Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again, second time in three months

New Delhi, Aug 13 (PTI) Over two months after contracting the coronavirus infection, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday tested positive for COVID-19 again and will remain in isolation. Earlier this week, her daughter and Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra had also tested positive. “Congress President Smt. Sonia Gandhi has tested positive for Covid-19… Continue reading Sonia Gandhi tests positive for COVID-19 again, second time in three months

Sonia Gandhi hospitalized with COVID-19 related issues

NEW DELHI, June 12 (Reuters) – The leader of India’s main opposition party, Sonia Gandhi, has been admitted to hospital in New Delhi with health issues related to COVID-19, her Congress party said. The party tweeted the announcement but gave no other details. Italian-born Gandhi, widow of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, is the longest-serving… Continue reading Sonia Gandhi hospitalized with COVID-19 related issues

ED issues fresh summons to Rahul Gandhi on June 13 in National Herald case

New Delhi [India], June 3 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate on Friday issued fresh summons to Rahul Gandhi in the National Herald case, which was closed by the investigating agency in 2015 and asked the Congress MP to join the investigation on June 13. Earlier, the central investigating agency had summoned the leader and his mother… Continue reading ED issues fresh summons to Rahul Gandhi on June 13 in National Herald case

After Sonia Gandhi, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

New Delhi, June 3 (PTI) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Friday said she has tested positive for COVID-19 and has quarantined herself. A day earlier, her mother and party president Sonia Gandhi had tested positive for coronavirus. In a tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said, “I’ve tested positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms. Following… Continue reading After Sonia Gandhi, now Priyanka Gandhi Vadra tests COVID-19 positive

Congress fires five state chiefs after poll drubbing

NEW DELHI, March 15 (Reuters) – India’s opposition Congress party on Tuesday fired the local chiefs of five states after humiliating losses in recent elections, as it tries to reinvent itself ahead of the next national election in 2024 that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party is expected to win. Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) thrashed… Continue reading Congress fires five state chiefs after poll drubbing

Will fight tooth and nail if Sidhu is made CM, says Captain Amarinder

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 22 (ANI): Ahead of Assembly polls, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said that if Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu is elevated to the post of Chief Minister, he would fight tooth and nail. “I will fight the elevation of Sidhu to Punjab chief ministership tooth and… Continue reading Will fight tooth and nail if Sidhu is made CM, says Captain Amarinder

Charanjit Singh Channi to be next Punjab CM, to take oath on Sep 20

Chandigarh, September 19 (PTI): The Congress picked Charanjit Singh Channi as the next chief minister of Punjab on Sunday, a day after Amarinder Singh resigned following a bitter power tussle in the party. Channi will be the first Dalit to hold the chief minister’s post in the state. He will take oath at 11 am… Continue reading Charanjit Singh Channi to be next Punjab CM, to take oath on Sep 20

Punjab CM-designate Charanjit Singh Channi reaches Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh

Chandigarh [India], September 19 (ANI): Charanjit Singh Channi, who has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab, reached the Governor’s house here on Sunday to meet Governor Banwarilal Purohit to stake a claim to form the government, a day after the resignation of Amarinder Singh. Earlier today, Congress’ in… Continue reading Punjab CM-designate Charanjit Singh Channi reaches Raj Bhawan in Chandigarh

Charanjeet Singh Channi elected as Punjab Congress Legislature Party leader, set to take over as CM

Chandigarh [India], September 19 (ANI): Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected as the Leader of the Congress Legislature Party of Punjab and is set to take over as next chief minister following Captain Amarinder Singh’s resignation. “It gives me immense pleasure to announce that Sh. Charanjit Singh Channi has been unanimously elected as the… Continue reading Charanjeet Singh Channi elected as Punjab Congress Legislature Party leader, set to take over as CM

Sukhjinder Randhawa seeks time to meet Punjab Governor: Sources

Chandigarh [India], September 19 (ANI): Congress leader Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, who is likely to become the next Chief Minister after the resignation of Captain Amarinder Singh, has sought time for a meeting with Governor Banwarilal Purohit, said sources on Sunday. “Congress leader Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has sought time for a meeting with Governor Banwarilal Purohit… Continue reading Sukhjinder Randhawa seeks time to meet Punjab Governor: Sources