New minister reminded to sign papers

Porika Naik Balram rushed to greet President Pranab Mukherjee and others present after his oath-taking, and in his joy almost forgot to sign his name after being sworn in.

Shibu Soren oath-taking rescheduled at astrologers` behest

Shibu Soren will take oath as Jharkhand`s chief minister Wednesday three and a half hours before the original schedule, because that`s what his astrologers want.

Constitution gives wide choice of languages in oath-taking

Legislators of the MNS may have targeted a Samajwadi member for not taking oath in Marathi, but elected representatives have been given a wide choice of languages spoken across the country for oath-taking by the Constitution.