List of Politics Events on April-1998

3- April-1998 Pramod Mahajan, senior BJP functionary, is appointed Political Advisor to Prime Minister "in the rank and status of Cabinet Minister in the PMO".
4- April-1998 G. Sarala Devi, 62, CPI leader and general secretary of the National Federation of Indian Women, passed away in Hyderabad.
6- April-1998 The Sonia Gandhi era begins in the Congress(I) with a special AICC session ratifying the decision of the CWC appointing her president in place of Sitaram Kesri.
8- April-1998 Prem Singh Lalpura, who defied the Akali Dal leadership, not taking oath as a Lok Sabha member on denial of a ministerial berth, is expelled by the party.
8- April-1998 Sedapatti R. Muthiah resigns as the Union Surface Transport Minister at the behest of his party supremo Jayalalitha. He is involved in court cases.
14- April-1998 Kushabhau Thakre is declared elected BJP president.
17- April-1998 BJP Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta retains his Lok Sabha seat in the Udhampur-Doda-Kathna constituency defeating National Conference's Rajinder Kumar Chib by over 50,000 votes.
18- April-1998 Dr. A. R. Kidwai is appointed Governor of West Bengal.
19- April-1998 Kottayam in Kerala becomes the first district in India to complete computerisation of the talluk offices connecting them with the district headquarters.
19- April-1998 Jayalalitha, AIADMK leader, demands that all ''tainted leaders'' be dropped by the Vajpayee Government or that Sedapatti R. Muthiah be taken back.
21- April-1998 Ashok Kumar, Special Secretary, Union Home Ministry, who headed a Central team to Tamil Nadu to assess the law and order situation, was transferred to the Planning Commission.
22- April-1998 India and Bangladesh resolve to work together to ''root out terrorism'', push bilateral trade and harness river waters of the region.
25- April-1998 India protests against Pakistan raising the Kashmir issue at the first SAARC Information Ministers conference in Dhaka.
29- April-1998 India and Myanmar agree upon steps to ensure trans-border security, cooperation in the fight against trafficking of narcotics and implementation of mutually beneficial cross-border projects.
30- April-1998 Sukh Ram, former Union Minister, decides to resign as a Minister in the Himachal Pradesh Government.