Jai Ram Thakur sworn in as Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

Shimla: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jai Ram Thakur, who won from Seraj constituency in recently concluded Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections, on Wednesday took oath as the new Chief Minister of the state.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended his swearing-in-ceremony among others. As many as 13 chief ministers from different states attended the ceremony.

The swearing-in ceremony was held at the Ridge Road in Shimla, which is usually thronged by tourists.

Other MLAs to take oath as ministers in Thakur government were Kishan Kapoor, Suresh Bhardwaj, Anil Sharma, Ram Lal Markandey, Vipin Singh Parmar and Virendra Kanwar, Govind Thakur Singh, Vikram Singh, Mahendra Singh Thakur. Sarveen Choudhary is the first female face in the Cabinet.

'Dramebazi': Sonia Gandhi's Scathing Attack On PM Modi At Congress Event

New Delhi: Sonia Gandhi, the former Congress president today launched a blistering attack on the NDA government, saying people have now figured that P...

Anger Being Spread, Only Congress Can Show The Way Forward: Rahul

New Delhi:As the Congress began its two-day plenary session in Delhi this morning, party president Rahul Gandhi targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi'...

TDP-NDA split: Amit Shah to meet Andhra BJP leaders today

Hyderabad: BJP national president Amit Shah is likely to review the political situation in Andhra Pradesh after N Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP's exit fro...

Singer Daler Mehndi convicted for human trafficking, jailed for 2 years

Patiala: Singer Daler Mehndi was on Friday convicted in a human trafficking case by a Patiala court in Punjab and sentenced to two years in jail. The ...