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Know new CM of Punjab - Charanjit Channi

Know new CM of Punjab - Charanjit Channi

Chandigarh, Sep 19 (UNI) In a master stroke, Congress party on Sunday evening announced three time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib Charanjit Singh Channi as the new Chief Minister of Punjab, a day after miffed Capt Amarinder Singh resigned.
Channi's name was announced by AICC general secretary Harish Rawat, Congress in-charge of Punjab in a tweet this evening. He is first scheduled caste chief minister declared by Congress high command.
Channi was Technical Educational and Industrial Training Minister in the Captain government. Previously, he was the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha from 2015 to 2016.

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20 Oct 2021 | 3:39 PM

Srinagar, Oct 20(UNI) Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party president Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday threatened legal action against Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik for his comments that she was a beneficiary of the Roshni scheme.

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20 Oct 2021 | 3:37 PM

Kushinagar, Oct 20(UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday alleged that the policy of the government which was here before 2017 was to give a free hand to the mafia and openly loot while calling themselves Samajwadi, while in reality they were "Pariwarwadi".

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ING-Help us reach home: Non-locals fleeing J&K appeals to PM

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20 Oct 2021 | 3:35 PM

Jammu, Oct 20 (UNI) Desperate to exit the Kashmir Valley amid targeted killings of civilians, thousands of non-local workers along with their families continue to queue up outside ticket counters of railway stations and bus stops in Jammu on Wednesday. They appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help them reach their homes safely as quickly as possible.

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Situation under control in MP districts: Narottam

20 Oct 2021 | 3:29 PM

Bhopal, Oct 20 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Wednesday that the situation is completely under control in Jabalpur, Dhar and Barwani districts.
“Four persons have been arrested in Dhar and 85 individuals named in first information reports. Five were taken into custody in Jabalpur and 24 named in FIRs. Strict action shall be taken against those who attempt to vitiate communal harmony and disturb the peace in the state,” he told the press here.

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Priyanka leaves for Agra to meet family members of Arun Valmiki who died in police custody

Priyanka leaves for Agra to meet family members of Arun Valmiki who died in police custody

20 Oct 2021 | 3:29 PM

Lucknow ,Oct 20(UNI) Congress general secretary and in charge Uttar Pradesh Priyanka Gandhi Vadra rushed to Agra on Wednesday afternoon to meet the family members of a Dalit youth, who reportedly died in police custody.

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