Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu lashes on his former party leader Captain Amarinder Singh,after he launched his own political party Lok Punjab Congress.
Singh had announced his intention to launch a party earlier in October following his replacement as Punjab CM by Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi.
Both Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu, after reaching Dehradun, also met party leader Harish Rawat—who was earlier Congress’s Punjab affairs incharge.
Punjab cabinet led by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday decided to enhance Dearness Allowance (DA) from the existing 17 per cent to 28 per cent with effect from July 1, 2021.
Last week saw the nation hurriedly Googling 'Who is Aroosa Alam' after Punjab's Deputy CM Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa alleged that Alam, known to be a good friend of Singh, had links with the ISI in Pakistan.
Claiming that many senior Congressmen were keen to join him in his new party, Capt. Amarinder Singh said his party would fight on all 117 seats.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.
The party would be contesting the election in coalition with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). As per the seat-sharing arrangement, Mayawati-led BSP would be allotted 20 seats, the rest would be contested by SAD.
CM Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre shouldn’t thrust such a decision on Punjab without even taking the state government into confidence as law and order is a state subject.
According to a spokesperson of the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office, this would entail an annual expenditure of Rs 440 crore.
Today marks the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. This little-known essay on the tragedy by Saadat Hasan Manto was published just a week after the event in the October 23, 1951, edition of the daily Afaq published from Lahore. It is the very first essay by any writer on the subject.
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has given ultimatum to the government that if any action is not taken against the accused by Friday, he would go on hunger strike.
The governments of both states Punjab and Chhattisgarh have announced assistance to families of four killed farmers and a journalist in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri violence.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the state government was awaiting a panel from the Centre regarding three names finalized for the post of DGP.
Following his meeting with BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be 'humiliated by Congress.
If voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state next year, Kejriwal outlined 'six guarantees' related to the healthcare that the party would ensure for citizens.
The Congress leader Anand Sharma urged party chief Sonia Gandhi to take action over ‘hooliganism’ by party workers at Kapil Sibal’s house.
The cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said his fight has been on ‘issues’ and a pro-Punjab agenda.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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