Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

Sonia Gandhi appoints Navjot Sidhu, CM Amarinder Singh’s detractor, Punjab Congress president

The announcement of Sidhu's appointment came Sunday, even as those in the opposition camp were gathering support against his possible elevation.

Punjab Congress MPs meet in Delhi amid stalemate over Sidhu’s appointment as state unit chief

Party president Sonia Gandhi is also holding a meeting of party MPs in the evening, who have said they have come to discuss the issues to be raised in the Monsoon Session.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh is ready for truce with Navjot Sidhu if he apologises for his attack on Cong govt

Sidhu has led a public charge against CM Singh over the latter's "unfulfilled promises" ahead of the 2022 assembly polls.

Navjot Sidhu meets Sonia, Rahul Gandhi as infighting in Punjab Congress continues unabated

The meeting comes ahead of the Punjab Congress unit's likely rejig and amid reports that Sidhu may get a key role in the organisation.

Punjab Congress MLAs say CM didn’t fulfil promises, but they don’t want to bat for Sidhu either

Several MLAs in Punjab Congress complain about CM Amarinder Singh's style of functioning, but they also say Navjot Singh Sidhu has 'no governance record'.

Navjot Sidhu hit a sixer against the Captain of Punjab Congress. Now he has a seat with Gandhis

Engaged in a tussle with Capt Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu met with both Priyanka Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi, and posted an image on Twitter in a show of proximity to the Congress high command.

Is Punjab next Assam, MP? What Amarinder-Sidhu spat says about Congress in power

CM Amarinder Singh should be gearing up for Punjab election. But he is instead responding to Congress high command's summons and resolving petty intra-party conflicts.

What Sukhpal Khaira’s ghar wapsi to Congress says about Amarinder Singh’s politics

By bringing back Sukhpal Khaira, Amarinder Singh has potentially tackled two issues — putting a strong candidate in SGPC chief Jagir Kaur's seat and countering AAP's revival efforts.

Why Punjab CM Amarinder Singh is made to stand trial in Gandhi family court

What is driving the Gandhis to emulate Kalidas and try to chop off the branch that they are comfortably perched on in Punjab, just eight months before the next assembly election?

Amarinder scores one over Sidhu, set to lead Congress in 2022 Punjab polls

Congress is looking to revamp the Punjab unit after AICC panel held three-hour meeting with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Friday.

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Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.
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Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

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What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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