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Former Punjab Congress leader Sunil Jakhar joins BJP

Chandigarh: Days after resigning from Congress, former Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar joined the BJP on Thursday. He was inducted into the Saffron party in presence of BJP national president JP Nadda. Sunil Jakhar had announced his resignation from the party via Facebook Live on Saturday. “Three generations of my family served the Congress party...

Amarinder Singh calls Bhagwant Mann a rubber stamp

Cites Kejriwal’s chairing meeting of Punjab electricity department officers as proof Chandigarh: A day after AAP national convener and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal chaired a meeting with officers of the Punjab electricity department, former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh took a jibe at him and incumbent state CM Bhagwant Mann. In a tweet on...

Was requested by Pak PM to reinstate Sidhu as minister, claims Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday claimed that he had got a call on behalf the Pakistan prime minister requesting him to reinstate Navjyot Singh Sidhu in his cabinet. He made the revelation at a press conference to announce seat sharing arrangement between his party and the BJP. Talking about it, Amarinder...

Drone from Pak side caught in Punjab; Amarinder asks CM to ‘stop doing bhangra all day’

Chandigarh: The Border Security Force captured a drone that was flying at a low height in the border area of Ferozpur in Punjab on Friday night. The Made-in-China hexacopter had entered India from Pakistan side, said a senior BSF officer, adding that they are supervising search operation in the area. The drone was reportedly 300...

Amarinder Singh joins hands with BJP for Punjab polls

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has confirmed the alliance with BJP for Assembly elections in the state. He met BJP’s Punjab in-charge Gajendra Singh Shekhawat in Delhi on Friday. Amarinder Singh had resigned from the CM’s post in September this year citing insult. He was succeeded by Charanjit Singh Channi. After...

Former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to float new political party

Chandigarh: Amid speculations, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced on Wednesday that he would form a new political party. The name of the new party will be announced once it is cleared by the Election Commission, Amarinder Singh said at a press conference in Chandigarh, adding that his lawyers were working on it....

Will Modi’s show of ‘affection’ hamper Gehlot’s prospects in Rajasthan?

Political Correspondent, Jaipur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi showered praises on Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot during the virtual inauguration of several projects in the state recently. This open display of affection has not escaped the attention of political observers. More than the camaraderie itself, it is the timing of such a show that has triggered...

Can Rahul Gandhi use Punjab crisis to rebuild Congress?

After the exit of Sidhu and Amarinder Singh, Rahul Gandhi now has a chance to build a stronger team in Punjab Political Correspondent, Jaipur: Congress is facing an internal crisis in Punjab. Its top leaders, Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjyot Singh Sidhu, have stepped down from their respective positions as chief minister and state party...

After Amit Shah, Amarinder Singh meets NSA Ajit Doval

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s movements in Delhi continue to keep the suspense around his intentions alive. A day after meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah, Amarinder Singh met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Thursday morning. This is his first visit to Delhi after quitting from the CM’s post. Amarinder Singh...

Newly inducted Punjab Cabinet minister Razia Sultana resigns ‘in solidarity with Sidhu’

Chandigarh: Hours after Navjyot Singh Sidhu resigned from the post of Punjab Congress president, Cabinet minister Razia Sultana stepped down from her post “in solidarity with” Sidhu. Sultana had taken oath as the Cabinet minister in the newly formed Punjab Cabinet led by Charanjit Singh Channi. Ironically, her resignation comes just hours after she was...

Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress president; ‘he is not stable,’ says Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: The turmoil within the ruling Congress in Punjab refuses to subside. Just 10 days after Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the chief minister of Punjab, the state’s Congress president Navjyot Singh Sidhu, too, quit from his post. After the news broke out, Amarinder Singh tweeted, “I told you so…he is not a stable man...

Punjab: Rahul Gandhi to attend Charanjit Singh Channi’s swearing-in on Monday

Chandigarh: Congress leader and MP Rahul Gandhi will attend the swearing-in ceremony of Charanjit Singh Channi as the new chief minister of Punjab in Chandigarh on Monday. The swearing-in will take place at 11 am. The confirmation comes after earlier reports that Rahul Gandhi was unlikely to attend the ceremony. Charanjit Singh Channi’s name was...