The development comes a day after Congress veteran Amarinder Singh resigned as chief minister amid a bitter power tussle with state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu with less than five months to go for the Assembly polls.
Singh said the political events of the last five months were "clearly not based on full understanding of the national imperatives of Punjab and its key concerns."
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the proceeds would go to the 'Namami Gange' initiative aimed at conserving and rejuvenating the River Ganga
Supriyo, a two-term MP from Asansol, had earlier declared he will quit politics, before being persuaded by the BJP leadership to continue as a Lok Sabha member.
Amarinder Singh's resignation caps off months of power tussle that had polarised the ruling party in the state headed for elections in just about four months.
Amarinder Singh spoke to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday and expressed his anguish and displeasure over his repeated "humiliation"
The probe agency had issued multiple summonses to Deshmukh in the money laundering case registered against him by it. However, the NCP leader has failed to appear before it so far
The two foreign ministers agreed that military and diplomatic officials of both sides should meet again and Discuss resolving the remaining issues at the earliest
In a virtual address at the annual SCO summit, PM Modi said the SCO should work to develop a strong network among moderate, tolerant and inclusive institutions and traditions associated with Islam
Dubbed as ‘Seva aur Samarpan Abhiyan’, the event will take place from September 17 to October 7
Patel's name was proposed by CM Vijay Rupani, whose resignation from the post on Saturday surprised many.
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