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Punjab Polls: Kejriwal Says Public Should Decide CM's Name

Jan 13, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

He had in June 2021 announced that the party's chief ministerial face for the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls will be from the Sikh community, and said the entire Punjab will be proud of him.

Kejriwal Comes Out With AAP's "Punjab Model", Promises Justice In Sacrilege Cases

Jan 12, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab model will have a 10-point agenda which will include providing free power to people up to 300 units per billing cycle and controlling the drug menace, he said.


Majithia Given Anticipatory Bail By HC, Asked To Join Investigation

While granting Majithia the pre-arrest bail, Justice Gill also asked him to not to leave the country till the next date of hearing and share his live location with the investigating agency through WhatsApp.

Punjab Polls: CEO Issues Direction For Strict Implementation Of Model Code Of Conduct

Jan 09, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab's Chief Electoral Officer also requested political parties to strictly follow COVID-19 guidelines and encouraged them to opt for virtual campaigns, he stated.


Covid-Spike In Haryana: Over 3k Newly Infected Including Ajay Chautala

Amid the sharp rise in Covid cases, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the state is braced up with adequate arrangements to contain the virus spread.

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08 January, 2022

PM Security Lapse: Amarinder Singh Calls Punjab CM, Sidhu, A 'Confused Lot'

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Instead of owning up the responsibility, they all are running away from it and passing it on to their juniors, which is cowardice and not true leadership, the former Punjab CM said.


07 January, 2022

PM Modi Security Lapse: MHA Panel Reaches Ferozepur, Punjab Submits Report To Centre

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According to sources, the three-member committee, constituted by the Union Home Ministry, is seeking full details about the sequence of events that unfolded during Modi's January 5 visit.


07 January, 2022

Covid: Night Curfew, Other Restrictions Imposed In Chandigarh From Friday

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According to an official order, under the night curfew, movement of individuals for all non-essential activities will remain prohibited between 10 pm to 5 am. The new curbs come into force with effect from January 7 and will be applicable until further notice, the order said.


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.


04 January, 2022

Punjab Issues Fresh Restrictions Amid Surge In Covid Cases | All You Need To Know

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The new Covid-restrictions were issued after Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi chaired a review meeting to take stock of the Covid situation in the state.


03 January, 2022

Rajnath Singh Takes Pride In India's 'Unprecedented' Undertakings In The Space Sector

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Remembering Kalpana Chawla, the defence minister described her as a symbol of women empowerment who “took a flight beyond imagination”.


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03 January, 2022

Punjab Elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu Tries To Woo Voters With Freebies

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Punjab elections: The state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu promised Rs 2000 for women home makers and eight LPG cylinders. Sidhu also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies.


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".


01 January, 2022

SAD accuses BJP of bid to take control of Delhi gurdwara panel

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Sirsa had earlier quit the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and joined the BJP. Sirsa on Friday said he withdrew his resignation as a stopgap arrangement to address administrative issues and he will continue as the gurdwara panel chief till a new president is elected in the elections in January.


30 December, 2021

Haryana minister Anil Vij said he offered to resign from Cabinet when told he may lose home dept

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Haryana Governor Bandaru Dattatreya, on the advice of the chief minister, allocated and reallocated portfolios among the members of the Manohar Lal Khattar Council of Ministers on Wednesday consequent to the induction of two new ministers.


29 December, 2021

Haryana Cabinet Rejig: New Minister Gets Anil Vij's Urban Local Bodies Dept

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Vij will continue to hold the departments of Home, Health, Technical Education, Science and Technology. Notably, Vij was conspicuous by his absence at the oath-taking ceremony of the newly inducted Ministers.


29 December, 2021

Farmers lift blockades on rail tracks in Punjab

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Farmers under the banner of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC) had started their 'rail roko' stir on December 20 at various places, affecting the movement of several trains and causing inconvenience to passengers.


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28 December, 2021

Punjab Assembly Polls: AAP Announces 15 More Candidates

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The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday announced 15 more candidates for the next year's Punjab assembly polls.


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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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