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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.

Majithia Given Anticipatory Bail By HC, Asked To Join Investigation

Jan 11, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

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.

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

Jan 08, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

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.

Cong Accuses PM, BJP Of Defaming, Insulting Punjab, Punjabiat Over Security Lapse Issue

The party also sought fixing of accountability of security agencies, including the Special Protection Group (SPG) and the Intelligence Bureau (IB).

06 January, 2022

Punjab Cabinet approves one-time grant for widows, dependent children

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This will be over and above the monthly pension of Rs 1,500 being given to them. This financial assistance will be credited directly into their bank accounts.

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.

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.

28 December, 2021

Punjabis Don't Need Outsider Like Kejriwal: Channi

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"Kejriwal is best at rolling out bundles of lies before the people of Punjab," he said.

24 December, 2021

Enough Evidence Against Majithia; Won't Spare Those Involved In Drug Racket: Channi

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Channi told reporters here that the drug racket had come to the fore in 2013, when the SAD-BJP government was in power in the state.

24 December, 2021

Ludhiana Court Blast: Punjab CM Channi Seeks Centre's Help In Investigation


Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said he had spoken to Home Minister Amit Shah hours after the explosion in Ludhiana District Court and that the Centre has dispensed teams to Punjab to investigate the case.


19 December, 2021

Punjab Sacrilege: CM Charanjit Channi Reaches Golden Temple After Two Beaten To Death


Assuring that the perpetrators would be exposed, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi said that some 'inimical' forces might be involved in the lynching in view of the upcoming Assembly polls.

18 December, 2021

Captain Amarinder Singh Slams CM Channi After Pakistani Drone Spotted Near Border


Mocking CM Charanjit Singh Channi for doing Bhangra at an event earlier this week, Captain Amarinder Singh asked him to advice his Home Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa to 'get active'.

12 December, 2021

Top Congress Leaders Turn Up For Jaipur Rally

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said the rally will pave the way for the downfall of the NDA government.

12 December, 2021

Govt Schools In Punjab Are In Bad Shape, Seek People's Support For Improving Them: Arvind Kejriwal

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Without naming anyone, he said, "For 75 years, these political leaders and parties deliberately kept the government schools in a bad shape so that the poor and (people from) SC brotherhood cannot progress”.

10 December, 2021

Will Give Rs 25,000 To Punjab CM For Every Illegal Sand Mining Case He Acts Against: AAP

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Earlier on Thursday, Channi announced a cash award of Rs 25,000 if proof of illegal mining is brought to the notice of the authorities concerned.

26 November, 2021

Punjab CM Hails Farmers For Non-Violent Struggle As Protest Completes A Year

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The movement against three new farm laws of the Centre began with a "Dilli Chalo" programme on November 26-27 last year. Since then, the farmers have been camping at three border points of Delhi-Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur.


18 November, 2021

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Urges India And Pakistan To Simplify Formalities For Sri Kartarpur Sahib Pilgrimage

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Channi, who visited Pakistan to pay obeisance at the revered shrine Sri Kartarpur Sahib, on his return to the country said: ‘this is a historic occasion as the corridor has been reopened after the pandemic’.

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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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