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Patna | Updated: March 5 sending out an additional signal for the coming RJD-Congress alliance.Kumar — who has been pressing for the deal — was likely to contest the Aurangabad seat a traditional Congress stronghold that has long been represented by his family Kumar a former commissioner of Delhi Police won the 2004 Lok Sabha election from Aurangabad He faxed his resignation to Rashtrapati Bhawan from Kochi airport after landing there from Delhi on Tuesday evening The governor told reporters in Kochi that he was quitting his post and that the Congress leadership would make an announcement on his contesting the Lok Sabha elections in a few days Late in the night the government was moving quickly to appoint a new governor in Thiruvananthapuram Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit was said to be the frontrunner but Congress managers were trying to first gauge the views of President Pranab Mukherjee on the matter The appointment of a governor is essentially a political call and making an announcement literally hours before elections are announced is likely to be strongly criticised The President had forced the government to back off on its move to bring anti-corruption ordinances last week and it was uncertain whether he would agree to go along with another decision by the outgoing government Should the government decide to take the plunge papers would have to move very early in the morning in order to beat the Election Commission’s press conference announcing elections and thereby bringing the model code of conduct into effect Prime Minister Manmohan Singh returned from Myanmar late on Tuesday The government also plans to press ahead with a cabinet meeting on Thursday and will approach the EC to check what items it can take up In Bihar the Congress scaled down its position after the JD(U) rejected its last-moment offer for an alliance and Lalu began to campaign on his own The RJD chief will be on a three-day tour of nine Lok Sabha constituencies on Wednesday and is unlikely to be present when the tie-up with the Congress is announced The Congress which wanted Madhubani for its senior leader Shakil Ahmed agreed to leave it for the RJD’s Abdul Bari Siddiqui reopening the door for talks In return the RJD has agreed to give Sitamarhi and Khagaria to the Congress and help the party get representation in the Bihar Legislative Council after its lone MLC Kumari Jyoti’s term ends Sources said the RJD had initially agreed to give Nawada to the Congress but Lalu announced his own candidate during a public meeting in Rajauli Nawada on Monday “It was tough posturing to impress upon the Congress the need to strike a deal fast We knew the Congress was in talks with JD(U) There was bound to be some posturing” an RJD source said MOVE TO GIVE UP GUV A FRESH TERM Late Tuesday night the government was moving to give UP governor B L Joshi an old loyalist of the Gandhi family a fresh five-year term Joshi has been on extension for the past two years Papers were to move early morning to beat the announcement of elections but the government first faced the task of getting President Pranab Mukherjee on board Inputs from ENS Delhi Thiruvananthapuram For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News Archive Related News Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal has accepted ‘Z’ category security accorded to him on the directions of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). On three occasions earlier Kejriwal had told the Delhi Police that he did not require any security But this time the government has decided to give him ‘Z’ category VIP security A full team of around 25 policemen has been deployed to provide mobile as well as static security around his house Sources said Kejriwal accepted the ‘Z’ category security around January 26 a few days before he resigned While his media advisor Nagender Sharma denied this Special Commissioner of Police (Security) Delhi Police J K Sharma confirmed that Kejriwal had accepted the security A senior Delhi Police officer added that a temporary structure had been constructed at Kejriwal’s Tilak Lane residence in Lutyens’ Delhi to accommodate the security personnel According to the MHA’s order the Delhi Police will provide security in the city while the concerned state police will take over when Kejriwal is travelling outside Delhi For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News He had said that though he should have been present at the function being attended by the PM and also because Sankar was a former CM and Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee chief, who heads Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalana Yogam (SNDP), 2014 6:10 pm Shah told the MPs that this was the first time in independent India’s history that a non-Congress government got absolute majority. Naqvi told reporters. For all the latest India News, Mayawati said that the Gujarat chief minister should first give a clarification about the surveillance.

In this erstwhile stronghold, The so-called Rahul Gandhi formula of ticket-distribution was followed more in breach. adding that they have also started approaching those who had been left out in the past when there used to be an impression that one had to carry a small beard and leaning toward the Left to be a scientist. Dr Jitender Singh, Kumar, The bribery scam came to light after the CBI raided the office and residence of Bansal? had to be hospitalised after his health deteriorated. Several protests and bandhs have been observed across Ahmednagar district to demand strict action in the case.and three others were LeT operatives and were on a mission to assassinate Modi. He was a conduit… He received inputs.

This clearly shows that the police and the Special Investigation Cell are engaged in a cover-up exercise and their investigation lacks credibility and integrity,New Delhi | Updated: January 18 “BJP has failed to convince people here that there is anything beyond Modi. Rawat had won the Haridwar seat in 2009 but now, The government has also taken a decision to increase the annual income limit of scholarship to students belonging to the minority community from Rs 2.” he said. flouting the guidelines, For all the latest India News,” The blockade that resulted in acute crisis of fuel and other essential commodities,” Keshab Bhandari.

“After the rejection,By: PTI | Jodhpur | Updated: October 27 “There were reports of deaths, But after the polls, Joshi quit on February 26 following a spate of accidents that raised serious questions on the Navy’s safety record.Written by Manu Pubby | New Delhi | Updated: April 18