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Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as Delhi's chief minister on 28 December, appealed to all honest officers on Thursday to approach him via SMS, emails and letters."We would give such officers good position in our government, and take their help to make strategies," Kejriwal told reporters after addressing a Janta Darbar at AAP's office in Kaushambi, in neighbouring Ghaziabad.Adding that he would solve their problems at the earliest, Kejriwal said: "I also appeal to those honest officers (to contact me) who have been suspended, and their pension, medical and other dues have not been cleared so far."On sending an invitation to social activist Anna Hazare for the oath-taking ceremony Saturday, Kejriwal said he would personally talk to him over the phone and invite him.He said he would announce his cabinet's portfolios within the next two days.IANS

Around 50 pc voting in Karnataka bypolls

from IANS

Around 50 pc voting in Karnataka bypolls

Around 50 percent of over 3.6 million voters cast their ballots Wednesday in the bypolls for two Lok Sabha seats from Karnataka, an official said.


Mumbai gangrape: Politicians express shock

from IANS

Mumbai gangrape: Politicians express shock

Political leaders cut across party lines on Friday to condemn the gangrape of a photojournalist in Mumbai.

TDP MP N Harikrishna quits Rajya Sabha

from IBNLive

TDP MP N Harikrishna quits Rajya Sabha

Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MP N Harikrishna has resigned from the Rajya Sabha to protest against the formation of Telangana.

Harshvardhan, Vijay Goel eye CM post

from IBNLive

Harshvardhan, Vijay Goel eye CM post

An all-out factional war has broken out between Harshvardhan and Delhi BJP chief Vijay Goel, with both vying for the Chief Minister's post if the party comes to power.

Congress has 2 by-polls in Karnataka

from CNN-IBN

Congress has 2 by-polls in Karnataka

It is a crucial day for the Congress in Karnataka as by-polls began in Mandya and Bangalore Rural constituencies on Wednesday.

Social media can't help in elections: Tharoor

from PTI

Social media can't help in elections: Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday said the platform alone cannot help win elections but gives new options of reaching out to public.

'Centre only worried about saving its chair'

from IBNLive

'Centre only worried about saving its chair'

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi said the Centre was neither concerned about the economy nor the falling rupee but only worried about saving its chair.