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Tag: Punjab Politics

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh Among Five AAP's Rajya Sabha Nominees From Punjab
Cricketer Harbhajan Singh Among Five AAP's Rajya Sabha Nominees From Punjab

Harbhajan Singh is India's most successful off-spin bowler who played for the Indian national cricket team between 1998 and 2016. Singh was captain of the Indian Premier League team Mumbai Indians and captained Punjab for the 2012-13 Ranji Trophy season.

Bhagwant Mann To Get First Council Of Ministers On March 19
Bhagwant Mann To Get First Council Of Ministers On March 19

First-timer Jivan Jyot Kaur, who emerged as the 'giant slayer' by showing the door to two political heavyweights -- Navjot Singh Sidhu of the Congress and Majithia, who were busy in mudslinging against each other, is likely to inducted a minister.

Punjab Seat Sharing: BJP To Contest On 65 Seats, PLC On 37, SAD (Sanyukt) On 15
Punjab Seat Sharing: BJP To Contest On 65 Seats, PLC On 37, SAD (Sanyukt) On 15

Nadda said Punjab is a border state and security is a very important issue as far as assembly elections are concerned.

Received Request From Pakistan PM To Take Navjot Sidhu In My Cabinet: Amarinder Singh
Received Request From Pakistan PM To Take Navjot Sidhu In My Cabinet: Amarinder Singh

Talking about the message he received, Singh said, "Message was that the Pakistan Prime minister has sent a request that if you can take Sidhu in your cabinet he will be grateful. He (Sidhu) is an old friend of mine (Pakistan Prime Minister) and if he doesn't work then you can remove him."

Will Continue To Serve As Punjab Congress Chief: Navjot Singh Sidhu
Will Continue To Serve As Punjab Congress Chief: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Appointed the state chief on July 19, Sidhu resigned minutes after allocation of portfolios to ministers in the new government headed by Charanjit Channi who succeeded Amarinder Singh as the Chief Minister.

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

The letter to Sonia Gandhi reminded her of the party's 18-point agenda "given to the last chief minister" of Punjab and said that those were "equally relevant today".

Charanjit Singh Channi
Punjab CM Allocates Portfolios To Cabinet Ministers

Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa was assigned the portfolios of Home Affairs, Cooperation and Jails, while another Deputy Chief Minister Om Parkash Soni was allotted the portfolios of Health and Family Welfare, Defence Services Welfare and Freedom Fighters.

Sidhu
Congress Crisis: Navjot Sidhu Resigns As Punjab Congress Chief, Minister Quits In Solidarity

Sidhu announced his resignation on his Twitter handle in just an hour after Channi announced allocation of portfolios to his Cabinet colleagues.

Charanjit Singh Channi
Punjab CM Leaves For Delhi, May Discuss Cabinet Expansion With Cong Leadership

Charanjit Singh Channi's visit to Delhi assumes significance as Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had returned to the national capital from Shimla on Wednesday.

Charanjit Singh Channi
Charanjit Singh Channi To Be The Next Punjab CM

Channi, who was the Technical Educational and Industrial Training Minister in the Amarinder Singh, was, for quite some time, a hard critic of the Chief Minister.

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa
Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Likely To New Punjab CM, Announcement Soon

A majority of MLAs have proposed his name and the top leaders in Chandigarh are awaiting the green signal from the high command. A meeting is going on at Rahul Gandhi's Delhi residence to decide the next chief minister of Punjab.

Capt Amarinder Singh
Amarinder Wrote To Sonia Before Quitting As CM, Expressed Anguish At Political Events

Congress veteran Singh resigned as chief minister of Punjab months ahead of the Assembly polls after a bruising power struggle with state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.

'Navjot Sidhu Anti-National', Will Fight Move To Make Him CM: Capt Amarinder Singh
'Navjot Sidhu Anti-National', Will Fight Move To Make Him CM: Capt Amarinder Singh

"The government of Punjab means the security of India, and if Sidhu is made the face of the Congress for chief ministership, I will fight him at every step," Amarinder Singh said.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Takes Over As Punjab Cong Chief, Amarinder Says Both Will Move Together In Politi
Navjot Singh Sidhu Takes Over As Punjab Cong Chief, Amarinder Says Both Will Move Together In Politics

Sidhu takes over the reins of the party from Sunil Jakhar along with four working presidents -- Sangat Singh Gilzian, Sukhwinder Singh Danny, Pawan Goel and Kuljit Singh Nagra appointed by the party high command to assist him in the run-up to the state Assembly elections next year.

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