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Navjot Singh Sidhu Lashes On Captain Amarinder Singh; Terms Him ‘A Lost Cause’

Nov 03, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Capt Amarinder Singh Floats Punjab Lok Congress Party After Resigning From Congress

Nov 02, 2021 Harish Manav

Singh had announced his intention to launch a party earlier in October following his replacement as Punjab CM by Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi.


No More Rift? Punjab CM Channi, Navjot Sidhu Offer Prayers At Kedarnath Shrine

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.

Diwali Bonanza: Punjab CM Channi Announces 11% Hike In Dearness Allowance Ahead Of Polls

Nov 01, 2021 Harish Manav

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.


Who Is Aroosa Alam, The Pakistani Journalist Who Claimed To Be Capt Amarinder Singh's 'Soulmate'?

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.

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27 October, 2021

Amarinder Singh To Launch His Party Soon, Says Congress Won't Remain In Punjab's Picture

Harish Manav

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.


23 October, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

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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.


19 October, 2021

Shiromani Akali Dal Announces Four More Candidates For Upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections

Outlook Web Bureau

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.


18 October, 2021

‘Won't Accept Centre's Decision To Extend BSF Jurisdiction In Border Areas’: Punjab CM

Harish Manav

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.


18 October, 2021

Punjab Pre-Poll Bonanza: Water Charges Slashed For Rural And Urban Residents

Harish Manav

According to a spokesperson of the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office, this would entail an annual expenditure of Rs 440 crore.


16 October, 2021

Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Saadat Hasan Manto

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.


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07 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Sidhu Demands Arrest Of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s Son

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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.


06 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Chhattisgarh, Punjab Govts Announce Rs 50 Lakh Relief To Victim Families

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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.


03 October, 2021

Punjab Congress Crisis: DGP Appointment To Be Finalised After Talks With Sidhu, Says CM Channi

Harish Manav

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.


30 September, 2021

Not Joining BJP But Won't Stay In Congress, Says Capt Amarinder Singh After Meeting Amit Shah

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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.


30 September, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Promises 'Pind Clinics' Across Punjab, Free Healthcare In Bid To Woo Voters

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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.


30 September, 2021

Anand Sharma Urges Congress Chief To Take Action Over ‘Hooliganism’ At Sibal’s House

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The Congress leader Anand Sharma urged party chief Sonia Gandhi to take action over ‘hooliganism’ by party workers at Kapil Sibal’s house.


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29 September, 2021

Disgruntled Sidhu Raises Questions Over Official Appointments, 'Tainted' Leaders In Punjab

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The cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said his fight has been on ‘issues’ and a pro-Punjab agenda.


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Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.

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