Election

I resigned as I felt humiliated, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday resigned from the post after a day-long political drama and said he resigned as he felt humiliated. At the same time, he said the "future politics option is always there and I will use that option".

Captain quits in Punjab, takes team along

Just minutes ahead of the crucial Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting on Saturday, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reached the Governor's house and submitted his and his council of ministers resignation to him.

Amarinder may step down, aghast at 'humiliation'

Federation of Private school and Association of Punjab conducted various surveys in Punjab schools. On the basis of their survey Desh Bhagat Global School , Mandi Gobindgarh has got award of having best infrastructure. 

2022 Vidhan Sabha Punjab Elections, number of polling booths increased to 24689 in State due to Covid : CEO Dr. Raju

Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Punjab Dr. S. Karuna Raju today said that after rationalization the number of polling booths in the state has been enhanced to 24689 from the existing 23211.

Congress leader KP Anil Kumar quits party, joins CPI-M

Top Congress leader K.P. Anil Kumar on Tuesday quit the Congress party which he worked closely for the past 43 years, and announced he will remain in public domain and will work closely with the CPI-M.

Bulgaria to hold new parliamentary polls on Nov 14

Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has signed a decree to hold new parliamentary elections on November 14, his press office said in a statement.

DKS, Siddaramaiah set out for K'taka Assembly on bullock carts

Key Karnataka Congress leaders on Monday set out for the Vidhana Soudha (the legislative assembly) on bullock carts to register the party's protest against the ruling BJP government's failure to arrest price hike of fuel, LPG cylinder and daily commodities.

Canadian political party leaders vie for votes in final debate

The leaders of Canada's main political parties took part in their final English-language televised debate, battling over who has the best vision for the country's future.

Though none of the leaders emerged unscathed from the raucous back-and-forth of the evening, the voters were still undecided after watching the Thursday night debate for two hours.

Morocco's king appoints new PM to form govt

Morocco's King Mohammed VI on Friday has appointed Aziz Akhannouch, President of the National Rally of Independents (RNI), as the new Prime Minister with the task to form a new government, a statement by the Royal Cabinet announced.

UP Cong to take out 'Pratigya Yatra'

The Congress in Uttar Pradesh will take out a 'Congress Pratigya Yatra' with the tagline -- 'Hum Vachan Nibhayenge', ahead of the Assembly elections, due early next year.

Rashid Khan steps down as Afghanistan skipper for T20 World Cup

Leg-spinner Rashid Khan stepped down as Afghanistan T20 captain shortly after the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) named their team for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup to be held in the UAE and Oman in October-November this year.

Punjab CM digitally lays foundation stone of permanent C-PYTE camp to train youth for military service

Kickstarting a slew of youth oriented initiatives, the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday digitally laid the foundation stone of permanent camp of C-PYTE at Asal Uttar in district Tarn Taran to commemorate the bravery of Company Quarter Master Havaldar Abdul Hamid PVC and to provide training to the youth of Punjab for selection in Military and 

EC to conduct polls for vacant Rajya Sabha seats on Oct 4

The Election Commission on Thursday announced dates for bypolls for Rajya Sabha for various states There are six casual vacancies in the Council of States while one seat from Puducherry is going for regular poll. A bypoll for the lone seat of legislative council in Bihar is also scheduled.

After complaints from women, TN govt bus staff to get training

The drivers and conductors of Tamil Nadu state transport corporation buses will be imparted training in good behaviour towards women. After the state government announced free travel for women in the government buses, scores of complaints have been coming on a daily basis from various bus stations regarding insults showered on women.

CM to inaugurate major schemes of Employment Generation, Skill Development and Training Department on September 9 : Channi

The Department of Employment Generation, Skill Development and Training, Punjab has been working tirelessly to provide employment to the youth. The foundation stone of various schemes running under the department would be inaugurated by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on September 9 through video conferencing.

Jeev Milkha Singh becomes first golfer to be granted Dubai Golden Visa

Jeev Milkha Singh has several firsts to his name for Indian and Asian golf. He now has a first in world golf too.

Singh, the torchbearer of Indian golf, was recognised for his outstanding achievements and granted the prestigious 10-year Dubai Golden Visa -- becoming the first professional golfer in the world to be bestowed with the honour.

Reports of Babar Azam unhappy with T20 World Cup squad incorrect : PCB

Wasim Khan, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), said on Wednesday that the reports of captain Babar Azam being unhappy with the squad for the ICC T20 World Cup were "factually incorrect". He also said that Azam is fully behind the "direction that is being taken".

Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad in panel to decide National Sports Awards

Three-time Paralympic medallist Devendra Jhajharia is among sportspersons who have been included in the selection panel for this year's National Sports Awards. Retired Supreme Court judge, Justice Mukundakum Sharma, has been named as the chairperson of the committee.

Japan govt may convene parliament on Oct 4 to select Suga's successor

The Japanese government is considering convening an extraordinary parliamentary session on October 4 to select Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga's successor, local media reported, citing sources.

India exposed all the deficiencies in England Test side : Vaughan

Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has said that India had exposed the home team's deficiencies in all departments of the game in the fourth Test at The Oval, which the tourists won by 157 runs to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.

