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  • Delhi: Fadnavis meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Maharashtra BJP president Devendra Fadnavis, who is considered front-runner to lead the state as first chief minister of the saffron party, on Thursday met Union Minister Nitin Gadkari at the latter's residence in New Delhi. Sources described the visit as a courtesy call by Fadnavis to extend Diwali greetings...
  • Maharashtra: Gadkari again rules himself out of CM race, says not willing to go to state 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari has once again ruled himself out of the race for Maharashtra Chief Minister's post. After his meeting with Maharashtra BJP unit president Devendra Fadnavis, Gadkari said, "I am not in the CM race, I do not want to be...
  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM 5 days ago

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • Haryana: BJP prefers non-Jat leader for CM post, say sources 5 days ago

    New Delhi: As the race for the post of Haryana CM heats up, BJP sources tell CNN-IBN that the state may get a non-Jat CM after a gap of over two decades. This indicates that Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar has an edge over Narnaund MLA Captain Abhimanyu who is a...
  • DA case convict Jayalalithaa arrives in Chennai to a hero's welcome after 21 days in jail 1 week ago

    Chennai: Former Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa arrived in Chennai on Saturday evening after spending 21 days in a Bangalore prison following her conviction in the disproportionate assets case to a hero's welcome. The special flight carrying Jayalalithaa landed at Chennai airport and when she came out,...
  • Nagaland CM demands exemplary punishment for attack on Nagas 1 week ago

    Kohima: Nagaland Chief Minister TR Zeliang and lone Lok Sabha MP form the state Neiphiu Rio have demanded exemplary punishment to the perpetrators of the unprovoked attack on Naga youths at Sikanderpur village in Gurgaon on the night of October 15. In a letter addressed to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh...
  • Credit for BJP's performance in Haryana polls goes to Modi: Gurjar October 17, 2014

    Speaking on the Haryana Assembly elections, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Krishan Pal Gurjar said that the credit of party's performance goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. ...
  • Sharad Pawar out of race for CM's post, won't take any post of power October 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Ruling himself out of the chief ministerial race, NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Sunday said he will not take any post of power and will now be seen only in organisational and advisory capacity while in public life. "I will turn 75 in a couple of years. I have been...
  • Snapshot: With Jayalalithaa in jail, AIADMK ministers cry as they take oath September 29, 2014

    Chennai: Jayalalithaa loyalist O Panneerselvan took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu for the second time at Raj Bhawan in Chennai. But, it was not a happy occasion. With their supreme leader and former chief minister J Jayalalithaa's in jail, most of the ministers cried while taking the...
  • O Panneerselvam takes oath as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu September 29, 2014

    Chennai: O Panneerselvam took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu on Monday, two days after the AIADMK chief J Jayalalithaa stepped down from office following conviction in Rs 66.65 crore disproportionate assets case. He also did not change any of the portfolios, keeping home, public and finance...
  • Change of guard in Tamil Nadu today, Panneerselvam to be the new CM September 29, 2014

    Chennai: She is the first sitting Chief Minister to be convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced to four years in jail. But the AIADMK aims to persevere. J Jayalalithaa has hand picked her successor, entrusting her loyalist and Finance Minister O Panneerselvam with the top job in...
  • Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa's successor as CM likely to be decided today, say sources September 28, 2014

    Chennai: Legislators of the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam are likely to decide on the new Tamil Nadu Chief Minister as they meet in Chennai on Sunday evening, say sources. A day after their party supremo and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted and sentenced in the Rs 66.65...
  • Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa found guilty in corruption case, has to quit September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: In what could bring about a major turn in Tamil Nadu politics, a special court in Bangalore convicted AIADMK supremo and state Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in an 18-year-old disproportionate assets case under the Prevention of Corruption Act. The AIADMK chief's close aide Sasikala too has been found guilty...
  • Police lathicharge AIADMK workers protesting ahead of court's verdict against Jaya September 27, 2014

    Bangalore: Police cane-charged AIADMK activists who were trying to proceed towards the special court in Bangalore which is set to pronounce verdict in the disproportionate wealth case against Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Saturday. As the AIADMK sympathisers attempted to break the security cordon at Hosar Road Junction near the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka...
  • Big day for Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa as court to deliver verdict in corruption case today September 27, 2014

    Chennai: It is judgement day for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa as a Bangalore court on Saturday will deliver its verdict in the disproportionate assets case against the AIADMK chief. Jayalalithaa would be forced to step down as the CM if the court convicts her in the 18-year-old corruption case...
  • HC to appoint retd judge to detect double allotment of flats from CM quota September 23, 2014

