captain Amarinder in a press meet

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'Yes, I Will Be Forming A New Party': Captain Amarinder Singh

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on October 27, confirmed on forming his own political party months before the Assembly elections, sharing seats with the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). "Yes, I'm forming the party. I don't know what its name will be. Let's wait for the election commission as my lawyers are working on it," said Amarinder Singh. "There will be many congressmen coming in," he added.

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 01:25 PM / by SAM RAHUL RAJASHEKHAR

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

Courtesy: ANI

Aamrinder Singh

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'Amarinder Singh Seems To Be Under Some Pressure': Harish Rawat

After the resignation of Amarinder Singh from the Chief Minister post, Congress Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat refuted the claim of humiliation made by Caption on October 1. Rawat said, "I would like to clarify that party has always given him respect and treated him with high regard". "Amarinder Singh seems to be under some  pressure" he added. Notably, speculation of joining any party has ruled out by Amarinder Singh. 

Fri, 01 Oct 2021 - 09:18 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Captain Amarinder Singh, Harish Rawat, Humiliation, Congress Party

Courtesy: NDTV

Day after meeting with Amit Shah Amarinder Singh Meets Ajit Doval

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Amarinder Singh Meets Ajit Doval Amid Ongoing Punjab Crisis

Former Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh met National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on 30th September in Delhi. The duo held deliberations over Punjab border security amid political turmoil in the state, sources suggest. Captain on 29th September also had a word with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah, where the two discussed the Farm laws and possible ways to halt the 11 month long Framer's protest.

Thu, 30 Sep 2021 - 06:24 PM / by Muskan Arora

Tags: Punjab Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh, Ajit Doval, Amit Shah, NSA, punjab congress crisis, farmer protest

Courtesy: NDTV

CM urges to open Kartarpur Corridor

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Punjab CM Urges Center To Reopen Kartarpur Corridor

To resume operations in the Kartarpur corridor, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh wrote a letter to PM Modi stating the improvement of the Covid-19 situation leading to the probable visit of devotees to the shrine in Pakistan. Singh’s government would collaboratively work with the Center to maintain covid protocols for the pilgrims using the corridor. Reportedly, Punjab has shown significant improvement in the last month in terms of Covid-19… read-more

Thu, 29 Jul 2021 - 03:40 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Kartarpur corridor, Captain Amarinder Singh, PM Modi

Courtesy: The Asian Age

Amrinder Singh

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Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Names Malerkotla As 23rd District Of State

On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr on May 14, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh named a Muslim-dominated area, Malerkotla, as the 23rd district of the state. CM Singh stated Rs 500 crore will be allocated for the development works, including a medical college after the name of Sher Mohammed Khan, in the newly-formed district. Besides, a girl's college, all-women police station and a bus station have also been announced for Malerkotla.

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 03:20 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Malerkolta, New District, Eid-ul-Fitr

Courtesy: The Tribune

Sonu Sood-Punjab CM

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Punjab Appoints Sonu Sood As COVID-19 Vaccine Brand Ambassador

Bollywood actor Sonu Sood was announced as 'brand ambassador' for Punjab's COVID-19 vaccination scheme by the state CM Captain Amarinder Singh. Stating, Sonu's popularity will encourage people to undergo vaccination, CM added, "there is no one more ideally suited to inspire people to take the vaccine". Later, expressing his gratitude on recognition, the philanthropist actor gifted his book "I am no Messiah" to CM, said he felt honoured.

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 - 09:49 AM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab, Punjab Chief Minister, Sonu Sood, Covid-Vaccination

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

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Punjab: CM Amarinder Announces Free Travel For Women In State Run Buses

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on March 31 announced free travel for women in Punjab Roadways Transport Corporation, Punjab Roadways Buses and locally owned city bus services. While the free travel excluded AC, Volvo and HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) buses, the CM claimed of fulfilling 85% of manifesto promises. Moreover, the CM said that while the promise was to reduce the bus tickets for women to 50%, he made it all free.

Thu, 01 Apr 2021 - 09:11 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Punjab, Punjab Government, Transportation, Women Safety, Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh

Courtesy: Economic Times

Prashant

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Punjab CM Amarinder Appoints Prashant Kishore As Principal Advisor

Renowned poll-strategist Prashant Kishor has once again joined the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh as his principal advisor. CM Amarinder tweeted, “…look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Punjab.” Earlier responsible for PM Narendra Modi's campaign for prime ministership in 2014, Kishore had assisted Congress’ campaign in the 2017 Punjab assembly polls. Currently, Kishore's Indian Political Action Committee… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 07:26 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab CM, Congress, Prashant Kishor

Courtesy: The Times of India

Punjab CM and PM Modi

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Punjab CM Writes To PM; Asks To Add Punjabi As J&K's Official Language

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on January 28 wrote to PM Modi seeking inclusion of Punjabi as an official language in the Kashmir Languages Bill, 2020. Citing Punjab’s link with J&K since Maharaja Ranjit Singh, CM mentioned that Punjabi was widely spoken during the J&K’s independence and is still the mother tongue of many residents. Although, the Punjabi was not included as an official language list as it will be taught in schools as… read-more

Thu, 28 Jan 2021 - 05:29 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: Punjabi Language, Punjab CM, Captain Amarinder Singh, Jammu and Kashmir, PM Narendra Modi, vernacular, Ministry of Home Affairs, Historical Backings

Punjab CM

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Punjab CM Says High School, College Girls To Get Free Sanitary Pads

Taking a step towards the menstrual hygiene measures, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has announced to provide free sanitary pads for high school and college girls in the state. Launching 'Dheeiyan Di Lohri', the CM also announced that the month of January will be dedicated to girl child. The measure announced on January 7 was one among the many initiatives which included BASERA scheme, smart metering and distribution of free cricket kits… read-more

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 07:17 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh, sanitary pads, Menstruation