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Night curfew extended by 2 hours in Ludhiana as Covid-19 cases surge

Earlier on Thursday, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced an extension of night curfew by two more hours in nine districts, including Ludhiana, which have reported over 100 daily new cases.
Until further orders, the new restrictions would begin at 9pm and continue until 5am. In picture - A deserted street after the curfew was imposed.(AFP | Representational image)
Until further orders, the new restrictions would begin at 9pm and continue until 5am. In picture - A deserted street after the curfew was imposed.(AFP | Representational image)
Updated on Mar 19, 2021 01:31 PM IST
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Punjab CM orders immediate action on '7-point agenda 2022'

"The agenda is centered around citizen welfare through a holistic focus on the overarching development of the state," said an official statement issued by the Punjab Government.
The Chief Minister claimed that the government had fulfilled 455 out of the 546 commitments made in the election manifesto during the 2017 elections.(HT Photo)
The Chief Minister claimed that the government had fulfilled 455 out of the 546 commitments made in the election manifesto during the 2017 elections.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 07, 2021 06:23 PM IST
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh failed to perform responsibility towards farmers: SAD

"It is CM Amarinder Singh's responsibility to ensure that cases registered against innocent youth of Punjab are withdrawn. They've been imprisoned without any FIR," SAD's Harsimrat Kaur Badal said.
Badal said that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has started a helpline number on which the people at the protest can report for their missing members.(ANI)
Badal said that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has started a helpline number on which the people at the protest can report for their missing members.(ANI)
Published on Feb 06, 2021 02:25 PM IST
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Punjab parties want farm laws withdrawn

Convened by Punjab CM, all-party meet passes a resolution to target ‘substantial delay’ in tackling crisis.
The meeting also decided to send a delegation to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of the farmers’ stir.(PTI)
The meeting also decided to send a delegation to Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the issue of the farmers’ stir.(PTI)
Updated on Feb 03, 2021 03:51 AM IST
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By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

HT Chandigarh Our Take: Can Panjab University function without a senate?

With the Covid-19 pandemic hitting education systems especially hard, PU authorities will find it tough to take key decisions on restarting classes and hostels without the senate
The term of the last Panjab University senate expired on October 31.(HT Photo)
The term of the last Panjab University senate expired on October 31.(HT Photo)
Published on Nov 15, 2020 11:59 PM IST
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Punjab chief minister’s son summoned by Enforcement Directorate in illegal foreign funds case, to be questioned on Tuesday

Raninder has been asked to appear before the agency on October 27 for questioning at its zonal office in Jalandhar, officials told Hindustan Times.
Captain Amarinder Singh’s son Raninder Singh(Photo: Livemint)
Captain Amarinder Singh’s son Raninder Singh(Photo: Livemint)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 09:07 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Gagandeep Jassowal | Edited by Niyati Singh

Punjab farm bills are ‘zero’, says Haryana BJP chief

Asks with purchase of crops under MSP made punishable if the market price of a crop is already low and a farmer wants to sell it, who buy the crop?
Haryana BJP president OP Dhankar on Thursday dismissed the farm bills passed by the Punjab assembly as ineffective.(HT File)
Haryana BJP president OP Dhankar on Thursday dismissed the farm bills passed by the Punjab assembly as ineffective.(HT File)
Updated on Oct 23, 2020 12:58 AM IST
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Punjab set to move Supreme Court on farm laws as stir intensifies

Farmers, especially in Punjab and Haryana, have been protesting against the legislation, which the government says will enable them to sell their produce in any market of their choice rather than limit them to government-run mandis.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh at a protest over farm laws, at Khatkar Kalan, Bhagat Singh’s village, in Punjab on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh at a protest over farm laws, at Khatkar Kalan, Bhagat Singh’s village, in Punjab on Monday.(PTI Photo)
Updated on Sep 29, 2020 02:47 AM IST
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Battle honour day of 2 Sikh regiment observed at Ludhiana’s Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum

Senior adviser to the Punjab chief minister Lt Gen TS Shergill laid the wreath on behalf of Captain Amarinder Singh
Battle honour day of the 2 Sikh regiment was observed at the 2 Sikh War Memorial at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum here on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Battle honour day of the 2 Sikh regiment was observed at the 2 Sikh War Memorial at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum here on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 06, 2020 11:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana

Amarinder opposes challenge to Gandhi family leadership

‘Only Gandhis can lead the party back to glory and protect nation from internal and external threats’
The chief minister said there was not a single village in India which did not have a Congress member to carry forward its ideology of upholding the Constitutional principles, rights and freedoms.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT file photo)
The chief minister said there was not a single village in India which did not have a Congress member to carry forward its ideology of upholding the Constitutional principles, rights and freedoms.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT file photo)
Updated on Aug 23, 2020 07:56 PM IST
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Will not rest till Punjab’s economy is back on track, says chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh

INDEPENDENCE DAY SPEECH Low-key function amid Covid-19 curbs saw only government officials and police personnel in attendance
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh after unfurling the Tricolour at the state-level Independence Day function in Mohali on Saturday. Chief secretary Vini Mahajan and director general of police Dinkar Gupta were among the few officials present at the low-key event amid the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh after unfurling the Tricolour at the state-level Independence Day function in Mohali on Saturday. Chief secretary Vini Mahajan and director general of police Dinkar Gupta were among the few officials present at the low-key event amid the Covid-19 pandemic.(HT Photo)
Published on Aug 15, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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Captain Amarinder Singh warns China against bid to intrude into Indian territory

While we do not want war, we will not tolerate any bullying by Beijing, the CM said
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh during an Interview at his residence in Chandigarh. Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh during an Interview at his residence in Chandigarh. Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto
Updated on May 31, 2020 02:25 PM IST
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Covid-19 lockdown dealt blow to Punjab drug smuggling: Official

The anti-narcotics task force was set up after the Congress government, headed by Captain Amarinder Singh, came to power in April 2017. It was one of the key elements of the party’s manifesto.
A total of 498 people have also been arrested in connection with drug smuggling during the lockdown. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
A total of 498 people have also been arrested in connection with drug smuggling during the lockdown. (Photo by Santosh Kumar/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 16, 2020 03:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Aurangzeb Naqshbandi

Coronavirus scare: Captain Amarinder Singh supports Akal Takht jathedar’s appeal to avoid crowded places

Captain said he will hold a meeting every Monday to review and deliberate on the recommendations of the group of ministers to be headed by local government minister Brahm Mohindra
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Updated on Mar 07, 2020 11:12 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspond, Chandigarh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to meet PM Modi over passport waiver for Kartarpur

The Punjab assembly also passed a resolution urging the Centre to ask Pakistan to do away with the condition that pilgrims using the Kartarpur Corridor must hold passports.
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to take up the issue of passport for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib with Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto)
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urge him to take up the issue of passport for visiting the Kartarpur Sahib with Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT PHoto)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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Zero tolerance: Punjabi film ‘Shooter’ banned for ‘promoting violence, crime’

The Chief Minister has also directed Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta to look into the possible action that could be initiated against one of the film’s producers, KV Dhillon, who had reportedly promised in writing, back in 2019, that he would shelve the movie, originally titled `Sukha Khalwan.’
Updated on Feb 09, 2020 10:51 AM IST
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Punjab CM orders probe after 3 prisoners escape from Amritsar jail

The Punjab Police have launched a state-wide hunt for the three prisoners who escaped late Saturday night.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a probe into the escape of three prisoners from the Amritsar Central Jail.(HT Photo)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a probe into the escape of three prisoners from the Amritsar Central Jail.(HT Photo)
Published on Feb 02, 2020 02:33 PM IST
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Captain Amarinder Singh calls all-party meeting on January 23 on looming water crisis

The announcement came after a demand was raised by leader of opposition and AAP MLA Harpal Singh Cheema when the House started discussion on the Punjab Water Resources (Management and Regulation) Bill, 2020, which was introduced by irrigation minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria, on the second day of the two-day special assembly session
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Updated on Jan 17, 2020 11:23 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber, Chandigarh

Punjab CM Amarinder, son Raninder discharged in Ludhiana City Centre case

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Updated on Nov 27, 2019 05:59 PM IST
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By Aneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana

Punjab government to start Guru Nanak Open University in Patiala

State govt made the announcement as part of its celebrations to mark the 550th Parkash Purb of Guru Nanak
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Updated on Oct 25, 2019 11:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vishal Rambani, Patiala

Dakha, a tough nut to crack for Congress as it loses fifth time in a row

In the past four elections, including both Punjab Assembly and Lok Sabha from 2012 to 2019, the Congress has failed to win from the Dakha seat
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Published on Oct 24, 2019 11:31 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | By Aneesha Sareen Kumar, Ludhiana

CM sanctions Rs 5 crore for free wheat seed to flood-hit farmers

Captain Amarinder Singh had also directed the district commissioners of flood-hit districts to ensure timely distribution of adequate quantity of wheat seed to farmers before the sowing season
the announcement made by Captain Amarinder Singh during his visit to the state’s flood affected areas.(HT PHOTO)
the announcement made by Captain Amarinder Singh during his visit to the state’s flood affected areas.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Oct 22, 2019 06:22 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh

Amritsar IIM: HRD minister, Capt to attend groundbreaking ceremony on Oct 7

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Updated on Oct 05, 2019 01:28 AM IST
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Farmers clear Bathinda-Zirakpur highway, protest march towards CM’s residence today

The farmers are demanding the release of farmer-activist Manjit Singh Dhaner, who was convicted on charges of murder sentenced to life imprisonment by the Supreme Court
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)
Farmers protesting at Mehmadpur village near Patiala on Saturday where they decided to march towards the CM’s Patiala-based residence.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Sep 21, 2019 11:45 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Patiala

Punjab Congress MLA Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj upset over babus running the show in government

Pertinently, during the Lok Sabha elections, Kamboj had raised the issue of non-cooperation from district officials, and senior bureaucrats.
Congress MLA from Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj has said that dominance of bureaucracy has not gone well with the workers.(HT photo)
Congress MLA from Rajpura Hardial Singh Kamboj has said that dominance of bureaucracy has not gone well with the workers.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 03:51 PM IST
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15 IAS officers transferred in Punjab

The Punjab government on Thursday transferred 15 IAS officers with immediate effect.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh .(Hindustan Times Photo)
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh .(Hindustan Times Photo)
Updated on Aug 09, 2019 07:53 PM IST
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A Captain, and a soldier who marches to his own drumbeat | Analysis

Yet Captain Amarinder Singh faces an unlikely political detractor, who is neither from the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) nor the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but a lateral entrant to the Congress from the BJP.
Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Chief Minister of Punjab Amarinder Singh(Sonu Mehta/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 19, 2019 11:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vinod Sharma

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: Amarinder Singh blames Navjot Sidhu for seats Congress lost, hints at portfolio change

Though Capt Amarinder Singh was able to stop the Modi juggernaut in Punjab, the mood at the CM residence where he addressed the media on Thursday afternoon was sombre in face of his party’s poor show.
The BJP failed to make much headway in Punjab where the Congress led by Capt Amarinder Singh bucked the trend to win eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats.(ANI)
The BJP failed to make much headway in Punjab where the Congress led by Capt Amarinder Singh bucked the trend to win eight of the 13 Lok Sabha seats.(ANI)
Updated on May 25, 2019 01:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sukhdeep Kaur, Chandigarh

After ‘friendly match’ barb, Sidhu fires ‘collusion’ salvo

Taking his differences with chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to the next level, Sidhu on Friday had exhorted the people to defeat those “who are playing a friendly match” while addressing a rally in Bathinda in support of Congress candidate Amarinder Singh Raja Warring
This time as well, Sidhu did not name anyone, but he reiterated no action has been taken so far against the SAD leaders who had a role in sacrilege incidents of 2015.(HTPhotos)
This time as well, Sidhu did not name anyone, but he reiterated no action has been taken so far against the SAD leaders who had a role in sacrilege incidents of 2015.(HTPhotos)
Updated on May 20, 2019 07:45 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Surjit Singh

Lok Sabha elections 2019: ‘People of Punjab want a strong PM, there is very strong Modi wave’, says Sukhbir Singh Badal

SAD Leader Sukhbir Badal maintains that PM Modi will retain power post May 23.
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal believes that PM Modi will win the polls and the nation needs a decisive PM(.Harpreet Kaur/HT Photo)
SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal believes that PM Modi will win the polls and the nation needs a decisive PM(.Harpreet Kaur/HT Photo)
Updated on May 15, 2019 10:09 PM IST
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