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Amarinder sticks to stance: No meeting till Sidhu apologises for offensive tweets | India News

NEW DELHI: Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, who had strongly opposed the appointment of Navjot Singh Sidhu as the state chief, stands firm on his condition for any formal meeting with the cricketer-turned-politician. The Amarinder Singh’s office on Tuesday tweeted that “CM won’t meet Sidhu till he publicly apologises for his personally derogatory social …

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What worked for Captain Amarinder Singh in 2015 buoys Sidhu now | India News

JALANDHAR: The factor which worked for Captain Amarinder Singh in 2015 — when he could get support of several MLAs to build pressure on the party high command to get Partap Singh Bajwa replaced as the Punjab PCC president — is now working for Navjot Singh Sidhu. It is the perception among MLAs and prospective …

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Congress snubs objections by Captain Amarinder Singh & netas, appoints Navjot Singh Sidhu Punjab Congress chief | India News

NEW DELHI: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday evening appointed Navjot Sidhu as the head of Punjab Congress, ignoring the strenuous objections raised by party leaders, led by chief minister Amarinder Singh, and settling the issue that has been the source of much squabbling and instability over the last two months. Sidhu’s appointment attests to …

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‘Don’t let down Amarinder’: 10 Punjab Cong MLAs write to party high command | India News

NEW DELHI: Ten Punjab Congress MLAs have written to the party high command with an urge to ‘not let down’ chief minister Amarinder Singh. This comes amid a bitter power struggle within the party between the chief minister and Navjot Singh Sidhu, who had publicly voiced his resentment against the leadership of Amarinder. News agency …

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Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu as PCC chief, with caveat | India News

CHANDIGARH: Even as Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh reiterated his “acceptance” of Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s decision on his leading critic Navjot Singh Sidhu being made state Congress chief, he underlined that he remains miffed at how the issue was handled and said Sidhu should issue a public apology for derogatory tweets against him. …

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Punjab Congress tussle: What Amarinder told Rawat on Sidhu’s likely elevation | India News

NEW DELHI: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday met AICC general secretary and state in charge Harish Rawat, who flew down to Chandigarh amid speculation over Navjot Singh Sidhu‘s possible elevation as the Punjab Congress chief. The chief minister said he raised “certain issues” with Rawat during the “fruitful” meeting at his farmhouse in …

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Punjab Congress tussle: Amarinder meets Rawat, Sidhu calls on Jakhar | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid escalating tensions in the Punjab Congress unit, state party in charge Harish Rawat on Saturday called on chief minister Amarinder Singh at his residence in Chandigarh. The meeting comes amid speculations that Sidhu would be appointed as state Congress head despite Amarinder’s misgivings. Rawat reached Chandigarh in a chopper around 12 noon …

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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia Gandhi on Navjot Singh Sidhu, expresses reservations | India News

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is learnt to have made a last-ditch effort to stall cricketer-turnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s possible elevation as the Punjab Congress chief by expressing his reservations in a letter to Sonia Gandhi. It came on a day when Sidhu met Sonia in Delhi. AICC in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat …

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Miffed over Navjot Singh Sidhu elevation buzz, Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Sonia | India News

NEW DELHI: Amid continued infighting in Punjab Congress, former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday met party chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence here and in a bid to bring about a truce formula over the state unit revamp. AICC general secretary in-charge for Punjab affairs of the party Harish Rawat, who was present at …

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Amarinder vs Sidhu: Congress truce attempts in Punjab hit a hurdle | India News

NEW DELHI: There seems to be no immediate end to the ugly infighting in the Punjab Congress despite all efforts for a truce between chief minister Amarinder Singh and his detractor cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu. Amarinder Singh on Friday upped the ante by writing a letter to Sonia Gandhi expressing apprehensions over the possible appointment …

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