Punjab CM Amarinder Singh resigns with Council of Ministers; Says “felt humiliated”
After months of fighting and reconciliation with his other congressional leaders, the Punjab Prime Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, submitted his resignation along with that of his Council of Ministers to the Governor of Banwarilal Purohit State. Captain Amarinder Singh was accompanied to the Raj Bhawan by his wife Preneet Kaur and his advisor Raveen Thukral. Before leaving for the Raj Bhawan, Amarinder Singh held a meeting with his Council of Ministers.
Babul Supriyo joins TMC and makes it clear that there is no policy of revenge against BJP
After the former BJP leader Babul Supriyo announced his political comeback with the Trinamool Congress on Saturday, September 18, he made it clear in a press conference that he would not admit to the “politics of vengeance”. He added that he had no harsh feelings towards the BJP and said the decision to abandon politics earlier was made because he believed that his efforts to develop West Bengal had come to a standstill for the past seven years came.
Income Tax Service claims Sonu Sood and his employees evaded the Rs 20 Cr tax and are making a statement
The Income Tax Service, which carried out multiple searches and seizures of various premises related to Bollywood actor Sonu Sood, has found “incriminating evidence” of tax evasion amounting to Rs 20 crore. According to a statement from the Treasury Department, a total of 28 premises in Mumbai, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jaipur, Delhi and Gurgaon were found in the search, in which Sonu Soods allegedly unproven revenue in the form of forged unsecured loans and entities.
“Experience a fever”: PM Modi mocks opposition after record vaccination numbers on September 17th
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to health care workers and vaccine recipients in Goa on Saturday, September 18, via videoconference. Interacting with the doctors present at the event, PM Modi inquired about the side effects of the COVID vaccine and went on to comment that a certain political party had shown some reaction following the success of the Indian vaccination campaign.
Punjab power tussle | Sirsa dubs Capt Amarinder’s offer to resign “Save-Grace,” says the removal is inevitable
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa responded to Captain Amarinder Singh’s offer to resign as Punjab CM, claiming that there had been talks to remove him from his post prior to his proposal. Akali Dal’s leader announced that the CLP meeting, later convened by the High Command of Congress at 5 p.m. today, was convened for the same purpose. The leader claimed Amarinder Singh tried to save a face by making his offer to resign as his removal was inevitable.
“The whole world is one family”: Rajnath Singh on the receipt of water from 115 nations for Ram Mandir
At an event organized to get water from 115 nations for Ayodhya Ram Temple, Defense Minister Rajnath Singh announced that India is the only country where the wise men regard the whole world as one family and therefore water from all nations is gathered to present the message of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’. On August 5, 2020, the foundation stone for the Ram Mandir was laid in Ayodhya by order of the Supreme Court.
BJP appoints Sarbananda Sonowal, L Murugan as a candidate for RS Bypolls in Assam & MP
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) announced its candidates for the upcoming by-elections of Rajya Sabha in Assam and Madhya Pradesh on Saturday. The party announced in a press release on September 18 that the BJP would appoint the Union Minister for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Sarbananda Sonowal as a party candidate for Assam and Minister of State (MoS) Dr. L. Murugan as a candidate for Madhya Pradesh.
Antony Blinken discusses China, Afghanistan and Iran with British counterpart Elizabeth Truss
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken met Elizabeth Truss, the newly appointed British Secretary of State, on September 17 and discussed many relevant topics including Afghanistan, China and Iran. This information was provided by State Department spokesman Ned Price. Blinken congratulated Truss on his appointment and emphasized the importance of the bilateral partnership between the US and the UK.
Ministry of Health, NITI Aayog, launch COVID vaccination learning exchange platform “CoVLEx”
NITI Aayog and the Union Department of Health launched a USAID-funded initiative called City-to-City COVID-19 Vaccination Learning Exchange (CoVLEx) on September 18 to begin an exchange of ideas and insights on how to respond to a pandemic and build a global knowledge management platform for COVID-19 vaccinations.
T20 World Cup: India will face England and Australia in the warm-up games on October 18th and 20th
Before starting their campaign against arch-rivals Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, India, led by Virat Kohli, competed in warm-ups against England and Australia. The game against England would be on October 18th and the game against Australia on October 20th.