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There must be discipline, Sidhu can not refuse portfolio: Amarinder

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu cannot pick and choose ministries as generals cannot refuse work given to them, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday speaking about the resignation row hitting his government. Saying he has not seen the content of Sidhu’s resignation letter, the Chief Minister said that “there should be some discipline”. Amarinder […]

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Congress needs charismatic Gen Next leader as Rahul’s replacement: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday backed a young leader to galvanise the Congress in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as the party President. Pointing to the large and growing youth population in the country, the Chief Minister urged the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to look for Gandhi’s replacement in a charismatic Gen […]

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Mamata, KCR and Amarinder to skip Niti Aayog meet

New Delhi:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her counterparts from Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao and Punjab Amarinder Singh will not attend the first meeting of the Niti Aayog governing council, to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Banerjee and Rao had also skipped the MOdi’s swearing-ceremony on May 23. A vocal critic […]

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Sidhu divested of his portfolio; most Punjab ministers get new one

Chandigarh:  Hours after the first state Cabinet meeting post Lok Sabha elections, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening rejigged the portfolios of most of the ministers, including Navjot Singh Sidhu. Barring four ministers, there are some changes in the portfolios of all the ministers as a result of the reallocation, which the Chief […]