Notwithstanding the fact that it apparently indicts late prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru for India's military defeat in the 1962 war with China, Congress MP and former army captain Amarinder Singh has called for the release of the Henderson-Brooks report.
Virtually throwing a challenge to Punjab Congress chief Pratap Singh Bajwa's leadership, former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday rallied his supporters, including most of MLAs, and announced start of party's campaign to take on ruling Akali-BJP with a January 22 rally.
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.
Factional fued in Punjab Congress escalated today as former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi and is understood to have pressed for removal of Pratap Singh Bajwa as PCC chief.
Senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh today blamed the bureaucracy for inordinate delay in implementing the One Rank One Pension (OROP) to benefit the country's 30 lakh ex-servicemen and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi urgent attention to address the issue.
Expressing concern over the safety of 40 Indians held in captivity of ISIS in Iraq, senior Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked the Centre to issue a status report saying that their families have been "kept in dark" so far.
Congress leader Amarinder Singh has demanded disclosure of the Henderson Brooks Report into India's military debacle against China in the 1962 war saying there is no reason for the document to be kept under wraps.
Congress' Deputy Leader in Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Sunday said peace in Punjab could be threatened as the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) was holding shakhas in rural area which could lead to communal polarisation.
Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Monday lashed out at Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his Deputy Sukhbir Badal for abandoning Punjab by shifting the entire state apparatus to Haryana for campaigning there.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday attacked INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala saying instead of "dreaming" to rule Haryana from Tihar jail he should feel "ashamed" of his conviction "for robbing his own people" and warned voters against "Chautala-Badal nexus".
Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday lashed out at SAD-BJP government in Punjab for increasing the tax on diesel prices, saying it will put an additional burden on farmers who were in need of relief in the wake of "scanty" rains.
Asking what was the new outcome of the just-concluded US visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said Modi's stand on economy was "vague at best and self contradictory at worst".
Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice President Rahul Gandhi and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be among the 40 star campaigners of Congress who will woo voters for the 90-member Haryana Assembly elections.