Deputy Chief Minister

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Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

17 Apr 2020

Raveena Tandon slams Kumaraswamy's son Nikhil's wedding amid lockdown

The world is in the middle of a pandemic, but VIPs don't mind.

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

17 Apr 2020

What lockdown? Kumaraswamy's son ties knot in a lavish ceremony

Social distancing rules apply to everyone but if you are a VIP, you can easily skirt them. This is what HD Kumaraswamy, the former Chief Minister of Karnataka, did this morning when he hosted a lavish wedding ceremony for his son Nikhil.

Ravi Shankar Prasad connects Shaheen Bagh protest with Rahul, Kejriwal

27 Jan 2020

Ravi Shankar Prasad connects Shaheen Bagh protest with Rahul, Kejriwal

BJP doesn't approve of what is happening in Shaheen Bagh and has claimed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and former Congress President Rahul Gandhi have a link with it.

'India v/s Pakistan' tweet: Kapil Mishra replies to election body

24 Jan 2020

'India v/s Pakistan' tweet: Kapil Mishra replies to election body

BJP's Kapil Mishra, whose communal tweet before Delhi Assembly polls sparked controversy, has told the Returning Officer that his words were taken out of context.

In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share

03 Jan 2020

In Maharashtra Cabinet, NCP expected to get lion's share

Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) could emerge as the biggest winner in Maharashtra, as it is all poised to get key Cabinet berths like Home, Finance, Irrigation, and Housing, reports NDTV.

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

30 Dec 2019

Maharashtra: Ajit Pawar becomes Deputy CM, Aaditya Thackeray joins Cabinet

On Monday, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar took oath as Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister, for the second time in less than two months.

Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

28 Nov 2019

Maharashtra: Deputy CM to be from NCP, Speaker from Congress

The new Maharashtra government will have one Deputy Chief Minister, from the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), while the Speaker's post will go to the Congress party, NCP leader Praful Patel announced, following a six-hour-long meeting of the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance, on Wednesday.

Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM

26 Nov 2019

Ajit Pawar resigns as Maharashtra Deputy CM

Amid the furor over the Maharashtra government formation, Nationalist Congress Party's rebel leader Ajit Pawar has resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

24 Nov 2019

Professor applies for leave, went into "shock" by Maharashtra politics

The unending twists and turns in Maharashtra took a toll on a college professor.

Maharashtra coup: 48 NCP MLAs return to Sharad Pawar

23 Nov 2019

Maharashtra coup: 48 NCP MLAs return to Sharad Pawar

After Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar called a meeting of all party MLAs earlier on Saturday, 48 out of the party's 54 legislators in the Maharashtra Assembly attended the meeting.

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader

23 Nov 2019

Maharashtra Deputy CM Ajit Pawar removed as NCP CLP leader

In the latest development in the Maharashtra coup, Nationalist Congress Party's Ajit Pawar was removed as the party's legislative party leader.

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

24 Oct 2019

Maharashtra: A confident BJP orders 5,000 laddoos before results

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is confident of winning elections in Maharashtra, and it didn't even wait for results to start the celebrations.

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

30 Jun 2019

Delhi heatwave: Government extends schools' summer vacation by one week

Summer vacation for school students in Delhi has been extended by a week in view of the heatwave conditions in the national capital.

Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

23 Jun 2019

Tejashwi Yadav installed 44 ACs in house, claims Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader and Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi launched a fresh attack on RJD's Tejashwi Yadav over extravagant expenditure.

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

23 Jun 2019

Unlike Rahul, Smriti decides to build her house in Amethi

For more than a decade, Uttar Pradesh's Amethi had an absent parliamentarian- Rahul Gandhi.

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

28 Apr 2019

Delhi: 2,500 liter diesel found in school's basement

In a concerning incident, nearly 2,500 liter of diesel was recently found inside the basement of KR Mangalam School in Delhi, prompting authorities to launch an investigation.

Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

20 Mar 2019

Goa: Pramod Sawant wins floor-test in Assembly with 20 votes

Newly-appointed Chief Minister of Goa, Pramod Sawant passed the floor test on Wednesday after 20 MLAs voted in favor of the government, led by BJP.

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

24 Feb 2019

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.

