Punjab Congress

Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video

Caught on cam: Assailants thrash Congress man with sticks in Punjab's Ludhiana — Watch video

A congress worker was roughed by a group of men allegedly in an another case of political rivalry in Ludhiana district of Punjab.

May 09, 2017, 23:10 PM IST
Punjab Congress expels three rebel candidates for 'anti-party activities'

Punjab Congress expels three rebel candidates for 'anti-party activities'

With only one day to go before campaigning for the state Assembly election officially comes to a close, the Punjab Congress on Wednesday permanently expelled three more rebel candidates from the party for their alleged "anti-party activities".

Feb 01, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

Punjab Congress misses its deadline as AAP, Akalis announce candidates

The first list of Congress candidates is likely to be announced in the first half of December, leaving about 45-50 days for the candidates to campaign.

Nov 22, 2016, 13:15 PM IST
'Congress MLAs will resign if SC decision is unfavourable to Punjab in SYL issue'

'Congress MLAs will resign if SC decision is unfavourable to Punjab in SYL issue'

Amarinder told reporters that the party had unanimously decided to stand by its earlier decision that all MLAs will resign en block in the event of the SC's decision going against Punjab.

Oct 23, 2016, 22:01 PM IST
Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's likely visit, Punjab Congress goes into a huddle, calls party meet

Ahead of Rahul Gandhi's likely visit, Punjab Congress goes into a huddle, calls party meet

Senior Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa has said the Punjab leadership of the party will be meeting at Captain Amarinder Singh`s residence today to chalk out vice-president Rahul Gandhi`s schedule for his visit next month.

Oct 23, 2016, 11:26 AM IST

Sonia Gandhi approves new appointments in Congress Punjab unit

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday approved the appointment of new office-bearers in the party`s state unit in poll-bound Punjab.

Oct 19, 2016, 17:20 PM IST
Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Take pledge not to contest polls if denied tickets, Cong tells ticket seekers

Punjab Congress has asked ticket seekers to take a pledge and give an undertaking that they will not contest polls on any assembly seat against Congress nominee if they are not "chosen".

Jul 11, 2016, 18:00 PM IST
Amid speculations over Rahul Gandhi being elevated as Congress president, Punjab Congress top brass to meet him today

Amid speculations over Rahul Gandhi being elevated as Congress president, Punjab Congress top brass to meet him today

Amid reports of Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi to be given the party's throne, a delegation of senior party leaders from Punjab will meet him on Thursday in the national capital.

Jun 02, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Switching sides! 21 AAP members from Punjab join Congress

Switching sides! 21 AAP members from Punjab join Congress

Also at the same event, 34 Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) members and SAD ‘supporters’ have joined Congress.

Dec 26, 2015, 13:42 PM IST

Setback to Punjab Congress as ex-MLA from Bholath Sukhpal Khaira joins AAP

Khaira has been one of the most vociferous voices against the SAD-BJP government.

Dec 26, 2015, 00:15 AM IST

Amarinder meets Rahul

Amarinder Singh, a former chief minister, has replaced Partap Singh Bajwa as party chief to lead the poll effort in Punjab. 

Nov 28, 2015, 23:43 PM IST

Amarinder will face defeat for third time: SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal was speaking at the second Sadbhavna rally.

Nov 28, 2015, 20:27 PM IST
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.

Nov 26, 2015, 20:57 PM IST

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".

Nov 22, 2015, 18:42 PM IST

Rahul meets Prez, seeks judicial probe into police firing in Punjab

Congress leaders rejected the CBI probe ordered by Punjab government, saying its terms of reference did not include the role of police whose action left two people dead.

Nov 19, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Call emergency Session on farmers' issue: Punjab Congress to Badal

 Punjab Congress on Tuesday asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to immediately call an "emergency session" of the state Assembly and lead an all-party delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over farmers' issue.

Aug 25, 2015, 17:19 PM IST
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.

May 20, 2015, 07:58 AM IST

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.

Nov 24, 2014, 23:05 PM IST

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.

Nov 15, 2014, 22:44 PM IST

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.

Oct 31, 2014, 19:15 PM IST