Category Archives: Other States

Yogi Adityanath will take oath as UP CM tomorrow


Lucknow: The BJP legislature party in Uttar Pradesh today chose saffron -clad Gorakhpur MP Yogi Adityanath as the next chief minister of Uttar Pradesh.

The swearing in ceremony will be held tomorrow.

Trivendra Singh Rawat will be Uttarakhand CM 

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Dehradun: In Uttarakhand, where Assembly elections have just concluded and Bharatiya Janata Party has emerged the winner, Trivendra Singh Rawat was today elected as leader of the BJP leguslature party leader.

Rawat, who has been an RSS pracharak, will take the oath of office and secrecy along with his council of ministers in Dehradun on Saturday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and BJP chief Amit Shah will be present at the ceremony.

After his election, Rawat and state BJP unit president Ajay Bhatt , along with a few BJP MLAs met Governor K K Paul and staked claim to form the government.

Parrikar is Goa CM

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:Panaji: Manohar Parrikar, who resigned as Defence Minister, today took the oath of office and secrecy as the chief minister of Goa.

Parrikar  heads a BJP-led coalition government. The BJP, after trailing behind the Congress in the just concluded Assembly election, managed to muster support of local allies and a few independent MLAs to stich a majority and stake claim to form a government.

Earlier today, the Supreme Court rejected a Congress plea to block the swearing in and ordered a floor test for Parrikar to prove his majority on March 16.

Apex Court clears way for Parrikar’s swearing in as Goa CM, floor test on Mar 16

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today rejected a plea by the Congress to stay the swearing in ceremony and paved the way for Manohar Parrikar to take the oath of office as the Chief Minister of Goa.

Parrikar will be a sworn-in this evening.

Passing an order in this regard, the apex court directed that the senior most member in the Assembly be made the protem speaker and there should be a floor test on Thursday.

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar, held a special sitting as the apex court was on vacation for Holi. It urged the Goa Governor Mridula Sinha to summon the House for the floor test on March 16

The Supreme Court said all the sensitive and contentious issues raised in the petition by Goa Congress Legislative Party (CLP) leader Chandrakant Kavlekar “can be