Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicCaptain Amarinder Singh

Topic: Captain Amarinder Singh

Three factors that are keeping Punjabi politicians on edge

Punjab polls have new anxieties—first 'Mandal-like' election for some, Jatt Sikh loyalty, and no more piggybacking Hindu votes.

BJP’s 1st list for Punjab polls features mostly tried-and-tested leaders, some turncoats too

BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh says 12 farmers, 13 Sikhs and eight SC members are on the list. There are doctors, sportspersons and industrialists in those categories.

Amarinder Singh meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda ahead of Punjab polls

The BJP has announced that it will contest for the upcoming state assembly elections in alliance with Amarinder Singh's newly floated Punjab Lok Congress party.

Why Punjab’s new CM Channi is struggling to showcase govt’s work, keep Congress flock together

Channi, Punjab's first Dalit chief minister, who took over the reins from Captain Amarinder Singh, has barely managed to drag the rickety Congress into a fighting stance.

Ready to contest all 117 seats in Punjab alone, Punjab BJP chief says at National Executive

Punjab BJP chief Ashwani Sharma signals party isn’t looking to enter an alliance, after former CM Captain Amarinder Singh had said his new party would look to partner up with it.

Amarinder to launch party & ally ‘with BJP, others’, says no sacrilege by Singhu lynching victim

In a conversation with ThePrint, to be telecast on 20 October, Captain Amarinder Singh hinted at resolution to farmers’ stir and talked about Punjab’s worsening security situation.

In Congress, the command has no control — Punjab or Delhi, Sidhu or Amarinder

The Congress continues to be a simmering pot of entries and exits, growing dissent and rebellion, and in some measure, of uncompromising loyalty.

Amarinder leaving Congress but not joining BJP, blames ‘unstable’ Sidhu for damaging party

Former CM Captain Amarinder Singh tells NDTV that ‘another political force’ is coming up in Punjab, but doesn’t elaborate. Adds he’s thinking before making his next move.

Amarinder meets Amit Shah, asks to ‘repeal farm laws’ as speculation about joining BJP grows

BJP leaders say ‘all patriots are welcome’ in their party. But given Amarinder’s support of farmers’ agitation against Modi govt’s farm laws, a face-saver might be needed.

Who is Charanjit Singh Channi, the man who is set to be Punjab’s first Dalit Sikh CM

Channi, minister for technical education & employment generation, is a 3-time MLA from Chamkaur Sahib who has been a critic of outgoing CM Amarinder Singh.

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.