Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021


Punjab CM Channi Urges PM Modi To Review Extension Of BSF’s Territorial Jurisdiction

Oct 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, in a letter to PM Narendra Modi has urged him to restore the BSF’s earlier territorial jurisdiction, limiting it only up to 15 kilometres in the state from the International Border.

Shiromani Akali Dal Announces Four More Candidates For Upcoming Punjab Assembly Elections

Oct 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The party would be contesting the election in coalition with the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). As per the seat-sharing arrangement, Mayawati-led BSP would be allotted 20 seats, the rest would be contested by SAD.

‘Won't Accept Centre's Decision To Extend BSF Jurisdiction In Border Areas’: Punjab CM

CM Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre shouldn’t thrust such a decision on Punjab without even taking the state government into confidence as law and order is a state subject.

Punjab Pre-Poll Bonanza: Water Charges Slashed For Rural And Urban Residents

Oct 18, 2021 Harish Manav

According to a spokesperson of the Punjab Chief Minister’s Office, this would entail an annual expenditure of Rs 440 crore.

Murder, Murderer And The Murdered: Saadat Hasan Manto On The Assassination Of Pakistan's First PM Liaquat Ali Khan

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Liaquat Ali Khan, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan. This little-known essay on the tragedy by Saadat Hasan Manto was published just a week after the event in the October 23, 1951, edition of the daily Afaq published from Lahore. It is the very first essay by any writer on the subject.

07 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Sidhu Demands Arrest Of Union Minister Ajay Kumar Mishra’s Son

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Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has given ultimatum to the government that if any action is not taken against the accused by Friday, he would go on hunger strike.

06 October, 2021

Lakhimpur Kheri: Chhattisgarh, Punjab Govts Announce Rs 50 Lakh Relief To Victim Families

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The governments of both states Punjab and Chhattisgarh have announced assistance to families of four killed farmers and a journalist in UP’s Lakhimpur Kheri violence.

03 October, 2021

Punjab Congress Crisis: DGP Appointment To Be Finalised After Talks With Sidhu, Says CM Channi

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said the state government was awaiting a panel from the Centre regarding three names finalized for the post of DGP.

30 September, 2021

Not Joining BJP But Won't Stay In Congress, Says Capt Amarinder Singh After Meeting Amit Shah

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Following his meeting with BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be 'humiliated by Congress.

30 September, 2021

Arvind Kejriwal Promises 'Pind Clinics' Across Punjab, Free Healthcare In Bid To Woo Voters

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If voted to power in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state next year, Kejriwal outlined 'six guarantees' related to the healthcare that the party would ensure for citizens.

30 September, 2021

Anand Sharma Urges Congress Chief To Take Action Over ‘Hooliganism’ At Sibal’s House

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The Congress leader Anand Sharma urged party chief Sonia Gandhi to take action over ‘hooliganism’ by party workers at Kapil Sibal’s house.


29 September, 2021

Disgruntled Sidhu Raises Questions Over Official Appointments, 'Tainted' Leaders In Punjab

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The cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said his fight has been on ‘issues’ and a pro-Punjab agenda.

27 September, 2021

Video Of Punjab CM Channi Stopping His Car To Wish Newly Wed Couple Goes Viral

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After shaking a leg with students, new Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi went viral on Sunday for stopping his car to wish a newly wed couple in Bathinda.

26 September, 2021

Channi Cabinet: 15 Cabinet Ministers Took Oath, 7 New Faces Inducted

Harish Manav

Brahm Mohindra, Manpreet Singh Badal, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Aruna Chaudhary, Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria and Rana Gurjit Singh sworn-in as cabinet ministers.

25 September, 2021

7 New Faces Likely In Punjab Cabinet; 5 Amarinder Singh Loyalists May Face Axe

Harish Manav

The new Punjab cabinet comprising 15 ministers will take oath on Sunday, the state’s Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi announced after having deliberations with the party high command in Delhi.

24 September, 2021

Centre To Procure Rice From Punjab At Existing Norms This Season

Harish Manav

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi was informed by Union Secretary, Food and Public Distribution Sudhanshu Pandey that Centre has decided to procure rice at the existing norms from the state.

22 September, 2021

Will Shehnaaz Gill Resume Work This Week After Sidharth Shukla's Death?

Outlook Web Bureau

Actress Shehnaaz Gill is still recovering from the sudden demise of her rumoured boyfriend Sidharth Shukla. Amidst that, will she be able to allot dates for a pending song shoot for 'Honsla Rakh' opposite actor Diljit Dosanjh in London?


21 September, 2021

Diljit Dosanjh: I Give A Damn About Getting Work In Bollywood

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Singer-turned-actor Diljit Dosanjh speaks up about why he doesn’t care about getting work in Bollywood, and how he is content and happy with just creating music in Punjab.

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A police personnel during a mock-drill conducted by Delhi Police, to check anti-terror prepardeness at Sadar Bazar in New Delhi.

PTI Photo /Vijay Verma

Newly elected President of Akhada Parishad Mahant Ravindra Puri with Akhada Parishad General Secretary Mahant Hari Giri and sadhus, performs the 'Ganga Pujan' ritual at Sangam, in Prayagraj.

PTI Photo

Wrestlers in action during the state level wrestling tournament at Babura Village in Mirzapur.

PTI Photo

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala with Jitendra Singh talks to media after meeting Election Commissioner, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Congress leaders Randeep Singh Surjewala and Jitendra Singh comes out from Election Commission office, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu