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15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India

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Amarinder Singh: 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab, India
Captain Amarinder Singh is an Indian politician and military historian serving as the 15th and current Chief Minister of Punjab. An elected Member of the Legislative Assembly from Patiala, he was also the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, the state division of the Indian National Congress. He has also previously served as the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002 to 2007. His father was the last Maharaja of the princely state of Patiala. He has also served in the Indian Army from 1963 to 1966. In 1980, he won a seat in the Lok Sabha for the first time. As of February 2021, Singh also serves as the chairman of the Punjab Urdu Academy.

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Watch: Farooq Abdullah shakes a leg with Capt Amarinder Singh at wedding [Video]

Watch: Farooq Abdullah shakes a leg with Capt Amarinder Singh at wedding

A video of Farooq Abdullah shaking a leg with Capt Amarinder Singh has gone viral. The leaders danced to famous Bollywood numbers at a wedding ceremony in Chandigarh. Abdullah was attending..

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Farooq Abdullah, Amarinder Singh dance at wedding, Video goes viral | Oneindia News [Video]

Farooq Abdullah, Amarinder Singh dance at wedding, Video goes viral | Oneindia News

Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah dance moves with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, at Amarinder Singh’s granddaughter's wedding going viral on social media. Watch the..

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Mamata to ties up with RJD | WB seat sharing discussed | Oneindia News [Video]

Mamata to ties up with RJD | WB seat sharing discussed | Oneindia News

RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav called on the Bengal Chief Minister at her office in Kolkata and the two reportedly discussed seat-sharing; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar declared that the entire state of..

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Punjab CM launches COVID-19 vaccination drive at police HQ in Chandigarh [Video]

Punjab CM launches COVID-19 vaccination drive at police HQ in Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launched a COVID-19 vaccination drive for Punjab Police at Police Headquarters in Chandigarh on February 02. Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta was the first person..

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Asked Punjab govt to assist protesting farmers at Delhi border areas: Bhagwant Mann [Video]

Asked Punjab govt to assist protesting farmers at Delhi border areas: Bhagwant Mann

Aam Aadmi Party leader and MP from Sangrur constituency Bhagwant Mann slammed Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for allegedly not supporting farmers at the Delhi borders amid protests...

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"Let police do their investigation": Punjab CM on Akali Dal's allegation of Congress' involvement in Jalalabad attack [Video]

"Let police do their investigation": Punjab CM on Akali Dal's allegation of Congress' involvement in Jalalabad attack

Two Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and two Congress people were injured in Jalalabad attack, and police is investigating the matter, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on February 02, when asked..

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Harsimrat Badal slams Punjab CM over law and order situation in state [Video]

Harsimrat Badal slams Punjab CM over law and order situation in state

Condemning the attacked on Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal's vehicle in Punjab's Jalalabad on February 02, his party leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, on Tuesday slammed Punjab Chief..

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‘Not farmers but infiltrators behind violence at Red Fort’: Punjab CM [Video]

‘Not farmers but infiltrators behind violence at Red Fort’: Punjab CM

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh said he believes farmers were not involved in the violence in Delhi. Amarinder Singh added that the movement lost steam after violence at Red fort. “Farmers had made..

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'No Indian can be proud,' says Amarinder Singh on violence at Red Fort on R-Day [Video]

'No Indian can be proud,' says Amarinder Singh on violence at Red Fort on R-Day

Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on January 29 reacted on violence that took place at Red Fort on January 26. He said that the incident was something of which no Indian can be proud of...

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Farmers' agitation discredited after Red Fort violence: CM Amarinder Singh [Video]

Farmers' agitation discredited after Red Fort violence: CM Amarinder Singh

Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on January 29 reacted on violence that took place during tractor rally in Delhi on January 26. He said that the farmers' agitation lost steam when..

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Tractor Rally violence: Farmers not involved, says CM Amarinder Singh [Video]

Tractor Rally violence: Farmers not involved, says CM Amarinder Singh

Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on January 29 reacted on violence that took place during tractor rally in Delhi on January 26. Backing farmers, Singh said that he doesn't believe that..

