Himanta Biswa Sarma

BJP’s Manifesto Surprise


The contrast from the populist promises in the Congress manifesto could not be starker

Brij Bhushan’s Fall

If the strongman from Gonda felt he was indispensable in his political backyard, he was mistaken

Confident Campaigner

BJP is certain it will win the multi-cornered contest in Tripura while it seeks to expand its footprint in Meghalaya and Nagaland

‘Ours is not a battle with a communal agenda. It’s about the desire of a civilisation to survive‘

Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam, in conversation with Siddharth Singh

Anatomy of a Dispute

Behind the Assam-Mizoram violence lies a shrinking resource and a lack of mechanisms for institutional resolution

Himanta Biswa Sarma : The Mastermind

Workaholic and a savvy political networker with his ear to the ground, Himanta Biswa Sarma has twice made the difference for BJP in Assam

‘What worked for BJP was our efficiency, honesty and commitment to people’s concerns’

PR Ramesh in conversation with Himanta Biswa Sarma, Chief Minister of Assam

Treading with Caution

Mamata Banerjee, usually a small eater, is not happy with the diet and the 5 kg she has gained by being confined to the wheelchair

Ahead of the Curve

BJP was battle-ready long before its opponents

The Gamosa Metaphor

BJP banks on development, Congress plays the CAA card—and the battle remains essentially Assamese


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