Punjab CM Faces Tough Match As ‘Captain for 2022’ Fails to Enthuse Team

Despite leading his party to an overwhelming victory in the civic body polls, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh could still face a bumpy ride with some of his own legislators raising questions over the ‘Captain for 2022’ slogan in the run up to the Assembly polls that are less than a year away. Some … Read more Punjab CM Faces Tough Match As ‘Captain for 2022’ Fails to Enthuse Team

Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

Ludhiana: Amid the rising number of COVID-19 cases in the state, the Punjab government has decided to put a cap on indoor gatherings to 100 and outdoor to 200 from March 1. A tweet from Punjab Chief Minister’s Office said, “Amid growing concern over rising #COVID trend, CM @capt_amarinder Singh ordered restriction on indoor gathering to … Read more Amid spike in COVID-19 cases, this state to restrict indoor gatherings to 100, outdoor to 200 from March 1

Data | COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and Punjab increase sharply

The average number of tests conducted in February reduced compared to January in both States After peaking in mid-September 2020, the number of COVID-19 cases in India has been consistently declining. However, in the past week, some States have reversed this trend. In Maharashtra and Punjab, new cases have surged. Alarmingly, cases increased in February … Read more Data | COVID-19 cases in Maharashtra and Punjab increase sharply

Cases rise for 9th day, longest rise since Sept | India News – Times of India

The seven-day rolling average of daily Covid cases rose for the ninth consecutive day, crossing 13,000 on Tuesday, in the most sustained surge in the pandemic in the country since infections peaked in mid-September last year. The seven-day daily average has risen by more than 1,800 cases, going from 11,430 on February 14 to 13,267 … Read more Cases rise for 9th day, longest rise since Sept | India News – Times of India

Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Thousands of farmers have been camping at three Delhi border points — Singhu, Tikri and Ghazipur — for nearly 90 days Agitating farmer union on February 23 objected to Delhi Police putting posters that allegedly warned off protesters at the Tikri border site, even as the force claimed these were not new and only informed … Read more Farmers’ protest | Agitating farmer unions object to Delhi Police posters at Tikri protest site

Amarinder Singh, Mamata Banerjee Likely to Skip Niti Aayog Meet Chaired by PM Modi Today: Sources

File photo of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh The Niti Aayog’s governing council meets regularly. This will be the sixth meeting of the government think tank’s apex body. News18.com Last Updated: February 20, 2021, 07:43 IST FOLLOW US ON: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is indisposed and unlikely to attend Saturday’s meeting of the Niti … Read more Amarinder Singh, Mamata Banerjee Likely to Skip Niti Aayog Meet Chaired by PM Modi Today: Sources

‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

According to a senior police officer, additional staff has been deployed at several points near railway tracks and patrolling has also been increased The Delhi Police on February 18 tightened security in several parts of the national capital, especially near railway tracks, in view of the “rail roko” (rail blockade) called by the farmer groups … Read more ‘Rail Roko’ protest: Delhi Police steps up security near tracks

Congress Retains Hold in Punjab Civic Body Polls; Farmers’ Protests Mar BJP’s Performance

In what can be seen as a major boost to Congress ahead of Punjab assembly elections 2022, the ruling party in the state on Wednesday won six municipal corporations and emerged as the largest party in the seventh, sweeping the urban body polls held against the backdrop of the farmers’ agitation. The Congress party has … Read more Congress Retains Hold in Punjab Civic Body Polls; Farmers’ Protests Mar BJP’s Performance

Your protest has brought new ray of hope: Maulana Sajjad Nomani to farmers | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: The ongoing farmers’ protest against the three farm laws has brought a new ray of hope against injustice in the country, Maulana Sajjad Nomani said on Monday. The spokesperson of All India Muslim Personal Law Board was speaking at the Singhu border, one of the major sites of the farmers’ agitation. “So many … Read more Your protest has brought new ray of hope: Maulana Sajjad Nomani to farmers | India News – Times of India

Centre has spent Rs 7.95 crore on campaign to bust myths about farm laws: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar

NEW DELHI: The Centre has spent over Rs 7.95 crore in five months till January for a publicity campaign to bust myths about the new farm laws, agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar informed Parliament on Friday. Out of this, the information and broadcasting ministry committed Rs 7,25,57,246 for release of advertisements between September 2020 and … Read more Centre has spent Rs 7.95 crore on campaign to bust myths about farm laws: Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar