Man Aman Singh Chhina


Husseiniwala Indo-Pak border retreat: A cat, a song and some calm
Sun, Jan 14, 2018

In 1971, Husseiniwala was the site of a fierce battle fought between the Indian Army and Pakistan Army, the remains of which can be seen even today at the very site of the martyr's memorial.

Punjab: To check drug smuggling, BSF starts upgrade of infra along Pak border
Fri, Jan 12, 2018

The new measures of surveillance and counter-infiltration strategy have already been put in place given the fact that heavy fog during the winter months makes the task of BSF doubly difficult.

Volunteers let down by Rajya Sabha nominations, writes AAP Punjab MLA to Manish Sisodia
Tue, Jan 09, 2018

Although there has not been a formal meeting of the Punjab MLAs on the Rajya Sabha nomination issue, Sandhu claimed nearly half a dozen of them were disappointed.

How Mastgarh Sahib Chittian gurdwara is keeping this Mughal-era mosque alive
Mon, Jan 08, 2018

What really makes this Mughal-era mosque at Mahadian village, near the historic city of Sirhind in Punjab, is that its guardian is the granthi of the neighbouring gurdwara.

Pakistan Air Force’s Asghar Khan who spoke to Arjan Singh in 1965 dies at 96
Sat, Jan 06, 2018

Asghar Khan and Arjan Singh, who were chiefs of their respective forces, spoke and ensured the PAF and the IAF did not get involved in the 1965 fight between the Indian and Pakistani armies in the Rann of Kutch.

Will not allow Amarinder Singh’s smooth participation in Harvard conference: SFJ
Fri, Jan 05, 2018

“Amarinder’s government is following in the footsteps of the Badals whose government also filed frivolous criminal charges against SFJ campaigners in 2016. The Punjab CM will not have a smooth participation in Harvard conference, we can assure that,” said Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Legal Advisor of SFJ.

Gangster-turned-activist blames social media, songs for a life of crime
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

That even led to his bid for a seat in the Punjab Assembly in 2012, when he stood on a ticket given to him by the People’s Party of Punjab (PPP), set up by the present Finance minister Manpreet Badal after he broke away from the Akali Dal.

Classified documents go missing from Army brigade in Punjab
Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The Military Intelligence (MI) has started an internal investigation in order to find out under what circumstances these classified documents have gone missing.

Gangster-turned-activist blames social media, songs for a life of crime
Wed, Jan 03, 2018

With two masters degrees in history and Punjabi, and third in Urdu on its way, Lakha is full of reflections on what went wrong for him, blaming social media and Punjabi songs for glorifying gangsterism, and a politician for leading him astray.'

Adultery case: Courts martial sentences Brigadier to 3-year rigorous imprisonment
Fri, Dec 29, 2017

The GCM had earlier awarded the Brigadier ten years loss of seniority and a 'severe reprimand' in its sentence delivered in October this year. The punishment had been awarded after the accused pleaded guilty to the charges against him.

Army reduces residual service for Army Commander’s appointment from 24 to 18 months
Wed, Dec 27, 2017

The reduction in the number of years of residual service for the Army Commander's rank will mean that a larger pool of officers will now be available for the appointment of General Officers Commanding-in-Chief of the six operational commands of the Army

Brigade Commander in Valley under probe for links with woman
Sat, Dec 23, 2017

Sources say it was an adverse MI report on the activities of the woman which led to a watch being kept on the Brigade Commander, following which more incriminating evidence was found. Sources say it is also being ascertained if the woman had links with any militant outfits.

Cheating in departmental examination: Army HQs orders probe into allegations against woman officer
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

There have been spate of messages which have been posted on social media groups alleging that the officer was being shielded by senior officers of the JAG branch as well as those at IML Kamptee.

Pension relief to Lt General dismissed in Sukna land scam
Fri, Dec 22, 2017

The inquiry against the officer had been ordered by the then Chief of Army Staff, General VK Singh (retd), who is now the Minister of State for External Affairs.

Punjab: AAP appoints Manish Sisodia as ‘Prabhari’
Wed, Dec 20, 2017

In November this year, the PAC had entrusted state president Bhagwant Mann, co-president Aman Arora and Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Khaira, with making decisions regarding the party in Punjab.

Punjab polls: AAP comes a cropper even in areas considered its ‘stronghold’
Tue, Dec 19, 2017

Speaking to The Indian Express, state co-president of AAP, Aman Arora said that AAP is just a three-year-old party in Punjab and if traditional parties like SAD and BJP wilted against the Congress onslaught of misuse of state machinery then AAP’s performance was on expected lines.

Punjab civic polls: Over 50 per cent polling stations sensitive, five per cent declared hyper-sensitive
Thu, Dec 14, 2017

As per the data made available by the State Election Commission, among the municipal corporations, the maximum polling stations are in Amritsar at 756.

Nyoma molestation: Armed Forces Tribunal upholds jawan’s conviction, reduces sentence
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

The case dates back to May 2012, when 226 Field Regiment was deployed in Mahe firing ranges in Ladakh for field firing exercise.

