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'Welcome to the fold': Singer Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress in Punjab
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'Welcome to the fold': Singer Sidhu Moosewala joins Congress in Punjab

The Punjabi rapper, whose real name is Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, had earlier faced criticism for promoting violence and gun culture in his songs

With Navjot Singh Sidhu's issues 'sorted', Congress is back to square one in Punjab
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With Navjot Singh Sidhu's issues 'sorted', Congress is back to square one in Punjab

The former cricketer-turned-politician after a meeting with Rahul Gandhi said his concerns had been resolved and that he would continue as the head of the state unit

More trouble for Congress as Amarinder Singh may 'form new party' within a fortnight
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More trouble for Congress as Amarinder Singh may 'form new party' within a fortnight

Reports have stated that nearly a dozen Congress leaders and a few farm leaders are in talks with the Captain

Congress to set up three-member coordination panel to resolve Punjab crisis
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Congress to set up three-member coordination panel to resolve Punjab crisis

The decision was taken after an over two-hour long meet between Charanjit Singh Channi and Navjot Singh Sidhu during which it was also decided that the latter would continue in his post as Punjab Congress chief

Punjab power tussle: How last minute wheeling and dealing cost front-runners
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Punjab power tussle: How last minute wheeling and dealing cost front-runners

The worst of the bitter power tussle in Punjab Congress might be over. However, the behind-the-scenes political wheeling and dealin has brought the party's dirty laundry out in the open just months before elections

Navjot Singh Sidhu a national security threat, won't accept him as Punjab CM, says Amarinder Singh
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Navjot Singh Sidhu a national security threat, won't accept him as Punjab CM, says Amarinder Singh

Making it clear that he had no intention of quitting politics, Singh said there was no question of supporting Sidhu, who was 'clearly mixed up with Pakistan and a danger, as well as a disaster, for Punjab and the country'

'I feel humiliated': Amarinder Singh steps down as Punjab CM amid Congress crisis
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'I feel humiliated': Amarinder Singh steps down as Punjab CM amid Congress crisis

He further said the Congress is free to 'appoint whoever they trust', adding that he would 'exercise his options when the time comes'

From Sunil Jakhar to Navjot Singh Sidhu, probable faces for Punjab CM post after Amarinder's exit
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From Sunil Jakhar to Navjot Singh Sidhu, probable faces for Punjab CM post after Amarinder's exit

Former Punjab President Sunil Jakhar has emerged as a frontrunner amid reports that the party wants to project a non Sikh chief ministerial face ahead of polls to counter AAP which is gaining ground in the state

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh 'likely to quit' ahead of key meet as Congress crisis deepens
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh 'likely to quit' ahead of key meet as Congress crisis deepens

The reaction comes after it was revealed that over 50 MLAs had written to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, demanding that he be replaced

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

Why speculation surrounding Prashant Kishor is escalating and the Sharad Pawar angle
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Why speculation surrounding Prashant Kishor is escalating and the Sharad Pawar angle

The newest twist in the tale came on Wednesday when Rahul Gandhi aide Archana Dalmia sent out a tweet giving Kishor a 'warm welcome into the Congress family' only to subsequently delete it

Amid Punjab Congress crisis, former state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Priyanka Gandhi Vadra
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Amid Punjab Congress crisis, former state minister Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Priyanka Gandhi Vadra

The Congress leadership is trying to revamp the party's Punjab unit and present a united face ahead of Assembly elections in the state early next year