Once a close aide of Mamata Banerjee, Mukul Roy, who joined the BJP with much fanfare, is likely to return to Trinamool Congress along with his son Subhrangshu Roy. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Prime Minister Narendra Modi today in Delhi as murmurs grow against him in the party and his government's handling of the pandemic. Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma touched a nerve today saying social menaces like land encroachment can be solved if the immigrant Muslims follow a family planning norms and control their population. India reported 91,702 new COVID-19 cases and 3,403 new deaths today. India's test positivity rate continues to decline. It stands at 4.48 per cent, the fourth straight day that it is below the 5 per cent-mark.
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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday arrived in New Delhi, where he met Amit Shah and is likely to meet PM odi and BJP chief JP Nadda; Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma urged the minority community to adopt a “decent family planning policy” to reduce poverty; The Nigerian government has officially joined Indian Twitter-alternative Koo after the country banned Twitter following the suspension of its president's account. All this and more news at 9 PM.
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Himanta Biswa Sarma submitted support letter to form a government in Assam, state Governor appointed Himanta Biswa to be CM, informed Ranjeet Kumar Dass on May 09. "Our leader Himanta Biswa Sarma submitted a letter to Assam Governor, along with support letters from AGP and UPPL. After that, Governor issued an order, which reads, "I, Prof Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam, hereby appoint Himanta Biswa Sarma to be CM," said State BJP chief Ranjeet Kumar Dass.
A week after results of the Assam Assembly elections were announced, the Bharatiya Janata Party finally ended the suspense about who will be the new Chief Minister. Himanta Biswa Sarma, a minister in the outgoing government has been selected for the top post. He will be replacing Sarbananda Sonowal who may be accommodated in the Union Cabinet in the future. The announcement was made during a meeting of the BJP legislative party, which was also attended by Union minister and BJP central observer Narendra Tomar. Watch the full video for more.
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As Assam awaits to see who its next chief minister will be, Sarbananda Sonowal and Himanta Biswa Sarma rushed to Delhi on Saturday to hold talks with the BJP’s leadership; Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Saturday that there is still a shortage of vaccine doses against the coronavirus disease in the capital; At least 10 workers died in a quarry in Andhra Pradesh's Kadapa district after a large quantity of explosive material ignited. This and more news at 2PM.
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As trends indicated BJP's return to power in Assam, Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said the counting of votes is still going on but it is clear that the BJP is forming government in the state. Sonowal attributed the performance of BJP to "public cooperation". According to Election Commission, BJP and its allies were leading on nearly 80 seats in the 126-member Assam Assembly.
DMK president MK Stalin arrived at the Raj Bhavan on May 05 to meet the Governor Banwarilal Purohit and stake claim to form the government. DMK leader RS Bharathi said, "Today, MK Stalin, TR Baalu and Durai Murugan met the Governor and gave a resolution. The date of swearing-in will be decided by the Governor."
All India Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee submitted her resignation as CM of West Bengal to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj Bhavan on May 03. However, Governor Dhankhar has requested her to continue till alternative arrangements are made. Mamata Banerjee will take oath as Chief Minister of West Bengal on 5th May for the third time.
India's COVID-19 graph continued to show declining trend with 1.73 lakh new Covid cases recorded in the last 24 hours, the lowest daily spike in 45 days; The centre has issued an order to recall West..