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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 […]

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Sunil Jakhar’s resignation totally unnecessary: Punjab CM

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday termed Sunil Jakhar’s resignation from the post of Punjab Congress chief as totally unnecessary, given the impressive performance of the party in the state. “Had he discussed the matter with me I would have categorically advised him against quitting as Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) President,” Amarinder […]

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Punjab CM hints at changing Sidhu’s portfolio

Chandigarh: Hours after blaming Navjot Singh Sidhu’s inept handling of the Department of Housing and Urban Development for the poor performance of the Congress in the urban areas, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening said he intended to change the minister’s portfolio. In an interview with a news channel, the Chief Minister said […]

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Congress has to pay for Sidhu’s Pakistan visit: Punjab CM

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the Congress has to pay for his cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu’s visit to Pakistan. “The loss of Bathinda for the Congress is because of Sidhu’s reckless remarks on the desecration of the religious texts in 2015,” he told reporters here. “Indians will not tolerate […]

Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo: IANS)

‘Quit if you can’t work with CM’, another Punjab minister tells Navjot Singh Sidhu

Chandigarh:  Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he cannot work with the Chief Minister. Sidhu should quit as a minister in the Punjab Cabinet, since he has […]

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Navjot Singh Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticized his Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state. If he was a real Congressmen, he should have chosen a better time to air his grievances instead of just ahead of voting in […]

Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo/Twitter)

Sidhu won’t campaign for Congress in Punjab: Wife

Amritsar:  Congress star campaigner and Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will not campaign for his party in his home state as Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked him not to, his wife and former BJP MLA Navjot Kaur said on Tuesday. Amidst reports that the Minister’s health was not allowing him to campaign, his […]