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Monday, May 19, 2014, Chandigarh, India

updated at 9:40 pm

Nitish refuses to withdraw resignation, to choose next CM
PATNA: Bihar will have a new Chief Minister chosen by Nitish Kumar who today refused to take back his resignation despite repeated pleas by JD(U) legislators to continue in office.

CWC members likely to resign en masse 
NEW DELHI: Congress Working Committee members(CWC)  could offer their resignation at its meeting on Monday in the wake of the party's worst-ever performance in the Lok Sabha poll.

Ahead of Cabinet formation, Modi meets Shah, Jaitley
NEW DELHI: Ahead of the Cabinet formation, Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi today held discussions with his close aide and BJP general secretary Amit Shah and senior party leader Arun Jaitley .

Army jawan killed, 2 injured in LoC ambush in Jammu
JAMMU: An Army jawan was killed and two of his colleagues were injured in an attack by suspected Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) which set off a mine blast and open fired on a patrol party along LoC here.

UP minister dies in accident
JAUNPUR: A state minister and two of his staff were killed on Monday after the car they were travelling in was hit by a train at an unmanned crossing in Linebazar area, police sources said.

SC grants interim bail to Tarun Tejpal
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday granted three weeks� interim bail to Tehelka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal, so that he could perform last rites of his mother, who passed away in Goa on Sunday.

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Modi reaches out to Advani, Joshi
Govt formation plans pick up
Senior leaders flock to RSS HQ
Sangh wants young ministers
New Delhi, May 18
BJP�s PM-designate Narendra Modi with party leader LK Advani in New Delhi on SundayAfter the party�s historic win on Friday, it was anything but a lazy Sunday for the BJP-RSS top leadership. Senior leaders remained engaged in a flurry of meetings.
BJP�s PM-designate Narendra Modi with party leader LK Advani in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI

Nitish refuses to stay as CM; JD(U) to decide today
Patna, May 18
Nitish Kumar (L) and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav address party MLAs in Patna on Sunday On a day when the JD(U) Legislature Party unanimously re-elected him as its leader, Nitish remained unyielding over his decision to quit as CM.
Nitish Kumar (L) and JD(U) chief Sharad Yadav address party MLAs in Patna on Sunday. PTI







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Rs 5,500-cr tax notice slapped on Adani Group
Mumbai, May 18
Adani Group head Gautam AdaniThe Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has slapped a Rs 5,500-crore show-cause notice on Adani group for alleged over-valuation of capital equipment imports.

Adani Group head Gautam Adani

Dump HJC for Assembly poll, demand BJP leaders
Chandigarh, May 18
Following victory on seven out of 10 parliamentary seats in Haryana, a demand has been made by BJP cadres to go alone in the state in the forthcoming Assembly elections.

Shah�s next mission: Haryana, M�rashtra
New Delhi, May 18
A star performer in UP, Amit Shah is set for a bigger roleBJP's Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi's right-hand man Amitbhai Anilchandra Shah may be given a key role in the party organisation.

A star performer in UP, Amit Shah is set for a bigger role


PUNJAB: AAP winner in 33 Assembly constituencies, major parties worried

HARYANA: Post LS drubbing, rebels train guns on Hooda

J&KPupil-teacher ratio in J&K lesser than national average

HIMACHAL: Shanta, Anurag may get berth in Modi team

CHANDIGARH: 6 days on, 41-yr-old battles for life

LUDHIANA: No stopping reckless bus drivers

DELHI: Hold assembly polls within a year: Vardhan

OPINIONSChief ministers humbled

NATION: Naveen Patnaik to be Odisha Chief Minister for fourth term

SPORTS: Bangalore lumber to victory
WORLD: China suspends exchanges with Vietnam over riots


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Poor communication, waning ideology to figure at CWC meet
New Delhi, May 18
A Congress poster in Allahabad on SundayAs the Congress counts its losses, the stage is set for deliberations on issues of concern for the party, including extreme polarisation witnessed in the elections.
A Congress poster in Allahabad on Sunday. PTI

In 30 Jind villages, taps running dry for 3 weeks
Safidon (Jind), May 18
Villagers of Jind�s Safidon sub-division are reeling under acute water shortageNearly 30 villages in Jind�s Safidon sub-division have been facing an acute shortage of potable water since the last week of April.
EVery drop counts: Villagers of Jind�s Safidon sub-division are reeling under acute water shortage

One in three newly elected MPs has a criminal record
New Delhi, May 18
Every third of the newly elected member of the Lok Sabha has a criminal background, an analysis of the disclosures they have made in their affidavits has shown.


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