The Chief Minister also took a dig at the Law Minister for the reminding the states of their “constitutional duty to implement such laws”.
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The Congress stand on Beant Singh’s killers has always been clear and consistent that they should serve their full sentence, said Amarinder Singh.
“It is my commitment that I will wipe even the memories of those dark years and restore the state’s No. 1 position,” Singh said.
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the 550th Parkash Parb of Guru Nanak Dev as National Tolerance Day, an official said on Monday. Singh wrote a letter Modi seeking that the auspicious day be declared National Tolerance Day for the re-dedication of[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Having remained with the Congress and the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) earlier, former MP Jagmeet Singh Brar on Friday joined the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab. Brar, who was elected twice to the Lok Sabha in 1992 and 1999, was inducted into the party in the[Read More…]
Captain Amarinder urges Manmohan Singh to figh Lok Sabha polls, “Will run your campaign, don’t say no”
New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, state affairs in-charge Asha Kumari and Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Kumar Jakhar met India’s former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Sunday evening 5 pm at his resident and aand urged him to contest from the Amritsar parliamentary seat[Read More…]
Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday laid the foundation stones of three surface water supply schemes, in addition to a domestic sewage treatment plant, worth Rs 197.69 crore, for the rural areas of Amritsar district. Terming the state’s water situation as precarious, the Chief Minister underlined the responsibility[Read More…]
Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday warned that Pakistan would not hesitate to use its nuclear arsenal if it felt it was losing out against India in a conventional war. Pointing out that both India and Pakistan were nuclear powers, he said it was not in either country’s[Read More…]
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh wishes to receive Wing Commander Abhinandan from Wagah border, appeals PM Narendra Modi
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has extended his wish of receiving Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman from the Wagah border, to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday hailed the IAF air strikes targetting terrorist bases inside Pakistan in the aftermath of the February 14 Pulwama terror attack in which 40 CRPF troopers were killed. “Great job by the #IndianAirForce. The #IAFStrikes have sent the much needed signal to Pakistan[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to the Union Minister of Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal to press for inclusion of the state in “The Operation Greens” (TOP) scheme for promotion of potato production cluster. In a letter to Badal, the Chief Minister has expressed concern at[Read More…]
Chandigarh: With his party’s Punjab unit facing a split in its leadership, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that “dirty people” had left the party. “There have been attempts at breaking up the AAP. I must tell you that AAP is as strong as ever. Only[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here on Sunday. He will undergo a kidney stone removal procedure. The 76-year-old Chief Minister wrote on Twitter on Sunday: “Got myself admitted to the PGI Chandigarh today evening for removal of[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sought Israel’s cooperation for sewerage water treatment in five major cities of Punjab, as the state looks to tackle pollution and boost irrigation. The Chief Minister, who is on an official visit to Israel, held talks in Jerusalem with Israel’s Minister of Energy[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Claiming to be “completely satisfied with the relief and rehabilitation measures being carried out for the victims of the Amritsar train tragedy” and following assurances by his ministerial colleagues that everything will be taken care of, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday decided to visit Israel. The Chief[Read More…]
Shortly after over 50 people were killed when a train ran into crowds at Joda Phatak crossing in Amritsar, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announced compensation for the kin of those deceased in the tragedy. “Rushing to Amritsar to personally supervise relief & rescue in tragic rail accident on Dussehra[Read More…]
LIVE UPDATES: Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has cancelled all engagements in the US and is immediately returning to India Several bodies still lying on railway tracks Around 40 to 45 dead bodies have arrived at Guru Nanak Dev Hospital while several are reportedly still lying on railway lines. Amritsar[Read More…]
The ruling Congress in Punjab on Saturday won the most seats in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samiti elections and headed for a landslide victory as counting was underway. The main opposition AAP in the state assembly faced a humiliating defeat. Out of 113 Zila Parishad seats — out of[Read More…]
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday slammed his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh for not fulfilling his 2017 Assembly election promises. Kejriwal, who also visited Pandori village in Barnala district to condole the death of the father of Aam Aadmi Party’s Mehal Kalan MLA Kulwant Singh, told party leaders and[Read More…]
CHANDIGARH: Terming a rally held by a Sikh organisation in London as a “no-show and a damp squib”, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday that the event has “exposed total lack of ground support for (pro-Khalistan) Referendum 2020 even outside India”. Dismissing the event as a “futile exercise[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Amid reports suggesting that the Congress could go in for an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the national level, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday made it clear that the party did not need an alliance to fight the 2019 Lok Sabha elections in the[Read More…]
Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday demanded the immediate resignation of Karnataka Governor Vajubhai R. Vala in view of the latest political developments in the southern state. The events of the day have thoroughly exposed the dirty nexus between the (BJP) party and the Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai[Read More…]
Chandigarh: The decks have been cleared by the Congress high command for the induction of nine new cabinet ministers in the Amarinder Singh government in Punjab. The new ministers will be sworn in at the Raj Bhawan by Governor V.P. Singh Badnore on Saturday evening. The ministers are Sukhjinder Singh[Read More…]
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will on Sunday formally launch the farm debt waiver scheme, which will benefit 5.63 lakh farmers in the initial phase. Additional Chief Secretaries D.P. Reddy and Viswajeet Khanna told reporters here that the government had identified 5.63 lakh farmers, who had taken loan of nearly[Read More…]
Punjab government led by Capt Amarinder Singh is likely to include the much-awaited debt relief for farmers in the budget proposals. It is expected to be announced towards the end of this month. According to the sources, the government, with the help of a group of experts, is working on[Read More…]