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Captain Amarinder Singh


Six months after Capt promised help, Special Olympics double gold medalist dies in penury

January 15, 2021 8:00 am

His heartbroken father Balbir Singh, a labourer, who cremated his son at their village on Thursday, said: “My son's achievement was never valued or honoured by the Punjab government -- not when he was alive, nor after his death.”

BJP, Congress together in trying to sabotage farmers’ stir: Sukhbir Singh Badal

January 14, 2021 12:05 am

The SAD chief, who was here to induct Faridkot BJP President Vijay Chhabra into the SAD fold, said the SAD had been strengthened in the city with Chhabra joining the party.

After failing on economic front, Punjab govt forcibly recovering money from people: AAP

January 12, 2021 10:15 pm

A day after the Punjab cabinet gave approval for levying Special Infrastructure Development (special ID) fee on sale of petrol, diesel and immovable property, Leader of Opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema questioned putting an additional financial burden of Rs 2.5 per Rs 1000 on people on the purchase of property.

Captain hits back: No police officers deputed to negotiate with farmers

January 08, 2021 11:13 pm

The Chief Minister ridiculed the charges being flaunted by Akali and AAP leaders “on the basis of unfounded reports in a small section of the media.

Congress creating Punjab of 80s, opening doors for terrorism: BJP general secretary

January 02, 2021 8:31 pm

"In the name of farmers, the Amarinder Singh government has been aiding and abetting violence in Punjab, which is a serious signal about the cheap political games of the Congress," BJP general secretary Tarun Chugh.

Farmers snapping power supply to cellular towers: Disruption will affect state's economy, says Captain

December 25, 2020 7:14 pm

Pointing out that telecom connectivity was critical amid the Covid-19 pandemic, Amarinder said farmers should show the same discipline and sense of responsibility they have been exercising at the Delhi border.

Amarinder a puppet in the hands of the Modi govt: Bhagwant Mann

December 15, 2020 5:49 pm

Mann alleged that the “personal weaknesses and political compulsions” of Capt Amarinder had emboldened the Modi government to arm twist Punjab and its people.

Captain Amarinder Singh hits out at Arvind Kejriwal for notifying farm law

December 02, 2020 12:25 am

Amarinder Singh also lambasted AAP for befooling the farmers with its ill-conceived suggestion that the Punjab government should pass a Bill in the state Assembly to make MSP a statutory right for farmers in the state.

Khattar says Punjab didn’t respond to calls; Amarinder denies, seeks apology

November 29, 2020 2:24 am

Manohar Lal Khattar alleged a political conspiracy in the name of farmers, and termed this “unfortunate and condemnable”.

Signs of thaw: Amarinder invites Sidhu over lunch

November 24, 2020 8:46 pm

The luncheon meeting comes after almost three-month-long efforts of Congress general secretary and Punjab affairs in-charge Harish Rawat to bridge the gulf between the warring duo.


I’m always available for OROP veterans: Capt. Amarinder

February 25, 2016 9:53 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Expressing solidarity with the One Rank One Pension (OROP) veterans, Punjab Congress President Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said it is his duty to stand with them. He said he was always available for the OROP veterans. He added that this issue has been raised for a long time by the Opposition and they would continue to do so till their demands were accepted.

Peace talks only way to stop bloodshed: Amarinder Singh

January 15, 2016 9:39 am

New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the only way to stop bloodshed in the country was through peace talks and not through military actions. Responding to the scheduled India-Pakistan Foreign Secretary-level talks being deferred, Singh said if India wants to stop this bloodshed, it can only be done through peace talks, not through military actions.