Himanta Biswa Sarma

There shouldn't be censor board to keep tab on politicians' speeches: Himanta Biswa Sarma

The BJP leader was of the opinion that leaders should be allowed to speak out their minds as this will help voters know them better.

published on : 25th April 2019

INTERVIEW | Brand Modi bigger than Citizenship Bill says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Claiming that the Citizenship Bill was hardly a poll issue, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma talks to H Khogen Singh and Prasanta Mazumdar.

published on : 25th April 2019

Himanta Biswa Sarma key for BJP in Northeast; above Amit Shah for region: Ram Madhav

Putting to rest all speculation, Shah on Thursday night said that Sarma will not be offered a ticket to contest the Lok Sabha elections.

published on : 24th March 2019

Himanta Biswa Sarma not to contest polls, will extend BJP footprint in North East: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday cited the reasons why the party’s central leadership is averse to Sarma contesting the polls.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Amit Shah explains why BJP’s Northeast face Himanta Biswa Sarma not in poll fray

BJP president Amit Shah on Friday cited the reasons why the party’s central leadership is averse to Sarma contesting the polls.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Seven Assam candidates file nominations

For Kaliabor seat, Bhaskar Sarmah filed his nomination as an Independent candidate, while Sushanta Borgohain of the Congress and Kanak Gogoi of the CPI submitted their papers for the Jorhat seat.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Himanta not to contest Lok Sabha polls now, to focus on North East: Amit Shah

Sarma too resorted to a series of tweets, saying that he has accepted the decision 'humbly' and the region will not disappoint Shah in making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister again.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Citizenship Bill: Northeast gets a new hero in Conrad Sangma

As protests against the bill in the Northeast got intensified, Sangma had taken the lead in bringing the regional political parties together in opposing it.

published on : 14th February 2019

Not passing Citizenship Bill in Rajya Sabha a defeat for Assam: BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sarma, who is also the convenor of North East Democratic Alliance, said his party is committed to the Bill and it will fight the elections with this resolution.

published on : 13th February 2019

Will contest Lok Sabha polls if party gives ticket: Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Talking to reporters at the Assembly complex after presenting the state budget, the NEDA convenor said he cannot make a decision on himself.

published on : 6th February 2019

Two BJP leaders whose names figure in the Saradha chit fund case

An ex-Mamata confidant and a deputy CM will be following the stand-off between the Centre and the West Bengal government with great interest. Here's why

published on : 5th February 2019

We are probing rebels’ angle in anti-Citizenship Bill protests: Assam’s top cop

The ULFA-I angle came to the fore following minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s claim that the outfit has a “direct role” in the anti-Bill protests.

published on : 2nd February 2019

Citizenship Bill, Assam Accord, ST status will make Assam a fort for indigenous people: Himanta Biswa Sarma

People protesting against the Citizenship Bill are trying to divide the community, he said while speaking at a BJP rally here.

published on : 24th January 2019

Citizenship Bill: Attempts being made to create unrest in Assam, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

This is applicable to those who came to India before December 31, 2014.

published on : 24th January 2019

Assam minister's Citizenship Bill remark sparks protests

Protesters, led by organisations, observed 'Black Day' and carried black flags and burnt replicas of the bill across the state.

published on : 7th January 2019
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