Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
TopicCapt. Amarinder Singh

Topic: Capt. Amarinder Singh

End of the road for Captain Amarinder? Ex-CM receives shock defeat on home turf Patiala

Initial trends revive speculation in Punjab’s political circles about where Captain Amarinder goes from here, & whether this is where the curtains fall on his career as a politician.

‘Never lived for any post’ — Sidhu hails Channi’s elevation as Punjab chief minister

Sidhu said during his 17 years of political career he never lived for any post but always wanted Punjab's betterment and improvement in lives of its people.

Amarinder to fight on home turf Patiala Urban, ex-hockey captain Ajit Pal also in PLC 1st list

Punjab Lok Congress’ list of 22 candidates includes 8 Jat Sikhs, 4 Dalit Sikhs, 3 OBCs , and 5 Hindus. Ajit Pal Singh will fight the 20 Feb elections from Nakodar seat in Jalandhar.

Amarinder Singh, BJP announce pact to contest Punjab polls together

After officially announcing the alliance, Singh exuded confidence that they 'will 101% win the elections' and said winnability will be the main criterion in finalising seats.

In Rajasthan, Gandhis are repeating Punjab crisis. This time with Gehlot and Pilot

What happened in Punjab didn’t help Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu or Congress. Rajasthan is now seeing a repeat.

‘Aroosa’s been coming to India for 16 yrs’: Amarinder slams Punjab probe into friend’s ‘ISI link’

Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa said state DGP will probe Aroosa Alam’s 'possible connections to the ISI'. Aroosa, a Pakistani journalist, is a close friend of former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh.  

Congress tried to push me out in ‘ignoble way’, don’t want to go as a failure: Amarinder Singh

In a conversation at ThePrint’s 'Off The Cuff'', Capt. Amarinder Singh says 'I have done everything in my power for 52 years for my country, I am not ready to go to pasture'.

Float own party, bring down govt — after Cong exit, what will former CM Amarinder Singh do next?

Captain Amarinder Singh has said he is not joining BJP. His game plan is crucial not just for coming 2022 Punjab assembly elections, but also the state's future political architecture.

Modi, Yogi, Amarinder — why economic underperformers remain popular with voters

There are instances — both from national and state elections — of economic underperformers being returned to power, and also of parties being thrown out despite good performance.

Spotlight’s on new Punjab ministers to resolve issues they raised when Amarinder was CM

CM Channi has 2 key tasks — ending illegal mining & reducing power charges for consumers. His deputy, Randhawa, was vocal against Amarinder for failure on sacrilege cases. Now he is in charge of home.

On Camera

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India has interests on both sides of US-China divide. Cold War holds clues for path ahead

India’s strategic balance is weighted towards the West and its economic balance is towards China. But it needs more to build a multipolar world order.
Illustration by Soham Sen

Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

Army puts out tender for 30k ‘night sights’ so its US-made assault rifles can aim better in dark

While an open tender has been issued for procurement of the optical instruments, Bengaluru-based firm Tonbo Imaging, whose services the Army has previously used, is a frontrunner.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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