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The highest 17 cases were reported from Cachar, which faced violent clashes between the people of Assam and Mizoram, Patowary said on behalf of Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who also holds the Home portfolio.(ANI)

Assam says neighbouring states encroached on its land 56 times in 2020

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2020 06:32 PM IST
In a written reply to a query by Leader of Opposition Debabrata Saikia, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said that these 56 cases of land encroachments were reported across 11 districts since January 1 this year.
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The bus was travelling from Sapatgram to Dhubri, while the truck was on its way to Guwahati.(HT file photo for representation)
The bus was travelling from Sapatgram to Dhubri, while the truck was on its way to Guwahati.(HT file photo for representation)

7 killed, 20 injured as bus rams into truck in Assam

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar | Dhubri, Assam
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 06:54 AM IST
The accident happened at Chataguri near Panbari area under the jurisdiction of Bogribari police station.
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Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)
Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)

After Bodoland Territorial Council poll, BJP to gain majority in Assam polls, says Amit Shah

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2020 01:00 AM IST
Addressing a public rally in Assam’s Kamrup district, Shah said the state has embarked on a journey of peace and development under chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and state finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma.
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Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, addresses a press conference.(ANI)
Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal, addresses a press conference.(ANI)

News updates from Hindustan Times: 63 insurgents surrender in front of Assam CM Sonowal and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 08:59 AM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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A large number of arms and ammunition, including assault rifles, pistols, grenades, etc, were handed over by the rebels from ULFA-I, United Peoples’ Revolutionary Front (UPRF), Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) and Peoples’ Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK). (Photo @CMOfficeAssam)
A large number of arms and ammunition, including assault rifles, pistols, grenades, etc, were handed over by the rebels from ULFA-I, United Peoples’ Revolutionary Front (UPRF), Dimasa National Liberation Army (DNLA) and Peoples’ Democratic Council of Karbi Longri (PDCK). (Photo @CMOfficeAssam)

63 insurgents give up arms in Assam, CM Sonowal welcomes them

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2020 08:34 AM IST
This was the third major laying down of arms ceremony by rebels in Assam this year.
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The case against the BTC member is at framing of charges stage and trial is yet to begin.(File Photo/Representational)
The case against the BTC member is at framing of charges stage and trial is yet to begin.(File Photo/Representational)

Assam: GSP member elected to BTC is an accused in minor’s rape case

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 09:50 AM IST
Das was arrested last year on various charges including provisions of Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. He was released on bail a few months later.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal(PTI)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal(PTI)

Working to transform Guwahati as gateway to Southeast Asia: CM Sonowal

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni | Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 01:19 PM IST
Speaking at the annual general meeting of the Indian Chamber of Commerce, Sonowal said the state is eyeing the ASEAN market, besides the BBIN (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal).
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Assam epitome of Hindu-Muslim unity: CM Sonowal in foreword of Zafri’s new book(Twitter/zafrimn/sarbanandsonwal)
Assam epitome of Hindu-Muslim unity: CM Sonowal in foreword of Zafri’s new book(Twitter/zafrimn/sarbanandsonwal)

Assam epitome of Hindu-Muslim unity: CM Sonowal on new book ‘The Identity Quotient: The Story of the Assamese Muslims’

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 09:44 AM IST
CM Sarbananda Sonowal calls Zafri Mudasser Nofil’s new book, The Identity Quotient: The Story of the Assamese Muslims, an informing and inspiring read as it significantly highlights the Assamese Muslims and their lineage to the medieval period when Muslim rulers and generals invaded the region
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New Delhi: IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria being presented memento by Japanese Chief of Staff of Air Force, General Izutsu Shunji during their meeting in New Delhi.(PTI)
New Delhi: IAF Chief Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria being presented memento by Japanese Chief of Staff of Air Force, General Izutsu Shunji during their meeting in New Delhi.(PTI)

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9pm: IAF chief, Japanese counterpart discuss enhancing cooperation, interoperability and all the latest news

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
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Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laying the foundation stone of the martyrs’ memorial in Guwahati on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal laying the foundation stone of the martyrs’ memorial in Guwahati on Thursday. (HT Photo)

Memorial for those killed in Assam Agitation, CM Sonowal lays foundation stone

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:37 PM IST
In Assam, December 10 is marked as Swahid Diwas (Martyrs’ Day) to mark the death of Khargeswar Talukdar, the first person who was killed in the agitation in 1979 in Bhabanipur.
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Tarun Gogoi was cremated at the Nabagraha crematorium in the presence of thousands of the late leader’s supporters, dignitaries and party workers with a 21 gun-salute.(Sourced: Ripun Bora, president, Assam Congress)
Tarun Gogoi was cremated at the Nabagraha crematorium in the presence of thousands of the late leader’s supporters, dignitaries and party workers with a 21 gun-salute.(Sourced: Ripun Bora, president, Assam Congress)

