Punjab Chief Minister

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  • 'Padmavati' row: Nobody has right to distort history, says Punjab CM

    'Padmavati' row: Nobody has right to distort history, says Punjab CM

    Justifying the protests against the film ‘Padmavati’, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said nobody had the right to distort history. Speaking to reporters, the CM said he had himself studied history and even been to Chittoor. “Cinematic license......

    November 20, 2017
  • Opposition should refrain from unnecessary criticism: Amarinder Singh

    Opposition should refrain from unnecessary criticism: Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Amarinder Singh on Monday said while his government welcomed healthy criticism, the opposition should refrain from unnecessary criticism. Addressing the members of legislative Assembly (MLAs) at the start of the two-day Special Orientation Programme, organised by......

    November 20, 2017
  • Amarinder Singh joins envoys to pay homage to soldiers

    Amarinder Singh joins envoys to pay homage to soldiers

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday joined British Deputy High Commissioner in Chandigarh  Andrew Ayre and Canadian Consular General Chandigarh Christopher Gibbins at a Remembrance Day event to pay homage to the soldiers who lost their lives in the......

    November 17, 2017
  • Arvind Kejriwal using smog to divert attention: Rana Gurjeet Singh

    Arvind Kejriwal using smog to divert attention: Rana Gurjeet Singh

    Even as Chief Minister Amarinder Singh skipped meeting with Delhi CM on the issue of stuuble burning, Punjab's  irrigation and power minister Rana Gurjeet Singh on Wednesday accused Arvind Kejriwal of outsourcing the solutions to his own problems. Reacting to......

    November 16, 2017
  • No secret pact with Haryana on SYL, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

    No secret pact with Haryana on SYL, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

    With Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) alleging Punjab government's secret pact with Haryana over the contentious issue of Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said there was no question of reaching any deal on the issue.......

    November 16, 2017
  • Stubble burning: Punjab seeks viable solutions for farmers

    Stubble burning: Punjab seeks viable solutions for farmers

    Even as Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh didn't meet Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of pollution caused by stubble burning, the state government believes making farmers give up the practice requires viable solutions. While the Amarinder Singh government......

    November 16, 2017
  • Punjab CM rejects Arvind Kejriwal's plea for meeting on pollution

    Punjab CM rejects Arvind Kejriwal's plea for meeting on pollution

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea for a meeting on stubble-burning and air pollution in the National Capital Region, and asked him to refrain from "trying to politicise a serious issue". This......

    November 14, 2017
  • Punjab's targeted killing cases solved, four held: Amarinder Singh

    Punjab's targeted killing cases solved, four held: Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said police had busted a terror module and arrested four persons, including a gangster lodged in Nabha jail, to solve most cases of targeted killings in the border state since January 2016. Punjab......

    November 8, 2017
  • Capt Amarinder orders dismissal of PCS officer convicted in graft case

    Capt Amarinder orders dismissal of PCS officer convicted in graft case

    Punjab chief minister (CM) Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered the dismissal of the Punjab Civil Service (PCS) officer who was convicted by a court and sentenced to jail in a 2010 bribery case in September 2017. An official spokesperson said PCS officer......

    October 30, 2017
  • PML-N top brass holds key meeting in London

    PML-N top brass holds key meeting in London

    Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has arrived here from Saudi Arabia to hold a key consultative meeting on Monday with his Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) party leaders, including current Premier Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.......

    October 30, 2017
  • 'War of words begin between Capt Amarinder, Khattar over Honeypreet'

    'War of words begin between Capt Amarinder, Khattar over Honeypreet'

    A blame game has begun between the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab over the arrest of Honeypreet Insan on Thursday. While Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar accused the Punjab Police of not sharing information with its Haryana counterpart......

    October 5, 2017
  • Punjab seeks compensation for farmers on paddy straw management

    Punjab seeks compensation for farmers on paddy straw management

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday met Union minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to pursue the state’s request for compensation to farmers for paddy straw management. The CM reiterated his demand for payment of compensation at the rate of Rs......

    October 4, 2017
  • AAP attacks Punjab CM Amarinder on Rs 84 lakh largesse to ex-CM

    AAP attacks Punjab CM Amarinder on Rs 84 lakh largesse to ex-CM

    Attacking the Congress government in Punjab for its  largesse of Rs 84 lakh to a former Punjab Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday accused Congress of "indulging in favoritism and nepotism". In a statement,......

    September 23, 2017