Politics

Minister Firhad Hakim New Mayor Of Kolkata After Sovan Chatterjee Quits

KOLKATA:Firhad Hakim, a minister in the Mamata Banerjee government who holds important portfolios like urban development and municipal affairs, has been named as the new mayor of Kolkata. 
Amid much speculation, Mr Hakim was named for the top post of Kolkata's civic body after Sovan Chatterjee stepped down this afternoon.
On Monday, Mr Chatterjee had resigned as minister in the state government. Following the sudden move, chief minister Mamata Banerjee asked him to quit as mayor.
"He has sent his resignation through a representative," Kolkata Municipal Corporation Chairperson Mala Roy told.

Patkura Assembly Constituency goes to poll on May 19

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Wednesday announced that Patkura Assembly segment under Kendrapara Parliamentary Constituency will go t...

Sunny Deol to Contest Lok Sabha Polls on BJP Ticket From Gurdaspur

Sunny Deol, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday, 23 April, will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Gurdaspur, according to the la...

Assam records 78.52% voting till 5 p.m

Guwahati, April 23 :An average 78.52 per cent polling was recorded in Guwahati, Kokrajhar, Dhubri and Barpeta constituencies of Assam in the third pha...

Maharashtra records 57.01% voting at 5 p.m

Jalgoan (Maharashtra): Voters wait in a queue to cast their votes for the third phase of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, at a polling booth in Jalgoan, Maha...