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Captain Amarinder accepts Sidhu’s invitation; latter says ‘no personal agenda’ in letter | India News – Times of India

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday agreed to attend the installation ceremony of the new Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, putting an end to the speculation that he may boycott the event. The ceremony will take place on Friday. Two of the four working presidents of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC), […]

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In first show of strength, Navjot Singh Sidhu visits Golden Temple with 62 MLAs

New Delhi: In a first show of solidarity after his name was announced as the state party chief, Punjab Congress unit President Navjot Singh Sidhu, accompanying 62 legislators, comprising many state Cabinet ministers, on Wednesday (July 21) paid his obeisance at the Amritsar’s Golden Temple. However, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who is upset with Sidhu […]

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Navjot Singh Sidhu gets upper hand in Punjab as Congress top brass ignores CM Amarinder Singh’s objections

NEW DELHI: After weeks of infighting and strong opposition by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu was finally appointed the state unit chief by the Congress top brass in a bid to end factionalism in the party. Sidhu replaced Sunil Jakhar, a prominent Hindu face who was at the helm for […]

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“Time To Be United”: Congress Leader On Navjot Singh Sidhu’s Promotion In Punjab

Senior Congress leader Ashwani Kumar said the party leadership’s decision should be accepted by all. New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and former law minister Ashwani Kumar on Sunday urged party leaders in Punjab to gracefully accept decision of the Congress high command to appoint Navjot Singh Sidhu as the new state party president and stressed […]

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25 govt hospitals in Punjab to get centres for diagnostic testing at affordable prices

THE PUNJAB government has decided to set up centres that conduct essential tests like MRI, CT and pathology under one roof, on PPP mode in 25 government hospitals for needy patients, as such diagnostics services in Punjab are mostly concentrated in the private sector. State Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu on Thursday said that these […]

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Amarinder Singh to remain Cong’s CM candidate in Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu to become party chief: Sources

New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will lead the party for 2022 Assembly election in the state while Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to be named as the party chief, as per sources in the party. The Congress party has been trying desperately to the resolve the infighting that has endangered the party’s campaign […]

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Another Madhya Pradesh-Based Illegal Weapons Network Busted: Punjab Police

Punjab police has claimed to have busted a network of illegal weapon suppliers from Madhya Pradesh. Chandigarh: Punjab Police on Wednesday claimed to have cracked another interstate module involved in manufacturing and supply of illegal weapons across the state with the arrest of its two members from Madhya Pradesh. The development comes just four days […]

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Health services in Punjab hit as government doctors go on 3-day strike over NPA issue – ET HealthWorld

Medical services were affected in Punjab as government doctors went on a three-day strike from Monday to protest against the alleged silence of the state government over their issue of non-practicing allowance (NPA). Health services, including outpatient department (OPD) services and elective surgeries, remained suspended in government hospitals, said Punjab Civil Medical Services Association president […]

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Punjab Man On The Run After Killing 4 Family Members of Daughter’s Lover: Police

Batala Superintendent of Police Gurpreet Singh said a case has been registered. (Representational) Chandigarh: A man allegedly killed four family members of a man his daughter was in a relationship with in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district, police said on Sunday. According to police, accused Sukhjinder Singh, a resident of Balarwal village in Batala, was angry when […]

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