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India, Politics, 30 May 2019

Modi sarkar 2.0: PM Modi brings fresh faces; 20 first-timers in cabinet

Among the prominent ones to take the oath were Anurag Thakur, Arvind Sawant and S Jaishankar.

30 May 2019 10:18 PM

People chant 'Jai Shri Ram', Mamata Banerjee calls them criminals

Banerjee on Wednesday declined to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

30 May 2019 9:49 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Amit Shah sworn-in as Cabinet Minister

Shah was the third in line, after Modi and Rajnath Singh, to take the oath, administered by President Kovind.

30 May 2019 9:23 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Maneka Gandhi likely to be pro-tem speaker

Sources said she has been selected to become the pro-tem speaker in the 17th Lok Sabha elections.

30 May 2019 9:10 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Narendra Modi takes oath; Shah, Jaishankar join cabinet

57 ministers in the government; 24 cabinet ministers, 9 MoS(I) and 24 MoS to aid the Prime Minister

30 May 2019 7:13 PM


Don't want any symbolic participation in the government: JD(U) chief Nitish

Nitish Kumar has said that JD(U) will still remain a part of the NDA but will not be part of the government.

30 May 2019 6:40 PM

'Cong-JD(S) govt functioning smoothly': K'taka CM assures after meeting Rahul

Two Congress MLAs – Ramesh Jarkiholi and Sudhakar -- met BJP leaders at Krishna's residence, claiming their visit as apolitical.

30 May 2019 6:34 PM

T’gana Cong leader along with party workers protest against Rahul's resignation

Taking moral responsibility for defeat in polls, Congress president had offered to resign on May 25, but it was rejected 'unanimously'.

30 May 2019 5:58 PM

Traitor of Cong should be punished: Sidhu stands by his words

Earlier on May 24, Chief Minister Singh had hinted at changing the portfolio of his Cabinet colleague Sidhu.

30 May 2019 5:35 PM

Karanataka government not affected by Lok Sabha results: Siddaramaiah

The JDS-Congress coalition, which is in power in the state, went through a rough patch during the campaigning of the elections.

30 May 2019 5:13 PM


Rahul Gandhi meets up with other UPA leaders before Modi’s swearing-in

Rahul met up with NCP chief Sharad Pawar at his residence in Delhi earlier on Thursday.

30 May 2019 5:12 PM

2 workers killed in fireworks factory blast in TN

Fire service personnel doused the fire after a two-hour battle.

30 May 2019 4:24 PM

Modi sarkar 2.0: Santosh Gangwar likely to become pro-tem Lok Sabha Speaker

The senior-most MP, irrespective of party, is appointed as the pro-tem Speaker who presides over the first sitting of the parliament.

30 May 2019 3:33 PM

AP CM promises Rs 3k per month for senior citizens, corruption-free governance

Reddy was sworn in on Thursday at the Indira Gandhi Municipality Stadium in front of a huge crowd of his party workers and admirers.

30 May 2019 3:16 PM

KCR wishes next 4 terms as Andhra CM for Jagan Mohan Reddy

Jagan also wished DMK chief MK Stalin that he would become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.

30 May 2019 3:15 PM


Gehlot accuses BJP of destabilizing state governments of opposition parties

In MP, BJP had demanded a floor test in the assembly, which was welcomed by CM Kamal Nath.

30 May 2019 3:04 PM

Happy over Modi's oath, West Bengal 'chaiwala' offers free tea

In Birbhum, 31 priests performed Yagya at Tarapith temple hours before Modi's swearing-in at 7 pm in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

30 May 2019 2:55 PM

After PM asks to take care of minorities, U'khand BJP keeps Quran at party library

The Uttarakhand BJP has kept a copy of the Quran at the party library to help its cadre learn about the holy book.

30 May 2019 2:43 PM

Rahul congratulates Jagan on being sworn in as CM

The YSR Congress emerged victorious in 151 seats in the 175-member strong state assembly.

30 May 2019 2:15 PM

Modi ji is ready with plan for country: Hema Malini

'I haven't received any call as of now. Will accept if anything comes,' said the BJP leader on ministerial post in Modi's Cabinet.

30 May 2019 2:13 PM