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  Encyclopedia: Chief Minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory is the head of government of the Australian Capital Territory.
In Australia, a Chief Minister is the head of government of a self-governing territory, while the head of government of a state is a Premier.
A prime minister may be either: the chief or leading member of the cabinet of the top-level government in a country having a parliamentary system of government; or the official, in countries with a semi-presidential system of government, appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives...
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Chief-Minister   (694 words)

 Chief Minister - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Chief Minister is the elected Head of Government of a state of India, a territory of Australia or a British overseas territory that has attained self-government.
In Malaysia it is used to refer to the heads of government, called in their Malay language term Ketua Menteri (literally Chief Minister) constitutionally of the Malaysian states without a monarchy; Malacca, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak, while the Malay language term Menteri Besar (literally Great Minister) is used in other states with a monarch.
Chief Minister of the Turks and Caicos Islands
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chief_Minister   (227 words)

 Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Honourable Chief Minister of Bihar - Smt.Rabri Devi
This is her 3rd term as Chief Minister of Bihar.
As chief minister of Bihar, her first term was from 25th July, 1997 to 12th February, 1999 and the second term was from 9th March, 1999 to 3rd March, 2000.
bihar.nic.in /Governance/CM.htm   (223 words)

 BBC NEWS | South Asia | Islamist laws for Pakistan province
Pakistan's first Islamist chief minister has vowed to enforce laws banning music on public buses and called for buses to stop whenever there is a call for prayer.
Akram Khan Durrani of the pro-Taleban Jamiat Ulema Islam Party was elected as the new chief minister of the North-West Frontier Province neighbouring Afghanistan by the provincial assembly on Friday.
The new chief minister, Akram Durrani, is apparently the moderate face of the religious alliance the MMA.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/south_asia/2526797.stm   (485 words)

 Chief Minister of Gujarat
Chief Minister of Gujarat since October 2001, Mr Narendra Modi was born to a middle class family in the Mehsana district of Gujarat in 1950.
He was promoted as General Secretary (Organisation) in 1998, a post he held until October 2001, when he was chosen to be the chief minister of one of India’s most prosperous states, Gujarat.
On December 22, 2002, he was sworn-in as the chief minister of Gujarat for the second time.
www.gujaratindia.com /Government/govt2.htm   (1340 words)

 Charles Darwin Symposium 2003
Northern Territory Chief Minister Clare Martin choose the launch of the inaugural Charles Darwin Symposium series today to announce a new push towards Territory Statehood.
Chief Minister Martin received loud applause after announcing the plan during her welcoming address to the 350 delegates attending the first of four planned symposia to promote discussion on the Territory's way to the future.
She said she had spoken to the Prime Minister about a the move and had received his support.
www.cdu.edu.au /cdss2003/news_m2.html   (310 words)

 The Cabinet of Ministers : Meet the Cabinet : Government of Delhi
She is the second woman Chief Minister of Delhi.
She served as a Minister in the Union Government during 1986 - 89, first as the Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and later as a Minister of State in the Prime Minister's office.
She was married into the family of Shri Umashankar Dikshit, noted freedom fighter and a former Governor and Union Cabinet Minister.
delhigovt.nic.in /sheila.asp   (565 words)

JOHN HOWARD MP The Prime Minister and the Chief Minister have discussed the issue of mandatory sentencing in the Northern Territory.
Both the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister recognised that these matters are normally dealt with by the criminal laws of the States and Territories.
The Chief Minister agreed that the Chief Magistrate would continue to have special responsibility for juveniles within his jurisdiction.
www.pm.gov.au /news/media_releases/2000/jointstatement1004.htm   (466 words)

 Dharam Singh sworn in as Karnataka CM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dharam Singh was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Karnataka on Friday after the Congress party had staked its claim to form a coalition government with Janata Dal-Secular to Governor T N Chaturvedi.
JD-S Karnataka unit chief Siddaramaiah took oath as the deputy chief minister as part of the power-sharing agreement between the two parties.
Siddaramaiah had been insisting on the Chief Minister's post till the last minute but yielded after much persuasion from senior leaders.
in.rediff.com /news/2004/may/28kar.htm   (334 words)

 BBC News | SOUTH ASIA | Indian police crack ghost office
Police in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh say they have arrested a gang which was running a parallel office of the chief minister and appointing fake employees to government jobs.
Mahendra Sikarwar, arrested as the leader of the gang, was running a local paper but behind this cover the police allege that he was running an operation that might have put at least 100 people into jobs with the state government under false premises.
Police sources say the gang obtained blank letterheads of the chief minister and then sent letters concerning appointments, transfers and promotions to government departments, forging the chief minister's signature.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/south_asia/newsid_1164000/1164719.stm   (213 words)

