Man Aman Singh Chhina

Articles By Man Aman Singh Chhina

Punjab: AAP MLAs campaign for PEP’s Sukhpal Khaira, say were never asked to work for party

At least two AAP lawmakers have given thumbs down to Baljinder Kaur, the party candidate from Bathinda Lok Sabha constituency and are instead actively campaigning for Khaira saying that he had better chances of winning there.

Buddhist texts painted at Gurdwara Pathar Sahib, Army repaints it after protest

Indian Army, which maintains the Gurdwara associated with Guru Nanak Dev, says it has re-painted the walls after receiving objections from Sikhs.

AAP names sitting MLA Baljinder Kaur from Bathinda Lok Sabha seat

Bathinda is going to be one of the most watched constituency in Punjab with Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal likely to be one of the contestants from the seat, which is currently being represented by her.

‘We subsist solely on voter donations’: AAP faces severe cash crunch

AAP candidate from Anandpur Sahib, Narinder Shergill, is reported to be one of the main contributors of funds to the party for past many years and it is because of his help that the party is largely staying afloat financially in Punjab.

Khaira wants DGP Gupta transferred, writes to EC, cites raid at Jalandhar priest’s house

Khaira’s complaint comes days after Punjab government transferred an Inspector General on the directions of the ECI following a complaint by the Shiromani Akali Dal.

‘Friendly match’ between Congress and SAD

SAD (Taksali) candidate Bir Devinder Singh said that unless CM Amarinder Singh acted in a transparent manner in order to get the transfer orders of the IG reversed, it would be presumed that there was “some understanding” between the Congress and the Akalis to take the heat off them.

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Three new political parties to test electoral waters in Punjab

Political observers are of the view that all these new parties are taking the Lok Sabha polls as a sounding board for finalising their plans for the 2022 assembly polls in Punjab.

Will defeat the Facebook CM: Sangrur LIP candidate Jassi Jasraj in Punjab

Jassi Jasraj had polled 87,901 votes from Bathinda parliamentary constituency in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections. The winning candidate, Harsimat Kaur Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) had received 5,14,727 votes.

Local issues trump national agenda as Opposition campaign picks up in Punjab

In Punjab, the agenda is being dominated by agrarian distress, poor state of economy, farmers' suicides, farm loans, drugs and Panthic issues.

Army orders inquiry against Brigadier for ‘irregularities’

The inquiry will investigate allegations of financial and procedural irregularities made against him.

‘Game changer’: IAF inducts Chinook choppers

The IAF had signed a contract with Boeing in September 2015 for 15 Chinook helicopters. The first batch of four helicopters has been delivered on schedule and the last batch is to be delivered by March next year. These helicopters will be deployed in the Northern and Eastern regions of India.

Chandigarh Air Force Station: Always first to get new type of aircraft for IAF

While fighter aircraft are no longer stationed in the city’s air base yet, the first squadron to induct MiG-21 (Type 77) aircraft, No. 28 Squadron, was based in Chandigarh in 1963.

Punjab: No. 2 in state not so long ago, AAP struggles with infighting, rebellion

Factionalism, allegations of lack of transparency and suspensions have led to a situation where the party faces an uphill battle to retain Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Faridkot and Sangrur, the four seats it won in 2014.

Can’t have different medical standards for Generals: AFT

The Principal Bench of the AFT made these comments in its judgment in the case of a Brigadier of the Army Education Corps (AEC) who had not been promoted to the rank of Major General despite being approved by a promotion board because he was medically unfit.

Two years of Congress in Punjab: High power tariff complaints, friendly fire continue to jolt govt

The government has come under consistent fire for high power tariffs in the state and the repeated hikes imposed after Congress came to power.

Sukhpal Khaira takes dig at AAP: ‘can’t cancel financier’s ticket’

Speaking to The Indian Express here today, Khaira said that Shergill was keeping AAP afloat financially in Punjab and there was no chance that his ticket would be cancelled in favour of Bir Devinder Singh, the SAD (Taksali) candidate.

‘Wish I had met him in any other circumstance’: Retd Army Colonel on Pakistan Major he killed in hand combat

A company commander at the time with 8 Jammu and Kashmir Militia, now known as 8 Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry, Col Sahi, then a Major, was defending positions in Laleali in the hill sub-sector of Chhamb sector, ahead of Akhnoor near Jammu.

In Punjab, AAP faces uphill battle of retaining four Lok Sabha seats

After winning for Lok Sabha seats from the state in Punjab, the graph of the party has nose-dived and internal squabbles have cost it dearly leaving it in a very uncertain position two months ahead of the polls.

BJP shortlists actor Akshaye Khanna for seat his father represented — Gurdaspur

In Gurdaspur, the BJP is trying to put the most aggressive front against the sitting MP Sunil Jakhar by actively considering fielding either Kavita Khanna, the wife of late Vinod Khanna who was four-time Gurdaspur MP, or his son, Akshaye Khanna, who is an actor.

Patiala MP Dharamvir Gandhi crowdfunds his Lok Sabha campaign

Dr Gandhi, who won the Patiala seat in 2014 on an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket, is contesting the 2019 polls from his newly-floated Punjab Manch, which is now part of the People Democratic Alliance.