The unprecedented breach in the security of the Prime Minister of India has left the entire nation shocked and aggrieved. It is difficult to believe that the cavalcade of the world's most popular leader gets stranded for more than twenty minutes over a flyover merely ten kilometers away from the Pakistan border. Historically speaking, India has never witnessed a security lapse of such a magnitude where busloads of protestors brazenly obstruct the PM's convoy. The casual and high-handed manner in which the security of the PM was handled is even more shameful and raises serious doubts upon the intention of the Congress government in Punjab.
The absence of the Chief Minister, DGP and Chief Secretary of Punjab for the customary reception of PM, false assurances of route clearance given by DGP and refusal by CM Channi to get on the phone for resolving the issue goes fundamentally against the ethos of democracy and is sufficient to raise a cloud of suspicion.
Unsurprisingly, after the inexplicable dereliction of duty by Punjab Administration and Police, defiance of all the existing protocols and sheer disrespect of the Constitutional authority, the Congress regime made a mockery of the incident.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the newspaper
WANTED TO FINISH ON GOOD NOTE: PBKS' HARPREET BRAR AFTER WIN OVER SRH
Punjab Kings' all-rounder Harpreet Brar, whose three-wicket haul helped his team in defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad by five wickets, expressed that he was looking forward to ending the season of IPL 2022 on a good note.
Malaysia and Korea post big wins on opening day of Asia Cup 2022
With World Cup ticket at stake, Malaysia and Korea made a winning start to their campaign here on the opening day of the Asia Cup at the GBK Arena, Jakarta on Monday.
Study finds air pollution linked to fatal heart rhythm disorder
According to new research by the scientific congress of the European Society of Cardiology, life-threatening arrhythmias are more common on days with highly polluted air (ESC).
VIRAL INFECTION DURING PREGNANCY AFFECTS MATERNAL CARE BEHAVIOUR
As per new research by the Medical University of Vienna, viral infections during pregnancy affect the mother's brain and her aftercare behaviour.
'PROVIDE RIGHTS TO WOMEN BASED ON AFGHAN CULTURE, ISLAMIC VALUES'
TALIBAN'S SENIOR LEADER
ARCTIC REGION TURNING INTO INT'L THEATER OF MILITARY OPERATIONS: RUSSIAN FM
Helsinki and Stockholm handed over their applications for NATO membership to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday.
U.S. PREPARED TO GET MILITARILY INVOLVED TO DEFEND TAIWAN IN CASE OF INVASION: BIDEN
US President Joe Biden said that Washington is ready to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan in the event of invasion on Monday.
Bengal cannot be won with good speeches: Arjun Singh
Before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Arjun Singh left the TMC and joined the BJP.
MANN DIRECTS CIVIL AVIATION DEPT TO TIE UP WITH CENTRAL MINISTRY, START INT'L FLIGHTS
CM presses for cargo flights to make Punjab open market to supplement farmers' income.
NAVJOT SINGH SIDHU TAKEN TO HOSPITAL FOR MEDICAL CHECK-UP
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu leaves after his medical checkup at Rajindra Hospital, in Patiala on Monday.
CRYPTO COMES TO WASHINGTON. WILL THE MILLIONS BUY INFLUENCE?
Erin Houchin braced for the worst when a mysterious, well-financed group started buying television ads last month in her highly competitive southern Indiana congressional race.
BIDEN ANNOUNCES PROGRAM OFFERING DISCOUNTED INTERNET SERVICE
President Joe Biden announced that 20 internet companies have agreed to provide discounted service to people with low incomes, a program that could effectively make tens of millions of households eligible for free service through an already existing federal subsidy.
OUR ABORTION STORIES
With abortion rights under attack, ELLE brought together five members of Congress perhaps most qualified to discuss the issue— because they’ve been there themselves.
WHITE HOUSE SEEKS MORE POWER TO COUNTER USE OF DRONES IN US
The Biden administration is calling on Congress to expand authority for federal and local governments to take action to counter the nefarious use in the U.S. of drones, which are becoming a growing security concern and nuisance.
IN AMERICA, A FEW DAYS IN MARCH 2020 ECHO TWO YEARS LATER
The conversations went like this: It will be just a few days. It can be kept at bay. There will be some inconvenience, sure, but the world will merely be paused — just a short break, out of an abundance of caution, and certainly not any kind of major grinding to a halt. Certainly not for two years.
FED TO ACCELERATE WITHDRAWAL OF ECONOMIC AID AS PRICES SURGE
Under Chair Jerome Powell, the Federal Reserve is poised this week to execute a sharp turn toward tighter interest-rate policies with inflation accelerating and unemployment falling faster than expected.
Lower Taxes on Your RMDs
When you turn 72, you’ll have to start taking minimum distributions from your IRA and 401(k). These strategies will help trim Uncle Sam’s take.
Congress Just Can't Quit Facebook
Lawmakers of both parties assail the tech giant but are hooked on its core product
More Debt Ceiling Drama
The national pastime is back, but this time Democrats can finally break the cycle
The National Interest: Jonathan Chait
Biden’s Everything Bill The sweeping $3.5 trillion package is so big it might paradoxically be passable.