Wednesday, 15 August, 2018

Topic: Punjab

Manohar Lal Khattar

Khattar objects to high court collegium’s Punjab picks, and Amarinder is not pleased

This is maybe the first time a chief minister has objected to the elevation of candidates from another state as judges for a shared court. 
Manish Sisodia

AAP vs AAP: Manish Sisodia heads for Punjab as Sukhpal Singh Khaira rebellion widens

Khaira, the former Punjab leader of opposition for the Aam Aadmi Party, already has eight of the party's 20 MLAs on his side.
Sukhpal Singh Khaira

7 Punjab AAP MLAs raise banner of revolt, declare state unit ‘free’ from Delhi’s control

Led by former opposition leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira, the rebel MLAs say they will create a third alternative in Punjab politics.
Shaheed Udham Singh

Remembering Shaheed Udham Singh, the revolutionary who avenged Jallianwala Bagh

Udham Singh was hanged on 31 July 1940 for killing former Lieutenant Governor of Punjab, Michael O’Dwyer, in March of that year.
Sukhpal Singh Khaira at a press conference in Punjab Vidhan Sabha | Getty Images

AAP Punjab unit appears headed for a split, Khaira & supporters to reject Delhi’s control

Around 12-13 AAP MLAs are expected to be present at a meet Thursday in Bathinda, where the group will raise the issue of autonomy of the Punjab unit.
Nawaz Sharif

Ailing Nawaz Sharif transferred to hospital in Islamabad

Here’s what is happening across the border: PTI gains advantage in race to form government in Punjab, Afghan president calls for better ties.
Sukhpal Singh Khaira at a press conference in Punjab Vidhan Sabha | Getty Images

Punjab AAP rebel Khaira to meet Kejriwal today to sort out the mess in the party

Khaira, who was removed as leader of the opposition in the Punjab assembly, has the support of 8 MLAs and is rumoured to be contemplating splitting the party.
Kultar Singh Sandhwan

Not deported due to any criminal charges, say AAP MLAs sent back from Canada

Claim that confusion over the nature of visit led to action from Canadian authorities.
Sukhbir Singh Badal

Akali Dal sounds poll bugle in Haryana, announces rally on 19 August

For the first time, party will go solo in Haryana after INLD snapped ties with SAD over Sutlej-Yamuna Link issue.
Sunny Leone at an event | @SunnyLeone/Facebook

Instead of blaming Sunny Leone, Sikh leaders must address Honey Singh’s sexist songs first

SGPC should stop trying to be a bastion of righteousness, especially when it has enough skeletons in its own closets.
Pallavi Joshi in BJP's explainer on the Rafale deal | ThePrint.in

Congress & BJP think that women can only explain Rafale in dumbed down metaphors

BJP and Congress may use women to explain Rafale deal, but Indian women weren’t even inducted as fighter pilots until 2016 – that is 10 yrs after Pakistan.
Illustration by ThePrint Team

Aero India may shift: Hurting Bengaluru’s defence industry or investing in BJP-ruled UP?

The speculation over shifting of the prestigious biennial Aero India show from Bengaluru to Lucknow has sparked a row between Karnataka state government and the...