3 newly-inducted Haryana ministers to get portfolios on Monday
The three newly-inducted ministers in Haryana government will be given portfolios on Monday, a senior minister in state government said on Sunday.
The ministers in the Manohar Lal Khattar government were alloted official rooms in the state secretariat building on Friday. However, they were not alloted portfolios.
Haryana education minister Ram Bilas Sharma said there was no delay in allotment of the portfolios and the newly inducted ministers will get their Departments by tomorrow.
"By tomorrow, they will get the portfolios," Sharma, the five-time MLA from Mahendergarh, told PTI on Monday.
Krishan Lal Panwar (Cabinet rank), Ghanshyam Saraf (minister of state with independent charge) and Nayab Singh Saini (minister of state) were inducted as ministers in the BJP government in the state led-by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on July 23.
The ministers have toured their respective Assembly constituencies after being sworn-in and are likely to attend office here tomorrow.
61-year-old Khattar had taken oath as the first chief minister of the BJP government in the state on October 26 last year at a function held at Panchkula. The saffron party wrested power from the Congress in the state Assembly polls and formed the government on its own strength.
The nine ministers, who had taken the oath at the ceremony in Panchkula, also had to wait for three days before portfolios were alloted to them.
Legislators of the Grand Alliance (GA) have sent a notice for removal of Bihar assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, soon after Nitish Kumar met the governor on Tuesday and stepped down as the chief minister of the National Democratic Alliance government, senior Janata Dal United leader Vijay Kumar Chaudhary said.
A special National Investigation Agency court on Wednesday allowed the Enforcement Directorate to question Nagpur-based lawyer Surendra Gadling in a money-laundering case. The ED's case is based on the Elgar Parishad-Bhima Koregaon violence case in which the NIA has arrested 16 activists, including Gadling. Special judge Rajesh Katariya permitted ED officials to question Gadling on August 17, 18, and 19 at Taloja jail in Navi Mumbai where he is lodged.
The army recruitment rally for women under the Agnipath scheme for general duty in corps of military police will be held from November 1 to 3 at Manekshaw Parade Ground in Bengaluru, a notification from the Defence ministry said. Eligibility standards Eligible candidates should be 17.5 to 23 years old, with height of 162 centimetres. Candidates need to have passed class 10/Matric with 45% marks in aggregate and 33% in each subject.
The Bombay high court on Wednesday confirmed the interim protection from arrest granted earlier to Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kirit Somaiya and his son Neil after police said that they did not have any evidence of misappropriation of funds by the duo in the INS Vikrant case. The HC was also informed that a 72-hour notice would be issued to them if they were required to be arrested.
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday made its first arrests in connection with the Bengal school recruitment scam in which former minister Partha Chatterjee and his aide Arpita Mukherjee were arrested by the Enforcement Directorate on July 23. The CBI arrested convenor of the special advisory committee, Shanti Prasad Sinha formed for the appointments and Ashok Saha, who was a secretary of the state School Service Commission.