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4th extension denied to 'Centre's man' DS Mishra, UP govt appoints Yogi's close aide as Chief secretary

1984-batch IAS Durga Shanker Mishra hangs up his boots after an extended 2.5 years of service as Chief secretary & 1988-batch IAS Manoj Kumar Singh takes charge of the top post. Key Points

ThePrint

Royal Australian Navy Chief Mark Hammond visits India to enhance maritime ties

Vice Admiral Mark Hammond, Chief of the Royal Australian Navy, is visiting India from April 2 to 6 to enhance bilateral maritime relations. His itinerary includes meetings with Indian naval officials in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kochi, as well as visits to key naval installations. The visit aims to strengthen operational engagements, training exchanges, and information sharing between India and Australia. This visit follows previous interactions between the two countries in maritime security and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region. Key Points

Economic Times

Arvind Kejriwal to appear in court as Enforcement Directorate custody ends today

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be presented before the Rouse Avenue Court in the national capital at 11.30 am today. Key Points

India Today

India summons US diplomat over state dept remarks on Kejriwal's arrest

Arvind Kejriwal Excise Policy Case: India has summoned US diplomat to protest against a US state department official's remarks on Arvind Kejriwal's arrest. US official's comments on fair trial for Kejriwal raised concerns. Key Points

Economic Times

Focus on L-G as Arvind Kejriwal continues to be CM; experts: Any place can be jail

Technically, Kejriwal can continue as CM till he is convicted in a case. However, there are other practicalities in administering a state from custody or jail. The jail manual lays down specifically that an undertrial is allowed meetings only twice a week. Conducting Cabinet meetings and maintaining secrecy of government files would be difficult if carried to the Tihar Central Jail. Undwrtrials are allowed only specific documents, including court applications and vakalatnamas. Key Points

Economic Times

Shahpur MLA Kewal Pathania to be deputy Chief whip

But on Thursday, assembly secretary Yashpal Sharma issued another notification in which it has been clarified that Kewal Pathania has been appointed as government deputy Chief whip. The post of government Chief whip is of cabinet rank and deputy Chief whip is of the rank of minister of state. Key Points

Hindustan Times

LS polls: Chief Election Commissioner allays fears of EVM tampering

Information about how many votes have been polled in a particular EVM after polling is available with the polling agent and they can verify the EVMs (electronic voting machines) before the counting process, Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar added. To a question on misinformation on social media, the Chief election commissioner said it is a serious issue. Key Points

Economic Times

Has Naveen Patnaik changed over the years? Aide VK Pandian shares 2 incidents

At the India Today State of the State Conclave Odisha 2024 event in Bhubaneswar, VK Pandian, the bureaucrat-turned-politician, and aide of Naveen Patnaik, shared two anecdotes on the Odisha Chief Minister's humane side. Read more to know. Key Points

India Today

Maryam Pakistan Punjab’s first female CM, and also of country

Senior PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz, the daughter of three-time former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, on Monday took oath as the first-ever woman Chief minister... Key Points

The Tribune India

PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz takes oath as first-ever woman Chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province

Maryam won the Chief ministerial elections amidst walkout by lawmakers of former PM Imran Khan’s party-backed Sunni Ittehad Council. Senior PML-N leader... Key Points

The Tribune India

Kotak Mahindra Bank announces changes in senior management, re-designates KVS Manian as Joint MD

Kotak Mahindra Bank has announced changes in its senior management. KVS Manian has been appointed as the new Joint MD starting from March 1, 2024. Manian, who was a whole-time Director and a key managerial personnel of the bank, will now take on this new role. Shanti Ekambaram, currently a whole-time Director, will also assume the position of Deputy MD from March 1, 2024. Key Points

Economic Times

UP's Yogi Adityanath is second most popular CM in latest survey. First is…

According to the survey, Patnaik had a popularity rating of 52.7 per cent. Clinching the second position was Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath. | Latest News India Key Points

Hindustan Times

After Nitish Kumar switches sides, first action against RJD in Bihar assembly

Bihar assembly speaker Awadh Bihari Choudhary, an RJD leader, is facing a no-confidence motion after several leaders from the BJP-led NDA sought his removal. This came after Nitish Kumar dumped the Mahagathbandhan and joined the NDA. Key Points

India Today

FIR filed against Rahul Gandhi in Assam for 'violence' during Nyay Yatra, says CM Himanta Biswa Sarma

Alleged acts of violence took place while Congress supporters and leaders broke barricades and clashed with police personnel in their bid to enter Guwahati. FIR also filed against other leaders. Key Points

ThePrint

Former TCS CMO Rajashree R joins Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra on Monday announced the appointment of former Tata Consultancy Services CMO Rajashree R as its Chief growth officer for strategic verticals in the Americas. The announcement was made through a social media post. Key Points

