Sarbananda Sonowal: News
15 Nov 2022Travel And Tourism
The Indian government is all set to launch the world's longest luxury river cruise in January 2023.
25 Jun 2022Assam
The death toll due to floods in Assam rose to 118 on Saturday, while the Cachar district's Silchar town remained submerged in water for the sixth consecutive day, said officials.
23 Jun 2022Assam
The floods in Assam continued to wreak havoc with 12 more people, including four children, dying on Wednesday.
27 Jan 2022Republic Day
The Border Security Force (BSF) has inducted three new Floating Border Out-Post (FBOP) vessels to protect the maritime borders of the country.
08 May 2021Himanta Biswa Sarma
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, notably the most influential Minister in the State Cabinet, today flew down to national capital Delhi to meet the top brass of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
28 Apr 2021Assam
An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 on the Richter scale struck Assam early this morning, the National Center for Seismology confirmed.
04 Feb 2021Assam
As many as 145 people were hospitalized due to suspected food poisoning in Assam's Karbi Anglong district after having biryani at a government function attended by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, prompting authorities to order an inquiry on Wednesday, officials said.
19 Oct 2020Narendra Modi
The Centre has called a meeting between Assam and Mizoram after a violent clash at the states' border on Saturday evening left at least seven people injured.
26 Sep 2020Assam
The Northeastern state of Assam has been hit by African swine fever (ASF), prompting the state government to order the culling of 12,000 pigs.
28 Aug 2020Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
Today, news in the world of entertainment was about a veteran singer's death, updates on a couple of much-awaited flicks, more goodness by Sonu Sood, and some major developments in the investigation into Sushant Singh Rajput's tragic death.
20 Jul 2020India
India on Sunday touched another grim milestone as new coronavirus cases crossed the 40,000-mark for the first time.
16 Jul 2020Bihar
Assam has been suffering due to floods for days now. Houses are destroyed, lives have been lost and the state's battle against coronavirus is also derailed.
27 Jan 2020Narendra Modi
The Centre on Monday signed a key accord with the government of Assam and the banned Assam-based insurgent group National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB).
21 Jan 2020Narendra Modi
Indian sports legends, Sachin Tendulkar from cricket and Viswanathan Anand from chess, have been dropped from the advisory panel of the All India Council of Sports (AICS).
08 Jan 2020Japan
The Northeast is burning since Centre got the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) passed in the Parliament. It became an act after President's assent on Decemeber 13.
02 Jan 2020Assam
Reports of police brutality emerge from Assam as protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act continued on the first day of the new year.
20 Dec 2019Assam
In Assam, mobile internet services were restored on Friday after a ten-day blackout following violent agitation across the state over the Citizenship Amendment Act.
17 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
The curfew imposed in Assam's capital Guwahati was lifted on Tuesday, but with a rider. The restrictions will remain in place during the night, state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma announced yesterday.
15 Dec 2019Jharkhand
After the Citizenship (Amendment) Act stirred havoc in the Northeast, Home Minister Amit Shah has hinted that some changes to the legislation may be in order.
13 Dec 2019Assam
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal has finally spoken about the unrest in his state and promised to take strong action against those indulging in violence.
12 Dec 2019Narendra Modi
The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.
12 Dec 2019Assam
Late last evening, the Rajya Sabha passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, amid widespread protests in the Northeast.
28 Oct 2019Narendra Modi
Recently, the Assam government, led by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), announced that those having more than two children will not be eligible for government jobs.
22 Oct 2019Assam
The Assam government, run by BJP, has come up with a new plan to keep a check on population.
09 Aug 2019India
Pranab Mukherjee, one of the tallest leaders of Congress, was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor on Thursday, by President Ram Nath Kovind.
17 Jul 2019Narendra Modi
Assam battered due to floods, found no respite on Tuesday with the death toll reaching 20. The number of people who have been affected by incessant rains touched 52 lakh, while only 1.5 lakh have been taken to relief centers.
23 Feb 2019Assam
Less than a fortnight after more than 100 people died due to consumption of illicit alcohol in Northern India, around 68 people died in Assam after drinking bootlegged liquor.
03 Feb 2019Manipur
On Sunday, veteran Manipuri filmmaker Aribam Syam Sharma announced that he would like to return his Padma Shri award to protest against the Central government's Citizenship Bill.
02 Feb 2019Narendra Modi
The Karbi Anglong district in Assam witnessed unrest on Friday as protesters took to streets with their respective demands.
31 Jan 2019Assam
Amid the tense situation in Assam over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, a BJP leader was on Wednesday thrashed and manhandled by protesters in the Tinsukia district of the state.
30 Jan 2019Assam
A video of a mother removing the black jacket of her three-year-old on orders of security personnel on Tuesday in Assam has gone viral on social media, prompting Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to order an inquiry.
02 Jan 2019Assam
The ninth All India Police Commando Competition, organized under the aegis of Assam Rifles was inaugurated by Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy at Karbi Anglong Sports Association (KASA) Stadium at Karbi Anglong district headquarters in Assam, officials said.
25 Dec 2018Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Bogibeel bridge in Assam today, in a bid to commemorate the birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the man who commenced the project.
18 Nov 2018India
Over 35.5 lakh people of the 40 lakh, who were excluded in the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), haven't yet come forward for inclusion in the final list of the Supreme Court-monitored exercise.
23 Oct 2018India
First-time BJP MLA Terash Gowalla today said he has sent his resignation letter from the Assam Assembly to Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
18 Oct 2018Assam
Assam's third Bihu festival, known as Kati Bihu, was being celebrated across the state on Thursday, officials said.
07 Sep 2018Assam
A court in Assam today awarded death penalty to Zakir Hussain, the prime accused in the gangrape and murder of an 11-year-old girl in the state's Nagaon district in March.
02 Sep 2018Assam
On Saturday, Assam police filed a chargesheet against 48 accused in the lynching of businessman Abhijit Nath and musician Nilotpal Das.
02 Aug 2018West Bengal
Protests over NRC in Assam turned tense as police refused to let a TMC delegation from West Bengal (WB) leave the Silchar airport.