Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam: Meet the tea garden girl who took over CM's Twitter handle on World Children’s Day

Vandana Urang, who hails from the Namroop Tea Estate in Dibrugarh district, took over the Twitter account from 9-11 am and shared her opinion on “reimagining education” in Assam.

published on : 20th November 2020

Editors Guild writes to Assam CM over attacks on journalists

The letter comes close on the heels of Shillong Times editor Patricia Mukhim quitting the body accusing it of defending only ‘celebrity’ journalists. 

published on : 20th November 2020

Bihar polls results due to PM Modi's leadership, good governance of NDA: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

The Assam chief minister also said that the results of the Bihar assembly elections have sent positive vibes for BJP workers across the country, especially in poll-bound Assam and West Bengal.

published on : 11th November 2020

Assam CM speaks to Uddhav Thackeray for security of Arnab Goswami

The telephonic conversation came after family members of Goswami met Sonowal here and urged him to do the needful for the security of the journalist, who they claimed is under "life threat".

published on : 11th November 2020

Mizoram occupied 1.5 km of Assam's land, says Sonowal's minister

The statement comes amidst a bitter border row which had flared up last month when eight people were injured and several houses and shops torched.

published on : 5th November 2020

Arnab Goswami arrest: Assam CM Sonowal says 'black day for Indian democracy'

Vendetta politics should be stopped and freedom of press should be maintained in Maharashtra by releasing Mr Goswami immediately, Sonowal tweeted.

published on : 4th November 2020

Border row: Sonowal govt seeks NIA probe into custodial death of Assam man in Mizoram

Assam’s Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said Sonowal was personally monitoring the situation and was in talks with the Central government to achieve a permanent solution.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Home Secretary asks Mizoram, Assam to amicably resolve border dispute

At a virtual conference with the chief secretaries as well as the DGPs, Bhalla asked both states to maintain peace at inter-state borders and sort out differences mutually and amicably. 

published on : 20th October 2020

Assam-Mizoram border row: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal calls up PMO, MHA

At least eight people were injured and houses and shops torched in a fresh border dispute between Assam and Mizoram. 

published on : 18th October 2020

Assam: Process to shut down state-run madrassas virtually set in motion

According to an official memo, 148 contractual madrassa teachers will soon be transferred to schools under the state’s Secondary Education.

published on : 10th October 2020

Assam SI exam paper leak: Ruling BJP’s image takes a beating as party man named accused

CM Sarbananda Sonowal’s statements about zero-tolerance against corruption are nothing but a farce, said Congress.

published on : 28th September 2020

Assam Congress urges CM Sonowal to retain chapters on Nehru’s policies in syllabi

Saikia said while any move to ease the workload of students is welcome in the current abnormal situation, the choice of chapters for exclusion was questionable.

published on : 26th September 2020

MHA calls high-level meet to discuss 3 key issues related to Assam; Shah, Sonowal to attend

Issues related to Assam-specific NRC, granting Scheduled Tribe (ST) status to six ethnic communities and recommendations of the Clause 6 Committee of the Assam Accord will be discussed.

published on : 20th September 2020

Assam Cabinet approves Rs 50-lakh insurance cover for journalists, home guards succumbing to COVID-19

The cabinet also decided to increase the upper age limit for state government jobs for Group-III and Group-IV by two years to 40 years.

published on : 28th August 2020

Assam CM visits flood and erosion-hit areas; distributes relief material

A total of 56,71,029 people have been affected from 5,305 villages, according to the flood report.

published on : 29th July 2020
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