Jaswant don’t want Modi for PM post?

A day after Mr Shatrughan Sinha took a dig at Mr Narendra Modi, another L.K. Advani loyalist, Mr Jaswant Singh, on Saturday tried to preempt any move to name the Gujarat chief minister as the BJP’s PM candidate. Airing his views on a television channel, Mr Singh said: “Personally I’m of the view that this whole clamour for announcing a name is a new phenomena. If the Congress Party is stumbling in doing what it has to do about who is their number one is because of the reality. You don’t know what the country is going to throw up by way of numbers.”
However, a Modi loyalist pointed out that during the 2009 general elections, neither Mr Advani nor his loyalists opposed any move to name the PM candidate before the general elections. Incidentally, Mr Advani had led the BJP during the 2009 Lok Sabha polls. Mr Singh also said that India was “not a presidential system and the necessity of a parliamentary system is to depend on the numbers that emerge”.

UPSC’s 2013 prelim exam results out
New Delhi, Aug. 3: About 16,000 candidates have successfully qualified this year’s Civil Services (Preliminary) examination, results of which have been declared by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
The UPSC has advised the qualifiers not to file any RTI applications seeking details of their marks and answer keys until the entire process of civil services exams comprising the mains test and interview gets over.
Those who have qualified the pre test, which was held on May 26, have been asked to apply online at the Commission’s website — www.upsc.gov.in — again in the detailed application form for the civil services (mains) examination.
After submitting the duly filled DAF online, the candidates are required to take out its print out and send its printed copy duly signed by him or her along with all relevant documents. — PTI

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