Sasikala is enjoying VIP-treatment in prison, has 5 rooms, cook

21 Jan 2019

Sasikala is enjoying VIP-treatment in prison, has 5 rooms, cook

VK Sasikala, the live-in aide of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, is enjoying many privileges in Central Prison, Bengaluru, an RTI inquiry has found.

Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

09 Dec 2018

Sharad finds Lalu's benami wealth legitimate: Sushil Kumar Modi

Bihar Deputy-CM Sushil Kumar Modi has claimed that Loktantrik Janata Dal founder Sharad Yadav is siding with the RJD as he finds nothing wrong in the alleged benami properties owned by its president Lalu Prasad's family.

Telangana: Husband is senior Congress leader, wife joins BJP

11 Oct 2018

Telangana: Husband is senior Congress leader, wife joins BJP

Social worker Padmini Reddy, wife of senior Congress leader of Telangana Damodar Raja Narasimha, joined BJP today.

Stalin files nomination for the post of DMK President

26 Aug 2018

Stalin files nomination for the post of DMK President

DMK Working President MK Stalin, set to be elected the party President, has filed his nomination for the post at Anna Arivalayam, DMK's headquarters, in Chennai today.

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passes away at 90

14 Aug 2018

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon passes away at 90

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon died at a hospital in Raipur today, an official said. He was 90.

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

01 Jun 2018

Today-in-what-did-I-read: BJP leader claims Sita was a 'test-tube baby'

Joining the long list of controversial statements made by Bharatiya Janata Party leaders, Dinesh Sharma, UP's Deputy Chief Minister, said Sita's birth proves that test-tube babies existed during the time of Ramayana since she was born from an earthen pot.

Karnataka's two-member ministry expansion likely to be on June 4-5

01 Jun 2018

Karnataka's two-member ministry expansion likely to be on June 4-5

Newly-elected Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy today said that the expansion of his two-member Congress-JD(S) ministry is likely to take place on June 4 or 5.

Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

23 May 2018

Top opposition-leaders to attend Kumaraswamy swearing-in as Karnataka CM today

A JD(S)-Congress coalition government headed by HD Kumaraswamy will be sworn-in later today in Karnataka at a ceremony to be attended by a galaxy of opposition leaders.

Kavinder Gupta, seven others sworn in as J&K ministers

30 Apr 2018

Kavinder Gupta, seven others sworn in as J&K ministers

The Mehbooba Mufti-led Jammu and Kashmir cabinet was reshuffled on Monday, with Governor NN Vohra administering the oath of eight ministers.

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

30 Apr 2018

BJP's Nirmal Singh resigns as J&K deputy chief minister

Ahead of a much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, BJP's Nirmal Singh has resigned from his post of Deputy Chief Minister in Jammu & Kashmir's Mehbooba Mufti-government to give way to a new BJP face for the post.

Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

08 Feb 2018

Delhi government announces 'Happiness Classes' in schools

The Delhi Government on Wednesday announced about introducing 'happiness classes' in all its schools from Nursery to Class VIII, for the academic session starting from April.

Delhi- Govt schools outperform privates ones in Class XII CBSE

29 May 2017

Delhi- Govt schools outperform privates ones in Class XII CBSE

In a heartening trend, CBSE Class XII students of government schools in Delhi have outperformed their counterparts in private schools for the second year in a row.

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police

21 Sep 2016

Deputy CM Manish Sisodia slams Delhi Police

Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia lashed out at the Delhi Police over the gruesome murder of a 21 year old woman in broad daylight.

RSS Vice-President shot at in Punjab

08 Aug 2016

RSS Vice-President shot at in Punjab

Vice-President of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Jagdish Gagneja, was shot on 6th August, 2016 in Jalandhar.

Rupani, Patel to be sworn in as CM, Dy CM

07 Aug 2016

Rupani, Patel to be sworn in as CM, Dy CM

Vijay Rupani and Nitin Patel will be sworn in as the Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat respectively at Mahatma Mandi in Gandhinagar.

Vijay Rupani is the new Gujarat Chief Minister

05 Aug 2016

Vijay Rupani is the new Gujarat Chief Minister

Vijay Rupani has been announced as the new Gujarat Chief Minister (CM) and Nitin Patel will be the Deputy CM.