Swearing

  • Delhi Police constable suspended for shouting slogans at Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony 31-12-2013 01:36 PM

    A Delhi Police constable's over enthusiasm landed him in soup as he was suspended for climbing a barricade and shouting slogans during the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minster Arvind Kejriwal and his cabinet ministers. The constable, identified as Rajesh Kumar, was posted with the fourth battalion of the Delhi Armed...
  • Arvind Kejriwal to pay homage at Rajghat before starting work 27-12-2013 05:48 PM

    Ghaziabad: Soon after taking oath as Delhi Chief Minister on Saturday, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will visit Rajgath before leaving for his first Cabinet meeting. The Cabinet meeting is scheduled to take place at 2 PM. "After taking oath as Delhi's CM, I will call cabinet meeting at 2 PM...
  • Arvind Kejriwal's swearing-in ceremony coincides with Congress's foundation day 26-12-2013 03:48 PM

    In a quirk of fate, the date of the swearing-in ceremony of Delhi Chief Minister-designate Arvind Kejriwal will coincide with the 128th anniversary of the foundation of Congress on Saturday. Activist-turned-politician Kejriwal will take oath as Delhi's seventh Chief Minister at the historic Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi. The new...
  • Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chouhan sworn in as Chief Minister for third term 14-12-2013 05:02 PM

    Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday was sworn in as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for third consecutive term, nearly a week after he led BJP to a spectacular hat-trick in Assembly elections. 54-year-old Chouhan was administered the oath of office and secrecy by Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav at a...
  • RGPV cancels its exam papers scheduled today in the wake of Shivraj's swearing-in 14-12-2013 12:57 PM

    The Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya (RGPV), a government technical university hascancelled all its exam papers scheduled for Saturday in view of Chief Minister's oath taking ceremony to be held in the city. All the engineering examinations, including the third and eighth semester papers, have been cancelled in view of the...
  • Vasundhara Raje to sworn-in as Rajasthan chief minister today 13-12-2013 09:15 AM

    Jaipur: Vasundhara Raje, who led the Bharatiya Janata Party to a historic win in Rajasthan, will on Friday be sworn-in as the Chief Minister in Jaipur. Raje will take the oath of office inside the premises of Assembly building at a ceremony which will be attended by BJP's prime ministerial...
  • Chandrababu Naidu to attend Vasundhara Raje's swearing-in on Friday 12-12-2013 06:12 PM

    In an indication that he is cozying up to the BJP, Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu will be visiting Jaipur on Friday to attend the swearing-in of Vasundhara Raje as Chief Minister of Rajasthan. The BJP extended an invitation to Chandrababu Naidu to attend the swearing-in ceremony, which...
  • Raman Singh to take oath as Chhattisgarh CM on Dec 12 10-12-2013 12:15 AM

    Raman Singh, who steered BJP to a record third straight victory in the recently-concludedAssembly elections, will take oath of office on December 12. It was on the same day in 2008 that the suave BJP leader had taken oath as the Chief Minister of the state after the then assembly...
  • Sharif to take office for third term as Pakistan PM 05-06-2013 02:15 PM

    Islamabad: Fourteen years after he was deposed in a military coup and forced into exile, PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif is set to become Prime Minister for an unprecedented third term at a time when Pakistan is grappling with massive challenges ranging from an economic meltdown to a Taliban insurgency. Sharif,...
  • Pak: Indian envoy to attend Sharif's swearing-in 05-06-2013 09:32 AM

    New Delhi: Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Sharat Sabharwal on Wednesday will attend the swearing-in ceremony of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif as the new Prime Minister of that country. Terming the swearing-in ceremony as a "local event", External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Tuesday maintained that there was no invitation...
  • Protests in parts of Karnataka over denial of ministership 18-05-2013 02:46 PM

    Bangalore: Protests broke out in parts of Karnataka on Saturday as supporters of Congress leaders who failed to get berth in Cabinet expansion effected by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah gave vent to their anger. In the district headquarters town of Yadgir, Congress workers ransacked the party office and set fire to...
  • Karnataka: 28 MLAs inducted in CM Siddaramaiah's cabinet 18-05-2013 11:24 AM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday expanded his Cabinet with the induction of 28 Ministers. Twenty were made Cabinet Ministers and eight Ministers of State. They were administered oath of office by Governor HR Bhardwaj at a ceremony at Glass House at Raj Bhavan. Those made Cabinet ministers are...
  • Karnataka: 29 ministers to be sworn-in today 18-05-2013 08:35 AM

