Wednesday, 30 November, 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.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.