Narendra Modi Swearing-in Highlights: Sushma Swaraj dropped from PM Modi’s new team, tweets ‘Thank you’ note
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took oath for a second term today at 7 pm. The ceremony was attended by 6,000 invitees, including foreign dignitaries, allies and adversaries.Also read: PM Modi begins day at Rajghat, Vajpayee’s memorial before taking oathUnited Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi, her son and Congress president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh attended the ceremony which took place at Rashtrapati Bhavan.Also read: NDA II takes oath today, all eyes on Modi’s new teamFollow updates here:
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath would induct 20 ministers into his cabinet on Tuesday. The names of the ministers have been finalised keeping in view regional and caste equations as well as national polls due next year, Congress leaders said. They were cleared after Nath met Congress chief Rahul Gandhi over the weekend. The Congress’ chief whip in Lok Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia, former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh and ex-state Congress chief, Arun Yadav, also attended the meeting.Congress managed to win 114 seats in 231-member state assembly. Congress spokesperson Shobha Oza said the oath-taking ceremony would be held at the Raj Bhavan, where Governor Anandiben Patel will administer the oath to the ministers.Highlights:
Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel on Tuesday expanded his Cabinet with nine MLAs being sworn in as ministers.Baghel was sworn in with two other senior Congress leaders — TS Singhdeo and Tamrdhawaj Sahu — last Monday.Congress has registered a landslide victory in Chhattisgarh polls, winning 68 seats in 90 member assembly. The BJP, which was in power in the state since 2003, was reduced to 15 seats while former chief minister Ajit Jogi-led Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (J) managed to win five seats. Jogi’s ally Bahujan Samaj Party has won two seats.Here are the highlights:
Highlights : The Asian Games 2018 is here and nations from all around the continent will be vying for top honours in 40 sports and 462 gold medal events. Following their Commonwealth Games success in 2010, India grabbed their best medal haul at the continental games the same year in Guangzhou, China, winning 14 gold medals, 17 silver and 37 bronze. Neeraj Chopra lead the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the Asian Games.