Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicCharanjit Singh Channi

Topic: Charanjit Singh Channi

Finding Channi: Punjab ex-CM still in US, writing PhD thesis on Congress poll strategy

The ex-CM was last seen at a public event on Eid and has since been missing from the political scene. Channi has plans to return to India next month, says his brother.

‘Shuttling between US & Canada’ since losing CM’s chair, Channi keeps Punjab Congress guessing

Former Punjab CM is learnt to have left India early in May, 8 weeks after Congress' drubbing in state polls. Party's Punjab chief Warring says his absence at this point is 'unfortunate'.

Congress needs change but can’t do without Gandhis, says Punjab unit ex-chief Sunil Jakhar

Speaking to ThePrint days after Congress' drubbing in 2022 Punjab elections, Sunil Jakhar talks about road ahead for party, and his one 'unfinished agenda' as he retires from active politics.

New FIR against Channi accuses Punjab CM of campaigning after electioneering ended in state

This is the second FIR lodged against the Punjab CM in the past 48 hours. Earlier, on Thursday, an FIR had been filed against Channi for controversial comments made at a roadshow.

14 Congress candidates in poll-bound Punjab see assets shrink from previous election in 2017

New Delhi: At no time is the wealth of politicians more of a talking point than during elections. It is usually observed that most...

The ‘Bhaiye’ whom CM Channi doesn’t want in Punjab are the ones driving state’s economy

Instead of Charanjit Singh Channi asking UP and Bihar's 'bhaiye' to be kicked out and Priyanka Gandhi clapping on the remark, the Congress leaders should thank them.

What Guru Ravidas’ legacy means in Punjab elections, and why politicians are vying to claim it

As PM Modi, Rahul & Priyanka Gandhi pay homage on Ravidas Jayanti, all political parties this poll season have tried to cash in on fierce Dalit pride symbolised by the Guru.

‘Representative of the poor’ — Dalit face Charanjit Singh Channi is Congress CM candidate

Channi declared CM candidate by Rahul Gandhi at Ludhiana rally. “I have already accepted decision…will walk shoulder to shoulder with whoever leads state,” says Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Charanjit Singh Channi is Congress’s chief ministerial face for Punjab polls

Rahul Gandhi, who made the announcement said people of Punjab needed a CM from 'gareeb ghar' (poor family). The other main contender was Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

‘Never lived for any post’ — Sidhu hails Channi’s elevation as Punjab chief minister

Sidhu said during his 17 years of political career he never lived for any post but always wanted Punjab's betterment and improvement in lives of its people.

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Mohan Bhagwat’s right — no word wounds Hindus like kafir does

In South Africa, the word kaffir, as the blacks were pejoratively called, has been outlawed. It's time India too bans 'kafir'.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


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Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.