Manohar Lal Khattar

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Haryana CM Claim Farmer's Protest As Sponsored by Political parties

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar on November 28 expressed his gratitude towards the farmers of Haryana for not participating in the Protest occurred at Delhi. Khattar mentioned that he has been trying to get in touch with the CM of Punjab, Captain Amarinder singh from the past three days, but failed due to his fake unavailability. He also accused the Punjab based political parties and the organisations for 'sponsoring' the protest.

Sat, 28 Nov 2020 - 06:16 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Haryana, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar, Farmers Protest

Farmers allowed to enter Delhi

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Centre Allows Farmers To Hold Peaceful Protest At Delhi

After being denied by the Delhi Police to hold protest at Ramlila Maidan, Punjab farmers' groups have secured permission from the Centre to hold protest at the Nirankari Samagam Ground in the Burari area. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said, "I welcome Centre's decision to allow farmers... to exercise their democratic right to protest." The protesting farmers were allowed "safe passage to Delhi" on November 27. The protests are against the Centre'… read-more

Fri, 27 Nov 2020 - 04:07 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Farmer's Bill, Farmers' Protest, Dilli Chalo Movement, Captain Amarinder Singh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Punjab-Haryana CM

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Punjab, Haryana CMs Undergo Heated Argument Over Delhi Chalo Movement

A clash of words has emerged between Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana on November 26 regarding the Delhi Chalo movement. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh condemned Haryana of being "undemocratic and unconstitutional" by sealing the borders. Whereas, Haryana CM ML Khattar replied that his counterpart has been avoiding him and accused of doing "cheap politics". The farmers have been marching to New Delhi to protest the new farm bills.… read-more

Thu, 26 Nov 2020 - 06:36 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Punjab, Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, Captain Amarinder Singh, Farmers

Representational Image of CBI

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Punjab Becomes 9th State To Withdraw General Consent To CBI Probes

Punjab has become the ninth state government to withdraw the general consent given to the Central Bureau of Investigation to conduct probes in its territory. The state government announced this decision on November 9. With this, the federal investigating agency will need to obtain prior permission from the government to conduct any probe in the state. Earlier, the agency could instigate any… read-more

Tue, 10 Nov 2020 - 07:59 AM / by Mahadevan K V

Tags: Punjab, CBI, Probe, Captain Amarinder Singh

Ounjab CM to hold protest

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After President Kovind Refuses To Meet, Punjab CM Decides To Stage Protest

After the President Ram Nath Kovind denied to meet Punjab CM Amarinder Singh-led delegation, the latter has announced to hold a protest on November 4 at Rajghat, Delhi. The meeting was requested to secure the President's assent for the Punjab government's amended farm bills that will nullify the Centre's agriculture laws. Calling the President's refusal "unconstitutional", Captain Amarinder announced that dharna will begin after a gathering… read-more

Tue, 03 Nov 2020 - 06:58 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Farm Bill, Protests (2052, Rajghat

Courtesy: India Today

Punjab CM Captain Amrinder Singh

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Punjab Launches Scholarship Scheme For Scheduled Caste Students

The Punjab government on October 31 rolled out 'Dr BR Ambedkar Post Matric Scheduled Caste Scholarship Scheme'. Under the scheme, the government will provide 100% fee waiver to the students belonging to the Schedule Castes category. Besides, the scheme will also provide monthly stipend to the students to purchase schooling-related items. The government also inaugurated Ram Tirath Industrial Training Institute (ITI) to train the Dalit students… read-more

Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 04:39 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, valmiki jayanti, B R Ambedkar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Punjab CM

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Punjab CM Takes Stand For Farmers, Says Not Afraid to Quit

Punjab Government on October 20 moved a resolution in the special session of the state assembly, against the 'Farm Laws' by the Central Government. Following the resolution, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said that he is "not afraid of resigning" and "will not let farmers suffer or be ruined." The CM has also urged farmers to stand with his party. Reportedly, he has also introduced three other bills, to counter the Central… read-more

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 12:50 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab, Farmers, Farm Bills

Courtesy: NDTV News

Captain Amarinder Singh

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Punjab Eases Lockdown Restrictions As COVID Cases Drop

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on October 1 announced that night curfew and Sunday lockdowns will be stopped as COVID-19 cases have declined in the state. He has also allowed gathering of 100 people in marriages and funeral. The CM directed DGP Dinkar Gupta to ensure that people comply with COVID-19 health protocols. Besides, he told the officials to provide medical facilities to poor patients. 

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 - 08:21 PM / by Nilesh Bansal

Tags: Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab Government, Coronavirus, Indian National Congress

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Meeting between Centre and CM of Punjab and Haryana

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Punjab CM Opposes Satluj-Yamuna Link Canal; Says "Punjab Will Burn"

Opposing the Satluj-Yamuna Link canal project, Punjab CM Amrinder Singh on August 18 told the Centre that "Punjab will burn" if the project gets completed. He further said the project would become a "national problem", and Haryana and Rajasthan will also face the repercussions. The meeting, attended by Amrinder Singh, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, was convened on the directions of the Supreme… read-more

Tue, 18 Aug 2020 - 08:11 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Punjab, Haryana, Captain Amarinder Singh, SYL Project

Courtesy: NDTV News

Farmers wanted their dues, not charity: Punjab CM on Centre's MSP hike

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on June 1 said that the MSP hike on crops announced by the central government is "totally inadequate", adding that farmers wanted their dues, "not charity". "The debt-ridden, stressed farming community was looking to the Centre to come to their rescue...but the much-needed support once again eluded them," said the CM.

Tue, 02 Jun 2020 - 04:36 PM / by Harsh V Singh

Tags: Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab, Farmers, Minimum Support Price

Courtesy: Deccan Herald