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Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam CM Hands Out Instructions For Procuring 10 Lakh MT Of Paddy

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Biswa Sarma, who held a meeting with various stakeholders, directed the agencies to open more paddy procurement centres.

Nagaland: NSF, NPF To Demand AFSPA Repeal Through ‘Democratic Agitations’

Dec 31, 2021 PTI

Nagaland: The Centre has reconsidered its latest extension of the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) by six months in the state, amidst the row over the killing of 14 civilians by the security forces in the state.


Diego Maradona's Lost Watch Found In Assam, How CM Himanta Biswa Sarma Helped Trace

The accused person was working as a security guard at a company in Dubai in UAE that was storing the belongings of Diego Maradona. After working for a few days at the company, the accused returned to Assam in August.

3 More Killed In Encounter In Assam, Police Says Attempted Bank Robbery

Aug 22, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The death toll in purported police encounters in the state rose to 20 with this incident, while 31 persons have been left injured.


Arunachal Pradesh CM Says Working To Resolve Border Dispute With Assam

Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu said he has said already spoken to his Assam counterpart Himanta Biswa Sarma over the issue.

09 August, 2021

Assam CM Interacts With PM Modi, Union Transport Minister

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The chief minister had the interactions over various developmental works and issues concerning the state.


13 July, 2021

Stringent Two-Child Norm: Thoughtlessness Of Our Policy Thinkers Exposed

Mohan Rao

Assam and Uttar Pradesh have joined the long list of dismal states that advocate a stringent two-child norm in population policy.


07 July, 2021

Assam CM Announces Major Forest Reforms To Prevent Mishaps

Outlook Web Desk

Himanta Biswa Sarma said, accountability will be fixed and strict action will be taken against erring officials if forests are put at risk.


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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.

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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.

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