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SAD seeks Sidhu’s dismissal after its leaders burn photo of him hugging Pakistan army chief

Akali Dal leader Majithia demanded to know the clear stand of Congress and Punjab govt on condemning Pakistan's prime minister & army chief.

Akali Dal wants to know status of rebel AAP MLAs in Punjab assembly

Akali Dal leader says AAP will lose numbers and will not be able to remain main opposition party if 7 AAP MLAs are disqualified by the Speaker.
Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal dellivering a speech in assembly during the budget session

Punjab assembly budget session sees unprecedented aggression and crude language

The session witnessed several acerbic exchanges between known enemies but some players were seen to have stooped to unprecedented lows.
Bikram Singh Majithia addressing a press conference in Chandigarh

Behind the ‘meek surrender’: Months-long negotiations between Kejriwal & Majithia

It was Kejriwal’s team which is believed to have first approached Majithia and the SAD leadership in an attempt to bury the hatchet.
Graphic showing Aam Aadmi Party and Arvind Kejriwal

An Apology of a Party: AAP, which set out to save India, is struggling to save itself now

The foundation on which AAP was built has all but crumbled. And its promise of changing the system and saving India is now a fading memory.
Bikram Singh Majithia

Timeline: Kejriwal has apologised but Punjab’s Majithia has a pretty ‘murky’ past

He faces allegations of having links with drug smugglers in Punjab and has filed a series of defamation cases against politicians and media in this connection.
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Harish Khare quits as Tribune editor-in-chief after a tumultuous few months

Khare was at the centre of the storm when the newspaper reported on the easy access to Aadhaar data, as well as the public apology to Bikram Singh Majithia.

Arvind Kejriwal retracts allegations against Punjab SAD leader Majithia

In 2016, Kejriwal said he would ‘drag’ Majithia to jail for his alleged role in Punjab drug racket, prompting the latter to file defamation suit against him.
A screengrab of apology and the Tribune building in Chandigarh

Craven apology to Majithia has buried The Tribune seven fathoms deep

Though The Tribune trust has swiftly removed the president who ordered the apology, it has forfeited a reputation built over more than a century.
A screenshot of the apology printed in The Tribune for Bikram Singh Majithia and J&K governor NN Vohra

Anger over Majithia apology sees J&K gov Vohra take over as Tribune trust chief

Editor-in-Chief Harish Khare ‘offered to quit’ after Tribune trust forced apology; president Sodhi replaced with N.N. Vohra at 3 November meeting.

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Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.