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Punjab Wants ‘Gareeb Ghar Ka CM’, and It Is Channi: Rahul Gandhi

LUDHIANA: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the party’s chief ministerial for Punjab ahead of the 2022 assembly elections. Addressing a virtual rally in Ludhiana named ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’, Rahul Gandhi said, “A leader cannot be made in 10 to 15 days but it take years of hard work, […]

Q&A – Sidhu Sought CM Face From Rahul, He Must Respect Decision In His Or Other’s Favour: Channi

In the middle of election campaigning, and at a time, when he has locked horns with his bete noire within Congress — in another sign of growing fissures and internal wrangling in the party leadership in Punjab, The New Indian’s Executive Editor Rohan Dua caught up with CM Charanjit Channi at his maternal home Makrauna […]

Punjab Witnessing A Caste Driven Contest

NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: Punjab, India’s most important border state, will be voting on February 20, 2022 to elect its new government. It’s witnessing a quadrangular contest with ruling Congress trying to retain power. Its main challenger Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), Bharatiya Janata Party led coalition of former Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh […]

In Moga, COVID-Star Sonu’s Sister Malvika Promises Health, Cut Trips To Faridkot

MOGA (PUNJAB): Malvika Sood, sister of Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, is contesting Punjab assembly elections 2022 from Moga assembly constituency as a Congress candidate. She says she entered politics as many issues of the people haven’t been addressed and she intends to improve health and education sector once voted to power. The New Indian caught […]

Q&A – Will Go Back To Our Professions, Travel If We Don’t Get Our Chance: Sidhu’s Wife On 2022 Polls, CM Face

Would it be the end of political road for Navjot Singh Sidhu and namesake wife if he is not chosen to lead Congress this assembly elections after being wooed by the Gandhi family in 2017 ,20 days before then polls?  The mercurial ex cricketer has had a bumpy ride on a tough wicket with bouncers […]

Actor Sonu Sood’s Sister Malvika Sood Joins Congress

CHANDIGARH: After months of keeping the political watchers in suspense, Bollywood actor Sonu Sood’s sister on Monday joined Congress in presence of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi. CM Charanjit Singh Channi tweeted: “Welcoming Malvika Sood Sachar, sister of Social Worker & Actor, @SonuSood , into the party-fold. I […]

The Truth Behind PM’s Security Breach In Punjab

FEROZPUR/NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi was left stranded at a flyover for over 15 minutes on Wednesday while he was going to address a rally at Hussainiwala in Punjab. The grave security lapse has resulted in an all out information war with the Congress accusing the Prime Minister of insulting Punjab. Congress […]

AAP Bags 14 Out Of 35 Seats In Chandigarh Municipal Corporation Election

CHANDIGARH: Just before the Punjab assembly election early next year, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) bagged 14 seats out of 35 in Chandigarh Municipal Corporation, pushing BJP to second number. AAP won 14 of 35 municipal seats, with the BJP close behind at 12 seats. The Congress won eight seats and the Akali Dal stayed […]

Himachal: Modi To Be Greeted With 7 Ft Long Copper Trishul

HIMACHAL PRADESH: Prime Minister Modi will be welcomed in the traditional Himachal style with a seven-feet long copper ‘trishul’ during his visit to the state on December 27. The ‘trishul’, a trident, commonly used as one of the principal symbols of the Sanatana Dharma, will be carved out by artisans in Mandi or ‘Choti Kashi’ […]

Harbhajan ‘Turbanator’ Announces His Retirement From All Forms Of Cricket After 23-Year Long International Career

NEW DELHI: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who earned the sobriquet Turbanator in 2001 after  a gut-wrenching performance in one of the most keenly fought India-Australia Test series where he scalped 32 wickets, has announced retirement from all forms of cricket.  He played 103 Tests, 236 ODIs and 28 T20Is for India and picked up 417, […]