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Himanta Biswa Sarma

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Himanta Biswa Sarma: Indian politician
Dr.Himanta Biswa Sarma is an Indian politician and lawyer who has been serving as an MLA from Jalukbari constituency in Assam from 2001 till 2015 from Indian National Congress and from May 2016 as a Bharatiya Janata Party member. A former member of the Indian National Congress, Sarma joined Bharatiya Janata Party on 23 August 2015.

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COVID testing compulsory for Mumbai, Karnataka flight passengers: Himanta Biswa [Video]

COVID testing compulsory for Mumbai, Karnataka flight passengers: Himanta Biswa

Assam Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed that the state government has made COVID-19 testing mandatory at the airport for passengers coming from Mumbai and Karnataka. "Even if they have got..

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Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma casts vote in Guwahati [Video]

Assam polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma casts vote in Guwahati

Assam Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma cast his vote at a polling booth in Amingaon area under Jalukbari constituency. "There're 40 seats in this phase, we are..

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Union minister on EC campaign ban on BJP leader after 'NIA threat' | Assam polls [Video]

Union minister on EC campaign ban on BJP leader after 'NIA threat' | Assam polls

Union minister Anurag Thakur reacted to the campaign ban imposed by the Election Commission on Bharatiya Janata Party leader Himanta Biswa Sarma. He was barred from campaigning, initially for 48 hours,..

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BJP will approach court: Anurag Thakur after EC debars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning [Video]

BJP will approach court: Anurag Thakur after EC debars Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning

BJP MP Anurag Thakur supported Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma by saying that BJP would approach the court against Election Commission's 48-hour ban. BJP MP Anurag Thakur said, "On legal and factual..

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India sees biggest 1-day spike since September #Coronavirus | Oneindia News [Video]

India sees biggest 1-day spike since September #Coronavirus | Oneindia News

India added 89,129 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours amid a worrying surge in Covid cases that has prompted states like Maharashtra to consider lockdown; Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)..

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Debar PM Modi, Amit Shah, urges Congress amid ban over Himanta Biswa's campaign [Video]

Debar PM Modi, Amit Shah, urges Congress amid ban over Himanta Biswa's campaign

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma was barred from campaigning for 48 hours by the election commission over his alleged threat to the chairman of Bodoland People's Front, who is a Congress alliance partner..

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Assam polls: JP Nadda unveils BJP's 'Sankalp Patra' [Video]

Assam polls: JP Nadda unveils BJP's 'Sankalp Patra'

BJP national president JP Nadda released party's manifesto for Assam polls in Guwahati on March 23. Union Agriculture Minister Jitendra Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state minister..

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'They have majority in Parliament', quips Himanta Biswa on Congress' no CAA promise in Assam [Video]

'They have majority in Parliament', quips Himanta Biswa on Congress' no CAA promise in Assam

Assam Minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma mocked Congress' for its promise of not implementing CAA in the state if they come to power. "I think they have huge majority in the Parliament and..

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Himanta Sarma holds roadshow to file nomination for Jalukbari assembly constituency [Video]

Himanta Sarma holds roadshow to file nomination for Jalukbari assembly constituency

Senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma held grand roadshow from Sonaram field to DC Kamrup office to file nomination for Jalukbari assembly constituency on March 19. The roadshow witnessed massive..

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‘Cong polarised Assam's poll environment by aligning with AIUDF’: Himanta [Video]

‘Cong polarised Assam's poll environment by aligning with AIUDF’: Himanta

Senior Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma alleged that Congress communally polarised the assembly election environment in the northeastern state by joining hands with Badruddin Ajmal-led AIUDF. Himanta..

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Congress polarised Assam's elections by aligning with AIUDF: Himanta Sarma [Video]

Congress polarised Assam's elections by aligning with AIUDF: Himanta Sarma

Ahead of Assam assembly elections, state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on March 08 said by doing an alliance with communal party Congress has polarised the election in the state. He said, "By..

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Assam ditched violence image, today it's known for development, education: Amit Shah [Video]

Assam ditched violence image, today it's known for development, education: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Assam's Nagaon on February 25 for 'Pran Pratishtha Mahotsav'. He said, "Assam that was known for agitations, weapons and violence is now..

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No link between poll rallies and surge in Covid cases: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Don’t want my son to step into politics, says Himanta


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EC cuts Himanta Biswa Sarma’s campaign ban in half

Granting relief to Assam minister and senior BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma, the Election Commission reduced his campaign ban from 48 hours to 24 hours on Saturday after he tendered an unconditional..
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Assam polls: EC bars BJP leader Himanta Biswa from campaigning for 48 hours

The Election Commission of India on Friday barred Assam minister and BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma from campaigning for ongoing Assam elections for 48 hours. The action by the Election Commission was..
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Himanta threatens rival, gets Election Commission notice


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Assam polls: EC issues notice to BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma for threatening remarks on BPF chief Hagrama Mohilary


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Assam assembly elections: Himanta Biswa Sarma urges people to vote for progress, prosperity of state

"Today is a glorious day when you get an opportunity to exercise your democratic right of casting your vote. Please do go out in large numbers. Your vote will ensure the progress, development and..
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PM and Shah will take a call on Assam CM: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Lobbying before Modi, Shah has no value; CM candidate will be their pick: Himanta


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Himanta owns no car, wife’s assets grew three times in five years


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Assam polls: BJP avoid CAA talks, says focus only on identity and development of state

Avoiding question on BJP's commitment to the implementation of the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam, state Cabinet Minister and BJP's key strategist for the northeast Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday..
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Himanta Biswa Sarma files nomination, skirts queries on BJP’s CM face in Assam


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Ulfa leader held for ‘plotting to assassinate’ Himanta


