Sunday, 22 May, 2022
TopicPunjab DGP

Topic: Punjab DGP

Channi Government appoints VK Bhawra DGP of Punjab Police

An IPS officer of 1987 batch, he takes over from acting DGP Sidharth Chattopadhyaya, who is facing scrutiny following the security breach during PM Modi's Punjab visit.

PM’s security breach highlights Punjab’s DGP problem: 3rd incumbent in 4 months now under fire

Dinkar Gupta was replaced as the DGP by I.P.S. Sahota in September, who in turn was replaced by Siddharth Chattopadhyaya in December. Breach in PM’s security only made matters worse.

It’s back to square one in Punjab, Sidhu hammers away again on objections to AG, DGP

In a fresh tweet Sunday, Sidhu re-opened the discussion on the appointment of the advocate general and the director general of police, the twin issues which seemed to have been resolved following the Sidhu-Channi meeting mid-week.

On Camera

YourTurn

Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
An attendant refills a two-wheeler with fuel at a petrol pump in New Delhi Saturday | ANI

Under fire for spiraling inflation, Modi govt announces excise duty cut on fuels, LPG subsidy

It has also decided to enhance the fertiliser subsidy for farmers, and reduce import duty on some raw materials. ‘It is always people first for us!’ tweets prime minister.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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