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  • Mamata Banerjee sworn in as West Bengal CM; 17 new faces in cabinet
    Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee was sworn in as Chief Minister of West Bengal on Friday. The list of council of Ministers, which he submitted to Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, includes 41ministers. Out of the 41 ministers sworn in on Friday, there were 17 new faces. The Council of Ministers include eight Ministers of State and five Ministers of State (independent charge). Except Malda and Darjeeling, where the TMC failed to open its account, there is representation from all districts.  
    2016-05-27 03:55:39 PM
  • PM Modi Sounds the Poll Bugle, Says He's a UP-wala
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi signalled the beginning of the battle for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2017 in the state yesterday. Addressing a rally at Saharanpur to mark two years of his government at the Centre, Modi spoke on farmers and the poor. Modi presented a report of the work done by his government. He also announced an increase in the retirement age of government doctors to 65 years, explaining that the move will help in curbing shortage of medical professionals.  
    2016-05-27 10:52:17 AM
  • Mamata Banerjee, Narada-tainted TMC Leaders To Be Sworn-in Today
    West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee will take oath of office for a second term today at 12:45 P.M. She has already submitted to Governor Kesari Nath Tripathi the list of ministers who are going to take oath along with her at Red Road. Former Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Shukla, singer Indranil Sen and Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee are among the 17 new faces in Mamata’s 42-member ministry.
    2016-05-27 10:41:04 AM
  • Puducherry CM: Narayanasamy Stakes Claim, Congress Divided
    AICC General Secretary V. Narayanasamy has staked claim for the chief minister's post in Puducherry. Narayanasamy's move has caused more confusion and complication in Congress which remains still undecided on government formation in the union territory. Although Narayanasamy did not contest the polls, he has claimed that he enjoys the support of a majority of MLAs. Others argue that he has the support of five Congress MLAs only.
    2016-05-27 10:40:03 AM


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