Jan 23, 2020 08:46 AM IST
Following the Shiromani Akali Dal's (SAD) decision to not contest the Delhi assembly polls on being told by the BJP to change its stance over the amended Citizenship Act, Amarinder Singh had on Tuesday too dared the party to quit the National Democratic Alliance (NDA).
- Jan 16, 2020 04:20 PM IST
The main opposition party, AAP, on Wednesday had sought adoption of a resolution in the assembly session, seeking scrapping of the power purchase agreements signed by the previous SAD-BJP regime.
- Jan 09, 2020 08:13 PM IST
The Congress had stormed to power in Punjab, under Singh's leadership, by winning 77 of the 117 seats and wrested power from the SAD-BJP combine in the 2017 polls.
- Jan 06, 2020 11:32 AM IST
“Situation in JNU is clearly out of hand. @DelhiPolice cannot remain silent spectators to this mayhem unleashed by a handful of goons in the premier university. This is barbaric, atrocious and needs to be tackled with iron hand,” Singh tweeted.
- Dec 30, 2019 04:05 PM IST
Addressing Congress leaders and workers during a protest march here, Singh urged people to unite against the "draconian" legislation and said his party would fight "tooth and nail" against it.
- Dec 26, 2019 08:50 PM IST
An informed citizenry is critical to ensuring transparency in work execution, as well as reducing/eliminating avenues that can be used to indulge in corrupt practices, Singh said.
- Dec 16, 2019 09:44 AM IST
Protestors had torched four public buses and two police vehicles as they clashed with police in New Friends' Colony near Jamia Millia Islamia in Delhi during a demonstration against the amended Citizenship Act on Sunday, leaving nearly 60 people including students, cops and firefighters injured.
- Dec 01, 2019 02:13 PM IST
The chief minister also took a strong exception to Rashid's remark that "the Corridor would hurt India forever, which would forever remember the wound inflicted on it by Gen Bajwa with the Kartarpur Corridor."
- Nov 13, 2019 05:03 PM IST
Singh said the low number of devotees crossing over to the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib was not because of lack of interest but due to two conditions of passport and USD-20 fee put by the neighbouring nation.
- Nov 08, 2019 10:48 AM IST
The Imran Khan government released a video showing Sikh pilgrims going to a gurudwara with the backdrop of a poster in which three prominent militants who were killed in the firing in Golden Temple in 1984 were visible. This is clearly an attempt to revive memories of the days of militancy.
- Nov 04, 2019 09:22 AM IST
All the hype about India being a path-finder for the world comes to nought when seen against this unpalatable truth of its capital city facing an air pollution emergency.
- Nov 02, 2019 05:11 PM IST
Singh expressed his anger and anguish and made the pro-farmer proposal in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi amid Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal persistently blaming stubble burning in the neighbouring states of Haryana and Punjab for rise in Delhi's air pollution.
- Oct 23, 2019 09:48 PM IST
The Centre on Wednesday increased the MSP for wheat by Rs 85 to Rs 1,925 per quintal.
- Oct 22, 2019 08:11 PM IST
Sidhu, who resigned as state minister earlier this year, will continue to work as an MLA, Navjot Kaur told reporters, breaking her silence on the much discussed dispute between her husband and the chief minister.
- Oct 03, 2019 08:48 PM IST
The Punjab chief minister also invited President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, including the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.
- Oct 03, 2019 03:33 PM IST
The Punjab CM also invited President Kovind and PM Modi to attend the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, including the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor
- Sep 10, 2019 09:50 PM IST
Harsimrat on Monday had accused the state government of playing politics over the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
- Aug 07, 2019 10:00 PM IST
Amarinder Singh described the neighbouring nation's action "knee-jerk and uncalled for".
- Jul 24, 2019 02:04 PM IST
The domestic and international political one-upmanship is inevitable around a project of this scale but it should not even remotely offend Sikh sensibilities.
- Jul 18, 2019 10:32 PM IST
Meanwhile, speculations were rife that top Congress leadership intervened in the matter to resolve issues between Singh and Sidhu. There was no confirmation from the party regarding the same.
- Jul 18, 2019 03:35 PM IST
The most controversial row in Sidhu's political career came in 2018 when he visited Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PM Imran Khan. He grabbed the spotlight for all the wrong reasons as he was pictured embracing Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa
- Jul 16, 2019 06:44 PM IST
Singh said he has some meetings lined up in Delhi and will return to Chandigarh on July 17.
- Jul 11, 2019 08:39 PM IST
He asked government department to suggest amendments to current laws to enforce payment of water dues as a deterrent to those wasting it.
- Jul 08, 2019 07:42 PM IST
Though no Congress leader or worker has publicly put forward any name, party insiders said Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia could be front-runners for the top job in the Grand Old Party.
- Jun 27, 2019 07:23 PM IST
Gadkari assured Singh that all Punjab-related issues pending with his ministries would be looked into and addressed at the earliest.