Punjab Congress leader Navjot Sidhu was the latest opposition leader to be detained after he led a protest in Chandigarh against the death of eight persons, including four farmers, in yesterday's violence in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.
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After his meeting with Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, Punjab PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu who had resigned from his post, has now agreed to stay. The 2 leaders have agreed on key sticking points. This is what they are.
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Newly elected CM of Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi, stopped his convoy to bless a newlywed couple in a small town in Bathinda. Video of the same was posted on social media by the Punjab government’s twitter handle.
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Today, Punjab's new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi added six new faces to his cabinet and eliminated some from Amarinder Singh’s team. The new ministerial team has 15 members in all.
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Congress leader Harish Rawat stirred up controversy when he compared Navjot Sidhu and team to "Punj Pyare", a term of reverence for Sikhs. Rawat today apologised for his controversial comments and promised to atone for the blunder by volunteering his services at a gurdwara.
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India has administered more than one crore Covid-19 vaccination doses under its nationwide vaccination drive yesterday; Harish Rawat is meeting Rahul Gandhi today amid the ongoing dispute in the Punjab state unit; Defence Minister Rajnath Singh renamed the Army Sports Institute at Pune after Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra; Karnataka government plans to administer five lakh Covid-19 vaccine shots a day starting from the first day of September.
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Western nations warned their citizens to immediately leave the surrounds of Kabul airport over a terrorist threat; Brother of famed commander Ahmad Shah Massoud said that resistance to the Taliban has spread extensively across Afghanistan; Senior Congress leader Harish Rawat said that Navjot Sidhu should dismiss his advisers; Data due August 31 will likely show GDP expanded 21% in the April to June quarter from a year ago.
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India reported 14,146 fresh Covid19 cases in the last 24 hours as the total tally in the country reached 3,40,37,592. The daily rise in new coronavirus infections has been below 30,000 for 21 straight days.
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9 jawans of the army were martyred as the operation to flush out terrorists in the border area of Poonch in J&K is still underway. Officials said the terrorists are from the same group which had engaged security forces in the forests of Chamred in Poonch and adjoining Pangai in Rajouri district Monday.
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Tessa Ganserer and Nyke Slawik are the first trans women members of the German parliament. What are their political goals? A double portrait. Tessa Ganserer and Nyke Slawik stood for the Greens party, which came third in the election, increasing its share of the vote to 14.8% from 8.9% in 2017 and is set to play a pivotal role in the building of a new three-way coalition government.
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Today, the CWC sat down for a vital meeting chaired by interim president Sonia Gandhi; State-run Coal India Ltd has temporarily stopped auctioning coal to non-power customers; Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India's strategic economic reforms have been welcomed by the Joe Biden administration; India's electricity demand grew 4.9 per cent during the first half of October.
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UK Conservative MP Sir David Amess died after he was stabbed multiple times at his constituency surgery in Essex on Friday. Police are now treating his killing as an act of terrorism.
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Today, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh led a protest march from Punjab to Lakhimpur Kheri in protest against the killing of farmers in Lakhimpur Kheri. He was stopped at the Yamuna Nagar-Saharanpur..