Cabinet expansion in Maharashtra on December 30
Cabinet expansion of Maharashtra government will take place on December 30 with thirty-six ministers taking oath that day. Currently the Uddhav Thackeray-led cabinet has six ministers besides chief minister Thackeray. The swearing-in is likely to take place at the Vidhan Bhavan.
In loyalty show, Maharashtra Congress ministers meet Sonia, Rahul Gandhi
The meeting was seen as show of loyalty to the Congress high command...
Kateel calls a halt to signature campaign against Deputy CM posts
BJP state president Nalinkumar Kateel is said to have discouraged the campa...
Hemant Soren, father's second choice as heir, becomes Jharkhand CM again
This will be Soren's second stint as the chief minister of the tribal state. His first had lasted for just about 14 months since July 15 2013. With support from his allies - the Congress and the RJD - Soren, who had been the face of the coalition, stormed to power, as his party alone won 30 Assembly seats, its highest tally ever.
Will study and decide, Maharashtra CM tells Branson on Hyperloop project
Branson,, promoter of Virgin Group, met Thackeray to clear "misunderstandings" and gauge the new administration's interest in the USD 10 billion project, which promises to cut the travel time between Mumbai and Pune to less than half and hour. A senior official said Branson sought the chief minister's co- operation for the project.
Kota infant deaths: Have written to Rajasthan CM to improve medical facilities, says Om Birla
Lok Sabha speaker and Kota MP Om Birla met family members of the infants who died at JK Lon Hospital on Jan 04. While speaking to mediaperso...
Can't escape responsibility, no point blaming past govt: Sachin Pilot on Kota infants deaths
After being in power for 13 months I think it serves no purpose to blame the previous Govt's misdeeds says Rajasthan Dy CM Sachin Pilot on K...
Hemant Soren sworn in as 11th CM of Jharkhand
JMM working president Hemant Soren was on Sunday sworn in as the 11th chief minister of Jharkhand at Morhabadi Ground here. Governor Droupad...
Nehru, Gandhi had opposed political quota for SCs, STs: BJP MLC
Leader of Opposition Pravin Darekar of BJP said, "At the time of the constituent assembly meeting, Babasaheb Ambedkar (architect of the Constitution) had moved a proposal to reserve some electoral constituencies for SC and ST communities, but Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi had opposed it."
No decision yet on BJP's CM candidate for Delhi assembly election: Javadekar
Nothing has been decided yet about BJP's chief ministerial candidate in the run up to the Delhi Assembly election and an announcement will be made whenever the decision is made, Union minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.
Karnataka won’t Cede an Inch of Belagavi to Maharashtra, says BSY
As tempers ran high at Belagavi, the border district between Karnataka and Maharashtra, leading to disruption of inter-state bus services, top BJP leaders from the two states engaged in a war of words whipping up emotions and vitiating peace.
Richard Branson to meet Maharashtra CM on Hyperloop project tomorrow
“When there is a change in administration and you’ve a big project going on, it is important to have a courtesy call. Uddhav Thackeray and the various coalition people that he has around them need to meet people who are doing big projects or those wanting to do big projects in their state,” said Branson, the founder of the diversified conglomerate Virgin Group.
Beer party continues on the street, but it’s going a bit flat
India's beer sales expanded at the fastest pace in three years in 2019, but companies said growth had slowed sequentially in every quarter because of increasing taxation and curbs on liquor in a few states.
CM Yogi inspects night shelter in Varanasi
Varanasi (UP), Dec 28 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inspected night shelters in Uttar Pradesh’s Varanasi on December 2...
Many leaders with family legacy find place in Maharashtra ministry
Amid the eternal debate over dynastic politics in India, the newly expanded Maharashtra council of ministers has several leaders from political families including Aaditya Thackeray, Ashok Chavan, Aditi Tatkare, Amit Deshmukh, Vishwajit Kadam and Shankarrao Gadakh.
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