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Supreme Court verdict on Delhi vs Centre settles age-old debate on city's statehood, but suffers lack of specificity
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Supreme Court verdict on Delhi vs Centre settles age-old debate on city's statehood, but suffers lack of specificity

The majority opinion, authored by the chief justice of the Supreme Court, did not enumerate a list of subjects upon which the L-G could differ and escalate the matter to the president

Arvind Kejriwal calls SC verdict on power tussle with Delhi L-G 'big victory'; landmark decision, says Manish Sisodia
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Arvind Kejriwal calls SC verdict on power tussle with Delhi L-G 'big victory'; landmark decision, says Manish Sisodia

Reading out their judgment, a five-judge bench in a majority order said that the state and Union must be healthy, the two must collaborate and take decisions in consonance of the Constitution.

Delhi's elected government, not L-G, has real power: Key points of Supreme Court verdict in AAP vs Centre case
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Delhi's elected government, not L-G, has real power: Key points of Supreme Court verdict in AAP vs Centre case

In its judgment, the Supreme Court ruled that the L-G is "bound by the aid and advice" of the Delhi government's Council of Ministers".

Sumitra Mahajan should have taken no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha despite disruption; rules of procedure allow it
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Sumitra Mahajan should have taken no-confidence motion in Lok Sabha despite disruption; rules of procedure allow it

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan's statement that she needs the House in order to take its leave, assumes that the Speaker has powers to decide the circumstances in which the motion of no-confidence is introduced

Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry on 9 April; 4 BJP MLAs, 1 each from AGP, BPF in line for berths
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Sarbananda Sonowal set to expand Assam ministry on 9 April; 4 BJP MLAs, 1 each from AGP, BPF in line for berths

AGP MLA from Barpeta Phani Bhushan Choudhury and BPF MLA Emmanuel Mosahary from Tamulpur constituency are likely to get ministerial berths in the Sarbananda Sonowal ministry in Assam.

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local polls
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Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena adds loyalist to govt, makes bid to strengthen party ahead of local polls

Sri Lankan president Maithripala Sirisena included a veteran politician and his loyalist in the Council of Ministers, in a bid to strengthen his party ahead of local-level elections.

Punjab Cabinet approves closure of Bathinda and Ropar power units, to ensure no job loss happens
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Punjab Cabinet approves closure of Bathinda and Ropar power units, to ensure no job loss happens

The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved the closure of the inefficient power units in Bathinda and Ropar with effect from 1 January, 2018, without any job losses.

Himachal Pradesh Election 2017 results: Virbhadra Singh resigns as chief minister after BJP wrests power in state
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Himachal Pradesh Election 2017 results: Virbhadra Singh resigns as chief minister after BJP wrests power in state

A day after the party's defeat in the Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, Congress leader Virbhadra Singh on Tuesday tendered his resignation as chief minister and that of the Council of Ministers to Governor Acharya Devvrat.

Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister is feeble attempt at feminism; don't be fooled by govt spin
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Nirmala Sitharaman as defence minister is feeble attempt at feminism; don't be fooled by govt spin

This is a post-truth era. Even so, it’s difficult to swallow the feminist spin that’s being sought to be given to Nirmala Sitharaman’s surprise appointment as defence minister in Narendra Modi’s latest Cabinet rejig.

Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle: Perform or perish, is PM's message as BJP's old guard gives way to bureaucrats
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Narendra Modi's Cabinet reshuffle: Perform or perish, is PM's message as BJP's old guard gives way to bureaucrats

On Sunday, nine new members, including four senior bureaucrats and BJP leaders from poll-bound states were inducted into Union Council of Ministers. Four ministers — Dharmendra Pradhan, Piyush Goyal, Nirmala Sitharaman and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi — were elevated to Narendra Modi's Cabinet.

Cabinet reshuffle as it happened: Modi's picks balance caste equations in UP, Rajasthan ahead of Assembly polls
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Cabinet reshuffle as it happened: Modi's picks balance caste equations in UP, Rajasthan ahead of Assembly polls

Nine new faces including former IFS officer Hardeep Puri, ex-Mumbai Police chief Satyapal Singh and retired IAS officer Alphons Kannanthanam will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday as part of a major revamp by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

JD(U) not even invited to join NDA government, claims Lalu Prasad Yadav
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JD(U) not even invited to join NDA government, claims Lalu Prasad Yadav

Patna: RJD supremo Lalu Prasad claimed that Nitish Kumar's JD(U) was not even invited to join the NDA government by Prime Minister Narendra Modi or BJP chief Amit Shah in the Cabinet reshuffle.

Narendra Modi Cabinet reshuffle: 9 new ministers join government, 4 elevated to top posts
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Narendra Modi Cabinet reshuffle: 9 new ministers join government, 4 elevated to top posts

New Delhi: Four junior ministers — Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Dharmendra Pradhan, Nirmala Sitharaman and Piyush Goyal — were elavated to the Cabinet rank and nine fresh faces inducted as ministers of state in a major rejig of his team by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Cabinet reshuffle: 9 ministers, including party veterans, ex-diplomat in Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers
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Cabinet reshuffle: 9 ministers, including party veterans, ex-diplomat in Narendra Modi's Council of Ministers

Narendra Modi will expand his Council of Ministers for the third time, and probably for the last time before the country votes for a new Lok Sabha in 2019. Modi will induct nine new ministers in the cabinet reshuffle

Centre declines sharing details of CBI chief appointment, cites confidentiality clause under RTI Act
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Centre declines sharing details of CBI chief appointment, cites confidentiality clause under RTI Act

The Personnel Ministry has refused to share details on the appointment of the CBI chief citing confidentiality clause under the Right to Information (RTI) Act.

IORA summit: Can the meet turn a low-profile group into dynamic regional organisation?
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IORA summit: Can the meet turn a low-profile group into dynamic regional organisation?

The Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) is holding its first summit meeting in Jakarta on 5-7 March on the 20th anniversary of its formation.

Cabinet reshuffle: Council of 78 ministers not too large for India, says Venkaiah Naidu
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Cabinet reshuffle: Council of 78 ministers not too large for India, says Venkaiah Naidu

Information and Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said 78 ministers were not a large number for a country as large and diverse as India.

Narendra Modi’s penchant for 'going solo' is not ideal for a country like India
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Narendra Modi’s penchant for 'going solo' is not ideal for a country like India

No single person can be a repository of all knowledge and after the cabinet expansion, it's clear that Modi’s penchant for going solo is not ideal for India

Dropped from Cabinet, Gujarat MP Kundariya says he respects party's decision, resigns
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Dropped from Cabinet, Gujarat MP Kundariya says he respects party's decision, resigns

Rajkot MP Mohanbhai Kundariya said he respects party's decision and has resigned as Minister of State for Agriculture.