Articles about Amarinder Singh
23 Jul 2021
3 Congress workers, headed to Sidhu's swearing-in, died in accident
Three Congress party workers were killed in a bus accident in Moga district of Punjab this morning, reports said.
18 Jul 2021
Sonia Gandhi names Navjot Singh Sidhu Punjab Congress chief
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was on Sunday appointed the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President after days of high drama.
18 Jul 2021
Punjab Congress MPs to meet top leaders opposing Sidhu's elevation
In a fresh bid to oppose the elevation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Congress Punjab unit chief, party MPs from the state will meet Congress' top leaders in Delhi on Sunday.
15 Jul 2021
Sidhu to be next Punjab Congress chief? Decision sparks row
Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu is likely to be appointed the party's state unit chief, reports said on Thursday.
13 Jul 2021
Prashant Kishor meets Gandhis; 'good news' for Punjab Congress expected
Poll strategist Prashant Kishor on Tuesday held a meeting with Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi.
03 Jul 2021
AAP workers protest outside Punjab CM's house, Bhagwant Mann detained
Hundreds of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers, who were staging a protest, faced water cannons just outside the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Mohali today.
03 Jul 2021
AAP workers try to gherao Punjab CM's residence
Police on Saturday used water cannon to disperse AAP workers forcing their way to gherao the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh at Siswan in Mohali in protest against frequent power cuts.
15 Jun 2021
SAD protest outside Punjab CM's house; Sukhbir Singh Badal detained
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal was detained during a protest outside Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh's farmhouse in Siswan on Tuesday.
08 May 2021
Punjab: Farmers take out protest marches against weekend lockdown
Farmers took out protest marches at several places in Punjab on Saturday against the weekend lockdown imposed by the state government amid rising cases of COVID-19 infection and fatalities.
17 Apr 2021
Sonu Sood contracts COVID-19, says he is under quarantine
Actor Sonu Sood has tested positive for COVID-19, he announced on Saturday. Notably, he was appointed as the brand ambassador of Punjab's COVID-19 vaccination program by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh just a few days back.
10 Apr 2021
Only five days of COVID-19 vaccine stock left: Punjab CM
Punjab's COVID-19 vaccine stock will last another five days, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Saturday as he urged the Centre to share the schedule of supply of the vaccines.
07 Apr 2021
Amid COVID-19 spike, Punjab orders night curfew, bans political gatherings
The Punjab government on Wednesday introduced fresh curbs to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state.
16 Mar 2021
Amarinder and Sidhu to meet again; rumor mills set rolling
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh is expected to meet former minister Navjot Singh Sidhu over lunch on Wednesday, amid speculations that the cricketer-turned-politician might be given an important role ahead of the 2022 state polls, official sources said.
25 Jan 2021
Foundation stone of Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Memorial park laid
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday virtually laid the foundation stone of the Jallianwala Bagh Centenary Memorial park at Amritsar, dedicated to unsung heroes of the massacre.
10 Jan 2021
40-year-old farmer dies by suicide at Singhu border amid protests
A 40-year-old farmer from Punjab allegedly died by suicide at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border, the epicenter of the ongoing farmers' protests.
29 Dec 2020
Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning
The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.
26 Dec 2020
Farm unions meet today to decide on talks with Centre
As the "Delhi Chalo" protests by farmers against the Center's contentious farm laws near Delhi's borders entered the 31st day, 40 farm unions are meeting today at 2:00 pm to decide on resuming talks with the Centre.
20 Dec 2020
Farmers threaten to block Delhi-UP Ghazipur border to intensify protest
Farmers protesting against the Centre's new agricultural laws have threatened to block the Ghazipur border between Delhi and Uttar Pradesh.
17 Dec 2020
Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday termed the death of Sikh preacher Baba Ram Singh, who was supporting the farmers' protest and allegedly died by suicide near the Singhu border, "an irreparable loss".
08 Dec 2020
Amit Shah intervenes, invites protesting farmers for meeting today
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the second most important person in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, has invited protesting farmers for dialogue at 7 pm today.
06 Dec 2020
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh
Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.