Armed Forces Tribunal asks former Kargil commander to give affidavit on how he obtained certain papers
Tue, Dec 12, 2017

The bench also dismissed an application of Brig Surinder Singh which had pointed out that former Army Chief General VP Malik (retd) had certain documents in his possession after retirement which were confidential in nature and which he could not possess legally.

Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman steps in to get soldier’s widow pension benefits
Fri, Dec 08, 2017

The Defence Minister took note of The Indian Express report of November 29 in which the ordeal of the widow, Sukhwinder Kaur, was highlighted.

Tribunal grants relief to blind soldier denied allowance by defence accounts
Wed, Dec 06, 2017

Sepoy Begum Singh, a resident of Batala in Punjab and a former soldier in the Sikh Light Infantry Regiment of the Army, had stopped receiving the Constant Attendant Allowance (CAA) which was applicable to him as a blind and limbless soldier since 1998.

Brigadier accused of misconduct, investigation ordered
Tue, Dec 05, 2017

The inquiry was ordered against the Brigadier (name and brigade withheld) on the directions of the Discipline and Vigilance (D&V) Branch of Army Headquarters.

Khaira drug case: AAP leader expresses relief, says will continue to ‘expose’ Congress govt in Punjab
Sat, Dec 02, 2017

"I have been saying from day one that I am innocent and that I am being framed," said Khaira, who was in the capital to attend the Supreme Court hearing.

Punjab: AAP MLAs put up confident show in two-day Vidhan Sabha session
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

AAP successfully managed to pivot the attention away from the drugs case summons to Sukhpal Khaira on the first day by gathering in the well and demanding a CBI probe into the audio sting

Why summons to Punjab leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira has AAP on backfoot
Fri, Dec 01, 2017

Following summons and non-bailable warrants issued for him, Khaira moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court on November 3 seeking their quashing.

Punjab: After House resolution, Sukhpal Khaira hits back at Captain Amarinder Singh with swear words
Thu, Nov 30, 2017

Addressing the media in the press lounge, a tearful Khaira used swear words for CM Amarinder Singh even as fellow AAP MLAs, Kanwar Sandhu and Aman Arora, tried to restrain him from using foul language.

Widow of Shaurya Chakra awardee moves AFT after being denied pensionary benefits
Wed, Nov 29, 2017

Sukhwinder Kaur’s late husband, Naib Subedar Kulwant Singh, was killed in 2007 in a massive explosion in an ammunition depot located in Counter Insurgency area in the Kashmir Valley under Operation Rakshak.

Pakistan Punjab CM Shehbaz Sharif writes to Amarinder Singh, seeks cooperation to combat smog
Wed, Nov 22, 2017

"I would like to invite you for entering into a regional cooperation arrangement to tackle the issue of smog as well as environmental pollution," Shehbaz Sharif said

Sukhpal Khaira refuses to quit, says ‘won’t be put under pressure by SAD, Congress’
Sat, Nov 18, 2017

When asked if he had spoken to the AAP leadership, he claimed the leadership was entirely “with him” and that he has “told them all the facts.” “I have done nothing wrong. When my party leadership and the MLAs of the party ask me to resign, I will not take a minute to leave my post. But I will not resign when tainted leaders of other parties ask me to,”

Fight local body polls in Punjab on party symbol, Arvind Kejriwal tells AAP leaders
Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Arvind Kejriwal told party leaders that all big and small elections in the state must be contested, and this includes the forthcoming municipal corporation polls slated to be held in the month of December.

Targeted killings in Punjab: Kanwar Sandhu casts doubt over UK national’s involvement
Wed, Nov 15, 2017

“I don’t know Jaggi Johal or his family personally, but on the face of it and having covered Punjab as a journalist for the past 35 years, I don’t find it convincing that a person from UK who comes here to get married would involved in the such matters here,” he said.

CIC directs Army to disclose information about Army Polo and Riding Club
Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Consequent to an appeal filed against the denial of information, the appellate authority of the Army HQs had directed the Chief Public Information Officer to provide all information to the applicant.

For Delhi, AAP wants crop burning to stop, in Punjab its leader helps set fields on fire
Thu, Nov 09, 2017

Sukhpal Khaira, Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, led a farmers’ protest in Samrala in Ludhiana on October 15 and burnt paddy stubble.

Is AAP losing grip on Punjab as drug charges take their toll?
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

AAP’s national leaders had openly declared in the run-up to the Punjab assembly polls in February this year that they would throw SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia in jail on drug smuggling charges. But now the shoe is on the other foot.

Will take up backstabbing by AAP leaders with Kejriwal: Sukhpal Khaira
Tue, Nov 07, 2017

After getting partial relief from the Punjab and Haryana HC, a combative Khaira said that the HC order was a slap on the face of his detractors within the party as well those in Congress, SAD and BJP.

His plea against warrant to be heard today, Sukhpal Khaira lies low
Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Khaira stopped taking phone calls on his mobile phone and the same was the case with his PA, Manish, who too has been summoned by the court in a drugs smuggling case.