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Charanjit Singh Channi

Charanjit Singh Channi to be the next chief minister of Punjab

Sep 19, 2021

The development comes a day after Congress veteran Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister amid a bitter power tussle with state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls.

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Amarinder Singh wrote to Sonia Gandhi before quitting as Punjab CM, expressed anguish at political events

Sep 19, 2021

Singh said the political events of the last five months were "clearly not based on full understanding of the national imperatives of Punjab and its key concerns."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photo: PTI

PM Modi urges people to take part in e-auction of gifts, mementos received by him

Sep 19, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the proceeds would go to the 'Namami Gange' initiative aimed at conserving and rejuvenating the River Ganga

Bahul Supriyo joined the TMC in the presence of party general secretary Abhishek Banerjee and Rajya Sabha MP and spokesperson Derek O'Brien

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joins TMC weeks after "quitting politics" remark

Sep 18, 2021

Supriyo, a two-term MP from Asansol, had earlier declared he will quit politics, before being persuaded by the BJP leadership to continue as a Lok Sabha member.

Congress veteran Amarinder Singh

Amarinder Singh resigns as chief minister of Punjab

Sep 18, 2021

Amarinder Singh's resignation caps off months of power tussle that had polarised the ruling party in the state headed for elections in just about four months.

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh may step down, resign from Congress: Sources

Sep 18, 2021

Amarinder Singh spoke to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday and expressed his anguish and displeasure over his repeated "humiliation"

The ED launched a probe against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh and his associates after the CBI filed an FIR against the NCP leader on April 21

Money laundering case: ED moves court against Anil Deshmukh for non-compliance of summonses

Sep 18, 2021

The probe agency had issued multiple summonses to Deshmukh in the money laundering case registered against him by it. However, the NCP leader has failed to appear before it so far

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar

SCO Summit: Jaishankar meets Chinese counterpart; discuss LAC issue

Sep 17, 2021

The two foreign ministers agreed that military and diplomatic officials of both sides should meet again and Discuss resolving the remaining issues at the earliest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi calls for SCO template to tackle radicalisation, extremism

Sep 17, 2021

In a virtual address at the annual SCO summit, PM Modi said the SCO should work to develop a strong network among moderate, tolerant and inclusive institutions and traditions associated with Islam

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi @ 71: BJP launches ‘Seva aur Samarpan Abhiyan’

Sep 17, 2021

Dubbed as ‘Seva aur Samarpan Abhiyan’, the event will take place from September 17 to October 7

Bhupendra Patel won the 2017 Gujarat Legislative Assembly elections from Ghatlodia constituency

BJP elects MLA Bhupendra Patel as next CM of Gujarat

Sep 12, 2021

Patel's name was proposed by CM Vijay Rupani, whose resignation from the post on Saturday surprised many.