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Sarbananda Sonowal


Assam government to upgrade Dehing Patkai wildlife sanctuary to national park

July 07, 2020 10:11 am

While the first proposal to accord national park status to the region dates back to 1995, Dehing Patkai was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 2004.

Garga Chatterjee being targeted for supporting Assam Bengalis, says Bangla Pokkho

June 21, 2020 6:33 am

A police complaint has been lodged against Chatterjee in Assam for the alleged objectionable comments about first Ahom king Chaolung Sukapha, and the Ahom community.

Explained: The legacy of Sukapha, founder of Ahom kingdom

June 23, 2020 2:59 pm

Political commentator Garga Chatterjee faces arrest for remarks about the Ahom ruler. A look at the kingdom he founded, and the role of the Ahoms in establishing the concept of greater Assam.

Assam gas leak and fire: Two firefighters dead, many houses damaged

June 11, 2020 7:28 am

The two firemen have been identified as Tekeshwar Gohain (55) and Durlov Gogoi (35). The latter was a former goalkeeper of the OIL Football Club.

Assam HSLC 2020 results declared: CM Sarbananda Sonowal congratulates students, wishes luck for future endeavours

June 06, 2020 11:55 am

Assam HSLC 2020 results declared: The chief minister motivated the students who failed to rise up to their expectations and asked them not to lose hope and continue the hard work.

Hesitation in Delhi over Assam panel report, so CM will accept it

February 21, 2020 6:51 am

Sources said there is unease in the central government over the report because the committee is learnt to have recommended a 1951 cut-off date to define “Assamese” people, and has also suggested an Inner Line Permit regime for the state.

High-level panel finalises report on Clause 6 of Assam Accord

February 12, 2020 9:43 am

With Assam facing vehement opposition to the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which people believe poses a threat to their indigenous identity, the central government is now trying to pitch Clause 6 of Assam Accord as a balm to soothe the anger.

Reading Bodo: One language, three scripts, and a focus area in Accord

February 03, 2020 11:41 am

The PM, who often tweets in regional languages, wrote a number of these tweets in the Bodo language. The language is one of the key thrust areas in the Bodo Accord.

Bodo peace accord signed, 1,600 NDFB cadres surrender

January 31, 2020 3:42 am

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said, “A comprehensive rehabilitation policy would be formulated for providing employment opportunities to the surrendered militants so that they could make meaningful contribution to the nation building process.”

Join peace talks: Assam govt urges ULFA-I

January 29, 2020 3:19 am

Assam government on Tuesday appealed to insurgents in Assam and Manipur, including the United Liberation Front of Assam - Independent (ULFA-I), to come onboard for talks, saying it would usher peace and progress in the two states.


Assam floods submerge large parts of Kaziranga park, animals taken to safe places

July 14, 2017 12:53 pm

The rain forced over 48,483 people to shift to 208 relief camps in 16 worse affected districts. Around 2,498 villages are presently under water and over 1.4 lakh hectare crop area has been affected.

Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, says 'will make the state free from illegal migrants'

May 24, 2016 8:12 pm

BJP MLA Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday took oath of office at Khanapara in Guwahati, creating history for the party.


40 lakh people left out of Assam NRC: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

What does it mean for 40 lakh people to be left out of the Assam NRC? Let's put the number in perspective. Take a look in today's News in Numbers.