Saturday, 29 January, 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

Apple needs to break out of its comfort zone with bold mega deals à la Microsoft

Historically, large M&A hasn’t been Apple’s style. However, with its resources, the company can certainly take the risk to transform its business and expand its capabilities.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.

Defence

Representational image of Indian Navy ships | Photo: Commons

India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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