Amarinder Singh

  • As row simmers, Jaitley shifts to new house 15-04-2014 07:49 PM

    Amritsar: Amid ongoing row over purchase of a new house by Arun Jaitley in Amritsar, the veteran BJP leader and a contestant for Lok Sabha election from the holy city, on Tuesday shifted to his new residence. Prayers were held to seek blessings of the Almighty as Jaitley moved into...
  • Row over Jaitley's house purchase, Amarinder writes to EC 14-04-2014 05:49 PM

    A house bought by BJP leader Arun Jaitley, contesting Lok Sabha polls from Amritsar, today became a centre of a row, with his Congress rival Amarinder Singh filing a complaint with the Election Commission, calling the purchase as "part of his election campaign". Amarinder reasoned that the move of purchasing...
  • Amarinder Singh serves legal notice to Subramanian Swamy 14-04-2014 04:48 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Monday served legal notice to BJP leader Subramanian Swamy for his "malicious statements" alleging that he had committed "perjury" by not disclosing the foreign bank accounts of his wife and son in his nominations papers. Swamy had last week alleged...
  • Show Me The Money: Amarinder Singh has assets worth over Rs 81 cr 13-04-2014 04:23 PM

    Former Punjab chief minister and Congress leader Amarinder Singh has his assets valued at over Rs 81.98 crore. ...
  • LS polls: Pursue, prove my accounts, Amarinder Singh dares Modi 12-04-2014 06:32 PM

    Amritsar: Dismissing charges of having foreign bank accounts and assets of his family members in other countries, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Saturday dared BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi to pursue the accounts and prove that they were his. "Imagine a man charged with mass murder of hundreds of...
  • Open Mike: Should elections be fought by candidates from local areas and not outsiders? 10-04-2014 08:02 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits the city of Amritsar where Congress candidate and former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh is contesting against BJP's senior leader Arun Jaitley. She interviews Capt Amarinder Singh and finds out the views of the voters on the...
  • Jaitley backs Swamy's claim, Amarinder to take legal action 10-04-2014 05:22 PM

    BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday backed the claim by Subramanian Swamy that Amarinder Singh has not disclosed offshore accounts held by his two family members in his nomination papers, a charge on which the Congress leader threatened legal action. Jaitley said that his (Swamy's) charge is based on documents....
  • Amarinder Singh poses questions on SAD-BJP alliance 08-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Terming the SAD-BJP alliance 'unholy and opportunistic', Congress candidate from Amritsar, Amarinder Singh on Tuesday asked his BJP rival Arun Jaitley to explain what he meant by 'social alliance' between the two. On Jaitley's reported remark that the Akali-BJP alliance went beyond politics, Amarinder pointed out that the BJP leader...
  • Luxury cars, bungalows in Jaitley's over Rs 110 crore assets 07-04-2014 07:22 PM

    Amritsar: A fleet of luxury cars, residential houses in Delhi, NCR and Gujarat, besides cash and jewellery, are part of the Rs 113.02 crore worth assets of senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley declared in an affidavit filed in Amritsar on Monday. Making an electoral foray from Amritsar seat, Jaitley is...
  • SAD patronising drug racket in Punjab: Amarinder Singh 06-04-2014 06:25 PM

    Attacking SAD over the multi-crore drug racket, Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Sunday alleged the ruling party was "patronising" the narcotics trade in the state. He also alleged that Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia was "acting as a conduit" between the traffickers in the state...
  • Gautam Gambhir seeks votes for Arun Jaitley 05-04-2014 11:29 PM

    Cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Saturday sought votes for senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who is contesting the Lok Sabha election from Amritsar. As part of the campaign, the left-handed batsman attended a roadshow in the city. Gambhir urged the electorate to vote for Jaitley who, he said, is a "good...
  • 30 Congress families joined SAD, claims Punjab Minister 05-04-2014 10:15 PM

    Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on Saturday claimed that 30 families owing allegiance to Congress today joined SAD in the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat. The residents of Mahlian De Dera and Rodi villages in the Majitha Assembly segment were welcomed to SAD by Majithia. The development took place when...
  • Amarinder lacks vision for Amritsar, says Arun Jaitley 05-04-2014 04:59 PM

    Senior BJP leader and candidate for Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Arun Jaitley on Saturday took a dig at his rival Congress' Amarinder Singh, saying he lacked vision for Amritsar development and has not spoken a word about what he did for Punjab when he was the Chief Minister. "Capt Amarinder...
  • Amarinder Singh files nomination for Amritsar seat, to contest against Arur Jaitley 04-04-2014 07:38 PM

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday filed his nomination papers as the Congress candidate for the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, where he take on BJP's Arun Jaitley. Accompanied by his wife and Patiala MP Preneet Kaur, who is the minister of state for external affairs, son Raninder and...
  • Prakash Singh Badal responsible for Operation Bluestar, alleges Amarinder Singh 04-04-2014 05:29 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh on Friday held Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal allegedly accountable for Operation Bluestar. At a press conference, he said, "It was Parkash Singh Badal who during the troubled period had instigated the innocent youth to disturb the peaceful situation of Punjab and later...
  • Arun Jaitley a political mercenary, says Amarinder Singh 31-03-2014 07:24 PM

