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Singh, while addressing a press conference to mark the completion of four years of his government, said the situation in the state was critical and he was going to be tough. (HT Photo)

These 9 districts in Punjab will see extended night curfew from today

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 02:31 PM IST
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday also warned of other tough measures and restrictions over the next few days.
AAP leader Raghav Chadha writes to Punjab CM demanding security for protestors.(File photo)
AAP leader Raghav Chadha writes to Punjab CM demanding security for protestors.(File photo)

You have a responsibility: AAP’s Raghav Chadha writes to Punjab CM

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Deepali Sharma, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 31, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Last Friday, clashes broke out at the Singhu border when some counter-protesters began stone pelting on the farmers protesting on the site.
Farmers raising slogans during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border near Delhi on Thursday.(Reuters photo)
Farmers raising slogans during a protest against the new farm laws at Singhu border near Delhi on Thursday.(Reuters photo)

Punjab CM announces Rs 5 lakh each to families of two farmers who died during farm law protests

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 03:30 PM IST
The two farmers, who belonged to Mansa and Moga districts, died while taking part in demonstrations against the Centre
Congress leaders felicitating chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Sultanpur Lodhi on Monday.(HT Photo)
Congress leaders felicitating chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh in Sultanpur Lodhi on Monday.(HT Photo)

Pakistan always attempts to create tension, stay united to thwart its designs: Punjab CM

Hindustan Times, Sultanpur Lodhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 12:50 PM IST
Urges people to follow Guru Nanak’s teachings and make country strong after paying obeisance at state-level Gurpurb function at Sultanpur Lodhi
With farmers extending their protest on rail tracks indefinitely against the Centre’s farm laws, the Railways says the ground situation is not conducive to resume services in Punjab.(HT file photo)
With farmers extending their protest on rail tracks indefinitely against the Centre’s farm laws, the Railways says the ground situation is not conducive to resume services in Punjab.(HT file photo)

After President declines meeting request, Punjab CM announces relay dharna in Delhi

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 03, 2020 02:14 PM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh terms situation due to farmers’ rail blockade critical as last of state’s power plants shuts down due to coal shortage
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and son Raninder Singh have denied any wrongdoing and termed the charges false.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and son Raninder Singh have denied any wrongdoing and termed the charges false.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM’s son Raninder Singh doesn’t appear before ED, seeks adjournment in illegal foreign funds case

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Gagandeep Jassowal
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:21 PM IST
Cites requirement to be present before parliamentary panel on Olympics in his capacity as National Rifle Association of India president; ED issues fresh summons for November 6.
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh tabled the Bills soon after the Vidhan Sabha assembled for the second day of the special session convened to counter the Centre’s farm laws on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh tabled the Bills soon after the Vidhan Sabha assembled for the second day of the special session convened to counter the Centre’s farm laws on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM presents draft resolution rejecting farm laws, urges Centre to make MSP statutory

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 20, 2020 11:58 AM IST
As soon as the House assembled on the second day of the special assembly session, the chief minister introduced the Farmers Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment Bill, 2020; the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services (Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020; and the Essential Commodities (Special Provisions and Punjab Amendment) Bill, 2020.
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh held a sit-in protest against the farm bills(ANI Photo)
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh held a sit-in protest against the farm bills(ANI Photo)

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh holds sit-in protest against farm bills at Bhagat Singh’s village

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2020 01:47 PM IST
The three farm bills were passed by both the houses of Parliament earlier and received the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday.
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM to stage ‘dharna’ against farm bills on Bhagat Singh’s birth anniversary

Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By Gagandeep Jassowal, Sbs Nagar
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 06:13 PM IST
Khatkar Kalan, the ancestral village of the freedom fighter, is the protest venue
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and his wife Preneet Kaur, who is the Congress MP from Patiala.(HT file photo)
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh and his wife Preneet Kaur, who is the Congress MP from Patiala.(HT file photo)

Jharkhand high court rejects bail plea of man accused of duping Punjab CM’s wife

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Patiala Congress MP Preneet Kaur was duped of Rs 23 lakh in a cyber fraud case last year
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh leading the assembly in paying tributes to Galwan soldiers, Covid warriors and 28 eminent personalities who had passed away since the last session of the Vidhan Sabha.(Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh leading the assembly in paying tributes to Galwan soldiers, Covid warriors and 28 eminent personalities who had passed away since the last session of the Vidhan Sabha.(Ravi Kumar/HT Photo)

