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Who Is Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Likely To Be Next Punjab Chief Minister

Who Is Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Likely To Be Next Punjab Chief Minister

Edited by Debanish Achom | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Punjab minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is likely to be announced as the next Chief Minister, a day after his Congress colleague Captain Amarinder Singh resigned from the top post.

Money Trail Prima Facie Indicates Anil Deshmukh Received Rs 4.7 Crore: Court

Money Trail Prima Facie Indicates Anil Deshmukh Received Rs 4.7 Crore: Court

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Mumbai

A special PMLA court, while taking cognisance of a charge sheet against Sachin Waze and others in an alleged money laundering case, said the money trail prima facie indicates Anil Deshmukh received Rs 4.7 crore.

Another Person Arrested In Maharashtra Linked To Delhi Terror Module Case

Another Person Arrested In Maharashtra Linked To Delhi Terror Module Case

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Mumbai

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad has arrested one more person in connection with the Pakistan-supported terror module busted by Delhi Police recently, an ATS official said on Sunday.

Backdoor Entry In Educational Institutions Should Stop: Delhi High Court

Backdoor Entry In Educational Institutions Should Stop: Delhi High Court

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Lakhs of students in the country work hard and toil to secure admissions in educational institutions on the basis of merit and it is high time that backdoor entries there, including medical colleges, should stop, the Delhi High Court has said.

Arunachal Pradesh Advocate General Nilay Dutta Dies Of Heart Attack At 68

Arunachal Pradesh Advocate General Nilay Dutta Dies Of Heart Attack At 68

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Guwahati

Arunachal Pradesh Advocate General Nilay Dutta died of a massive heart attack in Karnataka's Coorg on Sunday. He was 68, and is survived by his wife, son and daughter.

Union Minister L Murugan Likely To Be Elected Unopposed In Rajya Sabha Bypoll

Union Minister L Murugan Likely To Be Elected Unopposed In Rajya Sabha Bypoll

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Bhopal

Union minister L Murugan is likely to be elected unopposed in the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Madhya Pradesh next month, as the main opposition Congress has decided not to field its candidate.

What Amarinder Singh Wrote To Sonia Gandhi Before Quitting

What Amarinder Singh Wrote To Sonia Gandhi Before Quitting

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Amarinder Singh declared himself "anguished at (the) political events of (the) last five months" in a letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi yesterday, hours before he quit as Punjab Chief Minister, leaving the party racing to replace him.

Iranian Boat Carrying Drugs Seized Off Gujarat Coast, 7 Arrested: Official

Iranian Boat Carrying Drugs Seized Off Gujarat Coast, 7 Arrested: Official

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Ahmedabad

An Iranian boat with seven crew members and a huge consignment of heroin was apprehended in Indian waters off the Gujarat coast, in an operation carried out jointly by the state Anti-Terrorist Squad and the Coast Guard, officials said on Sunday.

"Event Over": Rahul Gandhi On Vaccine Record On PM Modi's Birthday

"Event Over": Rahul Gandhi On Vaccine Record On PM Modi's Birthday

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday took a swipe at the government over the record COVID-19 vaccinations in a single day, and said the "event" is over now.

"Stitch In Time Saves 9": Kapil Sibal On Parties Changing Chief Ministers

"Stitch In Time Saves 9": Kapil Sibal On Parties Changing Chief Ministers

Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Pointing to the sudden change of guard in three states, Congress leader Kapil Sibal asked today will that buy parties time and help them course correct. The question was not asked of anyone in particular.

Punjab Congress Crisis: Ashok Gehlot's Aide Offers To Resign Over Tweet On Punjab Crisis

Punjab Congress Crisis: Ashok Gehlot's Aide Offers To Resign Over Tweet On Punjab Crisis

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, Jaipur

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's OSD Lokesh Sharma submitted his resignation on Saturday night, hours after he posted a tweet which was seen as an indirect criticism of the Congress over the change of leadership in Punjab.

Congress May Name 2 Deputies In Addition To Amarinder Singh Replacement

Congress May Name 2 Deputies In Addition To Amarinder Singh Replacement

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Congress: Party is scrabbling to restore control in Punjab after a "humiliated" Amarinder Singh resigned as Chief Minister - may name two deputies and a replacement, but the identities of the deputies will depend on who the Chief Minister is.

Decision On Allowing Foreign Tourists To Visit India In 10 Days: Report

Decision On Allowing Foreign Tourists To Visit India In 10 Days: Report

Press Trust of India | Sunday September 19, 2021, New Delhi

Amid a decline in Covid cases in the country, India may soon reopen its doors for foreign tourists for the first time in one-and-a-half years, officials said.

Punjab Congress Crisis: "Awaiting Sonia Gandhi's Orders" On New Chief Minister: Punjab MLAs

Punjab Congress Crisis: "Awaiting Sonia Gandhi's Orders" On New Chief Minister: Punjab MLAs

Asian News International | Sunday September 19, 2021, Panchkula (Haryana)

Congress MLAs in Punjab reiterated that the decision over the prospective candidate for the post of Punjab Chief Minister lies in the hands of the party's high command.

Punjab Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa Likely To Be Chief Minister: Sources

Punjab Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa Likely To Be Chief Minister: Sources

Reported by Arvind Gunasekar,Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Sunday September 19, 2021, Chandigarh

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is likely to be the new Punjab Chief Minister, and have two deputies to assist him, sources said today, a day after a "humiliated" Amarinder Singh resigned, capping a long feud with Navjot Sidhu, ahead of polls next year.