Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSarbananda Sonowal

Topic: Sarbananda Sonowal

Northeast needs more Ayush colleges, Modi govt has increased financial assistance: Sonowal

Under the National Ayush Mission (NAM), the Centre has now given Rs 70 crore to state governments to open Ayush colleges, up from Rs 9 crore, Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said.

Centre, Assam govt committed to building Jorhat-Majuli bridge in 4 years: Sarbananda Sonowal

Former Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal's statement came two days after a boat headed to Majuli sank in the Brahmaputra river after hitting a ferry in Jorhat district, killing one person.

‘Aaj phoolon ka mala, kal joote ka’ — Minister Sonowal on politicians & political fortunes

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

AYUSH ministry launches ‘Yoga-Break’ app for professionals to de-stress at workplace

Union Minister of AYUSH Sarbanand Sonowal while launching the mobile application said it has been developed to give solace to employees experiencing physical issues due to their jobs.

5 ministers, including a first from Tripura — how Team Modi revamp boosts BJP’s NE mission

On Wednesday, PM Modi inducted a record five Northeast leaders into his Council of Ministers — two cabinet ministers and three ministers of state.

BJP has now fully embraced the Congress culture. Assam saga is the latest example

BJP took a week to choose between Himanta Sarma and Sarbananda Sonowal, summoning them to Delhi, and then just read out the decision to them. It's a Congress culture.

How Himanta Biswa Sarma shook off Congress ‘snub’ and rose to become Assam CM

When Himanta Biswa Sarma left Congress in 2015, then CM Tarun Gogoi called it 'good riddance'. His comment hasn't aged well.

Himanta Biswa Sarma meets JP Nadda & Amit Shah amid speculation over next Assam CM

Both Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Sarma were on Friday called to New Delhi by the BJP central leadership, apparently to discuss the leadership issue of the next government.

Sarbananda Sonowal & Himanta Biswa Sarma summoned to Delhi to discuss CM issue

In the results announced for the 126-member Assam assembly last Sunday, the BJP won 60 seats and its alliance partners AGP 9 and UPPL six seats.

BJP to retain power in Assam, says CM Sonowal as trends show NDA ahead in 77 seats

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal said BJP is coming back to power with its partners AGP and UPPL and exuded confidence of the coalition bagging 100 out of 119 seats.

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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