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Amarinder Singh vs Navjot Sidhu: AICC Calls Congress MLAs Meet Amid Rift In Party

Sep 18, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The announcement was made by Congress general secretary Harish Rawat.

Capt Amarinder Says Comments To Move Farmer Protests Out Of Punjab Were 'Twisted' Amid Outrage

Sep 14, 2021 Harish Manav

Reacting to Samyukta Kisan Morcha’s criticism of the remarks he had made yesterday on the issue, the Chief Minister lamented that despite his government’s unequivocal support to their cause, the farmers had misinterpreted his appeal and had, instead, tried to link it with the upcoming Assembly polls in Punjab.

CM Amarinder Singh Urges Agitating Farmers To Not Hold Protests In Punjab

In an address, Captain Amarinder Singh said that the state and its entire population stood like a rock with the farmers. He added that farmers should now desist from holding protests across the state.

Employees Failing To Get First COVID-19 Shot Will Be Sent On Leave In Punjab

Sep 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state government has announced the move against continued vaccine hesitancy.

Congress’ Rawat Asks To Be Relieved From Punjab Role

Congress leader Harish Rawat said he wants to concentrate on upcoming Uttarakhand Assembly polls.

27 August, 2021

Sidhu's Advisor Quits After Outrage Over Kashmir Comment

Outlook Web Desk

Malvinder Singh Mali had questioned Centre’s move to abrogate J&K’s special status and said ‘Kashmir is a country of Kashmiri people’.

27 August, 2021

Congress' Punjab 'Peace Plan' On Verge Of Collapse As Amarinder-Sidhu Crisis Deepens

Outlook Web Bureau

Calls by Sidhu’s supporters – four Punjab cabinet ministers and over 20 MLAs among them – for Singh’s ouster ahead of the assembly poll due in February 2022 have resurfaced, despite the Congress officially asserting that the Captain will stay on as CM to lead the party’s campaign.

23 August, 2021

Congress Leader Tewari Flays Remarks Of Sidhu’s Advisers on Kashmir, Pakistan

Outlook Web Desk

Congress leader Manish Tewari questioned should those be part of the party in Punjab who have pro-Pakistan leanings and don’t consider J&K part of India.

14 August, 2021

On 75th Independence Day Eve, Punjab CM Inaugurates Jallianwala Bagh Memorial Park In Amritsar

Outlook Web Desk

The memorial has been set up in the memory of all those who died in the massacre of April 13, 1919.

01 August, 2021

Friendship Day: Didi-Modi To Kangana-Anurag, 5 Foes We Wish Would Become Friends

Outlook Web Desk

On Friendship Day 2021, here's a look at five of the most heated rivalries in India today in the hopes that friendship outlives feuds.

21 July, 2021

CM Amarinder Singh Refuses To Meet Punjab Chief Sidhu, Demands 'Public Apology'

Outlook Web Bureau

An advisor to the CM on Tuesday denied reports of Najvot Singh Sindhu seeking an appointment with Captain Amarinder Singh amid rumours of simmering tensions.

16 July, 2021

Amarinder Singh vs. Navjot Sidhu: Congress's Punjab Peace Plan Gone Awry

Outlook Web Bureau

Amarinder Singh is learned to have reiterated his reservations over Navjot Singh Sidhu’s elevation in Punjab.

14 July, 2021

Battle For Punjab: Will Sidhu Team Up With Kejriwal to Beat Captain Amarinder?

Bhavna Vij-Aurora

Political pundits are now waiting for Navjot Singh Sidhu’s next move ahead of Punjab Assembly elections 2022.

12 July, 2021

Battle For Punjab: Farmer Leaders Differ On Poll Debut, Congress Wary

Puneet Nicholas Yadav

The prolonged farmers’ agitation, ongoing since November last, may turn into yet another headache for Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.

30 June, 2021

Punjab Congress Crisis: Navjot Singh Sidhu Meets Priyanka Gandhi

Outlook Web Bureau

Sidhu tweeted a picture with a caption, 'Had a long meeting with Priyanka Gandhi'

29 June, 2021

Punjab Poll Pitch: Arvind Kejriwal Promises 300 Units Free Electricity To Each Household

Outlook Web Desk

Kejriwal also promised 24/7 power in Punjab and waiver of pending electricity bills if his party is voted to power.

27 June, 2021

Widow Of Gallantry Awardee Denied Annuity After Remarriage, Punjab CM Hints At Policy Change

Outlook Web Desk

Anjini Dada became a window in 1999 when her husband Major Raman Dada of the 11th Battalion of the Sikh Regiment was killed in action in Assam.

21 June, 2021

I Am No Showpiece To Be Used To Win Elections: Navjot Sidhu Hits Out At Captain Amarinder Singh

Outlook Web Bureau

The cricketer-turned-politician sounded bitter over being used only for getting votes.

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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