Thackeray tells rebels he is ready to quit as CM; would like to see a Shiv Sainik as successor

Mumbai, Jun 22 (PTI) Breaking his silence after his government was pushed to the brink of collapse by rebel Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said he was ready to quit his post if the rebel MLAs tell him that they don’t want him to continue as CM. In… Continue reading Thackeray tells rebels he is ready to quit as CM; would like to see a Shiv Sainik as successor

Manik Saha to be new Tripura CM

New Delhi, May 14 (PTI) Manik Saha will be the new Tripura chief minister succeeding Biplab Kumar Deb who resigned earlier on Saturday, BJP leaders said. Saha was elected the BJP legislature party leader, they said. “Congratulations and best wishes to @DrManikSaha2 ji on being elected as the legislature party leader. I believe under PM… Continue reading Manik Saha to be new Tripura CM

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab CM at Bhagat Singh’s village on March 16

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], March 13 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann will take oath as the Chief Minister of Punjab on Wednesday (March 16). Through a video released on Twitter, Mann announced his oath-taking ceremony date and invited the people of Punjab to attend his oath-taking ceremony at Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral place of freedom… Continue reading Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab CM at Bhagat Singh’s village on March 16

MP govt employees to get 31 per cent DA

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday announced that Dearness Allowance (DA) of state government employees will be hiked to 31 per cent from 20 per cent. ”Due to coronavirus, we could not hike the DA of state government employees. But now it will be hiked to 31 per cent and disbursed from… Continue reading MP govt employees to get 31 per cent DA

Nitish as Prez? Bihar politicos rack their brains

Patna, Feb 22 (PTI) The political fraternity in Bihar on Tuesday racked its brains on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s worthiness for the post of the President of India, which is to fall vacant in a few months from now. The ball has been set rolling by Maharashtra leader Nawab Malik who said that his party,… Continue reading Nitish as Prez? Bihar politicos rack their brains

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tests COVID-19 positive

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], January 6 (ANI): Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said that he has tested COVID-19 positive and have very mild symptoms. “This evening I got my COVID test done which came positive. I have very mild symptoms and no other problems. All the people who came in contact with me today… Continue reading Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot tests COVID-19 positive

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests positive for COVID-19

New Delhi [India], January 4 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday informed that he has tested positive for COVID-19. Taking to Twitter, he said that he has mild symptoms and is isolated at home. He has asked those who came in touch with him to isolate themselves and get tested for COVID-19. I… Continue reading Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal tests positive for COVID-19

Odisha hikes junior teachers salary by 50%

Bhubaneswar, January 3 (PTI): The Odisha government Monday announced an increase in the salary of junior teachers, both regular and contractual, engaged in primary schools of the state by 50 per cent. A statement issued by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO) said the hike will be effective from January 1, 2022. The decision of the… Continue reading Odisha hikes junior teachers salary by 50%

Assam House passes Bill for recruitment commission for Class III and IV posts

Guhwati, December 23 (PTI): Assam Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to constitute a direct recruitment commission for Class III and IV posts in different government departments and establishments. Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday said the body will be created on an experimental basis to appoint one lakh youths as per BJP’s election… Continue reading Assam House passes Bill for recruitment commission for Class III and IV posts

Punjab: FIR registered in ADGP letter leak case

New Delhi, December 20 (PTI): The Punjab Police has lodged an FIR in connection with the leak of a letter written by a senior police officer, who had cited some legal hurdles in conducting reinvestigation in some drug cases against a senior Akali leader. After the letter was leaked and surfaced on social media, Chief… Continue reading Punjab: FIR registered in ADGP letter leak case