The announcement was made by Congress general secretary Harish Rawat.
Reacting to Samyukta Kisan Morcha’s criticism of the remarks he had made yesterday on the issue, the Chief Minister lamented that despite his government’s unequivocal support to their cause, the farmers had misinterpreted his appeal and had, instead, tried to link it with the upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab.
In an address, Captain Amarinder Singh said that the state and its entire population stood like a rock with the farmers. He added that farmers should now desist from holding protests across the state.
The state government has announced the move against continued vaccine hesitancy.
Congress leader Harish Rawat said he wants to concentrate on upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls.
Malvinder Singh Mali had questioned Centre’s move to abrogate J&K’s special status and said ‘Kashmir is a country of Kashmiri people’.
Calls by Sidhu’s supporters – four Punjab cabinet ministers and over 20 MLAs among them – for Singh’s ouster ahead of the assembly poll due in February 2022 have resurfaced, despite the Congress officially asserting that the Captain will stay on as CM to lead the party’s campaign.
Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned should those be part of the party in Punjab who have pro-Pakistan leanings and don’t consider J&K part of India.
The memorial has been set up in the memory of all those who died in the massacre of April 13, 1919.
On Friendship Day 2021, here's a look at five of the most heated rivalries in India today in the hopes that friendship outlives feuds.
An advisor to the CM on Tuesday denied reports of Najvot Singh Sindhu seeking an appointment with Captain Amarinder Singh amid rumours of simmering tensions.
Amarinder Singh is learned to have reiterated his reservations over Navjot Singh Sidhu’s elevation in Punjab.
Political pundits are now waiting for Navjot Singh Sidhu’s next move ahead of Punjab Assembly elections 2022.
The prolonged farmers’ agitation, ongoing since November last, may turn into yet another headache for Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
Sidhu tweeted a picture with a caption, 'Had a long meeting with Priyanka Gandhi'
Kejriwal also promised 24/7 power in Punjab and waiver of pending electricity bills if his party is voted to power.
Anjini Dada became a window in 1999 when her husband Major Raman Dada of the 11th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment was killed in action in Assam.
The cricketer-turned-politician sounded bitter over being used only for getting votes.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.