SWEARING IN CEREMONY

  • From Army and shooting ranges, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore now joins government November 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Having excelled in shooting ranges, ace marksman Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has now hit target in the political arena as well, getting a berth in the Narendra Modi government on Sunday as a Minister of State in his maiden stint as an MP. 43-year-old Rathore, who rose to fame when...
  • Shiv Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn-in as minister: sources November 9, 2014

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena will continue to be part of the National Democratic Alliance as Sena nominee Anil Desai will be sworn in as minister on Sunday, said sources. Even though Sena nominee has skipped the tea party hosted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for new Union Ministry inductees at...
  • Narendra Modi ministry expansion: As it happened November 9, 2014

    Several new faces will join the team of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday. The Union Council of Ministers will be expanded around 1:30 pm with over 15 being inducted into his team of 45 ministers. This is the first expansion since Modi took oath on May 26 with his...
  • Devendra Fadnavis to be sworn in as Maharashtra CM today, Sena to boycott ceremony October 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Devendra Fadnavis will be sworn in as Maharashtra chief minister on Friday at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. A thick security blanket has been thrown in and around Wankhede Stadium as the mega ceremony is likely to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several...
  • Election Cartoons: As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony October 31, 2014

    As Wankhede stadium gears up for Fadnavis's swearing in ceremony, here is what cartoonist Neelabh has to show. ...
  • Narendra Modi's swearingin cost Rs 17.60 lakh July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony cost Rs 17.60 lakh, RTI activist Subhash Chandra Agrawal said on Sunday. Agrawal said he was told by the Central Public Works Department that the money was spent "on arrangements related to tent, stage, furniture and other related items ... at Rashtrapati Bhawan". Agrawal...
  • N Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party chief Chandrababu Naidu, who led his party to a thumping victory in the Assembly elections, took oath as the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh along with his ministers in a grand function on Sunday evening. Governor E S L Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy...
  • 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...
  • TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu to take oath as new Andhra CM on Sunday June 7, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) President N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the first chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh at a grand function on Sunday. Governor ESL Narasimhan will administer the oath of office and secrecy to Chandrababu at a public function to be held at Nagarjuna Nagar...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Vivek Oberoi to attend Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony May 26, 2014

    Mumbai: While Rajinikanth has decided to give Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony a miss in Delhi today, there is a host of Bollywood celebrities like Salman Khan, Salim Khan, Sohail Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Anupam Kher and Vivek Oberoi who will be attending the function. Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan and singer Lata...
  • Nawaz Sharif, Mahinda Rajapaksa arrive for Modi's swearingin May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa are among a slew of foreign dignitaries who arrived on Monday to attend Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony. 63yearold Modi, who led BJP to an astounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, had last week extended an...
  • List of leaders attending, missing Narendra Modi's swearingin May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: PrimeMinister designate Narendra Modi will sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister on Monday at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6 PM. The mega event will be attended by around 4,000 Indian and foreign dignitaries, including key leaders from all the seven SAARC nations. Even though there is...
  • Delhi: MDMK's Vaiko protests against Rajapaksa, detained for defying prohibitory orders May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: MDMK chief Vaiko along with around 100 supporters have been detained for defying prohibitory orders after he held a protest against the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa for Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony. Vaiko along with his supporters broke a barricade and tried to move out of Jantar...
  • Akhilesh, Mulayam Singh to attend Modi's swearingin ceremony May 26, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh will attend the swearingin ceremony of Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi, an official said. Akhilesh Yadav, his wife and MP from Kannauj Dimple Yadav, nephews Akshay Pratap (MP from Firozabad) and Dharmendra Yadav (MP from Badaun), have left for...
  • Modi's swearingin: Roads to Rashtrapati Bhawan shut from 2PM to 8PM May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: All roads leading to Rashtrapati Bhawan will be closed for general traffic from 2 PM to 8 PM on Monday in view of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony. Delhi Police said in a traffic advisory that it has decided to close down Rajpath (from Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati...
  • Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony: Rajinikanth to skip, but wife Latha to attend May 26, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who had been invited to attend the swearingin ceremony of Narendra Modi today, will not attend the function, sources close to the actor said. CNNIBN reports that the star's wife Latha will attend the ceremony. They said the actor was not in town and, therefore, would not...
  • Here is what people expect from new PM Narendra Modi May 26, 2014

    Narendra Modi, a 63yearold man who is behind the BJP's astonishing victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, will take oath as the 15th Prime Minister of world's largest democracy on Monday. The much awaited swearingin ceremony, administered by President Pranab Mukherjee, is scheduled to take place at 6:00 pm...
  • Snapshot: Scenes from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearingin day May 26, 2014

    The swearingin ceremony of Narendra Modi as the 15th Prime Minister of India will be the biggest event so far to have been staged at Rashtrapati Bhavan with the guest list, which includes key leaders from SAARC countries, set to cross the 4,000 mark. ...
  • Narendra Modi: The man who scripted his dream run to Delhi himself May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Narendra Damodardas Modi's dream run to Delhi has been scripted by the man himself. With extensive campaigning, use of technology to development plank, Modi did not leave any stone unturned. During an election rally, Modi had said, "In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, India will...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Lata Mangeshkar likely to attend Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Film industry stalwarts Amitabh Bachchan, veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar, Rekha and Sachin Tendulkar are likely to attend the swearingin ceremony of Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi, BJP sources said. Invites were also sent out to actors Rajinikanth and Salman Khan for the esteemed event. Lata Mangeshkar had in January...
  • Narendra Modi to swornin as 15th Prime Minister today May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP Parliamentary Party leader Narendra Modi will take oath as the 15th Prime Minister of the country on Monday. Modi began his journey to 7 Race Course Road by paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat. The swearingin ceremony will take place at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan...
  • Oath taking in the evening, the buck stops with PM Narendra Modi May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The distance between Gujarat Bhawan in Chanakyapuri, the Diplomatic enclave of New Delhi, and the Prime Minister's official residence 7, Racecourse Road, is just 500 metres. Narendra Modi has covered that distance in 13 years. When Modi was made the Gujarat chief minister after the disastrous earthquake in...
  • Narendra Modi takes oath as India's 15th PM: As the day unfolded May 26, 2014

    Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi has been sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India. Modi along with his Cabinet took oath at the Rashtrapati Bhawan at 6 PM. Around 3,500 Indian and foreign dignitaries attended the ceremony, including leaders from all the seven SAARC nations....
  • Naveen Patnaik to skip Modi's swearingin ceremony May 25, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik will not attend Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony due to state Assembly Speaker election on Monday. Odisha Finance Minister Pradip Amat will instead represent Patnaik at the ceremony. While deciding to adopt a positive approach towards the BJPled NDA government to be headed by...
  • Fivetier security for Modi's openair swearingin ceremony May 25, 2014

    New Delhi: With more than 3000 VVIPs expected to attend Prime Ministerdesignate Narendra Modi's swearingin ceremony on Monday, security is at its peak in the national capital. Officials are busy in last round of preparations for the openair ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan forecourt. Fivetier security is in place in Delhi...