New Delhi: Having joined Congress after hectic negotiations, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday said that he was a "born Congressman" who was coming back to his roots and would be ready to work under anybody appointed by the high command and contest from where the party wantsMore
Published 16-Jan-2017 12:02 IST | Updated 15:11 IST
Amritsar: Terming former BJP leader Navjot Singh Sidhu a "traitor", Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that he has betrayed his "mother party", the BJP, which brought him into the politics.
Published 15-Jan-2017 22:24 IST
Nawanshahr(Pb): Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday welcomed state Congress president Amarinder Singh's decision to contest from Lambi assembly constituency against him and expressed confidence that people of Lambi would not fall prey to his machinations.
Published 15-Jan-2017 20:50 IST
Chandigarh: Punjab BJP today termed Navjot Singh Sidhu a 'kapoot' (an unworthy son) after he joined Congress party. "Sidhu used to call BJP his mother. He betrayed his mother who gave him a political stage, name, fame- everything; made him MP thrice, and his wife an MLA and then a ChiefMore
Published 15-Jan-2017 20:20 IST
Chandigarh: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday described his joining the Congress as "beginning of a new inning".
Published 15-Jan-2017 19:35 IST | Updated 19:43 IST
Amritsar: Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was already a member of the Congress and will be contesting the assembly polls.
Published 15-Jan-2017 07:25 IST
Chandigarh: Surjit Singh Barnala, who almost became Prime Minister in the mid-90s but for his party ditching him, was a moderate Akali politician and played a role in the Rajiv-Longowal Accord that catapulted him to the chief minister's seat in Punjab during its worst period of militancy.
Published 14-Jan-2017 21:35 IST
Chandigarh: Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala, who took over reins of the state in the difficult period when militancy was at its peak in the mid-80s, died here today at the age of 91. Barnala, who served as Chief Minister from 1985 to 1987, was admitted to the Post-GraduateMore
Published 14-Jan-2017 19:12 IST
Amritsar: Giving an interesting turn to Punjab's politics, state Congress president Amarinder Singh has sought the Congress high command's permission to fight next month's assembly elections against Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal from the latter's assemblyMore
Published 14-Jan-2017 16:42 IST
New Delhi: Congress' Punjab chief Amarinder Singh has called Arvind Kejriwal a "sneaky little fellow", riled over the latter's claim that he will lose from the Patiala seat in the upcoming Assembly polls.
Published 13-Jan-2017 22:20 IST
Amritsar: Congress leader Navjot Kaur on Friday said her husband Navjot Singh Sidhu will join the party in a "day or two" and has been assured of "significant" role in Punjab if it formed government in the state.
Published 13-Jan-2017 20:45 IST
Jalandhar: Arvind Kejriwal on Friday again asked voters in Punjab to take the money "offered" by political parties but "fool" them by voting only for the Aam Aadmi Party barely four days after the Goa poll chief took cognisance of a a similar remark and sent a report to the Election Commission.
Published 13-Jan-2017 18:45 IST
New Delhi: Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu met Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi here today, with party leaders saying the former BJP MP is expected to join the party anytime soon and is likely to play a crucial role in Punjab which goes to poll on February 4.
Published 12-Jan-2017 18:46 IST
Chandigarh: Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has strongly condemned the hurling of a shoe at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in Lambi and appealed to Punjabis to shun elements who want to destroy the peaceful fabric of Punjab.
Published 12-Jan-2017 16:35 IST
Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday submitted a complaint to Election Commission urging it to review and stay any further action on a notification issued by the Punjab government to give "benefit" to a resort owned by the Badal family.
Published 12-Jan-2017 08:00 IST
New Delhi: Former union minister and Congress National Spokesperson, Manish Tewari on Wednesday condemned the hurling of shoe at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. In a tweet and a statement later, Tewari said, this was a highly condemnable act.
Published 12-Jan-2017 07:33 IST
Batala: Alleging that the SAD-BJP government in Punjab has "ruined" the industry, AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Wednesday promised to install an "industrialist" as the state's finance minister if his party was voted to power in February 4 polls.
Published 12-Jan-2017 07:12 IST
New Delhi: Putting at rest talks of Navjot Singh Sidhu being offered the post of deputy chief minister if Congress party comes to power in Punjab, the state Congress chief Amarinder Singh today said the cricketer-turned- politician would soon join the party "unconditionally".
Published 11-Jan-2017 18:41 IST
Lambi (Muktsar): A shoe was today hurled at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal by a relative of a radical Sikh leader during an election campaign at Ratta Khera village here.
Published 11-Jan-2017 16:17 IST
Patiala: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that the next Chief Minister of Punjab will be from the state itself if the AAP wins the assembly election. The clarification from Kejriwal came at a rally here, 80 km from Chandigarh, following a political storm over the issue onMore
Published 11-Jan-2017 16:13 IST

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