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

Sep 28, 2021 Dipankar Roy

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

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

Sep 28, 2021 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


Sarbananda Sonowal Files Nomination For RS Polls

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.

BJP Nominates Sarbananda Sonowal, L Murugan For Rajya Sabha Bypolls

Sep 18, 2021 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.


Parliament Passes Bills On Homoeopathy

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.


08 May, 2021

Assam Govt Formation: Himanta Biswa Sarma Meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Following summons of the BJP top brass, incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and state home minister Himanta Biswa Sarma arrived in Delhi on Saturday


08 May, 2021

Assam Govt Formation: BJP Summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma To Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The saffron party has to choose between incumbent Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal and the state health minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for the top post to lead the new Assam cabinet


07 May, 2021

Sarbananda Sonowal Or Himanta Biswa Sarma? BJP Faces A Tough Choice In Assam

Dipankar Roy

BJP has no reason to remove the incumbent chief minister, Sarbananda Sonowal but Himanta Biswa Sarma is an influential leader in the region who powered BJP's rule in Assam.


02 May, 2021

NDA To Retain Power In Assam, Congress Likely To Improve Seat Tally

Dipankar Roy

While it is clear that the NDA will enjoy another term in Assam, as per current trends, the saffron alliance might end up winning lesser seats compared to its 2016 tally


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Border Security Force (BSF) jawans patrol along the India-Pakistan International Border, on the outskirts of Jammu.

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the 'Prashasan Gaon Ke Sang' campaign, at Nimbola Biswa village in Nagaur district.

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Members of the Muslim community conduct Friday prayers in an open site amid heavy police presence, during protests by residents and members of various pro-Hindu organisations, at Sector 12 area, in Gurugram.

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Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan presents a memonto to President Ram Nath Kovind at Raj Bhawan, in Patna.

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A worker arranges lanterns at a shop ahead of the Diwali festival, in Thane.

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