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Amarinder Singh To Launch New Party, Open To Seat Arrangement With BJP

Oct 20, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab last month after a bitter feud with Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu and infighting in the state unit.

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".


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.

30 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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.


29 September, 2021

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

Outlook Web Desk

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

Disgruntled Sidhu Raises Questions Over Official Appointments, 'Tainted' Leaders In Punjab

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The cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu said his fight has been on ‘issues’ and a pro-Punjab agenda.


28 September, 2021

Punjab Congress Crisis: Razia Sultana Steps Down From Cabinet In 'Solidarity' With Sidhu

Harish Manav

Two Punjab Congress office-bearers also resigned from their posts following Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President on Tuesday,


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.


25 September, 2021

7 New Faces Likely In Punjab Cabinet; 5 Amarinder Singh Loyalists May Face Axe

Harish Manav

The new Punjab cabinet comprising 15 ministers will take oath on Sunday, the state’s Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi announced after having deliberations with the party high command in Delhi.


23 September, 2021

Anirudh Tewari Takes Over As Punjab's Chief Secretary

Harish Manav

Tewari has served in various capacities in the State as well as in the Central Government. Currently, he was serving as the Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Governance Reforms in Government of Punjab.


20 September, 2021

How The Game Changed In Last Minutes In The Race For CM, Deputy CM Posts In Punjab

Harish Manav

The game changed in the last minutes as the names for the CM and Deputy CMs changed in the last 24 hours and Charanjit Singh Channi emerged as Punjab's first Dalit Chief Minister.


20 September, 2021

‘Sand Mafia Stay Away, I Am Aam Aadmi’: New Punjab CM Charanjit Channi Targets Capt Amarinder, AAP

Harish Manav

Getting emotional at his first press conference as the chief minister, Charanjit Channi said that he comes from a poor family that did not have a roof over their head.


20 September, 2021

Charanjit Singh Channi Takes Oath As 16th Punjab CM, Rahul Gandhi Attends Swearing-In

Harish Manav

Two deputy CMs Sukhjinder Randhawa and OP Soni also took oath in the ceremony. Ex-CM Capt Amrinder Singh gave the ceremony a miss.


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

In Probable List Of Punjab CM Contenders, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Says ‘Never Hankered After Posts’

Outlook Web Desk

A minister in the earlier Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government in Punjab, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said he is a ‘Congressman’.


19 September, 2021

Congress Ship Caught In Punjab Swirl, Gehlot Urges Captain To Listen To His ‘Inner Voice’

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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said he hopes Captain Amarinder Singh will not take any such step, which will harm the Congress party.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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