Articles about CM

'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

10 Apr 2022

Politics
'British will come to seek jobs,' says Punjab CM; slammed

Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann's statements on Saturday about stopping the "brain drain" and a "plan to attract foreigners to apply for jobs" in the state drew sharp criticism.

Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

28 Mar 2022

Politics
Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa CM for second term

Pramod Sawant was sworn in as Goa's Chief Minister (CM) for a second consecutive term on Monday.

Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

21 Mar 2022

Politics
Newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs take oath; CM announcement by evening

The newly-elected Uttarakhand MLAs took the oath of office on Monday at a ceremony held at the Uttarakhand Assembly in Dehradun.

Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

22 Jan 2021

India
Karnataka: Explosion at quarry kills eight, two detained

In a terrible piece of news, at least eight people died due to a dynamite blast at a railway crusher site in Hunasodu village in the Shivamogga district of Karnataka. Two people were detained.

10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

15 Jan 2021

India
10 women en route Goa for vacation killed in accident

In a tragic piece of news, 10 women, who were going to Goa for a vacation, and their driver, were killed in a road accident on Friday in Karnataka's Dharwad district. Six people were injured and are recuperating at KIMS Hospital in Hubballi.

Centre will sponsor vaccination of healthcare, frontline workers: PM Modi

11 Jan 2021

India
Centre will sponsor vaccination of healthcare, frontline workers: PM Modi

In his first interaction with chief ministers of all states after India approved two vaccines, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the federal government will sponsor the vaccination of three crore healthcare and frontline workers.

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

10 Jan 2021

Politics
Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

08 Jan 2021

India
Coronavirus: Kejriwal makes seven-day institutional quarantine mandatory for UK returnees

In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.

Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

05 Jan 2021

Entertainment
Tamil Nadu government allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

Ahead of the festival of Pongal, the Tamil Nadu government has increased the permissible occupancy in cinema halls from the existing 50% to 100%.

Delhi: 51 lakh to get COVID-19 vaccine in first phase

24 Dec 2020

India
Delhi: 51 lakh to get COVID-19 vaccine in first phase

Around 51 lakh people in Delhi will receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the first phase, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday.

Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

23 Dec 2020

Politics
Yogi Adityanath blames opposition for provoking and misleading farmers

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the continuation of farmers' protests despite the government's attempts to clear their apprehensions on the new agriculture laws, shows they are being "provoked and misled" by the opposition.

Kerala becomes fourth state to promise free COVID-19 vaccines

12 Dec 2020

India
Kerala becomes fourth state to promise free COVID-19 vaccines

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday said that COVID-19 vaccines will be provided for free in the state.

Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

08 Dec 2020

Politics
Kejriwal put under house arrest, claims AAP; Delhi Police denies

In a sensational claim which may start another political slugfest between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the former alleged on Tuesday that Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest, a charge denied by Delhi Police, which is governed by the Centre.

Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

04 Dec 2020

Entertainment
Akshay Kumar set to shoot 'Ram Setu' in Ayodhya

Recently, Akshay Kumar met with the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, and discussed his upcoming movie Ram Setu.

Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban soon; alert in TN, Kerala

03 Dec 2020

India
Cyclone Burevi to cross Pamban soon; alert in TN, Kerala

The cyclonic storm named Burevi in the Bay of Bengal is expected to reach Pamban island off the Tamil Nadu coast soon, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

03 Dec 2020

Politics
Rajinikanth to launch political party ahead of 2021 TN elections

After years of leaving his supporters waiting, Tamil superstar Rajinikanth announced on Thursday that he will be launching his political party.

TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

27 Nov 2020

Politics
TMC heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari resigns as West Bengal Transport Minister

Trinamool Congress (TMC) heavyweight Suvendu Adhikari on Friday resigned as the Minister of Transport and Irrigation in West Bengal.

Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday

21 Nov 2020

India
Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday

Punjab's farmer bodies on Saturday decided to lift their rail blockade, which had been imposed in protest of the Centre's contentious new farm laws.

UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

20 Nov 2020

India
UP: Road accident in Pratapgarh kills 14, including six children

In a terrible piece of news, 14 people died in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh after the car they were traveling in collided with a truck on a highway, late last night. Among the deceased, six were children.

Bihar: Minister, accused of corruption, resigns hours after taking charge

19 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar: Minister, accused of corruption, resigns hours after taking charge

Three days after taking the oath along with Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Bihar's Education Minister Mewalal Choudhary tendered his resignation today.

Delhi: 131 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, highest tally ever

19 Nov 2020

India
Delhi: 131 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours, highest tally ever

A record 131 died in Delhi on Wednesday of coronavirus-linked complications, making yesterday's death tally the worst since the outbreak. A total of 7,943 have died so far.

