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BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn-in as 15th chief minister of Assam

BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma sworn-in as 15th chief minister of Assam

New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday sworn in as the 15th chief minister of Assam. He replaced former CM Sarbananda Sonowal. Sarma was the charioteer of Bharatiya Janta Party’s stride in the Northeast. He was administered the oath in presence of state Governor Jagdish

“Need to put house in order”: Sonia Gandhi to Cong on poll performances

“Need to put house in order”: Sonia Gandhi to Cong on poll performances

New Delhi: Interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Monday asked her party members to “take note of serious setbacks (and) put house in order”, following party’s disappointing performances in elections. She said senior leaders from Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Bengal – the states and UT that went to

Hours after Mamata takes charge, receives warning from Home Ministry

Hours after Mamata takes charge, receives warning from Home Ministry

New Delhi: Just a few hours after swearing in as the third consecutive Chief Minister of West Bengal and giving a major blow to its rival BJP in state assembly elections, Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, was shot off another letter by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs asking why

PM calls Bengal governor over post-poll violence, MHA seeks report

PM calls Bengal governor over post-poll violence, MHA seeks report

Kolkata: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reportedly dialed the Governor of West Bengal to discuss the post-poll violence in the state and deteriorating law and order situation, after 12 people died in the violence. However, the number of killed could go higher if include the number of those killed during the

Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls: A nip and tuck affair for BJP, SP

Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls: A nip and tuck affair for BJP, SP

Lucknow: As counting for Uttar Pradesh panchayat elections are in full swing, the exit poll results show dramatic fluctuation in statistics of fortunes of candidates backed by BJP and SP, touted as a bellwether of the high-stakes assembly elections next year. According to the state election commission, as many as

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