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2. Congress leader Kamal Nath to take oath as 18th CM of Madhya Pradesh on Dec 17

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath will be sworn in as the 18th chief minister of Madhya Pradesh on December 17. Governor Anandiben Patel invited Nath, 72, to form the new government in the state after he met her at the Raj Bhavan here Friday to stake claim to form the government. "As the leader of the single largest party, I appoint you as the chief minister of under Article 164 of the Constitution and invite you to form the cabinet," she said in a letter to Nath after their meeting which lasted around 50 minutes. Talking to reporters outside the Raj Bhavan later, Nath said the swearing-in ceremony will take place at the Lal Parade Ground in Bhopal at around 1.30 pm on December 17. ABP

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Prioritise women's issues, wife Sara tells Sachin Pilot

The ultra-modern first family of Kashmir, the Abdullahs were apprehensive that their daughter Sara’s marriage to Sachin Pilot could have a knock-on effect on the National Conference politically. The marriage eventually took place congenially with both sides eschewing animosity and the couple lived happily ever after. Sachin and Sara married on 15 January 2004 after a courtship while both were pursuing higher education at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.ABP

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Ashok Gehlot named next CM of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot to be Deputy

Old political warhorse Kamal Nath won the CM race in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan followed a similar script today. The party named Ashok Gehlot as the next chief minister of the state but opened a deputy post for Pilot. The young Sachin Pilot was persuaded to pave way for the veteran to the top post. The differences were contained and Rahul Gandhi was successful in effectuating a consensus. On the lines of Madhya Pradesh, Rahul Gandhi again shared a picture of him with Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, captioning it "united colours of Rajasthan." ABP

India should've been declared a Hindu nation in 1947: Meghalaya HC

Meghalaya High Court judge SR Sen on Wednesday said, "(At the time of partition) Pakistan declared themselves as an Islamic country and India since was divided on the basis of religion should have also been declared as a Hindu country". "Nobody should try to make India as another Islamic country, otherwise it'll be a doomsday for India," the judge added. Source: India.com

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