Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicPunjab CM

Topic: Punjab CM

Who is Charanjit Singh Channi, the man who is set to be Punjab’s first Dalit Sikh CM

Channi, minister for technical education & employment generation, is a 3-time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib who has been a critic of outgoing CM Amarinder Singh.

Amarinder Singh wrote to Sonia Gandhi, expressing anguish at political events before resigning

Singh said political events of last five months were not based on full understanding of the 'national imperatives of Punjab' and indicated his apprehension of instability in the state.

Congress veteran Ambika Soni declines Punjab CM’s post, says only a Sikh should hold it

Ambika Soni had emerged as one of the frontrunners for CM chair after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned, but in a Saturday meeting with Rahul Gandhi, she refused the role.

Punjab Congress leaders explore exit options as Gandhis bat for Navjot Sidhu

Congress will lose support of the Hindus in Punjab if high command makes Sidhu party chief, said Hindu leaders at a luncheon meeting hosted by CM Amarinder Singh Friday.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.

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The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

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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