punjab politics

Ready to give up Punjab home ministry if Sidhu wants it, says Randhawa

Randhawa's statement came as Sidhu has been questioning his party's government in the state for not being able to arrest Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia.

published on : 3rd January 2022

Channi, Sidhu take cold vibes to icy Kedarnath heights

A party insider from Uttarakhand told this newspaper that the rift is wide open for everyone to witness. “Sidhu and the CM can’t see each other eye to eye."

published on : 3rd November 2021

Speculation over Amarinder Singh's next move, may launch party on Wednesday

Singh, who faced an unceremonious exit from the state government last month, had said that he was looking at alliances with like-minded parties such as breakaway Akali groups.

published on : 26th October 2021

AAP sees BJP hand in Amarinder Singh's decision to float new political party

The AAP alleged that former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has decided to float his own political party on the instructions of PM Narendra Modi.

published on : 20th October 2021

Will stand by Rahul, Priyanka whether he holds any post or not, confirms Navjot Singh Sidhu 

After Sidhu's resignation plunged the party in a turmoil, Punjab CM Channi met him and it was agreed to set up a coordination panel of the party to take key decisions.

published on : 2nd October 2021

Have full faith in Navjot Singh Sidhu, says Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Sidhu was appointed as the President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee following months of turmoil in the state Congress unit.

published on : 28th September 2021

Amarinder to join BJP? Former Punjab CM likely to meet Amit Shah during Delhi visit

The former CM is also likely to meet BJP president JP Nadda, sources said.

published on : 28th September 2021

BJP warming up to Amarinder Singh after Congress veteran hits out at Gandhis

The BJP wants to fight on all 117 seats in the state this time around. At present, it has only two MLAs in the Assembly.

published on : 24th September 2021

Will continue to work with Punjab government for betterment of state's people: PM Modi

Congress leader Channi was sworn in as chief minister of Punjab, making him the first Dalit to hold the top post in the state.

published on : 20th September 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi takes oath as Punjab CM, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and OP Soni sworn in as deputies

Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit administered oath to Channi at a ceremony held at the Raj Bhawan here.

published on : 20th September 2021

Harish Rawat's reported remarks on Sidhu 'baffling', can 'undermine' new Punjab CM's authority: Sunil Jakhar

Rawat had reportedly said that the Punjab Assembly polls next year will be fought under Sidhu.

published on : 20th September 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi to take oath as Punjab CM shortly, Rahul Gandhi will attend ceremony

Channi, who is set to take oath at 11 am, paid obeisance at a gurdwara in Chamkaur Sahib in Rupnagar district on Monday morning. He will be the first Dalit to hold the post in the state.

published on : 20th September 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu's advisor Mustafa targets Amarinder Singh for calling PPCC chief 'anti-national'

Navjot Singh Sidhu's strategic advisor Mohd Mustafa Sunday attacked former CM Amarinder Singh for calling Sidhu 'anti-national'.

published on : 19th September 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi's journey from being elected to municipal council to becoming first Dalit CM of Punjab

Charanjit Singh Channi had along with three other ministers rebelled against Amarinder Singh while choosing to side with the camp of Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

published on : 19th September 2021

Amarinder Singh resignation: Congress MLAs authorise Sonia Gandhi to pick new CLP leader

A resolution to this effect was passed unanimously in a meeting of the Congress Legislature Party here.

published on : 18th September 2021
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