Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicPunjab assembly

Topic: Punjab assembly

Punjab assembly passes resolution to block attempts to change ‘status’ of Panjab University

‘University our heritage': Resolution says state government will not allow attempts to make it a central institution.

Punjab assembly passes resolution against Agnipath recruitment scheme, BJP ministers oppose

Leader of Opposition Partap Singh Bajwa demanded the short-term hiring scheme be withdrawn as it had led to violent protests across the country.

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against Centre’s extension of BSF jurisdiction in state

Modi govt had amended BSF Act to authorise border force to undertake search, seizure & arrest within 50 km stretch, from existing 15 km, from borders in Punjab, West Bengal & Assam.

AAP will fight 2022 Punjab assembly polls on its own, Raghav Chadha says

AAP's Punjab co-incharge Chadha said that the party won't form an alliance with any party and exuded confidence in forming the government in the state.

‘Political intimidation’, say Punjab MLAs on ED raids on Sukhpal Khaira

The ED raided the premises of rebel AAP MLA from Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira and his family members in Delhi Tuesday in a money-laundering case.

Punjab Assembly passes resolution seeking unconditional withdrawal of farm laws

The resolution seeks to continue with the existing system of MSP-based government procurement of food grains.

Akali Dal MLAs suspended from Punjab Assembly for disrupting proceedings

The House witnessed uproar when Punjab CM Amarinder Singh was replying to the Governor's address and SAD legislators rushed to the well and started shouting slogans.

Punjab Assembly pays tributes to farmers who died during protest against farm laws

Several farmers who were part of the agitation against the Centre's three farm legislations had died due to varied reasons, including health issues like heart attack.

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.

2 Congress MLAs test Covid positive after 1-day Punjab Assembly session, CM in quarantine

Congress MLAs Nirmal Singh and Kulbir Singh Zira tested positive for coronavirus after the session, in which 61 legislators were present.

On Camera

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The logo of the Adani Group is seen on the facade of one of its buildings on the outskirts of Ahmedabad | Reuters file photo

From ports to energy transition — Adani Group to invest over $100 billion in next decade

Speaking at Forbes Global CEO Conference in Singapore, Adani said the group intends to do more as a solar player & has earmarked 70% of the investment for the energy transition space.

Defence

Parts of Iranian made 'suicide' drone Shahed-136 after being shot down by the Ukrainian military | Reuters

All about Shahed-136, Iran’s ‘kamikaze’ drone that Russia is using to strike Ukraine

Over the past few days, Russia has hit multiple targets using these Iranian-supplied drones—including civilian structures and amenities—leading to the death of several Ukrainians.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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