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Punjab CM launches COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mohali [Video]

Punjab CM launches COVID-19 vaccination drive in Mohali

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on January 16 inaugurated COVID-19 vaccination drive for the health workers from Mohali's civil hospital. About 1.74 lakh health workers working in both..

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'PM Modi has to come up with a solution': Punjab CM on farmers protest [Video]

'PM Modi has to come up with a solution': Punjab CM on farmers protest

While speaking to ANI on January 06, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has to come up with a solution in farmers' issue. He said, "The solution..

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Govt should repeal farm laws to bring peace and farmers home: Punjab CM [Video]

Govt should repeal farm laws to bring peace and farmers home: Punjab CM

While speaking to ANI on January 06, Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh said that government should repeal farm laws to bring peace in the state and farmers home. He said, "It can't be..

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COVID-19: Fresh curbs on gatherings from March 1 in THIS state, details here

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered a slew of restrictions from March 1 amid rising COVID-19 cases.
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Amarinder Singh says agriculture a state subject, states should make laws: 10 key developments


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At Niti meeting, Amarinder raises farm laws, urges PM to ensure urgent resolution


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What helped Congress govt of Amarinder Singh in Punjab sweep municipal polls

After several setbacks, the Congress finally had reasons to cheer about after its decisive victory in Punjab municipal elections. However, more than the Congress, it was a win for state chief minister..
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Punjab all-party meet passes resolution over farm laws, to meet PM; AAP walks out, BJP stays away

Accusing it of “substantial delay” in resolving the ongoing crisis, Punjab’s political parties, on the call of chief minister Amarinder Singh, on Tuesday urged the Centre to redress the..
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Union Budget 'big let-down' for every section, except 'big corporates': Amarinder


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Farmers dying, says Capt Amarinder, calls all-party meet on stir


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AAP asks Punjab CM to deploy police for security of protesting farmers, Amarinder terms it 'absurd'

A fresh war of words has erupted between the AAP and the ruling Congress in Punjab, with the former demanding police security for protesting farmers at Delhi borders and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh..
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Amarinder condemns Singhu border violence, says this is what Pakistan wants


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Probe to identify 'locals' involved in Singhu violence: Punjab CM

Condemning Friday's violence by a group of miscreants at Singhu on Delhi-Haryana border, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh urged the Centre to conduct a thorough probe to identify "so-called..
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Violence at Red Fort an insult to nation, probe involvement of any party or nation, says Amarinder Singh


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'Genuine farmers' not involved: Capt Amarinder Singh


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Amarinder says violence in Delhi unacceptable, orders high alert in Punjab

The chief minister condemned the incidents that took place at the historic Red Fort and urged the farmers to immediately vacate the national capital and return to the borders, where they had been..
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Be peaceful, country is with you: Punjab CM urges farmers to maintain peace during tractor rally

Asserting that his heart was with the farmers protesting against the central laws on the Republic Day, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday appealed to the farmers to ensure that..
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Delhi: Farmer allegedly commits suicide at Singhu border

The farmer was a resident of Punjab's Fatehgarh Sahib district He has been identified as Amarinder Singh.
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Had asked police to give me intelligence updates on farmers protest: Amarinder Singh


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PM should talk directly to protesting farmers; govt has lost trust of entire farming community: Harsimrat Badal

SAD leader and former Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal has said that the Centre has lost the trust of the entire farming community and Prime Minister Narendra Modi should directly talk to the..
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Punjab: Mohali police registers case against unidentified person over death threat to CM Amarinder Singh

There was also an email address found on the poster that announced a reward for the killing of the Punjab CM,
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Farm laws: Amarinder dubs Kejriwal a 'big fraud'


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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh lashes out at Kejriwal for 'exploiting farmer stir'

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh challenged Kejriwal to cite even one example of any welfare measure taken by his government for the farmers.
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Bharat Bandh has underscored need for repeal of farm laws: Amarinder


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Punjab CM seeks priority allocation of Covid-19 vaccine

