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Himanta Sarma is a fundamentalist & a dangerous new convert: Ex-Assam CM Tarun Gogoi

Gogoi slams BJP minister Himanta Sarma for backing Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, says legislation unnecessarily disturbing Assam’s identity and culture.
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Assam killings not a political war, no link to NRC: Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee hinted that the killing of five Bengali-speaking men in Assam allegedly by ULFA (I) were an outcome of the NRC exercise.
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma | @himantabiswa/twitter

Assam’s 35-year saffronisation

RSS changed Assam's political fault line from anti-outsider to anti-migrant to anti-Muslim infiltrator, and simply borrowed leadership from other parties. 

NRC exercise will be smooth, there’ll be no hue and cry: Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sarma says those who migrated illegally after 1971 will "just disappear", days ahead of the release of Assam's citizen register. 
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Lynching incident makes Assam look more ‘awful’ than ‘awesome’

Assam now seems to be following in the footsteps of several other states that have made lynching the new normal in the country.
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Off The Cuff with Himanta Biswa Sarma

In a wide-ranging conversation, senior BJP leader and the chief architect of the party’s rise in the northeast, Himanta Biswa Sarma, spoke about everything from the BJP’s rise in the northeast to Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s leadership qualities. Sarma, who is a minister holding multiple portfolios in Assam, was in conversation with ThePrint's Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Associate Editor Ruhi Tewari at ‘Off The Cuff’ in New Delhi. The event was held in Delhi on 19th March 2018. Off The Cuff with Himanta Biswa Sarma From left: Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief, ThePrint; Ruhi Tewari, Associate Editor, ThePrint; Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister for Finance, Education and Health, Assam Off The Cuff with Himanta Biswa Sarma Bishwajit Bhattacharyya, senior advocate, Supreme Court of India Off The Cuff with Himanta Biswa Sarma Himanta Biswa Sarma Off The Cuff with Himanta Biswa Sarma Second from left: Rajeev Talwar, MD, DLF Universal Ltd.; (third from right) Dalbir Singh, National Secretary, All India Congress Committee Second from right: Bishwajit Bhattacharyya; (right)...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Himanta Biswa Sharma

BJP has been busy poaching people it once hated and attacked

Naresh Agarwal and Narayan Rane are just two of the people whose old ‘sins’ were washed away by aligning with the party — the list is much longer.

No plan in place for those detected as illegal migrants: Assam minister

Himanta Biswa Sarma says Assam’s ethnic Muslims have nothing to fear about NRC update and the state belongs as much to them as it does to other communities
Himanta Biswa Sarma delivering a speech

I wasted 23 years of my life in Congress: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam health minister slams Congress for keeping Assam’s history away from the ‘national discourse’.
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Instead of talking about past life, let us fix air pollution and chemicals in food and water

I thought Donald Trump was bad but this one takes the cake. Most people do not know much about cancer except for being frightened of it.

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4 reasons why Modi remains in the hunt for a second term

Without these 4 factors, Modi & BJP’s fortunes would have been sunk by govt's dismal performance on the economy, jobs & reckless steps like demonetisation.
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Did the last season of Game of Thrones let down its legions of fans?

Many Game of Thrones fans across the world have demanded a remake of the 8th season of Game of Thrones saying the script didn’t match their expectations.

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After 10-year wait, defence ministry to grant ex-servicemen status to military nurses

Military nurses had been seeking to be treated at par with other military officers, including doctors.
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If Pragya Thakur wins this Thursday, Modi is in for an embarrassing 5 years

Never has one constituency had such a bearing on Indian nationalism and the pretence of a Gandhian polity. So what if PM Modi doesn’t forgive her in his heart?