In cricket, Sidhu played against an Opposition. In politics, Sidhu has become his own Opposition. So, Sidhu bats, Sidhu bowls, Sidhu gets caught. Sidhu, incidentally, is also the pitch. One of his favourite riffs is that pitches are like wives, you never know which way they will turn. But, in Sidhu’s case, we know which way he will turn — against himself.
Amritsar grenade attack: Theories abound about possible hand of Pakistan's ISI, Khalistan hardliners
Following the attack in Amritsar, the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government suspected the hand of ISI-backed Khalistani or Kashmiri militants.
Amritsar attack: As SAD, Congress trade blame, AAP's HS Phoolka says Bipin Rawat 'behind attack', then apologises
A grenade attack on a religious congregation in Amritsar's Nirankari Bhawan on Sunday — which left three people dead and many injured — has drawn strong political reactions. While the Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh vowed that he will not let the "forces of terror" destroy the hard-earned peace in the state, the Opposition spearheaded by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) cornered him for "playing with fire".
Chandigarh: Political strategist Prashant Kishor has received some belated praise from the Congress, with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh saying his team's "work was absolutely critical to the victory".
After winning the trust vote, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday took a dig at the Congress's state in-charge Digvijaya Singh.
Most countries with a large diaspora actively woo their overseas communities, but the diplomatic spat between Netherlands and Turkey has shown up the hazards of aggressively courting the diaspora.
Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP for the party's victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly polls
The Akali Dal, whose president and incumbent Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has been saying that the party will rule Punjab for 25 years, is facing anti-incumbency since it has been in power,
Prior to this Punjab Congress Express programme, which will actually hit the streets on 26 September, Capt Amarinder’s on-going campaigning series has already gained a connect with the masses, especially the youth.
This new front will give a push towards realisation of a grand political front as perceived by the AAP oustees ahead of Punjab election.
A day after Arun Jaitley attacked him over his family's alleged foreign accounts, Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh hit back at him, accusing him of trying to "avenge his humiliating defeat" in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
The political scenario in Punjab, which had been a two-horse race for the longest time, is about to become a three-way battle with the entry of the AAP.
The by-poll is being seen as a kind of leadership test for Capt Amarinder Singh.
Many in the party from the state won’t take AAP as lightly though.
What’s even more problematic for Preneet Kaur is the fact that Capt Amarinder Singh is no more around this time to help his wife, busy as he is in Amritsar.