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking priority allocation of Covid-19 vaccine to the state, on account of its higher mortality rate resulting from..
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Amarinder reciting BJP’s script: Sukhbir Badal


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CM Amarinder Singh, Harsimrat Kaur engage in heated war of words over farmers' protest

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh slammed all the opposition parties in the state for "playing politics" with the lives of the farmers.
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'Not scared of ED or anyone': Punjab CM slams opposition for 'playing politics' over farmers' protest

Asserting that he was not scared of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) or anyone else, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday slammed all the opposition parties in the state for "playing..
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Amarinder Singh behaving like BJP CM, says Manish Sisodia

Hitting out at Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for speaking on the lines of Bharatiya Janata Party over the ongoing farmers' protest, AAP leader Manish Sisodia on Friday alleged that the..
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Captain Amarinder Singh meets Amit Shah over ‘security threat’


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Amarinder meets Shah to help end deadlock between Centre and farmers

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Union home minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence here to help workout an amicable solution to the current stand-off between the Centre and..
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Amarinder to meet Shah ahead of crucial talks between Centre and farmers on Thursday

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh will meet home minister Amit Shah at his residence on Thursday, ahead of the talks between the Centre and farmer leaders over their agitation against the new farm..
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Amarinder crosses swords with Kejriwal, calls him 'sneaky little fellow'


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Dilli Chalo protest: Farmers refuse to go to Burari; Amarinder urges them to accept Shah's appeal

Meanwhile, security has been tightened on the Delhi-Haryana border as farmers, who are opposing the farm laws, stayed put at the Delhi border points.
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Won't talk to Khattar until he apologises for 'inflicting brutality' on farmers: Amarinder


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Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Amarinder Singh to Centre

Amid the farmers-police face-off over the 'Dilli Chalo' protest over farm laws, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the voice of farmers cannot be "muzzled" and asked the BJP-led..
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Amarinder, Khattar clash on Twitter over farm stir

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh and his Haryana counterpart, Manohar Lal Khattar, took to Twitter on Thursday to battle over the farmers’ Delhi Chalo protest against the Centre’s three..
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Amarinder slams Khattar govt for stopping farmers marching towards Delhi

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the BJP-led government in Haryana for stopping farmers from moving towards Delhi, saying the use of "brute force" against them is totally..
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Amarinder meets Sidhu over lunch, sets off speculation on MLA's reinduction into Punjab cabinet


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Punjab imposes night curfew from Dec 1; doubles fine for flouting COVID-19 norms

Night curfew in Punjab will remain in force from 10 pm to 5 am, announced the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday.
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Amarinder Singh invites Navjot Sidhu for lunch

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has invited Navjot Singh Sidhu for lunch on Wednesday, indicating a possible patch-up with the former cricketer who quit the state cabinet after being stripped of..
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Amid shortage of essentials, Punjab farmers end rail roko

Punjab farmer unions agreed on Saturday to accept chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh's appeal and decided to allow passenger trains to run in the state from November 23 till December 10. However they..
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Punjab ready to help Delhi govt to fight Covid crisis: Amarinder Singh


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Amarinder Singh invites agitating farmers for meeting today

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has invited protesting farmers for a meeting here on Saturday, a day after seeking the Union government's support to create a "congenial environment" for ending..
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Amarinder Singh urges Centre to show magnanimity, help resolve rail blockade crisis


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Amarinder leads 'relay dharna' at Jantar Mantar in Delhi

Taking the fight of Punjab farmers to Delhi and to highlight the crisis of supplies in the state due to suspension of goods trains, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday led the 'relay dharna' by..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to stage dharna at Jantar Mantar over Centre's farm laws

Acting on the advice of Delhi Police, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will now stage dharna along with his Cabinet colleagues and legislators at Delhi's Jantar Mantar in place of Rajghat.
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Coal trains stopped, Punjab faces crisis; Capt plans stir

With Punjab on the brink of a power crisis and the President declining Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s request for a meeting on November 4, the latter announced on Tuesday that he..
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