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Amarinder Singh

15th Chief Minister of Punjab, India

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Amarinder Singh: 15th Chief Minister of Punjab, India
Amarinder Singh, known publicly as Captain Amarinder Singh, is an Indian politician, military historian, author, former royal and former veteran who served as the 15th 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. He is currently the oldest chief minister by age, serving any state in India. 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. Captain Singh resigned as the Chief Minister of Punjab on 18 September 2021.

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Amarinder Singh hits out at Congress, says party has space for humiliation and insult| Oneindia News [Video]

Amarinder Singh hits out at Congress, says party has space for humiliation and insult| Oneindia News

Former Punjab CM and veteran Congress leader Amarinder Singh reiterated that he was subjected to humiliation and insult in the run up to his resignation as Chief Minister, taking a jibe at Congress..

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Amarinder Singh to field strong candidate against Navjot Sidhu | Oneindia News [Video]

Amarinder Singh to field strong candidate against Navjot Sidhu | Oneindia News

Recently replaced Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has said that he will be fielding a strong candidate against Navjot Sidhu in the Punjab elections and will make any sacrifice to stop him becoming the chief..

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Centre tells SC state governments to give family of Covid victims ₹50,000 ex-gratia | Oneindia News [Video]

Centre tells SC state governments to give family of Covid victims ₹50,000 ex-gratia | Oneindia News

Today, the Centre informed the Supreme Court that the families of those who die of Covid will receive ₹ 50,000 ex gratia from the state governments; Today, R N Ravi resigned as the Centre’s..

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Centre warns 11 states about more dangerous Serotype-II Dengue virus strain | Oneindia News [Video]

Centre warns 11 states about more dangerous Serotype-II Dengue virus strain | Oneindia News

The 11 states reporting a more dangerous type of dengue have been asked by the centre to take steps for the early detection of cases; Punjab may get a new Chief Minister today; Rajasthan Chief Minister..

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Congress leader Ambika Soni allegedly declines the offer to be the next Punjab CM | Oneindia News [Video]

Congress leader Ambika Soni allegedly declines the offer to be the next Punjab CM | Oneindia News

According to an NDTV report, sources have claimed that Congress leader Ambika Soni has turned down an offer to become Punjab's next Chief Minister. This comes amid speculations of who would succeed..

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‘Won’t accept incompetent Navjot Sidhu as Punjab CM’, says Capt Amarinder Singh | Oneindia News [Video]

‘Won’t accept incompetent Navjot Sidhu as Punjab CM’, says Capt Amarinder Singh | Oneindia News

Amarinder Singh said that he will not accept Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab CM; Babul Supriyo clarified that his decision to join TMC is not a ‘politics of revenge’, but a ‘politics of..

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Capt Amarinder Singh submits resignation as Punjab Chief Minister | CLP meeting | Oneindia News [Video]

Capt Amarinder Singh submits resignation as Punjab Chief Minister | CLP meeting | Oneindia News

Captain Amarinder Singh has met Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit and finally submitted his and his council of ministers’ resignation. The former Punjab CM said he was humiliated in the Congress..

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Amarinder Singh asked to resign? Captain threatens to quit party: Reports | Oneindia News [Video]

Amarinder Singh asked to resign? Captain threatens to quit party: Reports | Oneindia News

Amid disagreements in Punjab Congress that have dragged on for months, the Congress party’s high command is learnt to have asked Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to resign to facilitate the election of..

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Indian Envoy To Qatar meets Taliban leader in Doha, raises concern about terrorism | Oneindia News [Video]

Indian Envoy To Qatar meets Taliban leader in Doha, raises concern about terrorism | Oneindia News

An Indian envoy met a leader of the terrorist group in Doha, Qatar's capital; India's GDP showed remarkable growth as it shot up to record a 20.1 per cent rise in the April-June period; Mariyappan..

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Navjot Sidhu in trouble after advisers says J&K is not part of India| Oneindia News [Video]

Navjot Sidhu in trouble after advisers says J&K is not part of India| Oneindia News

Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Sidhu is in a thick soup after his advisers said that J&K were not part of India. After CM Amarinder Singh pulled up the leader, he called Malwinder Singh Mali and Pyare..

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Prashant Kishor resigns as principal advisor to Punjab Chief Minister | Oneindia News [Video]

Prashant Kishor resigns as principal advisor to Punjab Chief Minister | Oneindia News

In a sudden and unprecedented move, Election strategist Prashant Kishor resigned today as Principal Advisor to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ahead of the Punjab election next year, stressing..

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Captain Amarinder Singh: Will sacrifice anything to stop Sidhu from becoming CM

In a virtual revolt against the Congress leadership’s decision to prop up Punjab PCC chief Navjot Singh Sidhu as the face of the party in the 2022 election, former chief minister Captain Amarinder..
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Rahul and Priyanka 'inexperienced', advisers 'misguiding' them: Amarinder Singh


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Sidhu a 'dangerous man', will make any sacrifice to keep him away from Punjab CM's post: Amarinder Singh


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Congress's Amarinder Singh vs BJP's 5 CMs: Humiliated vs humbled

When Amarinder Singh resigned as Punjab chief minister on September 18 after months of a public spat with state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu, his outburst highlighted how the situation was..
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Despite Charanjit Channi's Dalit pitch, there's no room for Hindu CM in Punjab

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Gandhis holiday in Shimla after Amarinder's exit


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Punjab: Congress replaces Captain, but will it win the test?

