September 21, 2021 8:56 am
Without naming Soni, Jakhar said, “The making up of this Hindu vs Sikh issue is an insult to Punjab, which is so secular in character. We have faced so much in the state. It has come back to normal with so much effort.”
September 20, 2021 7:15 pm
The Congress general secretary in-charge of Punjab had told a TV channel that Sidhu would be the next CM if Congress came to power in the state.
September 19, 2021 12:55 pm
The 67-year-old former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president is a straight-talking politician not prone to making tall promises.
September 19, 2021 10:10 am
All three previous Hindu CMs - Gopi Chand Bhargava, Bhim Sen Sachar and Ram Kishan - were from Congress and had played vital role in Indian freedom struggle.
September 18, 2021 10:42 pm
The effective tenure of the next Chief Minister of Punjab will be very limited keeping in view the impending assembly elections in the state in February 2022 and the fact that the model code of conduct will be imposed in the state by the Election Commission well in advance.
July 25, 2021 2:45 am
Jakhar was replaced with Sidhu recently after being the state Congress president for over four years. “In the battle between Amarinder and Sidhu, Jakhar became the sacrificial goat,” a party leader said.
June 12, 2021 5:39 am
Amid all this, state Congress chief Sunil Jakhar said that he would be happy to step aside if doing that would strengthen the party. Jakhar was responding to speculation that he might be replaced as PPCC chief.
May 08, 2021 9:28 pm
“Congress government is committed to zero tolerance to corruption. That’s why CM ordered a case to be registered against Sodhi after the departmental inquiry found him guilty,” said Jakhar.
March 03, 2021 1:09 am
Majithia said the suicide note left by Jagtar mentioned "Congress government's promise of waiving the loans", and added that it further read that "the loan taken from a society was not waived off".
February 22, 2021 7:49 pm
Lauding the chief minister, Jakhar said Amarinder had led the state in very difficult times and the people were well aware of his massive contribution.