To Contain Covid Spread: Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also urged Ulfa (Independent) chief Paresh Barua to give up arms and come forward for talks with the government.

‘His Dream Has Come True,’ Says Himanta Biswa Sarma’s Wife

May 10, 2021 Dipankar Roy

Himanta Biswa Sarma took oath as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam along with 13 members of his cabinet on Monday after he was elected unanimously by the BJP Legislature Party, which met in Guwahati on Sunday.


Himanta Biswa Sarma Takes Oath As The CM Of Assam, Here Are The Names Of Other Ministers

Former chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal proposed his name which was seconded by Dass and Nandita Garlosa.

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09 May, 2021

As Assam CM, Himanta Biswa Sarma Finally Lives His Dream

Dipankar Roy

Himanta Biswa Sarma dreamt of heading the state of Assam, probably from the time he stepped into politics, on Monday his dream will come true.


09 May, 2021

Himanta Biswa Sarma To Take Oath As Assam Chief Minister Today

Dipankar Roy

Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal had proposed Sarma’s name for the top post at the BJP legislature party meeting


09 May, 2021

BJP Appoints Two Central Observers For Electing Next Assam CM

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leaders Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma are the top contenders for the Assam Chief Minister's office


08 May, 2021

Decision On Assam's Next Chief Minister Likely To Be Taken Tomorrow: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dipankar Roy

The BJP leadership first held separate meetings with Sarma and Sonowal and then with both of them together.


08 May, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Vs Himanta Biswa Sarma: For BJP In Assam, It's Politics Over Pandemic

Dipankar Roy

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma have been summoned to Delhi by the BJP leadership for a meeting with the party president J P Nadda.


08 May, 2021

Assam Govt Formation: Himanta Biswa Sarma Meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Following summons of the BJP top brass, incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and state home minister Himanta Biswa Sarma arrived in Delhi on Saturday


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08 May, 2021

Assam Govt Formation: BJP Summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma To Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The saffron party has to choose between incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and the state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the top post to lead the new Assam cabinet


07 May, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Or Himanta Biswa Sarma? BJP Faces A Tough Choice In Assam

Dipankar Roy

BJP has no reason to remove the incumbent chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal but Himanta Biswa Sarma is an influential leader in the region who powered BJP's rule in Assam.


03 May, 2021

Jailed And Ailing, Peasant Leader Akhil Gogoi Takes On BJP Might And Wins In Ahom Heartland

Dipankar Roy

Akhil Gogoi, the peasant leader, social and RTI activist, had been spearheading the anti-CAA movement when he was booked on sedition charges


03 May, 2021

Media Can't Be Stopped From Reporting Discussions In Higher Courts: SC On EC Plea

Outlook Web Bureau

While hearing a plea filed by the EC, the Supreme Court said media should be able to report all the proceedings of high courts to ensure accountability.


03 May, 2021

Assembly Polls 2021: Here’s What Rahul Gandhi Can Learn From Mamata, Stalin And Vijayan

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

While Rahul has repeatedly tried to justify the Congress’ poor poll performance by accusing the BJP of capturing key institutions, Mamata, Stalin and Vijayan have proved that electorate support trumps all other factors


02 May, 2021

Victory Of Development Politics, Says Himanta On Emphatic Assam Win

Dipankar Roy

Verdict a crushing blow to both AGP, the regional party and Congress as its chief quits taking 'moral responsibility' for rout


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02 May, 2021

Assembly Elections 2021: PM Narendra Modi Congratulates Mamata, Vijayan, Stalin

Outlook Web Bureau

Meanwhile, with the BJP retaining power in Assam, Modi said the state's people have again shown confidence in the NDA's development agenda


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A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan
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