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BSP to support Congress in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) The six BSP MLAs in Rajasthan on Wednesday decided to extend their legislative support to the Congress after BSP chief Mayawati announced that her party shall prop up a Congress government. Rajendra Guda, one of the Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs, made the announcement. He said that[Read More…]

KCR to take oath as Telangana CM on Thursday (Lead)

Hyderabad, Dec 12 (IANS) K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who led the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) to a massive win in the Telangana Assembly elections, will take oath as the Chief Minister of India’s youngest state for a second consecutive term on Thursday. He will take oath at a ceremony to be[Read More…]

Former Canadian diplomat detained in China (Lead)

Hong Kong, Dec 12 (IANS) A former Canadian diplomat has been detained in China and his current empolyer, non-profit organization International Crisis Group (ICG), on Wednesday said it is seeking his immediate release. The ICG said in a statement that Michael Kovrig, who is ICG’s northeast Asia senior adviser, was[Read More…]

Blood donation camp to be held in Goa on Parrikar’s birthday

Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) The absence of ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar who turns 63 on Thursday, will be felt during his birthday celebrations being held in the state capital, which includes a blood donation camp at the state BJP headquarters, former Panaji MLA and former Defence Minister’s aide Sidharth[Read More…]

BJP lost Rajasthan by just over 1.70 lakh votes

Jaipur, Dec 12 (IANS) A total of 1,39,35,201 votes went into the Congress kitty in Rajasthan while the BJP received 1,37,57,502 votes — a marginal difference of over 1.70 lakh votes that ended five years of BJP rule. The Congress got 39.3 per cent of votes spread over 199 Assembly[Read More…]

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