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Live updates: Assam final NRC list released; 3,11,21,004 persons included, 19,06,657 excluded

The government of Assam has published the final National Register of Citizens (NRC) list on Saturday amid tight security arrangements across the state. The final NRC list can be checked at or

Aug 31, 2019, 09:24 AM IST

First NRC list to be released today, high alert in Assam; CM Sarbananda Sonowal appeals for calm

Ahead of the release of first NRC list, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal has called upon the people of the state to maintain peace and tranquillity.

Aug 31, 2019, 07:27 AM IST

Three dead, over 3 lakh affected in Assam floods, Army roped in for rescue operation

The water level of major rivers like the Brahmaputra, Dikhow, Dhansiri, Jia Bharali, Puthimari and Beki are above the danger mark. 

Jul 11, 2019, 17:59 PM IST

Assam clashes: CM Sarbananda Sonowal orders probe; prohibitory orders issued in Hailakandi

The clashes broke out between two groups during the afternoon prayers outside a mosque in Marwaripatti of the district.

May 10, 2019, 21:48 PM IST

Assam hooch tragedy: Death toll reaches 70; probe ordered, 2 excise officials suspended

Two excise officials have been suspended and a probe has been launched into the matter. 

Feb 23, 2019, 12:36 PM IST

Watch Daily News and Analysis with Sudhir Chaudhary, 16th February, 2019

Watch the complete segment of DNA with Sudhir Chaudhary, 16th February 2019. This segment of DNA brings to you analysis of top news of the day.

Feb 16, 2019, 23:50 PM IST

DNA: Slogans of 'Veer Jawan Amar Rahe' raised at Assam

To pay tribute to the martyr from Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal reached Guwahati airport. Indian army raised slogans of 'Veer Jawan Amar Rahe'.

Feb 16, 2019, 22:44 PM IST

Unnecessary disturbance being created over Citizenship bill: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

"It is not right to unnecessarily create social disturbance... Polls will come and go, but we (Assam govt) will not harm the indigenous people," he said.

Feb 01, 2019, 21:08 PM IST

Congress to support Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal for new government if he quits BJP over Citizenship Bill

The current 14th Assembly has 61 BJP, 25 Congress, 14 Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), 13 AIUDF, 12 Bodoland Peoples Front (BPF) and one independent MLA.

Jan 12, 2019, 23:56 PM IST

BJP surges in Assam panchayat polls, CM Sarbananda Sonowal thanks voters

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal thanked the people for taking part in the election in large numbers and voting for "development and good governance".

Dec 15, 2018, 00:40 AM IST

Rajnath, Sonowal review Assam situation after protests over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and top officials Tuesday night reviewed the situation in Assam in the wake of strong protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in the state, sources said.

Nov 28, 2018, 00:00 AM IST

'Only 3.5 lakh out of 40 lakh so far apply for inclusion in NRC'

The Supreme Court has also finalised a set of standard operating procedure (SOP) for disposal of claims and objections in the updation of the NRC.

Nov 18, 2018, 15:09 PM IST

Government taken initiatives to solve problems of tea tribe Communities: Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday asserted that his government has initiated several initiatives for the tea tribe communities to solve their various problems to some extent.

Nov 10, 2018, 23:57 PM IST

Those responsible for violence will not go scot-free: Assam CM

Condemning the killing of innocent people and terming it as an act of cowardice, Sonowal said the state police have been directed to nab the culprits involved in the incident.

Nov 03, 2018, 00:42 AM IST

ULFA kills five in Assam, CM calls for strong action against assailants

At least five persons were killed by United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) terrorists on Thursday in Bishnoimukh village in Assam. 

Nov 01, 2018, 23:18 PM IST

Assam districts bordering Arunachal Pradesh on possible flash flood alert

Sonowal has directed the authorities in Dhemaji, Dibrugarh, Lakhimpur and Tinsukia districts to remain alert and take all possible steps to prevent any major catastrophe.

Oct 20, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

Assam CM hoists country's third-tallest national flag on Gandhi Jayanti

The 319.5 feet flag pole at the Gandhi Mandap in Guwahati is the tallest in the country with respect to average elevation of the city.

Oct 02, 2018, 18:54 PM IST

BJP's Ram Madhav calls for deportation of immigrants, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal wants NRC in all states

The update of the NRC in Assam excluded more than 40 lakh people from the draft list published on July 30, triggering a political controversy.

Sep 11, 2018, 08:04 AM IST

Illegal immigrants a challenge: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal pitches for NRC in all states

The second draft of NRC left out names of nearly 40 lakh people.

Sep 11, 2018, 06:23 AM IST

Assam CM makes a gaffe, addresses Ravi Shankar Prasad as 'Pandit Ravi Shankar'

"I would like to especially thank Pandit Ravi Shankarji," Sonowal said at the beginning of his speech at the launch of the "Digital North East Vision 2022" document in Guwahati.

Aug 11, 2018, 21:30 PM IST