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15 June, 2016 5:33 PM 'Hurt' By '84 Riots Controversy, Kamal Nath Says No To Punjab Polls Charge

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath has stepped down from the post of the general secretary in-charge of the coming elections in Punjab following a controversy over his alleged role in the 1984 Sikh riots. In a letter to party president Sonia Gandhi today, which has been accepted, Mr Nath said he had been "hurt by developments in the past few days, where 196

15 June, 2016 5:28 PM Facing heat from opposition, Kamal Nath quits as Punjab Congress in-charge

Senior Congress leader Kamal Nath on Wednesday night 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 and relieved him of his charge as party 159

14 June, 2016 4:12 PM Nath's appointment won't hurt Cong prospects: Amarinder

Unaccompanied child migrant numbers double in Europe: UN With ruling SAD and AAP attacking Congress over Kamal Nath's appointment as the general secretary in-charge of Punjab, PCC chief Amarinder Singh today said the move will not "adversely impact" party's prospects in the Assembly elections next year. The Lok Sabha MP from Amritsar also said it is not a "historic 167

14 June, 2016 4:12 PM Amarinder Singh Backs Kamal Nath, Says 'Row Won't Hurt Us'

Chandigarh: Responding to controversy over Kamal Nath's appointment as Congress Punjab unit in-charge, the party's Chief Ministerial candidate Captain Amarinder Singh candidate today strongly defended him. At a press conference Captain Singh said, "I know Kamal Nath for a long time. He is law-abiding person." "Congress swept Delhi polls twice when he was in-charge 179

13 June, 2016 11:09 PM A mixture of old and new faces likely in Congress restructuring

'The changes are being made before the elevation of Rahul Gandhi — as president or working president'. The appointment on Sunday of senior Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad and Kamal Nath as general secretaries of election-going States heralds the restructuring of the AICC set-up, with names of other new office-bearers likely to be announced over the next few weeks 163

13 June, 2016 11:05 PM AAP novelty fading; Akalis burdened by anti-incumbency: Kamal Nath, Congress

As an advocate for a 'mix of experienced and youth leadership' in the Congress, how do you look at your appointment, along with Ghulam Nabi Azad, as AICC general secretaries? It is the decision of the Congress president and the vice-president. Azadji is an old friend and we have been working together, right from the beginning of our innings. Like him, I too have been AICC general 155

13 June, 2016 4:24 AM Congress scores self-goal with Kamal Nath's appointment as Punjab in-charge

Chandigarh: At a time when the Congress is looking to arrest the downslide in its political fortunes, the appointment of senior party leader Kamal Nath as in-charge of the party's Punjab affairs has triggered a massive controversy. As Punjab is set for Assembly elections early next year, political parties have latched on to the issue as Kamal Nath faces 279

11 June, 2016 2:53 PM Rajya Sabha election 2016: BJP’s M J Akbar, Anil Dave; Cong’s Tankha elected from Madhya Pradesh

BJP candidates M J Akbar and Anil Dave and Congress' Vivek Tankha were today elected to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh, while an independent candidate backed by BJP was defeated. BJP candidates M J Akbar and Anil Dave and Congress’ Vivek Tankha were today elected to the Rajya Sabha from Madhya Pradesh, while an independent candidate backed by BJP was defeated 124

5 June, 2016 7:45 AM Rahul Gandhi is de facto Congress chief, he should become de jure: Jairam Ramesh

"Rahul Gandhi is de facto Congress chief but he should become de jure" and make the party battle ready without waiting for anti-incumbency to build up against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior party leader Jairam Ramesh said today. “Rahul Gandhi is de facto Congress chief but he should become de jure” and make the party battle ready without waiting 166

5 June, 2016 7:45 AM Rahul is de facto Cong chief, he should become de jure: Jairam Ramesh

Jairam Ramesh also said it was high time that the Congress changed in tune with changing India as "our communication strategy is not very effective" and "we need an aggressive outreach" with various sections of society against the backdrop of successive poll debacles. NEW DELHI: "Rahul Gandhi is de facto Congress chief but he should become de jure" and make the party 243