punjab 2022

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 […]

After CM Channi’s Nephew Thrice Skips Summons, ED Arrests Him Over Rs 10cr Recovery

CHANDIGARH: In what could spell fresh trouble for Congress and one of its chief ministerial faces ahead of February 20 Punjab assembly elections, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Bhupinder Honey, the nephew of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi in connection with a money laundering case related to illegal mining case. According to financial probe […]

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 […]

More Dirt on CM Channi: Sting By Activist ‘Shows’ Gunmen, Vehicles To His Nephew After 10 Cr ‘Mining’ Cash

CHANDIGARH:  More troubles are bracing up for Punjab CM Charanjit Channi in the run-up to February 20 Punjab elections after a sting operation has made damning revelations on how gunmen and police gypsy was provided to his nephew Bhupinder alias Honey — who has been arrested by Enforcement Directorate over recovery of Rs 10 crore […]

It’s Official: Bhagwant Mann is AAP CM Face For Punjab

MOHALI: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced Bhagwant Mann, as their chief minister face for the upcoming Punjab election, to be held on  February 20, ending speculation over leadership in party that won hearts in the border-agrarian state in 2014 with four seats in its debut Lok Sabha election only to follow up with an […]

Conspiracy To Humiliate PM Modi Was Led At Channi Office: SAD’s Majithia

CHANDIGARH: Soon after getting interim bail from Punjab and Haryana High Court, senior Shiromani Akali Dal leader Bikram Singh Majithia accused Punjab chief minister Charanjit Channi of using police and his close men to humiliate Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Ferozepur, saying he stands exposed after “using and throwing” even the DGP-rank officer Siddhartha Chattopadhya. […]

After Sukhbir Said Channi Called Him To Drop Brother’s Name In Scam , AAP Calls It Deal

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab President and MP Bhagwant Mann on Tuesday said that AAP has been maintaining for long that Channi government has colluded with Badal family in drug case because Badals tried to save his brother  Manmohan Singh in City Centre scam and now he has returned the favour by saving Bikram […]

CEO Punjab Tests Positive For Covid-19, Home Isolates Himself

CHANDIGARH: The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of Punjab, Dr S Karuna Raju tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. A confirmation tweet regarding this was done on official twitter handle of Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab. The tweet says, “CEO Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju, IAS, Asymptomatic tested COVID positive. Under isolation at home taking all precautions […]

Amid Row Over PM Security Lapse, Punjab Gets New DGP; 1987-Batch IPS V K Bhawra

CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: 1987-batch IPS  Viresh Kumar Bhawra, who served at key postings in Punjab and centre at Intelligence Bureau (IB), has been made the new director general police (DGP) of the state. His appointment comes at a time when Punjab is caught in a controversy over security lapse of Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his […]

Unfazed, Channi Govt Files FIR In Ferozepur Row With IPC Sec That Has ₹200 Penalty, Skips Ref to Modi, Convoy Halt

FEROZEPUR/NEW DELHI: Barely hours before the Supreme Court was to hear a plea seeking court-monitored probe into breach involving PM Narendra Modi’s convoy on a flyover in Punjab’s border district of Ferozepur, the Channi government on Thursday registered an FIR on the incident. The FIR, however, skips any reference to presence of Modi in the […]