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Navjot Singh Sidhu threatens to go into 'hunger strike' against Punjab govt

Chandigarh/IBNS: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu continued his campaign against the Charanjit Singh Channi government on Thursday, threatening that he will go on a hunger strike if the reports on drugs menace and the 2015 sacrilege of the Guru Granth Sahib were not made public. 

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.

State must come back to real issues: Punjab Congress chief Sidhu

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.

'Arrogance of abbot sitting in power hurt': Congress slams Amarinder Singh for meeting Amit Shah

New Delhi/IBNS: The Congress party has lashed out at former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah amid speculations of a camp change.

Congress crisis: G-23 leaders shoot new letter to Sonia Gandhi saying 'we are not Ji Huzoor-23'

New Delhi/IBNS: As the Congress is struggling to combat the crisis in Punjab, the G-23 leaders, a group of 23 party dissidents, on Wednesday wrote a new letter to interim president Sonia Gandhi questioning the decisions taken at the top.

'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.

In solidarity with Sidhu, Punjab cabinet minister Razia Sultana resigns

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.

Punjab cabinet reshuffle in trouble after MLAs oppose inclusion of 'tainted' MLA

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.

Charanjit Singh Channi becomes new Punjab CM; appointment of two deputies likely

Chandigarh/IBNS: After three days of high drama, Congress named Charanjit Singh Channi the chief minister of Punjab as the party struggled to restore control in the northern state after a "humiliated" Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the chief minister. The party is likely to appoint two deputy chief ministers apart from Singh's replacement.

Charanjit Singh Channi to be next Punjab Chief Minister, says Congress

Chandigarh/IBNS: Congress declared Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Punjab Chief Minister.

Amarinder Singh is a 'head of family' for us: Sukhjinder Randhava

Chandigarh/UNI: Congress leader Sukhjinder Randhava, who is likely to become the next chief minister of Punjab, on Sunday said he considers Captain Amarinder Singh like a "head of the family" for Punjab Congress.

Navjot Sidhu was not the ultimate choice of Congress leadership as Punjab CM

Chandigarh/UNI: Punjab Congress Legislature Party (CLP) meeting scheduled to be held for the second consecutive day on Sunday to elect a new leader of the CLP was deferred till further instructions from the party leadership.

Anguished at political events of last 5 months, Amarinder wrote to Sonia before quitting

Chandigarh/UNI: Hours before he formally submitted his resignation on Saturday to the Governor, Capt Amarinder Singh had written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, apprising her of his decision, while expressing anguish at the political events of the last about five months, which, he said, were clearly “not based on full understanding of the national imperatives of Punjab and its key concerns.”

Hope Amarinder Singh works in interest of party: Ashok Gehlot

New Delhi/IBNS: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday urged his colleague and former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to "continue working keeping the party's interest above everything else".

78 Congress MLAs attend meet to ask Sonia Gandhi choose new Punjab CM

Chandigarh/UNI: A meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) held on Saturday evening was attended by 78 out of 80 MLAs, who unanimously passed two resolutions - on thanking the outgoing chief minister Amarinder Singh, and the second asking party president Sonia Gandhi to chose his successor.