Tarun Gogoi

Planning Commission Report exposes false claims of Assam Government

Planning Commission Report exposes false claims of Assam Government

In 2004-05, Assam has 34.4% of its people living below Poverty Line, less than the national Average 37.2% in whole of India. By 2009-10, the state increased its numbers of poor population to 37.9%, while India, as a whole, decreased its national average to 29.8% poor population. Advertisements By- Staff Reporter | Date- March 20, […]

Blow on Farmers of Assam – How long to remain SILENT

Blow on Farmers of Assam – How long to remain SILENT

By- Priyankan Goswami Advertisements For a state that earns more than one third of its income from and employs more than 65% workforce in agriculture, all of what is written below based on facts and figures being reported in different media, is disastrous news. Even on the same day when Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi boasted […]

A Decade of Free Laptops to Students in Assam – Reality Check

A Decade of Free Laptops to Students in Assam – Reality Check

A decade ago, when the Tarun Gogoi led Congress State Government in Assam announced the Anundoram Borooah Award for meritorious students where all students scoring above 60% in HSLC (10th Board exam) were to be rewarded by a high notch PC (changed to Laptop few years thenceforth), there were few who complained. The optimists saw […]

Former DGP G M Srivastava Hitler of India – ULFA

Former DGP G M Srivastava Hitler of India – ULFA

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 23, 2012 The darkest chapter in history of Assam ever, the period of Secret Killings was the master plan of none other than former Director General of Police and current Security Advisor to the Chief Minister Ghanashyam Murari Srivastava, accused banned militant group ULFA. In a press release sent […]

Airports in Assam to be modernized

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 22, 2012 All major airports of Assam including the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport at Guwahati, the gateway of North East India are set for major modernization and upgradation. In context of this, the Assam Government has assured the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to hand over land required […]

Assam demands dedicated Ralway Zone for North East

By- Staff Reporter | Date- February 10, 2012 The North East Frontier Railway (NFR) should be made into a dedicated railway zone exclusively for the North Eastern states in this year’s railway budget, – demanded Assam Chief minister Tarun Gogoi. The Chief Minister, stressing on the need for good connectivity from Assam and rest of […]

Mamata joins Modi to oppose National Textbook Council – Assam Govt silent

Mamata joins Modi to oppose National Textbook Council – Assam Govt silent

By- Staff Reporter | Date– January 27, 2012 Mamata Banerjee led Trinamool Congress, a key ally of the Congress in the UPA, has now joined hands with states headed by BJP and others who oppose the Human Resources Development Ministry’s proposal to set up a National Textbook Council. With the gap between Mamata and Congress […]

9 militant groups give up arms in Assam – Threat remains

By- Staff Reporter | Date- January 25, 2012 In a significant move towards peace in insurgency ravaged India’s Northeastern state of Assam, as many as nine Insurgent groups with 668 Cadres laid down arms in Guwahati on January 24, two days before Republic Day celebrations. They laid down their arms at a function held on […]

Nine Militant Groups to lay down arms in Assam

By- Staff Reporter | Date– January 18, 2012 In a significant move towards peace in insurgency ravaged India’s Northeastern state of Assam, as many as nine Insurgent groups of the state will lay down arms in Guwahati on January 24, two days before Republic Day celebrations. This was declared post a high level meeting held […]

Assam CM’s son changed statement to save father’s political career- ULFA

Assam CM’s son changed statement to save father’s political career- ULFA

Assam Chief Minister’s son Gaurav Gogoi changed his statement of developing Assam’s economy to save his father’s political career, claims ULFA. By- Staff Reporter | Date– January 16, 2012 The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has alleged that Gaurav Gogoi, son of Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi, has changed his statement (after ULFA declared […]