Sarbananda Sonowal

PM Narendra Modi carries out major overhaul of Cabinet, 12 ministers exit, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal brought in

Fifteen Cabinet ministers and 28 Ministers of State, comprising new faces and those elevated, were sworn in at a ceremony held in the Darbar Hall of the Rashtrapati Bhavan. While most of the members took oath in Hindi, a few of them took it in English.

Jul 07, 2021, 23:50 PM IST

Cabinet reshuffle: Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal joins Team Modi

Sonowal,  a two-time Lok Sabha MP from Assam, has served as Assam’s chief minister from 2016-21 

Jul 07, 2021, 18:56 PM IST

Union Cabinet reshuffle at 6 pm tomorrow, ministerial probables including Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal arrive in Delhi

Rane told reporters that he had not received any call about his joining the government. Leaders of the LJP faction headed by Paras said he had received a call from Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday but claimed that it was related to the birth anniversary of party founder Ram Vilas Paswan.

Jul 06, 2021, 21:06 PM IST

Union Cabinet reshuffle: Jyotiraditya Scindia offers prayers at Ujjain temple ahead of Delhi visit

Many workers of BJP and local leaders were present at the Devi Ahilyabai Holkar airport when Scindia reached there. He was seen greeting them with folded hands. "My Ujjain tour is over and I am leaving for Delhi now. I will return next week," Scindia told reporters.

Jul 06, 2021, 17:48 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi holds meeting with Amit Shah, BL Santhosh amid buzz of Cabinet expansion

If the prime minister goes ahead with the exercise, he will be expanding his Council of Ministers for the first time since assuming the charge in May 2019 for his second innings. 

Jul 05, 2021, 23:41 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi likely to expand Union Cabinet soon; Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sarbananda Sonowal may be inducted as ministers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to expand the Union Cabinet by inducting some more ministers in the days to come, sources said on Monday.

Jul 05, 2021, 13:53 PM IST

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal submits his resignation to Governor

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tenders resignation to Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Sunday (May 9, 2021).

May 09, 2021, 12:41 PM IST

Assembly election results 2021: Clear that BJP will form govt in Assam, says incumbent CM Sarbananda Sonowal on trends

Sarbananda Sonwaol is himself leading from the Majuli constituency and is likely to retain the power for the second consecutive time.

May 02, 2021, 12:04 PM IST

Assam Assembly Elections 2021: 281 candidates file nomination for first phase

Elections to the 126-member Assam assembly will be held in three phases on March 27, April 1 and April 6.

Mar 10, 2021, 17:00 PM IST

Sprinter Hima Das to be appointed DSP by Assam government

She became the first Indian woman and also the first-ever Indian athlete to win a gold medal in any format of a global track event at the IAAF World U20 Championships when she clocked a speed of 51.46 seconds. Das had clinched five gold medals in 2019. 

Feb 11, 2021, 11:01 AM IST

Assam: 64 members of four militant groups surrender before CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Sixty-four militants surrendered with arms and ammunition before Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

Dec 22, 2020, 01:17 AM IST

Former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi's health deteriorates, says CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday said that the health condition of former CM Tarun Gogoi has deteriorated.

Nov 23, 2020, 16:29 PM IST

Assam-Mizoram border clashes: CM Sarbananda Sonowal thanks PM Narendra Modi for assurance to solve matter

Seven people were injured after clashes broke out between two groups of people from Assam and Mizoram near the border areas.

Oct 19, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

Good news for farmers! Kisan Rath mobile app launched in this state to facilitate sale of agri products

The App would be a new vehicle for boosting agri-business.

Oct 07, 2020, 14:14 PM IST

Assam okays Rs 50-lakh insurance cover for journalists, home guards succumbing to COVID-19

The decision was taken during a meeting of the council of ministers, chaired by Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in which the cabinet approved the proposal to provide insurance coverage to journalists, home guards and casual employees.


Aug 28, 2020, 10:35 AM IST

Assam flood: ASDMA releases emergency helpline number

The Assam government on Monday (July 20) released a helpline number as the floods in the northeast state continues to wreak havoc. 

Jul 20, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

Assam flood havoc continues, 2,400 villages deluged, 1.45 lakh people sheltered in 564 relief camps, more rains predicted

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday informed that over 70 lakh people have been affected due to the floods. 

Jul 20, 2020, 13:31 PM IST

Assam floods death toll rises to 84, CM Sonowal announces Rs 4 lakh ex gratia

At least 84 people have lost their lives in Assam due to severe flooding, the Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) said on Sunday.

Jul 19, 2020, 21:05 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks to Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal over flood situation, assures support

The total number of people killed in this year's flood and landslide has gone up to 107 in Assam, of whom 81 were killed in flood-related incidents and 26 died due to landslides.

Jul 19, 2020, 14:33 PM IST

Assam floods: Nearly 22 lakh people in 27 districts affected, CM Sarbananda Sonowal visits relief camps

Earlier on July 12, the CM had directed DCs to deploy NDRF and SDRF personnel for the timely rescue of flood victims.

Jul 13, 2020, 21:02 PM IST