    Terming his BJP rival Arun Jaitley in the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat a "political mercenary", former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Monday questioned the former's "sheepish silence" about the plight of Punjabi farmers in Gujarat who were being evicted from their land by the state government. "In election time...
  • Amarinder rejuvenating Congress workers becomes BJP headache 29-03-2014 01:12 PM

    The "re-energised" Congress cadres after Captain Amarinder Singh's candidature from Amritsar for Lok Sabha polls are giving sleepless nights to BJP in this Sikh-dominated constituency. Admitting that it would have been a "cakewalk" for its candidate Arun Jaitley but for Singh, who has rejuvenated the faction-ridden district unit of Congress,...
  • Jaitley hits at Amarinder Singh, terms him 'poor script writer' 27-03-2014 10:18 PM

    Hitting back at Congress leader Capt Amarinder Singh for the "160 club" remark, senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Thursday said the former Punjab Chief Minister was a "poor script writer". Amarinder had earlier in the day alleged that Jaitley, who is taking on him in the Amritsar Lok Sabha...
  • Amarinder Singh accuses BJP of double standards on Blue Star issue 25-03-2014 07:23 PM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar Lok Sabha seat Amarinder Singh on Tuesday accused BJP nominee Arun Jaitley of having "double standards" on the issues of Operation Blue Star and setting up a Blue Star Memorial for those who died within the precincts of the Golden Temple here. "You can't run with...
  • Amarinder targets Jaitley, says strong leaders don't beg for constituencies 24-03-2014 06:20 PM

    Congress Lok Sabha candidate from Amritsar Amarinder Singh on Monday took a dig at BJP nominee Arun Jaitley for his 'majboor'(helpless)-and-'mazboot'(strong)- leader remarks, saying strong leaders "do not go begging for constituencies to secure their secret prime ministerial ambitions". Amarinder claimed in a statement that it was already established as...
  • Will not contest LS polls from 2 parliamentary constituencies: Jaitley 22-03-2014 09:32 PM

    Amritsar: After the Congress fielded Capt Amarinder Singh from Amritsar seat, BJP candidate Arun Jaitley on Saturday said he would not contest from two parliamentary constituencies as he was dedicated to the holy city only. "The question doesn't arise to contest election from one more constituency along with Amritsar," said...
  • Ready for the high-profile battle of Amritsar: Amarinder Singh 22-03-2014 05:19 PM

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said that he was ready for the high-profile battle on Saturday, a day after he was announced as the Congress candidate to take on senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat. Indicating that he had overcome his initial reluctance, which...
  • Arun Jaitley an outsider, doesn't stand a chance: Amarinder 22-03-2014 03:54 PM

    The Congress has decided to field Captain Amarinder Singh against BJP's Arun Jaitley in Amritsar. Amarinder Singh, a former Punjab chief minister, was earlier reluctant to fight. He now says he is battle ready and Arun Jaitley is an outsider who doesn't stand a chance. The Congress leader spoke to...
  • Ready for contest with Jaitley in Amritsar: Captain Amarinder Singh 22-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Congress candidate from Amritsar, Captain Amarinder Singh says he is up for a contest with senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley who is also contesting the Lok Sabha polls from the same constituency. ...
  • Amarinder Singh to contest LS polls against Jaitley 21-03-2014 08:35 PM

    The Congress has fielded former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh against senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar constituency in the upcoming general elections. ...
  • Congress 5th list out, Amarinder Singh to contest against Jaitley 21-03-2014 08:15 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has fielded former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh against senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar constituency in the upcoming general elections. Singh's name was announced by the Congress in its fifth list consisting of 26 candidates on Friday. However, the Congress hasn't yet reached any...
  • LS polls: Amarinder Singh likely to contest against Arun Jaitley from Amritsar 21-03-2014 06:30 PM

    New Delhi: Congress has asked former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh to contest the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections against BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, sources said on Friday. The Congress leader had earlier expressed that he was ready to take on Arun Jaitley from Amritsar constituency. Speaking to...
  • Congress 5th list today, party to name candidate against Modi 21-03-2014 12:38 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress is likely to announce its fifth list of Lok Sabha candidates on Friday. All eyes will be on who the party will field in Varanasi against BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. Reports have said that the party will field Digvijaya Singh against Modi. However, the...
  • LS polls: Captain Amarinder Singh to take on Arun Jaitley in Amritsar 20-03-2014 03:52 PM

    New Delhi: Former chief minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh said that he was ready to take on BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar. Speaking to CNN-IBN he said, "I have only heard this last night. I had told Congress president that I would like to concentrate on my own...
  • Local Congress candidate from Amritsar more suited, says Amarinder Singh 20-03-2014 03:50 PM

    With speculations doing the round that Congress might field Amarinder Singh to take against BJP leader Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, the former chief minister on Thursday said a local candidate of the party would be able to do more justice to the constituency. In a statement issued in Chandigarh, Amarinder...