Costing Rs 475 crore, the 1.49-km second bridge on the Brahmaputra took eight years for completion.
Assam Chief Minister Sonowal said that the concept of an express highway along both banks of the Brahmaputra was conceived by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.
In July last year, industry minister Patowary had informed the state assembly here that there was no justification in HPC having its corporate head office in Kolkata when it had no production unit in West Bengal.
The earthquake, which was felt for about five to six seconds, occurred at 2:39 PM, and had its epicentre in Dhalai district of Tripura, close to Mizoram and the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh.
In Tripura on the other hand, results of the by-election to two assembly constituencies have definitely proved that the BJP has made significant inroads into the Left bastion.
An important facet of the BJP’s strategy pertains to its Hindu nationalist discourse
At one point, the Swift Dezire overtook the Raj Bhavan car and stopped ahead on the highway, and tried to stop the car
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal asked the BSF to remove all challenges coming in the way of ensuring a secured border at the earliest.
Ranjit Dass, BJP MLA from Sorbhog, was elected the Speaker of the 14th Assam Assembly, unopposed by Congress and AIUDF.
This was the first rail blockade in Assam since the BJP-led government headed by Sarbananda Sonowal took charge on May 24.
He emphasised on the preparation of a flawless NRC that would be free of names of foreign nationals (Bangladeshis) who had illegally entered the country
With Assam embracing a new government, it is hoped that the fruits of labour in Lakwa are not frittered away
The BJP had, during its election campaign, almost singularly harped on the Bangladeshi influx issue, with the party promising the state a “Bangladeshi-free government.”
Sonowal said he would not disappoint the people of Assam and would work with every community of the state.
There is something else that he wears as a badge — the fact that he joined BJP on the same day and place as chief minister-in-waiting Sarbananda Sonowal.