Sarbananda Sonowal

State government will take up the cause of people left out in the NRC list: Assam CM Sonowal

The final NRC will be published on Saturday in Assam, the only state in the country where it is being updated after 1951.

published on : 30th August 2019

'No one should panic': Assam CM Sonowal ahead of final NRC publication

Sonowal also said the exclusion of anyone's name does not mean that he or she has become a foreigner as such a decision can be taken only by a tribunal after following the proper legal process.

published on : 30th August 2019

Government may explore legislative options to deal with anomalies in NRC, Assam CM Sonowal indicates

Sarbananda Sonowal said the Assam government will ensure peaceful publication of the NRC on August 31 as mandated by the SC.

published on : 19th August 2019

Had moved SC seeking re-verification of documents for a correct NRC: Assam CM

Sarbananda Sonowal expressed optimism that the NRC would be a historic document which would neither include the name of any foreigner nor exclude any genuine Indian citizen.

published on : 15th August 2019

NRC in Assam: Chaos, panic prevails in Muslim-majority villages post fresh notices  

They were given just 24 hours to 48 hours for their appearance in NSKs which are located in places as far as 400 km away and asked to come with all members of their families.

published on : 5th August 2019

Union minister Mahendra Nath Pandey meets Assam CM to discuss 'Skill India Mission'

Pandey said such institutionalised interactions between central and state leaders, and policy makers, are crucial to the strategy of bringing in synergies and convergence across all initiatives.

published on : 29th July 2019

PM Modi speaks to Sarbananda Sonowal, takes stock of Assam's flood situation

The flood situation in Assam worsened on Sunday with the death toll rising to 11 and nearly 26.5 lakh people affected.

published on : 15th July 2019

Lok Sabha election​ result historic, unprecedented, says Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal gave full credit to the leadership of PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah for BJP's landslide victory.

published on : 23rd May 2019

Guwahati Diaries

While Yoko Sizzlers opened an outlet in Guwahati and a stolen idol was recovered, a jumbo created a menace for traffic in Guwahati.

published on : 4th May 2019

Assam BJP MLA says Muslims are like cows which don’t give milk, remains unapologetic

Dibrugarh MLA, Prasanta Phukan, suggested that the state government should not take care of the Muslims as they do not vote for BJP.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Journalists attacked in Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal condemns attack

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Friday that the state government is committed to the safety and security of journalists.

published on : 26th April 2019

Supreme Court irked with Assam on illegal foreigners

His PIL had raised concern towards the plight of inmates in the detention camps in Assam. 

published on : 26th April 2019

No changes needed in citizenship bill if Clause six implemented properly: Sonowal

Several groups and parties have opposed the bill, which was passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8 but was not tabled in Rajya Sabha.

published on : 21st April 2019

Seven Assam candidates file nominations

For Kaliabor seat, Bhaskar Sarmah filed his nomination as an Independent candidate, while Sushanta Borgohain of the Congress and Kanak Gogoi of the CPI submitted their papers for the Jorhat seat.

published on : 22nd March 2019

Assam hooch tragedy: CM Sonwal bans molasses across state

Sonowal also asked Chief Secretary to direct the Deputy Commissioners to generate awareness in all the tea gardens and their periphery areas.

published on : 5th March 2019
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