May 11, 2021 10:56 AM IST
KR Gouri, who was the revenue minister in EMS Namboodiripad ministry, is credited with playing a key role in bringing the revolutionary Agrarian Relations Bill
- May 10, 2021 03:43 PM IST
Congress’ central election authority had proposed June 23 as the date of polling to choose the new Congress chief.
- May 10, 2021 03:05 PM IST
"We will start working from tomorrow to achieve this objective," Sarma told reporters here after taking oath.
- May 10, 2021 03:04 PM IST
Mallikarjun Kharge sent his set of six suggestions to tackle the crisis due to the pandemic and said the Prime Minister's Office alone cannot handle it.
- May 10, 2021 02:04 PM IST
Suvendu Adhikari, a former close aide of the Trinamool Congress supremo Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, had defeated her in the high-profile Nandigram constituency by 1,956 votes.
- May 10, 2021 01:19 PM IST
"We have taken strict measures, a total lockdown will hamper livelihood of people," Banerjee said, addressing a press conference at the state secretariat following the first cabinet meeting of her newly formed government.
- May 10, 2021 01:00 PM IST
"The situation that arose out of post-poll violence is worrisome. I will be visiting the violence-hit areas in the state," Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar underlined.
- May 10, 2021 12:35 PM IST
The meeting of the top Congress body has been convened to deliberate and introspect on the party's poor performance in the just-concluded assembly elections.
- May 10, 2021 12:22 PM IST
The list comprises of 24 cabinet ministers, 10 ministers of state with independent charge and nine ministers of state.
- May 10, 2021 12:08 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma's oath of office was administered by Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi
- May 10, 2021 10:48 AM IST
Sarma’s cabinet will have ministers from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its alliance partners, the Asom Gana Parishad (AGP) and the United People’s Party Liberal (UPPL).
- May 10, 2021 09:19 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee's new Cabinet will include veteran Trinamool Congress leaders such as Subrata Mukherjee, Partha Chatterjee, Firhad Hakim, Aroop Biswas, Chandrima Bhattacharya, Sujit Bose and Shashi Panja
- May 10, 2021 09:07 AM IST
Kolkata, May 9 Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, on a request by the CBI, sanctioned the prosecution of Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mi..
- May 10, 2021 08:25 AM IST
BJP leader Himanta Biswa Sarma will be administered the oath of office by Governor Jagdish Mukhi at 12 pm, though the names of ministers to be sworn-in with him is yet to be announced.
- May 09, 2021 01:12 PM IST
Himanta Biswa Sarma, the BJP Assam unit's 'master strategist' pips incumbent Sarbananda Sonowal for the state's top job
- May 09, 2021 08:47 AM IST
The BJP had not announced a chief ministerial candidate before the recent Legislative Assembly elections. This had led to speculation over the last week about who would become Assam’s next chief minister.
- May 09, 2021 07:23 AM IST
BJP's central leadership had summoned chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal and Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, both contenders for the state's top job, to New Delhi on May 8 for discussions on government formation.
- May 08, 2021 08:24 PM IST
The Taliban has denied responsibility for the bombing; the attack comes as US troops prepare to leave Afghanistan entirely by September 11 - the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
- May 08, 2021 12:34 PM IST
In 2016, the BJP had projected Sarbananda Sonowal as its chief ministerial candidate. This time, the party had said it would decide who would be the next Assam chief minister after the polls.
- May 08, 2021 08:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Boris Johnson's pillars of “getting Brexit done” and “leveling up” struggling areas in northern England and the Midlands have fueled a separatist drive in Scotland.
- May 07, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Addressing the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) meeting virtually, she said the battle against the pandemic transcends political differences and everyone has to fight it together as a nation.
- May 07, 2021 02:42 PM IST
Banerjee also said that the Centre hiked oxygen allocation for other states out of the total production in Bengal, despite its enhanced requirement.
- May 07, 2021 02:02 PM IST
Lt Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan administered the oath of office and secrecy to Rangasamy, who has become Chief Minister for the fourth time.
- May 07, 2021 01:39 PM IST
His remarks came after the Union Health Ministry data updated on Friday showed a record 4,14,188 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day in India, raising the country's tally to 2,14,91,598. The active cases have crossed the 36-lakh mark.
- May 07, 2021 01:38 PM IST
Addressing the virtual meeting of the Congress Parliamentary Party, she said the Congress Working Committee (CWC) would meet soon to review the assembly poll results.