Punjab Congress president, CLP leader resign; reshuffle on cards

Punjab Congress president, CLP leader resign; reshuffle on cards

Congress Punjab unit president Partap Singh Bajwa and Congress Legislative Party leader Sunil Jakhar have resigned from their posts, party general secretary Shakeel Ahmad said on Thursday.

Parkash Singh Badal should sack Sukhbir: Bajwa

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa pointed out that this was not the first time that father and son had "publicly differed".

Sikh institutions denigrated by Badals: Congress

The authority of Sikh institutions has been "denigrated" under the Akali Dal-led regime in Punjab, Congress alleged on Monday.

Holy book row: Congress seeks resignation of Badal, Sukhbir

 Congress today sought imposition of President's Rule in Punjab and resignation of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, owning moral responsibility for "complete breakdown of constitutional machinery" in the state witnessing tension over incidents of sacrilege.

Punjab: Bajwa seeks CBI probe on BJP leaders in drug smuggling charges

Exhorting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to listen to Punjab's 'Mann Ki Baat', state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa on Friday demanded CBI investigation against senior BJP leaders who were allegedly 'involved' in drug smuggling.

Bajwa bats for equipping Punjab police with modern weapons

 Lauding the police action in the Gurdaspur terror attack, Punjab Congress President Partap Singh Bajwa today stressed the need to equip the state police with modern weaponry to deal with such situations.

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa questions Badal's attitude towards farmers

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa questions Badal's attitude towards farmers

 Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa today asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to inform people about the number of families of farmers he had visited since 2007 in the state who had committed suicide.

Bajwa should rechristen his 'padyatra' as 'paschataap yatra': Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday slammed state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa for organising a 'padyatra' against the state government, stating that he should "apologise to the people for his party's sins".

Punjab Congress leaders to meet President today seeking central rule

Punjab Congress leaders to meet President today seeking central rule

Top leaders of Punjab Congress will meet President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, demanding central rule in the state over allegedly deteriorating law and order and a CBI probe against the present dispensation.

All-party meeting on Moga molestation case postponed: Bajwa

 An all-party meeting convened by Punjab Congress Chief Partap Singh Bajwa at Moga on Tuesday to discuss the strategy to intensify the agitation against alleged deteriorating law and order situation in the state, has been postponed by a few days.

Around 20K farmers from Punjab to attend Cong rally in Delhi: Partap Singh Bajwa

Around 20,000 farmers from Punjab will participate in Congress's farmers rally in Delhi tomorrow against the Centre's Land Acquisition Bill.

Dhuri bypoll: Amarinder, Bajwa indulge in blame game

The war of words between Amarinder Singh and Partap Singh Bajwa further intensified with Congress's drubbing in the Dhuri bypoll today as the two leaders blamed each other for the party's defeat.

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.