In a joint press conference, Punjab ministers Pargat Singh and Vijay Inder Singla termed the Centre's decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force an "attack on federalism".
Navjot Singh Sidhu meets party leaders at AICC HQs, says he has full faith in Sonia Gandhi's leadership
Sidhu met AICC general secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal and party general secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat at the party headquarters
As the theatrical farce played out providing daily prime time entertainment to a country aghast at the party’s amateurish handling of the imbroglio, the Congress leadership remained mummified
The twin challenge before Mamata Banerjee for emerging as a prima donna in the opposition firmament is to build her own national profile while enlarging the geographic footprint of her party
Congress in complete disarray, using preposterous lies to cover mishandling of Punjab crisis, says Amarinder
The former Punjab CM's remarks came hours after Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala claimed that 78 party legislators had sought Singh's ouster in a letter to the Central leadership
Sidhu likely to continue as Punjab Congress chief after Channi meet, say sources; not joining BJP: Amarinder
Channi, meanwhile, has called a cabinet meeting on 4 October at the Secretariat, ANI reported
'Enough is enough': Ex-Punjab Congress chief says attempts to undermine CM Channi's authority should end
His remarks came after Navjot Singh Sidhu announced that he will meet Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi in Chandigarh for talks.
The footballer has urged mediapersons to stop mistakenly tagging him on social media instead of the former chief minister on tweets and posts on social media.
By sacking Amarinder Singh for an unstable, impatient upstart like Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Nehru-Gandhis once again showed their insecurity and disdain for mass leaders
Sibal said a senior member of the 'Group of 23' has written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi for convening the CWC meeting immediately to discuss the party affairs and the exodus.
Told Navjot Singh Sidhu to resolve differences, says Punjab CM Charanjit Channi as deadlock continues
"The (state) president is the head of the party. The head has to sit among the family," he said, adding that Sidhu had agreed to meet.
It may be a stretch to call Navjot Singh Sidhu a genius, but he is not as much of a maverick as he appears
In granting Sidhu his two long-standing wishes, a powerful post and the ouster of Amarinder, the Congress central leadership had completely owned the Punjab restructuring.
Punjab political crisis: Sidhu takes moral high ground, but Congress leaders seethe over his 'betrayal'
Meanwhile, Sidhu took the moral high ground, at least on camera. Sidhu tweeted a video message in Punjabi on Wednesday morning, saying he will fight for truth "until his last breath".
Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Congress chief; he'll join some other party, predicts Amarinder
In a letter to Sonia Gandhi, he wrote that he would not 'compromise on the state's future'
Barely days after Charanjit Singh Channi took over as the Punjab chief minister and on a day portfolios were given to members of the new state Cabinet, Sidhu's resignation came as a jolt to the party.
Sidhu resigned as the chief of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee ahead of the Assembly elections in the state early next year.
The video shared by news agency ANI, shows chief minister Channi sharing the stage with dancers dressed in traditional attire.
Hope Amarinder Singh will reconsider 'inexperienced' remark against Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi, says Congress
The party also refused to comment on whether Singh would leave the party after his "unceremonious" exit as the chief minister of Punjab, and said "if someone wants to leave, we have no comment to offer".
In a series of interviews, Amarinder Singh said that Priyanka and Rahul were like his children and expressed remorse regarding the way things ended