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14-Aug-2018 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi slams Modi for silence over rape case against Minister

Former Assam Chief Minister and Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his silence over the rape case against Union Minister Rajen Gohain."The Prime Minister talks about 'Beti bachao'. However, we need to save our...

25-Feb-2018 Guwahati

BJP has entered kitchens to see what's cooking : Ghulam Nabi Azad

Accusing the BJP of playing the politics of religion, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday said the party had been entering the people's kitchen to see what meat they were eating."They have gone to the kitchens of people or hostels to see what meat...

17-Feb-2018 Shillong

Don't fall for BJP's false promises, Gogoi tells Meghalaya voters

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday appealed to the Meghalaya voters not to fall for the BJP's "false promises" of turning it into a model state in case the party was voted to power."They (BJP) promise everything. They will promise even the...

07-Feb-2018 Agartala

BJP deceiving people, only doing publicity : Tarun Gogoi

The BJP governments both at the Centre and in the states are doing only publicity to deceive people, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said here on Wednesday, adding that the BJP has failed to keep any of its promises.He alleged that the Bharatiya...

26-May-2017 Guwahati

Dhola-Sadiya bridge a brainchild of Congress : Tarun Gogoi

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday attacked the BJP-led central government for trying to take credit for the newly constructed longest bridge on Lohit river in Assam, saying that it was the "brainchild" of the Congress."Today is one of the greatest...

16-Apr-2017 New Delhi

Chinese envoy to take up India's issues with Beijing : Tarun Gogoi

Soon after the Dalai Lama's visit to Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, which drew an angry response from China, former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Sunday that Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui assured him that he he will "take up all our issues"...

20-Jan-2017 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi says Assam Governor turning Raj Bhavan into RSS office

Accusing Assam government Banwarilal Purohit of acting on behalf of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday said the Raj Bhavan here is gradually turning into an RSS office.Addressing a press conference here, Gogoi...

19-Jul-2016 New Delhi

Rahul will not apologise in RSS defamation case : Tarun Gogoi

The Congress on Tuesday said its Vice President Rahul Gandhi will not apologise for his remark against the RSS that it killed Mahatma Gandhi."Rahul Gandhi will present all historical evidence in support of his case in a court of law. He will not apologise,"...

14-May-2016 New Delhi

Narendra Modi government is not interested in ULFA talks: Tarun Gogoi

Assam is at peace now but more needs to be done to bring investments, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said, alleging that the BJP-led central government had failed to bring logical end to the ongoing talks with ULFA militants.In an interview to IANS, Gogoi...

14-May-2016 New Delhi

Narasimha Rao didn't respond to my letter on Babri: Tarun Gogoi

P.V. Narasimha Rao instituted several reforms during his tenure as prime minister, but "he did not have a hold over" his Congress party. And when Tarun Gogoi, who was the food minister, wrote to him criticising his handling of the Babri mosque demolition,...

13-May-2016 New Delhi

No Third Front in Assam, we will return for 4th term: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ruled out any possibility of forming a secular Third Front to keep the BJP away from power as he is "confident" of returning to power in the state for a consecutive fourth term."We are definitely going to get the majority....

08-May-2016 Guwahati

Assam CM questions BJP's funding source in state polls

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday questioned the source of BJP's poll funding in the recent assembly elections during which, he said, the party had "spent money like water" while campaigning."The amount of money involved in the BJP poll campaigning...

16-Apr-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi takes break from politics, plays golf, visits markets

After days of hectic campaigning for the assembly polls, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi is taking a much-needed break. He is visiting market places, shopping malls, friends' homes, and teeing off at a golf course.The Congress leader is also meeting people...

11-Apr-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi accuses ECI officials of bias

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday accused Election Commission officials of bias saying they were harassing Congress leaders across the state.Addressing a press conference here, Gogoi condemned an incident on Sunday when the residence of Congress leader...

10-Apr-2016 Guwahati

Will be happy if corruption cases are probed : Tarun Gogoi

A day after BJP president Amit Shah said that if the BJP-led alliance comes to power in Assam, it will probe all cases of corruption of the Congress government, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Sunday welcomed the move, but questioned the Centre's silence...

28-Mar-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi blames Modi for closure of Cachar paper mill

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi blamed the Congress for the closure of 32,000 industries in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Monday retorted that the Centre was to blame for the closure of the Cachar paper mill that has affected the livelihood...

09-Mar-2016 Guwahati

Model code should not slow down development: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday asked Chief Secretary V.K. Pipersenia to instruct all the departmental heads not to slow down the development process under the pretext of model code of conduct in place for the upcoming assembly elections.Gogoi's...

07-Mar-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi dares Centre to file sedition charge against him

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has dared the BJP-led central government to also file sedition charge against him as he agrees with some of the statements made by Jawaharlal Nehru Students Union president Kanhaiya Kumar.Interacting with the media persons...

03-Mar-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi urges centre to make Naga peace deal public

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday asked the central government to make the Naga Peace Deal public as the accord signed between the government and the NSCN-IM on August 3, 2015 is still a mystery."We welcome the Naga peace deal but it is quite astonishing...

18-Feb-2016 Guwahati

BJP imposing RSS ideology in educational institutions: Tarun Gogoi

The BJP-led central government was trying to impose RSS ideology in educational institutions in the country, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Thursday."They are trying to impart RSS ideology in educational institutions and universities. Union HRD...

17-Feb-2016 Guwahati

Wind blowing in favour of Congress in Assam: Tarun Gogoi

People of Assam responded with "spontaneity and enthusiasm" to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's visit, which clearly indicates that the wind was blowing in favour of the Congress ahead of the assembly polls, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Wednesday.Gogoi...

15-Feb-2016 Guwahati

Set up defence production unit in Assam: Gogoi urges Parrikar

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has requested Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to set up a major defence production unit in the state.In a letter to Parrikar on Monday, Gogoi said the setting up of a defence production unit would not only enable the people...

14-Feb-2016 Guwahati

Tacit AIUDF-BJP deal to split Congress vote in Assam: Tarun Gogoi

The AIUDF of Badruddin Ajmal was hand-in-glove with the BJP in its bid to engineer a split in Congress votes through polarisation and thus ensure a victory for the BJP in the upcoming assembly polls in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Sunday.Gogoi...

13-Feb-2016 Guwahati

Tarun Gogoi releases white paper on Assam's finances

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday released a white paper on the state's finances, and said the erstwhile Congress-led government at the Centre gave more funds to the state then the incumbent BJP-led regime.Giving statistics on the average fund transfer...

12-Feb-2016 Guwahati

Gogoi vows to promote sports in Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has pledged to take up new initiatives to promote sports in the state, his office said here on Friday.He interacted with a number of sportspersons through Google Hangout on Thursday evening. They discussed the development of...

11-Feb-2016 Guwahati

BJP frustrated, so celebrating alliance with BPF: Tarun Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday said the BJP was "frustrated" and that was why they were so upbeat over the alliance with the Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) for the upcoming assembly elections.A day after BJP president Amit Shah hailed the alliance...

08-Feb-2016 Guwahati

BJP will be vanquished in Assam polls: Tarun Gogoi

As the Mughals were crushed in the battle of Saraighat, the BJP will be vanquished in the forthcoming assembly elections in Assam, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said on Monday.Gogoi said the elections will be a showdown between him and Prime Minister Narendra...

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