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

May 08, 2021 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

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

May 08, 2021 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

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

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.

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

May 02, 2021 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

Congress Urges EC To File FIRs Against JP Nadda, Sonowal For Ads Claiming BJP’s Win In Assam

Randeep Surjewala told reporters that the advertisements have been presented in a manner on the front page of every newspaper 'to prejudice the minds of the voters of Assam'.

27 March, 2021

Assam Polls: 77% Voter Turnout Recorded In First Phase

Outlook Web Bureau

Joint Chief Electoral Officer Rahul Ch Das said that polling passed off peacefully across the state and there was no report of any untoward incident.

13 March, 2021

Assam Assembly Polls: Srmiti Irani Calls Congress 'Most Corrupt Party'

Outlook Web Bureau

Only BJP is the party, which works for the benefit of the poor. The BJP government has worked tirelessly for the people in tea gardens across the state, said the Union Textiles Minister

08 March, 2021

People Of Assam Eager To Re-Elect BJP: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP leader Sarbananda Sonowal also claimed that the BJP will win at least 100 seats in the 126-member Assam legislative Assembly.

22 February, 2021

Watch: Vivek Oberoi Asking Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal, Why Are You Still Single?

Outlook Web Bureau

While delivering a speech in Majuli, actor Vivek Oberoi lauded the key projects of Assam under the leadership of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.

23 January, 2021

Ahead of Modi-Shah Visit; AASU Protests Against CAA, Faces Lathicharge By Police

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The AASU protesters shouted slogans against Modi, Shah and Sonowal and demanded that the CAA and EIA be repealed.

10 January, 2021

Free Ride: Assam CM Flags Off Free Bus Service For Women, Senior Citizens In Guwahati

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As part of the Bhraman Sarathi Scheme, Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal flagged off 25 new pink buses meant for exclusive use by women and senior citizens in Guwahati

19 November, 2020

Editors Guild Of India Raises Concern Over Attacks On Scribes In Assam


Journalists in Assam have been subjected to mob attacks, intimidation and threats

21 October, 2020

Kaziranga National Park Opens For Tourists After 7 Months

Abdul Gani

The park, set up as a reserve forest in 1908, usually shuts in May for floods but had to be closed down in March for the pandemic.

02 October, 2020

Assam Launches Cyber Safety Awareness Campaign


The 'CyberSafety' campaign will be jointly conducted by the Assam Police and cyber-security think tank Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF).

01 October, 2020

Wishes Pour In As President Ram Nath Kovind Turns 75

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted President Ram Nath Kovind on the latter’s 75th birthday and praised him for his service to the nation.

28 September, 2020

Assam’s Lone Woman CM, Syeda Anwara Taimur Passes Away

Abdul Gani

According to family members, Syeda Anwara Taimur was suffering from a prolonged illness. She was living with her son in Australia for the last several years.

27 January, 2020

Government Signs Peace Pact With Bodo Militant Group NDFB, Student's Union ABSU


The accord will give political rights and economic packages to the Bodo tribals living in Assam.

20 December, 2019

Assam CM Sonowal Invites Anti-CAA Protest Leaders For Talks, Internet Services Resume

Outlook Web Bureau

'Problems can only be solved through discussions,' the chief minister said.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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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