Chandigarh/UNI: The Congress on Saturday released its first list of 86 candidates for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.
New Delhi/IBNS: The Punjab government on Saturday moved the Supreme Court, challenging the Centre's extension of the Border Security Force's jurisdiction from the International border.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab's Advocate-General APS Deol had resigned to CM Charanjit Singh Channi on November 1, state Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi told reporters this evening, with Navjot Singh Sidhu by his side.
Chandigarh/UNI: A day after Punjab Advocate General (AG) APS Deol attacked Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President Navjot Singh Sidhu, the PPCC chief hit back at the senior advocate in a thread of twelve tweets.
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.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday said he has floated his own party -- the Punjab Lok Congress and the party's registration is pending with the Election Commission of India.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday said the state must "come back" to its real issues that matter to every Punjabi and concerns the future generations.
New Delhi/UNI: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has written a letter to Congress president Sonia Gandhi seeking a meeting to present "13 points agenda" as part of election manifesto for the upcoming assembly election in Punjab.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has alleged that those responsible for resolving crisis in the state Congress covered their failure with preposterous lies.
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.
Chandigarh/IBNS: The Congress high command is working on a "Plan B" to appoint a new Punjab Congress chief after Navjot Sidhu stepped down from the post, sending a clear message that no one is indispensable to the party, according to media reports.
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.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Merely two days after taking oath as a cabinet minister in the Punjab government, Razia Sultana resigned in "solidarity with Navjot Sidhu" who stepped down as Punjab Congress chief earlier today.
Chandigarh: Cabinet formation in Punjab ran into troubled waters Sunday, just hours before the oath ceremony scheduled at 4.30 pm, after six MLAs wrote to state Congress chief Navjot Sidhu to oppose the "proposed inclusion of tainted Rana Gurjeet Singh" in new Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's government.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh gave his best wishes to Charanjit Singh Channi, whose name was announced for the top job following a meeting of Congress MLAs this evening.