Rahul Gandhi to visit Punjab next month: Bajwa

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is slated to visit Punjab next month, a senior party leader said here on Thursday.

Bajwa urges people to defeat SAD-BJP in Punjab civic polls

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday appealed to the people to hand out a crushing defeat to the "opportunistic" Akali Dal-BJP alliance in the upcoming civic polls in the state.

Rahul Gandhi to visit Punjab in March

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is slated to visit Punjab either in third or fourth week of the next month, Punjab Congress General Secretary Fatehjang Singh Bajwa said on Friday.

Ex-Punjab CM Bhattal meets Sonia Gandhi, wants end to intra-party feud

Former Punjab Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal on Friday met party President Sonia Gandhi here and pressed for early resolution of the feud in the state unit.

Cong's Jan 22 programme to be held under PPCC umbrella: Bajwa

 Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday said he welcomes the "belated initiative" by his bete noire Amarinder Singh aimed at taking on the ruling SAD-BJP with a rally on Jan. 22 at Amritsar but clarified that the event would be held under the party's umbrella.

Will meet party high command to explain ground realities: Bajwa

With senior party leader Amarinder Singh pitching for a change of leadership in Punjab Congress, state Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Sunday said he will meet party high command after 'Maghi' mela to explain the "ground realities" in the state.

Compensate terrorism victims also: Partap Singh Bajwa

 Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday demanded that the sufferers of terrorism in the state should be extended similar relief as to the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Punjab govt responsible for paddy procurement mess: Bajwa

 Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Wednesday alleged that the Parkash Singh Badal government was responsible for the mess in the process of paddy procurement in the state due to its utter mismanagement.

Infants' death: Congress seeks Punjab Health Minister's resignation

Terming the death of five newborns at Ludhiana Civil Hospital as "complete criminal neglect", Punjab Congress on Monday sought resignation of state Health Minister Surjit Kumar Jyani over the incident.

Check penetration of RSS in Punjab: Bajwa to Congress workers

Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa on Saturday called upon party workers to check penetration of Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh in the state.

Punjab Congress President Bajwa hits out at Modi

Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday denounced the Narendra Modi government for allegedly "ignoring" the martyrdom day anniversary of late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who sacrificed her life on this day for the unity and integrity of the country.

Congress workers block Bajwa's car, seek his removal from party post

 Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa today had a direct face-off with agitating party workers, who were demanding his removal and asking him to go back, here.

Daggers out in Punjab Congress, 'signature campaign' against Bajwa

 Tension simmering in the Punjab Congress after drubbing in Lok Sabha polls came to the fore today as a section of party leaders launched a "signature campaign" seeking removal of party's state chief Partap Singh Bajwa.

Bajwa strongly condemns case against MLA's aide, two others

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday condemned the recent registration of an FIR against the Personal Assistant of Rajwinder Kaur, MLA from Nihalsinghwala and two others for allegedly posting objectionable remarks on Facebook against Agriculture Minister Tota Singh.

Punjab govt's investment summits big hoax: Congress

 Terming the "much-hyped" investment summits organised by the Punjab government as "big hoax", Congress today alleged that the events had failed to facilitate any investment for the state. Quoting information received through Right to Information (RTI), Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa said Punjab Investors Summit of December 2013 and Agriculture Summit of February 2014 have proved to be "big hoax" as no MoU had finally materialised.

Badal government curbing right to protest: Congress

The opposition Congress in Punjab Saturday slammed the Badal government for allegedly curbing the democratic right of the people to protest.

Stop taking `flawed` orders from SAD leaders: Bajwa tells cops

Punjab Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa today called on policemen to listen to their conscience rather than follow "illegal and flawed orders" of Akali leaders.

Time for BJP to come out of Badal government: Bajwa

Congress Friday took aim at the virtual split in SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab over the advance tax issue, saying it was time for the saffron party to break up with ruling party in the state.

Badal trying to flare up situation, says Bajwa

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa Sunday said CM Parkash Singh Badal was trying to flare up the situation in Punjab and Haryana over the issue of creation of the HSGPC.

Railway fare hike marks `beginning of black days` under Modi: Bajwa

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa today termed the decision to hike railway fare as "anti-people" and said it "marked beginning of the black days" under the Narendra Modi government.