CAPTAIN AMARINDER SINGH

  • Lok Sabha election results: General VK Singh, Captain Amarinder Singh among big winners May 16, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party, driven by its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, scripted history on Friday as it went well above the halfway mark of 272 seats in the Lok Sabha elections. While the party with some surprising wins in West Bengal and down south, became the biggest gainer in...
  • Local Congress candidate from Amritsar more suited, says Amarinder Singh March 20, 2014

    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 said...
  • Former Punjab CM slams govt, demands President's rule December 11, 2012

    Amritsar: Law and order has worsened in Punjab which is on the decline economically and socially, making the state a fit case for bringing it under President's rule, former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh said in Amritsar on Tuesday. "Akali Jathedars are running police stations making the life of common man...
  • Punjab: Prominent winners and losers March 6, 2012

    Chandigarh: The ruling Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) created history in the Punjab Assembly by retaining power in Punjab belying history which has not seen the incumbent returning to power in the last 46 years. The SADBJP alliance won 68 seats, while Congress won 46 seats. The Others won three seats...
  • I take responsibility for Punjab loss: Amarinder March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Punjab Congress chief and former chief minister Amarinder Singh said that he was ready to step down taking full responsibility for the party's loss in Punjab assembly elections. "This is my fight and my loss. I take full responsibility of this battle. All workers and party members worked very...
  • SADBJP retain Punjab, create history March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The ruling Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) created history in the Punjab Assembly by retaining power in Punjab, defying history which has not seen the incumbent returning to power in the last 46 years. The SADBJP alliance won 68 seats, while Congress won 46 seats. The Others won three...
  • Punjab: SAD+ headed for comfortable majority March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alliance seemed to be heading for a majority in the Punjab Assembly belying history which has not seen the incumbent returning to power in the recent past. The counting for the 117seat Punjab Assembly began at 8 am on Tuesday and as per...
  • Punjab Polls: SAD+ headed for majority March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alliance seemed to be heading for a majority in the Punjab Assembly belying history which has not seen the incumbent returning to power in the recent past. The counting for the 117seat Punjab Assembly began at 8 am on Tuesday and as per...
  • Punjab: Cong, SAD+ neck and neck in early trends March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress and the Shiromani Akal Dal(SAD)Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) alliance were neck and neck during the early trends of the vote count in Punjab. The counting for the 117seat Punjab Assembly began at 8 am on Tuesday. The early trends were somewhat similar to the postpoll survey that...
  • Cong won't fall short in Punjab: Amarinder Singh March 5, 2012

    Chandigarh: Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh is confident of the party's win in the Assembly elections. Singh said that the party will not fall short in the 117seat Punjab Assembly. "We are not going to fall short. The nongovernance and corruption of the ruling state government have favoured us,"...
  • Punjab polls: Campaigning hits a new low January 25, 2012

    Chandigarh: With just five more days to go, the countdown to the Punjab Assembly Elections has begun and campaigning has hit a new low. State Congress Chief Captain Amarinder Singh has told his cadres not to be cowed down by alleged Akali violence, instead give the Akalis a thrashing. Addressing a...
  • Serving the poor Cong 'dharma': Capt Amarinder January 22, 2012

    Faridkot: Punjab Congress chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Sunday that serving the poor was the party's 'dharma' and its government at the Centre brought in the Food Security Bill in keeping with that spirit. Claiming that the party was serving the poor right since Independence, Amarinder at a rally...