Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicSukhpal Singh Khaira

Topic: Sukhpal Singh Khaira

Why ED has arrested Sukhpal Singh Khaira, former Punjab AAP leader now back in Congress

Khaira was under investigation for his alleged involvement in a drug and weapons haul case of 2015, lodged in Jalalabad. ED had raided his residence in March.

What Sukhpal Khaira’s ghar wapsi to Congress says about Amarinder Singh’s politics

By bringing back Sukhpal Khaira, Amarinder Singh has potentially tackled two issues — putting a strong candidate in SGPC chief Jagir Kaur's seat and countering AAP's revival efforts.

‘Political intimidation’, say Punjab MLAs on ED raids on Sukhpal Khaira

The ED raided the premises of rebel AAP MLA from Punjab Sukhpal Singh Khaira and his family members in Delhi Tuesday in a money-laundering case.

ED raids Punjab MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira, others in money-laundering case

The officials said that the PMLA probe is related to alleged drugs trafficking and a fake passport case, adding that a few accused in the case are lodged in jail.

Punjab MLA Khaira questions clean chit to minister in scholarship ‘scam’, seeks judicial probe

Citing details from ThePrint article analysing two reports related to the Dalit scholarship 'scam', Sukhpal Singh Khaira said probe should be conducted by a sitting HC judge.

Who pardoned 4 fake encounter police officers in Punjab? Congress, Akalis fight it out

Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore granted pardon to the 4 policemen on 19 June, barely four years since they began serving their sentences.

Two days after quitting AAP, Khaira floats political outfit ‘Punjab Ekta Party’

Khaira, who had resigned over AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal’s ‘dictatorial’ attitude, said the new party will be a Punjab-centric regional party.

Punjab leader Khaira slams ‘dictator’ Arvind Kejriwal on his way out of Aam Aadmi Party

Khaira, who had been suspended from the AAP last year, accused Arvind Kejriwal of superseding the constitution of the party to remain convenor.

AAP rebel Sukhpal Khaira hints at forming ‘third front’ in Punjab with Akali dissidents

Rebel AAP leader Sukhpal Khaira says they are in talks with dissident Akalis and are also looking to align with Panthic leaders in Punjab.

Sikh radicals at rebel AAP rally sparks fears party is flirting with separatists again

The AAP rally saw pro-Khalistani slogans being raised, and the presence of Khalistan inscribed flags.

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Congress senior leaders Mallikarjun Kharge and Shashi Tharoor at AICC office to file nominations for the party's presidential polls | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Congress choice for chief is between ‘think tomorrow’ Tharoor and ‘president not leader’ Kharge

As the Congress presidential election reaches its final stage, the onus is with the Gandhis. Will this be a new Congress or will the family writ continue to loom large?
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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