Last rites of former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi conducted in Guwahati with state honours

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 04:18 PM IST
The 84-year-old passed away on Monday at Guwahati Medical College Hospital (GMCH) after battling Covid-19 and complications related to the disease for nearly three months
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Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.(HT file)
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal.(HT file)

Parents, teachers should work together to promote children’s rights: Assam CM Sonowal

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 11:24 AM IST
Interacting with a delegation of children and officials under the banner of UNICEF, the chief minister exhorted the need for dialogues and translating them into actions for building a better world for children where they will be free from violence.
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Children taking part in a poster-making initiative during their stay in Guwahati to prepare a manifesto.(Utpal Parashar/HT PHOTO)
Children taking part in a poster-making initiative during their stay in Guwahati to prepare a manifesto.(Utpal Parashar/HT PHOTO)

‘We don’t vote, but hear our voices’, Assam children tell parties ahead of polls

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 18, 2020 11:08 PM IST
The children will meet Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on November 20 on the occasion of World Children’s Day and hand over their manifesto to him.
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Parag Bhuyan.(Source: Facebook)
Parag Bhuyan.(Source: Facebook)

Assam journalist killed in hit-and-run case; TV channel alleges murder

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 08:36 AM IST
Police arrest two people from Arunachal Pradesh; chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal orders CID probe
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Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.(HT file)
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami.(HT file)

Abetment to suicide case: Assam CM reaches out to Thackeray, seeks better security for Arnab

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2020 08:44 AM IST
Sarbananda Sonowal’s request came after the family of Goswami, who hails from Assam, met him over alleged inadequate security cover for the journalist
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Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami alleged life threats after he was arrested on November 4 from his Lower Parel house. A week later on November 11, Goswami got bail.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)
Republic TV editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami alleged life threats after he was arrested on November 4 from his Lower Parel house. A week later on November 11, Goswami got bail.(Satish Bate/HT Photo)

Family members of Arnab Goswami meet Assam CM, Sonowal speaks to Uddhav Thackeray

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 05:44 PM IST
Thackeray assured Sonowal that he would do the needful for the security of Goswami.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sent the details of the death of a resident of the state in Mizoram police custody to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal sent the details of the death of a resident of the state in Mizoram police custody to Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(PTI)

Assam resident dies in Mizoram police custody, CM Sonowal writes to Amit Shah

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON NOV 03, 2020 08:19 AM IST
While the Assam Police claimed that the man was abducted, the Mizoram Police said that he was a drug deal who was caught entering the state and died at a health facility.
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Schools in Assam are set to reopen from Monday(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)
Schools in Assam are set to reopen from Monday(Sanchit Khanna/HT file photo)

Assam schools reopen from Monday after 7 months: All you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2020 07:14 AM IST
The state government said that students of Class 6 and above will go to school from November 2, but only after consent from their parents.
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Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma heads the Group of Ministers formed by CM Sarbananda Sonowal in January 2019 to submit its final report on the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status of the six communities in the state.
Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma heads the Group of Ministers formed by CM Sarbananda Sonowal in January 2019 to submit its final report on the Scheduled Tribe (ST) status of the six communities in the state.

Deadline for report on ST status for 6 Assam communities ends today. Here’s what you need to know

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 03:08 PM IST
The Group of Ministers had been tasked by the central government to counsel on the rights and privileges of the new STs after the introduction of the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order (Amendment) Bill in Parliament.
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All tourists will have to go through a screening process and anyone detected with Covid-19-related symptoms(AFP)
All tourists will have to go through a screening process and anyone detected with Covid-19-related symptoms(AFP)

Assam’s Kaziranga National Park to reopen for tourists from October 21

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 04:41 AM IST
Following the Covid-19 outbreak, all five national parks and 18 wildlife sanctuaries in Assam, including KNPTR, which usually remains shut for around five months annually due to floods, were closed in March.
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Superintendent of police Cachar Bhanwar Lal Meena held discussions with his counterpart from Kolasib district in Mizoram Vanlalfaka Ralte and agreed to ensure peace and decided to help resume movement of trucks immediately. (HT Photo)
Superintendent of police Cachar Bhanwar Lal Meena held discussions with his counterpart from Kolasib district in Mizoram Vanlalfaka Ralte and agreed to ensure peace and decided to help resume movement of trucks immediately. (HT Photo)

Centre reviews Assam, Mizoram border situation after clashes

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi and union home minister Amit Shah and informed them about the ground situation regarding the recent flare up along the border with Mizoram.
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Union Minister and founder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on October 8, 2020 following illness. He was 74. (Photo by Arvind Yadav / HT Archive)
Union Minister and founder of Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) leader Ram Vilas Paswan passed away on October 8, 2020 following illness. He was 74. (Photo by Arvind Yadav / HT Archive)

