Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicBalram Jakhar

Topic: Balram Jakhar

Beyond Badals and Amarinder, four political families look to regain lost glory in Punjab

Grandsons of eminent figures — ex-CMs Partap Singh Kairon & Beant Singh, ex-Union minister & Lok Sabha Speaker Balram Jakhar, Akali leader Gurcharan Tohra — are in fray in state polls.

BJP blames Gurdaspur loss on faulty candidate selection, lack of support

BJP insiders say senior leaders abstained from campaigning for Swaran Singh Salaria, who was defeated by Congress’ Sunil Jakhar by 1.9 lakh votes

On Camera

YourTurn

Freud to Carl Rogers—psychologists have always focused on the past. But they might be wrong

An increasing body of research suggests that focusing on the future may protect us from depression and help us cope with stress more effectively.
Representational photo of offshore oil rig | PTI

Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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