Economic Times

UP schools, colleges closed on Jan 22, liquor shops shut for Ram Temple opening

A holiday has been declared for all educational institutions in Uttar Pradesh on January 22 in view of the Ram Temple inauguration. In addition to this, the sale of liquor has also been banned on the day. Key Points

India Today

Manipur CM launches 7 new schemes, displaced families to get Rs 1 lakh

On Saturday, Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh inaugurated seven new welfare schemes benefiting farmers, women, students, sportspersons, and tribals. In one of the schemes, financial assistance of Rs 1 lakh per family was announced for those displaced by ethnic conflict since May 3, which will be provided in four Rs 25,000 installments starting January. Key Points

Economic Times

CXOs much wanted; demand likely to exceed supply in 2024

Hiring action is mostly concentrated at the senior levels due to increased confidence in the economy, said experts. The entry and middle levels are not seeing much action due to the aftereffects of over-hiring in 2021 that are still being felt, they said. Key Points

Economic Times

Video of ‘Hanuman’ welcome for new Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister sparks row

A Hanuman mascot suspended from a crane is seen mimicking flight to welcome the Chief Minister with a garland in Ujjain during the recently sworn-in CM Mohan Yadav's road show on Friday. BJP received flak from Congress. Key Points

India Today

BJP picks Bhajanlal Sharma as next Rajasthan Chief Minister; Diya Kumari to be his deputy

Bhajanlal Sharma, who comes from the RSS background, is the sitting MLA from the Sanganer assembly seat, which falls under Jaipur. In the 2023 assembly polls, he won the seat by 48,000 votes. Key Points

Business Today

Bhajanlal Sharma: From first-time MLA to the face of Rajasthan politics

Bhajanlal Sharma is a first-time MLA from Sanganer. ​​At the meeting, the CM-designate's name was proposed by former Chief minister Vasundhara Raje, who was herself considered to be in the running for the top post. Key Points

Economic Times

Bhajanlal Sharma, first-time MLA, to be Rajasthan's Chief Minister

Bhajanlal Sharma, an MLA from Sanganer, has been appointed as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP). The party also announced Diya Kumari and Prem Chand Bairwa as deputy Chief ministers. This decision brings an end to the uncertainty over leadership in the state, following the BJP's recent victory in the elections. Key Points

Economic Times

BJP's social engineering in Chhattisgarh: Tribal CM with OBC & Brahmin deputies

BJP state Chief and OBC leader Arun Sao & MLA Vijay Sharma, a Brahmin, will be the 2 deputy CMs. Additionally, BJP brass likely to go with ex-CM Raman Singh as speaker. Key Points

ThePrint

Man throws puppy on ground, stamps on it; detained after Shivraj Chouhan intervenes

A man in Madhya Pradesh was detained after a distressing CCTV footage showed him slamming a puppy on the ground and crushing it under his foot. Jyotiraditya Scindia and Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan condemned the act. Key Points

India Today

Rajnath Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar, Arjun Munda to lead teams to Rajasthan, MP, Chhattisgarh

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has appointed Central observers for the recently won states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. Rajnath Singh, Suresh Pandey, and Vinod Tavde are observers for Rajasthan, Manohar Lal Khattar, K Laxman, and Aasha Lakda for Madhya Pradesh, and Arjun Munda, Sarbananda Sonowal, and Dushyant Kumar Gautam for Chhattisgarh. Key Points

Economic Times

Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan: BJP selects observers to pick new Chief ministers; here's the list

In the recently held elections, the BJP won with a thumping majority in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan. The BJP fought the elections without naming any Chief ministerial candidate. Key Points

Business Today

Japanese tech lobby warns against EU cybersecurity labelling scheme

Lobby group Japan Association of New Economy has joined U.S. Big Tech to warn against proposed EU cybersecurity labelling rules that they said could hamper their access to the bloc's markets, according to a letter sent to the EU industry chief. Key Points

Reuters

Congress in-fighting may delay Revanth Reddy's swearing in as Telangana CM

The swearing-in ceremony for the Chief Minister of the Congress party in Telangana was postponed due to disagreements among senior leaders. The party's chief, A Revanth Reddy, and several other ministers were scheduled to take the oath of office. However, disagreements arose among senior leaders, including Mallu Bhatti Vikramarka, Uttam Kumar Reddy, Sridhar Babu, and the Komatireddy brothers. Key Points

Economic Times

Chhattisgarh Assembly Election Results 2023: Close fight between BJP-Congress in early trends

The elections were held in two phases on November 7 and 17. Voter turnout stood at 76.31 per cent, which was slightly lower than the 76.88 per cent recorded in the 2018 polls. Key Points

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