Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicPunjab CM

Topic: Punjab CM

Gehlot’s ‘one magician, one post’ dilemma & why ‘PM may care’ about ‘PayCM’ posts in Karnataka

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Punjab health minister under fire for making veteran surgeon lie down on dirty mattress

Chetan Singh Jouramajra was in a video clip seen forcing the Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences to lie on a dirty mattress at a hospital during an inspection.

Viral photo of Arvind Kejriwal in ‘ill-fitted’ kurta at Bhagwant Mann wedding is morphed

Kejriwal’s shirt was digitally elongated to give it the appearance of a kurta in the photo. Hence, the weird shape.

‘Were clueless’ about Gurpreet marrying Punjab CM say neighbours, but celebrate news with sweets

Gurpreet Kaur, resident of Haryana's Pehowa town, married Bhagwant Mann Thursday. Like Kaur's neighbours, many in Punjab CM's party too had little prior knowledge about the wedding.

Bhagwant Mann’s new gaffe — British left India 200 years ago, built bus station in space

Punjab CM also exhibits questionable knowledge of geography, saying Jalandhar could see snow-capped mountains like Everest during pollution-free Covid days.

‘Mr 1%’: Hours after being sacked, former Punjab minister Vijay Singla arrested for corruption

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann fired the minister earlier Tuesday, saying his government had a ‘zero-tolerance policy towards corruption’.

Best way to celebrate Bhagat Singh—rescue his memory from meeting the fate of Gandhi, Nehru

Bhagat Singh faces the ominous prospect of turning into an empty signifier, a symbol without substance, just a basanti pagri worn by anyone for anything.

Punjab CM Channi requests Centre to withdraw its order postponing paddy procurement

Meanwhile, the Haryana BKU chief has said farmers will protest outside houses of MPs, MLAs of ruling BJP-JJP in the state if the govt fails to begin paddy procurement on 1 October.

After first Dalit CM, Punjab gets a Dalit DGP — its third since Independence

Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota took charge as the DGP of Punjab police Saturday. Before him, the state had last had a Dalit DGP in 2009.

What Jat and Dalit Sikhs say about Congress’ Punjab move and next CM: Survey

Prashnam survey asked Punjab voters who among Charanjit Channi, Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu should be the Congress' CM face in the upcoming assembly election.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
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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