Congress show cause notice to Amarinder Singh’s wife Preneet Kaur for anti-party activities

The Congress on Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, wife of former chief minister Amarinder Singh, seeking an explanation for her “anti-party activities”. Kaur has been asked to explain her stand within seven days. Issuing the notice to Kaur, Congress leader in charge of the party’s Punjab affairs Harish Choudhary wrote, … Read more

BJP may emerge as fourth front before Punjab elections: Amarinder Singh

The Modi government’s move to repeal three agriculture laws has raised questions on the electoral pitch of Punjab. Out of the five electoral states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur, the largely agricultural state of Punjab will be directly affected by the move. This will be the first election that will present an … Read more

Amarinder thanks PM Modi for repeal of agriculture law, says possible alliance with BJP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement to repeal three agriculture laws at the Center is expected to help the BJP fight the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls, political observers said here on Friday. The party has not been able to campaign in Punjab so far due to farmers’ opposition from its leaders. The opposition party in Punjab … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amarinder Singh urge Center to reopen Kartarpur Corridor before Gurpurabi

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and former chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged the Center to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor for devotees ahead of the Gurpurab on November 19. The Kartarpur Corridor connects Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of the founding Guru of Sikhism. Nanak Dev at Dera … Read more

Sidhu’s own path, Punjab cabinet accepts resignation of top public prosecutor

Under pressure from Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu, the state cabinet on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Advocate General APS Deol. Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi said that a new Advocate General would be appointed on Wednesday. Addressing a press conference here after the cabinet meeting, Channi said Deol had resigned a few days … Read more