Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Guardians of Governance not a spy agency: Amarinder

Chandigarh :  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dismissed allegations by opposition leaders regarding the Guardians of Governance (GoGs) appointed by his government, saying they were not a spy agency. “The Guardians of Governance are not a spy agency but only there to assist the government in efficient conduct of administration and ensuring proper […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo/IANS)

Punjab waives its share in GST on community kitchens

Chandigarh :  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced waiver of the state government’s 50 per cent share in the goods and services tax on the community kitchen at the Darbar Sahib, even as the state assembly unanimously passed a resolution to seek total waiver from the Centre. The Chief Minister also announced similar […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File Photo)

Amarinder urges Centre to extend help to kin of hostages killed in Iraq

Chandigarh :  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to provide all necessary assistance to the families of the hostages killed in Iraq in performing the last rites, along with an ex-gratia relief for them. The Chief Minister, who wrote to Sushma Swaraj on the issue, also called her […]

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (File)

Punjab CM saddened, AAP flays Sushma over death of Indians

Chandigarh : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday expressed grief over the death of Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State in Iraq’s Mosul in 2014 while the AAP demanded the resignation of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for misleading the families of the dead. “Shattered over the heart-wrenching news that the 39 Indians missing […]

‘Canadian PM, politicians must not attend events glorifying militants’

Toronto : Reacting to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s assurance to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to curb Sikh separatists in Canada, former Canadian Health Minister Ujjal Dosanjh has said politicians in this country have failed to appreciate India’s deep sensitivities about Khalistani activities. “India is very sensitive about this issue because that country was partitioned […]

Punjab CM meets Trudeau, Sajjan

Amritsar : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau here. Both leaders discussed the strong bond that exists between the two places, largely due to an influential Punjabi community settled in the western nation.   Besides the Trudeau-Amarinder meeting, which remained uncertain till Monday evening, the other highlight […]

Amarinder meets Rahul, discusses 2019 polls

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Congress President Rahul Gandhi at his residence here and discussed the 2019 Lok Sabha polls. “Had a long discussion on 2019 Lok Sabha polls with Congress President,” Captain Amarinder Singh told media after meeting Gandhi. Besides the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the […]