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Centre To Procure Rice From Punjab At Existing Norms This Season

Sep 24, 2021 Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was informed by Union Secretary, Food and Public Distribution Sudhanshu Pandey that Centre has decided to procure rice at the existing norms from the state.

On CM Charanjit Channi’s Direction, Punjab Police Arrest Person Who Tried To Damage Ambedkar’s Statue

Sep 21, 2021 Harish Manav

Punjab’s newly sworn-in chief minister Charanjith Singh Channi also directed police to take strict action against people trying to disturb law-and-order.


New Punjab CM Charanjit Channi Directs Govt Officers To Reach Office By 9 AM

Surprise checks will be conducted twice a week to keep vigil to ensure the availability of all the government officers in the offices during official hours.

How The Game Changed In Last Minutes In The Race For CM, Deputy CM Posts In Punjab

Sep 20, 2021 Harish Manav

The game changed in the last minutes as the names for the CM and Deputy CMs changed in the last 24 hours and Charanjit Singh Channi emerged as Punjab's first Dalit Chief Minister.


‘Sand Mafia Stay Away, I Am Aam Aadmi’: New Punjab CM Charanjit Channi Targets Capt Amarinder, AAP

Getting emotional at his first press conference as the chief minister, Charanjit Channi said that he comes from a poor family that did not have a roof over their head.

20 September, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Takes Oath As 16th Punjab CM, Rahul Gandhi Attends Swearing-In

Harish Manav

Two deputy CMs Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni also took oath in the ceremony. Ex-CM Capt Amrinder Singh gave the ceremony a miss.


19 September, 2021

In Probable List Of Punjab CM Contenders, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Says ‘Never Hankered After Posts’

Outlook Web Desk

A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.


19 September, 2021

Congress Ship Caught In Punjab Swirl, Gehlot Urges Captain To Listen To His ‘Inner Voice’

Outlook Web Desk

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he hopes Captain Amarinder Singh will not take any such step, which will harm the Congress party.


19 September, 2021

Mystery Continues Over New Punjab CM; CLP Meeting Deferred

Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting was slated at 11 am on Sunday, however it has been deferred.


18 September, 2021

‘Sidhu Colluded With Pakistan, High Command Humiliated Me’: Amarinder Singh After Resigning As Punjab CM

Harish Manav

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that he will not leave active politics after his resignation, but will decide his new platform after discussing with his supporters.


18 September, 2021

Punjab Congress MLAs Authorise Sonia Gandhi To Name The New CM; Decision Likely Today

Harish Manav

AICC general secretary and in-charge of Punjab Harish Rawat and two party observers from Delhi-- Harish Chaudhary and Ajay Maken –also participated in the CLP meeting.


14 September, 2021

Punjab Polls: Prakash Singh Badal Missing From First List Of SAD’s 64 Candidates

Harish Manav

SAD is the first party to declare candidates for the election that is likely to be held in February, 2022.


11 September, 2021

Congress, BJP Workers Attack Each Other With Stones In Ludhiana, 5 Injured

Outlook Web Desk

The workers of the two parties—Congress and BJP attacked each other with stones and bricks.


10 September, 2021

Farmer Bodies Urge Political Parties To Suspend Poll Campaign In Punjab

Outlook Web Desk

The farmers bodies have appealed political parties to suspend their poll campaign until the time poll schedule is out, so that focus remains on their protest.


10 September, 2021

Employees Failing To Get First COVID-19 Shot Will Be Sent On Leave In Punjab

Outlook Web Desk

The state government has announced the move against continued vaccine hesitancy.


01 September, 2021

After Facing Criticism, Rawat Apologizes For His ‘Panj Pyare’ Remark

Outlook Web Desk

AICC general secretary Harish Rawat said: ‘sometimes by expressing respect, you use such words which are objectionable’.


01 September, 2021

Amarinder Contradicts Rahul On Jallianwala Bagh Memorial; Rawat In Punjab Today Amid Congress Infighting

Outlook Web Bureau

Amarinder Singh said the revamped Jallianwala Bagh memorial “looked very nice” hours after Rahul Gandhi’ called it an insult to martyrs


25 August, 2021

High Command Chooses Amarinder Singh To Lead Congress In Punjab Polls Despite Pressure From Sidhu Camp

Outlook Web Bureau

AICC general secretary Harish Rawat on Wednesday said the next year’s Punjab Assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of CM Amarinder Singh


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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

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India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.

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Paramilitary jawans conduct a route march for Bhabanipur Assembly by-election, in Kolkata.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi meet Governor of Punjab Banwarilal Purohit ahead of the oath taking ceremony for the Punjab Cabinet expansion, in Chandigarh

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