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Congress Candidates' List for Punjab Polls After Dec 8
The Congress party is going to release its first list of candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls next year after December 8. This was said by the party’s screening committee chairman Ashok Gehlot. The committee had its meeting in Delhi on Saturday and the next one is going to be held on December 8 after which the names of candidates would be released. Gehlot said that winnability was going to be the prime factor in selection of candidates. He also noted that, unlike the 2012 polls, party workers would be united this time and candidates would be selected after reaching a consensus among screening committee members, Punjab PCC executive members and other members concerned.2016-12-05 04:13:07 PM
TN Tense As CM Jayalalithaa Suffers Cardiac Arrest
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa suffered a cardiac arrest late on the night of December 4. She has been put on a heart assist device and is being monitored closely by doctors at Apollo Hospital in Chennai. Jayalalithaa has been in the hospital's intensive care since September 22 after she complained of fever, dehydration and congestion. It had been announced only recently that she'd recovered completely before news of her cardiac arrest came. Subbiah Viswanathan, COO of Apollo Hospitals where the chief minister is currently undergoing treatment, has informed the media that she is being treated and monitored by a team of experts, including pulmonologists, cardiologists and critical care specialists.2016-12-05 04:12:15 PM
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