Battle royale 2017 saw Parkash Badal trounce Amarinder Singh in his last assembly poll hurrah

Badal, who became Punjab's chief minister five times and had been part of the movement for a separate Punjabi-speaking state, died at a private hospital in Mohali near Chandigarh on Tuesday.

published on : 26th April 2023

Captain likely to replace Koshyari as Maharashtra Governor after Budget session?

Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh could be the next Governor of Maharashtra replacing Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

published on : 28th January 2023

BJP bags Punjab ex-minister Manpreet Singh Badal

The Congress had it the worst: it not only suffered a humiliating defeat but also lost a string of leaders mainly to the BJP.

published on : 19th January 2023

Security breach in Bharat Jodo Yatra? Rahul, Congress, Punjab Police deny

A similar breach was reported during the Delhi leg of the yatra.

published on : 17th January 2023

'Scrapping textile park project is most regressive step': Amarinder hits out at Mann

Singh's reaction came after the Punjab government decided to scrap the proposed textile park project with Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann saying no industrial unit will be set at the site.

published on : 11th July 2022

Amarinder Singh's Punjab Lok Congress appoints 5 vice presidents, 17 general secretaries

Amarinder Singh appointed five vice presidents and 17 general secretaries for his newly launched political outfit Punjab Lok Congress.

published on : 9th January 2022

Punjab lifts weekend, night curfew; opens bars, cinema halls

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh directed the Director-General of Police to fine all political leaders violating Covid behavior rules while holding rallies and protest meetings.

published on : 9th July 2021

76 deaths, 7,014 coronavirus cases in Punjab; Amarinder urges people to follow COVID norms

Amid a record jump in infection numbers, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged people to exercise restraint on non-essential travel.

published on : 25th April 2021

Centre should not make repealing farm laws a prestige issue: Amarinder

He reiterated his stand that the central government should not stand on prestige on the issue and should be willing to revoke the legislations to find an effective, long-term solution to the problem.

published on : 21st February 2021

Farmers' protest: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Union Minister Amit Shah to help end deadlock

According to sources, the meeting which was slated in the morning was delayed by over two hours and started around noon.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Congress leadership row: Not right time to rehaul party, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

The veteran Congress leader said the NDA's success was attributable to the absence of a strong and united Opposition.

published on : 24th August 2020

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership

Amarinder Singh warned that any move to divide or destabilise the party would give advantage to the dictatorial forces.

published on : 23rd August 2020

Buoyed by Lok Sabha poll win in Punjab, Amarinder hints at action on Navjot Sidhu

The Congress performed poorly in urban areas and Sidhu was the minister for urban development, he pointed out.

published on : 24th May 2019

Vote-catcher Navjot Singh Sidhu’s growing clout leaves Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on sticky wicket

Sidhu was a star campaigner for the Congress in the assembly elections and his political stock is likely to go up as he will matter more for the party in the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.

published on : 12th December 2018

Sukhbir Badal accuses Punjab CM Amarinder Singhā€‹ for secret meeting to vet Ranjit Singh report

On his part, Amarinder urged the Assembly Speaker to order a probe into the matter. He said the Akali leader was trying to mislead the House with his unfounded charges.

published on : 28th August 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh eyes poll gains with decisions on  sacrilege, police firing

The government has received only one part of the report so far.

published on : 5th August 2018

Amarinder Singh backs Congress chief Rahul Gandhi as joint Opposition’s PM candidate for 2019 elections

The Punjab Chief Minister and the senior Congress leader however remained mum on an alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Punjab.

published on : 22nd July 2018

Amarinder Singh hails Karnataka development, demands Governor Vajubhai Vala's resignation on ethical grounds

Singh alleged the BJP had "stooped to new lows" in its desperation to grab power in Karnataka by "hook or by crook".

published on : 19th May 2018

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lashes out at Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala for inviting BJP to form government

Amarinder expressed concern over the brazen shamelessness with which Governor Vala had murdered India’s democracy and Constitution by calling the minority party to form the government.

published on : 17th May 2018

Sand and gravel rates likely to come down by at least 40 to 50 per cent in Punjab

Making this base the government might fix the rate of Rs 300 per tonne of sand and of this Rs 60 per tonne will be paid as royalty to the owner of the land from where sand is mined.

published on : 30th April 2018
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