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15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India

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Amarinder Singh: 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India
Captain Amarinder Singh is an Indian politician and military historian serving as the 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab. An elected Member of the Legislative Assembly from Patiala, he was also the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, the state division of the Indian National Congress. He has also previously served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007. His father was the last Maharaja of the princely state of Patiala. He has also served in the Indian Army from 1963 to 1966. In 1980, he won a seat in the Lok Sabha for the first time. He currently also serves as the chairman of the Punjab Urdu Academy.

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‘Sack my govt if you want’: Punjab CM hands over legislation against farm laws [Video]

‘Sack my govt if you want’: Punjab CM hands over legislation against farm laws

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh handed over to Governor the resolution passed against Centre’s farm laws. Singh said he doesn’t care if President’s rule is imposed or if his..

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Don't care about President's Rule, doing this for farmers: Punjab CM Amarinder [Video]

Don't care about President's Rule, doing this for farmers: Punjab CM Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Aam Aadmi Party MLA Harpal Singh Cheema and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Sharan Jit Singh Dhillon on October 20 handed over to Governor VP Singh Badnore the..

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Rahul’s tractor rally: Briefly stopped at Haryana border, protest continues [Video]

Rahul’s tractor rally: Briefly stopped at Haryana border, protest continues

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s tractor rally was briefly stopped at the Haryana border on Tuesday afternoon. The Congress leader, with hundreds of party workers, was leading a tractor rally in Punjab..

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Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives tractor as part of party's 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' [Video]

Watch: Rahul Gandhi drives tractor as part of party's 'Kheti Bachao Yatra'

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi drove a tractor as part of his party's 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Patiala on Oct 06. Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and party's state chief Sunil Jakhar also present. The..

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'Request Rahul Gandhi to scrap black laws when he becomes PM': Punjab CM on farm laws [Video]

'Request Rahul Gandhi to scrap black laws when he becomes PM': Punjab CM on farm laws

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with other party workers attended 'Kisan Bachao Rally' in Sangrur on October 05. Chief Minister of Punjab, Capt Amarinder Singh addressed the rally. He said, "The law..

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Will scrap new farm laws the day we come to power: Rahul Gandhi [Video]

Will scrap new farm laws the day we come to power: Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on October 04 stated that the day Congress party comes to power, they will scrap the new farm laws. "I give you guarantee that the day Congress party come to the power, we..

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Rahul Gandhi joins 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Punjab's Moga [Video]

Rahul Gandhi joins 'Kheti Bachao Yatra' in Punjab's Moga

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took part in "Kheti Bachao Yatra" against farm laws in Punjab's Moga district along with CM Captain Amarinder Singh and other Congress leaders. "What was the need to..

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Farmers protest: Punjab CM meets farm unions; ‘rail roko’ enters 6th day [Video]

Farmers protest: Punjab CM meets farm unions; ‘rail roko’ enters 6th day

Protests in Punjab intensified as rail roko agitation entered the 6th day in Amritsar on Tuesday. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh met representatives of farmers’ union in Chandigarh. CM..

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Farm laws: Punjab CM’s sit-in protest; DMK chief joins farmers in Kanchipuram [Video]

Farm laws: Punjab CM’s sit-in protest; DMK chief joins farmers in Kanchipuram

Farmers protest was joined by several political leaders across India. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh held a sit-in protest in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. Meanwhile, DMK President joined farmers..

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‘If I have a tractor & I set it on fire..’: Amarinder Singh’s counter to BJP [Video]

‘If I have a tractor & I set it on fire..’: Amarinder Singh’s counter to BJP

BJP and Congress are involved in a heated war of words over the protests against the agriculture bills, which have now been signed into law by the President. Youth Congress workers set a tractor ablaze..

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4 people die after building collapses in Mohali [Video]

4 people die after building collapses in Mohali

At least four people have died after a building collapsed at Dera Bassi area in Mohali in Punjab. Four have been rescued so far from the debris. Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announced an ex-gratia..

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Raina visits house of uncle who was killed, thanks Punjab CM for arrests [Video]

Raina visits house of uncle who was killed, thanks Punjab CM for arrests

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina on Wednesday visited house of uncle who was killed last month. He thanked Punjab Police and Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh after the arrests in the case. Punjab..

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Lok Insaaf Party workers attempt to encircle Punjab CM's residence, police baton charge [Video]

Lok Insaaf Party workers attempt to encircle Punjab CM's residence, police baton charge

Police baton charged on Lok Insaaf Party workers on September 07 in Patiala. Protestors tried to encircle Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's Moti Mahal and demanded dismissal of Cabinet Minister..

