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Amarinder Singh slams Navjot Sidhu over resignation, says he should've accepted new portfolio instead of shunning work
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Amarinder Singh slams Navjot Sidhu over resignation, says he should've accepted new portfolio instead of shunning work

Sidhu has announced his resignation as Punjab cabinet minister, making public his June 10 resignation letter sent to then Congress president Rahul Gandhi. On Monday, a day after he went public with his decision, he sent the letter to Amarinder.

Navjot Singh Sidhu sends resignation letter to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, a day after announcing his exit from state cabinet
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Navjot Singh Sidhu sends resignation letter to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, a day after announcing his exit from state cabinet

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday sent his resignation letter to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a day after he announced that he had resigned from the state cabinet

SAD, BJP, Congress MLAs clash inside Punjab Assembly over non-payment of compensation to Amritsar train tragedy victims
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SAD, BJP, Congress MLAs clash inside Punjab Assembly over non-payment of compensation to Amritsar train tragedy victims

The Punjab Assembly witnessed unruly scenes on Monday between members of ruling Congress and the Akali-BJP over the Amritsar train accident last year where 60 people died

Punjab panchayat polls: SAD blames Congress for incidents of violence; says ruling party ‘completely hijacked’ elections
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Punjab panchayat polls: SAD blames Congress for incidents of violence; says ruling party ‘completely hijacked’ elections

With stray incidents of violence reported during the Punjab panchayat polls on Sunday, the opposition Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) blamed the Congress, alleging a "complete hijacking" of the election by the ruling party.

Amritsar train tragedy: Magistrate court gives clean chit to Navjot Singh Sidhu, wife; says security not chief guest's responsibility
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Amritsar train tragedy: Magistrate court gives clean chit to Navjot Singh Sidhu, wife; says security not chief guest's responsibility

A magistrate court on Thursday gave a clean chit to Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife in the tragic train accident in Amritsar in which around 60 people lost their lives.

Opposition demands sacking of Punjab minister over 'inappropriate' text to woman official, Amarinder Singh says matter resolved
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Opposition demands sacking of Punjab minister over 'inappropriate' text to woman official, Amarinder Singh says matter resolved

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Wednesday said he believed the matter has been “resolved” to the victim's satisfaction

Sukhbir Singh Badal accuses Punjab govt of failing to incentivise farmers for curbing stubble-burning; Amarinder Singh calls claim ‘nonsensical’
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Sukhbir Singh Badal accuses Punjab govt of failing to incentivise farmers for curbing stubble-burning; Amarinder Singh calls claim ‘nonsensical’

SAD chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Thursday accused the Punjab government of having "failed" to incentivise farmers to check stubble burning in the state, prompting Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to term his charges as “nonsensical and misleading”.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opium
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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national policy to curb 'drug menace' after Navjot Sidhu's remarks on legalising opium

Congress leader and Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday created a new controversy by calling for the legalisation of opium in the state.

'Willing to undergo dope test,' says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh; calls for social movement to wipe out drug menace in state
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'Willing to undergo dope test,' says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh; calls for social movement to wipe out drug menace in state

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said on Thursday he was willing to undergo a dope test but would leave it to the conscience of other elected representatives if they wanted to follow suit.

Punjab government employees angered by mandatory drug test ordered by Captain Amarinder Singh
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Punjab government employees angered by mandatory drug test ordered by Captain Amarinder Singh

The Punjab Government Employees Organisation accused the state government of targeting them over the mandatory drug test and demanded that ministers and MLAs must undertake the test as well.

Punjab's most-wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and 2016 Nabha jail break plotter Prema Lahoria killed in Rajasthan
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Punjab's most-wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and 2016 Nabha jail break plotter Prema Lahoria killed in Rajasthan

Most-wanted gangster Vicky Gounder and 2016 Nabha jail break mastermind Prema Lahoria were on Friday gunned down by the Punjab Police in an encounter

Punjab govt begins farm debt waiver: AAP activists, hundreds of farmers protest call scheme'non-starter'
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Punjab govt begins farm debt waiver: AAP activists, hundreds of farmers protest call scheme'non-starter'

Hundreds of farmers and AAP activists protested on Sunday at the grain market in Mansa town as the Punjab government began a farm debt waiver scheme

Rahul Gandhi condemns RSS leader Ravinder Gosai's killing, says violence unacceptable
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Rahul Gandhi condemns RSS leader Ravinder Gosai's killing, says violence unacceptable

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi condemned the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana and demanded that the guilty be brought to justice.

Gurdaspur by-election: Amarinder Singh hails Congress win, calls it 'total rejection' of BJP-SAD's policies
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Gurdaspur by-election: Amarinder Singh hails Congress win, calls it 'total rejection' of BJP-SAD's policies

The Gurdaspur result has once again shown that the Congress was on the path of revival across the country, Amarinder Singh said.

Gurdaspur bypoll: Amarinder Singh confident of Congress victory, says 'will win with 2 lakh votes margin'
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Gurdaspur bypoll: Amarinder Singh confident of Congress victory, says 'will win with 2 lakh votes margin'

Amarinder Singh expressed confidence of winning the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-election by a big margin, saying his government has brought the state's economy back on track.

Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced: Political parties welcome prison term given to Dera chief by CBI court
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim sentenced: Political parties welcome prison term given to Dera chief by CBI court

Leaders from various political parties on Monday welcomed the 10-year prison term given to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: 50 injured in Panchkula violence, petrol pump set on fire in Ferozepur
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Gurmeet Ram Rahim convicted of rape: 50 injured in Panchkula violence, petrol pump set on fire in Ferozepur

Some 50 people injured, including media and police personnel, were also brought to the hospital in Panchkula.

Harmanpreet Kaur set to be appointed Deputy Superintendent of Police by Punjab government
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Harmanpreet Kaur set to be appointed Deputy Superintendent of Police by Punjab government

Kaur on Wednesday met CM Amarinder Singh, who directed the state DGP Suresh Arora to complete the necessary formalities for her appointment as a DSP, an official spokesperson said.

ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Punjab CM congratulates Harmanpreet Kaur after heroics against Australia
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ICC Women's World Cup 2017: Punjab CM congratulates Harmanpreet Kaur after heroics against Australia

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday congratulated Harmanpreet Kaur for her excellent performance that steered India into the final of the ICC Women's World Cup in England.