Charanjit Singh Channi

Punjab CM Channi wants to pursue PhD in Mahabharata, says will set up research centre on Hindu epics

The CM said the research centre will showcase the message of the three Hindu texts.

Nov 28, 2021, 19:50 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu's latest threat to Charanjit Singh Channi government: Will go on hunger strike

Sidhu said that he would sit on a hunger strike if chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi does not open files relating to sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib and the sale of intoxicants.

Nov 25, 2021, 19:19 PM IST

Navjot Sidhu threatens hunger strike against Channi government

Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu has once again opened a front against the Channi government. Sidhu has demanded to make public the report of the sacrilege, drugs case. He has said that if this report is not made public then he will go on hunger strike.

Nov 25, 2021, 17:26 PM IST

Arvind Kejriwal takes on Congress in Punjab, announces big plans for state's teachers - 5 points

From taking on the Charanjit Singh Channi government in Punab to announcing his plans to transform the education sector in the state, the Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader spoke about his vision for the state ahead of next year's Assembly polls

Nov 23, 2021, 15:37 PM IST

Memorial in the name of farmers' agitation will be set up in Punjab: CM Charanjit Singh Channi

"After Independence, if there was any big struggle, it was this (farmers' agitation against three farm laws) which strengthened the democratic system in the country," Channi said while announcing his decision on memorial

Nov 20, 2021, 09:56 AM IST

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi-led delegation pays obeisance at Kartarpur Sahib

A delegation of Punjab Cabinet led by CM Charanjit Singh Channi paid obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal, Pakistan on Thursday. 

Nov 18, 2021, 18:39 PM IST

Punjab cabinet to be part of first jatha to visit Kartarpur Sahib: CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Tuesday that the Union government has decided to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib corridor from Wednesday.

Nov 16, 2021, 16:20 PM IST

Punjab govt to give Rs 2 lakh to 83 arrested by Delhi Police for Jan 26 violence: Channi

Channi has been taking some radical decisions in recent times keeping the forthcoming assembly elections in mind.

Nov 12, 2021, 22:36 PM IST

Declare Batala a district before 552nd birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev: Congress MP Partap Singh Bajwa urges Punjab CM

“I have urged the government to dedicate the creation of the district of Batala to the 552nd Parkash Purab (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev Ji which is being celebrated on November 19,” Bajwa said.

Nov 11, 2021, 15:56 PM IST

Mayawati's big announcement, BSP to not have poll agreement with any party in Assembly elections 2022

BSP supremo and Ex UP CM Mayawati announced that her party will not be collaborating with any other party in the upcoming Assembly polls in Uttar Prades in 2022.

Nov 09, 2021, 09:14 AM IST

Punjab cuts petrol, diesel prices by Rs 10 and Rs 5 per litre from tonight

"We have decided to decrease petrol and diesel prices by Rs 10 per litre and Rs 5 per litre, respectively, to be effective from midnight today," Charanjit Singh Channi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

Nov 07, 2021, 15:00 PM IST

I may be poor but not weak, sacrilege & drugs issues will be resolved: Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

In reply to Navjot Singh Sidhu's comments on sacrilege and drug trafficking issues, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi retorted that "I may be poor but not weak" and assured matters will be resolved.

Nov 06, 2021, 21:54 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu refutes differences with Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi, says ‘nothing personal’

Navjot Singh Sidhu said, "I have no differences with Charanjit Channi, not at all. Whatever I do is for Punjab. I stand for Punjab. Punjab is my soul."

Nov 06, 2021, 07:03 AM IST

'All is well': Navjot Singh Sidhu, Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi put up united face during Congress strategy meet

Sidhu and Channi had not been on the same page over certain appointments which led to unease between them. ‘All is well’, Sidhu told reporters after the meeting. A party MLA said Sidhu and Channi told the meeting they will work with each other and fight the upcoming elections together.

Nov 03, 2021, 11:31 AM IST

As infighting in Punjab Congress continues, Navjot Singh Sidhu slams CM Channi for offering 'lollipops'

His attack against his own government in Punjab came after the Chief Minister announced 11 per cent hike in dearness allowance for state government employees and slashed power rates by Rs 3 per unit for the domestic sector.

Nov 02, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

Punjab hikes DA of government employees to 28 per cent

The decision was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.

Nov 01, 2021, 20:51 PM IST

Punjab govt slashes power tariff by Rs 3 ahead of 2022 assembly polls

The total annual financial burden on the state exchequer would be approximately Rs 3,316 crore due to this tariff rationalisation.

Nov 01, 2021, 19:52 PM IST

Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi decides to call special Assembly session on Nov 8

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi  said, "We demand the Centre abolish farm laws by November 8 or else, we will abolish them at the special session on November 8."

Oct 27, 2021, 13:24 PM IST

Resolution demanding rollback of Centre’s BSF order passed at all-party meet in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi asserted that it was matter related to the state and that law and order is a state subject. 

Oct 25, 2021, 17:15 PM IST

'We promised, we delivered': Punjab govt waives pending water, power bills

The Punjab Cabinet also decided to reduce water usage charges to Rs 50 per month for domestic connections of all categories having plot size above 125 square yards in municipal councils and Nagar Panchayats and Municipal Corporations.

Oct 19, 2021, 07:41 AM IST