Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has allocated portfolios to Ministers inducted into the expanded cabinet, while keeping 37 departments with him, including 11 major departments like Home, Information, Revenue and Housing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often flaunted his humble roots with pride, when he used to sell tea during his childhood. Now, Mamata Banerjee seems to have taken up that role of preparing tea, albeit for a day.
Congress MP Karti Chidambaram termed the arrest of his father and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram by the CBI on Wednesday night a "politically motivated witch-hunt", alleging the entire drama was being done for "voyeurism".
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused the Modi government of using the CBI and ED and "sections of a spineless media" to character assassinate senior party leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram.
Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray - who has been summoned by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday for investigation - secured support from an unexpected quarter, his estranged cousin and ruling ally Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray.
In what can be termed as a near-total revamp of the Yogi Adityanath government, 23 new ministers were sworn in on Wednesday at the Raj Bhawan by Governor Anandiben Patel.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday came out in support of former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram saying he is being "shamefully" hunted down for exposing the failures of the central government.
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday described as "dangerous" RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's call for a "discussion" on reservations.
Even as the Congress is trying to realise what is its stated position on Article 370, the BJP has gone full frontal with its poll preparations.The party will convene a meeting on Tuesday where the poll-bound states are to be the focus.