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Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu
Sidhu Meets Rahul Gandhi, Withdraws Resignation As Punjab Cong President

On the instructions of the Congress High Command, Sidhu arrived here on Thursday evening and held a meeting with both the leaders. This was the first meeting held in Delhi after Sidhu's resignation.

Punjab Chief Minister Channi To Meet Prime Minister Modi On Friday
Punjab Chief Minister Channi To Meet Prime Minister Modi On Friday

Channi had sought the prime minister's personal intervention in advising the ministry concerned to withdraw its letter forthwith, allowing the state to start paddy procurement from October 1 instead of October 11.

Charanjit Singh Channi
Dalit Sikh Channi Takes Oath As Punjab CM With A Jat Sikh & A Hindu Deputy

A three-time legislator from the Chamkaur Sahib assembly constituency in Rupnagar district, Channi had joined the Congress in 2012 and was holding the portfolios of Technical Education, Industrial Training, Employment Generation and Tourism and Cultural Affairs in the outgoing cabinet.

AICC Observers In Talks With Punjab Leaders To Pick New CM
AICC Observers In Talks With Punjab Leaders To Pick New CM

Punjab Congress legislators on Saturday authorised party president Sonia Gandhi to pick a new CLP leader, who will be the next chief minister of the state.

Ambika Soni declines to become Punjab CM, suggests a Sikh for the post
Ambika Soni Declines To Become Punjab CM, Suggests A Sikh For The Post

Since Ambika Soni hails from Punjab, the party leadership wanted her to become the Chief Minister till elections are held.

Punjab Congress Crisis: Harish Rawat Reaches Out To Amarinder After Punjab Feud Escalates
Harish Rawat Reaches Out To Amarinder After Punjab Feud Escalates

Sources said the Congress was mulling an idea of appointing a Dalit and an upper caste Hindu as the working presidents. But, Amarinder Singh's unhappiness has compelled the party to think otherwise.