Devendra Fadnavis takes over as CM of Maharashtra31 October 2014, New Delhi, AgenciesDevendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as the chief minister of the first BJP government of Maharashtra at a gala public function here on Friday. Nine other ministers also took the oath.
Union Carbide ex-chief Warren Anderson is dead
Warren Anderson, who headed Union Carbide when a gas leak in its Bhopal pesticide plant killed thousands, is dead, the New York Times reported. Anderson died on Sep 29 at a nursing home in Vero Beach, Florida, aged 92, the Times said.
Lotus to bloom today sans Sena It would be a minority government which would sworn-in under the leadership of BJP’s Devendra Fadnavis in Mumbai on Friday. The Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray expressing regret over not attending the grand swearing in function.
Austerity drive: No first class air travel for babus Unveiling an austerity drive to trim fiscal deficit, the government has banned first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchase of cars while freezing new appointments.
‘Implement 1984 SIT probe at the earliest’AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal has raised questions as to why the SIT which his government had constituted to investigate the 1984 riots when AAP was in power, is yet to be implemented by the BJP government at the Centre.
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Devotees offer prayers during Chhath festival celebrations at Galta Kund in Jaipur on Wednesday.