Man Aman Singh Chhina

Articles By Man Aman Singh Chhina

When an AN-32 did a ‘belly landing’ because pilots ‘forgot to lower landing gear’

IAF flying veterans say the incident illustrates that the treacherous flying conditions in the North East can so engage the attention of an aircraft crew that even the most obvious task could slip out of the mind as the pilots wrestle to complete their mission.

Explained: How IAF is searching for the missing AN-32 and what is hampering the efforts

Despite all efforts by the IAF and the Army, the search and rescue teams have not been able to make any headway in locating the aircraft or getting to know about the fate of 13 crew members and passengers onboard.

Army court martial: Retd Major General found guilty of falsifying records to claim disability pension

A detailed scrutiny of medical records established that the accused officer had been making misleading and false declarations of his medical history to obtained undue advantages in terms of promotion and disability pension since 2015.

Shwait Malik defends BJP loss from Amritsar, says win ratio better than other parties

“Out of the three seats contested, we won two (Gurdaspur and Hoshiarpur). And our success rate was 67 per cent. You can compare our performance with any party, be it Congress or the AAP. Our success ratio is better,” he said.

Missing IAF AN-32 aircraft: Among 13 missing, son of ex-CO of Chandigarh-based Squadron

The name of the father-son duo is not being revealed on the request of Indian Air Force officials as the fate of the passengers is still not known.

Colonel airlifted to Chandigarh after he shoots himself in chest near Leh

Initial reports suggested that the Colonel was to be given medical help for being dependent upon alcohol and that he shot himself before he could be shifted to the nearest military hospital.

Navjot Sidhu hits back at Capt Amarinder Singh: ‘Why single me out’

Sidhu made the comments while interacting with media persons at his residence here. He was reacting to the Amarinder statement that Sidhu had not been able to handle his department (urban development) properly and that Congress had put up a below average performance in urban areas because of this.

Poor show in LS polls: Rebel AAP MLA says Bhagwant Mann, state leadership should resign

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sandhu said that Mann’s win in Sangrur could not take away the fact that this was a ‘pyrrhic victory’ as 12 out of 13 party candidates lost their security deposits. “AAP state leadership should resign and make way for a more autonomous set up,” he said.

After losing security deposit, Khaira says he may not be cut out for electoral politics

Khaira is considered one of the tallest leaders of the Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA), which presented itself as the fourth front in Punjab politics.

12 of 13 AAP nominees lose security deposits, PDA not any better

State president Bhagwant Mann was the only one who not only managed to perform well but also retained his seat from Sangrur. However, his margin of victory came down by around half of what it was in the 2014 general elections.

Punjab Lok Sabha election results: Amarinder shows Cong the way, Badals stay afloat

At a time when the Congress was swept away even in the states where it had won the recent Assembly polls, Amarinder delivered a second win for the party.

Lok Sabha election results: For AAP, Bhagwant Mann face-saver

The massive drop in the number of votes received by AAP candidates in 2019 as compared to 2014 is indicative of the slide that the party has seen in its popularity in Punjab.

Punjab: In AAP’s also-ran story, Bhagwant Mann only silver lining

He is the first MP to score a consecutive win from Sangrur after former Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) who had won successive terms from the parliamentary constituency in 1996 followed by 1998.

Jakhar says he’s ‘confident’, Khaira hopes for ‘decent’ vote tally

Jakhar told The Indian Express that at the moment he was busy composing a reply to a tweet of Sunny’s father, veteran actor Dharmendra, who was a friend of his late father, Balram Jakhar.

Final figures in: Himachal turnout 72.25%, Punjab at 65.96%

As far as the performance of constituencies of MLAs competing in the polls is concerned, the voting percentage dipped in their assembly segments as compared to the 2017 Assembly elections, in which they had won.

Sunil Jakhar displays might in BJP bastion but expresses cautious optimism

Speaking to The Indian Express, Sunil Jakhar said all seven Congress MLAs in Gurdaspur constituency have done massive hard work to ensure party’s win. “However, one can never say what the final outcome will be. It is what the voter will finally decide on the day of polling,” he says.

In battlefields of Punjab no takers for Balakot nationalism

A group of villagers sitting in the shade of trees in the Abdul Hameed Memorial Complex burst out laughing when asked about the nationalist agenda of the elections and the effect of Balakot airstrikes on voters here. Battle of Asal Uttar is a legend in Indian military history now and the area around was known as the graveyard of Patton tanks.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Words not his forte, BJP focuses on Sunny Deol’s starpower, milks it

Deol’s roadshow through nearly 40 villages of Dinanagar and Gurdaspur assembly segments saw a large number of villagers gathering on the roadsides to catch a glimpse of the actor and the BJP candidate from Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat and, if possible, to click selfies with him.

Commemorating the strike: Abhinandan’s Squadron now Falcon

The 51 Squadron patch depicts a MIG-21 BISON in the foreground and a red coloured F-16 in the background under crosshairs. The other squadron's patch shows a SU-30MKI with a AMRAAM missile going past it after missing to hit it.

At Sangrur, Arvind Kejriwal’s emotional appeal: Make your younger brother victorious

A group of youths showed black flags to Kejriwal as his roadshow passed through Sangrur amidst heavy security.