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Kalraj Mishra quits Rajya Sabha
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajya Sabha member Kalraj Mishra Wednesday quit his upper house seat following his election to the Uttar Pradesh assembly.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 4:52:34 PM

Dissent grows in BJP over Rajya Sabha nomination
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Amid speculation that Anshuman Mishra may not contet for the Rajya Sabha, dissent continued Wednesday in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for failing to nominate senior leader S.S. Ahluwalia.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 4:21:43 PM

Karnataka bypoll fallout: Test for BJP, hope for Congress (News Analysis)
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party''s (BJP) defeat in the Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll Wednesday poses a difficult test for its national leaders - demonstrating that they have the sagacity to learn the right lesson and not dismiss the Congress victory as inconsequential.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 3:26:33 PM

AIADMK wins Sankarankoil by-election
Chennai, March 21 (IANS) V. Muthuselvi of the ruling AIADMK was Wednesday elected to the Tamil Nadu assembly from Sankarankoil constituency, defeating her DMK rival by over 68,000 votes.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 2:42:23 PM

Chidambaram refutes Odisha CM''s no-help claim
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday rejected Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik''s charge that the central government offered no help in getting two Italians freed from Maoists in the state.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 2:12:46 PM

BJD wins in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Odisha''s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) Wednesday won the Athagarh assembly by-election, defeating the Congress by over 47,000 votes.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 1:53:22 PM

Bypoll shock for Congress in Andhra
Hyderabad, March 21 (IANS) In a setback to Andhra Pradesh''s ruling Congress, the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) bagged four assembly seats while the YSR Congress and an independent won one seat each. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had a narrow lead on a seventh seat.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 1:17:22 PM

Akhilesh rejigs ministry
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Wednesday reshuffled the portfolios of some ministers.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 1:16:32 PM

UP abolishes Cabinet Secretary''s post
Lucknow, March 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has done away with the Cabinet Secretary''s post, put in place by erstwhile chief minister Mayawati.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 1:05:11 PM

Congress wins Karnataka Lok Sabha bypoll
Bangalore, March 21 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday wrested the Udupi-Chikmagalur Lok Sabha seat in Karnataka from the scandal-hit ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), adding to the woes of Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 12:16:41 PM

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