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court on Tuesday said that a one-man committee of a retired district judge would be appointed to scrutinise all applications since 1989 for acquiring flats under the Chief Minister's discretionary quota in Maharashtra in order to detect cases of double allotment. The suggestion was given by a...
  • Odisha CM announces Rs 5 crore aid for J&K flood victims September 9, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Announcing an assistance of Rs five crore from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for flood ravaged Jammu and Kashmir, Odisha Government on Tuesday said trained personnel are ready with equipment to undertake rescue and relief operations in affected areas. "The Government of Odisha has extended an assistance of Rs five...
  • Kerala CM assures swift action in RSS activist's murder September 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has informed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh that all accused in the murder of an activist of RSS in Kannur have been arrested and produced before a court. In a letter to Singh, he said all the accused in the murder of E...
  • Karnataka CM unhappy he was not consulted on Governor's appointment by Centre August 31, 2014

    Bangalore: On the eve of the swearingin of new Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Sunday expressed unhappiness over the Narendra Modi government not consulting him about his appointment to the state. "It is customary that the Chief Minister is consulted before appointing the new Governor; they have done...
  • Government is committed to the welfare of the people, says Ravi Shankar Prasad August 28, 2014

    Bharatiya Janta party member Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Government is committed to the welfare of the people. The idea is to put India on the path of growth and progress." Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister to launch Jan Dhan Yojana from Rajahmundry. ...
  • 'Wellplanned conspiracy' behind heckling of CMs, says Congress August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Thursday claimed there was an "orchestrated" and "wellplanned conspiracy" behind the heckling of opposition chief ministers as it justified Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision not to attend events with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Nagpur. Targeting the Prime Minister over the issue, AICC general secretary Ambika...
  • Goa CM reaches out to people in distress August 15, 2014

    Panaji: Partnering with civil society, the Goa government is considering formation of a special cell to provide succour to people in distress, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Friday. "The idea may take three months to develop," he told reporters on the sidelines of the Independence Day function. The chief minister cited...
  • Monsoon toll reaches 80 in Kerala August 6, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: At least 80 people lost their life and 156 houses were completely destroyed in rain related incidents since the South West monsoon became active in the state, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said. The government has decided to provide an amount of Rs two lakhs each to the family of...
  • Build kitchens to feed children instead of temples: Gujarat CM August 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Anandi Patel on Sunday appealed to people to focus on building centralised kitchens to feed children instead of constructing temples. "If we can provide quality food to children under midday meal scheme, we can drastically decrease the drop out ratio. I believe that it's better to build...
  • Karnataka CM clarifies his remark July 24, 2014

    Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has been forced to clarify his insensitive comment on being questioned about the rape of a sixyearold in a top Bangalore school. He had lost his cool and asked reporters if the Bangalore rape was the only news they had. ...
  • CM Akhilesh Yadav assures justice in Mohanlalganj rape and murder case July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said that the culprits of the brutal rape and murder of the 35yearold woman will be punished. The incident happened in Mohanlalganj in Lucknow. The CM assured that investigations were underway. On Wednesday, the UP police said that particles found in the nails of the...
  • Omar Abdullah on Shiv Sena MPs: Hooliganism is not expected of MPs July 24, 2014

    This public dining space, which was the centre of this entire controversy where the Shiv Sena men were seen in the video engaging in hooliganism continues to remain shut. Omar Abdullah clearly says that he despises such behaviour. The MPs are chosen by the people, and it is the responsibility...
  • Mysore: Rape survivor made to wait naked for 3 hours for medical test July 22, 2014

    Mysore: A rape survivor in Mysore was made to wait naked for three hours in a government hospital on Tuesday. Karnataka State Women's Commission chairperson Manjula Manasa has taken up the issue. Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah, too, promised action in the case. "We will take whatever action is needed," he said. Earlier...
  • Kejriwal to move back to Kaushambi residence by July end July 21, 2014

    New Delhi: AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal is likely to move back to Kaushambi, his place of residence prior to him moving to official accomodation as Delhi Chief Minister at Tilak Lane, sources said. The former Delhi Chief Minister is also expected to retain the Hanuman Road office in Central Delhi,...
  • Karnataka CM seen sleeping in Assembly during debate on sexual offences July 18, 2014

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Friday found himself in an embarrassing spot as video footage on TV channels showed him apparently dozing off during a debate on sexual offences against women in the Legislative Assembly. Siddaramaiah was seen in the video grab tilting his head in the front with eyes...