Punjab Politics News
Capt emerges a strong leader
Almost written off a few months ahead of the parliamentary poll, Capt Amarinder Singh is back in the political arena as Deputy Leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party. A reluctant Amarinder was asked by the party high command to take on BJP stalwart Arun Jaitley in Amritsar. He trounced his opponent by more than a lakh votes.
Capt Amarinder warns against delay in payment to farmers
Amritsar: Former Chief Minister and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday warned the Akali-BJP government against the undue and unwarranted delay in the payment to sugarcane farmers across Punjab by the state owned sugar mills.
Cong doesn’t need support for Assembly poll, says Tanwar
Chandigarh: Haryana Congress on Monday said it did not need any support to fight coming Assembly polls and exuded confidence that party would form the government third time in the state.
30 yrs on, Capt back in Parliament tomorrow - Had resigned as Patiala MP in 1984 after Op Bluestar
His political career comes a full circle as Capt Amarinder Singh takes oath as Member of Parliament from Amritsar on June 4. He will be re-entering Parliament after exactly 30 years.
‘Harsimrat induction nails Badal’s lie’
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa on Monday said the logic given by chief minister Parkash Singh Badal about the induction of his daughter-inlaw Harsimrat Kaur Badal in the Narendra Modi cabinet had come under question following the revelation made by SAD secretary general Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa.
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