The meeting will be followed by the Prime Minister meeting President Ram Nath Kovind to hand over the resolution recommending the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha and the resignations of the council of ministers, ANI reported.
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:
Until these 1993 rules are modified, or the individual matters are decided by a bench of the apex court, the elected government cannot presume to possess powers to make postings and transfers; status quo has to prevail until modified by the competent authority - the ministry of home affairs.
While Engineer Rashid was holding a protest in Srinagar against civilian killings and threats to Kashmiri journalists, the police intercepted the march and took him and his supporters into preventive custody.
The Uttarakhand unit of BJP has demanded more representation from the state in the Union cabinet amid speculation that Prime Minister Narendra Modi may expand his council of ministers ahead of the 2019 general election