 David Marshall
The late Mr Marshall was a flamboyant, irascible man who leapt onto the Singapore political stage at a simpler time when charisma, pure human energy, passion and perhaps romantic idealism mattered more than organisation in the political scheme of things.
His entry into politics took a circuitous route, for until he became Singapore's first Chief Minister for 15 heady months in 1955-6, he did not think that -- as a minority of minorities ("I am both a Jew and an Asian") -- he could steer the fledgling nation.
His tenure as Chief Minister was, by present standards, not a phenomenal success.
ourstory.asia1.com.sg /independence/ref/david.html   (1133 words)

 rediff.com: New Goa CM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in Goa, Manohar Parrikar, is also the first Indian Institute of Technology graduate to take over the reins of the tiny tourist state.
He is the third chief minister in the last 16 months and the 13th in the last decade.
Three among the ten BJP legislators became ministers in Sardinha's government, but Parrikar stayed out of the ministry even as he continued as leader of the BJP legislature party.
www.rediff.com /news/2000/oct/24goa4.htm   (440 words)

 Caribbean Net News: Turks & Caicos chief minister responds to opposition leader over gay cruise
In his response, Chief Minister Misick began by assuring the citizens of the country that neither he nor his Ministers were aware of the plans for the cruise ship carrying “gay and lesbian tourists” to visit the shores of Grand Turk.
He continued by saying, “Whilst as a government we respect civil liberties, the freedom of choice and we do refrain from discriminating, we are in no way supportive of or encourage the alternative lifestyle of these individuals.
In regard to the country’s financial status, the Chief Minister said, “My Government and I are in awe that the leader of the Opposition would attempt to tie this incident to the financial affairs of this country.
www.caribbeannetnews.com /2005/04/08/chief.shtml   (508 words)

 Contemporary Review: The Iron Lady Of India - Jayalalitha, chief minister of Tamil Nadu
As chief minister of Tamil Nadu, a southern State, she loves to be known as the only man in the 100 million strong political party she heads.
The Constitution permits a person to be appointed minister, chief minister or even prime minister provided he or she contests an election and wins it within six months.
She is the first person to become Chief Minister despite being expressly prohibited from contesting an Assembly election.
www.findarticles.com /cf_dls/m2242/1628_279/79354002/p1   (1297 words)

 Chief Minister's Reading Challenge - What to do
Remember 15 of the 20 books you read must be from the Chief Minister’s Booklist.
Please check that a contact staff member from your school has registered your school to participate in the Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge for 2004 - 2005.
All forms should be submitted to the Chief Minister’s Reading Challenge Project Officer by 1 September, 2005.
activated.decs.act.gov.au /actlearn/readingchallenge/whattodo.htm   (304 words)

 Chief Minister Kerala - Official website   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
His Excellency Hon.President of India congratulates Chief Minister of Kerala for the Live Webcasting.
Chief Minister’s Relief fund is a mechanism to organize relief measures to the distressed.
Tears of joy trickled down Raju’s cheeks and his hands folded in reverence when Chief Minister sanctioned him fifteen thousand rupees for his treatment.
www.keralacm.gov.in   (250 words)

 Isle of Man Government Infocentre - NEW CHIEF MINISTER ELECTED
DONALD Gelling MLC has today (Tuesday, December 14, 2004) been elected by Tynwald as the new Chief Minister of the Isle of Man, returning as leader of the Manx Government following the resignation of Richard Corkill MHK.
He was Chief Minister from 1996 until 2001, when he decided not to seek re-appointment after completing his five-year term of office.
Mr Gelling was elected Chief Minister in Tynwald with 31 votes in favour and two against.
www.gov.im /lib/news/cso/newchiefminister.xml   (470 words)

 The Hindu : National : Mamata refuses to share dais with Chief Minister
The Trinamool Congress chief, Mamata Banerjee, has declined to share the dais with the West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, at a function scheduled for October 13 to mark the re-opening of the renovated Star Theatre in north Kolkata.
Banerjee's ways as "whimsical" and her decisions "highly personalised." "However adversarial her relationship with political opponents [is], there should be room for social niceties in a parliamentary democracy," he told The Hindu today.
Banerjee that the Chief Minister had been invited to the re-opening of the 121-year-old Star Theatre — that was gutted in 1991 — by virtue of his office, but she, apparently, has different ideas.
www.hindu.com /2004/10/12/stories/2004101203701100.htm   (250 words)

 Pakistan Times | National: Haryana Chief Minister visits Sodhra in Punjab
GUJRANWALA: The Indian delegation led by Chief Minister of Indian state of Haryana, Om Prakash Chautala Saturday visited village Sodhra in tehsil Wazirabad to pay homage to Hindu saint, Bhai Kanhaiya.
Addressing the ceremony held at the birth place of the Hindu saint, he said that the saint had worked for peace and we should follow his teaching to create the same environment in the region.
The Indian chief minsiter said that promotion of spirit of love, peace and friendship between the people of both the countries will prove landmark in the elimination of poverty and unemployment and ignorance from the two countries
pakistantimes.net /2004/09/12/national4.htm   (250 words)

