ED Raids on Kin Leaves Punjab CM Channi on the Back Foot but Aides Say Party Rallying Around Him

ED Raids on Kin Leaves Punjab CM Channi on the Back Foot but Aides Say Party Rallying Around Him

Even as the internecine battle over who will lead Punjab Congress in the upcoming assembly election rages, raids by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s nephew seem to have added fuel to the fire. While a section in the party believes it may have dented Channi’s chances of being declared the […]

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Modi's Security Lapse Brings Punjab's Cauldron to a Boil as BJP Says Dismiss Govt, Channi Slams 'Gimmick'

Modi’s Security Lapse Brings Punjab’s Cauldron to a Boil as BJP Says Dismiss Govt, Channi Slams ‘Gimmick’

Even as questions are being raised over the role of Punjab Police in Wednesday’s alleged security lapse during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit, on the ground the incident is fast becoming a major political issue in the poll-bound state. On a day when the Punjab government ordered a probe into the incident, the BJP upped […]

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Punjab Polls: Cong to Go with 'One Family, One Ticket' Rule to Counter 'Dynasty' Allegations, Infighting

Punjab Polls: Cong to Go with ‘One Family, One Ticket’ Rule to Counter ‘Dynasty’ Allegations, Infighting

The Congress has given its approval to the ‘one family, one ticket’ rule for the upcoming Punjab assembly elections. This can potentially throw several senior party leaders or their family members out of the poll fray. Prominent among those likely to be affected are chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi’s younger brother Dr Manohar Singh, who […]

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