H Khogen Singh

Punjab polls: Jobs and development on voters' lips, not caste

With the Congress making Charanjit Singh Channi the chief minister, the state’s first Scheduled Caste at the helm, it has added a whole new electoral dimension this time.

19 Feb 2022

Assembly polls 2022: Sand mining storm sweeps netas, not voters in Punjab

For voters it is just a subset of larger issue of corruption in high places

17 Feb 2022

'Don’t know where Amritsar East is and don’t care': Punjab youth largely cynical of parties, polls

As parties fail to address unemployment and drug menace, youngsters in the state look for opportunities abroad.

16 Feb 2022

Punjab elections: Unlike 2017, sacrilege not a burning poll issue anymore in the state

Employment, development and end of drug problem bigger concerns for voters in Punjab this time around.

15 Feb 2022

Punjab elections: Class divide over Delhi model of governance

Having tried Congress, Akalis and BJP, rural voters look up to AAP

13 Feb 2022

Punjab elections 2022: Citizens of Malwa districts yearn for change in battleground region

The badlav chahiye sentiment is almost all-pervasive, at least in the rural parts of Punjab's Malwa region that has 69 of the 117 seats in the assembly.

12 Feb 2022

Farmers conquered Delhi durbar, now seek to win Punjab hearts

Sans structure or cadre, Sanyukt Samaj Morcha of 22 farmer unions tests poll waters

11 Feb 2022

Nagaland and the perils of a militaristic approach

An iron-fisted response leaves little space for understanding the underlying causes of an insurgency and can lead to tragedies such as the one witnessed in Nagaland.

11 Dec 2021

‘Decision to expand taken after Bengal elections’

Trinamool Congress has a right to expand outside West Bengal, senior party leader and Member of Parliament Saugata Roy tells H Khogen Singh.

28 Nov 2021

Will fight lure of guns with sports: J&K police chief

The police chief said in the past they had even organised sporting events in which four teams from downtown Srinagar, where separatist and militant ideology run high, participated.

02 Sep 2021