Family mix but most Badal kin win Dalit seniors bite dust Chandigarh, February 27
It is a mixed bag as far as performance of close relations of political leaders is concerned. Capt Kanwaljit Singh from Banur won with a convincing margin but his son Jasjit Singh Bunny lost to Balbir Singh Sidhu form Kharar.
Dehradun, February 27
But for the one seat the BJP, which has emerged as the single largest party, fell short of getting majority in the Uttarakhand Assembly elections. Faced with hung verdict, the party has become dependent on the outside support to form the new government.
Results not a referendum: PM New Delhi, February 27
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today said the outcome of Assembly poll in Punjab and Uttarakhand would have no bearing on the UPA Government and it was not a "referendum" against it.
UK panel to protect Indian doctors New Delhi, February 27
The Commission for Racial Equality in Britain will take “all possible steps” to protect the interests of Indian doctors in UK, who are facing the threat of loss of jobs because of a controversial government legislation, and will intervene if the policy impacts the medicos adversely, commission chairperson Kay Hampton said here today.
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