Sunday, 29 May, 2022
TopicCharanjit Singh Channi

Topic: Charanjit Singh Channi

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.

Congress star campaigners’ list for Uttarakhand features Punjab CM Channi, but not Sidhu

Sidhu's omission from list has surprised many, and Congress leaders are divided over whether it's a 'sign' from the high command, or he's just too busy with Punjab campaign.

ZyCov-D a welcome addition to India’s vaccine basket. Follow the science on mixing boosters now

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.