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16 June, 2016 3:36 PM Kamal Nath clarifies 'no one asked me to quit'; rivals want his role in 1984 riots investigated

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 169

16 June, 2016 1:31 PM Kamal Nath Resigned On His Own 'Volition', Says Congress

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned "on his own volition" as party in-charge of Punjab, anguished over the "mischievous" campaign against him by opponents regarding the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the party said today. Talking to media, Party's senior spokesman Anand Sharma dismissed suggestions that the Congress buckled under pressure to replace 161

16 June, 2016 12:56 PM Stepped Down To Ensure Punjab's Issues Remain In Focus: Kamal Nath

New Delhi: Congress leader Kamal Nath today rejected reports that he was asked to step down as General Secretary in-charge of Punjab over his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and said he quit to ensure that attention was not diverted from the issues affecting the state. He denied that Congress President Sonia Gandhi asked him to quit the post, adding 156

16 June, 2016 11:24 AM Kamal Nath’s resignation apt to divert attention from ‘old wounds’ of 1984 riots: Congress

The Congress on Thursday came to the rescue of senior party leader Kamal Nath after he resigned as the in-charge of Punjab affairs.. The Congress on Thursday came to the rescue of senior party leader Kamal Nath after he resigned as the in-charge of Punjab affairs and said that it was necessary to divert the people’s attention from ‘old wounds’ of the 1984 anti-Sikh 201

16 June, 2016 3:02 AM Political updates: Amarinder Singh says Congress should learn lessons from Assam

In other news, the Union cabinet spelt out plans for a complete overhaul of the aviation sector with an eye on the future New Delhi: The Central government on Wednesday released plans to overhaul the aviation sector with the release of the civil aviation policy. With this, all airlines can now start overseas flights provided they deploy 20 flights. In a boost 188

16 June, 2016 3:02 AM Kamal Nath's resignation proves his complicity in 1984 riots: BJP

TN Assembly session to begin today with Governor's address With Congress leader Kamal Nath resigning as the party in charge of Punjab affairs, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday said the move simply proved his complicity in the 1984 riots, adding that the grand old party had "teased" the people of Punjab by appointing him despite knowing his involvement 152

16 June, 2016 3:02 AM Kamal Nath quits as Punjab Congress in-charge

NEW DELHI: In an embarrassing development for Congress, veteran Kamal Nath resigned as in-charge of Punjab after the Akalis and Aam Aadmi Party criticised his appointment in the context of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Nath wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi that no FIR or case was pending against him. "In my long career from general secretary to minister 140

16 June, 2016 3:02 AM Haunted by 1984, Kamal Nath quits as Congress in-charge of Punjab

With his alleged role in 1984 anti-sikh riots haunting him, senior Congress leader Kamal Nath tonight gave up charge of Punjab assigned to him three days ago, in a clear bid to control damage in the coming Assembly polls as rivals have been raking up the issue. He wrote a letter to Congress President Sonia Gandhi who immediately accepted his resignation 171

15 June, 2016 7:50 PM Kamal Nath quits Punjab Congress post

Rivals rake up his alleged role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned as the party’s general secretary in charge of Punjab on Wednesday, a post he was given just two days ago, after the Aam Aadmi Party, the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Bharatiya Janata Party accused him of involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In his resignation 171

15 June, 2016 5:41 PM 'Hurt' over 1984 riots controversy, Congress leader Kamal Nath quits charge of poll-bound Punjab

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath wrote to party chief Sonia Gandhi, expressing desire to be relieved from the charge of poll-bound Punjab in view of raging controversy over his recent appointment because of his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Gandhi immediately accepted his resignation. NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath, on Wednesday 134