Rawat meets Rahul as Punjab feud simmers
The Morning Standard|August 29, 2021
No reconciliation between Amarinder & Sidhu in sight; Manish Tewari questions silence of party high command

WITH no end to political turmoil in Punjab, the AICC incharge of Punjab, Harish Rawat, Saturday met former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and will be in Chandigarh next week to meet Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu.

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EXHORTING women to join active politics and fight for their rights, Congress general secretary and UP in-charge Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday said 40% of the party’s tickets for the state polls due early next year would go to women. She, however, dodged questions on her own electoral debut, saying she has not taken a call yet.

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