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Congress today claimed that it has the support of over 21 legislators in the 40-member Assembly, giving it enough strength to form the government in Goa.

This comes as Goa's current CM Manohar Parrikar (62) is undergoing treatment in AIIMS Delhi.

Yesterday the Opposition party, which is the single-largest party with 16 MLAs, had a talk with the Governor in this regard.

The Congress would not name the Chief Ministerial candidate in poll-bound Telangana, where it would fight the Assembly elections jointly with the TDP, CPI, and Telangana Jana Samithi, a key party leader said today.

The AICC in-charge of Telangana, RC Khuntia maintained that the usual practice in the Congress wasn't to name the party's Chief Ministerial candidate before any Assembly election.

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Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who is at the center of a controversy for saying he will break a man's leg, said on Wednesday that he deserved the benefit of doubt.

Speaking to channel Mirror Now, Supriyo, said he knew he was a public figure and these controversies would happen.

Supriyo made these comments at an event in Asansol for differently-abled, which sparked a row.