Swearing

  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in cost Rs 17.60 lakh 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in 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 CNN-IBN 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 swearing-in 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 14, 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 60-year-old 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...
  • 'Swearing in that wasn't' has Maharashtra politicians taking potshots June 1, 2014

    Mumbai: The hurriedly announced expansion of the Prithviraj Chavan-led ministry in Maharashtra on Sunday failed to materialise, giving the Opposition guns ample fodder to taunt the Congress-NCP government in the state. "The Congress (led) state government is hilarious! They declare (to) swear in new ministers and within two hours they hold...
  • Narendra Modi's pictures with mother, leave Nawaz Sharif, mother emotional June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: History was created when Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif arrived at the Rashtrapati Bhawan for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in 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 June 14, 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...
  • India gets its 15th PM, Narendra Modi era begins, 45 other ministers take oath June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Narendra Damodardas Modi on Monday took charge as the 15th Prime Minister of India. The 63-year-old Modi was sworn-in on the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhawan by President Pranab Mukherjee. He will take charge of the office of the Prime Minister on Tuesday morning. It has been a...
  • Najma Heptullah- the only Muslim face in Narendra Modi Cabinet June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Grand-niece 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 swearing-in June 14, 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 June 14, 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: Animal-rights activist Maneka Gandhi made a comeback to the union cabinet as the only member of the Gandhi family in the BJP-led government. The seven-time MP and younger daughter-in-law 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 June 14, 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 swearing-in ceremony June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: While Rajinikanth has decided to give Narendra Modi's swearing-in 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 swearing-in June 14, 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 Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. 63-year-old 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 swearing-in June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime-Minister 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 swearing-in ceremony. Vaiko along with his supporters broke a barricade and tried to move out of Jantar...
  • If Pakistan doesn't mend its way, Modi will have to press the nuclear button: Uddhav June 14, 2014

    Mumbai: NDA constituent Shiv Sena said with Narendra Modi at the helm, it is expected that good days will come in respect of Pakistan and there will be peace in Kashmir and the entire country but maintained it was difficult to trust the neigbouring country. In a statement issued here, Sena...
  • Akhilesh, Mulayam Singh to attend Modi's swearing-in ceremony June 14, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh will attend the swearing-in 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 swearing-in: Roads to Rashtrapati Bhawan shut from 2PM to 8PM June 14, 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 Minister-designate Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony. Delhi Police said in a traffic advisory that it has decided to close down Rajpath (from Vijay Chowk to Rashtrapati...
  • Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony: Rajinikanth to skip, but wife Latha to attend June 14, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajnikanth, who had been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi today, will not attend the function, sources close to the actor said. CNN-IBN reports that the star's wife Latha will attend the ceremony. They said the actor was not in town and, therefore, would not...
  • Live tweets: Narendra Modi to be sworn in as India's 15th Prime Minister June 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of being sworn in as India's 15th Prime Minister, Narendra Modi today visited Rajghat and paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi spent around 10 minutes at Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. Modi, who led BJP to an astounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, will be sworn...
  • CM Hemant Soren to attend Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony June 14, 2014

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi tomorrow, an official release said in Ranchi on Sunday. Soren, who heads the UPA government in the state, would fly to New Delhi to take part in the oath-taking ceremony of Modi as the head of...
  • Here is what people expect from new PM Narendra Modi June 14, 2014

    Narendra Modi, a 63-year-old 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 swearing-in ceremony, administered by President Pranab Mukherjee, is scheduled to take place at 6:00 pm...