Thursday, 30 June, 2022
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

Opposition asks Punjab govt to prove majority in Assembly amid Amarinder-Sidhu tussle

The Opposition, lead by SAD and AAP are demanding that if CM Amarinder Singh evades proving his govt's majority in next 7 days, the assembly should be dissolved immediately.

Navjot Singh Sidhu’s adviser Malvinder Singh Mali quits after controversial Kashmir remarks

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh had asked Sidhu to 'rein in' his advisers after two of them made 'atrocious' comments on sensitive issues like Kashmir and Pakistan.

Punjab ministers, MLAs seek action against Sidhu’s advisors over their anti-national remarks

The advisers, Malvinder Singh Mali & Pyare Lal Garg, came under severe attack from the opposition and within the party for their controversial remarks on Kashmir and Pakistan.

Sidhu in soup as Amarinder slams his advisors for ‘anti-national’ Kashmir-Pakistan comments

Comments by two of Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisors latest flashpoint. The state Congress chief is in damage control mode after Punjab CM Amarinder Singh publicly slams him.

‘Atrocious’ — Amarinder slams Sidhu’s advisors over comments on Kashmir & Pakistan

In a statement, Punjab CM urged Pyare Lal Garg & Malwinder Singh Mali, Sidhu's advisors, to 'stick to giving advice' to state Congress chief & not speak on matters they don't know.

Amarinder meets Sonia Gandhi, says Sidhu’s continued attacks on him ‘reflect poorly’ on party

Congress’ Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat says Sonia Gandhi has advised both Navjot Sidhu and Amarinder Singh that they have to cooperate with each other and work together.

Victory of farmers protesting farm laws top priority, Punjab Congress chief Sidhu says

Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders since late November, demanding repeal of three laws passed by the Modi govt last year.

‘It’s resolved’, says Rahul Gandhi on Punjab Congress infighting

The Congress leader's comments came after Punjab CM Amarinder Singh attended Navjot Singh Sidhu’s coronation as the new state unit chief at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh.

CM Amarinder Singh to attend event to install Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief

Amarinder Singh had until recently opposed the appointment and had said he won't meet Sidhu until the cricketer-turned-politician apologises for his 'derogatory' tweets against him.

Sidhu has a clean image but that’s not enough to be the captain in Punjab

In the months ahead, Sidhu and Amarinder would try their best to undermine each other's position, especially at the time of ticket distribution.

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Representational image | Islam devotees offer Friday prayers during Ramadan, Patna, April 2022 | PTI

Quran says no one can limit others’ freedom. Udaipur killing violates Islam’s golden rule

Throughout history, Islamic scholars have uniformly agreed that respecting and obeying the law of the land is an essential aspect of faith.
The Reserve Bank of India logo | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

RBI intervenes with multi-pronged strategy in battle against rupee fall

The Reserve Bank’s challenges include crashes in forward dollar premiums to rising open interest in futures that adds to pressure on the currency.

Defence

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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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