Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah and Deputy CM DK Shivakumar held a meeting with the senior leaders of the Congress and finalized cabinet expansion. Four leaders, Randeep Singh Surjewala, KC Venugopal, DK Shivakumar and Siddaramaih, finalized 24 MLAs, selected as ministers, who will take the oath on May 27. The finalized names is not yet disclosed and has been sent to INC President Mallikarjun Kharge for a final decision.
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To control the situation in Rajasthan amid the political crisis, the State CM Ashok Gehlot held an informal meeting with a few MLAs and ministers. The meeting was held on September 27, at the CM residence and was attended by ministers Sukhram Bishnoi, Rajender Yadav, Saleh Mohammad, Madan Prajapat, Amin Kagzi and others. Meanwhile, the Congress unit in Rajasthan under Ajay Maken, issued indiscipline notice to three Gehlot loyalists.
According to Association for Democratic Reforms report, 75 percent of Maharashtra's ministers have announced criminal charges against them. The state has 20 ministers, including Chief Minister Eknath Shinde, 15 of whom have disclosed criminal offences in their electoral affidavits. ADR… read-more
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Punjab government, led by Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, is preparing to restructure its first cabinet. The cabinet development follows bypoll outcomes and the criminal prosecution of one of the Bhagwant Mann ministry's main ministers. The new ministers' names have not been announced. 5 to 6 new ministers, including a female MLA, are expected to take the oath of office on July 4. Bhagwant Mann's cabinet currently has only 9 ministers.
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Newly appointed Chief Minister of Punjab Bhagwant Mann, on March 19, conducted his first Cabinet meet. In addition, Mann gave a nod to filling up of 25,000 vacant posts in various state departments. He said, ''10,000 jobs will be given in the Punjab Police and the rest in various other departments, boards, and corporations. Also, there will be no discrimination, no recommendation and no bribe".
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Chhatisgarh CM Bhupendra Baghel, on December 8, chaired a Cabinet meeting and took key decisions. The Cabinet approved additional ration under the Chhatisgarh Food & Nutrition Security Act at a cost of Rs 223.58 crore. It also approved land allotment for industrial establishment to ST, SCs & Tribals under Chhattisgarh Industrial Policy (2019-2024). It also allowed amendments in teacher's recruitment, hike in bus fares and Industrial… read-more
Brittany Higgins, an Australian woman has triggered the #MeToo protest nationwide after she spoke in February about her alleged rape in the Parliament. Reportedly, the 26-year-old was hospitalised on May 27 for her mental wellbeing. While she has inspired thousands of women across the country to stand against the misogyny and sexism followed in the Australian parliament, President Scott Morrison has refused to take any action against the… read-more
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