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Tuesday , May 20 , 2014
 

Modi is appointed PM, to be sworn in with council of ministers on Monday

Updated: 20 May 2014, Tuesday, 18:38 hrs (IST)
Narendra Modi, who steered the Bharatiya Janata Party and the National Democratic Alliance to a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, was on Tuesday appointed Prime Minister, ushering in a new era of a non-Congress government with an absolute majority on its own in 30 years. ...   | Read..
 

There is new hope, will try to live up to expectations: Modi

Updated: 20 May 2014, Tuesday, 14:15 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister designate Narendra Modi, unanimously elected as the leader of Bharatiya Janata Party’s Parliamentary party on Tuesday, promised to try his best to live up to the expectations of the people....   | Read..
 

On 3rd anniversary, Mamata thanks 3 M’s for Lok Sabha mandate

Updated: 20 May 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
The Trinamul Congress government in West Bengal completed its third year in office on Tuesday, which followed the party's thumping victory in the just-concluded Lok Sabh...   | Read..
 

After Lok Sabha score of 5/80, Akhilesh sacks 36 SP leaders- but refuses to follow Nitish example

Updated: 20 May 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday sacked 36 leaders having status of minister of state in his government but ruled out his resignation. ...   | Read..
 

RBI working on tough code for sellers for financial products

Updated: 20 May 2014, Tuesday, 17:00 hrs (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India is formulating strict guidelines to discourage lenders from mis-selling products and to hold them accountable for all products they are offering. ...   | Read..
 

Time to hang up? Not here

Painted across the under-dome of the waiting hall in the Prime Minister’s Office at South Block is a mural whose message may have....   | Read..
 

Thank you, for not prolonging the drama

Sonia and Rahul Gandhi offered to resign their party posts today in what seemed a largely symbolic move and were quickly persuaded to withdraw the gesture by the Congress Wor...   | Read..
 

This house is now yours

Nitish Kumar today stuck to his decision to give up the chief minister’s chair but sprang a surprise by picking his low-profile cabinet colleague Jitan Ram Manjhi for t...   | Read..
 

Gogoi mulls ‘major’ reshuffle on return

Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi assured a group of legislators this evening that he would effect a “major” ministerial reshuffle to tone up his government in the...   | Read..
 

Naveen to take oath tomorrow

Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president Naveen Patnaik will take oath as chief minister of the state for the fourth consecutive term on Wednesday. ...   | Read..
 

Fringe groups to be struck off rebel list

The state may remove seven so-called splinter groups from the list of Left-wing extremists and treat persons involved with them as petty criminals in a move to distinguish t...   | Read..
 
Time to hang up? Not here
 
 
Quote of the day
I donít think resignation and the designations are the way forward
Manish Tewari
on the Congressís future
 
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