COVID-19: Police fire in the air to control angry mobs in Assam
This is second such attack on police after a group of mob attacked policemen in Dhubri on Friday.A senior police officer, who does not want to be named, told ET, “Large number of people crowded market place, when police stopped them. They resorted to stone pelting. Later police had to fire in the air to disperse the crowd. A policeman was injured.”
COVID-19: Assam CM urges people "with folded hands" to stay at home
Sonowal, on Friday, visited the Jorhat Medical College and took stock of ...
Covid-19: Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur announces lockdown
Assam health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, while stating that there is no ...
Covid-19: Issuance of NRC rejection slip postponed
Following the outbreak of COVID-19, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities will postpone the process of issuing rejection slips to those left out of the final register published last year. The exercise was slated to start from March 20.
18 per cent growth in the collection of State GST in Assam: Sarbananda Sonowal
Sonowal while informing that there has been 18 percent growth in the collection of State GST (SGST) in the state and refunds have been made on time, Sonowal urged the Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman to release the Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST) refunds so that business community here gets encouragement to increase business activity.
Assam is fully ready to host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: Sarbananda Sonowal
Following the violent Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) unrest on December 15 last year, summit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe in Guwahati was postponed. Japanese Ambassador to India Santoshi Suzuki has on Tuesday called on Sonowal in Guwahati.
Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal was presented the prestigious Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee award 2020 for Politics at the 6th India Ideas Conclave in Gujarat.
Industry hails Assam budget 2020-21, CM Sonowal terms it as pro people
Sonowal said that the budget will benefit all sections of the people living in all districts. He also said that the budget will stimulate development and lend equal dignity, equal growth to all.
Assam to get funding from New Development Bank for six lane extra dosed bridge over river Brahmaputra in Guwahati
The foundation stone of the bridge was laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 9, 2019, as the length of the six lane project will be 8.4 km with approach road on both sides of the Brahmaputra as the length of the actual bridge over the river will be 1.24 km. The project is estimated to be completed within four years.
Budget 2020 is people centric: CM Sarbananda Sonowal
Chief Minister Sonowal also said that the budget will essentially help Assam and other North Eastern states to climb the ladder of optimum growth as ‘Kisan Rail’ and ‘Kisan Udaan’ will help the farmers of Assam and other North Eastern states for a seamless cold chain supply of their produce and sell them in international markets in the wake of the Centre’s ‘Act East Policy’.
Assam budget 2020-21: CM hold discussion with different ethnic organisation, tea industry seeks waiving of Agricultural Income Tax
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday held pre-budget discussion with the representatives of different ethnic organizations.
Assembly to ratify clause 6 Assamese definition: Himanta
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma led panel lately submitted its recommendation to the chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal stating that the definition of Assamese given by the committee on Clause 6 of Assam Accord has to be ratified by the state assembly.
Assam government geared up to implement Centre’s flagship scheme Jal Jeevan Mission
Considering the framework suggested by Union Jal Shakti Ministry to implement Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to all households, Sonowal said that his government in the state is committed to roll out the mission and perpetually provide functional household tap connection to all.
Around 55 thousand households in the Guwahati will receive clean drinking water within December this year
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will launch the first phase of the scheme on March 15. The decision was taken on Tuesday at a review meeting of Guwahati Development Department (GDD).
Assam govt plans peace discussion with Ulfa (I)
Following the Bodo Accord,the Assam government has appealed to anti-talk ULFA, which is also known as Ulfa (Independent), under commander-in-chief Paresh Baruah to emulate the footsteps of Bodo outfits and agree to have peace talks with the state government.
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