Assam CM condoles death of Paswan, terms him stalwart of Indian politics

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 08, 2020 09:49 PM IST
Paswan, 74, passed away here at a hospital, where he was admitted for past few days.
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The app would be a new vehicle for boosting agri-business by opening up markets across the country for Assam to get maximum benefit for their produce, chief minister Sonowal said.(ANI file photo)
The app would be a new vehicle for boosting agri-business by opening up markets across the country for Assam to get maximum benefit for their produce, chief minister Sonowal said.(ANI file photo)

Assam CM launches Kisan Rath Mobile App to facilitate sale of agriculture products

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by: Harshit Sabarwal | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 09:11 AM IST
An official release stated that the mobile app, developed, designed and technically maintained by the National Informatics Centre (NIC), will be out to use by the Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART) which will impart training to farmers and other stakeholders on how to use the app.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.(HT file)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.(HT file)

Congress urges Assam CM to retain chapter on Nehru’s policies in class 12 syllabus

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON SEP 26, 2020 11:54 AM IST
The chapters were excluded by the Assam Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) to reduce the students’ load by 30 per cent on account of the loss of academic schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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As per protocol, once samples of dead pigs are tested positive for ASF in an area, the one km radius around it is declared as disease epicenter. All pigs in that area are stamped and culled.(Representational Photo/HT File)
As per protocol, once samples of dead pigs are tested positive for ASF in an area, the one km radius around it is declared as disease epicenter. All pigs in that area are stamped and culled.(Representational Photo/HT File)

African swine fever hits Assam’s piggery sector; government orders culling of pigs

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 01:50 PM IST
There is no vaccine for the disease and it has a mortality rate of 90% to 100%
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CM Sarbananda Sonowal urged newlywed couples to get their marriages registered in order to uphold the dignity of the institution of marriage. Nearly 100 couples from 30 districts of the state were present at the launch ceremony on Thursday. (HT Photo)
CM Sarbananda Sonowal urged newlywed couples to get their marriages registered in order to uphold the dignity of the institution of marriage. Nearly 100 couples from 30 districts of the state were present at the launch ceremony on Thursday. (HT Photo)

Assam launches gold scheme for brides from weaker section

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON SEP 24, 2020 07:13 PM IST
As per provisions of the Arundhati Gold Scheme, the state government provides Rs 40,000 to girls from families with an annual income of less than Rs 5 lakh, provided the marriage is registered under Special Marriage Act, 1954.
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Assam Chief Ministerial Sarbananda Sonowal has asked Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta to conduct the inquiry expeditiously and nab the culprit responsible for the leak.(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Assam Chief Ministerial Sarbananda Sonowal has asked Director General of Police (DGP) Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta to conduct the inquiry expeditiously and nab the culprit responsible for the leak.(PTI FILE PHOTO)

Assam CM orders probe into leak of question paper for police recruitment test

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON SEP 20, 2020 08:46 PM IST
The test for the recruitment of 597 police sub-inspectors was cancelled on Sunday after the question paper was leaked ahead of the exam.
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The five accused were arrested by a team of seven officers from teh Assam CM’s special vigilance cell on August 27 following raids at some remote areas of Gorakhpur and Basti districts of Uttar Pradesh.(Representative Photo)
The five accused were arrested by a team of seven officers from teh Assam CM’s special vigilance cell on August 27 following raids at some remote areas of Gorakhpur and Basti districts of Uttar Pradesh.(Representative Photo)

Assam police arrest 5 from UP for siphoning money from CM’s relief fund

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
PUBLISHED ON AUG 31, 2020 10:04 PM IST
Police said the accused admitted to have withdrawn money from CM relief fund in other states as well.
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Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 1 crore towards Assam flood relief.
Akshay Kumar has donated Rs 1 crore towards Assam flood relief.

Assam CM thanks Akshay Kumar for donating Rs 1 cr towards flood relief, calls him ‘true friend’ of state

By HT Entertainment Desk | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 02:39 PM IST
Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal called Akshay Kumar a ‘true friend’ of the state as the actor donated Rs 1 crore for flood relief.
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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal saluting the tricolour after unfurling it at Judges’ Field in Guwahati on Saturday on the occasion of Independence Day.(HT photo.)
Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal saluting the tricolour after unfurling it at Judges’ Field in Guwahati on Saturday on the occasion of Independence Day.(HT photo.)

Assam CM reiterates commitment to implementing Clause 6 of Assam Accord

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times,  Guwahati
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 12:54 PM IST
Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal led the Independence Day celebrations in Guwahati by unfurling the tricolour followed by the guard of honour ceremony.
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