Whatever Virat touched turned to gold on final day : Nasser Hussain

Former England cricketer Nasser Hussain gave a huge compliment to Virat Kohli, whose team pulled off a sensational 157-run win against England in the fourth Test at The Oval, saying that the Indian skipper had his Midas Test and everything "Virat touched turned to gold on the decisive final day".

'Don't want confrontation, but we are upset', SC tells Centre on tribunal vacancies (Ld)

A special bench headed by Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Monday told the Centre that it is not keen "having a confrontation" with it but its patience is running out on delay in filling up vacancies at key tribunals.

Not respecting our orders, testing our patience : SC to Centre on tribunal vacancies

The Supreme Court on Monday strongly criticized the Centre over the delay in filling up of vacancies at various tribunals and also for enacting the Tribunal Reforms Act, which is apparently identical to the earlier law struck down by the top court. 

Chidambaram sidesteps question on Cong-NCP alliance in Goa

 All India Congress Committee senior observer for the Goa polls, P. Chidambaram on Saturday sidestepped questions related to any pre-poll alliance with 'like-minded' parties like the NCP.

Issues of Patwaris & Kanungos resolved; patwaris to resume work in additional Patwar Circles with immediate effect-FCR

The issues of the Patwaris and Kanungos have been resolved and they will resume work in the additional Patwar Circles with immediate effect, informed Mrs. Ravneet Kaur Additional Chief Secretary cum Financial Commissioner Revenue Punjab.

Sonia to take final call on Prashant Kishor's induction into Cong

Congress President Sonia Gandhi will take a final call on inducting election strategist Prashant Kishor in the party as Congress leaders are divided over the issue. According to party sources, Sonia has already started the consultation process.

SBI raises Rs 4K cr via AT1 bonds

Lending major State Bank of India has raised Rs 4,000 crore through the 'Basel compliant Additional Tier 1' (AT1) bonds, on Wednesday at a coupon rate of 7.72 per cent.

Delhi HC issues notice on plea challenging Asthana's appointment as top cop

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice on a plea challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Commissioner of Delhi Police.

Tension brewing in Goa Cong after formation of committees

After formation of state level committee by the All India Congress Committee and subsequent appointments at block level in Goa, several Congress leaders are upset over the issue and have complained to state In charge Dinesh Gundu Rao and General Secretary (organization) K.C. Venugopal.

Anisa Mohammed to lead West Indies team as Stafanie Taylor in isolation

A 13-member West Indies women's squad led by interim skipper Anisa Mohammed for the opening T20 International against South Africa Women at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Wednesday (IST) was announced by the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women's Selection Panel on Tuesday.

Cong constitutes committees ahead of Goa polls

Sonia Gandhi on Monday approved several committees ahead of the Assembly polls in Goa. Girish Chodankar has been retained as the state president and former Chief Minister Digambar Kamat will continue as the Congress legislative party leader while Alexio Sequeira is the Working state President.

Ahead of Harish Rawat's visit to Punjab, factionalism escalates in Cong

Ahead of Congress General Secretary Harish Rawat's visit to Punjab to de-escalate tension between the two factions, the Navjot Singh Sidhu's camp has opened a front against Rawat and challenged his statement on Amarinder.

Kyrgyzstan to hold parliamentary elections on Nov 28

President of Kyrgyzstan Sadyr Zhaparov has signed a decree, setting the date for the parliamentary elections on November 28.

Cong G-23 leader Manish Tewari upset over party's silence on Sidhu

Prominent leader of the G-23 group in the Congress, Manish Tewari is upset over the party's silence on Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has used threatening language against the party.

Priyanka slams Yogi over farmer's issues

Ahead of the Uttar Pradesh elections in the state next year, the Congress has identified issues related to the common people which include inflation, farmer's issues, debt of sugarcane growers and Covid mismanagement.

Won't force Dahiya to participate in Worlds, says WFI

The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) will "not force" Tokyo Olympic silver medallist Ravi Dahiya to participate in the upcoming World Championships, said an official.

Poet Munawar Rana's son arrested for faking attack

Poet Munawar Rana's son has been arrested for allegedly faking an attack on himself to implicate his uncles.

Tabrez Rana, who is embroiled in an ancestral property dispute with his uncle, was arrested by the Rae Bareli police from Lalkuan locality in Lucknow, late on Wednesday night.

Chidambaram arrives in Goa, to work out strategy for 2022 polls

Former Union Finance Minister and All India Congress Committee (AICC) election observer in-charge of Goa P. Chidambaram arrived in the coastal state on a two-day visit to bolster the opposition party's preparations for the 2022 state assembly polls.

Trouble for jailed BSP MP after complainant dies

The death of the woman complainant in a rape case against the jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Atul Rai in Delhi, has increased the problems for the accused.

The woman died on Tuesday. According to district government counsel (DGC) (criminal) Prayagraj, Gulab Chandra Agrahari, "The possibility of conviction for the accused in the rape case following the

Baghel, Deo met Rahul Gandhi; no discussion on leadership change (Ld)

Amid rift in Chhattisgarh Congress, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday met Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo, but no discussion took place on change of leadership in the state.

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