TWO months after taking over as Punjab Congress president, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday suddenly announced his resignation, pushing the party into a crisis months ahead of Assembly elections. Hours later, cabinet minister Razia Sultana and two-state congress office bearers also stepped down in support of Sidhu. The cricketer-turned-politician’s resignation came soon after the allocation of portfolios to the members of the state cabinet led by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.
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Personal criticism of Vijay, film fraternity wrong, says counsel
A Division Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday reserved its verdict on an appeal by actor Vijay to remove the comments made against him by a Single-member Bench in July 2021.
Rift wide open in Opposition ahead of Assembly polls
THE rift in the opposition ranks is widening ahead of the poll season as seen in Goa and Bihar, leaving a section of allies worried that this could only benefit the BJP which is in power in most of the poll-bound states.
Stalin calls upon banks to liberally lend loans to redeem TN's economy
CHIEF Minister MK Stalin on Monday called upon the banks to join hands with the State government in its efforts to redeem the economy of the State affected by the Covid-19. He urged banks to help the government improve the lives of the poor and downtrodden by liberally extending loans and financial assistance to them.
Respond to plea challenging State law, govt told
The Madras High Court asked the State to respond to a writ petition challenging the constitutional validity of the Tamil Nadu Regulation and Rights and Responsibilities of Landlords and Tenants Act (TNRRRLT), 2017.
It's online edu all over again for first-year engg students
AFTER studying Class 12 entirely online, students are eagerly awaiting in-person college life. But the wait is set to be longer for most students pursuing engineering, as several colleges have decided to conduct first-year classes online.
Purvanchal key to BJP poll strategy after farm unrest, Lakhimpur row
PM Modi’s second trip to the region within five days shows its importance in UP elections
Functionaries will take a call on Sasi's re-entry: OPS
AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam on Monday set tongues wagging in political circles by saying party functionaries would take a call on the induction of VK Sasikala, close aide of late CM J Jayalalithaa, into the party. The statement evoked sharp reactions from senior party colleagues.
Free treatment up to ₹10L: Priyanka
LUCKNOW: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra promised free medical treatment of up to 10 lakh to people of Uttar Pradesh if her party is voted to power.
Sidhu Bats For ‘Real Issues', Tewari Fumes
AMID the war of words between Congress leaders and Amarinder Singh over his friendship with a Pakistan-based journalist, Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu asserted that Punjab must come back to its real issues which concern people.
U'khand Residents Complain Of Laxity In Relief Operation
EVEN as search for the missing trekkers continues in rainbattered Uttarakhand, complaints of mismanagement, lack of coordination and irregularities in relief work have started emerging from disaster stricken areas while people are still struggling to pick up pieces of life.
More Debt Ceiling Drama
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The National Interest: Jonathan Chait
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Go Big or Go Home
Joe Biden tackled Covid and an economic crisis in his first 100 days. It won’t get easier from herea
Does Congressman Andy Harris represent the future or end of the Maryland GOP?
Fear of a Digital Dollar
Central bankers are looking at virtual currencies that could work without banks
CONGRESS TO PRESS BIG TECH CEOS OVER SPEECH, MISINFORMATION
The CEOs of social media giants Facebook, Twitter and Google face a new grilling by Congress Thursday, one focused on their efforts to prevent their platforms from spreading falsehoods and inciting violence.
Federal Debt: A Heavy Load
The debt continues to grow, but record-low interest rates could ease the long-term damage.
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ARMED WITH THE CONSTITUTION, THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, AND THE FAR- REACHING GUARANTEES OF LIBERTY AND EQUALITY THAT THEY CONTAINED, DOUGLASS TOOK THE FIGHT DIRECTLY TO THE SLAVEHOLDERS.
Pack the Supreme Court, Or Strip Its Powers?
A proposal to restrict the court’s authority over certain laws stirs interest on the left
The Case Against Trump | Donald Trump Is an Enemy of Freedom
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