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Bharat Jodo Yatra: If you shave you will look like Nehru, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Rahul Gandhi
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Bharat Jodo Yatra: If you shave you will look like Nehru, Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sarma tells Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi grew his beard during the Bharat Jodo Yatra, about which Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma commented that Rahul Gandhi now looks like Saddam Hussain

Assam floods: Centre releases advance of Rs 324 crore from SDRF to help state deal with calamity
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Assam floods: Centre releases advance of Rs 324 crore from SDRF to help state deal with calamity

Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah for releasing an advance of Rs 324 cr and said that the funds will ensure timely relief and rehabilitation of affected citizens

Amit Shah on 3-day Assam visit, to interact with BSF officials at Mankachar border outpost today
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Amit Shah on 3-day Assam visit, to interact with BSF officials at Mankachar border outpost today

Union Home Minister will lay the foundation and take part in the groundbreaking ceremony for CENWOSTO-II (Central Workshop and Stores) for Central Armed Paramilitary Force (CAPF) at Kelenchi in Tamulpur district

Shooting criminals attempting to flee 'should be the pattern', says Himanta Biswa Sarma
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Shooting criminals attempting to flee 'should be the pattern', says Himanta Biswa Sarma

The Assam chief minister, who also holds the home portfolio, said the law allows the police to shoot at accused or criminals if they open fire first or try to escape

Himanta Biswa Sarma to be new Assam CM; credited as man behind BJP's surge in North East
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Himanta Biswa Sarma to be new Assam CM; credited as man behind BJP's surge in North East

In the recently-concluded election, Sarma had secured the Jalukbari seat for the fifth consecutive term

BJP summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma to Delhi for discussions on Assam chief ministership
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BJP summons Sarbananda Sonowal, Himanta Biswa Sarma to Delhi for discussions on Assam chief ministership

The two Assam leaders are expected to meet JP Nadda, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, BL Santhosh and others on Saturday

Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest
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Syeda Anwara Taimur, only woman CM of Assam, passes away at 84 due to cardiac arrest

Taimur occupied the chief minister's office from December 1980 to June 1981 as a member of the Congress

Assam woman sent to detention camp after tribunal declares her ‘foreigner’, son seeks chief minister’s help
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Assam woman sent to detention camp after tribunal declares her ‘foreigner’, son seeks chief minister’s help

A 40-year-old woman residing in Assam's Sonitpur district has been declared a 'foreigner' by a tribunal and has been sent to a detention centre. A Foreigners' Tribunal had declared Amila as a 'foreigner' after she failed to prove that she was the daughter of late Keshab Prashad Gupta, who hailed from Bihar's Nalanda and had shifted to Pratapgarh Tea Estate in Assam in 1948. The woman's son urged Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to take cognisance of the matter and help his mother.

Sarbananda Sonowal directs Assam Police officials to intensify anti-insurgency operations amid ULFA(I) attacks
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Sarbananda Sonowal directs Assam Police officials to intensify anti-insurgency operations amid ULFA(I) attacks

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the law-and-order situation in nine upper Assam districts on Sunday and directed officials that anti-insurgency operations be intensified.

Assam Police personnel's bullet-riddled body found in barrack at CM's residence; high-level probe ordered
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Assam Police personnel's bullet-riddled body found in barrack at CM's residence; high-level probe ordered

The body of Lance Naik Sukleswar Kathar was recovered from the barrack, at Kharghuli in Assam's Guwahati, on Sunday evening.

'Detect, delete and deport': BJP's Ram Madhav says Assam NRC is govt exercise to protect Indians from illegal immigrants
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'Detect, delete and deport': BJP's Ram Madhav says Assam NRC is govt exercise to protect Indians from illegal immigrants

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav said Monday people excluded from the final list of Assam-specific National Register of Citizens would be de-franchised and deported to their country, while Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal suggested that the NRC be implemented across India.

Assam NRC row: Lone woman chief minister from state Syeda Anowara Taimur's name missing from final draft
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Assam NRC row: Lone woman chief minister from state Syeda Anowara Taimur's name missing from final draft

The name of Assam's lone woman chief minister Syeda Anowara Taimur, who is residing in Australia, is missing from the NRC and she plans to return home to initiate the process of enlisting herself and her family in the register of citizens of the state.

Sarbananda Sonowal launches web portal 'Assam Darpan' to provide details of govt schemes
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Sarbananda Sonowal launches web portal 'Assam Darpan' to provide details of govt schemes

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday launched a web portal 'Assam Darpan' where details of government schemes and projects would be available to the people

Republic Day: After seven blasts rock Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal says fight against insurgency will continue
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Republic Day: After seven blasts rock Assam, CM Sarbananda Sonowal says fight against insurgency will continue

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Thursday said the government will continue to fight insurgency and people of the state are united against it.

Ulfa releases video of BJP leader Ratneswar Moran's son appealing for his release; demands Rs 1 crore
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Ulfa releases video of BJP leader Ratneswar Moran's son appealing for his release; demands Rs 1 crore

The anti-talk faction of Ulfa militants on Monday released video footage of a youth abducted from Assam and demanded a ransom of Rs 1 crore.

PM Modi neglected Assam during cabinet expansion, says ex-CM Tarun Gogoi
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PM Modi neglected Assam during cabinet expansion, says ex-CM Tarun Gogoi

Former Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday criticised the expansion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's council of ministers, saying Assam has been neglected in the process.

Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as Assam's chief minister in presence of BJP bigwigs
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Sarbananda Sonowal takes oath as Assam's chief minister in presence of BJP bigwigs

Sarbananda Sonowal becomes the new chief minister of Assam in presence of BJP bigwigs

Infiltration and allies: Not an easy road ahead for Assam CM Sonowal
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Infiltration and allies: Not an easy road ahead for Assam CM Sonowal

Assam Chief Minister SarbanandaSonowal has a difficult road ahead. He not only has to deliver on the major promises made during the election campaign, he has to keep the BJP's alliance partners happy

NDA govt's development work of two years will be written in golden words: Amit Shah
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NDA govt's development work of two years will be written in golden words: Amit Shah

BJP President Amit Shah said NDA government's two years in office at the Centre will be written in "golden words" in history for the many developmental works