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Captain Amarinder Singh


Ahead of 2022 polls, AAP faces a familiar problem — who’ll be its Chief Minister candidate

August 03, 2021 10:54 am

There is a clear indication within the legislative leadership of the party that the sooner the name of the CM candidate is announced the better it will be for the party to galvanise its cadres.

In liquidated firm’s land auction, Punjab government lost 125 crore, says Advocate General

July 27, 2021 11:02 am

A matter of casual approach resulted in a loss to the public exchequer, says Advocate General Atul Nanda.

Farm labourers’ union plans protest march to Captain Amarinder Singh's Patiala residence

July 25, 2021 8:45 am

Despite the announcement, the Zamin Prapti Sangrash Committee (ZPSC) - an outfit that represents farm labourers in Punjab — has announced its decision to march towards Moti Mahal, CM’s residence in Patiala, on August 13.

Navjot Singh Sidhu takes charge as Punjab Congress chief, says those who oppose me, improve me

July 23, 2021 2:01 pm

Sidhu, in his first speech as the president of the state unit, said he will work shoulder-to-shoulder with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh to attend Navjot Singh Sidhu’s installation as state Congress chief

July 23, 2021 10:45 am

The turns of events signal an end to the stalemate between the two leaders. This is the first time that Sidhu reached out to Amarinder after being appointed the PPCC chief.

As Navjot Singh Sidhu rakes in support, Capt Amarinder Singh camp opts to wait and watch

July 22, 2021 7:57 am

Even as Capt Amarinder Singh camp has made it clear that he would not meet Sidhu till he apologises publicly for his “derogatory” tweets against the CM , Sidhu camp is certain that Sidhu will not apologise.

Sidhu in Amarinder’s constituency, meets Congress MLAs

July 18, 2021 5:57 pm

Sidhu’s camp also released his pictures with at least 30 MLAs whom he had met on Saturday. “The number is growing,” said an aide of Sidhu.

Mayawati slams Amarinder Singh over letter to PM regarding farmers' protest

July 17, 2021 6:53 pm

Singh had on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately resume talks with agitating farmers, sending him a letter that cited "cross-border threat" by ISI-backed groups ahead of the state assembly polls.

Punjab Congress crisis: Amarinder meets Rawat, says any decision by party chief will be acceptable to all

July 17, 2021 10:43 pm

On Friday, CM Amarinder Singh had written to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi expressing his strong reservations over a possible move to elevate Navjot Singh Sidhu as the PPCC president.

'Will accept what party chief decides': Amarinder after meeting Sonia Gandhi amid Punjab Congress crisis

July 06, 2021 9:06 pm

This was Sonia's first meeting with the embattled Chief Minister since she had set up a three-member panel headed by Mallikarjun Kharge to look into the problems in the state unit, triggered by a wave of discontent among party MLAs and senior leaders. 


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.