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Nitish Kumar was on Monday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Bihar for the seventh time in two decades, in presence of top leaders of the NDA including Union Home minister Amit Shah and BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda. Bihar's main opposition party RJD boycotted the oath-taking ceremony of Nitish Kumar as chief minister, claiming the mandate in the elections was "against the NDA" which has been changed by a "fraud".
The long-awaited privatisation process for Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) got a fillip with at least three to four expressions of interest being submitted for the company. The last day for EOIs was Monday. The sale is crucial for the government in order to meet its disinvestment target of Rs 1.2 trillion for the current financial year, according to a Business Standard report.
Places of religious worship in Maharashtra, which have been shut since the first Covid-19 lockdown in March, reopened from Diwali 'Padwa' today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the "Statue of Peace" in Rajasthan's Pali district via video-conferencing today to mark the 151st birth anniversary celebrations of Jain monk Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj.
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