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Sidhu Seeks Meeting With Sonia Gandhi On His 13-Point Agenda, Says 'Punjab's Last Resurrection Chance'

Oct 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu pitched for a "Punjab Model with a 13-Point Agenda to be part of the Congress manifesto for the 2022 Assembly Elections".

Navjot Singh Sidhu Seeks Meeting With Sonia Gandhi, Pitches 'Punjab Model' Ahead Of Polls

Oct 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

In a letter to Gandhi, Congress Punjab President Sidhu said proposed a 13-point agenda as the poll-bound state's last chance at 'redemption' and 'resurrection'.


Captain Amarinder Slams Congress Over Preposterous Lies To Cover Up Mishandling Of Party Crisis In Punjab

Singh's remarks came after Surjewala claimed that 78 of the 79 Punjab Congress MLAs had written to the party leadership seeking Captain Amarinder’s ouster.

Harish Rawat Doubts Ex-Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's Secular Credentials For His 'Proximity' With Amit Shah

Oct 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Alleging that the former Punjab chief minister was playing into the hands of people with whom he had no ideological ties, Rawat said Singh should have stood with the Congress leadership to save democracy.


Navjot Singh Sidhu To Remain Punjab Congress Chief Till 2022 Polls

Following a crucial meeting between Punjab Chief Minister Charanjeet Singh Channi, it appears that Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to remain President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee till February next year.

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30 September, 2021

Not Joining BJP But Won't Stay In Congress, Says Capt Amarinder Singh After Meeting Amit Shah

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Following his meeting with BJP leader Amit Shah on Wednesday, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be 'humiliated by Congress.


30 September, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Scheduled To Meet Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi At 3

Harish Manav

Sources said that in the backdrop of the development related to Capt Anarinder Singh meeting Union Home Minister Amit Shah on yesterday and today meeting Ajit Doval,NSA, Sidhu's gesture towards Channi now on a bit of a compromise .


30 September, 2021

Punjab Political Turmoil: Sidhu To Meet Punjab CM On Thursday

Outlook Web Desk

Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab Congress Chief who had recently resigned after CM Capt. Amarinder Singh stepped down tweeted and informed about his upcoming meeting with new CM Charanjit Singh Channi.


29 September, 2021

Amarinder Singh's Meeting With Amit Shah Fuels Speculations Over Future Of His Political Career

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Sources said the former Punjab chief minister is learnt to have discussed the farmers' issues, besides the internal security situation in Punjab with Shah.


29 September, 2021

Punjab CM Channi Reaches Out To Sidhu, Offers Dialogue To Resolve Issues

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'The (state) president is the head of the party. The head has to sit among the family,' he said, adding that Sidhu had agreed to meet.


28 September, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Resigns As Congress Punjab Chief, Capt Amarinder Says 'Told You So'

Harish Manav

The announcement came days after Congress leader Charanjit Singh Channi was appointed the Chief Minister of Punjab following the ouster of Captain Amarinder Singh.


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20 September, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi: Councillor to Punjab's First Dalit CM, A Journey Of Three Decades

Harish Manav

Three-time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib Channi has become the first Dalit face to get the top position in the state government. In 2018, Channi was accused in a #MeToo case which resurfaced recently with the women’s panel seeking the state's clarification on the matter.


20 September, 2021

After Capt's Exit, Sonia Gandhi Checks On Daughter Priyanka In Shimla, Rahul May Join

Ashwani Sharma

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi is expected to the joining Sonia Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra following the swearing-in ceremony of new Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi.


19 September, 2021

Congress Plays Dalit Card in Punjab, Charanjit Singh Channi To Take Oath As CM Tomorrow

Harish Manav

Putting speculations to rest, Charanjit Singh Channi is appointed as the Chief Minister of Punjab to tap the 32 per cent Dalit voters of Punjab in the upcoming 2022 assembly elections.


19 September, 2021

Three-Time MLA Sukhjinder Randhawa To Be The Next CM of Punjab

Harish Manav

In the outgone cabinet of Captain Amarinder Singh, Minister for Prisons and Cooperation Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa (62) is a Jat Sikh face, three-time Congress MLA from Gurdaspur district in Majha region of Punjab. He became an MLA in 2002, 2007 and 2017.


19 September, 2021

Congress Cancels Legislature Party Meeting, High Command Likely To Announce Punjab CM Directly

Harish Manav

In the race for CM, there has been an influx of MLAs from Sunil Jakhar's house since morning, while the meeting of MLAs is also going on at Sukhjinder Randhawa's house. It is believed that Jakhar could be the Chief Minister as a Hindu face, while Randhawa could be made the Deputy Chief Minister.


27 August, 2021

'Allow Me The Freedom To Take Decisions, Else...': Sidhu Tells Congress Leadership

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Sidhu had said earlier that the party high command should give him the freedom to take decisions and he will ensure that the Congress remains in power in Punjab for the next 20 years.


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27 August, 2021

Congress' Punjab 'Peace Plan' On Verge Of Collapse As Amarinder-Sidhu Crisis Deepens

Outlook Web Bureau

Calls by Sidhu’s supporters – four Punjab cabinet ministers and over 20 MLAs among them – for Singh’s ouster ahead of the assembly poll due in February 2022 have resurfaced, despite the Congress officially asserting that the Captain will stay on as CM to lead the party’s campaign.


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Nursing staff of the M S Ramaiah hospital draws a 'rangoli' to celebrate the 1 billion Covid-19 vaccine dose milestone, in Bengaluru.

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Bollywood actress Ananya Pandey arrives at the Narcotics Control Bureau office in Mumbai.

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Bollywood actor Chunky Pandey accompanying his daughter Ananya arrives at Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) office after a team of NCB raided her residence, in Mumbai.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah conducts an aerial survey of flood and landslide affected areas of Uttarakhand following heavy rains.

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Farmers remove barricades from a road leading to Delhi near Ghazipur border picket site after the orders of the Supreme Court in Ghaziabad.

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