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Punjab Congress Crisis Live Updates: Navjot Sidhu Resigns, "Told You So," Says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Congress Crisis Live Updates: Navjot Sidhu Resigns, "Told You So," Says Amarinder Singh

Tuesday September 28, 2021

The ongoing crisis in Punjab deepened today with Navjot Singh Sidhu's surprise resignation on Tuesday as the chief of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.

"Told You So... He Isn't A Stable Man": Captain On Navjot Sidhu Shocker

"Told You So... He Isn't A Stable Man": Captain On Navjot Sidhu Shocker

Reported by Sunil Prabhu, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Shortly after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief, his rival Amarinder Singh unabashedly delivered the first taunt to the stunned Gandhis.

Serum Institute Allowed To Enrol 7-11 Year-Olds In Covid Vaccine Trial

Serum Institute Allowed To Enrol 7-11 Year-Olds In Covid Vaccine Trial

Reuters | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Bengaluru

The country's drug regulator today allowed vaccine maker Serum Institute to enrol kids aged 7-11 years for its trial of US drugmaker Novavax's COVID-19 vaccine.

Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Bengal's Plea Against CBI Probe Over Post-Poll Violence

Supreme Court Notice To Centre On Bengal's Plea Against CBI Probe Over Post-Poll Violence

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Supreme Court today asked the Centre and others to respond to the West Bengal government's appeal against the Calcutta High Court order directing court-monitored CBI probe into the cases of rape and murder during the post-poll violence in the state.

Yes Bank Founder Rana Kapoor's Wife, Daughters Denied Bail In Corruption Case By CBI

Yes Bank Founder Rana Kapoor's Wife, Daughters Denied Bail In Corruption Case By CBI

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Mumbai

The Bombay High Court today refused to grant bail to Yes Bank founder Rana Kapoor's wife and two daughters in a corruption and cheating case involving private sector lender Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL).

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Congress Chief, Surprises Gandhis

Navjot Sidhu Quits As Punjab Congress Chief, Surprises Gandhis

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Chandigarh

Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as Punjab Congress chief, in a stunning development just days after Amarinder Singh was replaced as Chief Minister in a series of events that had his approval.

Amarinder Singh's Delhi Visit "Personal", "No Need For Speculation": Aide

Amarinder Singh's Delhi Visit "Personal", "No Need For Speculation": Aide

Edited by Chandrashekar Srinivasan | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Amarinder Singh's Delhi visit is "personal" and there is "no need for speculation", the former Punjab Chief Minister's media advisor tweeted today, after buzz he was set to meet BJP chief JP Nadda and Home Minister Amit Shah.

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal Urges PM Modi To Invite Farmers For Talks

Shiromani Akali Dal Chief Sukhbir Badal Urges PM Modi To Invite Farmers For Talks

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to invite protesting farmers for talks and also demanded a special session of Parliament to revoke the three "black" agri laws.

DENV2 Explained:  What You Should Know About Dangerous Dengue Strain

DENV2 Explained: What You Should Know About Dangerous Dengue Strain

Edited by NDTV Newsdesk | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Ahead of the festive season, health experts are worried over the combined impact of Covid-19 and DENV2  

"India Best Country That Fought Against Weird Virus (Covid)": Amit Shah

"India Best Country That Fought Against Weird Virus (Covid)": Amit Shah

Written by Neeta Sharma | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

India emerged the best country that fought against this "weird virus (coronavirus)", declared Union Home Minister Amit Shah today, adding that the country also weathered two cyclones at the same time with great resolve.

BJP's List Of Demands Ahead Of Key Bypoll For Mamata Banerjee

BJP's List Of Demands Ahead Of Key Bypoll For Mamata Banerjee

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Ahead of the crucial bypoll in Bhabanipur, from where West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is contesting, a BJP delegation met the Election Commission on Tuesday and sought a series of measures to ensure free and fair elections.

Karnataka "Seriously Considering" Law Against Religious Conversion: Chief Minister

Karnataka "Seriously Considering" Law Against Religious Conversion: Chief Minister

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, Bengaluru

The Karnataka government is seriously considering bringing in a law against religious conversion either by force or through inducement in the state, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said today.

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij Admitted To AIIMS Due To Breathing Difficulties: Report

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij Admitted To AIIMS Due To Breathing Difficulties: Report

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Haryana minister Anil Vij was admitted to AIIMS in Delhi after he complained of breathing difficulties, sources said today.

Delhi Court Shootout: High Court Asks Police To File Status Report On Plea To Enhance Security

Delhi Court Shootout: High Court Asks Police To File Status Report On Plea To Enhance Security

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Delhi High Court has asked the police to file a status report on a plea seeking to ensure adequate security in district courts in the national capital in the wake of recent shootout inside the crowded Rohini courtroom in Delhi which left 3 dead.

Need To Step Up Efforts To Tackle Climate Change Impact On Agriculture: PM Modi

Need To Step Up Efforts To Tackle Climate Change Impact On Agriculture: PM Modi

Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 28, 2021, New Delhi

Stating that climate change is a big challenge for agriculture and the entire ecosystem, PM Modi today stressed on the need to step up efforts to fight it as he launched 35 crop varieties which are climate resilient and have high nutrition content.