Tuesday, 29 November, 2022
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

3 states, thrice the trouble: Why Congress struggles won’t end in Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan

While Congress appears to be imploding in Punjab, intense factionalism has surfaced in the Haryana and Rajasthan units in the run-up to the 10 June Rajya Sabha polls.

Crime, cult status, young death — Moose Wala killing brings focus on Punjab’s brutal gang feuds

‘Gang culture’ has existed in Punjab for decades and has been difficult to shake despite clampdowns by the police. Viral songs and social media warfare are increasing its reach.

Sidhu gets year in jail for 1988 road rage, SC cites young cricketer’s ‘edge’ over elderly victim

A two-judge bench was hearing a review petition filed by victim Gurnam Singh’s family, challenging the Supreme Court’s May 2018 order that exonerated Sidhu.

Sidhu called party ‘corrupt’ says Punjab Congress in-charge, seeks disciplinary action

In letter to Sonia Gandhi, Harish Chaudhary alleged former Punjab Congress president was criticising party & said he could not be allowed to 'portray himself (as being) above the party'.

Warning to dissenters? Why Congress expelled ex-MLA after he called new Punjab chief ‘corrupt’

Surjit Dhiman, considered to be close to Sidhu, removed over ‘anti-party activities’ day after he lashed out at Amarinder Raja Warring, calling him ‘novice’, ‘opportunist’.

Who is Amarinder Raja Warring — Youth Congress ex-chief ‘close to Rahul Gandhi’, now PPCC head

Three-time MLA from Gidderbaha Raja Warring faces the tough task of keeping the flock together after the Congress lost power in Punjab. Party is plagued by infighting.

Congress needs change but can’t do without Gandhis, says Punjab unit ex-chief Sunil Jakhar

Speaking to ThePrint days after Congress' drubbing in 2022 Punjab elections, Sunil Jakhar talks about road ahead for party, and his one 'unfinished agenda' as he retires from active politics.

Punjab results an indictment of Gandhis, but their grip on Congress unlikely to loosen

Decisions by Gandhi siblings contributed to the Congress’s loss and their shrinking space across states, but senior leaders believe this won’t affect their hold over the party.

AAP heads for landslide win in Punjab, Congress & Akali Dal stare at rout

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s party is leading on 88 seats, while the Akali Dal and Congress are leading on 8 and 13 seats, respectively, in the 117-member Punjab assembly.

Punjab Congress CM face will decide if 60 candidates become MLAs or not, says Sidhu

Only a person who has a roadmap for Punjab and enjoys people’s trust can ensure that 60 contestants get elected as legislators, Navjot Singh Sidhu said.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.