Punjab CM leads Vidhan Sabha in paying tribute to Galwan Valley soldiers, unsung Covid warriors

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2020 03:41 PM IST
Former MP Gurdas Singh Badal, former state minister Hari Singh Zira, hockey Olympian Balbir Singh Senior, Golden Temple hazoori ragi Bhai Nirmal Singh among 28 personalities remembered
While it was important to defuse the tensions at the border, and India was not in favour of war, Captain Amarinder said the country could not afford to show weakness at this time and needed to take a strong stand to deter the Chinese from any further intrusions and attacks on its territories and men.(HT Photo)
While it was important to defuse the tensions at the border, and India was not in favour of war, Captain Amarinder said the country could not afford to show weakness at this time and needed to take a strong stand to deter the Chinese from any further intrusions and attacks on its territories and men.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM calls for strong Indian response to incursions by China

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 11:05 AM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh expresses anger and shock at killing of three Indian Army personnel, says ‘our soldiers are not fair game’
Nirmal Kaur lives in Ludhiana with her 11-year-old grandson after the death of her son. Her only source of income from running a small stall has dried up because of the lockdown.(Bloomberg)
Nirmal Kaur lives in Ludhiana with her 11-year-old grandson after the death of her son. Her only source of income from running a small stall has dried up because of the lockdown.(Bloomberg)

Punjab CM to the rescue of 70-yr-old woman, wants her rent, medical bills paid

UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2020 11:02 PM IST
The CM was made aware of the plight of the woman , Nirmal Kaur, during an #AskCaptain Facebook Live session on Saturday
Actor Amitabh Bachchan and other stars have joined hands to help Punjab fight Covid-19.(IANS)
Actor Amitabh Bachchan and other stars have joined hands to help Punjab fight Covid-19.(IANS)

From Big B to Bebo, top stars get together with Punjab CM for ‘Fateh’ of Covid 19

UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:11 AM IST
Gurdas Mann and cricketer Harbhajan Singh join other celebrities to support the effort initiated by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to educate people on observing safety measures against the virus
On Sunday, Singh took to Twitter and announced that he will be taking up the matter with the Centre.
On Sunday, Singh took to Twitter and announced that he will be taking up the matter with the Centre.

Punjab CM writes to Amit Shah, demands special trains for stranded migrant labourers

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Singh has also written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct government institutes in Chandigarh and Punjab “to augment viral testing capacity of 2,000 daily”.
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu .(ANI)
Punjab Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu .(ANI)

‘Depends on chief minister,’ says Punjab Health Minister on extending Covid-19 lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 02:18 PM IST
The minister said that the chief minister will consult all the departments and there could be a state cabinet meeting over the same.
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT Photo)
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh.(Sanjeev Sharma/HT Photo)

Economic fallout will be extremely serious for Punjab and the nation: Punjab CM

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Navneet Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 06:13 AM IST
Fortunately, we have not entered the Stage-3 of community transmission and hope we do not have to face such an eventuality, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said.
HT Image
HT Image

Govt to consider a state-level censor board: Punjab CM

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2020 11:38 PM IST
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)

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

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 04:10 PM IST
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.
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta in Chandigarh. The CM defended the DGP in the assembly and gave details about the busting of terror modules and the recovery of arms and ammunition in the state over the past few months.(HT file photo)
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh with Punjab Police chief Dinkar Gupta in Chandigarh. The CM defended the DGP in the assembly and gave details about the busting of terror modules and the recovery of arms and ammunition in the state over the past few months.(HT file photo)

DGP Dinkar Gupta has apologised for Kartarpur remarks, Punjab CM tells assembly

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HTC and PTI
UPDATED ON FEB 25, 2020 01:34 PM IST
Capt Amarinder Singh defends police chief, saying “anybody can make a mistake”; expresses his govt’s commitment to keep Kartarpur Corridor open
Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)
Members of the ETT-TET Unemployed Teachers’ Union protesting against the Punjab government outside CM Capt Amarinder Singh’s residence in Patiala on Saturday.(BHARAT BHUSHAN/HT)

