Tarun Gogoi

Congress versus BJP: Who has fared better in crime control in Assam?

The Congress said 82,957 cases of crime against women were recorded during Gogoi’s last term (2011-16) compared to 1,00,835 cases during Sonowal’s term (2016-2021).

published on : 12th June 2021

Once blue-eyed boy of Tarun Gogoi, Himanta Sarma gets reward for expanding BJP in Northeast

Within the Congress, he was seen as a natural successor to Gogoi. However, the two had fallen out with each other following Gogoi’s US-educated son Gaurav’s emergence. 

published on : 10th May 2021

Inability to garner trust leads to failure of alliance in Assam

The hotchpotch alliance of 10 opposition parties with contrasting ideologies, which also had no chief ministerial face, found few takers eventually.

published on : 3rd May 2021

Ex-CJI Ranjan Gogoi may be BJP's CM candidate in Assam, says Congress leader Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi headed a bench which delivered the verdict in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid case that gave Hindus the 2.77 acre disputed land.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Congress livid as Z Plus security cover to Gogoi withdrawn

Following the MHA decision, all NSG commandos, attached to Gogoi, have been withdrawn from his security.

published on : 15th December 2016