    Bangalore: 29 MLAs will be inducted on Saturday into the newly elected Congress government in Karnataka at Raj Bhawan. Of the 121 Congress MLAs elected in May 5 Assembly elections, more than 50 are former ministers. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who took the oath on May 13 brought the Congress to...
  • Manmohan not invited for Sharif's swearing-in in Pak: MEA 14-05-2013 09:10 PM

    New Delhi: There is no invitation for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to visit Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif, who will be forming the next government there. "There is no specific proposal on the table, of a specific request for a specific occasion," Syed Akbaruddin,...
  • Sharif's decision to invite Manmohan a positive step: US 14-05-2013 11:00 AM

    Washington: Nawaz Sharif's decision to invite Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a "positive sign", the United States has said and expressed its willingness to work with the new government in Pakistan. "We have seen those comments. I don't want to analyze it too much, but to say that it is...
  • Siddaramaiah unveils Rs 4,409.81 crore plan for poor 13-05-2013 07:05 PM

    Bangalore: Resurrecting the Congress rule in Karnataka after seven years, Siddaramaiah on Monday took over as Chief Minister, unveiling a Rs 4,409.81 crore bonanza for the poor, SCs, STs, OBCs and minorities in his maiden act. The 64-year-old backward class leader was sworn in by Governor HR Bhardwaj amid fanfare...
  • Karnataka: Man dies during Siddaramaiah's swearing-in 13-05-2013 02:30 PM

    Bangalore: A 50 year-old Congress supporter died after attending the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the jam packed Kanteerava stadium in Bangalore on Monday, police said. The deceased was identified as Manjappa, a city resident, who collapsed near gate number seven while coming out after the function attended...
  • Siddaramaiah sworn-in as 22nd CM of Karnataka 13-05-2013 11:53 AM

    Bangalore: Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday took oath as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka. The 64-year-old backward class leader from Mysore was sworn in at the Kanteerava Stadium in Bangalore. About 50,000 people gathered at the stadium to witness the event. With a comfortable majority of 121 seats in...
  • Ajit Pawar sworn in as Maharashtra Deputy CM 07-12-2012 09:40 AM

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar, who had resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra over the irrigation scam, was re-inducted into the state Cabinet as he took oath on Friday morning. The BJP and the Shiv Sena have boycotted the swearing-in ceremony. Governor K Sankaranarayanan administered...
  • 'Virat's swearing is kiddish behaviour' 26-01-2012 09:39 PM

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  • Ajit Singh sworn in as Union Cabinet Minister 18-12-2011 11:51 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Chief Ajit Singh sworn in as Union Cabinet Minister on Sunday in a minor expansion of the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The swearing-in took place a week after his party formally joined the UPA. There is speculation that Singh may...
  • Ajit Singh set to join Union Cabinet on Sunday 18-12-2011 07:54 AM

    New Delhi: Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) Chief Ajit Singh will be inducted as a Union Cabinet Minister on Sunday in a minor expansion of the Council of Ministers by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The swearing-in ceremony will take place at 11.30 am on December 18, a Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson said...
  • Westlife to part ways 21-10-2011 02:22 PM

    London: Irish boy band Westlife are set to part ways after 14 years of being together. The group consisting of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Shane Filan have sold over 44 million albums worldwide. They plan to split after the 'Greatest Hits' record this Christmas and farewell tour...
  • Gowda to be sworn in as K'taka CM today 04-08-2011 06:58 AM

    New Delhi: Karnataka is all set to have a new chief minister with former chief minister BS Yeddyurappa's nominee DV Sadananda Gowda being sworn in on Thursday. Gowda was elected as the BJP Legislature party leader on Wednesday. He will be administered the oath of office by Governor HR Bhardwaj...
  • Historic day in WB, Mamata takes oath today 20-05-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: It is a historic moment in West Bengal for more reasons than one - Mamata Banerjee sworn-in as the state's first woman chief minister on Friday. Not just that she is the first non-Marxist leader to take over in 34 years. Exactly a week after she decimated the...
  • Bengal: 43 ministers to take oath with Mamata 19-05-2011 07:04 PM

    Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee is to be sworn in as the first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal on Friday and, along with her, another 43 ministers will be taking their oath. Mamata Banerjee on Thursday resigned as the Union Minister of Railways and Mukul Roy is likely to be made...
  • Writers' Building turns green to welcome Mamata 19-05-2011 09:16 AM

    With just one day to go for the new chief minister to be sworn in, the famous and powerful Writers' Building is making sure all is in place to welcome Mamata Bannerjee. It's only the paint that remains red on the faade of the Writers' Buildings in Kolkata. The corridors...