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Assam CM discusses gamut of security, important issues with Rajnath Singh

Guwahati, Mar 26 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal had a detailed discussion with Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on a gamut of security and other important issues concerning the State and its people at the latter’s official residence in New Delhi on Sunday.

Sonowal condoles death of folk music singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee

Guwahati, Mar 7 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal condoled the untimely death of folk singer Kalika Prasad Bhattacharjee who died in a road accident in West Bengal on Tuesday.

Assam CM directs enquiry into Silapathar incident

Guwahati, Mar 7 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Tuesday directed Additional Chief Secretary V.B. Pyarelal to enquire into the incident of attack on the All Assam Students Union (AASU) office in Silapathar by miscreants on Monday and submit report within one month.

Assam CM directs all departments to utilize govt. fund within Mar 31

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IBNS) : In a bid to expedite the utilization of central funds, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal issued stern directions to all government departments to complete proper utilization of the same within Mar 31, 2017.

Centre to set up nine new Passport Seva Kendras in Assam

Guwahati, Feb 24 (IBNS): Union Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh on Friday said the Centre will set up nine new Passport Seva Kendras including at Diphu, Nagaon, Dibrugarh, Silchar in Assam.

Sonowal inaugurates Cancer Hospital in Guwahati Medical College

Guwahati, Feb 17 (IBNS): Saying that economically weaker cancer patients can now avail quality treatment here in the state, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said that newly constructed Cancer Hospital in Guwahati Medical College and Hospital would be able to bring a ray of hope to all those people suffering from the deadly disease who cannot afford to outside the state for treatment.

Karbis have immense contributions to great Assamese society: Sonowal

Guwahati, Feb 16 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that Karbi Anglong is a district of Assam which is full of potentiality and possibilities.

Lawyers are the voice of conscience of the society : Sonowal

Guwahati, Feb 12 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday said lawyers act as the voice of conscience of the society and that is why the lawyers need to be steadfast in their objective to uphold the justice delivery system and maintain rule of law in the society.

Take appropriate action to free Satras land from encroachers : Assam CM directs all district administration

Guwahati, Feb 12 (IBNS) : Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed the all district administration to free the Satras (16th century Vaishnavite monasteries) land from the encroachers across the state.

Sonowal directs his colleague ministers not to appoint any person outside government as personal staff

Guwahati, Feb 2 (IBNS): Following the alleged involvement of a cabinet minister of the Assam government in a graft case, state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday directed that no Minister and Minister of State should appoint any person outside the government in his or her personal staff or any other position where he or she has anything to do with the Government.

No difference between my work and a sweeper's work: Assam CM

Guwahati, Feb 2 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said that there is no difference between his work and that of a sweeper's work, as both are engaged in cleaning the society.

Assam CM terms Union Budget 2017-18 as pro-poor, pro-farmer, welfare and growth oriented

Guwahati, Feb 1 (IBNS) : Hailing the 2017-2018 Union Budget, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal described it as “pro-poor, pro-farmer, welfare and growth-oriented” and said it has something for every section of the society.

After Sonowal's convoy stopped in traffic snarls, Assam govt decides to open 2nd Saraighat bridge on Jan 28

Guwahati, Jan 18 (IBNS) : While the speed of the Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal's convoy was stoped in the traffic snarls in the two lane Saraighat bridge over the Brahmaputra river on Tuesday evening, the state government on Wednesday decided to open the second Saraighat bridge in this month.

Indo-Bhutan international Highway to come up soon: Assam CM

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS): Assam Chief Minsiter Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that the state government is in consultation with the Union Ministry of Highways, Road Transport and Shipping to draw up a roadmap for construction of an international highway connecting India with Bhutan through BTAD.

Assam cabinet expansion likely to be made next week by inducting eight new ministers

Guwahati, Dec 28 (IBNS) : The much awaited cabinet expansion of Sarbananda Sonowal-led Assam government is likely to be made before the Bhogali bihu festival which will start from Jan 14 next.