Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicCaptain Amarinder Singh

Topic: Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab farmers say won’t let passenger trains to run, ask Centre to allow goods trains first

Protesting farmers say the 'stubborn attitude' of the central government in not allowing good strains to run in Punjab is unfortunate.

Tractors, dharnas & 30 mins of business on Day 1 of Punjab special session against farm laws

Opposition AAP and Akali Dal have demanded copies of the proposed legislation against the Modi govt’s farm laws before it is introduced in Punjab assembly.

Punjab MLA Khaira questions clean chit to minister in scholarship ‘scam’, seeks judicial probe

Citing details from ThePrint article analysing two reports related to the Dalit scholarship 'scam', Sukhpal Singh Khaira said probe should be conducted by a sitting HC judge.

How Punjab chief secy report absolving minister in Rs 64-cr ‘scam’ seemed to ignore ‘evidence’

Chief Secretary Vini Mahajan’s report is based on another report submitted by a three-member committee of IAS officers that probed the Dalit scholarship ‘scam’.

Punjab approves 33% quota for women for direct recruitment in state civil services

The cabinet Wednesday approved the Punjab Civil Services (Reservation of Posts for Women) Rules, 2020, to provide for the reservation for women.

Punjab’s protesting farmers reject Centre’s offer to meet, say withdraw farm acts first

Farmer bodies say they’ll further intensify stir after rejecting Agriculture Secretary Sanjay Agarwal’s invite for a meeting at Delhi’s Krishi Bhawan.

CM Amarinder transfers Punjab IAS officer who accused minister of scam, draws flak

Kirpa Shankar Saroj, whose report indicted minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot, has been sent from social welfare to the animal husbandry and fisheries department.

Amarinder vows to fight ‘malicious, anti-national’ farm laws through agitation, legal action

Punjab CM says he’ll do anything to protect farmers from Modi govt’s ‘nefarious designs’, says Pakistan could take advantage if there’s unrest in border state.

Congress MP Bajwa takes on CM Amarinder again, this time over Dalit scholarships scam

Bajwa and Amarinder are now arguing over the MP’s demand for an independent probe into Punjab minister S.S. Dharamsot’s alleged involvement in the scam.

Opposition CMs’ meet sees fiery Uddhav Thackeray & Sonia Gandhi-Mamata Banerjee bonding

Thackeray urges opposition leaders to do more than chit-chat, saying we must fight the Modi govt. Other CMs raise issues like postponement of NEET & JEE, privatisation.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

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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