Articles about Gaurav Gogoi

Gaurav Gogoi is an Indian politician who is a member of the Indian National Congress from Assam. He was born on September 4, 1982, in Delhi and is the son of the former Chief Minister of Assam Tarun Gogoi who was the longest-serving Chief Minister of the state. Gogoi completed his graduation from Delhi’s St. Columba’s School and then in 2004, he pursued his B.Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Indraprastha University. Following this, he joined Airtel’s marketing team. Later on, he completed his Master of Public Administration from New York University. In 2005, he left his job at Airtel and joined an NGO based in Delhi called 'Pravah.' The Congress party announced Gogoi as their candidate from Kalibor (Lok Sabha constituency) in March 2014. He won his first election with 443,315 votes, beating BJP’s Mrinal Kumar Saikia by more than 93,000 votes. He assumed office as a member of the Indian Parliament for Kalibor in September 2014. Gogoi got married to Elizabeth Colebourn in 2013 and the couple has one daughter and one son.

7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

27 Jul 2021

Politics
7-member Congress committee to assess Assam-Mizoram border violence

The Indian National Congress on Tuesday constituted a seven-member committee to assess the Assam-Mizoram border dispute and the "ensuing violence that cost the lives of police personnel."

Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

22 Sep 2020

Politics
Suspended MPs protest overnight, Harivansh offers tea, PM lauds gesture

Eight members of the Rajya Sabha, who were suspended by Chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Monday over the ruckus a day earlier, spent the night at the Parliament complex, continuing their protest over the passage of farm Bills.

Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

14 Sep 2020

India
Rajnath Singh likely to address India-China row in Parliament tomorrow

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will likely address the ongoing India-China border row in the Parliament on Tuesday, according to reports. The timing of the statement has not been confirmed.

Inappropriate behavior gets seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha

05 Mar 2020

Politics
Inappropriate behavior gets seven Congress MPs suspended from Lok Sabha

BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi, who was presiding the Lok Sabha on Thursday, suspended seven Congress MPs after they created a ruckus while demanding the resignation of Hanuman Beniwal, a member of BJP ally RLP.

PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah

28 Nov 2019

India
PM Modi avoids hotels, stays at airports during transit: Shah

On Wednesday, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, while addressing the Lok Sabha, said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi does not stay at luxury hotels while halting in night for technical reasons or aircraft refuelling, during his foreign visits. He opts to rest and take a bath at airport terminals, instead.

Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

11 Apr 2019

Politics
Polling for first phase begins: Looking at top 10 candidates

The first phase of Lok Sabha elections began on Thursday. Citizens of 91 constituencies spread across 18 states and two union territories will cast their votes today.

Remuneration of sports coaches being doubled to Rs. 2L: Minister

19 Jul 2018

Sports
Remuneration of sports coaches being doubled to Rs. 2L: Minister

The remuneration of coaches in various sports disciplines would not be limited to Rs. 1L as the government has doubled the cap.

Currently, no proposal to scrap Article 370, says Centre

27 Mar 2018

India
Currently, no proposal to scrap Article 370, says Centre

There is currently no proposal to scrap Article 370 which gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

BJP mismanaged Kashmir issue "like never before": Manmohan Singh

18 Mar 2018

Politics
BJP mismanaged Kashmir issue "like never before": Manmohan Singh

At the final day of the Congress' plenary session in New Delhi, senior party leaders launched blistering attacks on the ruling BJP, blaming it for mismanagement of the Kashmir issue "like never before," the "big lie" of demonetization and its "greatest disservice" to India: pushing people into poverty.

Six Cong MPs suspended from Lok Sabha for 'unruly behavior'

24 Jul 2017

Politics
Six Cong MPs suspended from Lok Sabha for 'unruly behavior'

Six Congress MPs have been suspended from the Lok Sabha for five days over 'unruly behavior'.