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Cabinet Expansion in Madhya Pradesh; 28 ministers appointed

On July 2, 2020, 28 MLAs of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly took oath as ministers Highlights There are now 34 ministers in the cabinet of Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Earlier there were only 5 ministers when the government was formed in March 2020. Chouhan had taken oath as Chief Minister of the state after 22 ..

New Jharkhand High Court Chief Justice

On 18 Nov, Justice Ravi Ranjan took oath as the new chief justice of the Jharkhand High Court.  Governor Draupadi Murmu administered the oath to him. The post of the Chief Justice was lying vacant after the elevation of former chief justice Aniruddha Bose to the Supreme Court this year. The swearing ceremony was attended ..

40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris

On 13 Nov, Union HRD Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ holds bilateral talks with Education Ministers of Norway, Bangladesh, Mexico, Thailand and Malaysia on the sidelines of 40th UNESCO General Conference being held in Paris. He emphasized on collaborative research opportunities between Indian educational institutions and eminent educational institutions of Norway.   He emphasized on the   world’s ..

Dilip Parikh, former Chief Minister of Gujarat passes away

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh (82) has passed away in Ahmedabad on October 25. He started his political career as a BJP MLA. Industrialist by profession, he also served as President of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He served as the 13th Chief Minister of Gujarat during 1997-98 when he was with ..

Manohar Lal Khattar becomes CM of Haryana state for second time

Manohar Lal Khattar represents Karnal constituency in Haryana Legislative Assembly, and was sworn-in as Chief Minister of Haryana after BJP’s win in the 2014 Haryana Legislative Assembly election. He was sworn in a second time as the Chief Minister on 27 October 2019 after making an alliance with Jannayak Janta Party post 2019 Haryana Legislative ..

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh passes away

Former Gujarat Chief Minister Dilip Parikh died following a prolonged illness, said his family members. He was 82. Mr Parikh served as the 13th Chief Minister of Gujarat between October 1997 and March 1998 .

Andhra Pradesh government launches YSR Rythu Bharosa-PM Kisan Yojana

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy has launched YSR Rythu Bharosa – PM Kisan Samman Yojana in Nellore district. Under the crop investment support scheme, farmers will get financial assistance of Rs 13,500 per annum in three instalments, with the State Government contributing Rs 7,500 and the Centre Rs 6,000. Rythu Bharosa is one ..

Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV” Launched

On 9th October 2019, the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme “DHRUV”  has been launched by Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank   from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Headquarters at Bengaluru and will conclude on 24th of this month at IIT Delhi. 60 brightest and talented students from Science, Mathematics and Performing Arts have been ..