Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

Amarinder’s first Delhi visit after leaving Punjab CM post sets off buzz over future action

Singh's visit came on the same day as Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief. He said the media was 'unnecessarily indulging in speculation'.

Punjab CM Channi gives home, health ministries to deputy CMs, keeps 14 portfolios with himself

CM Channi will hold key departments including power, excise, mining and geology, environment & civil aviation. Senior cabinet minister Manpreet Singh Badal got the finance portfolio.

5 reasons why Navjot Sidhu has resigned, pushing Punjab Congress into deeper crisis

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief Tuesday afternoon, tweeting that he will ‘never compromise on Punjab’s future’.   

What Jat and Dalit Sikhs say about Congress’ Punjab move and next CM: Survey

Prashnam survey asked Punjab voters who among Charanjit Channi, Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu should be the Congress' CM face in the upcoming assembly election.

Congress digs own grave & shoots itself in the foot, while defections trump infections

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‘Baffling’: Punjab Congress leader Jakhar hits out at Harish Rawat over remarks on Sidhu

In a tweet Monday, Jhakhar lashed out at Rawat over latter's statement that assembly elections will be fought under Navjot Singh Sidhu, said it is 'likely to undermine CM’s authority'.

Punjab Congress MLAs ask Sonia Gandhi to pick new CLP leader amid Amarinder’s resignation

During the Congress Legislature Party meeting Saturday, 78 party MLAs also passed a resolution thanking Amarinder Singh for his contribution towards Punjab.

‘Humiliated thrice in last 2 months’ — Amarinder hands in resignation as Punjab CM

Outgoing Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said  he would decide his future political course of action in consultation with his supporters, who have stood by him for over five decades.

Congress takes a leaf out of BJP’s playbook, seeks to change Punjab’s Captain

Party has called a meeting of all its MLAs in Punjab, scheduled for 5 pm today, in which Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is expected to be replaced.

Amarinder’s 5 vs Sidhu’s 5 — the key players in Punjab Congress battle for supremacy

Between Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, the party’s top leadership is divided into 2 clear camps.

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Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

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Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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