SWEARING

  • From 'mismanaged' janata durbar to a 'well managed' Kejriwal swearing-in, AAP comes a long way February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal during his first tenure as Delhi's CM faced huge criticism after the failure of his much publicised 'janata durbar' in January 2014 which saw uncontrollable crowds. Following the chaos, mismanagement and the near-stampede like situation during the darbar, the then Aam Aadmi Party-government decided to take...
  • Watch: New Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal sings Manna Dey song February 14, 2015

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal capped his speech at his oath-taking ceremony here on Saturday by singing a few lines of a song of brotherhood - the same Manna Dey song which the AAP leader sang at the Ramlila Maidan in 2013. ...
  • We paid for our arrogance in the Lok Sabha polls, says Delhi CM Kejriwal February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal took oath as the Chief Minister of Delhi at the historic Ramlila Maidan on Saturday. Kejriwal thanked the people for attending the swearing-in ceremony and for giving AAP such a huge mandate. "Exactly one year ago on this day I had resigned. Now once again AAP is...
  • Snapshot: Arvind Kejriwal seeks his mother's blessings before leaving for swearing-in February 14, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will become the seventh person to be sworn in as the Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He will took oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal sworn in as Delhi CM: As it happened February 14, 2015

    Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal will be sworn in as Delhi chief minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan in the national capital. He is set to take oath as chief minister along with six other party leaders appointed as Cabinet ministers. ...
  • Arvind Kejriwal thanks Delhi for AAP's massive win; invites Modi, 'aam aadmi' for his swearing-in February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: A day after the Aam Aadmi Party swept to power winning 96% of the seats in Delhi Assembly elections, party chief Arvind Kejriwal sent a message of thanks to the voters on radio. Kejriwal also invited Delhi residents for his oath-taking ceremony at the Ramlila Maidan on Saturday,...
  • Maharashtra: BJP government's swearing-in at Wankhede Stadium costed Rs 98.33 lakh, says RTI January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The swearing-in ceremony of BJP's first government in Maharashtra at Wankhede Stadium in 2014 costed Rs 98.33 lakh, an RTI query has revealed. At a time when Maharashtra was facing severe drought and also there was claim by BJP of empty state coffers, the party went ahead and spent...
  • CM-designate Raghubar Das all set to take Jharkhand on development path December 26, 2014

    Ranchi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Jharkhand CM-designate Raghubar Das is confident that he will be able to take the state towards development with its first stable government. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Das said, "We could have led this state towards development but could not due to the political scenario. We can...
  • BJP in pole position: Is the party moving beyond its allies? November 9, 2014

    The Shiv Sena-Bharatiya Janata Party tussle is likely to get more murkier as the former boycotted the swearing-in ceremony of a new set of Union ministers on Sunday. ...
  • 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...
  • Probe ordered into security lapse at Devendra Fadnavis swearing-in November 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police on Saturday ordered an inquiry into major security lapse during the swearing-in of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inside Wankhede Stadium on October 31. A man named Anil Mishra had allegedly breached the security of the Prime Minister and shared the...
  • Major security breach at Maharashtra government's swearing-in, 'unidentified' man shares stage with PM November 7, 2014

    Mumbai: In a major security breach during the Maharashtra government's swearing-in ceremony last week, a self-proclaimed member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Mumbai's Bihar cell, shared the dais with the senior leaders of the party. The intruder Anil Mishra met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and clicked photographs with him. He...
  • TWTW: Cyrus mocks Sena's decision to boycott Fadnavis's swearing-in November 2, 2014

    Cyrus Broacha takes on Devendra Fadavnis's swearing-in ceremony as the new chief minister of Maharashtra at the Wankhede stadium on Friday. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Australian PM Tony Abbott to attend Indonesian President Joko Widodo's swearing-in October 20, 2014

    Sydney: Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott will join other world leaders on Monday to attend the swearing-in ceremony of new Indonesian president Joko Widodo in Jakarta. Abbott said his attendance reflected the "huge importance" Australia placed on its relationship with its neighbour, Xinhua reported. "The inauguration is an important occasion for Indonesia...
  • 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...
  • Historic, anxious handover as Afghanistan swears in new leader September 29, 2014

    Kabul: Afghanistan inaugurates its first new president in a decade on Monday, swearing in technocrat Ashraf Ghani to head a power-sharing government just as the withdrawal of most foreign troops presents a crucial test. The first democratic handover of power in Afghanistan's history has been far from smooth: the deal for...
  • 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...
  • Chandrababu Naidu appointed as first CM of new Andhra Pradesh June 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Governor ESL Narasimhan on Thursday night appointed Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu as the first Chief Minister of the new state of Andhra Pradesh and invited him to form the government. A delegation of TDP legislators met the Governor at Raj Bhavan in Hyderabad on Thursday...
  • 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...
  • K Chandrasekhar Rao sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telangana June 2, 2014

    Hyderabad: Telangana Rashtra Samithi chief K Chandrasekhar Rao was sworn in as the first Chief Minister of Telanagana at Raj Bhavan on Monday. The 29th state of India came into existence at the stroke of midnight on Monday. Eleven Cabinet ministers including Mahmood Ali, Dr T Rajaiah, Nayani, Etala, Pocharam Srinivas...