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Captain Amarinder Singh with Aroosa Alam| K Asif/India Today Group/Getty Images

‘Aroosa’s been coming to India for 16 yrs’: Amarinder slams Punjab probe into friend’s ‘ISI link’

Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa said state DGP will probe Aroosa Alam’s 'possible connections to the ISI'. Aroosa, a Pakistani journalist, is a close friend of former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh.  
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh | Photo: Sajid Ali | ThePrint

Congress tried to push me out in ‘ignoble way’, don’t want to go as a failure: Amarinder Singh

In a conversation at ThePrint’s 'Off The Cuff'', Capt. Amarinder Singh says 'I have done everything in my power for 52 years for my country, I am not ready to go to pasture'.
File photo of Captain Amarinder Singh. | Twitter

Float own party, bring down govt — after Cong exit, what will former CM Amarinder Singh do next?

Captain Amarinder Singh has said he is not joining BJP. His game plan is crucial not just for coming 2022 Punjab assembly elections, but also the state's future political architecture.

Modi, Yogi, Amarinder — why economic underperformers remain popular with voters

There are instances — both from national and state elections — of economic underperformers being returned to power, and also of parties being thrown out despite good performance.
The new 15-member Punjab cabinet at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi | Photo: Twitter/@CHARANJITCHANNI

Spotlight’s on new Punjab ministers to resolve issues they raised when Amarinder was CM

CM Channi has 2 key tasks — ending illegal mining & reducing power charges for consumers. His deputy, Randhawa, was vocal against Amarinder for failure on sacrilege cases. Now he is in charge of home.
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Indians breathing unacceptable levels of pollutants. WHO guidelines an urgent wake-up call

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Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh | ANI

Rahul & Priyanka inexperienced, will pit candidate against ‘dangerous’ Sidhu: Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh says if Sonia Gandhi had 'just called me and asked me to step down, I would have... I am hurt'.
Sajith Kumar | Deccan Herald

Congress digs own grave & shoots itself in the foot, while defections trump infections

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.
File photo of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu | PTI

Congress got the messaging right in Punjab but the Gandhis and Sidhu can’t celebrate yet

If Channi succeeds in doing what Amarinder couldn’t do in over four years, it would be difficult for the Gandhis to boot him out. That will trouble Sidhu.
File image of Captain Amarinder Singh speaking to senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi | Photo: ANI

Amarinder Singh wrote to Sonia Gandhi, expressing anguish at political events before resigning

Singh said political events of last five months were not based on full understanding of the 'national imperatives of Punjab' and indicated his apprehension of instability in the state.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks through video conferencing during an event in New Delhi on 20 October 2021 | PTI

100 cr vaccine feat example of what can be achieved if people & govt come together: Narendra Modi

The journey from anxiety to assurance has happened and our nation has emerged stronger, thanks to the world’s largest vaccination drive, writes PM Narendra Modi.
Representative image | A bottle of rice bran oil | Commons

Govt’s plan to tackle edible oil price rise: Push for domestic rice bran oil production

India is witnessing record-high inflation in edible oil prices. Food Secretary says country can produce up to 18-19 lakh tonnes of rice bran oil, up from current 11 LT.


BrahMos supersonic cruise missile | Representational image| Photo: ANI

India among few countries developing hypersonic missiles, US Congressional report says

According to the report, India collaborated with Russia to develop BrahMos II and is reportedly developing an indigenous, dual-capable hypersonic cruise missile.
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Mohan Bhagwat is right, China is the big threat. But his prescription to counter it is flawed

India can fight China, but it needs peace & stability at home. It can't take on Beijing while re-lighting old fires like NRC or polarising Hindus & Muslims to win elections.