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Aruna Miller became the first Indian-American politician to be sworn in as the Lieutenant Governor of the state of Maryland, USA on 19 January 2023.

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Telangana High Court has appointed Shanti Kumari as the Chief Secretary of Internet. Shanti Kumari is an IAS officer of 1989 who became the first woman Chief Secretary of Telangana.

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BJP has won 158 out of 182 seats in Gujarat Assembly elections 2022, Congress's plight got only 16 and Aam Aadmi Party got 4 seats. Modi said that this is the victory of Gujarat. This is the victory of development and public trust.

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Delhi MCD Election Result 2022 Updates: Aam Aadmi Party won 134 seats out of 250 wards in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi elections, defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party, which has been ruling the MCD for the first time in 15 years.

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Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling became the longest-serving chief minister of any state as he completed 25 uninterrupted years in office. He broke the record of former West Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu, who held office for 23 years. The founding president of the ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) became chief minister in December 1994.
29 April 2018Politics
Former Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh chief minister and a senior Congress leader, Narayan Dutt Tiwari along with his son Rohit Shekhar joined the BJP. The 91 year old leader was thrice the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh (1976-77, 1984-85, 1988-89) and once the chief minister of Uttarakhand (2002-2007).
19 January 2017Politics
Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu today joined Congress ahead of assembly poll in Punjab after meeting party Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
16 January 2017Politics
Former Union minister and four-time MP from Khurja-Noida seat, Ashok Pradhan, rejoined BJP on Friday after a three-year stint with the ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradash. Three other SP functionaries from Noida also joined the BJP along with Pradhan.
14 January 2017Politics
In a bid to empower the transgender community in Odisha, the state government has decided to implement five sub-schemes launched by the central government.The sub-schemes will be implemented by the state government through its newly-created Department of Social Security and Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (SSEPD).
5 June 2016Politics
Gujarat government announced 10 percent reservation for economically backward classes (EBCs) in general category. EBCs in the upper castes, include Patidars, with a family income cap of 6 lakh rupees a year that is 50000 rupees per month can avail the benefit.
29 April 2016Politics
Bangladesh Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina approved a draft of the Bangladesh Supreme Court Judge (Investigation Act) 2016. It will empower the Parliament to impeach a judge in the Supreme Court, if allegation of misconduct or incapacity is proved.
26 April 2016Politics
The Haryana cabinet approved the Jat reservation bill. This comes a day after the Akhil Bhartiya Jat Aarakshan Sangharsh Samiti (ABJASS), the body that spearheaded the Jat quota stir in February
27 March 2016Politics
The Rajya Sabha passed a landmark Real Estate Bill with a promise to secure the interests of homebuyers and developers in equal measure and remove corruption and inefficiency from the sector. This bill, passed with all the new recommendations that were cleared by the Union cabinet in December, will regulate both commercial and residential projects and set up state-level regulatory authorities to monitor real estate activity
11 March 2016Politics
Uttar Pradesh Assembly passed the UP Revenue Code (Amendment) Bill 2016 replacing an ordinance issued by the Governor Ram Naik. The Bill allows Dalits of the state to sell their land to non-Dalits in the state without approval of the administration even if their remaining holding is less than 3.5 acres.
6 March 2016Politics
J P Nadda, Union Health and Welfare Minister, has termed as misleading Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh’s statement regarding the stoppage of the central government's grants.
19 February 2016Politics
The Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD) has stated that the government will construct the memorial for commemorating the life and work of late President APJ Abdul Kalam at Rameshwaram in Tamil Nadu.
15 February 2016Politics
President Pranab Mukherjee at evening approved the Union Cabinet’s recommendation for the imposition of President’s rule on Arunachal Pradesh.
27 January 2016Politics
