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SAD workers led by Sukhbir Badal gherao Punjab CM's residence

Chandigarh/UNI: The activists of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), led by their president Sukhbir Singh Badal, on Saturday 'gheraoed' the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi here.

Punjab Congress mulls roping in Prashant Kishor who predicted BJP's long run

Chandigarh/IBNS: Even as former political strategist Prashant Kishor recently predicted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s long run in Indian politics, the Punjab Congress is mulling taking his help to fight the upcoming crucial assembly elections in the state.

Punjab: Cabinet slashes power tariff for domestic consumers

Chandigarh/UNI: The Punjab Cabinet on Monday decided to reduce the power tariff for domestic sector consumers having connected load upto 7kw by Rs 3 per unit. As a result of this, 69 lakhs Domestic Consumers out of total 71.75 lakh are going to get benefited.

Captain Amarinder Singh says Punjab CM 'misleading' farmers with 'false promises'

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had not spoken out against his successor after his unceremonious exit in September - until today.

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to float his party ahead of polls, BJP jibe from Navjot Sidhu

Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Wednesday said he will float his own party, with few months left for the next state elections.

BJP accepts Amarinder Singh's offer for alliance ahead of Punjab polls

Chandigarh/IBNS: A day after former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh announced that he will launch a new political party and is open for "seat arrangements" with the Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of the state assembly elections, the BJP accepted his "friend request".

SAD not to ally with BJP that backstabbed Punjab and defamed Punjabis: Harsimrat Badal

Jalandhar/UNI: Former Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Wednesday said that Shiromani Akali Dal will not align with any party (indicating the Bharatiya Janata Party) which has backstabbed Punjab and defamed Punjabi besides endangering its agriculture and economy.

Navjot Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi amid Punjab Congress turmoil

New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu met senior party leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday amid a continued turmoil  in the state and a day after the former signalled an apparent climbdown from his resignation.

Charanjit Channi lashes out at Centre's move to extend BSF's jurisdiction along 3 border states

New Delhi/IBNS: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday slammed the Centre's move to extend Border Security Force (BSF)'s jurisdiction over a wider belt along the borders of three states.

Former PM Manmohan Singh hospitalised with fever and weakness

New Delhi/IBNS: Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was on Wednesday evening hospitalised after he complained of fever and weakness.

Sidhu likely to continue as Punjab Congress chief, says his aide: Report

Chandigarh/IBNS: As Navjot Sidhu accepted the olive branch extended by Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi two days after he stepped down as the state Congress chief, an aide of the disgruntled leader said he may backtrack on his resignation and lead the party in the next year's assembly elections, according to media reports.

Amarinder Singh meets NSA Ajit Doval a day after calling on Amit Shah

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the political turmoil in the northern state of Punjab, former state Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh Thursday met National Security Adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval, a day after calling on Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) strongman Amit Shah.

Amid Punjab Congress crisis, Navjot Singh Sidhu to meet Charanjit Singh Channi today

Chandigarh/IBNS: Amid the ongoing crisis within the Congress' Punjab unit, rebel leader Navjot Singh Sidhu will be meeting state Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi Thursday.

'I am not rigid... let's talk': Punjab CM's attempt to placate irate Sidhu

Chandigarh/IBNS: New Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi Wednesday said he has reached out to Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the state Congress chief yesterday, to address the disgruntled leader's concerns, media reports said.

Punjab Cabinet expansion: 15 ministers take oath

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi inducted 15 ministers in his cabinet on Sunday.