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Punjab

Geographic region divided between pakistan and india

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July 14, 2021
The Punjab government announces waiver of Rs 590 crore worth of loans under the farm debt waiver scheme for labourers and the landless farming community.

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September 25, 2021
The Economic Times
The sources said seven fresh faces may find place in the Channi-led cabinet and five MLAs who were ministers in the Amarinder Singh government are likely to be dropped. The development comes hours only after Channi returned from Delhi having held a final round of discussion with the party high command.
September 24, 2021
The Economic Times
Her remarks came against the backdrop of the Congress-led Punjab government often accusing the Centre of delaying GST payments to the state. At the same time, she lauded the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana government for handling its fiscal affairs very well, noting that the state had not resorted to availing additional borrowings which were extended by the Centre for all states because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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September 23, 2021
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September 22, 2021
The Economic Times
Posters carrying pictures of the chief minister are pasted on state-owned buses. These posters highlight the welfare schemes and achievements of the state government.
September 21, 2021
The Economic Times
After the political messaging by elevating Charanjit Singh Channi as Punjab's first Dalit chief minister, the Congress has the tough task of maintaining a delicate social balance to prevent counter-rallying by political and social opponents to its
Zee News
September 21, 2021
Zee News
-Chennai: Petrol prices - Rs 98.96 per litre; Diesel prices - Rs 93.26 per litre -Kolkata: Petrol prices - Rs 101.62 per litre; Diesel prices - Rs 91.71 per litre -Pune: Petrol prices - Rs 106.82 per litre; Diesel prices - Rs 94.30 per litre -Bengaluru: Petrol prices - Rs 104.70 per litre; Diesel
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
Besides sending a pre-poll message to the poll-bound state with around 34% Dalit population across the Hindu-Sikh communities, the Congress leadership is hopeful that the move would blunt Captain Amarinder Singhs post-resignation plots and deliver a compromise to defuse the partys internal rat race among the senior leaders for the top post.
September 20, 2021
The Economic Times
The Congress on Sunday picked Channi as chief minister of Punjab after Amarinder Singh resigned from the post.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
"It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Sh. #CharanjitSinghChanni has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab," former Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat tweeted.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
Charanjit Singh Channi's political journey began with being elected as the president of the Kharar municipal council in 2002. He first contested as an Independent in 2007 and won from Chamkaur Sahib Assembly constituency.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
Amarinder Singh has played two cards. One, he has decided to play the victim. He talked repeatedly about his 'humiliation at the hands of Delhis Gandhis. It remains to be seen whether it garners him popular sympathy. He has not, importantly, ruled out quitting the Congress. He can always join hands with the BJP, which is playing up his woes.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
After the exit of Amarinder Singh as the Punjab Chief Minister, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi held a meeting late in the night in which party leader Ambika Soni, General Secretary Organisation K.C. Venugopal were present. The meeting ended post midnight on Sunday.
September 19, 2021
The Economic Times
Punjab's ex-chief minister may be down, but not out as he's holding his cards close to the chest. Singh's third resignation -- the first two being out of his own volition -- is being perceived as a sacrifice from the Congress veteran.
September 18, 2021
The Economic Times
Indicating loud and clear 'rebellion' by Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, if he was forced to resign by the Congress high command, his Press Secretary on Saturday said the people who 'surprised' the betrayal should be ready for a 'shock' with vengeance.
September 18, 2021
The Economic Times
In a video message, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) spokesperson Raghav Chadha said the issues of Punjab have been put on the back burner amid a power struggle in the ruling party.
September 18, 2021
The Economic Times
"They may appoint someone as CM on whom they have confidence. Whatever the Congress president decided is fine," said Singh at an address to the media at the Raj Bhavan gate regarding his decision. "I had taken a decision in the morning after speaking to the Congress President, I told her I will resign," he added.
September 17, 2021
The Economic Times
"The Rakhi Sawant of Punjab politics -Navjot Singh Sidhu- has received a scolding from Congress high command for a nonstop rant against Capt. Therefore today, for a change, he went after Arvind Kejriwal. Wait till tomorrow for he shall resume his diatribe against Capt with vehemence," Chadha tweeted.
September 13, 2021
The Economic Times
The SAD had last year quit the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance over the farm laws issue. When the SAD had an alliance with the BJP, it contested on 94 seats, while the saffron party fought on 23 seats.
September 13, 2021
The Economic Times
Farmers are protesting against the three agri reforms -- Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Act, Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, and the Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act.
September 4, 2021
The Economic Times
The umbrella body of 40 farmer unions spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's three farm laws said the 'mahapanchayat' will prove that the agitation has the support of "all castes, religions, states, classes, small traders and all sections of the society"
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