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IT department tightens noose around Channi’s nephew, all set to register case under Benami Act

NEW DELHI: In what spells more trouble for Bhupinder Singh ‘Honey’, nephew of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, who has been arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in illegal mining case, the Income Tax department is also set to register a case against him under Benami Act. According to the IT department sources, the …

Who is Separatist-turned-Terrorist Altaf Bhat?

SRINAGAR: Two months after Jammu and Kashmir State Investigation Agency (SIA) booked separatist-turned-terrorist Zafar Akbar Bhat in a case of selling of MBBS seats in Pakistan, his brother Altaf Bhat is booked by Pakistan’s Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) in a huge graft case. The FIA has filed a graft case against Altaf and 17 others …

Mussoorie Demands More Development, Proper Medical Facilities To Improve Tourism

MUSSOORIE: While the temperature in this hilly town remains chillingly low, the political temperature is soaring as the assembly elections are just less than a week away. People here feel that issues of parking and nationalism will echo in Mussoorie. The New Indian team visited Mussoorrie and spoke to a host of locals and shopkeepers, …

Punjab Wants ‘Gareeb Ghar Ka CM’, and It Is Channi: Rahul Gandhi

LUDHIANA: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the party’s chief ministerial for Punjab ahead of the 2022 assembly elections. Addressing a virtual rally in Ludhiana named ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’, Rahul Gandhi said, “A leader cannot be made in 10 to 15 days but it take years of hard work, …

GROUND REPORT: In Lambi, SAD’s Patriarch Prakash Singh Badal Faces Tough Test Again

LAMBI (PUNJAB): Even as Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) patriarch Prakash Singh Badal has remained undefeated from Lambi assembly constituency since 1997, this time he is facing a stiff challenge on his home turf from Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress . Locals here say they want a change this time but Badal’s loyalists remain …