At a high-ranking Congress meeting earlier this month, Congress President Sonia Gandhi took full responsibility for the party's debacle in the Punjab elections, said a Congress official present at the meeting.
Two-time Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kultar Singh Sandwan was on Monday unanimously elected as Speaker of the 16th Punjab Legislative Assembly.
The AAP registered a landslide victory in recently concluded Punjab Assembly polls, winning 92 seats, pushing most of its rivals to the margins. Congress won 18 seats in the 117-member Assembly.
Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday offered to resign from his post, owing moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the Punjab Assembly elections.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said his government has eradicated corruption in the national capital and his counterpart Bhagwant Mann and his ministers will now run an honest government in Punjab as well.
In a tweet wishing the new Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who was sworn into the top job on Wednesday, he said that Mr Mann "unfurls a new anti-mafia era in Punjab
From a comedian to Punjab Chief Minister, Bhagwant Mann has seen a phenomenal rise in a political career of just over a decade.
Bhagwant Mann became Punjab Chief Minister today after a grand yellow-themed oath ceremony at Khatkar Kalan, freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's village.
A day after Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi sacked the party's chiefs in the five states where it suffered humiliating losses, the party's Punjab chief Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned from his post today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president JP Nadda were felicitated at the party's parliamentary party meeting in Delhi today for the election victory in four states.
At the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Sunday, party chief Sonia Gandhi said that shielding former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh despite a growing pushback against him within the party's state unit was a "mistake", sources have to
Punjab Chief Minister-designate Bhagwant Mann on Monday resigned from the Lok Sabha, a day before his swearing-in ceremony.
Punjab chief minister-designate Bhagwant Mann will submit his resignation as a member of parliament on Monday, party sources said.
AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday said after many years, Punjab is going to get an honest chief minister and asserted that his party will also give an honest government to the state.
Punjab's health system could go under the knife with 13 doctors making it to the state assembly this election, including 10 from the AAP which is set to form the next government.