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Capt gets command of Punjab Congress

 New Delhi: Bringing to an end speculation of months over the leadership of the Punjab Congress, national party chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday appointed Capt Amarinder Singh president of the state Congress committee. Former Punjab finance minister Lal Singh was appointed senior vice-president, according to a press statement issued by the party. Ambika Soni was appointed chairperson of the party campaign... 

Capt’s bid to take mileage of sacrilegious issue

AMRITSAR: What appears to be a move to draw political mileage from the burning sacrilegious issue, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today paid obeisance at Darbar Sahab and Durgiana Mandir praying for peace in the state. He said, nobody can be allowed to fiddle with the supreme authority of the Akal Takhat and any such attempt will be strongly defeated. Asserting that there... 

Congress needs no alliance in Punjab: Capt

AMARKOT (TARN TARAN), September 15: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today said that the Congress did not need any allies or alliance in Punjab as it was already in a strong position to wrest power from the Akali-BJP alliance on its own. Addressing a massive rally organised by the Tarn Taran district Congress Committee president Sukhpal Bhullar and Khem Karan assembly segment... 

‘Develop more airports but not at the cost of one in Amritsar’

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and local MP Capt Amarinder Singh today said, while he welcomed the building and developing of more airports in the state, but this must not be done at the cost of existing ones. Capt Amarinder was here to preside over a meeting of the Airport Advisory Committee at Amritsar Airport. Later talking to reporters he said, no doubt the facilities at the... 

Sukhbir priorities pvt buses than governance: Capt

BABA BAKALA (AMRITSAR), September 10: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today asked the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to spell out the measures he has planned for procurement of paddy that will start arriving in the mandis form the next month, lest it meets the same fate as the wheat that remained in the mandis for weeks together. The former Chief Minister also criticised... 

Amarinder condemns Batala firing incident

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the incident of indiscriminate firing at a college bus in Batala. In a statement issued here today Capt Amarinder expressed grave concern over such incidents which have led to a sense of fear and insecurity among people. He  warned the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal against the laxity asking him to wake up from... 

Capt skips Congress working committee meeting

New Delhi: Former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh, who has openly revolted against state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa, on Tuesday skipped the meeting of the Congress Working Committee in Delhi. Capt Amarinder is a permanent invitee to the CWC, the party’s highest decision-making body, which on Tuesday discussed its political strategy to counter the BJP’s recent moves to... 

Capt Amarinder praises BSF, condemns Akalis

AMRITSAR: Condemning the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal for its attempts to malign the image of the Border Security Force, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and local MP Capt Amarinder today expressed his solidarity with the BSF personnel saying the Akali protests against the force could not have come at a wrong time as it (the BSF) was currently fighting the Pakistani rangers and army in Jammu and... 

Jagmeet leaving Congress is good riddance: Capt

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today said that Jagmeet Brar had proved to be most ungrateful person and it was a classic case of grapes being sour for him. “Nevertheless it is a good riddance”, he remarked while adding, “party will be better off without such leaders who are always driven more by opportunism than by any commitment”. Reacting... 

Capt condemns attack on Vineet Mahajan; warns police against laxity

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the attack on party leader and leading advocate Vineet Mahajan here yesterday. He warned the police against any laxity that can endanger the life of the lawyer who was attacked earlier also and had to spend several weeks in the hospital. Reacting to yesterday’s attack on Mahajan, during which gunshots... 

BJP partner with Akalis for ruining Punjab: Capt

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today demanded registration of criminal case against those responsible for the botched up eye surgeries that led to several people losing their eyesight. He rejected the monthly assistance of Rs 2000 announced by the state government for the victims saying, it is a cruel joke and there is no guarantee that the victims will continue... 

Capt seeks clarity on plight of Punjabi hostages in Iraq

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today asked the government to clear the air about the plight of 39 Indians held hostage by the Islamic State in the backdrop of disturbing media reports saying they were allegedly killed in the month of June itself. Expressing grave concern over the reports quoting some secondary eyewitnesses about the hostages having allegedly... 

40 Indians captive with ISIS: Capt raises issue

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh has expressed grave concern over the safety of 40 Indians being held captive by the militants of Islamic State. He asked the government of India to issue a status report about these people as their relatives were being kept in absolute dark so far. He also criticised the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for failing in his... 

Capt demands wastage treatment plant for Amritsar

AMRITSAR: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and local MP Capt Amarinder Singh today demanded setting up of the waste disposal plant in the city. He said, currently all the municipal and household waste was being dumped at Bagtanwala which had turned into a huge mound about 16 feet high. He said, the garbage dump has been emitting foul smell and harmful gases which has made the life of the residents... 

Badal liable for farmers payment denial: Capt

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today asked the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to own the moral responsibility for his failure in getting the farmers the payment for their paddy crops. He said, both the state and the centre governments must find a way out and not make the farmers suffer for none of their faults. He said, the entire blame for the denial of... 

Capt blames Badal for delay in Ferozepur- Chandigarh train

CHANDIGARH: Blaming the Badals for delay in resumption of train service between Chandigarh and Ferozepur via Ludhiana, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today supported the agitation launched by the residents of Ferozepur and surrounding areas demanding early start of the service between the two cities. In a statement issued here today, Capt Amarinder blamed the Chief Minister... 

Capt questions Badal on public/personal interests

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today asked the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal to clarify whether he was in politics to serve the public or watching his personal and family interests. Referring to Mr Badal’s oft-repeated claims that he had personal and family relationship with Chautalas in Haryana which he cannot overlook and which made him to oppose the... 

Capt takes strong exception to SDM’s protocol breach by Nagra

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today took strong exception to the breach of protocol by the Fatehgarh Sahib SDM while dealing with the party MLA Kuljeet Singh Nagra. “Do not try to play utraloyalists to the Akalis, do your job dutifully, lest you have to account for everything in the next government that is not too far”, he warned all such officers who... 

Capt raps Pb govt’s cruel joke on CWG medallists

CHANDIGARH: Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh today condemned the cruel joke played by the state government on the winners of various medals by the athletes from Punjab in the recently concluded Common Wealth Games, by offering paltry award money to them. In a statement issued here today, Capt Amarinder said, it was disgusting on part of the state government to announce Rs... 

SAD decides to hold World Sikh Conference on HSGPC issue

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal today decided to hold a Vishal Panthic Ikath (Massive Panthic Conference) of Sikhs from all over the world at 10.00 am on July 27 at Manji Hall in Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, to chalk out the programme to fight the assault on Sikh religion , religious institutions and the Sikh Gurdwara Act 1925 by the Congress government in Haryana headed by Chief Minister Bhupinder... 

Amarinder holds thanksgiving road-show in Majitha

AMRITSAR: The Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh today thanked the people of Majitha for voting for him and ensuring his victory form Amritsar. He said, they had exhibited exceptional courage against all odds and intimidation and voted for him to ensure his landslide victory from Amritsar. During his thanksgiving visit to Majitha assembly segment here today,...