AINRC Chief N Rangasamy will be sworn in as Chief Minister of Union Territory of Puducherry at a brief ceremony on Friday.
Days after a crushing defeat in the Tamil Nadu elections, the vice president of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam, R Mahendran, quit from the party on Thursday, alleging a lack of "democracy" in the organisation.
DMK president M K Stalin's Cabinet, including him, would be 34-member strong and he has retained senior leaders like Duraimurugan and over a dozen shall be ministers for the first time.
Each Kerala district is gearing up with "oxygen buffer zones" to combat a surge in Oxygen demand amid a rise in Covid cases.
A coronavirus patient's family in Bengaluru had to sit on a protest outside the Karnataka assembly before they managed to get a hospital bed in yet another sign of the crisis unfolding in several parts of the country.