Captain sent a seven-page resignation letter to party president Sonia Gandhi, sources said. Singh had quit as the Punjab chief minister in September amid a bitter power tussle with state Congress chief Navjot Sidhu.
The much anticipated Punjab cabinet expansion is taking place at the Punjab Governor House in Chandigarh.
The remark came over Sidhu's criticism of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his government's "masquerade" over the Centre's farm laws.
Two leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday. BJP MLA Biswajit Das and councillor Manatosh Nath joined the saffron party at a ceremony in Kolkata.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accused the Centre of "using" probe agencies, hours after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) issued fresh summons to nephew Abhishek Banerjee, and his wife for questioning in a money laundering case linked to an alleged coal scam in the state.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, along with an all-party delegation, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 23 to discuss the issue of a caste-based census. Tejashwi Yadav, who is the leader of opposition in the state assembly, will also participate.
Prominent RTI activist Saket Gokhale joined the Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Thursday, in the presence of party leaders including Derek O'Brien and Yashwant Sinha.
The Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed a Constitution amendment bill to restore the powers of states to have their own lists of OBCs for reservation in jobs and educational institutions.
Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday countered the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government over its claim of not having received any letter from the Centre inquiring about deaths due to oxygen shortage during the second Covid-19 wave.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, news agency ANI quoted sources as saying.
Jitendra Singh Bablu, who was inducted into the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) last week, has been ousted following a controversy after party MP Rita Bahuguna Joshi raised objections.
Initially, rumours about Pilot joining the BJP floated after he and MLAs loyal to him revolted against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot last year. However, Pilot had dismissed the speculation.
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that the final list of probables for the keenly-awaited expansion of his cabinet will be released by Tuesday night. Bommai made the statement after meeting BJP President JP Nadda in Delhi.
Days after kicking off a political storm over his announcement to quit politics, former union minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo on Monday said he will continue to work as a member of parliament from Asansol.
Newly-appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday said that a direction from the BJP high command on the cabinet expansion was likely by tomorrow.
Sharad Pawar's Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party (SP) have decided to fight together in the upcoming assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The move is aimed at defeating the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday arrived in Delhi on a five-day visit. She is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday for the first time since she assumed office for a third term.
Amid speculation about a change of guard in Karnataka, BJP president J P Nadda on Sunday ruled out any leadership crisis in the southern state and said Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has done good work.
Announcing this at a press conference in the national capital, Rajya Sabha member Derek O'Brien said the West Bengal CM has been the guiding force behind the TMC parliamentary party for a long time.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday came out all guns blazing against farmers' " Kisan Parliament" after a mediaperson was allegedly attacked during the protest.