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Sarbananda Sonowal: Indian politician
Sarbananda Sonowal is an Indian politician and current Chief Minister of Assam, Sonowal also served as the Union Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs, Government of India. He was elected as the Chief Minister of Assam in 2016.

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Corruption is flourishing in Assam under CM Sonowal's protection: Bhupesh Baghel [Video]

Corruption is flourishing in Assam under CM Sonowal's protection: Bhupesh Baghel

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on February 28 alleged that the corruption in Assam is flourishing under the protection of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. "A syndicate is running in..

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Hima Das appointed DSP Assam | What next in sports career? | Oneindia News [Video]

Hima Das appointed DSP Assam | What next in sports career? | Oneindia News

Sprinter Hima Das has been appointed the Deputy Superintendent of Police in Assam. CM Sarbananda sonowal said that she has made the state proud with her achievements in the national and international..

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Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police, says 'will continue athletics career' [Video]

Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police, says 'will continue athletics career'

Star sprinter Hima Das was formally inducted as Deputy Superintendent of Assam Police on Friday. CM Sarbananda Sonowal presented the appointment letter to Hima at an event in Guwahati. The athlete has..

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Sprinter Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police [Video]

Sprinter Hima Das inducted as DSP in Assam Police

Ace sprinter Hima Das has been inducted as a Deputy Superintendent (DSP) in Assam Police. The event took place in Assam's Guwahati on February 26. Speaking to ANI, Hima Das said, "This has come as a..

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Assam ditched violence image, today it's known for development, education: Amit Shah [Video]

Assam ditched violence image, today it's known for development, education: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Maha Mrityunjay Temple in Assam's Nagaon on February 25 for 'Pran Pratishtha Mahotsav'. He said, "Assam that was known for agitations, weapons and violence is now..

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Assam govt increases wage of tea workers by Rs 80 [Video]

Assam govt increases wage of tea workers by Rs 80

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on February 20 announced an increase in wages of tea labours by Rs. 80. The total wage of each tea garden workers in Assam will now be Rs 318. CM Sarbananda..

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PM Modi launches 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' project in Assam [Video]

PM Modi launches 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' project in Assam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched multiple development initiatives in poll bound Assam on February 18. The Prime Minister launched the 'Mahabahu-Brahmaputra' bridge and laid the foundation stone..

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Sonowal govt running syndicates in Assam: Chhattisgarh CM in Guwahati [Video]

Sonowal govt running syndicates in Assam: Chhattisgarh CM in Guwahati

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel said that the BJP government in Assam has been operating a systematic syndicate in the state. While briefing the media at Hotel Pallacio Grand in Guwahati,..

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Assam CM provides financial aids to artistes hit by COVID-19 [Video]

Assam CM provides financial aids to artistes hit by COVID-19

Chief Minister of Assam Sarbananda Sonowal presented Silpi Sambordhona to mobile theatre artists, technicians, and other artists in a function held at Srimanta Sankaradeva Kalakshetra on Feb 13. During..

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Sitharaman, CM Sonowal attend 3rd phase of 'Assam Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Scheme' [Video]

Sitharaman, CM Sonowal attend 3rd phase of 'Assam Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Scheme'

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal attended the launch of third phase of 'Assam Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Scheme' in Guwahati on February 06. Health..

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Assam govt distributes 29,701 appointment letters to teachers [Video]

Assam govt distributes 29,701 appointment letters to teachers

Education Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma along with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal distributed 29,701 appointment letters in a ceremony at Sarusajai stadium in Guwahati. According to reports,..

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Assam CM inspects preparation in Dhekiajuli ahead of PM Modi's visit [Video]

Assam CM inspects preparation in Dhekiajuli ahead of PM Modi's visit

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra's Modi visit, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inspected the preparations in Dhekiajuli on February 04. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Dhekiajuli..

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Budget 2021-22: Assam gets Rs 34,000 crore for road development [Video]

Budget 2021-22: Assam gets Rs 34,000 crore for road development

To boost roads connectivity in Assam, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Monday, while presenting the Union Budget 2021-22, allocated Rs 34,000 crore for the development of roads and national..

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Newly-launched 'Pink Buses' to ensure safety of women, senior citizens in Guwahati [Video]

Newly-launched 'Pink Buses' to ensure safety of women, senior citizens in Guwahati

Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated 25 pink buses for women and senior citizens in Guwahati. The objective is to provide safe and free service to the citizens. 'Pink' colour will help..

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Assam, Northeast neglected for decades, Delhi now not too distant from Dispur: PM Modi

Accusing the governments that ruled India for decades since Independence of neglecting Assam and the northeast, PM Modi on Monday reaffirmed his commitment to the development of the region. Modi, who..
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BJP will return to power in Assam as it worked for all-round development of state: Nadda

BJP national president J P Nadda on Monday asserted that his party will return to power in Assam in the upcoming elections, bagging over 100 of 126 assembly seats, as the Sarbananda Sonowal-led..
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BJP dumps its coalition partner in Assam, picks up new one to rule an autonomous body

The BJP on Sunday virtually dumped one of its coalition partners in Assam, the BPF, and picked up a new ally to gain majority and rule the Bodoland Territorial Council (BTC), a self-governing body in..
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Congress in Assam seeks 'Grand Alliance' to take on BJP-led govt in 2021 polls

The opposition Congress in Assam on Tuesday called for a 'Grand Alliance' of all non-BJP parties, including the AIUDF, to oust the Sarbananda Sonowal-led government in next year's assembly elections.
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal inspects flood-affected areas, meets people

