Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

CM Charanjit Singh Channi to contest Punjab polls from two seats

In its 3rd list of candidates for the Punjab polls, Congress also fielded ex-Patiala mayor Vishnu Sharma from the Patiala assembly seats against its former leader Amarinder Singh.

In Punjab’s Moga, Sonu Sood campaigns for sister Malvika. Critics call her ‘dummy candidate’

Malvika Sood Sachar, the Congress candidate in Moga constituency, is a social worker who runs a school in the town. Opponents claim the seat will be run from Mumbai if she wins.

Majha votes, Punjab follows? Not just Sidhu vs Majithia, here’s why all eyes are on this region

Battle between SAD’s Majithia & Punjab Congress chief Sidhu in Amritsar East is one of many contests involving top leaders in region that often decides elections.

SC asks Punjab govt not to arrest SAD leader Bikram Majithia in drugs case till 31 Jan

The pre-arrest bail plea of Majithia, who has been booked under the NDPS Act, was dismissed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on 24 January.

‘Thor’ Channi, ‘chance’ for Kejriwal & SAD exposing ‘liars & thugs’ in Punjab’s digital campaign

With Election Commission putting a ban on physical rallies & roadshows till 31 January, political parties in Punjab are doing their best to use the virtual medium to reach voters.

Congress files complaint to EC, says ED raids on Punjab CM’s relatives ‘politically motivated’

The Congress delegation, which submitted a memorandum to chief election commissioner, claimed the raids are a 'violation of the Model Code of Conduct'.

Congress banks on ministers, sitting MLAs in first list for Punjab polls

The first list includes Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, Navjot Sidhu, all cabinet ministers barring Brahm Mohindra.

Congress releases first list of 86 candidates for upcoming Punjab polls

In its first list, Congress has fielded CM Channi from Chamkaur Sahib, PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu from Amritsar East, and deputy CM Sukhjinder Randhawa from Dera Baba Nanak.

Congress finalises candidates for Punjab assembly elections, list to be out soon

Due to a lack of consensus on repeating some of the sitting MLAs, the party’s screening committee would meet again on Friday. The elections in Punjab will be held on 14 February.

Cure cancer, undo death: Punjab’s Christian ‘prophet, pastors’ offer miracles, compete with deras

A new crop of charismatic young Christian ‘faith healers’ claim to exorcise ghosts and cure illnesses. But many question these 'miracles', and the way these ministries operate.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

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The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.