03 Dec 2020
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect
Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.
29 Nov 2020
Government ready to hold talks with protesting farmers: Amit Shah
Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government is ready to hold talks with the farmers protesting against the central government's three contentious agricultural laws.
28 Nov 2020
Punjab CM slams Haryana counterpart over crackdown on protesting farmers
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday slammed his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for the crackdown on farmers protesting against the Centre's three contentious agricultural laws.
28 Nov 2020
As farmers and police clash, Gurudwara in Haryana feeds cops
As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.
27 Nov 2020
'Delhi Chalo' protest: Farmers allowed entry to Delhi by police
Thousands of farmers, mainly from Punjab, on Friday were allowed to enter the national capital to hold a protest against three contentious farm laws passed by the Centre in September.
21 Nov 2020
Punjab farmers to temporarily lift train blockade from Monday
Punjab's farmer bodies on Saturday decided to lift their rail blockade, which had been imposed in protest of the Centre's contentious new farm laws.
20 Oct 2020
Punjab government introduces resolution against Centre's farm laws
Punjab became the first opposition-ruled state to introduce a resolution against the Centre's three farm laws, that stirred massive protests in the state.
10 Oct 2020
Sikh man's turban pulled during BJP rally, Bengal Police clarifies
A massive controversy was ignited after a Sikh man's turban — considered holy in the religion — was purportedly pulled by a West Bengal policeman during a protest by the BJP.
29 Sep 2020
Farmers continue protest; Congress-ruled states looking to "bypass" farm laws
Farmers across the country are continuing their protest against three laws, that the Centre claims will give them access to markets of their choice. The Bills, which were passed in the Monsoon Session, became laws with President Ram Nath Kovind's signature on Sunday.
25 Sep 2020
Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills
Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.
19 Sep 2020
Flagged concerns, says ex-Minister Harsimrat Badal; SAD is rethinking alliance
Harsimrat Kaur Badal, who resigned from the Union Cabinet on Thursday over a disagreement with the Centre on three farm Bills, said on Friday that her party — the Shiromani Akali Dal — repeatedly flagged concerns in the Cabinet, but to no avail.
17 Sep 2020
Will Harsimrat Badal leave Modi's Cabinet over farm Bills?
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), which is at loggerheads with ally BJP over three farm Bills, is pondering over another key matter, pertaining to the resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal.
16 Sep 2020
3 arrested for murder of Suresh Raina's relatives
Three members of an inter-state gang of robbers have been arrested for the murdering cricketer Suresh Raina's two relatives in Pathankot on August 19.
31 Aug 2020
Pranab Mukherjee passes away; PM Modi, President Kovind pay tributes
India's former President and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee passed away on Monday, weeks after he tested positive for coronavirus,
27 Aug 2020
JEE, NEET row: Congress will hold nationwide protest tomorrow
Congress will hold a nationwide protest tomorrow (August 28, Friday) against the Centre's decision to hold NEET and JEE competitive examinations next month, amid the coronavirus crisis.
26 Aug 2020
NEET, JEE row: Sonia calls opposition-meet, Mamata suggests approaching SC
On Wednesday, at the opposition meeting convened by Congress President Sonia Gandhi on the controversy around JEE and NEET examinations, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee suggested approaching Supreme Court seeking a postponement.
24 Aug 2020
Find new chief: Sonia Gandhi, keen on resigning, tells Congress
At the crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting today, interim President Sonia Gandhi is likely to offer her resignation, amid a rift that emerged in the party after a letter was sent to her by 23 members demanding an overhaul in the organization.
21 Aug 2020
Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Haryana imposes lockdown on weekends
All non-essential offices and shops in Haryana have been ordered to remain shut on every Saturday and Sunday in an attempt to check the spread of the novel coronavirus, state Health Minister Anil Vij has said.
21 Aug 2020
Punjab: Stricter curfew, weekend lockdown introduced, as COVID-19 cases rise
The Punjab government on Thursday announced sweeping restrictions, including a stricter curfew, and weekend lockdowns in all of its 167 cities and towns across the state.