Himanta Biswa Sarma was on Monday afternoon sworn in as the 15th Chief Minister of Assam, succeeding Sarbananda Sonowal as Bharatiya Janata Party’s second. Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi also administered the oath of office and secretary to 13 others as Cabinet Ministers. Three of those sworn in belong to BJP’s […]

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday tendered his resignation to Governor Jagadish Mukhi prior to a meeting of the BJP Legislature Party, which is expected to elect the next Chief Minister of the State, Raj Bhawan sources said. As is the tradition, the Governor asked Mr Sonowal to continue […]

Outgoing CM Sarbananda Sonowal proposed his name after tendering resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi Himanta Biswa Sarma will be the 15th Chief Minister of Assam. Outgoing Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal proposed his name as the BJP Legislature Party leader soon after tendering his resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday. […]

Contrary to popular wisdom and what was reported in some sections of the media, the Lokniti-CSDS post-poll survey data does not find welfare schemes to have been a decisive factor for the National Democratic Alliance’s (NDA) performance in the Assam Assembly election. The survey indicates that not many households benefited […]