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PM Modi Skips Punjab Rally After 'Major Lapse' In Security, Home Ministry Seeks Report

Jan 05, 2022 PTI

PM Narendra Modi was scheduled to address rally in Punjab’s Ferozepur. However, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said ‘The PM has said that these programmes (inauguration) have been postponed’.

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

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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


COVID 19: Night curfew imposed, educational institutions shut in Punjab

Movement of individuals for all the non-essential activities shall remain prohibited between 10 pm to 5 am within municipal limits of all the cities and towns of Punjab, according to an order issued by the home affairs and justice department on Tuesday.

PM Modi to lay foundation stones of multiple development projects in Punjab

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The projects also include four-laning of the Amritsar–Una section, Mukerian-Talwara broad gauge railway line and two new medical colleges at Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur, the PMO said on Monday.


Navjot Sidhu promises Rs 2,000 for women homemakers, 8 LPG cylinders

The state Congress chief also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies, Rs 20,000 to those passing class 12, Rs 15,000 to the ones passing class 10 and Rs 5,000 to those passing class 5.

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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.


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.


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.


31 December, 2021

Sidhu attacks Parkash Badal, Amarinder Singh for 'looting' Punjab

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The Congress leader said Punjab is carrying a heavy debt burden. The state does not generate enough revenue to be able to meet its total expenditure of Rs 1.40 lakh crore. It pays Rs 30,000 crore as interest on debt, he claimed.


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.


29 December, 2021

Badal Promises To Revive Truck Unions If SAD-BSP Comes Into Power In Punjab

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Addressing the media, SAD chief Sukhbir Singh accused the Congress government of having "struck" at the very livelihood of small truckers by abolishing truck unions.


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29 December, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Claims Delhi Night Curfew Is Kejriwal's Ploy To Postpone Punjab Polls

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The Kejriwal government had announced a night curfew in capital from Monday amid rising Covid cases and the threat posed by the new Omicron variant.


29 December, 2021

Sukhbir Badal seeks transfer of Chandigarh, Punjabi speaking areas to Punjab

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He said that the prime minister can also announce bestowing of riparian rights of river waters to the state.


28 December, 2021

Kejriwal A Self-proclaimed 'Aam Aadmi' Who Is Least Bothered About Interests of Commoners: Channi

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Channi said only a person like him who has faced hardships can understand the problems of the people, according to an official statement here.


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.


27 December, 2021

Channi pays obeisance at gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib

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The 'Shaheedi Sabha' was dedicated to the martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh's two younger sons Baba Zorawar Singh and Baba Fateh Singh, and Mata Gujri.


25 December, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Promises To Resolve Issues Of Anganwadi And Asha Workers If AAP Comes Into Power In Punjab

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Kejriwal urged anganwadi and ASHA workers to unite to ensure formation of an AAP government in Punjab, which will solve all their issues.


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25 December, 2021

Haryana 2021: Farmers’ Protest Loomed Over State Politics, Olympic Medals Brought Cheer

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The farmers’ protest kept politics on the boil in Haryana for most of 2021.


Photo Gallery

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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