Delhi: With coronavirus cases rising, Kejriwal may impose partial lockdown

17 Nov 2020

India
Delhi: With coronavirus cases rising, Kejriwal may impose partial lockdown

A day after a minister from the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government said the lockdown won't return, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asserted some markets could be shut down for a few days since coronavirus cases are rising in the National Capital.

AgustaWestland scam: Approver names Kamal Nath's son, other Congress leaders

17 Nov 2020

India
AgustaWestland scam: Approver names Kamal Nath's son, other Congress leaders

In a fresh development linked to the Rs. 3,000 crore AgustaWestland deal, the accused-turned-approver Rajiv Saxena has named Madhya Pradesh's former Chief Minister Kamal Nath's son, as well as Congress leaders Salman Khurshid and Ahmed Patel, reports IE.

Manipur CM N Biren Singh tests positive for COVID-19

15 Nov 2020

India
Manipur CM N Biren Singh tests positive for COVID-19

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh on Sunday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

13 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar: Decision about CM left to NDA, says Nitish Kumar

JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar, who suffered a major blow in the recently-conducted Bihar Assembly elections, declared he hasn't claimed the CM post and the decision will be taken by National Democratic Alliance (NDA).

Bihar election: RJD single-largest party; NDA maintains slight lead

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar election: RJD single-largest party; NDA maintains slight lead

The results of the 2020 Bihar election are yet to be declared.

Bihar elections: NDA crosses half-way mark, BJP emerges single-largest party

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar elections: NDA crosses half-way mark, BJP emerges single-largest party

A long-time dream of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was fulfilled on Tuesday after it emerged as the single-largest party in Bihar, where counting of votes began at 8 am.

Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

10 Nov 2020

Politics
Madhya Pradesh by-polls: Counting begins. Will Scindia win prestige battle?

Besides Bihar, the results of by-polls for 58 seats, spread across 11 states, will be declared today as counting began a short while ago. Among the states, Madhya Pradesh has emerged as the one garnering the maximum attention with the elections turning into a prestige battle for Congress' turncoat Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Uttarakhand CM launches free Wi-Fi for government colleges and universities

09 Nov 2020

India
Uttarakhand CM launches free Wi-Fi for government colleges and universities

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Sunday launched a free high-speed Wi-Fi service for all government colleges and universities in the state.

Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

07 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar exit polls predict victory for Tejashwi Yadav-led Grand Alliance

The voting for the third and final phase of Bihar Assembly Election 2020 has ended. The exit polls for the election have predicted a win for the Opposition-led Grand Alliance over the ruling National Democratic Alliance.

Bihar polls: Final phase begins, PM says "set new record"

07 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar polls: Final phase begins, PM says "set new record"

The third and final phase of Bihar polls began on Saturday, with voters queuing up at 78 of the total 243 Assembly seats to choose the next Chief Minister.

Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

05 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar: Nitish Kumar says 2020 polls are his 'last election'

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday declared that the 2020 state Assembly elections will be his last.

Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally

03 Nov 2020

Politics
Bihar election: Onions thrown at Nitish Kumar at Madhubani rally

Onions were thrown at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at a rally in Madhubani on Tuesday.

Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

01 Nov 2020

India
Andhra Pradesh: 17-year-old girl killed after argument over 'rejection'

A 17-year-old girl was killed on Saturday night after a man slit her throat following a heated argument in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam.

Tamil Nadu: Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu, 72, dies due to COVID-19

01 Nov 2020

India
Tamil Nadu: Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu, 72, dies due to COVID-19

Tamil Nadu's Minister for Agriculture, R Doraikkannu, passed away on Saturday after battling COVID-19. The 72-year-old leader breathed his last at a private hospital in Chennai.

J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

30 Oct 2020

Politics
J&K: Three BJP-members killed; "sacrifices won't be forgotten," says Nadda

Hours after three members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam by militants, party President JP Nadda on Friday said their sacrifices won't go in vain.

Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"

28 Oct 2020

Politics
Voting begins in Bihar; PM says, "Follow coronavirus-related precautions"

The high-stakes Bihar polls began today as voters of 71 out of the total 243 seats chose their pick, amid restrictions levied due to coronavirus pandemic.

After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

26 Oct 2020

Entertainment
After 'ganja' comment, Kangana hits back at Uddhav Thackeray

During his Dussehra speech on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, in a veiled attack on actor Kangana Ranaut, said that she has not only slandered Mumbai, its police but also Maharashtra's sons.

Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

26 Oct 2020

Politics
Amend or abandon GST: Uddhav Thackeray tells BJP-led Centre

Uddhav Thackeray, the disgruntled former ally of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), launched a sharp attack on the Centre on Sunday, saying that the GST system has failed and it should either be amended, or the old system should be brought back.

EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

23 Oct 2020

Politics
EC approaches SC over restrictions on physical rallies in MP

The Election Commission (EC) approached the Supreme Court to contest an earlier order of the Madhya Pradesh High Court that imposed restrictions on physical rallies in the state ahead of the by-polls scheduled for next month.

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