Oct 15, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Sidhu, while speaking to reporters, noted that his concerns were heard by Rahul Gandhi.
- Oct 12, 2021 05:31 PM IST
Sidhu would be meeting Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat and All India Congress Committee (AICC) general secretary KC Venugopal at 6 pm on October 14, reports said.
- Oct 01, 2021 08:20 AM IST
The Congress needs to deliver the strong opposition that is a must for democracy
- Sep 30, 2021 10:52 PM IST
Sidhu had stepped down as the Punjab Congress chief on September 28, noting that he cannot compromise on his principles.
- Sep 29, 2021 04:43 PM IST
In nearly four decades as a public figure, Sidhu has shown the ability to swing from one extreme to another, and not always for his good.
- Sep 29, 2021 02:39 PM IST
Plunging the Congress into a fresh crisis months ahead of the assembly elections in the state, Sidhu put in his papers on Tuesday shortly after the allocation of portfolios to the members of the new state Cabinet led by Charanjit Singh Channi.
- Sep 28, 2021 08:57 PM IST
Sidhu, 57, who announced his resignation shortly after the allocation of portfolios to the members of the new state Cabinet, said he remains with the party.
- Sep 28, 2021 07:53 PM IST
Sultana is considered close to Sidhu. Her husband Mohammad Mustafa, who is a former IPS officer, is the principal strategic adviser to Sidhu.
- Sep 28, 2021 04:20 PM IST
Interestingly, in July this year Congress party chief had overthrown Sunil Jakhar to make Navjot Singh Sidhu the new Punjab Congress Chief.
- Sep 28, 2021 03:07 PM IST
"The collapse of a man's character stems from the compromise corner. I can never compromise on Punjab's future and the agenda for the welfare of Punjab," Sidhu said in his resignation letter sent to Congress president Sonia Gandhi.
- Sep 23, 2021 03:46 PM IST
Accusing the Congress party of hatching a “deep-rooted anti-national dangerous conspiracy” to bring Punjab and Pakistan closer, Anil Vij called for all nationalist forces to join hands and foil Congress' plans.
- Sep 20, 2021 11:35 AM IST
Channi, minister of technical educational and industrial training in the outgoing cabinet, took oath as chief minister on September 20. With this move, the Congress is trying to balance the caste equation within the party in the state.
- Sep 20, 2021 10:32 AM IST
A frank face-to-face conversation between Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu was all that was needed. Instead, the Congress high command chose the monarchical style of trouble-shooting through courtiers, caucuses and committees. Failure was predestined
- Sep 18, 2021 07:02 PM IST
Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said: "It's a matter of national security. Pakistan PM Imran Khan is his friend. Sidhu has a relation with Army chief Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa"
- Sep 18, 2021 06:38 PM IST
Belonging to a rare breed of politicians who have seen action in the Indo-Pak war, Singh tasted success in the 2017 polls after Akali Dal supremo Parkash Singh Badal foiled his attempts to become chief minister in 2007 and 2012
- Sep 18, 2021 04:42 PM IST
Amarinder Singh's exit, amid the Congress' internal crisis in Punjab, comes months before the upcoming assembly elections in the state.
- Sep 18, 2021 01:11 PM IST
The chief minister would address the press at 4:30 pm, shortly before a meeting of the Punjab Congress legislators scheduled in the evening on September 18.
- Sep 18, 2021 10:51 AM IST
The meeting comes days after about 40 party MLAs wrote to the central leadership, saying Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had failed to get going on its 18-point must-do list
- Sep 17, 2021 10:35 PM IST
It started out with Sidhu slamming the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for doing "drama" over the controversial farm laws enacted at the Centre a year back.
- Aug 28, 2021 10:37 AM IST
Public spats among prominent Congress party leaders in states like Punjab and Chhattisgarh could hurt the party's chances in state assembly polls and the 2024 general election.
- Aug 27, 2021 02:43 PM IST
The Congress, however, said state chiefs are free to take their decisions within the party's norms and constitution.
- Aug 27, 2021 01:13 PM IST
The resignation comes after Punjab Congress in-charge Harish Rawat asked state Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to remove his advisors, Malvinder Singh Mali and Pyare Lal Garg, who have continued with their attacks on CM Amarinder Singh and his aides over the past two weeks.
- Aug 25, 2021 09:05 PM IST
The announcement by Rawat, who is the in-charge of Punjab affairs at the AICC, is being seen as a setback to the dissident leaders.
- Aug 24, 2021 11:50 AM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been at loggerheads with Singh in the past, also pointed out that the State Assured Price (SAP) of sugarcane had not been raised since 2018 while the input cost grew by 30 percent.
- Aug 23, 2021 11:10 AM IST
The objections relate to the recent remarks of Dr Pyare Lal Garg questioning CM Amarinder Singh's criticism of Pakistan and a statement of Malwinder Singh Mali on abrogation of Article 370 of J&K. Both Lal and Mali were recently appointed by Sidhu as his advisers.