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Sarbananda Sonowal
North East  /  Published 25.07.20

Plea to probe Assam Covid purchases

Leader of the Opposition in Assam, Debabrata Saikia, has moved the Upa Lokayukta seeking a probe into the alleged irregularities and preferential treatment given to certain suppliers by the state heal...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.07.20

Dehing-Patkai: Court query on mining

Gauhati High Court has asked the Sarbanda Sonowal-led Assam government to file an affidavit by August 3 about the inquiry it had ordered into allegations of illegal mining since 2003 at Dehing-Patkai ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 23.07.20

Blowout: 3 experts injured

Three of the six foreign experts involved in the operations to cap the May 27 gas well blowout at Baghjan in Upper Assam’s Tinsukia district “suffered minor burn injuries” at the sit...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.07.20

Assam: PM assures help on flood

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Centre was keeping a “close watch” on the ongoing flood, erosion, Covid-19 and the May 27 Baghjan gas well blowout crises. Modi assured all...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 18.07.20

Gowda Assam flood aid appeal to Modi

A “deeply disturbed”  former Prime Minister H.D. Deve Gowda on Friday appealed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Centre to pay urgent attention to flood-hit Assam and offer ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 10.07.20

Assam revokes Covid roster order

The Assam health department on Wednesday revoked its July 6 order on 11-day duty and three-day quarantine for doctors and frontline workers on Covid duty, following a letter from the Assam branch of t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.07.20

National park tag for Dehing Patkai

The Assam government on Monday decided to upgrade the Dehing Patkai Wildlife Sanctuary to a national park with the change in the tag being expected to boost the protection of the biodiversity hotspot ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 27.06.20

Lockdown, night curfew in Guwahati

The Assam government has announced a 14-day “total lockdown” in Guwahati from Sunday midnight following a spurt in Covid-19 cases. Night curfew was also imposed from 7pm to 7am across Ass...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.05.20

Deluge toll mounts to 6

The death toll in Assam floods reached six with the death of one more person on Saturday in Nagaon district.Floodwaters receded in different districts and those who took shelter in relief camps are re...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 20.10.19

Kin of Dr Deben Dutta want trial fast-tracked

Aparajita Dutta, the widow of Dr Deben Dutta, and her family members on Sunday said they would meet Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal next week to request that the trial of her husband’s Augus...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma


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