Amrinder Singh

  • Arun Jaitley is an unknown factor in Amritsar: Captain Amarinder Singh May 16, 2014

    Congress leader Captain Amrinder Singh who fought the elections from Amritsar constituency against one of the key candidate of BJP Arun Jaitley, said that he had said on the first day that Jaitley has nothing to do with Punjab. ...
  • Amarinder writes open letter to Modi over Punjabi farmers in Gujarat April 24, 2014

    Ahead of Narendra Modi's visit to Punjab, Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Thursday wrote an open letter to him asking about steps taken by his government to stop eviction of Punjabi farmers from Gujarat's Kutch region. He reminded Modi of the promise he had made to the people of the state...
  • Amarinder-Jaitley encounter during morning walk April 6, 2014

    Amritsar: Engaged in a war of words during their heated poll campaign for Amritsar seat, Congress's Amarinder Singh and BJP leader Arun Jaitley were for once exchanging pleasantries as the two rivals ran into each other during their morning walk on Sunday. The two heavyweights stopped on seeing each other, shook...
  • LS polls: 4th list of Congress candidates likely on Thursday or Friday March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking an unusually long time to take a decision over its Lok Sabha candidates, Congress party is likely to release its fourth list for the polls on either Thursday or Friday. Party sources say that a list of candidates has been short listed and a decision can be...
  • Himachal govt cancels land lease of Ramdev's trust February 20, 2013

    Shimla: The Himachal Pradesh government is understood to have cancelled the land lease of yoga teacher Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth sanctioned by the previous BJP regime. About 28 acres of land near Sadhupul in Solan district was given to Patanjali Yogpeeth by the BJP government in 2010 for a token lease of...
  • The rise and fall of liquor and property baron Ponty Chadha November 19, 2012

    The end of Ponty Chadha was as dramatic as his rise. From films to real estate to sugar mills, Ponty's empire was spread far and wide. ...
  • Don't blow away my character: Amrinder's Pak friend December 26, 2007

    Ludhiana: Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, who hit the headlines for her close friendship with former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, defended her relationship with him on Wednesday. Addressing the media in Chandigarh, Alam insisted that her relationship with the former Punjab chief minister has been misinterpreted and that the...
  • Court issues summons to Amarinder in LCC scam case December 24, 2007

    Ludhiana: In fresh trouble for former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a court here on Monday issued summons to him and 35 others in the multi-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam in which the state Vigilance Bureau had recently filed a charge sheet against them. Besides Amarinder,...
  • Ludhiana scam: Enough evidence to nail Ex-Punjab CM September 21, 2007

    New Delhi: Former chief minister of Punjab Capt Amrinder Singh might be heading for serious trouble over the Ludhiana City Centre scam. Punjab's Vigilance Department claims it's found solid evidence to chargesheet Amrinder and his family members. The police are in custody with a few cheques that show transactions between...
  • Ex-Punjab CM's key man arrested June 11, 2007

    Ludhiana: Punjab's former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s media advisor was arrested in Ludhiana late Sunday night for his alleged role in the Ludhiana City Centre scam case. Bharatinder Singh Chahal who is a co-accused along with the former CM in the scam was summoned to the Vigilance Bureau office on...
  • Ex-Punjab CM kin in vigilance net June 20, 2007

    Chandigarh: Armed with a pen drive recovered from an alleged conduit in hawala deals, the vigilance department is tightening its noose around former Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh. The pen drive recovered from Chetan Gupta, owner of the RL Gupta group of companies in New Delhi, named nearly 80...