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday inspected flood-affected areas and met the flood-hit people in Solmari and Rangia. According to Assam Chief Minister's Office (CMO), Sonwal took..
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PM Modi speaks to seven CMs on floods, Covid-19 situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to the chief ministers of seven states to take stock of the flood situation and also the management of the coronavirus in their respective states. Assam and..
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PM Modi assures to extend help to Assam: CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has assured to extend all support to Assam which is battling floods, oil well fire and coronavirus pandemic, said chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday following a..
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PM Modi speaks with Assam CM over floods

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday spoke with Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal over the flood situation in the state and assured him of all help from the Centre.
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal flags off pumpkin consignment to Dubai


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Workers will help society win against coronavirus: Assam CM on May Day

"Solidarity & Support. Saluting the fighting spirit of all workers on International #LabourDay. Today, when the world faces an unprecedented crisis, it is your strength and resilience that will take us..
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MHA panel submits report to CM Sarbananda Sonowal


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PM Modi urged to withdraw heinous cases against NDFB leaders

Mohilary, who was himself a militant till 2003, made the request at an official function held here to celebrate the signing of the Bodo accord. Modi, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and..
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PM Modi arrives in Guwahati ahead of Kokrajhar rally

Prime Minister Modi was welcomed by Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi among others. Large numbers of locals have gathered at the rally ground, in Bodo-dominated..
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Ulfa (I) claims responsibility for Assam blasts

The proscribed Myanmar-based anti-talk Ulfa (I) faction led by Paresh Baruah has claimed responsibility for the four blasts in upper Assam districts on Sunday morning as the country celebrated the 71st..
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Five explosions hit Assam on Republic day, CM Sonowal condemns 'cowardly attempt' to create terror

The Assam police are investigating the matter.
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Govt to sign accord with dreaded Bodo militant group NDFB on Monday

The tripartite agreement will be signed in the presence of Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal by top leadership of the four factions of the NDFB, Joint Secretary..
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Quit BJP, form 'anti-CAA' govt, remain CM: Cong to Sonowal

Opposition leader in Assam assembly Debabrata Saikia on Saturday asked CM Sarbananda Sonowal to quit BJP and form an alternate govt in the state with Congress support. "In view of the current situation..
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Protests intensify in Assam after Centre notifies CAA

"On Thursday, chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma went to New Delhi to meet Union home minister Amit Shah and the very next day the notification was issued. This..
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AASU accuses Sarbananda Sonowal's govt of betraying people's mandate


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Congress dares PM Modi to dismiss Sarbananda Sonowal for criticising CAA

The Congress on Thursday dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dismiss his own chief minister for openly opposing the Citizenship Amendment Act and to declare him an "anti-national" for doing so...
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CAA will not affect interests of indigenous Assamese: Sarbananda Sonowal


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Protests against CAA across Assam

Tens of thousands of people hit the streets across Assam on Tuesday at the call of AASU, Congress and several other groups to peacefully protest against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act. The..
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AASU accuses Modi, Shah and Sonowal of misleading people

All Assam Students Union(AASU) on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union home minister Amit Shah and chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal of misleading people that their identity, language..
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No one from Bangladesh will get to enter Assam by means of amended Citizenship Act: Sarbananda Sonowal

Allaying fears of the state's indigenous population, who are wary that the law would threaten their identity, Sonowal said "not a single person of Bangladesh will get to enter Assam through CAA". "Only..
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Anti-CAA protests in Assam: Internet restored today; no threat to 'language' or 'identity', says CM Soniwal

Meanwhile, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal assured the people of Assam that there will be no threat to their "language" or "identity" due to the passing of the contentious bill.
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Convince PM to solve ongoing crisis: 12 BJP MLAs to Sonowal


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Call upon all sections of society to thwart elements misleading people in Assam on CAA: Sonowal

"We are committed to protect all genuine Indian citizens and the rights of the people of Assam. I call upon all sections of the society to thwart the elements who are misleading the people on #CAA and..
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Negligible number of people to benefit from amended Citizenship Act: Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Saturday said the number of people to be benefited by the amended Citizenship Act will be "very negligible". The exact number of those people will be..
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Aasu, indigenous groups not behind violence: Assam CM

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday stood up for the All Assam Students' Union (Aasu) and various indigenous groups protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, saying the spiral of..
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Indefinite curfew imposed in Guwahati, violent protests in Assam over Citizenship Amendment Bill

Earlier, CM Sarbananda Sonowal was left stranded at Guwahati airport for hours on Wednesday.
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Amid violent protests in Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal stranded at Guwahati airport

Sonowal, who landed at Guwahati from Tezpur, was stuck as the protesters gathered outside the airport.
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‘Five lakh Bengali Hindu NRC rejects will get citizenship’

The remaining — over 13 lakh, including seven lakh Muslims — people will have to approach the foreigners tribunals to establish their eligibility for getting Indian citizenship. On Monday, Assam..
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Sarbananda Sonowal cites Bengali Hindu migrant break-up, slams ‘misinformation’

Seeking to allay fears that Assam would bear the brunt of a fresh influx of immigrants from Bangladesh if and when the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill becomes a law, Sonowal said 1.5 lakh Bengali Hindu..
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Visitors from Assam harassed by other Northeastern states after NRC: Debabrata Saikia to Sonowal


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No person excluded from NRC be treated 'foreigner' till tribunal's verdict: Sarbananda Sonowal


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NRC: Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal asks people not to panic; govt to provide legal aid to poor


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Sarbananda Sonowal condoles death of Arun Jaitley


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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal apprises Amit Shah on NRC, seeks additional forces for Assam


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Prime Minister speaks to Assam chief minister, takes stock of flood situation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal and took stock of the flood situation in the state, where the deluge has claimed 11 lives this year while millions..
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Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal meets Home Minister Amit Shah, discuss NRC

The government is updating its list of citizens of Assam as part of efforts to tackle the problem of illegal immigrants
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Sonowal meets Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh, discusses Assam situation


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