Rajya Sabha finally passed the Juvenile Justice Bill in the presence of Nirbhaya’s parents. The Bill will now be sent to the President of India for his approval. Once the new law is in place, those between 16 to 18 years of age can be tried as adults for heinous crimes such as rape and murder. 
23 December 2015Politics
Aam Aadmi Party government in Delhi passed the Delhi Jan Lokpal Bill, 2015. Two amendments on the concerned bill, as per the suggestion of social activist Anna Hazare, have also being passed.
5 December 2015Politics
The AAP government has passed three bills in order to introduce reform in the education system of Delhi and regulate the private schools. The bills which have been passed are: the Delhi School (Verification of Accounts and Refund of Excess Fee Bill) 2015, The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (Delhi Amendment) Bill and the Delhi School Education (Amendment) Bill 2015.
2 December 2015Politics
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister has launched a project to bring south Mumbai under the surveillance of over 1,300 CCTV cameras so as to prevent crimes and increase policing. The installation of these cameras was a part of the project to install 6,000 CCTV cameras in the whole city before the anniversary of the 26/11 terror attacks in 2016.
1 December 2015Politics
Cheered by over one lakh supporters, JD-U leader Nitish Kumar, who led the Grand Alliance to victory in assembly elections, on Friday took oath as the chief minister of Bihar at the head of a 28-member ministry of his party, RJD and Congress legislators. Overseen by Governor Ram Nath Kovind, Nitish Kumar - dressed in his usual white kurta pyjama - took oath of office and secrecy in the name of God in Hindi at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan. 
20 November 2015Politics
Over 14 million electorate are eligible to vote in the second and final phase of Kerala's civic polls which is witnessing a keen contest between the UDF and the LDF. The voting will be spread across seven of the 14 districts and decide the political fate of more than 40,000 candidates vying for 12,651 seats. 
4 November 2015Politics
Union Finance Ministry said in a statement that the tax department has already collected 50.6 per cent tax of the total Budget estimate for the financial year 2015-16. In the first 6 months of the financial year (April-September 2015), the total collection of indirect tax (including service tax, custom tax, and central excise) has reached Rs. 3.24 lakh crore, which is a jump of 35.8 per cent over the indirect tax collection in the same period last year. 
10 October 2015Politics
The RLSP differed with its ally BJP over the ban on cow slaughter in Bihar if the NDA wins the assembly polls and forms the next government. 'It is not proper to say such things without discussing with all allies,' Rashtriya Lok Samta Party state president Arun Kumar told the media. 
6 October 2015Politics
The Election Commission's (EC) belated decision to conduct special summary revision of electoral lists in the seven refugee camps in northern Tripura triggered protests from youth organisations in Mizoram.The Young Mizo Association (YMA) and the Mizo Students Federation (MSF), the two most powerful youth bodies in Mizoram, on Thursday announced they will oppose the EC's move
24 September 2015Politics
Union government is seriously considering the proposal of raising limit of foreign direct investment in broadcasting carriage and content services (that includes cable networks, DTH, Headend-in-the Sky Broadcasting Service, Mobile TV, and Teleports) from 74 per cent currently to 100 per cent. 
20 September 2015Politics
The growth of domestic passenger cars sales slowed last month, growing at just 6.06 percent from a jump of 17.47 percent during July, industry data showed.According to the data furnished by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), passenger car sale's during August stood at 163,093 units from an off-take of 153,781 units. 
10 September 2015Politics
The Bihar assembly polls will be held in five phases between October 12 and November 5, the Election Commission announced here on Wednesday. The counting of votes will take place on November 8. 'The model code of conduct has come into force with immediate effect,' said Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. The term of the 243-member Bihar assembly will come to an end on November 29.
9 September 2015Politics
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation, on the occasion of 69th Independence Day, from Red Ford. In his speech, PM Modi highlighted the need of ending corruption (which is eating the nation like “termite”), tackle the issue of black money, boost entrepreneurship through 'Start-up India, Stand up India' campaign, government’s acceptance of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme in principle (on which discussions are going on), Swachh Bharat campaign’s success, etc.
15 August 2015Politics
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