Charatjit Singh Channi, who will be the next Chief Minister of Punjab, was neither the Congress high command’s first choice nor the unanimous choice of the Congress Legislature Party. His elevation, as the state’s first Dalit CM, capped a day of hectic and desperate lobbying by several senior leaders with an unusual Sikh versus Hindu CM narrative thrown into the mix. With Channi’s elevation, the high command has also ensured that state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu is kept under check while allowing him to emerge as the party’s Jat face. It hopes that the elevation of a Dalit leader will not be challenged by various factions and their leaders who were eyeing the top post.
For a government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sensitive to charges of corporate favouritism, acquiring substantive shareholding in a private company is a leap of faith. Buried in the fine print of the telecom package was this provision that lets the government do exactly that.
Sukesh, who has been in Tihar and Rohini jails since 2017 for his alleged involvement in the Election Commission bribery case, was arrested last month from Rohini jail for allegedly extorting Rs 200 crore from former Ranbaxy promoter Shivinder Singh’s wife Aditi Singh.
A few days back, Somaiya had accused Mushrif, minister for rural development and MLA from Kagal in Kolhapur, of indulging in corruption and holding "benami" entities in the name of his kin.
The wife of the event management company’s owner, however, dismissed the allegation and claimed that her husband was being framed by the complainant because of a payment dispute.
Datta Aabasaheb Thombre (39) and Prajwal Raghunath Kale (18) drowned as they could not gauge the depth and flow of the river, the police said.
Punjab CM swearing in Live Updates: Charanjit Singh Channi, 58, replaces Captain Amarinder Singh, who had stepped down as Punjab's Chief Minister on Saturday.
A week ago, Owaisi had met the family of Atiq Ahmad, a Mafiosi-turned-politician, who is currently designated as a "gangster" by the Uttar Pradesh government.
In an order sent to officials across the state, Additional Chief Secretary (Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi said that through the week gatherings would be allowed between 6 am and 11 pm with a capacity of 100 people at indoor and outdoor venues outside Covid containment zones.
Chennai power disruption September 20, Monday: Parts of Chennai will face a power cut from 9 am to 2 pm for maintenance work today.
YSRCP won over 500 of the 660 ZPTCs and 8,500 of the 10,047 MPTCs. Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy said that delivering governance at the doorstep and fulfilling poll promises have led to the results for YSRCP.
Karnataka Bangalore Latest News Live Updates: According to a statement from the minister’s office, the results will be available on the official portal www.karresults.nic.in from 10.30 am.
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While some wondered why Cena decided to repost the photo without a caption, many others, including desi fans and the actor himself, seemed to be quite excited about it.
The candidates who had appeared in the examination will be able to check the results through the official website -- ptetraj2021.com.