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.
New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had not spoken out against his successor after his unceremonious exit in September - until today.
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/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.
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.
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: 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.
Chandigarh/IBNS: Congress declared Charanjit Singh Channi as the next Punjab Chief Minister.
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.
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.
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.”
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".
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.