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Man Aman Singh Chhina


Explained: The Regimental Colours of the Indian Army, its importance and history
Fri, Mar 25, 2022

The origin of Colours in the military is as old as the service itself. In ancient India, the armies of various Kings carried the ‘Dhwaj’ or the flag whenever it went into a battle. That is an equivalent to the Colours of today.

Explained: The GSAT 7B and India’s other military satellites
Fri, Mar 25, 2022

GSAT 7 satellites are advanced satellites developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to meet the communication needs of the defence services.

SC sets aside retd Lt Gen’s dismissal on charges of irregularities in ration purchase
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

The GCM had found Lt Gen SK Sahni (retd), the former director of General Supplies and Transport (DGST) guilty and sentenced him to be cashiered and three years of rigorous imprisonment.

Explained: The Ahir Regiment demand
Thu, Mar 24, 2022

The extraordinary bravery of the Ahirs in the Battle of Rezang La in 1962 gave a halo to the community. The demand for their own Regiment has found support from politicians seeking leverage with them.

Explained: What are hypersonic missiles, and why is Russia using them in Ukraine?
Wed, Mar 23, 2022

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced that it had used a hypersonic missile for the first time in the war with Ukraine. What are the dynamics of a hypersonic missile and the weapon system used by Russia?

Remain humble in victory, do not get into FIR culture with opponents: Mann to his flock
Sat, Mar 12, 2022

Speaking to the MLAs here after being elected leader of the party’s legislature group, Mann said the MLAs should not forget that they are also the leaders of those who did not vote for them.

High expectations from us… like wish for Sachin century: Mann to MLAs
Sat, Mar 12, 2022

Mann will be sworn in as the 17th Chief Minister of Punjab on March 16 at a ceremony in Nawanshahr district’s Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of freedom fighter Bhagat Singh -- the symbolism of Bhagat Singh is an important element of AAP's ideology.

Bhagwant Mann to take oath as Punjab CM on March 16 from Bhagat Singh’s village
Fri, Mar 11, 2022

Around half of the authorised cabinet strength is initially slated to take oath along with Bhagwant Mann with a mix of old and new MLAs with the former being more in number at present.

AAP sweeps aside stalwarts, shifts ground in Punjab: ‘We changed the system’
Fri, Mar 11, 2022

Divided Congress is voted out, Badals and Captain among giants who fall

Punjab’s Mann of the moment to avoid Raj Bhavan for swearing-in, vows to tackle unemployment
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

AAP’s chief minister-designate promises officials will come to villagers and says he felt sad when ‘jobless’ youths chased his vehicles during campaigning on motorcycles.

The mobile repair shop owner who defeated Channi
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

A 35-year-old who studied up to Class 12 before learning to repair mobiles and opening a shop, the father of two proved a quick learner.

Punjab election 2022 result: 45 CAPF companies to keep vigil, Sec 144 imposed in dists
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

The CEO said that mobile phones/iPads, laptops or any other such electronic device which can record sound and video are not allowed to be taken in the counting centres.

Amid BBM row, Centre extends Punjab member’s tenure by six months
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

The Center on February 23 notified an amendment to Bhakra Beas Management Rules, 1974 removing the stipulation that these two appointments will be filled from the two states only.

Punjab election 2022 result: AAP will form govt, no reason to doubt exit polls: Cheema
Thu, Mar 10, 2022

The order had asked the state govt to look into the issue of shortage of space in the High Court

First test for new Punjab House: Polls to 5 RS seats on March 31
Tue, Mar 08, 2022

The five retiring Rajya Sabha MPs include Naresh Gujral and Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa from SAD, Shamsher Singh Dullo and Partap Singh Bajwa from Congress and Shwait Malik from BJP.

Punjab: Counting of votes awaited, but AAP assumes mantle of next govt in power
Sat, Mar 05, 2022

Not a day passes when a statement is not issued by CM face of the AAP Bhagwant Mann and Leader of Opposition Harpal Singh Cheema with both leaders giving assurances on taking immediate steps post March 10 on a variety of issues ranging from improved policing to revamp of medical facilities and medical education in the state

BBMB rules tweaked to make PSPCL officials ineligible for appointment: Power engineers
Fri, Mar 04, 2022

The qualifications seems to be tailormade for some specific candidates in mind who will be from outside Punjab and Haryana, say PSPCL engineers.

Explained: Why rule change in BBMB has become a flashpoint between Centre and Punjab
Thu, Mar 03, 2022

A look at the history of the BBMB, the changes that have been made and the apprehensions of the political parties and farmers of the state.

Poll panel revises Punjab voter turnout to 71.95%
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

The revised percentage is higher than the around 66% turnout recorded till 5pm on Sunday, according to preliminary data released by the EC.

Explained: Turnout still awaited, what went into conducting Punjab’s elections?
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

The forms are submitted at the collection centres in the Assembly constituencies, where they are scrutinised for inconsistencies, if any. Data recorded in figures are checked against words.

Punjab voter turnout may not touch 2017 mark, AAP bastions among lowest
Mon, Feb 21, 2022

While Punjab recorded 65.14% polling in 2002, the numbers had been high since – 75.42% in 2007, 78.3% in 2012 and 77.36% in 2017.

2.14 crore voters to decide fate of 1,304 candidates in Punjab, elaborate security arrangements in place
Sat, Feb 19, 2022

Of the total of 1,304 candidates, 231 are from national parties, 250 from state parties, 362 from unrecognised parties and 461 are Independent candidates.

Punjab: Poll panel letter first bans Kumar Vishwas video telecast, then calls it ‘inadvertent’ error
Fri, Feb 18, 2022

In the contentious video, rebel AAP leader Kumar Vishwas accuses Kejriwal of hobnobbing with Khalistani elements. AAP has termed the video malicious.

Punjab border seats veer towards AAP, say don’t talk drones, talk jobs
Thu, Feb 17, 2022

If there is anger against the BJP over the farm laws, there is similar despair at the Congress's “corruption and laziness”.

Modi: AAP a photocopy of Congress, both opposed Ram temple and questioned soldiers’ bravery
Thu, Feb 17, 2022

PM says both parties are engaged in a noora kushtie (fixed fight) and that Congress is speaking only about him and BJP because it knows the saffron party will win the election.