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Sarbananda Sonowal

Smriti, Scindia, Sonowal on powerful panels as govt reconstitutes cabinet committees

Smriti Irani, Bhupender Yadav and Sarbananda Sonowal as the new members of the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs headed by PM

14 Jul 2021 12:25 AM

Bodoland Territorial Council polls to be held in December

The polls, scheduled for April 4, was postponed indefinitely in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

09 Oct 2020 3:30 PM

At least 89 dead and 26 districts affected by Assam floods, says state disaster management authority

A total of 2,525 villages are reeling from the effects of the rising waters of the Brahmaputra

23 Jul 2020 9:52 AM

Facebook users flood Assam Chief Minister Sonowal’s page with ‘Comrade’, ‘Lal Salam’ greetings

Social media users were reacting against a case of sedition and terrorist activities filed against activist Akhil Gogoi for using the terms.

08 Jun 2020 5:51 PM

Disbursal of MGNREGA dues will reduce rural distress: Sonowal

Assam CM seeks corruption-free implementation of govt schemes

08 May 2020 9:57 AM


MHA panel’s suggestion irks Bengali Hindus in Assam

The ministry of home affairs formed the Clause 6 committee in July 2019 to hold discussions with stakeholders.

26 Feb 2020 6:25 AM

Bodos: Politics to begin where insurgency ends

The other Bodo insurgent group, Bodo Liberation Tigers (BLT), had already signed a peace accord in 2003.

30 Jan 2020 4:08 AM

Sonowal makes emotional apeeal: ‘I am Assam’s son’

Sonowal reiterated that wrong narrative on the CAA by certain destructive elements made Assam suffer violence and arson.

02 Jan 2020 1:28 AM

Assam CM Sonowal gets emotional: I'm your son where will I go?

Sonowal appealed to the people of Assam to not isolate him.

01 Jan 2020 5:15 PM

Opposing mega events hinders development, says Sarbananda Sonowal

Sonowal reiterated that such events help in the development of the state so any opposition to them would be highly counter-productive.

31 Dec 2019 2:26 AM


No threat to land or language, says Assam CM; internet restored after 10 days

In no way will the honour of Assam be affected, CM Sonowal assured people of the state.

20 Dec 2019 10:00 AM

Assam BJP MLAs ask CM to allay fears on Act

The legislators, who had a closed door meeting at the residence of Mr Hazarika however refused to reveal all the issues.

20 Dec 2019 1:24 AM

Assam CM to meet PM Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah over amended Citizenship Act

The team will meet two leaders 'very soon' to apprise them of the present situation in the state, Patowary said in a statement.

15 Dec 2019 10:29 AM

Bangladesh protests diplomat convoy attack in Guwahati

It is learnt that one of the escort vehicles in his convoy was blocked by the protesters while the envoy vehicle was not touched.

14 Dec 2019 5:15 AM

Mass resignation of workers rocks AGP

Angry AGP workers vandalised the party office in Upper Assam’s Sadia.

09 Dec 2019 1:33 AM


Assam govt makes sanitary napkins mandatory in factories, industries

The decision was taken in the Assam cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, to promote hygiene among women.

20 Nov 2019 10:30 AM

Assam groups warn of huge stir

The AASU-led Assam agitation was a mass movement against the influx of foreigners, especially from neighbouring Bangladesh.

18 Nov 2019 7:47 AM

Assam NGOs under lens for poor quality midday meals

After the NGOs took over, there have been several allegations of mismanagement in the supply of midday meals since November 1.

11 Nov 2019 4:45 AM

Sarbananda Sonowal narrowly escapes air crash

Sonowal and his co-travellers experienced a few threatening moments as the helicopter twirled three times in the air.

24 Sep 2019 2:22 AM

Assam: Police strip, torture 3 muslim women, pregnant woman loses baby

The pregnant woman started to bleed and lost her baby, after being kicked in her stomach by a police officer.

18 Sep 2019 6:32 PM