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Congress'' Bengal unit sympathizes with rebel minister
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Congress'' West Bengal leadership Wednesday sympathised with the party minister, who had called Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee a "dictator" and had wished to resign from her ministry as he was deeply "hurt and pained" by the sudden reshuffle without the party''s knowledge.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 10:45:17 PM

Jayalalithaa re-allocates four ministers'' portfolios
Chennai, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa Wednesday effected minor rejig of her ministry by reallocating portfolios to four of her ministers.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 9:40:15 PM

Rebel Congress members refuse to meet Andhra speaker
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A group of 17 legislators loyal to YSR Congress Party have refused to appear before Andhra Pradesh assembly Speaker N. Manohar in response to his notices, and maintained that they should be disqualified.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 9:33:55 PM

Manipur legislators have whooping assets
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Close to Rs.1 crore is the average increase in assets registered by Manipur legislators re-contesting the elections, data compiled by a think tank here says.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 8:44:02 PM

Journalists flay poll officer in Goa
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) Over 40 journalists Wednesday staged a sit-in outside the cabin of the Goa chief electoral officer, accusing the latter denying them information under "political pressure".

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 8:37:41 PM

Congress changed focus of Uttar Pradesh polls, says BJP
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday blamed the Congress for diverting Uttar Pradesh voters'' attention from development to caste and religion issues ahead of the February-March assembly polls.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:50:00 PM

Two PRP leaders to be inducted in Andhra cabinet
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh cabinet will be expanded Thursday with the induction of two legislators of the erstwhile Praja Rajyam Party (PRP), which has merged with the ruling Congress.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:47:30 PM

Media should show restraint, says Chandy
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Two days after media reports alleged that Kerala Police were snooping on emails of some Muslim leaders, Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the press had ''distorted'' the issue.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:43:01 PM

Poll panel stops road work in Badal''s constituency
Chandigarh/Lambi (Punjab), Jan 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) Wednesday directed the administration of Punjab''s Muktsar district to stop immediately the work on a temporary road in the Lambi assembly constituency, from where Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is seeking re-election.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:33:11 PM

Muslim body backs Congress
Aligarh, Jan 18 (IANS) A Muslim body has urged people to vote for the Congress in the Uttar Pradesh elections, saying the party was best suited to pursue secular ideology.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 7:11:51 PM

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