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

Sep 20, 2021 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.

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

Sep 19, 2021 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.


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

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.

Mystery Continues Over New Punjab CM; CLP Meeting Deferred

Sep 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The Punjab Congress Legislative Party meeting was slated at 11 am on Sunday, however it has been deferred.


‘Sidhu Colluded With Pakistan, High Command Humiliated Me’: Amarinder Singh After Resigning As Punjab CM

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said that he will not leave active politics after his resignation, but will decide his new platform after discussing with his supporters.

18 September, 2021

Punjab Congress MLAs Authorise Sonia Gandhi To Name The New CM; Decision Likely Today

Harish Manav

AICC general secretary and in-charge of Punjab Harish Rawat and two party observers from Delhi-- Harish Chaudhary and Ajay Maken –also participated in the CLP meeting.


18 September, 2021

Amarinder Singh vs Navjot Sidhu: AICC Calls Congress MLAs Meet Amid Rift In Party

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement was made by Congress general secretary Harish Rawat.


01 September, 2021

Amarinder Contradicts Rahul On Jallianwala Bagh Memorial; Rawat In Punjab Today Amid Congress Infighting

Outlook Web Bureau

Amarinder Singh said the revamped Jallianwala Bagh memorial “looked very nice” hours after Rahul Gandhi’ called it an insult to martyrs


25 August, 2021

High Command Chooses Amarinder Singh To Lead Congress In Punjab Polls Despite Pressure From Sidhu Camp

Outlook Web Bureau

AICC general secretary Harish Rawat on Wednesday said the next year’s Punjab Assembly polls will be fought under the leadership of CM Amarinder Singh


25 August, 2021

Punjab CM's Wife Blames PPCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu For Current Party Crisis

Outlook Web Bureau

Congress MP Preneet Kaur, who is Amarinder Singh’s wife, asked those who have raised a banner of revolt against the chief minister to refrain from raking up such issues saying it was 'damaging' the party ahead of the 2022 assembly elections.


24 August, 2021

Punjab Sugarecane Farmers Call Off Stir As CM Assures Hike In Prices

Outlook Web Bureau

The CM announced a hike of Rs 35 per quintal in the state assured price (SAP) of sugarcane after a meeting with farmer leaders.


14 August, 2021

On 75th Independence Day Eve, Punjab CM Inaugurates Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Park In Amritsar

Outlook Web Desk

The memorial has been set up in the memory of all those who died in the massacre of April 13, 1919.


12 August, 2021

Sonia Gandhi's Virtual Meet With Opposition Leaders To Cobble Together A United Front Against The BJP

Outlook Web Bureau

On the cards is also a lunch or dinner to be hosted by Sonia Gandhi for opposition leaders


11 August, 2021

'Farm Laws Triggered Widespread Resentment Among Farmers': Amarinder Singh Meets PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Farmers have been protesting at Delhi borders since November 26 last year against the agriculture legislations and have demanded their immediate withdrawal.


10 August, 2021

Cabinet Reshuffle? Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Meets Sonia Gandhi In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

This is Amarinder Singh's first meeting with Sonia Gandhi after the appointment of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the Punjab Congress president, which the chief minister had initially opposed.


05 August, 2021

Prashant Kishor Resigns As Principal Adviser To Punjab CM, Says ‘On Temporary Break From Public Life’

Outlook Web Bureau

Prashant Kishor’s decision to resign as Principal Advisor to the Chief Minister comes ahead of Punjab Assembly elections slated for 2022.


29 July, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Meets Party Workers, Lists 'Five Key Issues' Faced By Punjab

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing party workers in Jalandhar, Navjot Sidhu said the Congress high command's 18-point programme will be implemented.


27 July, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Meets Amarinder Singh With 5 Demands From Punjab Government

Outlook Web Bureau

‘Punjab needs a stern, decisive, inclusive and compassionate leadership to fulfil genuine demands of every Punjabi,’ Navjot Sidhu stated in a letter he handed over to Amarinder Singh


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