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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.