Amarinder to take up Sidhu issues with Rahul this week
Chandigarh, May 26 : The ongoing spat between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his "outspoken" cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to be taken up by the former with party President Rahul Gandhi in their meeting this week in New Delhi, it was learnt on Sunday.
How Amarinder held his 'fort' against Modi wave
Chandigarh, May 26 : Punjab proved to be the only face-saver for the Congress in the parliamentary elections in north India, with two-time Chief Minister Amarinder Singh securing victory for his party in eight out of the state's 13 Lok Sabha seats.
After Babbar, tweeple put pressure on Sidhu to quit
New Delhi, May 24 : After Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar sent in his resignation to the party high command owning moral responsibility for the party's poor performance in the state, Twitter users mounted pressure on Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu to quite politics.
Chorus grows to change Sidhu's portfolio
Chandigarh, May 24 : Punjab Forest Minister Sadhu Singh Dharamsot on Friday joined the chorus blaming Navjot Singh Sidhu for Congress' poor performance in the state and said his action during the parliamentary elections had not only harmed Chief Minister Amarinder Singh but also party President Rahul Gandhi.
Modi's victory tribute to Vajpayee, says Puri
Chandigarh, May 24 : BJP's candidate for Punjab's Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic victory was a tribute to the late Bharat Ratna Atal Bihari Vajpayee and a lesson for the Congress.
Punjab CM hints at changing Sidhu's portfolio
Chandigarh, May 23 : Hours after blaming Navjot Singh Sidhu's inept handling of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the poor performance of the Congress in the urban areas, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening said he intended to change the minister's portfolio.
Keep your word and quit: Tweeple to Sidhu on Rahul's loss
New Delhi, May 23 : As Congress President Rahul Gandhi lost the prestigious Amethi seat to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Smriti Irani, one of the biggest setbacks of the Lok Sabha polls, the chorus grew on Twitter for resignation of Pubjan Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.
Punjab: Congress wins 8 seats, Akali Dal-BJP 4
Chandigarh, May 23 : Punjab's ruling Congress won eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats, one of the few states where it did well, while the BJP and its ally Akali Dal bagged two seats each. Bhagwant Mann, the AAP's only hope, retained his seat.
Congress maintains lead in Punjab
Chandigarh , May 23 : The Congress party in Punjab, where 13 Lok Sabha seats are at stake, is maintaining its lead against the rival Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-BJP alliance. Full Story
LS polls: Congress leads in Punjab in early trends
Chandigarh , May 23 : Congress is leading on eight Lok Sabha seats in Punjab, while Bharatiya Janata Party and its ally Shiromani Akali Dal each on two each. Aam Aadmi Party was leading on one Lok Sabha seat in the state, as the trends of the vote counting came in on Thursday. Full Story
Punjab: Congress leads in 8 seats, BJP 2
Chandigarh, May 23 : Punjab ruling Congress was leading on eight seats, while the BJP and its alliance partner Akali Dal on two seats each. Bhagwant Mann, AAP's only hope, was leading, as per initial trends in the first two hours of counting of ballots. Full Story