 Uma Bharti to return as MP chief minister   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The changeover has, however, been put on hold till after the end of the Bihar elections, as Bharti would be required in the capacity of joint in-charge of the electioneering in the state, the sources said.
She had resigned as the state chief minister in August last year after a Hubli court issued arrest warrants against her in a 1994 riot case.
But after the case against her was dismissed, she has been yearning to go back to her state as chief minister but Gaur has been refusing to vacate the post which has resulted in acrimony between the two.
web.mid-day.com /news/nation/2005/october/120786.htm   (311 words)

 SPF ministry takes oath in Manipur - NDTV.com - News on SPF ministry takes oath in Manipur   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Okram Ibobi Singh, heading the Congress-led Secular Progressive Front, was today sworn in as the 25th chief minister of Manipur ending the nine month-old President's Rule in the north-eastern state.
The swearing in took place while a state-wide 12-hour bandh by All India Students Federation is on to press for disclosure of the report of inquiry into marks tampering in the council of higher secondary education.
Former chief ministers Rishang Keishing (Cong), W Nipamacha Singh (Manipur National Conference), R K Dorendra Singh (BJP), R K Ranbir Singh (NCP) and several other newly elected assembly members were present during the ceremony along with senior government, police and army officials.
ndtv.com /template/template.asp?template=Manipurpolls&slug=SPF+ministry+takes+oath+in+Manipur&id=22626&callid=1   (304 words)

 LaborNET: Workers Online Live News Feed: Unions call to NT Chief Minister
Public Sector Unions are dismayed at the lack of process and goodwill shown to workers in the latest round of enterprise bargaining with the Government and are calling on the Chief Minister to step in and resolve the issue before more damage is done.
In a meeting of Public Sector Unions yesterday, serious problems were identified with regard to reported balloting irregularities and concerns expressed around the security of the ballot in general.
These are serious enough issues to warrant the Chief Minister stepping in to determine why they have happened and we call on her to do so.
www.labor.net.au /news/1105486473_8668.html   (314 words)

 The Chief Minister of Montserrat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Honourable John Osborne, presently serves as Chief Minister of Montserrat.
Learn more at the Office of the Chief Minister page...
The new Chief Minister's office is the latest addition to the government's reconstruction initiative.
www.gov.ms /index/chief_minister.htm   (71 words)

 rediff.com Business: The Rediff Business Interview / S M Krishna, Karnataka Chief Minister
With the south-west monsoons arriving on schedule in the state, fresh winds of change are blowing across Karnataka, the land of coffee and computer chips.
Somanhalli Mallaiah Krishna, the 69-year-old infotech-savvy Chief Minister of Karnataka could not have asked for a better setting to kick-start his government's month-long Global Investors' Meet, or GIM, to attract foreign and domestic investments to his state.
Armed with a thumping mandate from the people, Krishna pulled all stops to showcase Karnataka to the outside world as a promising land with plenty of natural and human resources beckoning investors.
www.rediff.com /business/2000/jun/13krisna.htm   (1041 words)

 India, Delhi: no privatisation of water, says Chief Minister - IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Delhi Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, has completely ruled out “privatisation'' of the water distribution system in the Capital and asserted that water tariffs would be raised ”only'' if it was approved by and acceptable to the consumers.
Delhi has the lowest water tariff in the country and massive investment is required to improve the infrastructure and quality of water supply.
Even if water tariffs were increased, they would continue to remain one of the lowest in India, the Chief Minister assured.
www.irc.nl /page/8088   (280 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
Punjab Agriculture Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal in a conversation after the AICC general secretary in charge of the state announced her appointment as Deputy Chief Minister in New Delhi on Tuesday.
As per the details of the peace package, Agriculture Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, who led the demand for a leadership change, will now be the new Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab.
A change in the PPCC chief is also not being ruled out with former minister R.L.Bhatia and Lok Sabha member Shamsher Singh Dullo being tipped to take over from the present PPCC president Hanspal.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20040107/main2.htm   (578 words)

 IndiaDaily - Communist Chief Minister of West Bengal dreams super growth through IT outsourcing while Gartner Group ...
At the same time Chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee chose an industry-academia platform on Friday to reiterate Bengal’s targets from the knowledge economy, hint at an imminent Infosys entry and roll out a things-to-do list.
State higher education minister Satya Sadhan Chakraborty, IT minister Manab Mukherjee and Nasscom president Kiran Karnik were present at the meet.
“I know that the chief minister will not forget about this, so we must evolve an action plan over the next two months and go back to him with our recommendations,” observed B. Muthuraman, chairman, CII eastern region.
www.indiadaily.com /editorial/08-28b-04.asp   (656 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
No breakthrough could be achieved for the third day today in talks between alliance partners-Congress and NCP-on the issue of next Maharashtra Chief Minister with both parties sticking to their positions and claiming the top post on the basis of their “role” in the electoral victory.
However, AICC General Secretary Margaret Alva told the media that today’s talks were postponed as NCP chief and Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar was “very tired” after daylong meetings of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde, who today submitted his resignation to the state Governor, arrived in the Capital later for consultations with the party’s central leadership.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/20041020/main2.htm   (228 words)

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