Cong show-cause notice to Amarinder Singh’s wife Preneet Kaur over ‘anti-party activities’

The Congress Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to its Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, the 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 Harish Choudhary, the in-charge of party’s Punjab affairs, wrote, … Read more

Amarinder Singh ‘coward’, ‘crybaby’, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday once again trained his guns on former state chief minister Amarinder Singh, calling him a “fraud”, “coward” and a “crybaby”. Sidhu also dubbed the former CM as a “spent cartridge” and a “dying duck in a thurderstrom, a lost cause”, a day after the veteran leader resigned … Read more

Time for rapprochement over, decision to leave Congress is final: Amarinder

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed reports of backend talks with the Congress, saying the time for rapprochement is over and his decision to leave the party is final. Singh reiterated that he will soon launch his political party and said he wanted to build “a strong collective force in the interest … Read more

Amarinder Singh’s intervention welcome to resolve farmers’ stir: BJP general secy Tarun Chugh

BJP general secretary Tarun Chugh on Wednesday hailed former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh‘s efforts to resolve farmers‘ issues and said any intervention is welcome to resolve the deadlock with protesting farmers. Farmers, mostly from Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh, have been protesting at the borders of the national capital since last year against three … Read more

Congress hits out at Amarinder Singh for considering alliance with BJP

Congress has hit out at former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh for his statement that not only he would launch a regional party but could consider aligning with BJP if the contentious farm laws are withdrawn by the Centre. “His (Singh’s) statement is really shocking. It seems he has killed the ‘secular Amarinder’ within … Read more

Amarinder Singh a patriot, open to alliance with those who put national interest first: BJP

The BJP on Wednesday reciprocated warmly to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh‘s suggestion for an alliance with the party in the upcoming state assembly polls, lauding him as a patriot and asserting that it is open to joining hands with those who put national interest first. BJP general secretary and party in-charge of Punjab … Read more

Amarinder Singh to form own party, open to seat arrangement with BJP

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has announced he is forming his own political party and that he is ready for a seat arrangement with the BJP for the upcoming Punjab elections. “The battle for Punjab’s future is on. Will soon announce the launch of my own political party to serve the interests of Punjab … Read more

‘Preposterous lies’ being floated by Cong leaders to ‘cover up mishandling of crisis’: Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday attacked the Congress, alleging that “preposterous lies” were being floated by party leaders in a “clear bid to cover up their mishandling of the crisis” in the state. His remarks came hours after Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala claimed that 78 party legislators had sought Singh’s ouster … Read more

Sidhu has proved he’s unstable, not fit for Punjab: Amarinder

Soon after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress president on Tuesday, former chief minister Amarinder Singh dubbed it a “drama” and said the cricketer-turned-politician is “unstable” and “not fit” for the border state. Sidhu sent his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday. “I told you so…he is not a stable man and … Read more

AICC ducks Amarinder Singh’s bouncers but expects flare up in Punjab Congress

A cautious AICC on Thursday avoided any tit-for-tat response to former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh‘s frontal attack on the PPCC and AICC leadership. Senior AICC functionaries desisted from locking horns with Singh and Congress fielded a relatively junior spokesperson to say Singh, an elderly leader, may have got angry and said many things and … Read more