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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, military historian, author, former royal and former veteran 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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Yogi Adityanath slams Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for creation of Malerkotla district | Oneindia News [Video]

Yogi Adityanath slams Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for creation of Malerkotla district | Oneindia News

On Friday, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh announced the formation of the new Malerkotla district in Punjab. Malerkotla, with a majority of Muslim population, is carved out from..

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Mamata visits Kalighat temple after TMC sweeps Bengal, PM Modi congratulates [Video]

Mamata visits Kalighat temple after TMC sweeps Bengal, PM Modi congratulates

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visited the Kalighat temple on Sunday. The TMC supremo offered prayers at the temple after victory in assembly polls. Mamata was accompanied by her nephew & TMC leader..

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Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh who on Friday appeared before a three-member panel tasked by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, said the meeting was part of party's internal discussions..
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Punjab Congress infighting: Amarinder meets party panel in Delhi

Amarinder Singh and his former cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu have been engaged in a bitter war of words. Sidhu has publicly attacked the chief minister over an SIT report on the sacrilege issue..
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BKU rejects Amarinder’s appeal to call off three-day Patiala protest in Covid times


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Don't hold protest over Covid, it may prove super-spreader: Amarinder to farmers


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Navjot Sidhu dares Amarinder Singh to prove he wanted to switch sides

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been critical of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh over the desecration issue, on Saturday challenged him to prove that he had met any leader of other..
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Nation forever indebted to Rajiv Gandhi for laying foundation of strong India: Amarinder Singh


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Amid Sidhu's attacks on Capt, PCC chief says party brass must step in

Amid mounting public squabbling in Punjab Congress, with Navjot Sidhu and others accusing chief minister Amarinder Singh of protecting the Akali Dal first family, state unit president Sunil Jakhar has..
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Amarinder Singh urges PM Narendra Modi to increase oxygen, vaccine supplies


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Consensus among MLAs that Badals ruling Punjab, instead of Congress: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sidhu's fresh salvo against his own government has come a day after he alleged that it was chief minister Amarinder Singh's "incompetence" that the government was forced to accept the Punjab and..
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Amarinder Singh writes to Union health minister for uninterrupted oxygen supply


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No question of Prashant Kishor deciding on tickets for 2022 assembly polls, says Amarinder Singh


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Amid arhtiyas’ strike call, Punjab to start buying wheat

A day before wheat procurement begins in Punjab, the arhtiyas (commission agents) on Friday decided to go ahead with their pre-announced strike against the Centre’s direct benefit transfer (DBT) of..
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You have surrendered to Modi: Shiromani Akali Dal to Amarinder over payment to farmers through DBT


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Amarinder urges Modi to clear Rs 937 crore-worth projects for 400th anniversary of Guru Tegh Bahadur


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Punjab CM orders ban on political gatherings; leaders to be booked under DMA & Epidemics Act

As Covid cases continue to remain high in the state, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, on Wednesday ordered a “total ban” on political gatherings till April 30 and said that violators,..
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Centre encroaching upon rights of states, jeopardising basic structure of democracy: Amarinder


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'Conspiracy to defame Punjab's farmers': Amarinder slams MHA letter flagging 'bonded labourers'


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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh assures support to arhtiyas


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What is delaying Navjot Sidhu's comeback in Punjab?

What is stopping cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu from actively rejoining the Congress party despite meeting Punjab CM Amarinder Singh nearly two weeks ago, to sort out the differences?
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Amarinder urges PM Modi to widen vaccination drive as 81% of Punjab samples show UK variant


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81% of 401 Punjab samples show UK variant, Amarinder asks PM to widen vaccine ambit

Eighty-one per cent of the 401 samples sent by the government for genome sequencing have tested positive for the UK variant of Covid-19, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Tuesday, and asked..
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Punjab CM Amarinder to Pakistan Army chief Bajwa: Control ISI before talk on stability

It is important for not just Bajwa but the entire Pakistan military apparatus to be on board with the idea of burying the past and paving the way for peace with India, said Amarinder Singh on Friday.
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Night curfew extended by two-hours in Punjab, nine districts worst hit by COVID-19

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced a two-hour extension in the night curfew in the state's nine districts worst affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Key role for Sidhu in Punjab? Meeting with CM Amarinder sparks buzz

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu met over tea on Wednesday, discussing the possible reinduction of the cricketer-turned-politician's into the state cabinet. The..
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AAP again exposed on farm laws issue: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for once again exposing its "true colours" on the issue of the farm laws and the farmers' agitation by walking..
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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh takes first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday kicked off the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccination drive in the country by getting the vaccine shot.
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Punjab CM says Prashant Kishor has joined him as principal advisor

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Monday said poll-strategist Prashant Kishor has joined him as his principal advisor. ​​"Happy to share that @PrashantKishor has joined me as my Principal..
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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 to lead party in assembly polls next year: Punjab Congress chief


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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

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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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