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Sarbananda Sonowal

Citizenship Law Protests: Curfew Relaxed In Guwahati; Mamata Appeals For Peace In Bengal

Dec 15, 2019 Outlook Web Bureau

Long queues were seen outside shops at several places, including Dispur, Uzan Bazar, Chandmari, Silpukhuri and Zoo Road in Guwahati town.

'Will Not Tolerate Violence': Assam CM Warns Protesters Against Committing Vandalism

Dec 13, 2019 PTI

CM Sarbananda Sonowal said strong action will be taken against people involved in vandalism.

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All trains to Assam and Tripura have been cancelled along with most flights in the region amid intensifying protests.

Protesters Against Citizenship Bill Defy Curfew In Assam As Army Conducts Flag March

Dec 12, 2019 PTI

Guwahati was placed under indefinite curfew last night while the Army was called in at four places.

CAB Protests: Two Civilians Killed In Police Firing In Assam; Internet Shutdown, Curfew In Shillong

Police resorted to aerial firing at several places to disperse people protesting against the Citizenship Bill.

11 December, 2019

Assam CM Sonowal Stuck At Guwahati Airport Amid Protests Against Citizenship Bill

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam witnessed violent protests on Wednesday against the Citizenship Amendment Bill.

11 December, 2019

Northeast Plunges Into Chaos As Citizenship Bill Protests Turn Violent; CRPF, Army Called In

Outlook Web Bureau

Security forces fired teargas shells and rubber bullets at protesters at several places in Assam.

23 September, 2019

Chopper Carrying Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal Makes Emergency Landing


Sonowal, who was travelling from Guwahati to Lakhimpur, had a narrow escape when the pilot of the chopper found it difficult to cross some hills at Banderdewa near Assam-Arunachal Pradesh border due to thick clouds.

01 September, 2019

After NRC In Assam, BJP Will Have To Tread Cautiously In Bengal

Rajat Roy

Realising that the outcome of the final list might be counter-productive for them, the BJP in Assam is now changing tracks. Yet, in Bengal, the same party is clamouring for NRC.

30 August, 2019

'Biggest Test Of My Life': Worried Assamese Await Publication Of NRC

Abdul Gani

The NRC is being updated for the first time after 1951 in the state under the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and it has left out more than 41 lakh people of the 3.29 crore applicants so far.

30 August, 2019

LIVE UPDATES | 19 Lakh People Excluded From Final NRC, Govt To Set Up 400 Foreigners' Tribunals

Outlook Web Bureau

Final government's National Register of Citizens (NRC) list is all set to be published on the stipulated date of August 31. Catch all the latest updates here.

30 August, 2019

Assam CM Sonowal Asks People Not To Panic Ahead Of Final NRC


When the draft NRC was published on July 30 last year, there was a huge controversy over the exclusion of 40.7 lakh people from it.

15 August, 2019

'Re-verification Plea In SC To Ensure Error-free NRC': Assam CM Sonowal on Independence Day


Hoisting the national flag at the main function of the 73rd Independence Day celebration, Sonowal said the state government is committed to ensure safety of every genuine Indian citizen living in Assam.

14 June, 2019

Assam BJP's Social Media Team Members Arrested For Posts Against CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Outlook Web Bureau

While Nitumoni Bora and Nani Gopal Dutta were arrested in the last 24 hours, the house of another member, Hemanta Baruah, was also raided by the police on Wednesday night.

28 March, 2019

Tarun Gogoi Has Reached Understanding With Badruddin Ajmal to Ensure Son's Victory: Amit Shah

Outlook Web Bureau

BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at the Congress and said the former Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi has reached an understanding with AIUDF chief Badruddin Ajmal to ensure his son Gaurav Gogoi's victory in the coming Lok Sabha elections in the state.

04 February, 2019

Campaign Over Citizenship Bill Seeks To Derail Development: Assam CM Sonowal

Outlook Web Bureau

Assam Chief Minister Sarbanada Sonowal has assured the people that the land, culture, language of the indigenous people are fully safe in the hands of the present government.

20 January, 2019

Citizenship Bill Will Not Hamper Interests Of Indigenous Communities: Assam CM

Outlook Web Bureau

'This is a lie. We are not going to betray the people of Assam. The truth is that the bill is not enabling any foreigner to come in Assam', said Sonowal.

03 November, 2018

Assam CM Ensures Strong Action Against Killing Of Bengali-Speaking Workers

Outlook Web Bureau

Expressing his discontent over the killing of innocent people, Sonowal termed it as an act of cowardice.

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.

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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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