French President Emmanuel Macron named Edouard Philippe, the 46-year-old Mayor of Le Havre city, as his Prime Minister.
The appointments of Yogi Adityanath as UP CM and Keshav Prasad Maurya as his deputy were challenged in the the Allahabad High Court.
The first sitting of the 17th UP Assembly witnessed unruly scenes and pandemonium with the opposition throwing paper missiles at Governor Ram Naik.
Superstar Rajinikanth kept his fans guessing on his entry into politics.
The Mamata Banerjee ministry in West Bengal was expanded with the induction of two ministers.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said he is not in race for the post of Prime Minister in 2019 elections.
The customary address of Naik to the joint sitting of the two Houses of the state legislature was drowned in the uproar created by the opposition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives defeated the ruling Social Democrats in a key election, exit polls showed.
Trump is trying to determine how moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem could affect his hopes of brokering a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians.