Wednesday, 1 February, 2023
TopicAmarinder Singh

Topic: Amarinder Singh

Amarinder declared ‘guilty of religious misconduct’, but here’s why former CM may not be worried

Though being declared 'tankhaiya' is serious issue, for Amarinder, it has come from 'acting parallel' jathedar of Akal Takth, whose own authority is contentious, say experts.

From Sidhu to Badal & Kejriwal, why politicians across all parties are on Punjab temple run

Hindus, who constitute around 38% of Punjab's population, are believed to have played a decisive role in 2017 Congress victory. But new alignments could usher in a shift.

Not royalty nor father figure — Why Punjab’s 1st Dalit CM Channi is a ‘refreshing change’

For over 20 years, Punjab had been used to either Parkash Singh Badal, 93, or the 79-year-old royal, Amarinder Singh, as CM. The younger Channi is a change  — in attitude & working style. 

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Full text of Amarinder Singh’s resignation letter to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi

In his 7-page resignation letter to AICC acting president Sonia Gandhi, Amarinder Singh slammed the Gandhis for a 'conspiracy' to oust him from the state government.

Amarinder announces new party, accuses Gandhis of ‘conspiracy’ in resignation letter to Sonia

In his resignation letter, Amarinder said Sonia Gandhi never understood him despite knowing him on a 'personal level' and called Navjot Sidhu 'an acolyte of the Pakistani deep state'.

Time for rapprochement over, decision to leave Congress is final: Amarinder

Singh said after much thought his decision to leave the party is final and that he wanted to build 'a strong collective force in the interest of Punjab', with his own party.

Amarinder Singh applies for new political party & symbol, says will reveal name after EC nod

The former Punjab CM had last week said that he was hopeful of seat adjustment with the BJP provided the ongoing farmers' protests against farm laws was resolved in their interest.

Ready to join probe by Indian agencies on alleged ISI links: Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam

Alam said she is still a 'good friend' of Captain Amarinder Singh and slammed Punjab Deputy CM S.S. Randhawa's 'ISI link' allegations as 'outrageous & utterly disappointing'.

Sidhu’s wife hits out at Amarinder’s friend, claims no postings happened without money to her

The accusation by Navjot Sidhu's wife came a day after Punjab govt ordered a probe against Amarinder Singh's close friend, Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, for possible ISI links.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...

Defence

The Defence Services Staff College in Wellington | Image credit: dssc.gov.in

In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.