Unemployed teachers protest outside Punjab CM’s house in Patiala

Hindustan Times, Patiala | By HT Correspondent, Patiala
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2020 10:17 PM IST
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was “relieved” after Pakistan announced that a Sikh girl, who was abducted, forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man, was free to return her home in Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma / Hindustan Times)
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was “relieved” after Pakistan announced that a Sikh girl, who was abducted, forcibly converted and married to a Muslim man, was free to return her home in Pakistan.(Sanjeev Sharma / Hindustan Times)

Punjab CM ‘relieved’ after Pak says abducted Sikh girl can return home

Chandigarh | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON SEP 04, 2019 09:41 AM IST
“Relieved that Jagjit Kaur has returned to her family in Nankana Sahib. I thank everyone who lent their voice to Jagjit Kaur & ensured that the wrong that was committed against our daughter has been corrected. Such forced conversions have no place in a civilized world and must stop,” Amarinder Singh said.
Punjab CM Capt Amarider Singh during an inspection of a flood-affected area in the state, August 22, 2019.(Pardeep Pandit / HT Photo)
Punjab CM Capt Amarider Singh during an inspection of a flood-affected area in the state, August 22, 2019.(Pardeep Pandit / HT Photo)

‘Will canalise rivers to tackle floods with World Bank, ADB help’: Punjab CM

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2019 11:54 AM IST
Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh conducted an aerial survey on Thursday to asses the damage caused by flooding in Shahkot and Sultanpur Lodhi sub-divisions of Jalndhar and Kapurthala districts.
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh inspecting the headworks station in Rupnagar, August 19, 2019.(HT Photo)
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh inspecting the headworks station in Rupnagar, August 19, 2019.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM writes to PM Modi, demands Rs1,000cr flood relief package

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2019 12:33 PM IST
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh also urged PM Modi to instruct the authorities concerned to waive crop loans of banks/financial institutions availed by the affected farmers during the current cropping season.
Immediate relief of ₹100 crore has been announced by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for the flood-hit areas  in the state.(HT Photo)
Immediate relief of ₹100 crore has been announced by Punjab CM Amarinder Singh for the flood-hit areas  in the state.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM announces 100 cr for flood-hit areas

By HT Correspondent, Rupnagar
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 08:57 AM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has said that a special girdawari will be conducted as soon as the water level recedes to assess the losses and release compensation to the affected farmers.
Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday acceded to the demand of leaders of the Ravidasia community and agreed to lead a delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking up the matter of construction of the temple, which was demolished in Delhi on the directions of the Supreme Court (SC).(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday acceded to the demand of leaders of the Ravidasia community and agreed to lead a delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking up the matter of construction of the temple, which was demolished in Delhi on the directions of the Supreme Court (SC).(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh to lead delegation to PM on Ravidas temple demolition

Jalandhar | By HT Correspondent, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 01:55 AM IST
Besides helping in filing of the review petition in the apex court, his government will also contribute towards the cost of the land if the Centre agrees to return the temple site to the community, the Chief Minister said.
MP Preneet Kaur
MP Preneet Kaur

Punjab CM’s wife falls prey to online fraud, loses Rs 23 lakh

Patiala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 07, 2019 11:55 PM IST
Patiala senior superintendent of police (SSP) Mandeep Singh Sidhu said the incident happened on July 29 when the MP was in Delhi to attend the Parliament session.
Navjot Sidhu hadn’t taken charge of the power ministry that he was allocated by Amarinder Singh in a reshuffle last month.(Sanjeev Kumar/ HT photo)
Navjot Sidhu hadn’t taken charge of the power ministry that he was allocated by Amarinder Singh in a reshuffle last month.(Sanjeev Kumar/ HT photo)

Delivered, says minister Navjot Sidhu on his resignation to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 12:26 AM IST
Navjot Sidhu, who had never really gotten along with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, had last month sent his resignation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi after the reshuffle.
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh(HT File)
Punjab Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh(HT File)

Punjab CM releases Rs 118.42 crore for SC student scholarship funds

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2019 03:42 PM IST
Giving the break-up, the spokesperson said of Rs 118.42 crore, Rs 67.42 crore would be released for the students studying in 312 colleges, including degree colleges, technical and medical education institutes.
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