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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh nominates athletes for sports institute

The Punjab Institute of Sports is the principal policy formulating a body of sports in the state.

Aug 17, 2019, 21:25 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation. To know more watch the video

Jul 20, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

5W1H: Have not read Sidhu's resignation yet, says Punjab CM Amrinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh clearly said that he has no issues with Navjot Singh Sidhu and claimed that he is yet to see the letter, therefore , will see what can be done after reading his resignation letter.

Jul 15, 2019, 16:54 PM IST

If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that Sidhu was given a new portfolio after much deliberation and instead of accepting his new portfolio, he decided to shun the work in the middle of the crucial paddy season.

Jul 15, 2019, 15:35 PM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh welcomes Pakistan's decision to allow visa-free travel on Kartarpur Corridor

Earlier on Sunday, officials from India and Pakistan resumed talks on the Kartarpur Corridor with New Delhi requesting Pakistan to allow 5,000 pilgrims to cross the border and visit Kartarpur Sahib daily.

Jul 14, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from Congress, having confrontation with CM Amarinder Singh

Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister in the Punjab government. It is believed that the reason for the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu is the longstanding differences between him and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. He has given his resignation to former Congress President Rahul Gandhi in his resignation.

On Saturday, cabinet minister Brahma Mohindra had appealed to his cabinet colleague Sidhu to take over the charge of the power ministry, but angry Siddhu with the CM Capt Amarinder, assumed it right to resign instead of holding the post and meeting Rahul Gandhi. Finally his resignation was handed over to him.

Jul 14, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

With the state staring at acute water scarcity, the chief minister reviewed the situation at the second meeting of the Urban Renewal and Reforms Consultative Group and ordered a virtual war against water wastage.

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST

Cabinet declares pro-Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice unlawful association, Punjab CM hails decision

Punjab Police and the National Investigating Agency had busted several modules of SFJ which were indulging in various subversive activities in Punjab.

Jul 10, 2019, 18:08 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said India has a large and growing youth population and it is necessary to find a charismatic Gen Next leader so that the party can earn the trust of young voters. 

Jul 07, 2019, 07:24 AM IST

Congress going through difficult time but will come out stronger: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The Punjab chief minister admitted that Congress is going through a difficult time but expressed confidence that together the party will be able to cope with this situation.

Jul 03, 2019, 20:31 PM IST

Ahmed Patel likely to resolve rift between Amarinder, Sidhu

While Amarinder Singh is the most popular leader of the Congress in Punjab, Sidhu has been a key campaigner for the party outside the state.

Jun 10, 2019, 20:56 PM IST

Deal strictly with cops aiding drug traffickers: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tells DGP

Amarinder Singh also asked the head of the Special Task Force, constituted to combat drug menace, to identify and take strict action against such police officers, especially those posted in the border districts of the state.

Jun 07, 2019, 15:49 PM IST

Amarinder Singh clips Navjot Singh Sidhu's wings, gives him power and energy portfolios

The portfolio rejig came hours after a state Cabinet meeting, which was skipped by Sidhu.

Jun 06, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Amarinder Singh writes to PM Narendra Modi, seeks pan-India farm loan waiver as one-time solution

The Punjab Chief Minister had in January said that the farm loan waiver announced by his government was not enough to end the sufferings of the farmers.

Jun 05, 2019, 11:41 AM IST

Not just a Modi wave, it was a leadership wave that dominated Lok Sabha elections 2019 results

All the leaders who won shared one characteristic in common with Modi.

May 28, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Amarinder Singh thanks people for Congress victory in Punjab

Punjab's ruling Congress won eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats, one of the few states where it did well, while the BJP and its ally Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) bagged two seats each.

May 25, 2019, 12:55 PM IST

Chorus grows to change Navjot Singh Sidhu's portfolio

He also hit out at the cricketer-turned-politician, asking him to quit if he could not work with the Chief Minister.

May 24, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Rahul Gandhi a fine leader, Congress will bounce back: Amarinder Singh

Amarinder Singh said he did not agree with the "brand of nationalism being promoted by the BJP" as every citizen of India was a nationalist and the nation's strength was in its diversity.

May 23, 2019, 20:24 PM IST

'Ambitious' Navjot Singh Sidhu wants to become next Punjab CM: Amarinder Singh

"I have known him since childhood and have no difference of opinion with him. He probably wants to become CM and replace me," Amarinder Singh said.

May 19, 2019, 15:10 PM IST

Congress of 2019 is different and more aggressive: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that under Rahul's leadership, the confidence of Congress has grown and "the defensiveness of the past has given way to new aggression."

May 19, 2019, 06:34 AM IST