Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicPunjab Congress

Topic: Punjab Congress

More trouble for Punjab Congress as Sidhu slams govt on Majithia, Deputy CM Randhawa hits back

Deputy CM Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is the latest Congress leader to speak out against state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been openly criticising the govt.

BJP’s quest for star power in Punjab leads to ex-cricketer Dinesh Mongia, once a ‘fixing-accused’

Mongia played for India in 2003 World Cup, but match-fixing allegations tainted his career. Two Congress MLAs Fateh Jung Bajwa and Balwinder Singh Laddi also join BJP.

Granth Sahib is ‘living Guru’, so BJP wants attempt to murder charge in Punjab ‘sacrilege’ cases

After Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa wrote to Amit Shah demanding president’s nod to 2 state bills mandating life term for sacrilege, BJP accuses Congress of 'diverting attention'.

‘Can’t accept Punjab’s suffocation’: Veteran Congress leader Rana Gurmit Sodhi joins BJP

Submitting his resignation, Sodhi, an MLA for the last four terms and who is considered close to former Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, said only PM Modi and BJP can save the state.

Channi & Sidhu patched up, but Punjab Congress now facing leaders’ squabbles in Doaba & Majha

Deputy CM SS Randhawa & minister Rana Gurjeet’s showdown at cabinet meeting is not the only battle Congress leaders are fighting among themselves before assembly polls.

Teachers, ASHAs, nurses, bus employees — why Punjab has become a state of strikes

At least a dozen unions are on streets demanding regularisation of services, employment or better salaries. With elections near, the protests have become a political issue.

Congress gives Punjab ex-chief Sunil Jakhar key poll role, but his tiff with Sidhu is a worry

In a notice Monday, Congress high command named Jakhar in-charge of 2022 poll campaign committee. Ambika Soni & Partap Singh Bajwa also get important positions.

Does a legion of fans guarantee votes? Sidhu Moose Wala and Congress hope so, experts unsure

The 28-year-old singer has millions of social media followers and hit music albums, but has also been accused of promoting gun violence in his music.

‘Kaale angrez, fake Kejriwal’ — gloves off as Channi & Delhi CM bid to be Punjab’s real aam aadmi

Charanjit Singh Channi & Arvind Kejriwal both have eyes set on common man votebank for 2022. From a 'contest' on poll promises to personal attacks, nothing is off limits.

Navjot Singh Sidhu retracts his resignation as Punjab Congress president

Sidhu says he will assume charge the day Punjab gets a new Advocate General. He had earlier expressed his reservations over senior advocate A.P.S. Deol's appointment to the post.

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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.