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Himanta Biswa Sarma's name on BJP list, buzz over CM post


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Assam Assembly Elections 2021: BJP releases 70 names, Sonowal to contest from Majuli, Himanta Biswa Sarma from Jalukbari

The Assembly elections in the state will be conducted in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6 the results will be declared on May 2.
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Assam: Six arrested for attempt to ‘malign’ Himanta Biswa Sarma’s image

Six people, including the editor-in-chief and news editor of a Guwahati-based portal, were arrested on Wednesday for alleged “salacious” intent while releasing a picture of Assam minister Himanta..
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Six arrested over Himanta photo


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Jaishankar offers prayers at Kamakhya temple in Guwahati

Taking to Twitter, Jaishankar said, "Began the day with the blessing of Maa Kamakhya at Nilachal hills, Guwahati."State Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma was also present with him during the visit.
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Rahul Gandhi takes advice from Arabic speaking people: Himanta Biswa

Sarma, the convenor of the North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA), the regional arm of NDA, also dared the Congress to take a stand against illegal Muslim immigrants. Talking to reporters on the..
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Assam Jatiya Parisha blows poll bugle in Himanta's constituency


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Assam govt to bring laws for transparency in marriage: Himanta Sarma on Love Jihad

Sarma has said that the state govt is considering to bring laws that will make it mandatory for both the bride and the groom to disclose information.
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Elementary schools in this state to reopen from January 1, 2020; know more

The elementary schools in Assam will reopen in a staggered manner from January 1, 2021, state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma holds closed-door meeting with Nagaland CM


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Facebook flags as ‘false’ Himanta post on ‘pro-Pak slogans’


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Will jail MLA for ‘lungi in museum’ remark: Himanta


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All state-run Madrasas will be converted to general schools: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Earlier, Sarma had said that the government's money cannot be used to teach the Quran in madrasas.
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'Govt should not spend Rs 4,200 crore in organising Kumbh Mela,' says Congress leader Udit Raj

This comes days after Assam Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said that government money could not be used to teach Muslim religious book Quran in Madrassas.
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Assam crackdown on ‘marriage by deception’

The BJP-led government in Assam has decided to crack down on the “emerging trend of marriages by deception”, usually involving a prospective groom lying about his religion to marry a Hindu girl,..
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All NE states taken into confidence on Naga issue: Himanta

The Centre has taken all the Northeastern states into confidence on the Naga peace issue and it is unlikely that there will be any contention among them, NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma said on..
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BJP to fight ‘love jihad’ in Assam if it wins: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Assam to close-down all state-run madrassas from November: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Along with it, he said that Sanskrit tols (schools) will also be shut down as it proceeds to clamp down on religious education with public money.
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COVID-19: Hospitalised Tarun Gogoi's oxygen saturation dips, given plasma therapy

Himanta Biswa Sarma further said that the team of doctors supervising Gogoi had decided to administer a unit of plasma and two litres of oxygen, following which his oxygen saturation "is maintained..
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I am not interested in contesting polls: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Covid-19: Assam to unlock partially, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam will not follow the Unlock 3 guidelines from August 1 in entirety but go for partial implementation to keep the Covid-19 situation under control and attempt to flatten the curve by mid-August,..
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Assam appeals to countrymen for plasma donation in Guwahati; to be given state guest honour

Assam government on Thursday has decided to reach out to all symptomatic Covid-19 recovered patients across the country and invite them to travel to Guwahati as a state guest and donate their blood..
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Manipur crisis will be resolved in 2-3 days: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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No fresh case in Assam, but it may rise: Himanta Biswas


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Three COVID-19 patients in Assam recover

Three COVID-19 patients in Assam recovered and were discharged from the Goalpara Civil Hospital on Thursday, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said. They were released after two successive tests..
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4 more test positive for Covid-19 in Assam, all attended Tablighi Jamaat meet in Delhi

Four more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Guwahati on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases in Assam to five, health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
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Coronavirus outbreak: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announces measures to tackle COVID-19

Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday announced a slew of measures to tackle the spread of Coronavirus outbreak which has infected 206 people in India and killed four.
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Assam: All 55 transported from China haves tested negative

Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma informed the legislative assembly on Wednesday that 55 persons of the state transported from China were quarantined for observation but all of them have tested..
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Govt may use Assam delimitation to counter CAA stir

Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday said the sole purpose of redrawing the boundaries of assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam should be to protect the political rights of..
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Sharjeel met Badruddin Ajmal to plan anti-CAA stir, says Himanta


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Assam to shutter all aided madrassas, Sanskrit centres

As many as 614 government-aided madrassas and 101 Sanskrit tols (institutes) in Assam will shut down over the next couple of months and reinvent themselves as high and higher secondary schools as part..
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Will see if sovereignty can be discussed: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Assam government to file case against organiser of Shaheen Bagh protest, says Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam government has decided to register a case against Sharjeel Imam, organiser of anti-CAA protest at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, for his alleged statement that 'Assam should be cut off from the rest of..
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Cut-off year controversy: Himanta Biswa Sarma a 'habitual liar', says Tarun Gogoi

Calling Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma a "habitual liar", Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Monday alleged that the BJP leader had lied in the assembly about the Assam Accord despite submitting an..
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Himanta lied about Assam Accord deadline to detect foreigners, should apologise: AASU

The AASU on Sunday alleged that senior minister Himanta Biswa Sarma lied in the floor of the Assembly by claiming that the Assam Accord did not say anything about March 24, 1971 as the deadline to..
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Impossible to provide proof of religious persecution under CAA: Himanta Biswa Sarma


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Himanta Biswa Sarma says CAA rules won't consider religious persecution

Denying that "religious persecution" was a criterion for offering Indian nationality to Hindu and other select communities under the amended citizenship law, Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma..
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