At a brief ceremony in the Darbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan, President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Misra.
The leaders will meet again today to finalize the strategy on the issue agreeing at the meeting to use "all parliamentary tools including a demand for constituting a joint parliamentary committee to go into the issue and hold the government to account.
For the first time in the history of National Sports Awards, four athletes were chosen for the Khel Ratna honour, owing to the three girls' superlative show at the Rio Olympics.
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The civic body is also dedicating to the summit an 'India- Africa Friendship Rose Garden' on Shantipath, which will be inaugurated by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on October 25.
According to sources, the party will evolve its strategy on the land acquisition bill only after assessing the response of various parties on the passage of two bills on mines and coal that were sent to the Select Committees of Rajya Sabha. The bills on mines and coal will come up tomorrow in the Upper House.
President Pranab Mukherjee, welcoming Biden, said India always gave high priority to its relations with the United States of Amercia and it appreciates the strong voice of support for India-related issues in the Senate, including the bilateral Civil Nuclear Cooperation Agreement.
Following Ajay Maken's resignation ahead of the cabinet reshuffle, new cabinet ministers were sworn in on Monday at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
In a medical update of the rape survivor, doctors said she was still on ventilator and had bouts of vomiting on Sunday night. The doctors were doing a detailed check up of the woman now.
A day after the police crackdown on anti-rape protesters at India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhawan, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde justified the police action.
The police fired tear gas shells for the third time as protester tried to break barricades outside the Rashtrapati Bhawan. However, the protests at India Gate continued to be peaceful with people performing street plays and giving suggestions like CCTV recording while filing FIRs in police station.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said that Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi's entry into the Cabinet will be a welcome development. Singh made the remark at the Rashtrapati Bhawan where he had gone to attend the swearing in ceremony of Hamid Ansari as Vice President.
Hamid Ansari took oath as India's 14th vice-president at a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on Saturday.
Former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma is confident of winning the Presidential election despite UPA's Presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee emerging stronger with more support.
Basu wants Manmohan Singh to take charge of Finance Ministry
Hours after APJ Abdul Kalam pulled out of the race for the Rashtrapati Bhawan, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee said that the decision by the former president to not contest the presidential poll has "hurt deeply".
Even as sources indicated differences between Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Samajwadi Party Mulayam Singh Yadav, it appears that former President APJ Abdul Kalam remains the top choice for the Presidential candidate.
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee sticks to her choice, saying former APJ Abdul Kalam is the number one choice.
The Congress on Thursday took on the Trinamool Congress-Samajwadi Party combine and rejected their choices for the President's post. In the first official reaction after the Mamata-Mulayam snub to the Congress's choice, party spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi said, "Manmohan Singh will remain the Prime Minister till 2014."
Trinamool Congress chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is still playing hard ball with Congress before committing its support on the President's candidature, on Wednesday got an invite from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh too, which means she will meet him right after or before meeting UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi.
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is the first choice for the post of President for the Samajwadi Party, sources have indicated. They said that there have been informal talks between the Congress and Samajwadi Party on the issue.
Even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee emerges as the front runner in the race for becoming the next President of India, it won't be that easy for him. Ahead of the crucial meeting between UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee, there could be other surprises.
The race for the Rashtrapati Bhawan has gathered more steam. The Election Commission is expected to issue a notification on Monday. The chances of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee becoming UPA's Presidential candidate are high.
CNBC-TV18‘s Aakansha Sethi, quoting sources, looks at how the balance of power will change if Pranab Mukherjee moves to Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Another name has now came up in the race for the next President of India. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said that the BJD and the Jayalalithaa-led AIADMK will support NCP leader and former Lok Sabha Speaker PA Sangma.