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Narendra Modi for second term takes oath as Prime Minister of India

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New Delhi: Narendra Modi was on Thursday sworn in as country’s Prime Minister for a second term, heading the National Democratic Alliance government in the presence of a large gathering of national and international dignitaries.

 

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The 68-year-old Modi, was administered the oath of office and secrecy by President Ram Nath Kovind at a glittering ceremony at the forecourt of majestic Rashtraparti Bhavan.

Beside Narendra Modi, several others like Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Ravi Sankar Prasad, Harsimrath Kaur Badal, Smiriti Irani, Piyush Vedh Prakash Goyal, Ram Vilas Paswan, Muktar Abbas Naqvi along with several more were also sworn in as Union Minister in Prime Minister regime.

 

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Top opposition leaders including former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress President Rahul Gandhi and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi, corporate honchos, film stars, chief ministers and a galaxy of leaders from BIMSTEC countries were part of the nearly 8,000 guests at the ceremony.

This is the second time Modi took the oath at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan. Modi was sworn in by the then President Pranab Mukherjee in 2014 in the presence of over 3,500 guests including the heads of SAARC countries.

 

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Earlier, Chandra Shekhar in 1990 and Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1999 were sworn in at the sprawling forecourt.

Leaders of BIMSTEC countries including President of Bangladesh Abdul Hamid, Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena, Nepal Prime Minister K P Sharma Oli, President of Myanmar U Win Myint and Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering also attended the gala event.

 

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From Thailand, its Special Envoy Grisada Boonrach represented the country. Besides India, BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) comprises Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Nepal and Bhutan as members.

 

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Kyrgyz President and current chair of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov, and Mauritius PM Pravind Kumar Jugnauth also attended the event.

 

Here is complete list of Ministers sworn-in along with Prime Minister:

 

Cabinet Ministers
1. Shri Narendra Modi
2. Shri Raj Nath Singh
3. Shri Amit Shah
4. Shri Nitin Jairam Gadkari
5. Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda
6. Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman
7. Shri Ramvilas Paswan
8. Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
9. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad
10. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
11. Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot
12. Dr. Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
13. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
14. Shri Arjun Munda
15. Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani
16. Dr. Harsh Vardhan
17. Shri Prakash Javadekar
18. Shri Piyush Goyal
19. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
20. Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
21. Shri Pralhad Joshi
22. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey
23. Shri Arvind Ganpat Sawant
24. Shri Giriraj Singh
25. Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

Ministers of State (Independent Charge)
1. Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar
2. Rao Inderjit Singh
3. Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
4. Dr. Jitendra Singh
5. Shri Kiren Rijiju
6. Shri Prahalad Singh Patel
7. Shri Raj Kumar Singh
8. Shri Hardeep Singh Puri
9. Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

Ministers of State
1. Shri Faggansingh Kulaste
2. Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey
3. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal
4. General (Retd.) V. K. Singh
5. Shri Krishan Pal
6. Shri Danve Raosaheb Dadarao
7. Shri G. Kishan Reddy
8. Shri Parshottam Rupala
9. Shri Ramdas Athawale
10. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti
11. Shri Babul Supriyo
12. Shri Sanjeev Kumar Balyan
13. Shri Dhotre Sanjay Shamrao
14. Shri Anurag Singh Thakur
15. Shri Angadi Suresh Channabasappa
16. Shri Nityanand Rai
17. Shri. Rattan Lal Kataria
18. Shri V. Muraleedharan
19. Smt. Renuka Singh Saruta
20. Shri Som Parkash
21. Shri Rameswar Teli
22. Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi
23. Shri Kailash Choudhary
24. Smt. Debasree Chaudhuri

 

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Deepika, Sara, Shraddha in NCB net, being questioned in drugs case

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Hours after Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone appeared earlier than the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in a drugs case, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan additionally arrived on the workplace of the drug legislation enforcement company for questioning, on Saturday. Shraddha arrived on the NCB workplace right here round 11.45 a.m. whereas Sara got here at 12.15 p.m. on the NCB workplace in Ballard Pier space right here. Deepika’s former supervisor Karishma Prakash additionally joined the probe on the NCB visitor home in Colaba space right here for the second day.

Shraddha, daughter of Bollywood veteran actor Shakti Kapoor has been summoned for questioning after her alleged chats with Sushant’s former supervisor Jaya Saha got here to the fore through the NCB probe. According to NCB sources, Shraddha is prone to be quizzed if she allegedly procured drugs from Saha or another sources. The NCB may also ask for whom she procured the CBD oil and who the ‘SLB’ in her alleged chat was.

Shraddha, who starred in “Chichhore” with Sushant may be queried on how lengthy she knew the late actor and whether or not they reportedly joined any social gathering or gatherings the place drugs have been consumed.

She could also be requested to throw gentle on whether or not she ever went to the Pawna Resort the place the alleged events have been mentioned to be hosted by Sushant.

Besides, the NCB had final Wednesday additionally despatched summons to Sara for questioning.

Sara is the daughter of Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, and he or she had starred with Sushant in “Kedarnath”.

The NCB sources mentioned that Sara might be requested concerning the drug consumption by her, the place and the way she allegedly procured it, and many others.

During a tv interview Sushant’s girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty had claimed that the late actor began smoking marijuana through the taking pictures of the blockbuster movie “Kedarnath”.

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Earlier this morning, Deepika Pahukone arrived on the NCB visitor home for questioning after she was summoned for questioning on Wednesday.

Deepika is the daughter of badminton icon Prakash Padukone and is married to actor Ranveer Singh.

She has been requested to affix the probe as her alleged chats along with her former supervisor Karishma Prakash discussing drugs got here to the fore.

Deepika might be quizzed why she requested Karishma to convey drugs on the Koko Club in October 2017 and for a way lengthy she was consuming the drugs.

The NCB may also ask her if she sought the drugs for her personal consumption or for another person, who paid for it, how, and many others.

After Rhea, these three actresses are the largest ones to have come underneath the NCB radar, which is trying to unravel the alleged drug nexus in Bollywood for the reason that previous practically two months.

The NCB has additionally questioned Bollywood actor Rakul Preet Singh on Friday for over 4 hours after her identify got here to the fore in the alleged chats.

The NCB has registered a case after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) registered a case of cash laundering into the demise of Sushant after which discovered the alleged chats of drugs on the telephones of Rhea, her brother Showik and Sushant’s home supervisor Samuel Miranda.

The ED wrote to NCB to probe the drug case. After registering the case, the NCB questioned a number of individuals and arrested Rhea, Showik, Miranda, Sushant’s private workers Dipesh Sawant and 16 others.

The NCB has additionally questioned Sushant’s former supervisor Shruti Modi, Dharma Productions former govt producer Kshitij Prasad Ravi, Kwan Talent Management Agency CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar, famous producer Madhu Mantena Varma and a number of other others in the case up to now.

Besides the NCB, the CBI and the ED are probing the separate instances into the demise of Sushant. Sushant was discovered useless on June 14 in his Bandra’s Mont Blanc Apartment.

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