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S.M. Krishna quits as Foreign Minister

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New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna resigned on October 26  ahead of the reshuffle of the Union Cabinet scheduled on October 28.

The 80-year-old leader from Karnataka is believed to have sent his resignation to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the afternoon, sources said.

Indications are that with the assembly elections due before next May in Karnataka, the former Chief Minister may be given a party assignment in the state.