Clinching the political process in Punjab within two days by putting a Dalit in the chief minister's post is a bold move that will face the test of ousted chief minister Amarinder Singh's angst and..
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Punjab: Rahul behind shake-up that started 4 months back

Rahul Gandhi has been in the thick of a political shakeup in Punjab that started around four months ago. The elevation of maverick Navjot Sidhu as the state unit chief followed by unceasing attacks on..
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Ramdas Athawale invites Amarinder Singh to join BJP-led NDA

Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Sunday extended an invite to Captain Amarinder Singh, who resigned as Punjab chief minister, to join the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) and said he should quit..
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Who is Charanjit Singh Channi, the new Chief Minister of Punjab

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Amarinder Singh's resignation 'internal matter' of Congress, says Shiv Sena


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Who is Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, frontrunner for Punjab CM post

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Sukhjinder Randhawa named new Punjab chief minister

Sukhjinder Randhawa has been named as the next chief minister of Punjab. Randhawa was the minister of jail and department of cooperation in Amarinder-led Punjab government. In 2017, he was re-elected..
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'Anguished at political events of last 5 months’: Amarinder wrote to Sonia before quitting


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Senior Congress leader Ambika Soni rejects offer to become Punjab's next CM, here's why

Congress leader Ambika Soni declined the offer to become the next chief minister of Punjab, after Captain Amarinder Singh's resignation.
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Hope ex-Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh will not take action which may hurt Cong: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot said on Sunday that he is hopeful that ex-Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh won't take any action detrimental to the interests of the Congress party, a..
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Revolt against Captain Amarinder Singh: A timeline


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Sidhu unstable, dangerous, anti-national: Amarinder


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Resignations have defined Amarinder’s political career


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How Sikh factor worked for, against Amarinder


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Punjab: ‘Humiliated’ Captain retires hurt, Sidhu in race to take crease

"I had made a decision in the morning. I had a word with the Congress president (Sonia Gandhi), and I conveyed it to her that I will resign today. 'I am sorry, Amarinder," said Sonia Gandhi when I..
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Amarinder Singh: The Maharaja who abdicated before his time

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After Capt Amarinder Singh's exit, who are the probable Chief Minister candidates for Punjab?

While all parties struggle with their choices, here is a list of probable chief ministerial candidates for Punjab
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'Fail to understand ...': Amarinder fumes at Congress leadership after quitting as CM


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Amarinder Singh opposes Navjot Singh Sidhu as next Punjab CM face, calls him a 'disaster' and 'incompetent'

Captain Amarinder Singh tendered his resignation to Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday evening (September 18) ahead of the CLP meeting
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Amarinder Singh resigns as Punjab CM: Who said what


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'Matter of national security': Amarinder cites Sidhu's Pakistan ties, says will oppose his name for post of chief minister

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What Captain Amarinder Singh said after resigning as Punjab CM

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'I feel humiliated, will exercise my options when the time comes': Amarinder Singh


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Captain Amarinder Singh may step down as Punjab CM, aghast at 'humiliation': Key points

Captain Amarinder Singh today is likely to step down from the post of Punjab chief minister. He will address a press conference at Punjab Raj Bhawan Gate at 4:30 pm, said Raveen Thukral, media advisor..
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Amarinder Singh decides to quit as Punjab CM: Sources

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has decided to put in his papers ahead of the crucial Congress Legislature Party meeting in Chandigarh on Saturday evening, sources close to him said. The chief..
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‘Scrap farm laws, talk to farmers to find way forward’, Amarinder Singh tells Centre on one year of farm laws


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Amarinder's rant shows he is rattled after being caught 'demonising' farmers: Harsimrat


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Under fire over 'move farmers protest out of Punjab' remark, Amarinder Singh says 'my appeal misunderstood'

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said his appeal to the protesting farmers to shift their agitation out of the state has been 'misunderstood' and given a political twist. "Unfortunate..
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh launches healthcare projects worth Rs 125 crores

The Chief Minister said five per cent of the total cases will be provided free diagnostic facilities to provide help to the needy
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh takes dig at two dissident ministers over Batala issue


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Punjab Cong crisis: Harish Rawat conveys party leaders' 'resentment' to Amarinder Singh


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Rahul Gandhi, Captain Amarinder Singh differ on Jallianwala renovation

Weighing in on the controversy triggered by the changes made at Jallianwala Bagh, which was inaugurated by PM Modi in a laser show on Saturday, Rahul posted a strong tweet virtually calling the..
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'Looks very nice': Amarinder Singh contradicts Rahul Gandhi on Jallianwala Bagh memorial revamp


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Haryana CM Khattar lashes out at Amarinder Singh over farmers' issues


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Manohar Lal Khattar blames Punjab for agri stir violence, Captain Amarinder Singh hits back


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Khattar's anti-farmer agenda exposed: Amarinder Singh hits back at Haryana CM


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Eye on polls, Congress says onus on Captain to stamp out dissent

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Jallianwala Bagh Memorial must serve as reminder to future generations: Amarinder


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