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Punjab CM urges Pak not to back out of Kartarpur Corridor

Chandigarh (2 MIN READ): Expressing concern over reports of a ‘discernible slowdown’ in Pakistan’s activities on the Kartarpur Corridor development, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged the neighbouring country not to back out of its committment on the project, which was of supreme religious importance to the Sikh community. Singh’s statement came after reports […]

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Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu’s resignation

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation to Governor Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an official in the Chief Minister’s Office told IANS. Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the Chief Minister, formally resigned on July 14 as Minister […]

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There must be discipline, Sidhu can not refuse portfolio: Amarinder

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu cannot pick and choose ministries as generals cannot refuse work given to them, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday speaking about the resignation row hitting his government. Saying he has not seen the content of Sidhu’s resignation letter, the Chief Minister said that “there should be some discipline”. Amarinder […]

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Congress needs charismatic Gen Next leader as Rahul’s replacement: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday backed a young leader to galvanise the Congress in the wake of Rahul Gandhi’s resignation as the party President. Pointing to the large and growing youth population in the country, the Chief Minister urged the Congress Working Committee (CWC) to look for Gandhi’s replacement in a charismatic Gen […]

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Mamata, KCR and Amarinder to skip Niti Aayog meet

New Delhi:  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her counterparts from Telangana K. Chandrashekhar Rao and Punjab Amarinder Singh will not attend the first meeting of the Niti Aayog governing council, to be chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Banerjee and Rao had also skipped the MOdi’s swearing-ceremony on May 23. A vocal critic […]