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JEE, NEET exams: Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, others discuss postponement [Video]

JEE, NEET exams: Sonia Gandhi, Mamata Banerjee, others discuss postponement

Chief Ministers belonging to various opposition parties on Wednesday got together and discussed the issue of JEE, NEET exams with Congress President Sonia Gandhi. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata..

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Kejriwal, Amarinder in Twitter spat over farms bills issue

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh locked horns on Twitter on Wednesday over the farm laws issue, with the AAP supremo questioning the legality of the bills..
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Punjab CM moves resolution rejecting Centre's farm laws, Electricity Amendment Bill in Assembly

Capt. Amarinder Singh presented in the Vidhan Sabha a draft resolution rejecting outrightly the Centre's anti-farmer laws and the proposed Electricity Amendment Bill.
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Some other names in the list are Ghulam Nabi Azad, Randeep Singh Surjewala, Shakeel Ahmed, Shaktisinh Gohil, Raj Babbar, Pramod Tiwari, Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot and Captain Amarinder Singh.
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Will pass resolution or Bill in Assembly to counter farm laws: Amarinder Singh


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Punjab, Kerala CMs condemn manhandling, arrest of Rahul Gandhi by UP police

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday condemned the "manhandling" and arrest of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who is on his Hathras, Uttar Pradesh to meet the family of gangrape..
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Covid-19: Punjab CM orders end to night curfew, Sunday lockdown

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered a slew of relaxations amid Covid-19 outbreak, including lifting of night curfew and Sunday lockdown, while directing the DGP to strictly..
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Ready to call assembly session to decide steps against new farm laws: Amarinder Singh


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Punjab CM says his govt will move Supreme Court over new farm laws

KALAN: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government would approach the Supreme Court over the issue of new farm laws. He also slammed the BJP-led central government, accusing it..
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'Paltry' MSP hike cruel joke on farmers: Amarinder Singh


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Farm legislations part of Centre's 'Kisan Maaru, Punjab maaru conspiracy': Amarinder Singh


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Punjab CM should clear position on agriculture-related Bills: SAD

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Spokesman and former education minister Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Friday said that by resigning from the Union cabinet, Harsimrat Kaur Badal has played her role and it is time..
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Stop trying to exploit COVID-19 crisis to instigate people: Amarinder Singh to Arvind Kejriwal

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has asked his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal to stop "trying to exploit COVID-19 crisis to instigate people" in Punjab's villages.
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Harsimrat urges Union Minister Gehlot to recommend CBI probe into alleged multi-crore SC scholarship scam

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Sunday wrote to her ministerial colleague Thawar Chand Gehlot, urging him to recommend a CBI inquiry into the alleged multi-crore post-matric SC scholarship scam..
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Punjab imposes complete lockdown from 7 AM to 5 PM on all days to contain COVID-19 spread

In a bid to contain the spread of COVID-19 cases, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has imposed a total lockdown in the state from 7 PM to 5 AM on all days.
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23 MLAs, ministers tested COVID positive in Punjab: Amarinder Singh ahead of assembly session

Singh revealed this fact during a video conference with Congress president Sonia Gandhi, who had held a virtual meeting with CMs of opposition-ruled states to discuss postponing of JEE-NEET exam.
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Sonia to chair meeting with Cong CMs, Mamata & Uddhav Thackeray

According to Congress sources, the meeting will be chaired by Sonia Gandhi through video conferencing, in which Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Chhattisgarh CM..
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'India needs a strong, united opposition': Amarinder Singh opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has opposed the bid by some Congress leaders to challenge the Gandhi family's leadership of the party.
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Punjab govt orders weekend lockdown extension, night curfew to contain COVID-19

In a bid to curb the increase of coronavirus cases in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a series of emergency measures, including the extension of weekend lockdown with daily night..
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Amid surge in Covid cases, Punjab imposes daily night curfew from August 21

Amid rising coronavirus cases, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered a series of emergency measures, including extension of weekend lockdown, with daily night curfew from 7 pm to 5..
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Amarinder against going ahead with SYL canal, says Punjab will burn

Opposing the Sutlej-Yamuna Link canal, chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned that “Punjab will burn” if the state is asked to share water with Haryana. At a meeting with his Haryana..
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Provide 'liberal' fiscal package to states, Punjab CM Amarinder tells PM Modi

Amid a surge in Covid cases and 50% revenue decline for the first quarter of this fiscal in Punjab, chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought from Prime Minister Narendra Modi a 'liberal'..
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PM Modi holds Covid-19 review meeting with CMs

PM Modi on Tuesday held a video conference meeting with chief ministers of various states to discuss the situation arising out of the Covid-19 pandemic. UP CM Yogi Adityanath, Tamil Nadu's EK..
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Punjab CM dubs hooch deaths 'sheer murder', says won't spare anyone found complicit

