Wednesday, 28 September, 2022
TopicPunjab government

Topic: Punjab government

Punjab govt orders probe against girl arrested for ‘leaking objectionable videos of students’

Massive protests were held by Chandigarh University students Saturday who alleged that after the videos went viral online, women students living in the hostel attempted suicide.

‘Delhi Darbar running Punjab’: Furore as Raghav Chadha picked for Mann advisory panel

Chadha, a close associate of Delhi CM Kejriwal, to head panel that will advise Punjab govt on public administration. Opposition slams move as 'outsourcing' governance to Delhi.

Punjab AAP govt appoints Kejriwal batchmate as ‘officiating DGP’ amid ‘severe law & order issue’

Gaurav Yadav cleared civil services exam with Kejriwal in 1992. He has been working as principal secretary to Punjab CM's office & acted as main advisor on policing, intelligence & law & order.

Now, AAP govt in Punjab spends Rs 37 cr in 2 months on ads, many aimed at poll-bound Gujarat

RTI reply reveals that govt spent Rs 20 crore on TV & radio ads and Rs 17.21 crore on newspaper ads between March & May. AAP dismisses criticism, says media 'best way to spread message'.

How IAS Sanjay Popli’s juniors ‘collected bribe’ for him, sent jeweller money to turn it to gold

Popli was arrested by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau on 21 June, for allegedly demanding cut of 1% from a contractor working on a Rs 7.3 cr project to lay sewerage pipelines in Nawashahr.

‘Good money’ but a ‘big risk’: Why Punjab farmers are taking a gamble on moong this season

Moong cultivation in Punjab has nearly doubled from last season, mostly due to early wheat harvest. CM Mann’s promise to procure yield at MSP is a boost, but 'a bit late' for some farmers.

Free power, ration delivery — Kejriwal’s IITian aides are leading key schemes for Punjab govt

Gopal Mohan and Jasmine Shah have been point persons for flagship projects of AAP govt in Delhi, including public WiFi hotspots, apps for Covid management & electric vehicle policy.

‘Iss baar watan ko mehboob bana liya jaye,’ says Punjab’s youngest chief minister Bhagwant Mann

The oath-taking venue was awash with yellow, Mann’s trademark colour, after he asked people to turn up in basanti turbans and dupattas.

Everything CM Channi is claiming as personal achievement was done by my govt: Amarinder Singh

Addressing his party workers after filing nomination papers from Patiala Urban seat, the Punjab Lok Congress chief said it was his govt that acted tough in desecration & drug cases.

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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?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


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Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
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.