Monday, 27 June, 2022
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

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.

Amarinder, Sidhu in spat again as crisis in Punjab Congress deepens over desecration row 

In interview to a Punjab TV channel, CM Amarinder accuses Sidhu of indiscipline & looking to leave Congress while Sidhu retorts that he was only fighting for justice on desecration issue.

Breakaway SAD factions merge in Punjab, bring bad news for Badals & ruling Congress

The two factions — SAD (Democratic) led by RS member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa and SAD (Taksali) led by ex-MP Ranjit Singh Brahmpura — will contest 2022 Punjab polls.

2 killed in clash between Congress and Akali workers in Punjab’s Moga district

Akali workers, who were campaigning for the 14 February municipal polls, alleged that Congress activists ran their vehicles over them when they tried to flee.

With a potshot, Sidhu back on Congress stage with Rahul rallies against farm laws

Sidhu's presence at the rally Sunday is believed to have followed cajoling efforts by Congress, which came amid rumours that he may jump ship.

Congress MP Bajwa takes on CM Amarinder again, this time over Dalit scholarships scam

Bajwa and Amarinder are now arguing over the MP’s demand for an independent probe into Punjab minister S.S. Dharamsot’s alleged involvement in the scam.

The Congress vs Congress politics playing out in Punjab as ‘Team Rahul’ takes on Amarinder

Some of CM Amarinder Singh's sharpest criticism over the hooch tragedy has not been from the opposition Akali Dal, but party colleagues within the Congress.

Navjot Singh Sidhu tweets resignation letter, says no longer Punjab cabinet minister

Navjot Singh Sidhu chose to address his resignation letter to the Congress president, and not Punjab CM Amarinder Singh.

Punjab cabinet to be expanded Saturday, 9 new ministers to be inducted

CM Amarinder Singh announces expansion after Congress chief Rahul Gandhi okays names, two junior ministers to get promoted to cabinet rank too

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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