At least 16 missing after Russian chopper crashes into lake

At least 16 people were missing after a helicopter believed to be carrying top regional officials and businessmen crashed into a lake in northwestern Russia, police and the emergencies ministry said today.

Akhilesh ministry to be expanded tomorrow

The 19-month old Akhilesh Yadav ministry in Uttar Pradesh will be expanded tomorrow with the induction of a minister, the fifth such exercise since the formation of the government in March last year.

CM Naveen Patnaik to expand ministry

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday hinted at an expansion of his ministry.

Naveen rules out ministry reshuffle: Naveen

Ending all speculations over possible reshuffle in three-year-old BJD ministry, Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik ruled out any such move in this direction.

Arunachal CM expands ministry

Nabam Tuki on Wednesday expanded his 15-day old ministry by inducting 11 ministers including four new faces.

Ramesh wants a new home for his ministry

Completing 100 days in office,
Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh is literally trying to put his house in order.

Hectic lobbying for berth in Gowda ministry

Senior BJP leader Ananth Kumar
and mining magnates Reddy brothers were involved in hectic lobbying with party top brass for the remaining 12 vacancies in Karnataka CM Sadanand Gowda`s cabinet.

Congress to join Mamata Banerjee ministry

Congress is understood to have
decided to join the Mamata Banerjee-led government in West
Bengal.

Congress to decide soon on joining Mamata ministry

With Mamata Banerjee wanting it to
join the Trinamool Congress-led government in West Bengal,
Congress is likely to take a decision on the matter shortly.

Ommen Chandy ministry to assume office Wednesday

Senior Congress leader
Ommen Chandy will be sworn in Kerala Chief Minister on Wednesday
bringing back the UDF rule by a wafer thin majority.

Talks for ministry formation in Kerala on

The Congress-led UDF Ministry in Kerala headed by Oommen Chandy slated to be sworn in on May 18.

Khandu`s eldest son could find place in Gamlin ministry

The eldest son of former chief
minister Dorjee Khandu may find a place in the new Jarbom
Gamlin ministry in Arunachal Pradesh, Lok Sabha member Takam
Sanjoy said here on Friday.

Ministry attacker was outsider: Afghan Army

The Afghan military has confirmed that the man who attacked Defense Ministry earlier this week was an insurgent.

Karnataka CM to expand ministry after bypoll

Karnataka Chief Minister B S
Yeddyurappa on Friday said he would expand his ministry after the
bypoll to three assembly constituencies on April 9.

Three Dutch soldiers captured in Libya: Ministry

Three Dutch soldiers were taken
prisoner at the weekend by armed men during an operation to
evacuate civilians from Libya, the Dutch defence ministry said
on Thursday.

PPP offers one ministry each to allies in new cabinet

PPP has offered one ministry each to coalition partners & prospective allies.

Uttarakhand CM demands separate ministry for border states

Pressing for a special policy
for Himalayan states, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh
Pokhriyal `Nishank` on Tuesday demanded setting up of a separate
ministry at the Centre to help in the development of border
states.

Congress ministry in Haryana expands, four ministers inducted

The Congress ministry in Haryana
was expanded here on Friday with induction of four Cabinet
ministers taking the total strength to 14.

Maharashtra ministry formation appears to be tricky affair

The ministry formation in
Maharashtra appears to be turning into a tricky affair with
Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ducking questions on when the
long-awaited exercise will be carried out.

Bombs kill six Baghdad Christians, sow panic

A string of anti-Christian bombings has cost six more lives in the wake of the Baghdad church bloodbath.