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26 June, 2016 9:55 PM Congress appoints Asha Kumari interim in charge of Punjab

Asha Kumari’s appointment has triggered a controversy over her conviction in a land grab case; Kumari is an MLA from Himachal Pradesh New Delhi: Nearly 10 days after veteran Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned as the general secretary in charge of Punjab, the party has named Asha Kumari, secretary in the All India Congress Committee (AICC), as interim 153

26 June, 2016 9:55 PM After Nath, Congress picks tainted Kumari as Punjab in-charge

Chandigarh: It seems Congress is unable to find a single uncontroversial figure as its Punjab in-charge with less than a year to go for assembly elections. A fortnight after the party took widespread flak for naming Kamal Nath as its general secretary in-charge of Punjab, it kicked up a storm again on Sunday by appointing Himachal Pradesh MLA Asha Kumari 151

26 June, 2016 8:14 PM Asha Kumari is Cong. in-charge for Punjab

The Congress appointed Asha Kumari as party in-charge of Punjab, replacing Kamal Nath who stepped down from the post earlier this month after he was criticised by the opposition parties over his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. A member of the Himachal Pradesh Assembly, Ms. Kumari, 52, was convicted in a land grab case in February. She is currently 158

26 June, 2016 5:40 PM Appointment of Dalhousie MLA Asha Kumari as AICC in-charge of Punjab kicks up controversy

Asha Kumari, who replaced Kamal Nath as Punjab Congress in-charge, has been convicted by a court in Chamba for forging a will, land grabbing and criminal conspiracy. Of late Sunday's have certainly not been good for the Congress. Two Sunday's back, the Congress had appointed Kamal Nath as the Congress general secretary in-charge of Punjab. It was followed 156

26 June, 2016 12:30 PM Convicted in land-grabbing case, Asha Kumari appointed Congress in-charge of Punjab

Congress on Sunday appointed party secretary Asha Kumari as its in-charge of poll-bound Punjab to succeed Kamal Nath days after he resigned following an opposition uproar but the choice triggered a controversy over her conviction in a land grab case. Kumari, who is an MLA from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh, was given one-year imprisonment by a Chamba 132

26 June, 2016 12:25 PM Congress appoints convicted MLA Asha Kumari as party-in-charge of Punjab after Kamal Nath’s exit

Chandigarh: To fill in the position of general secretary in-charge of Punjab after Kamal Nath's resignation, the Congress has selected the former state education minister Asha Kumari. The decision to bring in the lawmaker from Himachal Pradesh, who had been convicted in a land-grab case in February and is currently out on bail, has been taken citing 176

26 June, 2016 11:51 AM Convicted MLA Asha Kumari appointed Congress' in-charge of Punjab

New Delhi: Congress on Sunday appointed party secretary Asha Kumari as the AICC in-charge of Punjab in place of Kamal Nath, who had resigned following an uproar by BJP, SAD and AAP over his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Kumari, who is an MLA from Dalhousie in Himachal Pradesh, has served in various capacities in the party. She is a relatively 229

19 June, 2016 4:58 AM Rahul Gandhi’s birthday: His 46th year could be a defining one for his political fortunes

New Delhi: Twelve years of active politics behind him, while Rahul Gandhi celebrates his 46th birthday on Sunday, the Congress vice president is facing the toughest political challenge of his career. Gandhi not only has to revive the 131 year old party in most parts of the country but has to also counter a surging Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Prime 210

17 June, 2016 2:15 AM Ghost of Anti-Sikh Riots Continues to Haunt Kamal Nath

New Delhi/Muktsar: The ghost of anti-Sikh riots continued to haunt Congress leader Kamal Nath despite his giving up charge of poll-bound Punjab with his political rivals stepping up attack and demanding filing of a case against him. On his part, the former union minister and his party rejected reports that he was asked to resign in view of the controversy 184

17 June, 2016 12:33 AM Respect Nath’s decision to quit: Amarinder

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Thursday came out in strong defence of Kamal Nath, who resigned as general secretary in-charge of poll-bound Punjab, and said he respected his decision but it was sad that this row was raked up by rivals out to harm Congress party. Kamal Nath was appointed as General Secretary and given charge of both Punjab and Haryana 152