13 doctors make it to Punjab assembly; vow to strengthen health infrastructure

Punjab’s health system could go under the knife with 13 doctors making it to the state assembly this election, including 10 from the AAP which is set to form the next government. “I feel the way the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worked in Delhi in various sectors, particularly health, instilled confidence among doctors. The doctors … Read more

Modi slams Channi’s ‘Bhaiye’ remark at Punjab election rally

Prime Minister Narendra Modi slammed Punjab chief minister Charanjeet Singh Channi for his remarks that “bhaiye” from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Delhi will not rule over the state, asking if they will also turn out Sant Ravidas and Guru Govind Singh who were born in Varanasi and Patna respectively. Addressing an election rally at Abohar … Read more

Punjab CM expresses regret after PM cuts short visit

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday expressed regret after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had to cut short his visit to the state, but asserted that there was no security lapse. Modi, who landed in Bathinda and had to take the road route to Hussainiwala in Ferozepur because of the inclement weather, was stuck … Read more

PM Modi security breach: Amarinder Singh calls for President’s rule in Punjab

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday called for President’s rule in the state after a breach was reported in Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s security. Amarinder said Channi government had utterly failed in ensuring law and order in the state. Modi on Wednesday returned without addressing a rally in the poll-bound state after his … Read more

Enough evidence against Majithia; won’t spare those involved in drug racket: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Friday said SAD leader Bikram Singh Majithia has been booked in a drug case as there is enough evidence against him and an STF report points to it. The CM also vowed to catch the “big fish” involved in the drug racket and slammed his predecessor Amarinder Singh, … Read more

Channi meets Rahul after Amarinder’s announcement on floating his own political party

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi met former Congress president Rahul Gandhi here on Thursday and the two leaders are learnt to have discussed the political situation in the state and the party’s prospects in next year’s Assembly polls. Channi is also learnt to have apprised Gandhi of the pro-people measures taken by his government … Read more

All matters will be resolved, says Channi after Sidhu flags issues in letter to Sonia Gandhi

All matters will be resolved and the party’s agenda implemented, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said on Monday, a day after the Congress‘ Punjab unit chief made public his letter to Sonia Gandhi flagging several issues. On Sunday evening, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi held a meeting with Sidhu. Minister Pargat Singh, considered … Read more