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Congress Releases 1st List Of Candidates For Punjab, Sidhu To Contest From Amritsar East

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

As Congress released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections, Navjot Singh Sidhu finds himself contesting from Amritsar East and CM Charanjit Singh Channi from Chamkaur Sahib.

Charanjit Singh Channi Says Congress Should Declare Next Punjab CM Candidate

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

Current Chief Minister of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, suggested that Congress should declare the next Chief Ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.

PM Modi Security Breach: Congress Should Sack Punjab CM Channi, Says Assam CM

"Today, I am very very surprised that knowing the same vulnerability of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, they should have been the first to criticise or censure the Punjab chief minister," Sarma told reporters here.

Centre Grants VIP Security Cover To Punjab MLA Who Recently Joined BJP

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Union government has provided the Y+ category VIP security cover to Punjab MLA Fatehjang Singh Bajwa who recently joined the BJP, according to official sources.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Alleges Modi's Security Lapse To Be BJP's Political Ploy Before Upcoming Elections

The prime minister's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday, after which he returned from the poll-bound state without attending any event, including a rally.

07 January, 2022

PM Modi’s Punjab Visit ‘Not Just Security Breach But Also Criminal Conspiracy’: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi


Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said ‘the deliberate criminal negligence during the visit of the world's popular and admired leader Narendra Modi has made the Congress a cowardly conspiracy clan’.

07 January, 2022

PM Modi Security Breach Case: What Did SC Say? All That Happened In 10 Points

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The Supreme Court on Friday heard a plea seeking further investigation into the alleged 'security breach' during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab, terming the incident 'premediated'.

07 January, 2022

'Cheap Theatrics': Punjab CM Channi Calls Out PM Modi Over Security Breach Issue


After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's security was recently breached in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi labelled it as a 'gimmick'. He also said that a leader of his stature should not indulge in 'such cheap theatrics'

06 January, 2022

Controversy Over Security Of Prime Minister Is Very Unfortunate: Former PM Deve Gowda

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Terming the controversy over the security of the Prime Minister as "unfortunate", former Prime Minister H D Deve Gowda on Thursday said that at no point there should be any complacency when it comes to protecting the highest executive office of India.

06 January, 2022

PM Modi Security Lapse: Punjab Govt Constitutes 2 Member High Level Committee For Probe


The committee appointed by the Punjab Government to probe the security lapse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's convoy comprises Justice (Retd.) Mehtab Singh Gill and Principal Secretary, Home Affairs and Justice, Anurag Verma.

06 January, 2022

Punjab CM expresses regret, denies security lapse after PM cuts short visit

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Modi, who landed in Bathinda and had to take the road route to Hussainiwala in Ferozepur because of inclement weather, was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes due to a blockade by some farmers, an incident the Union Home Ministry described as a "major lapse" in his security.

05 January, 2022

No Security Lapse Of Any Kind During PM Modi’s Visit: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s remarks came after MHA sought report regarding PM Narendra Modi’s cavalcade getting stuck for 15 to 20 minutes on flyover in Punjab. MHA had termed it as ‘major security lapse’.

04 January, 2022

Criminal Case To Be Registered Against Channi If Sad-BSP Voted To Power: Badal

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Badal said it was shocking that the chief minister was trying to "befool employees with such cheap tricks".

04 January, 2022

Opposition Parties Slam Sidhu Over Poll Promises

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Sharma also reminded the PCC president that about a month and half ago he had not only opposed Kejriwal but even taunted his own Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over freebies, claiming Punjab needed a new model.

03 January, 2022

Channi Updates Sonia Gandhi On Punjab's COVID-19 Preparedness

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Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday called up Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi seeking an update on the state's preparedness to combat the Covid pandemic, especially in the wake of the Omicron scare.

01 January, 2022

Criminals wet their pants on seeing Punjab policemen: Channi

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Sidhu while praising two party leaders had recently said they make a policeman "wet his pants". Later, he said his remark should not be taken literally as it's a way of saying that the Congress leaders "wield authority".

31 December, 2021

Issues Of Punjab's Transport Sector Will Be Resolved If AAP Comes To Power In 2022: Kejriwal

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AAP national convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday promised to end the transport mafia in Punjab and resolve all issues of the transport sector if his party is voted to power after the 2022 state assembly polls.

30 December, 2021

No hope for Akali Dal's revival till Badal, Majithia at helm: Channi

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He said Badal and Majithia have brought the SAD, a party that once boasted of tall leaders like late Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra and late Jathedar Jagdev Singh Talwandi, to ruins.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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