Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo/Twitter)

Sidhu won’t campaign for Congress in Punjab: Wife

Amritsar:  Congress star campaigner and Punjab cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu will not campaign for his party in his home state as Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked him not to, his wife and former BJP MLA Navjot Kaur said on Tuesday. Amidst reports that the Minister’s health was not allowing him to campaign, his […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo)

Amarinder justifies seven-fold increase in income

Chandigarh:  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday justified the seven-fold increase in his income between the years 2016-17 to 2017-18. “The seven-fold increase in Captain Amarinder Singh’s income after becoming Chief Minister was attributable directly to his salary and perquisites, as well as sale of certain properties, for which there was no provision to […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo/Twitter)

Sunny Deol ‘filmy fauji’, I’m a real one: Amarinder Singh

Gurdaspur (Punjab): Dismissing the possibility of any threat to Sunil Jakhar, the Congress candidate for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat, against BJP’s Sunny Deol, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said that the latter was just a “filmi fauji” with no ground support in the constituency. Talking to the media here after accompanying Jakhar […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh(File Photo/Twitter)

Congress would have acted after Pulwama: Amarinder

Chandigarh: While supporting the air strikes inside Pakistan by the Indian Air Force, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that “any government of the day, including the Congress, would have retaliated after the Pulwama (terror) attack”. Asked if the recent air strikes by the IAF would benefit the Bharatiya Janata Party in the […]

Former PM Manmohan Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Manmohan Singh won’t contest elections: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Putting to rest all speculations, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not contest in the upcoming general elections. Manmohan Singh was “never in reckoning for candidature as he had made it clear that he was not interested in contesting elections”, Amarinder Singh told the media here […]

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End politicization of armed forces: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday called for an end to politicization of the armed forces for political gains. Welcoming the directive of the Election Commission (EC) against use of pictures relating to defence personnel for election propaganda or campaigning, Amarinder said “earning brownie points through politicization of forces was as wrong”. In […]