Punjab to present budget on Feb 18

Tuesday, 29 January 2019 16:54
The Cabinet led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh took a decision to summon the budget session of the state Assembly from February 12 to 21, a government spokesperson told IANS. The budget session will commence with the customary Governor’s address…

‘Haryana Bhawan’ to come up at ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat

Sunday, 20 January 2019 09:46
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday laid the foundation stone of “Haryana Bhawan” at the “Statue of Unity” complex in Kevadiya, Gujarat. The four-storied structure will be built at an estimated cost of Rs 12 crore. “Probably Haryana…

Ram Rahim gets life imprisonment in journalist murder case

Thursday, 17 January 2019 20:10
A special CBI court in Panchkula on Thursday sentenced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh to life imprisonment in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati. The court also sentenced his three close aides, Krishan Lal,…

Punjab CM seeks waiver of passport condition for Kartarpur visit

Wednesday, 16 January 2019 10:26
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday sought waiver of the passport condition for pilgrims to pay obeisance at Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan on the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev. In a letter to Union Home…

Akalis playing games on Kartarpur corridor: Amarinder

Friday, 11 January 2019 16:41
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the ball was totally in the Centre’s court regarding the execution of the project for the Kartarpur corridor in Dera Baba Nanak area in Gurdaspur district. Accusing the leadership of the Shiromani…

Punjab CM asks Modi to show one promise fulfilled by him

Saturday, 05 January 2019 10:05
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday challenged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to show even one instance of a promise fulfilled by his government which, he said, has witnessed India’s plunge into ruin under the “anti-people” policies. Taking Modi head-on,…

Amarinder ridicules BJP over ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’

Monday, 31 December 2018 10:39
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday ridiculed the Bharatiya Janata Party’s “desperate efforts” to promote ‘The Accidental Prime Minister’ ahead of the Lok Sabha elections as a political stunt aimed at demeaning the Congress. In a statement, the Chief…

Punjab announces board against drugs smugglers

Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:20
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh onFriday announced setting up of an advisory board to enable detention of drug smugglers for a year without trial. He also announced creation of a separate Drug Division under the Health Department to centralize and…

Rajiv Gandhi statute vandalized in Ludhiana; Congress, Akalis in war of words

Wednesday, 26 December 2018 09:09
Punjab’s ruling Congress and opposition Shiromani Akali Dal were on Tuesday involved in a bitter war of words after the statute of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was vandalized in the industrial city of Ludhiana. The statute was vandalized allegedly…

BSF recovers 17 kg heroin, pistol in Punjab’s Ferozepur sector

Monday, 24 December 2018 09:52
In a major haul, the Border Security Force on Sunday recovered 17 kg of heroin, one Pakistan-made pistol and ammunition along the international border with Pakistan in the Ferozepur sector, a BSF spokesman said. The recovery was made following a…