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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announces Rs 100 crore support for flood-hit areas

The Chief Minister made these announcements during a tour of the flood-affected areas of Rupnagar, where he evaluated the damage caused by the torrential rains of the past 72 hours and met the people who had suffered damage as a result of the flooding.

Aug 19, 2019, 18:46 PM IST

Amarinder Singh, Manjinder Sirsa silence Pak minister for provocative tweet on Indian Army

Pakistani ministers often tend to forget the vast differences between the character, valour and discipline of Indian soldiers vis a vis their forces.

Aug 13, 2019, 19:42 PM IST

Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan to not back out of commitment on Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan's foreign ministery had said that work on the corridor would progress as per schedule. Recent reports, however, suggest that progress at ground zero has slowed down.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:40 PM IST

Punjab government steps up security after threat of attack by JeM, LeT terrorists

As per the information received by the state government, Pakistan-based terrorists from groups like Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba may carry out suicide attacks in Punjab.

Aug 07, 2019, 08:49 AM IST

Article 370 scrapped in J&K: Punjab CM prohibits celebrations and protests

There are concerns that Pakistan could increase its nefarious activities following the scrapping of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

Aug 05, 2019, 16:07 PM IST

Have received Sidhu's resignation letter, will decide after reading: Captain Amarinder Singh

"I have received the resignation letter and will decide on it once I go through it."

Jul 15, 2019, 13:59 PM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab Cabinet minister, writes to Rahul Gandhi

Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned from the state Cabinet. Sidhu posted a copy of the same on Twitter. The letter is dated June 10, 2019.

Jul 15, 2019, 08:54 AM IST

Navjot Singh Sidhu quits from Punjab Cabinet, tweets resignation letter

Although he did not mention the reason, Sidhu's wings had recently been clipped in a reshuffle in Punjab Cabinet.

Jul 14, 2019, 12:19 PM IST

Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

The Chief Ministers of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, and Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states in this regard on July 25.

Jul 12, 2019, 18:49 PM IST

2015 Bargari sacrilege main accused killed in jail, security stepped up in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered beefing up of security in the state in the wake of the attack on Bittu, a follower of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, while appealing to all communities to maintain peace and "not give in to rumours." 

Jun 23, 2019, 08:51 AM IST

Rescued from borewell after four-day ordeal, two-year-old dies

Fatehveer Singh had been rescued after massive efforts lasting nearly 106 hours after he had fallen inside a borewell. He, however, died at a hospital where he had been taken for treatment.

Jun 11, 2019, 09:09 AM IST

Two-year-old rescued from inside borewell after 109-hour long efforts

NDRF had been leading the rescue operation which was made extremely difficult because Fatehveer Singh was stuck at a depth of 125 feet.

Jun 11, 2019, 06:56 AM IST

High command to be apprised of Sidhu''s damaging remarks: Captain Amarinder Singh

Though he refused to comment directly on the possible impact of Sidhu's comments on the Congress performance in Punjab, Amarinder Singh said as a Minister, Sidhu's own performance needed to be reviewed.

May 23, 2019, 18:53 PM IST

Lok Sabha election: Congress releases list of star campaigners for Punjab and Chandigarh

This Lok Sabha election, Congress is betting big on Punjab, a state where the party registered a sound performance in the 2017 Assembly election. 

Apr 30, 2019, 09:28 AM IST

Kartarpur corridor: Pakistan agenda is totally disruptive, says Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

The CM asserted that while India’s agenda in the matter is religious, the intention of Pakistan is totally disruptive.

Mar 16, 2019, 23:20 PM IST

Punjab DGP Suresh Arora requests CM Captain Amarinder Singh to relieve him from post

Arora will remain in the post until the government appoints a new DGP.

Jan 18, 2019, 22:36 PM IST

Rajiv Gandhi’s statue vandalised in Ludhiana, Amarinder seeks Badal’s apology

According to news agency ANI, an FIR was registered in connection with the vandalisation of the statue in which two persons were named.

Dec 25, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

List of lawmakers facing criminal cases submitted in SC, names Amarinder Singh, HD Kumaraswamy

Former Karnataka chief minister BS Yeddyurappa also figured in the list along with serving Kerala minister MM Mani.

Dec 04, 2018, 21:48 PM IST

Punjab Cabinet approves new international civil terminal at Halwara in Ludhiana

The new international civil terminal will be set up at IAF Station in Halwara in Ludhiana. 

Dec 03, 2018, 16:34 PM IST

Congress leadership asks Punjab cabinet to 'go soft' on Sidhu: Party sources

Several leaders in the Punjab government are reportedly unhappy with Sidhu's recent remarks but Congress does not want the Punjab minister's campaigning in Rajasthan and Telangana to go astray.

Dec 03, 2018, 13:07 PM IST