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Uttarakhand: Expelled BJP minister Harak Singh Rawat returns to Congress

Harak Singh Rawat’s daughter-in-law Anukriti Gosayin, too, joins Congress with him Dehradun: Days after being expelled from BJP, former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat returned to Congress, the party he had left for BJP in 2016. Along with him, his daughter-in-law Anukriti Gosayin joined the Congress on Friday. Harak Singh Rawat had rebelled against the...

‘Baffling’, says Sunil Jakhar on Harish Rawat’s statement that Punjab Congress will fight polls under Sidhu

Congress leader Sunil Jakhar reacts to AICC Punjab-incharge Harish Rawat’s statement Chandigarh: Punjab Congress in-charge and All India Congress Committee spokesperson Harish Rawat’s statement saying next year’s Assembly elections will be fought under the leadership of state party president Navjyot Singh Sidhu is ‘baffling’, said Congress leader...

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...

Amarinder Singh resigns as chief minister of Punjab

Amarinder Singh had conveyed his displeasure at the ‘humiliation’ to Congress president Sonia Gandhi earlier in the day Chandigarh: Shortly after reportedly conveying his displeasure at the humiliation meted out to him, Captain Amarinder Singh resigned as the chief minister of Punjab. He submitted his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohiit at Raj Bhavan in...

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh informs Sonia Gandhi he will quit if humiliation continues: Reports  

Congress has called an urgent legislative meeting in Punjab on Saturday evening Chandigarh: Ahead of a scheduled meeting of the Congress Legislative Party meeting on Saturday evening, Punjab Chief Minister has reportedly made his displeasure known to party chief Sonia Gandhi. According to reports Amarinder Singh has conveyed to Sonia Gandhi that he will quit...

As dissent in Punjab grows, Congress calls urgent meeting of MLAs on Saturday

Several Congress MLAs had made representation seeking a legislative party meeting, said AICC general secretary Harish Rawat   Chandigarh: With the rift within the Punjab unit of Congress increasing, the party high command has called for an urgent meeting of the Congress Legislature Party (CLP) on Saturday. The meeting will be held at 5 pm...

Punjab: Who gave Harish Rawat right to decide CM face, Sidhu aide Pargat Singh asks

Chandigarh: The storm brewing within the Congress in Punjab is getting more intense by the day. Close on heels of All India Congress Committee general secretary and Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat saying that the party would fight the 2022 state elections under CM Amarinder Singh, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) general secretary Pargat Singh...

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu demands freedom in decision making from high command

In an apparent threat to the Congress leaders who are interfering in the affairs of the party in Punjab, the grand old party’s Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has said that he will not spare anyone if he is not allowed the freedom to make decisions regarding the state unit of the party. Sidhu, who...

Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat tenders resignation

A year before Assembly polls are due in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Tuesday tendered his resignation to Governor Baby Rani Maurya. His resignation comes as the BJP has decided to go for a course-correction amid growing resentment against him in party cadres and MLAs. His exit was certain, especially after his Delhi...