Having won a record mandate for the fifth time in a row, Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, who is on his way to surpass the tenure of the longest serving Chief minister of the country, will take oath on Wednesday.
The rift within the Tamil National Alliance over ministerial appointments in the government for Sri Lanka`s northern province has widened with nine elected representatives refusing to be sworn in by the new Chief Minister.
CV Wigneswaran was on Monday sworn in as the first elected Tamil Chief Minister of Northern Province - the stronghold of the vanquished rebel LTTE - weeks after his party secured a landslide victory in the historic polls held after nearly three decades.
Siddaramaiah was on Monday sworn in as the 22nd Chief Minister of Karnataka at a grand show at a stadium here, marking the return of the administration back to the hands of Congress after more than seven years.
President Giorgio Napolitano begins his unprecedented second term with the daunting task of trying to find a candidate who can form a government two months after national elections left Italy with no clear winner.