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  • Modi to overhaul Planning Commission, wants 'Team India' with Centre, states and bureaucracy December 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The replacement of Planning Commission must incorporate the concept of "Team India", which according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was a combination of three teams - the PM and Chief Ministers; the Union Council of Ministers; and the bureaucracy in the Centre and states. Seeking to strengthen cooperative...
  • Omar to skip Modi's meeting on Planning Commission December 6, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will not attend chief ministers meet called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the revamping of Planning Commission. Abdullah has cited ongoing Assembly polls as the reason to skip the meet which will take place on Sunday in New Delhi. Apart from Omar,...
  • Former Arunachal CM Jarbom Gamlin passes away December 1, 2014

    Gurgaon/Itanagar: Former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin died at a hospital in Gurgaon, his family said on Monday. He was 53. Gamlin was suffering from liver thrombosis when he passed away on Sunday night. He is survived by his wife, three daughters and a son.His body will be flown to...
  • Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah signs up for eye donation November 29, 2014

    Bengaluru: The Karnataka Chief Minister K Siddaramaiah has decided to donate his eyes after death. He has signed for eye donation at Karnataka's premier government-run eye hospital Minto Eye Hospital in Bengaluru. Siddaramaiah has taken an eye donation card from the hospital after signing relevant documents. His eye card says...
  • Man freed of charge of threatening to kill former Delhi CM Dikshit November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: A man, accused of making hoax calls in 2012 about killing the then Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, has been let off by a sessions court here, which said Delhi Police did not follow mandatory requirements in the investigation. Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) Lokesh Kumar Sharma upheld the order of...
  • Parrikar refuses to comment on portfolio November 9, 2014

    Former Goa CM Manohar Parrikar who will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers today refused to comment on his portfolio. ...
  • Laxmikant Parsekar to be sworn in as Goa CM, Manohar Parrikar to join Narendra Modi's Cabinet November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Laxmikant Parsekar has been named as the next Goa Chief Minister, declared Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader Rajiv Pratap Rudy. Parsekar will be sworn in at Raj Bhawan at 4 PM on Saturday. Parsekar has strong RSS links and currently holds the portfolio of the state Health Minister. Parsekar,...
  • Manohar Parrikar resigns as Goa Chief Minister November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, who is tipped to become the Union Defence Minister, on Saturday tendered his resignation from the post paving way for the appointment of his successor in the state. Parrikar faxed his resignation to State Governor Mridula Sinha at Raj Bhavan this afternoon, after meeting...
  • Manohar Parrikar resigns as Goa Chief Minister, Laxmikant Parsekar likely to take the post: sources November 8, 2014

    Panaji: Manohar Parrikar resigned as Goa Chief Minister on Saturday. The 58-year-old submitted his resignation through fax to Governor Mridula Sinha. Sources have tipped that state Health Minister Laxmikant Parsekar is likely to be the next CM, even as a certain section of the Goa cabinet rooted for deputy CM...
  • Tussle over Chief Ministerial post, a sign of internal democracy: Manohar Parrikar November 8, 2014

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar discussed his shift to the national capital and said that the rebellion within BJP in the state on the issue of Chief Ministership is only a sign of internal democracy in the party. ...
  • Race for Goa CM heats up, Parrikar downplays rebellion in party as 3 MLAs eye the post November 8, 2014

    Panaji: With the Union Cabinet expansion due on Sunday, Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who will be moving to the Centre to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi's team, has played down the rebellion in the party over the tussle to take his post in the state. Deputy Chief Minister Francis D'Souza...
  • Bihar CM under fire for nepotism, son-in-law quits job as PA November 6, 2014

    Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi's son-in-law quit the job as the CM's personal assistant after opposition attacked the former over nepotism. ...
  • The 11-year-old who interviewed Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis November 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had one-of-a-kind interviewer come knocking at his doors when 11-year-old Drishti Harchandani wanted to interview the newly-elected CM of Maharashtra for her school assignment. But getting in contact with the CM was not an easy task for Drishti. She was sent back by the CM's security...
  • Judiciary will do its work and Haryana government its own: Khattar on Vadra November 2, 2014

    Speaking on the land deals of businessman Robert Vadra, the newly-elected Chief Minister of Haryana said, "judiciary will do its work and Haryana government will do its own work." ...
  • Devendra Fadvanis: From ABVP worker to Maharashtra CM October 28, 2014

    Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis was born on 22 July 1970. He has been the president of Maharashtra state unit of Bharatiya Janata Party and an MLA from Nagpur. He has also served as Mayor of Nagpur. ...
  • Maharashtra: BJP to stake claim to form government today October 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is yet to finalise its deal with Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, the party will stake claim to form government in the state on Tuesday evening. BJP, the single largest party in state with 134 MLAs will meet Governor C Vidyasagar at 6:30 pm...
  • Shiv Sena ready to back BJP CM, says will support the leader who takes Maharashtra forward October 27, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena in its mouthpiece 'Saamna' has said that they will support Bharatiya Janata Party's decision on Chief Minister of Maharashtra. "Whoever is made Chief Minister, be it Nitin Gadkari or Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena will support the leader who takes Maharshtra forward, " the editorial said. The editorial...
  • Live: Manohar Lal Khattar sworn in as new Chief Minister of Haryana October 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: 11:40 AM: Anil Viz, Kavita Jain, OP Dhankar and Ram Vilas sharma sworn-in as ministers in Khattar's cabinet 11:30 AM: Om Prakash Dhankar sworn-in as minister in Khattar's cabinet 11:27 AM: Khattar was an RSS worker from 1980 to 1994 and then joined the BJP. Sources say he is a close...
  • Delhi: Fadnavis meets Nitin Gadkari on Diwali October 23, 2014

    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 October 23, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 20, 2014

    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 October 18, 2014

    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 October 18, 2014

    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...