Sarbananda Sonowal
North East  /  Published 29.04.21

Morning quake jolts Assam, 10 hurt

Till Tuesday, there were 19,923 active cases, most detected this month. The quake not only shook the foundation of many buildings but also left their residents shaken as was evident from a tweet by h...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 28.04.21

Night curfew in Assam till May 1

Assam on Tuesday imposed night curfew across the state from 8pm to 5am till May 1 as part of  its measures to contain Covid-19 cases growing rapidly since the beginning of April. Assam chief sec...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.04.21

BJP begins work on Assam promises

The BJP-led government in Assam has begun the groundwork for implementation of the party’s pre-poll commitments, according to senior cabinet minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, implying that the party...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.03.21

Assam: Story of rice and fall

Dimbeswar Saharia of Sipajhar and Bonojit Hussain of Nalbari are rice growers belonging to different generations but sharing similar concerns: For how long can they remain invested in paddy at a time ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 11.02.21

Hima Das appointed as Assam DSP

  Star sprinter Hima Das, who is currently looking to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, has been appointed as a Deputy Superintendent of Police by the Assam government. Hima thanked Assam Chief M...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 05.02.21

India’s first riverine district gets heliport

Assam on Thursday got its first heliport at Majuli, India’s first riverine district. Chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who represents Majuli constituency in the state Assembly, inaugurated the...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 12.01.21

Assam’s Laika villagers firm on relief

He further said: “If we have to die protesting, so be it. We have made this clear to the administration. Our fight for rehabilitation started 21 years ago. We will continue for some more. For us...

North East  /  Published 14.12.20

Guwahati transforming into gateway to Southeast Asia

  Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said on Monday that his government was working to transform Guwahati as a gateway to Southeast Asia. Speaking at the annual general meeting of the Indi...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 07.12.20

CM for Dibrugarh DD, AIR stations

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has moved the Union information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar over Prasar Bharati’s directives for reassigning All India Radio (AIR) and Doo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 09.11.20

Fresh tension on Mizoram border

A government school was  damaged in a  blast in Assam’s Cachar district on Friday night, the attack further fanning tension triggered by the ongoing inter-state border standoff with Mi...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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