Navjot Singh Sidhu has been appointed as Punjab Congress Chief by Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
The Sidhu-Captain tussle in the Punjab Congress is on the rise and now it seems to have reached its peak. Capt. Amarinder Singh was upset over the news of Navjot Sidhu being given the presidency of the Punjab Congress by the Gandhi family, and while expressing his displeasure, he said that Sidhu would be accepted as the President only if he would first apologize for the words used against him.
Deciding on the appeal filed against the construction of industrial park in the Mattewara forest area, the National Green Tribunal of India (NGT) has directed the Punjab government that the protection of the flood area of the Sutlej River and the Mattewara forest should not be compromised.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) states that Father Stan Swamy was a Christian Priest of the Jesuit order. He had spent all his life caring for the indigenous Tribal or Adivasi people who lived in the thick forests of Central India.
Novak Djokovic beats Matteo Berrettini to win 6th Wimbledon title and 20th Grand Slam title. Finally he is level with Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal on 20 Grand Slam titles.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday wrote to Union Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi, seeking her intervention in securing the matter pertaining to 24-year-old Vishal Jood who is lodged in a prison in Australia.
Last Sunday, dozens of Muslim women were put up for sale on an app called “Sulli Deals”. This app and website had used publicly available photos of Muslim women and created profiles that describe women as “deals of the day”.
Sources said that 50 Indians were flown to New Delhi in an Indian Air Force plane on Saturday. “Local staff are still on the mission. But, for all practical purposes, the consulate is temporarily shut,” the sources said.
On Wednesday, Narendra Modi did the biggest cabinet reshuffle since 2014, the year he came into power. 36 new faces were brought into the council of ministers. The number of ministers in the new cabinet was increased from 52 to 78, just a little short of the permitted limit of 81.
On Thursday, massive violence broke out in various districts of Uttar Pradesh during nominations for the elections of block head in 825 blocks of the state.