Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as 27th CM of Maharashtra

Nine other BJP members also take oath at the ceremony attended by political stalwarts

Modi flags off 'Run for Unity' to mark Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

Calls Patel the true architect of Modern India

Sena shields BJP, says ceremony will wash off sins of NCP-Cong

Earlier, the Cong had accused the BJP of 'compromising' the dignity of the swearing-in ceremony

2G scam: Special court frames charges against Raja, Kanimozhi

If found guilty, the accused face between three and seven years in jail

35,000-strong crowd watches Fadnavis taking oath at Wankhede

For many today's swearing-in was similar to witnessing Sachin's century at Wankhede stadium

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The power of money

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Today we talk of #RunForUnity,let us not forget dividing the legacy of our national icons is the worst disservice we can do to our country
Arrived in LA at @MrCBeverlyHills right on time for the sunset!
BJP/ Modi supporters' response to issues which they can't answer. Filthy Abuses! I pity them as this is the only language they have learnt !
(Am very Grateful) @mmdvv: Proud to b one among your 3 Million followers & its an honour to b in your following list of 143 twitter accounts
@LiveNews24x7: #BreakingNews क्या यू-टर्न पर मेहरबान है मोदी सरकार? Shared via TweetCaster
RT @Pedal_India: @MPNaveenJindal @JindalPanther #Delhi Need 4 units O-ve & A-ve #blood At city hospital (near Max hosp), saket Call 9582218…
My Twitter handle changed yesterday to @PandaJay 😊, please follow that..
"2014: the election that changed India" by @sardesairajdeep out tomorrow! Delhi release 7th nov at 6.15 pm at teenmurti auditorium. Do read!
@sgdas2004 : No. Addressing students in JNU hostels on Sardar Patel
Received personal belongings of Sardar Patel! These are important parts of India's heritage.
@amalmagazine so when PM candidates do it we take that as a sign of weakness too or are we conspicuously silent at that time? #justasking
Shows that a false sense of entitlement is not merely restricted to politicians. #DIGPowerTrip #ShamelessSuperCop
Job generation down by 20 percent betn July and Sep in India?
RT @anandibenpatel: Upliftment of poor & needy is foundation of Suraajya. Appealed to citizens to do their bit on flagging off #RunForUnity…
Six Immediate Challenges Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Faces
@maverickilroy Talk facts...not empty rhetoric...I only tweeted out real numbers
350 electronic toll plazas by Dec; some NHs to go toll-free
Congratulations @Dev_Fadnavis on swearing in as Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Unable to attend because I am leaving for Mauritius.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas will help India reaffirm its strength and resilience against adversaries. Let us join hands and unite for our nation.
Participated in Run For Unity at Rajpath.
At Dedication of Electronic Toll Collection system to nation program
Congratulations to Sree Devendra Fadnavis @Dev_Fadnavis on becoming first BJP CM of #Maharashtra"U r an Youth icon of the Nation.Good luck
चन्‍द्रशेखर राव को बधाई. तेलंगाना राज्‍य का मेरा संकल्‍प एवं सपना पूरा, तेलंगाना की नदियों का ध्‍यान रखेंगें.
Congrats to @Dev_Fadnavis and team & best wishes. @ Wankhede ceremony today, massive crowd showing their support...
RT @narendramodi: 'Why Clean India' picture.
Remember Indira Gandhi the former PM of India who had to sacrifice her life on this day thirty years back - shall always be remembered .
Congratulations @Dev_Fadnavis. I am sure you will lead Maharashtra to great new heights. #MahaCM
Paid tributes to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Patel ji on his Birth Anniversary. #RunForUnity
Good wishes to @Dev_Fadnavis on taking charge as CM of Maharashtra.
Bharat is existing today to think n talk about is due to Sardar Patel’s statesmanship firm administration n true Nationalistic vision

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Picture of the day: Congress president Sonia Gandhi along with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi interacting with the people affected by devastating flood at Dehruna village of Anantnag district of South Kashmir on Monday


BJP targets 5 million new members in UP

Intensive membership drive would start from Nov 1 to March 31, 2015

Manjhi denies 'differences' with Nitish

Kumar had recently called a meeting of party MPs and MLAs over his "Samparak Yatra" but Manjhi was not present

SP announces candidates for Rajya Sabha polls

Outgoing Rajya Sabha member Amar Singh was not given a ticket though he had lobbied hard for it

Modi's leadership has made people confident about India: Shah

Shah praised BJP's Madhya Pradesh unit which was nurtured by stalwarts like Kushabhau Thakre and late Rajmata Vijayaraje Scindia

Sena takes U-turn: Uddhav Thackeray to show up for swearing-in

This development comes after BJP chief Amit Shah spoke to the Shiv Sena chief

Sena takes U-turn: Uddhav Thackeray to show up for swearing-in

This development comes after BJP chief Amit Shah spoke to the Shiv Sena chief

PM rakes up 1984 anti-Sikh violence, praises Sardar Patel

He said the violence was a 'dagger' in the centuries-old fabric of India's unity

Fadnavis to take charge today; Sena to keep off swearing-in

The Sena said it has been "constantly been humiliated" by the BJP, "which has not gone down well with our MLAs"