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Punjab Congress

Sonu Sood's Sister Joins The Congress Party In Punjab

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Sood's sister joined the party in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Sidhu.

Punjab Assembly Polls: Congress To Hold First Meeting Of Screening Committee Today

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

The meeting will be held to screen the candidates for the upcoming Punjab assembly polls and recommend names to the Congress' central election committee. Top Congress leaders of Punjab are scheduled to attend the panel's meeting.

Punjab CM Channi Claims Delhi Night Curfew Is Kejriwal's Ploy To Postpone Punjab Polls

The Kejriwal government had announced a night curfew in capital from Monday amid rising Covid cases and the threat posed by the new Omicron variant.

AAP Leader Raghav Chadha Cries Foul Play Over SAD chief Sukhbir-Punjab CM Channi's Plot To Arrest Akali Leader Majithia

Dec 08, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Last month, Badal had accused the Congress, which is in power in Punjab, of hatching a conspiracy to implicate Majithia, a leader of his Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), in a "false" drug case.

CM Channi Calls His Governance "Changi Sarkar" That Delivers On Promises

"I am not 'ailaanjeet' (one who only makes announcements). I am 'vishwasjeet' (one who has won people's trust)": Charanjit Singh Channi.

29 November, 2021

Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

Outlook Web Desk

Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.

26 November, 2021

Sidhu Questions State Government As To Why A Plea Against Blanket Bail To Ex-DGP Saini Has Not Been Filed

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Speaking to reporters in Amritsar, Sidhu questioned the government over the steps taken for justice in desecration cases and making the STF report on drug issue public.

25 November, 2021

Punjab: One More AAP MLA Joins Congress Ahead Of 2022 Assembly Polls

Harish Manav

AAP MLA from Raikot Jagtar Singh Jagga joined the Congress party in presence of Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and PPCC Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, while bidding adieu to the Aam Aadmi Party.

19 November, 2021

Repealing Contentious Agri Laws Is A Step In Right Direction: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu further commented that the year long struggle and sacrifice of the farmers have finally paid dividends.

12 November, 2021

Amarinder Singh's New Love For BJP And Its Political Implications

Harish Manav

Amarinder's relationship with BJP will remain under threat unless a positive solution to the agricultural laws is found since Congress ousted him from the chief minister's post

09 November, 2021

Sidhu Effect? Channi Cabinet To Take A Call On AG Deol's Resignation After Repeated Barbs From Navjot Singh Sidhu

Harish Manav

The second item on the agenda of the Charanjit Singh Channi government is to please the blue-collar workers before the assembly poll by increasing the minimum wages.


07 November, 2021

Punjab Cabinet Meeting: Petrol, Diesel Prices Likely To Be Discussed

Harish Manav

After Centre’s cut in excise duty and further reduction in VAT by the Chandigarh administration and Haryana government, fuel prices have dropped drastically in Chandigarh and Panchkula.

07 November, 2021

Channi, Sidhu New Imports In Congress, Shying Away From Party Legacy: Senior Congress Leader Sunil Jakhar

Preetha Nair

According to Sunil Jakhar, the former Punjab Congress chief, the ongoing internal conflict is definitely not helping the Congress party rather it is helping the opposition parties.

06 November, 2021

Sidhu Vs Channi: Would've Solved Punjab's Problems In 15 Days If I Was CM, Says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Harish Manav

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said the party high command wanted him to be the CM but leaders in the state were opposed to it.

05 November, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Takes Back Resignation From Congress' Punjab President Post, Here's The Catch

Outlook Web Bureau

Addressing a press conference in Chandigarh, Sidhu said that he will resume working as the President on the day when the new AG will be appointed. Sidhu has also sought a panel on the appointment of the new DGP.

01 November, 2021

Win For Navjot Singh Sidhu? Punjab Advocate General Resigns Following Appointment Row

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Punjab Advocate General APS Deol reportedly resigned following repeated objections by Navjot Singh Sidhu regarding his appointment by CM Charanjit Singh Channi.

22 October, 2021

Congress Appoints Harish Chaudhary As AICC In-Charge For Punjab

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The decision comes after Harish Rawat urged the party high-command to relieve him as general secretary in-charge for Punjab affairs in view of the upcoming assembly elections in Uttarakhand.


18 October, 2021

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

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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".

Photo Gallery

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.

PTI Photo

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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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