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.
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.
As farm leader Gurnam Singh Charuni floats his own political party - Samyukt Sangharsh Party - he slammed political leaders and said they frame policies in 'favour of capitalists, while ignoring the interests of the poor'.
The move of the Gandhi siblings to grant a long and exclusive audience to the voluble cricketer-turned-politician has pushed Congress further away from resolving its Punjab crisis.
Saying that the people have reposed their faith in the leadership of Singh, Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar announced the party's plans for the upcoming Assembly polls
The Congress has won the municipal corporations of Bathinda, Kapurthala, Hoshiarpur and Pathankot, Batala and Abohar, officials said.
Asha Kumari is a gritty politician and an impressive orator who has also been an active force behind Congress's spectacular victory in 2017 Punjab elections.
Bhagwant Mann, however, said the doors of the party were open to all those who work for the welfare of the state without any vested interest.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
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The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.