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Sarbananda Sonowal

Sonowal tasks experts with feasibility report on organic farming in NE

Dec 27, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

He also stressed on the need for promoting sustainable farming by combining traditional practices with modern technology, an official statement said.

AYUSH Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Announces A Slew Of Initiatives For Uttarakhand

Dec 16, 2021 PTI

According to AYUSH ministry's statement, the series of initiatives announced by Minister Sarbananda Sonowal will help in promoting Ayurveda, Unani, Naturopathy, Herbal Medicines and will also strengthen the AYUSH infrastructure in Uttarakhand.

Sonowal, Mary Kom Exhort Youth To Play Effective Role In Nation-Building

The Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.

Shipping Minister Sarbananda Sonowal Reviews Sea Trials Of IAC Vikrant, Aims To Commission By Aug 2022

Oct 31, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant had sailed out for the second sea trials on October 24. The maiden sea sortie of the ship was successfully undertaken on August 21 this year.

Sarbananda Sonowal Resigns From Assam Assembly As EC Announces Dates For By-Polls

As per the Election Commission's announcement on Tuesday, by-elections to 10 assembly seats in the Northeast will be held on October 30.

28 September, 2021

'Immense Pride': PM Modi Congratulates First BJP Rajya Sabha Member From Puducherry

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi also congratulated former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and L Murugan for being elected to Rajya Sabha from Assam and Madhya Pradesh respectively

21 September, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Files Nomination For RS Polls

Outlook Correspondent

Sonowal had won the last assembly election from Majuli. He was subsequently inducted in the union cabinet in July necessitating his election from the Rajya Sabha.

18 September, 2021

BJP Nominates Sarbananda Sonowal, L Murugan For Rajya Sabha Bypolls

Outlook Web Desk

The selection of both the BJP leaders to the Rajya Sabha is certain as the party has a majority in the both state assemblies—Assam and MP.

11 August, 2021

Parliament Passes Bills On Homoeopathy

Outlook Web Desk

The bills including the National Commission for Homoeopathy (Amendment) Bill, 2021 and the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine (Amendment) Bill, 2021 were passed

13 July, 2021

Cabinet Committee Rejig: Sarbananda Sonowal, Smriti Irani Part Of Political Affairs Panel

Outlook Web Bureau

Union ministers Jyotiraditya Scindia, Narayan Rane and Ashwini Vaishnaw have been included in the Cabinet Committee on Investment and Growth headed by the PM Modi

07 July, 2021

Union Cabinet Expansion: Complete List Of Ministers Sworn-In

Outlook Web Bureau

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Narayan Tatu Rane, former Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and BJP leader Jyotiraditya Scindia took oath as Cabinet ministers today

07 July, 2021

PM Modi Overhauls Cabinet With An Eye On UP And 2024

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The bigger political message of the reshuffle is in the ministers that PM Modi has dropped.

07 July, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal: A Roller-Coaster Journey Leading To A Second Tenure In Modi Cabinet

Outlook Web Desk

Before switching to the saffron camp, Sonowal was Prime Minister Narendra Modi's obvious choice for the job of Assam's chief minister

07 July, 2021

Cabinet Reshuffle: Five Things To Look Out For

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

While the new Team Modi will be unveiled only after 6 pm, here are 5 things to expect in the reshuffle:

09 May, 2021

Himanta Biswa Sarma To Take Oath As Assam Chief Minister Today

Dipankar Roy

Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal had proposed Sarma’s name for the top post at the BJP legislature party meeting

09 May, 2021

BJP Appoints Two Central Observers For Electing Next Assam CM

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leaders Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma are the top contenders for the Assam Chief Minister's office

08 May, 2021

Decision On Assam's Next Chief Minister Likely To Be Taken Tomorrow: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Dipankar Roy

The BJP leadership first held separate meetings with Sarma and Sonowal and then with both of them together.

08 May, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Vs Himanta Biswa Sarma: For BJP In Assam, It's Politics Over Pandemic

Dipankar Roy

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma have been summoned to Delhi by the BJP leadership for a meeting with the party president J P Nadda.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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