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Appointing Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab CM 'good move', left big impact on Dalit voters, says Harish Rawat
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Appointing Charanjit Singh Channi Punjab CM 'good move', left big impact on Dalit voters, says Harish Rawat

The Congress’ Punjab in-charge in an interview with News18 said that he would like to see a Dalit chief minister in Uttarakhand too

Punjab crisis: Entire Congress influenced by Navjot Singh Sidhu's sense of comic theatrics, says Amarinder Singh
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Punjab crisis: Entire Congress influenced by Navjot Singh Sidhu's sense of comic theatrics, says Amarinder Singh

The remarks came after Surjewala claimed that 78 of the 79 Punjab Congress MLAs and Harish Rawat claimed that 43 MLAs had written to the high command on the issue

'Post or no post': Sidhu vows to stand by Rahul and Priyanka after u-turn on Punjab Congress chief job
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'Post or no post': Sidhu vows to stand by Rahul and Priyanka after u-turn on Punjab Congress chief job

Sidhu set the stage for Amarinder Singh's resignation as Punjab CM on 18 September and the relatively lesser-known Dalit face Charanjit Singh Channi's takeover, just four months before the Assembly polls

Congress asks Channi to 'sort Punjab crisis at state level'; Sidhu likely to continue as PCC chief
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Congress asks Channi to 'sort Punjab crisis at state level'; Sidhu likely to continue as PCC chief

Channi rushed to Delhi a day after he held hectic parleys with a disgruntled Navjot Singh Sidhu, who finally relented and reportedly agreed to continue as the Punjab Congress chief after he was assured that a coordination panel, comprising him and the CM, will be set up

Hours after Rawat questions Amarinder's 'proximity' with Shah, Singh hits back hard
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Hours after Rawat questions Amarinder's 'proximity' with Shah, Singh hits back hard

Amarinder Singh said the only pressure he had been under for the past few months was that of his own loyalty to the Congress, because of which he continued to tolerate insult after insult

'Total devastation' if you don't allow me to take decisions, Navjot Singh Sidhu warns Congress
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'Total devastation' if you don't allow me to take decisions, Navjot Singh Sidhu warns Congress

Sidhu was appointed as the Punjab Congress chief last month amid a rift with state chief minister Amarinder Singh

Amid Congress infighting, Harish Rawat seeks to be relieved as Punjab affairs in-charge
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Amid Congress infighting, Harish Rawat seeks to be relieved as Punjab affairs in-charge

Rawat said that to concentrate on the upcoming polls in Uttarakhand, where he is the Congress' campaign committee chairman, it had been on his mind to seek to be relieved from Punjab role

Congress to contest Punjab polls under Amarinder Singh’s leadership, says Harish Rawat
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Congress to contest Punjab polls under Amarinder Singh’s leadership, says Harish Rawat

This comes after a section of Punjab Congress leaders expressed their resentment over Amarinder Singh to party high command

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to attend Navjot Singh Sidhu's coronation ceremony today
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Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to attend Navjot Singh Sidhu's coronation ceremony today

Sidhu will formally assume charge of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, along with four working presidents, at Punjab Congress Bhawan on Friday

Punjab Congress crisis continues: Amarinder unites with Bajwa to push back; Sidhu continues parleys
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Punjab Congress crisis continues: Amarinder unites with Bajwa to push back; Sidhu continues parleys

After Sidhu's tweet subtly hinting at the elevation, media circles were abuzz with news that the appointment is all but a matter of final announcement. But that never came

Punjab Congress crisis reaches a cusp: Amarinder agrees to Sidhu's elevation, but no official word yet
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Punjab Congress crisis reaches a cusp: Amarinder agrees to Sidhu's elevation, but no official word yet

Rawat also informed Singh that three to four working presidents of the chief minister's choice would also be appointed along with Sidhu, sources said

Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Punjab Congress revamp
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Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Sonia Gandhi ahead of Punjab Congress revamp

The meeting comes ahead of the party's Punjab unit revamp and amid reports that Sidhu may get a key role in the organisation.

BJP issues show cause notice to Uttarakhand MLA after viral video shows lawmaker dancing with guns in hands
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BJP issues show cause notice to Uttarakhand MLA after viral video shows lawmaker dancing with guns in hands

Suspended BJP MLA from Uttarkhand Kunwar Pranav Singh Champion landed in trouble once again on Wednesday as a video showing him dancing with guns in his hands during a get-together went viral prompting an embarrassed party to issue a show cause notice to him

Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat quits as Congress general secy in charge of Assam after party's poor show in North East LS polls
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Ex-Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat quits as Congress general secy in charge of Assam after party's poor show in North East LS polls

Former Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat announced his resignation as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Assam on Thursday

Congress to decide on prime ministerial candidate after Lok Sabha election results on 23 May, says senior leader Harish Rawat
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Congress to decide on prime ministerial candidate after Lok Sabha election results on 23 May, says senior leader Harish Rawat

In Ludhiana to campaign for Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu, Rawat on Sunday said, "Our leader has said it clearly we'll decide after election results that who will be the Prime Minister."

Polling concludes for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand; hilly state records 57.55% turnout amid several high-profile contests
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Polling concludes for five Lok Sabha seats in Uttarakhand; hilly state records 57.55% turnout amid several high-profile contests

Uttarakhand recorded lower voter turnout (57.75%) as compared to 2014 Lok Sabha polls in the hilly state as polling concluded for the five seats in the hilly state

Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: Rahul Gandhi, Karti Chidambaram, Digvijaya Singh, Shashi Tharoor among key Congress candidates

Congress veteran Sonia Gandhi has returned from her rumoured retirement to fight the election from the Gandhi family's traditional constituency of Rae Bareli.

In Uttarakhand's hills, BJP's nationalism strikes a chord; voters downplay local issues, say problems can be solved later
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In Uttarakhand's hills, BJP's nationalism strikes a chord; voters downplay local issues, say problems can be solved later

Though locals in Uttarakhand's hilly areas — Kumaon and Garhwal — are upset with the BJP over unemployment, migration and lack of basic facilities, nationalism seems to be striking a chord with people openly voicing their support for Narendra Modi

Lok Sabha Election 2019, Uttarakhand profile: Garhwal, Almora among key seats; Congress hopes to regain past glory
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, Uttarakhand profile: Garhwal, Almora among key seats; Congress hopes to regain past glory

Currently, all five parliamentary seats are held by the Bharatiya Janata Party, which also enjoys a majority in the state.

Peas cultivation brings new ray of hope in Uttarakhand's Ghes village; model could resolve hilly state's migration problem
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Peas cultivation brings new ray of hope in Uttarakhand's Ghes village; model could resolve hilly state's migration problem

Peas cultivation has brought much joy and relief to residents of Ghes village in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand who now feel confident that the area’s economy has improved, thus laying the groundwork to curb migration