Under fire from the opposition over the spurious liquor tragedy that has claimed over 110 lives, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said no one will be spared if found complicit in the..
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'Mind your own business': Punjab CM tells Kejriwal for demanding CBI probe over hooch tragedy

Capt. Amarinder Singh asked Kejriwal to not exploit the tragic affair for reviving his "defunct" Aam Aadmi Party's stake in the state.
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Punjab hooch tragedy: 25 arrested; 7 officials, six cops suspended as death toll reaches 86

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered the suspension of seven Excise & Taxation officers & Inspectors along with two DSPs and SHOs.
DNA - Published

At least 21 dead after drinking spurious liquor in Punjab's 3 districts, CM orders magisterial probe

The deaths took place in Punjab's Amritsar, Batala and Tarn Taran districts since Wednesday night. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered a magisterial probe.
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh tests negative for Covid-19


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Dal Khalsa slams Punjab CM Amarinder Singh over comments on Khalistan


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Decision on further extension of lockdown depends on situation: Punjab CM

Chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the decision on further extension of the coronavirus lockdown in Punjab beyond June 30 would depend on the situation and asserted that he was ready to..
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Somebody failed to do his job: Amarinder


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Why orders 'weren't given to fire at Chinese' in Galwan, asks Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday asked “why no orders to fire at the Chinese were given” in the face of the brutal attack on Indian soldiers in Ladakh's Galwan Valley and said..
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Each sign of weakness on our part makes Chinese reaction more 'belligerent': Amarinder Singh


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Punjab CM orders stricter lockdown on weekends, public holidays

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Thursday ordered stricter lockdown on weekends and public holidays, even as his state mulls stringent curbs, including mandatory testing certification, for those..
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Amarinder rejects ‘paltry’ paddy MSP hike as ‘inadequate’


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Snubbed by Amarinder, SFJ cries for help from China


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Amid labour shortage, Punjab wants MGNREGS workers in farms

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday has asked the Centre for letting labour under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) work in farm operations for both Kharif..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab CM takes exception to Sitharaman's comments on migrant crisis

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday took strong exception to Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's reported criticism of the Congress party's humanitarian efforts to help the..
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Punjab extends lockdown till May 31, but curfew restrictions to go

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday evening said the coronavirus lockdown in the state will continue till May 31, though his government will lift the curfew restrictions. He further..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh warns Pakistan against attempts to spread 'narco terrorism'

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh warned Pakistan on Saturday against its "persistent attempts" to spread narco-terrorism in India, asserting that the police force was "keeping a close watch" on..
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Compensate states, specify lockdown exit strategy, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asks PM Modi

Reiterating his demand for revenue grants to the states for three months, Punjab chief minister, Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clearly define the way forward for the..
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Spike in Covid cases likely as more return to Punjab; 88% revenue loss in April: Amarinder Singh tells Sonia Gandhi


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Punjab govt to foot bill for migrant workers' journey back home

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said his government will foot the bill for migrant workers' homeward journey. The decision came after the central leadership of the Congress on Monday..
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Combating Covid-19: Punjab CM announces to extend curfew for two more weeks

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced to extend the curfew for two more weeks to check the spread of coronavirus in the State. "Though the curfew has been extended by two..
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Punjab CM asks Rajnath Singh to allow retired defence personnel to travel home

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday urged Union defence minister Rajnath Singh to grant special permission to defence personnel who have retired from service to return to their home states..
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Covid-19: Congress CMs blame Centre for not giving any financial assistance to states

The chief ministers of Punjab, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Puducherry, demanded a financial package for the states to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. CM Ashok Gehlot said unless Centre comes forward..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh writes to Amit Shah for interim compensation, nod for restricted sale of liquor

Pointing to the alarming gap between the state’s anticipated receipt and committed expenditure, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday demanded from Centre an interim compensation to the..
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Lockdown: Punjab seeks Rs 3,000 cr interim compensation from Centre citing 'resource gap'

The Punjab government on Tuesday sought from the Centre an interim compensation of Rs 3,000 crore for the month of April in view of "alarming resource gap" and also demanded permission for sale of..
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PM's interaction with CMs: Amarinder Singh suggests extension of national lockdown

As India battles the COVID-19 crisis, the prime minister held a video conference with chief ministers primarily to take their feedback on whether the 21-day nationwide lockdown should be extended..
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15 from Punjab who attended Nizamuddin Markaz not traced yet, says Punjab CM Amrinder Singh


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Indication of Punjab moving towards community transmission stage of Covid-19: Amarinder Singh


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