BS Yediyurappa

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Karnataka CM BS Yediyurappa Tests COVID Positive for the Second Time in 8 Months

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa tested positive for COVID-19, on April 16. The report came out hours after he conducted a meeting with the state officials to discuss COVID situation in Karnataka. He requested those who have come in close contact with him recently to exercise self-quarantine. Notably, the 78-year-old CM had tested positive for the first time in August 2020. 

Fri, 16 Apr 2021 - 03:16 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Chief Minister BS Yediyurpaa, Karnataka, Coronavirus, Chief Minister

Courtesy: LiveMint

Yogi Adityanath

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath Tests COVID-19 Positive; Isolates Himself

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has been tested positive for COVID-19. Self-isolating himself, CM advised to work virtually and urged everyone to get tested for those who came in contact with him. Reportedly, Adityanath had isolated himself after several officials at his office tested positive for coronavirus. Notably, he had already received the first jab of COVID vaccine earlier this month. 

Wed, 14 Apr 2021 - 05:24 PM / by Neha Sanjeev

Tags: Yogi Adityanath, covid 19, Uttar Pradesh, Chief Minister

Courtesy: NDTV

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

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Punjab: CM Amarinder Announces Free Travel For Women In State Run Buses

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on March 31 announced free travel for women in Punjab Roadways Transport Corporation, Punjab Roadways Buses and locally owned city bus services. While the free travel excluded AC, Volvo and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) buses, the CM claimed of fulfilling 85% of manifesto promises. Moreover, the CM said that while the promise was to reduce the bus tickets for women to 50%, he made it all free.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 09:11 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Punjab, Punjab Government, Transportation, Women Safety, Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh

Courtesy: Economic Times

Tirath Singh Rawat

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Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat Appointed As Uttarakhand's New CM

Garhwal MP Tirath Singh Rawat on March 10 was delegated as Uttarakhand's Chief Minister after ex-CM Trivendra Singh Rawat abdicated the post on March 9. Former Uttarakhand BJP chief (2013-2015) Tirath Singh will take the oath on March 10 itself. The decision was taken after the hill state's BJP legislature party meeting. However, there were several potential candidates, including Haridwar MP Ramesh Pokhriyal and State Higher Education… read-more

Wed, 10 Mar 2021 - 01:25 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Uttarakhand, Chief Minister, Tirath Singh Rawat, CM Trivendra Singh Rawat, BJP, Ramesh Pokhiriyal, Dhan Singh Rawat

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'Metro Man' E Sreedharan.

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Kerala BJP Nominates 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan As CM Candidate

As a surprising move, BJP Kerala chief K Surendran revealed that he has requested the party high command to announce 'Metro Man' E Sreedharan as the chief ministerial candidate for the Kerala assembly elections. Reportedly, the news has surfaced on Sreedharan's last working day in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation. The octogenarian had earlier showed interest in the CM's post after he was inducted into the BJP in February.

Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 04:48 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Kerala, K Surendran, E Sreedharan, Chief Minister, BJP, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation

Courtesy: NDTV

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

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Assam Eyes Trade With ASEAN Countries By Developing Guwahati

Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal on December 14 pitched Guwahati as a major trade link between the state and the ASEAN countries. The CM said, "The ASEAN block provides a large and lucrative market for Assam." He also stated that the state has already received Rs 55,000 crore of the Rs 79,000-crore investment proposal secured during the global investors' summit 2018. He added his government was zooming in on the development of the agriculture… read-more

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 02:35 PM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Assam, Guwahati, Chief Minister, Southeast Asia

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Arvind Kejriwal at farmers' protest at the Singhu border.

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Delhi Police Accused Of Putting CM Kejriwal Under House Arrest

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Saurabh Bharadwaj has alleged that Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has been put under house arrest due to his visit to the Delhi-Haryana border on December 7. Bharadwaj also claimed that the police had beaten those MLAs who went to meet the Delhi CM at his residence. He added that BJP leaders were positioned outside the CM residence. However, North-Delhi DCP Anto Alphonse has denied the allegations.

Tue, 08 Dec 2020 - 11:29 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Chief Minister, Saurabh Bharadwaj, Singhu Border, Farmers' Protest

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Tarun Gogoi passes away

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Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi Passes Away; PM Expresses Grief

Former Assam CM Tarun Gogoi, who had tested positive for COVID-19 and had multiple organ failure, passed away on November 23 at Gauhati Medical College Hospital. The 84-year-old former CM's health condition was critical, and he was under treatment for the past two months. He had served three times as the CM of Assam. "Anguished by his passing away," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while expressing his grief.

Mon, 23 Nov 2020 - 06:40 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Tarun Gogoi, Covid-19, Chief Minister, Assam, Narendra Modi

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Supreme Court

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Chhattisgarh Plans To Drag Centre's Farm Bills In Supreme Court

Chhattisgarh Agriculture Minister Ravindra Choubey said that the state government will challenge the Centre's farm bills in the Supreme Court. Reportedly, the minister has discussed the matter with CM Bhupesh Baghel to introduce new legislation that will minimize the impact of the Centre's farm bills. Currently, the government examines any loophole in the bills that can be addressed, and plans to hold an assembly session to pass the new… read-more

Wed, 07 Oct 2020 - 10:58 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Chhattisgarh, Agriculture Minister, Chief Minister, farmer bills

Syeda Anwara Taimur

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Former Assam CM Syeda Anwara Taimur Passes Away In Australia

Former Assam Chief Minister, Syeda Anwara Taimur, who was also the only woman CM of the state, passed away on September 28, in Australia. She had completed her graduation from AMU, then joined politics, and became the 8th CM of Assam. She served from 1980-81 and was also a two-time member of Rajya Sabha. “Her contributions towards Assam’s development will be remembered,” PM Modi wrote on Twitter, condoling her demise.

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 03:38 AM / by Nilesh Bansal

Tags: Assam, PM Narendra Modi, India, Chief Minister