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"New Beginning": Son Says Amarinder Singh Going To Meet Governor And Quit

"New Beginning": Son Says Amarinder Singh Going To Meet Governor And Quit

Edited by Harish Pullanoor | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Congress leader Raninder Singh today tweeted saying his father, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder, was set to meet the state Governor and reign his position. He said the veteran leader was preparing for a "new beginning".

Amarinder Singh, "Humiliated Thrice", Quits As Chief Minister: 10 Facts

Amarinder Singh, "Humiliated Thrice", Quits As Chief Minister: 10 Facts

NDTV News Desk | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amarinder Singh resigned as Punjab Chief Minister today, months before polls, saying he felt humiliated and the Congress is free to "appoint whoever they trust". He added that he would "exercise his options when the time comes".

Probe Agency Moves Court After Maharashtra Ex-Minister Skips Several Summons

Probe Agency Moves Court After Maharashtra Ex-Minister Skips Several Summons

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mumbai

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has moved a court here against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh for failing to appear before the probe agency despite being summoned multiple times in a money laundering case.

Babul Supriyo, Till Recently A Union Minister, Joins Team Mamata

Babul Supriyo, Till Recently A Union Minister, Joins Team Mamata

Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday September 18, 2021, Kolkata

Former Union Minister Babul Supriyo joined Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, two months after he was asked to resign as junior minister in the Environment Ministry and a month after saying he won't join any other party.

Man Held In Mumbai With Links To Terror Module Busted By Delhi Cops: Report

Man Held In Mumbai With Links To Terror Module Busted By Delhi Cops: Report

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mumbai

The Maharashtra Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has apprehended a man from Mumbai in connection with the Pakistan-organised terror module busted by the Delhi Police earlier, sources said on Saturday.

"Current Legal System Not Suited To Needs Of Common People": Chief Justice

"Current Legal System Not Suited To Needs Of Common People": Chief Justice

Written by Sukirti Dwivedi | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana on Saturday said that the current legal system is not suited to the needs of the common people as it poses "multiple barriers" for them. Asserting that the rules have a colonial origin, Chief Justice Ramana said that

J&K Spending More Than Other States To Nurture Youth Talent: Lt Governor

J&K Spending More Than Other States To Nurture Youth Talent: Lt Governor

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Jammu

Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday, at the University of Jammu, said that Jammu and Kashmir is spending more money than other states in the country to nurture youth talent in both education and sports.

Amarinder Singh Meets Punjab Governor, Set To Resign Shortly: 10 Updates

Amarinder Singh Meets Punjab Governor, Set To Resign Shortly: 10 Updates

NDTV News Desk | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, facing rebellion and pressure from the Congress, is set to resign shortly, just before an MLAs' meeting called by the party. He will address a press conference at 4.30 PM outside the Governor's House.

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's Husband, Says Made "Scapegoat" In Porn Case

Raj Kundra, Shilpa Shetty's Husband, Says Made "Scapegoat" In Porn Case

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Mumbai

Businessman Raj Kundra, an accused in the pornographic content case, on Saturday moved a bail application in a court, claiming that he was being made a "scapegoat" and that there was not a single evidence in the charge sheet.

2 Space Technology Startups Get Access To ISRO Facilities. What They Plan To Test

2 Space Technology Startups Get Access To ISRO Facilities. What They Plan To Test

Press Trust of India | Saturday September 18, 2021, Bengaluru

The Department of Space (DoS) has entered into a Framework MoU with aerospace startup Agnikul Cosmos for access to ISRO facilities and expertise towards the development and testing of subsystems/systems of space launch vehicles.

Punjab Live Updates: Amarinder Singh, Under Pressure From Congress, Quits As Chief Minister

Punjab Live Updates: Amarinder Singh, Under Pressure From Congress, Quits As Chief Minister

Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Amarinder Singh, under pressure from the Congress, resigned as Punjab Chief Minister this afternoon. He met the state Governor at the Raj Bhawan and handed over his resignation.

Google Abused Android Dominance In India, Finds Antitrust Probe: Report

Google Abused Android Dominance In India, Finds Antitrust Probe: Report

Reuters | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Google abused the dominant position of its Android operating system in India, using its "huge financial muscle" to illegally hurt competitors, antitrust authority Competition Commission of India (CCI) found in a report on its two-year probe.

Rahul Gandhi's Solution To "Punjabi Gordian Knot...": Congress Leader

Rahul Gandhi's Solution To "Punjabi Gordian Knot...": Congress Leader

Edited by Debanish Achom | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

Former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar has commended his colleague Rahul Gandhi for making a decisive move to restore order in the state unit, amid pressure from Congress MLAs to replace Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

Yogi Adityanath Inaugurates First Prototype Train For Kanpur And Agra Metro Projects

Yogi Adityanath Inaugurates First Prototype Train For Kanpur And Agra Metro Projects

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh)

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday inaugurated the first prototype train of the Kanpur and Agra Metro projects on Saturday via video conferencing.

BJP To Hold 2-day Scheduled Caste Wings Meeting In Varanasi From Today

BJP To Hold 2-day Scheduled Caste Wings Meeting In Varanasi From Today

Asian News International | Saturday September 18, 2021, New Delhi

The national executive meeting of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Scheduled Caste wings is scheduled to be held for two days starting from Saturday in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi.