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  • 11 new members take oath in Rajya Sabha November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and senior Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav were among the 11 newly elected members of Rajya Sabha who took oath on Wednesday. Parrikar was greeted with thumping of desks when his name was called for taking oath. He took oath in Hindi after which...
  • MLAs raise 'Jai Vidarbha' slogans in Maharashtra Assembly, Pro-tem Speaker issues warning November 11, 2014

    Mumbai: High drama was witnessed in the Maharashtra Assembly session as some legislators raised 'Jai Vidarbha' slogan. Pro-tem speaker Jeeva Pandu Gavit on Tuesday made a ruling against some legislators ending their oath taking by saying 'Jai Vidarbha'. The ruling said, "It will not be part of the record. Pro-tem speaker...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 31, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay October 31, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: 4th school rape in a month in Bangalore raises questions on security October 31, 2014

    Sexual assault in schools of Bangalore and Hyderabad reported. Teacher has been arrested for raping a six-year-old in Bangalore. This is the third such case in a month. The Karnataka Home Minister tells CNN-IBN that a circular has been sent across to all the schools and action will soon be...
  • 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...
  • Incumbent Lithuanian president takes oath for second term July 12, 2014

    Vilnius: Dalia Grybauskaite on Saturday took oath of office for a second fiveyear term as president of Lithuania. Grybauskaite, who successfully defended her presidency during the election in May, attended the solemn ceremony held in the Seimas, Lithuania's parliament, Xinhua reported. "By placing a special focus on transparency in civil service and...
  • Aziz Qureshi takes oath as UP Governor June 23, 2014

    Uttrakhand Governor Aziz Qureshi was today administered oath of office as the Governor of Uttar Pradesh following the resignation of BL Joshi. Qureshi has been given additional charge of UP. Chief Justice of the Allahabad High Court, Dhananjaya Y Chandrachud administered the oath to Qureshi at a function organised at Raj Bhawan...
  • Watch: Preparations in full swing for Chandrababu Naidu's swearingin ceremony June 8, 2014

    CNNIBN takes you thought the ground in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh where TDP Chief Chandrababu Naidu is set to take oath as the first Chief Minister of the new state of Andhra Pradesh. Naidu will be sworn in with his 18 ministers at a on Sunday evening....
  • Live blog: TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as CM of Andhra Pradesh June 8, 2014

    Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu will take oath as the first chief minister of the new Andhra Pradesh. Sources told CNNIBN that the new Andhra Pradesh Cabinet will have 20 ministers....
  • Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as Andhra Pradesh CM today June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections is all set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. While the swearingin of his Telangana counterpart was...
  • Sumitra Mahajan to be elected as Lok Sabha Speaker today June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Veteran BJP MP Sumitra Mahajan is all set to be elected as the Speaker of the 16th Lok Sabha, becoming only the second woman after Congress's Meira Kumar to hold post. The Speaker's election will take place on Friday afternoon after the remaining members of the House are...
  • Rahul Gandhi, Varun take oath one after another in Lok Sabhava June 5, 2014

    Rahul and Varun Gandhi on the opposite sides of the political spectrum took oath as members of the 16th Lok Sabha one after the other. The cousins, who have won from neighbouring Amethi and Sultanpur constituencies in Uttar Pradesh, belong to Congress and BJP respectively. Rahul was the first to take...
  • Festive atmosphere in Lok Sabha as members take oath June 5, 2014

    Festive atmosphere and bonhomie prevailed in Lok Sabha on Thursday with members donning traditional dress and head gears and many taking oath in their mother tongue. Three Delhi MPs Maheish Giri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Parvesh Saheb Singh Verma took oath in Sanskrit, others did so in Maithili, Konkani, Assamese,...
  • Sushma Swaraj, Uma Bharti take oath in Sanskrit June 5, 2014

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took her oath as a member of the newlyelected 16th Lok Sabha in impeccable Sanskrit on Thursday. The senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader was followed by party colleague Uma Bharti, Union Minister for water resources and Ganga rejuvenation, who also took her oath as...
  • Live: PM Narendra Modi sworn in as a Member of the 16th Lok Sabha June 5, 2014

    MPs of the 16th Lok Sabha to be sworn in today ...
  • First Chief Minister KCR set to guide Telangana's destiny June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: For TRS president K Chandrasekhar Rao, the metamorphosis from being the leader of separate statehood agitation by starting of with only a handful of supporters in 2001 to securing majority on his own and occupying the Chief Minister's chair in Telangana today is complete. The 60yearold KCR, as he is...
  • Chandrababu Naidu invites KCR for his swearingin ceremony June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu rang up Telangana Rashtra Telangana Rashtra Samiti chief K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR), who took over as Telangana's first Chief Minister on Monday and invited the latter to his swearingin ceremony as Andhra Pradesh CM on June 8. Though KCR did not extend...
  • Arun Jaitley assumes office as Union Finance Minister May 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Arun Jaitley took charge as the Union Finance Minister on Tuesday. Going by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'minimum government, maximum governance' policy, Jaitley is heading a cluster of ministries including Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs. Jaitley was sworn in as a Minister on...
  • Narendra Modi's pictures with mother, leave Nawaz Sharif, mother emotional May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: History was created when Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony on Monday. Sharif, whose visit was clouded in speculations over his presence for the event, walked down the red carpet of Rashtrapati Bhawan forecourt on Monday evening, marking...
  • Modi's Cabinet: Probable portfolios for the Council of Minsters May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: All the 45 members of Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers took oath along with him on Monday but a final say is yet to be taken on the distribution of portfolios. While it is almost clear that Bharatiya Janata Party Pesident Rajnath Singh will be inducted as the Home...
  • Najma Heptullah the only Muslim face in Narendra Modi Cabinet May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Grandniece of eminent freedom fighter Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, Najma Heptullah is the lone Muslim face in the Narendra Modi Cabinet. Once a prominent Congress member in the Rajya Sabha, she left the party in 2004 due to a strain in relationship with top party leaders for her close...
  • Venkaiah Naidu BJP's south Indian face gets second stint in Union Cabinet May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: An astute leader, inspiring orator and a committed party worker, M Venkaiah Naidu became the BJP president in 2002 and is among the party's prominent faces from southern India. This is his second stint as a Union Minister, after heading the Rural Development Ministry in the year 2000. Hailing from...
  • PMO website relaunched within seconds of Modi's swearingin May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Within seconds of Narendra Modi taking oath as tehe 15th Prime Minister of India on Monday, the PMO website was relaunched carrying his picture and profile. "As we devote ourselves to take India's development journey to newer heights, we seek your support, blessings and active participation," Modi said...
  • PM Narendra Modi's first message to the country after assuming office May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi the man who led the NDA to a landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India on Monday. After assuming office as the PM, he reached out to the country with a message he posted on...
  • Maneka Gandhi the sole Gandhi family member in BJP government May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Animalrights activist Maneka Gandhi made a comeback to the union cabinet as the only member of the Gandhi family in the BJPled government. The seventime MP and younger daughterinlaw of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi was also in the council of ministers during the previous NDA...
  • Narendra Modi takes oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendrabhai Damodardas Modi the man who led the NDA to a landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India on Monday. With the majestic Rashtrapati Bhavan in the background, President Pranab Mukherjee administered the oath of office and secrecy in...
  • Narendra Modi to have 'minimum government, maximum governance policy' May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: A day before the swearingin of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi, the Gujarat government released a statement on Modi's 'minimum government, maximum governance' policy. According to the press release, Modi's Cabinet will be limited to a few Cabinet ministers. His aim is to 'transform entity of assembled ministries to Organic...