Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicAmarinder Singh

Topic: Amarinder Singh

PM’s security breach highlights Punjab’s DGP problem: 3rd incumbent in 4 months now under fire

Dinkar Gupta was replaced as the DGP by I.P.S. Sahota in September, who in turn was replaced by Siddharth Chattopadhyaya in December. Breach in PM’s security only made matters worse.

Ghulam Nabi Azad has potential to do an Amarinder to Congress as PM Modi’s doors are open

Ghulam Nabi Azad knows better than anyone that you must have an exit plan when you question the Gandhis. And he has been doing it way too often.

Amarinder Singh achieved nothing during his tenure, says Punjab CM Charanjit Channi

Channi also lashed out at the Badals for indulging in open loot and called Aam Aadmi Party national convener Arvind Kejriwal an outsider out to capture power in Punjab.

Amarinder declared ‘guilty of religious misconduct’, but here’s why former CM may not be worried

Though being declared 'tankhaiya' is serious issue, for Amarinder, it has come from 'acting parallel' jathedar of Akal Takth, whose own authority is contentious, say experts.

From Sidhu to Badal & Kejriwal, why politicians across all parties are on Punjab temple run

Hindus, who constitute around 38% of Punjab's population, are believed to have played a decisive role in 2017 Congress victory. But new alignments could usher in a shift.

Not royalty nor father figure — Why Punjab’s 1st Dalit CM Channi is a ‘refreshing change’

For over 20 years, Punjab had been used to either Parkash Singh Badal, 93, or the 79-year-old royal, Amarinder Singh, as CM. The younger Channi is a change  — in attitude & working style. 

WHO nod to Covaxin big relief. Now it must scale up production to help India vaccinate all

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Full text of Amarinder Singh’s resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

In his 7-page resignation letter to AICC acting president Sonia Gandhi, Amarinder Singh slammed the Gandhis for a 'conspiracy' to oust him from the state government.

Amarinder announces new party, accuses Gandhis of ‘conspiracy’ in resignation letter to Sonia

In his resignation letter, Amarinder said Sonia Gandhi never understood him despite knowing him on a 'personal level' and called Navjot Sidhu 'an acolyte of the Pakistani deep state'.

Time for rapprochement over, decision to leave Congress is final: Amarinder

Singh said after much thought his decision to leave the party is final and that he wanted to build 'a strong collective force in the interest of Punjab', with his own party.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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