Sunday, 16 January, 2022

Topic: Punjab

Partition, my grandmother’s pain drove me to collect utensils as memory: Vikas Khanna

In ‘Barkat’, Vikas Khanna writes that his grandmother infused in him the values of sharing food, tinged with memories of Partition.

Sidhu says Congress ‘may spring surprise on CM face’, talks of ‘character crisis’ in Punjab

In an interview with ThePrint, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, 58, weighs in on his CM ambitions, but stays non-committal on Pakistan’s role in Punjab’s drug problem.

3 days after busting terror module, police recover 2.5 kg RDX, detonator in poll-bound Punjab

Recovery made on the basis of disclosure statement from Amandeep Kumar alias Mantri, prime accused in two November 2021 grenade attacks in Pathankot, Punjab DGP says.

Split by Partition, met in 2022: Story of brothers’ reunion that’s making India-Pakistan cry

A video has gone viral of two brothers, one from India and one from Pakistan, reuniting at the Kartarpur corridor. 'India and Pakistan dissolved in those few hours,' an onlooker said.

Sikhs no threat to Hindutva but politics has brought back the bogey of Khalistan

The breach of PM’s security has fuelled new political theme for upcoming elections — Khalistani plot to target a strong PM.

AAP’s election anthem shows its intentions in Punjab. It’s going past Sikh voters

For a party that has struggled to get around the outsider tag, the Aam Aadmi Party has turned the disadvantage of being 'non-Punjabi' into a virtue.

Sidhu-Channi CM slugfest makes Congress a laughing stock in Punjab, shows leadership crisis

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Dissension over Congress’ CM face grows as Sidhu insists ‘people will decide, not high command’

On a day the incumbent CM pushed for the declaration of the party's CM candidate in a TV interview, Sidhu said in a press conference that it was for the people of Punjab to decide.

SC ex-judge Indu Malhotra to head 5-member panel that will probe ‘breach’ in PM Modi’s security

3-judge bench led by CJI Ramana says questions over PM’s security ‘can't be left to be resolved through one-sided inquiries’, reiterates central & Punjab govt probes won't proceed.

UP, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur elections are sliding into an entertainment sport

Where are the challengers or issues like unemployment, Covid? State polls show amnesia, but we must ask bigger questions that go beyond forecasting results.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.


A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.