Amarinder Singh

Nine new ministers join Amarinder Singh government in Punjab; cabinet expansion triggers resignations

Nine new ministers join Amarinder Singh government in Punjab; cabinet expansion triggers resignations

The nine newly-inducted ministers in the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab are all first-timers.

Apr 21, 2018, 19:40 PM IST
SAD members distribute ‘smartphones’ on behalf of CM Amarinder Singh

SAD members distribute ‘smartphones’ on behalf of CM Amarinder Singh

Shiromani Akali Dal workers said that they want to remind Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that “he has fooled people”.

Apr 01, 2018, 10:50 AM IST
Punjab forms panel to check vulgarity, obscenity, anti-social messages; Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu in-charge

Punjab forms panel to check vulgarity, obscenity, anti-social messages; Captain Amarinder Singh and Navjot Sidhu in-charge

Punjab will have a cultural commission to probe songs containing anti-social messages, obscenity, vulgarity, violence and drugs

Mar 31, 2018, 14:49 PM IST
Punjab govt introduces new tax for salaried class in FY 2018-19 Budget

Punjab govt introduces new tax for salaried class in FY 2018-19 Budget

The budget's key focus areas remained agriculture and farmer welfare, industry, health, employees, and students.

Mar 24, 2018, 19:10 PM IST
Provide assistance to kin of 39 Indians killed by IS: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Swaraj

Provide assistance to kin of 39 Indians killed by IS: Captain Amarinder Singh writes to Swaraj

In a letter to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has requested for financial assistance to the families of those killed by 39 Indians.

Mar 20, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
BJP trying to create wedge between me, Congress leadership: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

BJP trying to create wedge between me, Congress leadership: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Hitting out at Narendra Modi over his independent soldier jibe today, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accused the prime minister of trying to create a wedge between him and the Congress leadership.

Mar 04, 2018, 11:32 AM IST
India women's T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur joins Punjab Police as DSP

India women's T20 skipper Harmanpreet Kaur joins Punjab Police as DSP

Harmanpreet, who was serving in the Indian Railways, was relieved from her duties after she put in a request to join Punjab police. Punjab chief minister had also taken up the matter with the Railway Ministry to waive off the bond condition and allow Harmanpreet, who is a native of Moga, to join as a DSP in Punjab.

Mar 01, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to receive Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at Amritsar

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to receive Canadian PM Justin Trudeau at Amritsar

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will receive Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau when he visits Amritsar and will also accompany him to the Golden Temple.

Feb 15, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today extended greetings to the people on the occasion of 'Mahashivaratri', while urging them to celebrate the festival with a spirit of brotherhood and harmony.

Feb 13, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today extended greetings to the people on the occasion of 'Mahashivaratri', while urging them to celebrate the festival with a spirit of brotherhood and harmony.

Feb 13, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
If one jawan dies, 10 of Pakistan's must die: Captain Amarinder Singh on ceasefire violations

If one jawan dies, 10 of Pakistan's must die: Captain Amarinder Singh on ceasefire violations

Taking a strong stance against the rise of infiltration and ceasefire violations by Pakistani troops and terrorists, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that Indian Army should give a stern response to the neighbouring nation.

Jan 18, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

After Uttar Pradesh, Punjab tries to slash number of holidays; opposition up in arms

The Punjab government led by Captain Amarinder Singh has declared 18 gazetted holidays and 39 restricted holidays for the calendar year 2018. 

Dec 28, 2017, 21:14 PM IST
India to take alleged conversion of Sikhs to Islam with Pakistan

India to take alleged conversion of Sikhs to Islam with Pakistan

Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Sushma Swaraj to take up with Pakistani authorities the issue of Sikhs.

Dec 19, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Congress sweeps municipal polls in Punjab, wins all three corporations

Congress sweeps municipal polls in Punjab, wins all three corporations

The voting for three municipal corporations including Amritsar, Jalandhar and Patiala and 29 municipal councils and nagar panchayats in Punjab ended on Sunday.

Dec 17, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
Can't get a better result than this: Amarinder Singh on Punjab civic polls

Can't get a better result than this: Amarinder Singh on Punjab civic polls

In 2012, the Akali Dal-BJP alliance had swept the state civic polls. 

Dec 17, 2017, 20:10 PM IST
Punjab municipal elections 2017 live updates: Voting underway in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala

Punjab municipal elections 2017 live updates: Voting underway in Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala

The election for the municipal corporation of Punjab`s largest city, Ludhiana, was not being held as the electoral rolls were not updated.

Dec 17, 2017, 09:12 AM IST
"Indian Army was not equipped for war with China in 1962"

"Indian Army was not equipped for war with China in 1962"

The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 war with China with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday, and called on the present establishment to ensure that the forces are fully prepared now in view of fresh signs of aggression on the eastern border.

Dec 09, 2017, 22:26 PM IST
India's first Military Lit Fest takes off

India's first Military Lit Fest takes off

A large number of military veterans, experts, scholars, writers, journalists, war correspondents, historians, artists, researchers and industrialists have come together to share their experiences.

Dec 08, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
Apology by British govt for Jallianwala Bagh massacre​ would assuage wounds of Indians: Punjab CM

Apology by British govt for Jallianwala Bagh massacre​ would assuage wounds of Indians: Punjab CM

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said on Wednesday that the British government should apologise for Jallianwala Bagh massacre in Amritsar.
 

Dec 06, 2017, 18:07 PM IST