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Amarinder Singh Captain Amarinder Singh DOB: 11 March 1942

Captain Amarinder Singh is currently the 26th Chief Minister of Punjab. An elected Member of the Legislative Assembly from Patiala, he is the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, the state division of the Indian National Congress. He has also been the Chief Minister of Punjab from 2002-2007. Amarinder Singh is the son of Maharaja Yadavindra Singh and Maharani Mohinder Kaur of Patiala. A former Armyman, Amarinder Singh was inducted into politics by his school friend Rajiv Gandhi in 1980. He quit the party in 1984 to protest against the Army action during Operation Blue Star. After his brief stint at Shirmonai Akali Dal and failed attempt to establish his own party, Singh returned to Congress in 1998.

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'Open Secret' that Aroosa Alam ran away with Punjab's money: Sidhu's wife slams Amarinder

India | Oct 23, 2021, 05:17 PM IST

Amarinder Singh on the other hand said that Alam had been coming to India for 16 years with due clearances from the Centre.

Punjab to probe Amarinder Singh's Pakistan friend's links

Punjab to probe Amarinder Singh's Pakistan friend's links with ISI; Captain hits back

India | Oct 22, 2021, 07:43 PM IST

The deputy chief minister said it 'would be probed' whether Aroosa Alam has any links with Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), adding that he has asked the Director General of Police (DGP) to look into it.  

Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Amarinder Singh over possible

Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Amarinder Singh over possible tie-up with BJP

India | Oct 22, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Harsimrat Kaur Badal alleged that there was a deal between Captain Amarinder Singh and the BJP to brush under the carpet the corruption investigation going on against the Captain and his family members.

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Navjot Singh Sidhu calls Amarinder 'architect of farm laws', Captain responds

India | Oct 21, 2021, 06:42 PM IST

Punjab Congress Chief Sidhu's remark came two days after Amarinder Singh said he would launch his own political party and that he was hopeful of a seat arrangement with the BJP, provided the ongoing farmers' stir against farm laws was resolved in the agriculturists' interest.

'Don’t forget Congress took in Sidhu after...': Amarinder

'Don’t forget Congress took in Sidhu after...': Amarinder takes on Harish Rawat's 'secularism' jibe

India | Oct 21, 2021, 06:27 PM IST

The announcement by Captain of a possible alliance with the BJP in the upcoming Assembly elections had started a war of words between the senior leader and many other Congressmen.

Punjab Congress General Secretary in-charge Harish Rawat meets Former CM Capt. Amrinder Singh

Amarinder Singh's exit will not affect Congress, says Harish Rawat

India | Oct 20, 2021, 08:31 PM IST

The Congress leaders are watching his moves ahead of the new party formation and sources say that all the Congress members have distanced themselves after he worked out a "patch up formula" with the BJP.

Amarinder Singh an 'opportunist', 'backstabbed' Congress,

Amarinder Singh an 'opportunist', 'backstabbed' Congress, says Punjab deputy CM Randhawa

India | Oct 22, 2021, 06:04 PM IST

Announcing that he will launch his own political outfit soon, Amarinder Singh on Tuesday had said that he is hopeful of a seat arrangement with the BJP if the farmers' issue is resolved in their interest.

Punjab polls: Captain Amarinder to announce his party soon,

Punjab polls: Captain Amarinder to announce his party soon, may form alliance with BJP

India | Oct 20, 2021, 03:09 PM IST

The Congress veteran had resigned as the chief minister of Punjab, capping months of a power tussle that had polarised the ruling party in the state headed for elections in just about four months.

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Party to keep its option open about any tie up with Amarinder Singh: BJP Punjab in-charge

India | Oct 16, 2021, 06:43 PM IST

 Many party leaders admitted that Amarinder Singh will give the BJP's campaign a major boost and any tie-up will happen only once he clarifies his stand.

Former Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh.

'How ridiculous!': Captain Amarinder lashes out at Randeep Surjewala over BSF row

India | Oct 15, 2021, 12:05 AM IST

Amarinder Singh also slammed Congress leader Pargat Singh for saying that the former was in the BJP while he was also heading the Congress in the state, and said that this move was 'heights of irresponsibility'.

Charanjit Singh Channi meets Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Charanjit Channi meets Captain Amarinder Singh at latter's farmhouse in Mohali

India | Oct 14, 2021, 05:36 PM IST

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi is meeting former Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh at his farmhouse, in Siswan, Mohali.

'Attack on federalism', says Punjab govt on Centre

Attack on federalism, says Punjab govt on Centre's BSF order; Amarinder seconds move

India | Oct 14, 2021, 10:03 AM IST

The Punjab government took strong exception to the Centre's reported move of empowering the BSF to carry out searches and make arrests up to an area of 50 km from the international border.


'Our worst fears coming true...': Captain Amarinder Singh after recent terror attacks in Kashmir

India | Oct 11, 2021, 05:39 PM IST

Five soldiers, including a junior commissioned officer (JCO) were killed on Monday in a gunfight with the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Reacting to this, the former Punjab CM said, "our worst fears are coming true"

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Charanjit Channi says, 'Give Rs 5,000 to Kejriwal...'; Delhi CM responds

India | Oct 06, 2021, 08:44 PM IST

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal took to Twitter and responded to Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's remark where the latter questioned his dressing sense and asked somebody to give him Rs 5,000.

Amarinder Singh likely to meet PM Modi today in Delhi

Amarinder Singh likely to meet PM Modi today in Delhi

India | Oct 06, 2021, 12:15 PM IST

Amarinder Singh had resigned as the Chief Minister of Punjab on September 18 following months of infighting between him and Navjot Singh Sidhu. The development came months ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections.

Amarinder says, 'Congress in total disarray; leaders

Congress in total disarray; leaders spreading preposterous lies to cover up crisis: Amarinder

India | Oct 02, 2021, 08:43 PM IST

Captain's remarks came after Surjewala claimed that 78 of the 79 Punjab Congress MLAs had written to the party leadership seeking former CM’s ouster.

Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala

Sonia Gandhi didn’t remove Amarinder Singh as Punjab CM, 78 Congress MLAs did it: Surjewala

India | Oct 02, 2021, 06:54 PM IST

Surjewala’s remarks came as Amarinder Singh had accused the Congress leadership of "humiliating" him after he tendered his resignation as the Punjab CM.

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Shiv Sena slams Centre for discussing Punjab crisis with 'dismissed' CM Captain Amarinder Singh

India | Oct 02, 2021, 01:19 PM IST

The Shiv Sena mouthpiece Saamna said that if the matter of border security was that important then it should have been discussed with the present-day Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi instead of Captain Amarinder Singh.

Amarinder rejects Rawat's outrageous claims; quips, 'only

Amarinder rejects Rawat's outrageous claims; quips, 'only pressure was my loyalty to Cong'

India | Oct 01, 2021, 04:57 PM IST

The ex-CM of Punjab recalled that Rawat himself had publicly stated after meeting him that he was satisfied by his government’s track record on the 2017 poll promises.

Harish Rawat says Amarinder Singh helping BJP

Harish Rawat says Amarinder Singh helping BJP, questions 'humiliation' remark

India | Oct 01, 2021, 03:50 PM IST

Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will leave the Congress which he asserted was going downhill with senior leaders being ignored. The politician said that he had been "utterly humiliated" and was not trusted.

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