Punjab
Capt Amarinder govt releases Rs. 469 cr to clear pending payments under various welfare schemes Capt Amarinder govt releases Rs. 469 cr to clear pending payments under various welfare schemes

 

Chandigarh, Giving a further fillip to its development agenda, the Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government on Monday released Rs. 469 crore towards pending payments for various schemes and development projects, besides clearing the entire pendency of VAT/GST refunds in the state treasury.

The funds released today relate to the Local Government and Education departments, as well as pending Social Security Pensions.

Capt Amarinder govt releases Rs. 469 cr to clear pending payments under various welfare schemes Capt Amarinder govt releases Rs. 469 cr to clear pending payments under various welfare schemes

 

Chandigarh, Giving a further fillip to its development agenda, the Captain Amarinder Singh led Punjab government on Monday released Rs. 469 crore towards pending payments for various schemes and development projects, besides clearing the entire pendency of VAT/GST refunds in the state treasury.

The funds released today relate to the Local Government and Education departments, as well as pending Social Security Pensions.

Jakhar demands special industrial zone for punjab from union govt Jakhar demands special industrial zone for punjab from union govt


Chandigarh, 
Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee President and Lok Sabha Member from Gurdaspar today said that in wake of immense social, economic and geographical importance of Punjab, the state must be developed as special Industrial Zone.

Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal



Shimla, Punjab Police on Saturday killed a gangster and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter.

However, two others managed to flee from the encounter spot in Naina Devi, famous for a hilltop Hindu shrine.

"A team of Punjab Police was chasing five gangsters, who snatched a car from Sohana in Mohali (in Punjab). As the police signaled the criminals to stop their vehicle, one of them fired at the police. The police retaliated and fired 

Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal Punjab Police kill gangster in Himachal



Shimla, Punjab Police on Saturday killed a gangster and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter.

However, two others managed to flee from the encounter spot in Naina Devi, famous for a hilltop Hindu shrine.

"A team of Punjab Police was chasing five gangsters, who snatched a car from Sohana in Mohali (in Punjab). As the police signaled the criminals to stop their vehicle, one of them fired at the police. The police retaliated and fired 

Brts project to be inaugurated on 15th october -Sidhu Brts project to be inaugurated on 15th october -Sidhu

 

Chandigarh

The Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu today made a pathbreaking announcement and declared that the BRTS project would see complete inauguration on 15th October. The minister held a high level meeting here today and took stock of the various aspects of the project on the spot. He said that the Chief Minister, Captain Amarinder Singh had given the green signal to put this project back on track which was initiated by the previous regime with Rs. 500 crore cost. Mr. Sidhu further

Amrinder govt signs mou's worth Rs 455 crore with different industries Amrinder govt signs mou's worth Rs 455 crore with different industries

 

Chandigarh

The one-day Punjab Apparel and Textile Conclave being organised by the state government has proved beneficial for boosting investment in Punjab. During this conclave, organised at a hotel, here today, MoU’s worth Rs 455.34 crore were signed between the state government and 9 prominent industries.

Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse Akal Takht head appeals against drug abuse

 

Chandigarh, The Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism, on Friday issued an appeal to the members of the Sikh community to ensure that drug abuse does not take place in their family, locality, village or neighbourhood.

"I have issued an appeal to all Sikhs and everyone else to ensure that drug abuse does not take place around them. It is important for us to save the future of our youth," Akal Takht Jathedar (head) Gurbachan Singh said.

 Amrinder urges jathedar Sri Akal Takht Sahib to issue appeal against drug abuse Amrinder urges jathedar Sri Akal Takht Sahib to issue appeal against drug abuse


Chandigarh,


Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Jathedar Sri Akal Takht Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh to appeal to the Sikh community not to resort to drug abuse and to strictly follow the path shown by the great Sikh Gurus.

Pm failed to address any major concern of farmers -Amrinder singh Pm failed to address any major concern of farmers -Amrinder singh


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday expressed disappointment at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s failure to address any of the major concerns of the farmers at his Malout rally, while lashing out at the Akalis for betraying Punjab by allowing the Haryana Chief Minister to be present on the occasion.

Use your leverage with Modi to demand just rights of Punjab-Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Use your leverage with Modi to demand just rights of Punjab-Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa

 

Chandigarh,

The Senior Congress leader and the Jail & Cooperation Minister, Punjab, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leadership for backstabbing Punjab instead of raising their voice in favour of demanding just rights of the state

Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers' rally Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers' rally


Malout Farmers owing allegiance to various organisations held a protest and showed black flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday to address a rally.

Punjab Police and security agencies stopped the protesting farmers at a distance from the venue and some were detained

Congress losing sleep over government's pro-farmer steps: Modi Congress losing sleep over government's pro-farmer steps: Modi

 

Malout Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Congress and its allies were losing sleep as his government was taking many initiatives to improve the status of farmers across the country.

Addressing a rally of farmers and farm labourers in this south-western town of Punjab, Modi said: "The Congress is losing sleep over farmers getting their dues from our government. Congress sat on all demands of farmers for years. They (Congress and its allies) are unable to comprehend what is happening now. They cannot accept the fact that the farmers of this country will get good sleep now."

Amrinder rejects Khatter's suggestion to set up tricity planning board Amrinder rejects Khatter's suggestion to set up tricity planning board

 

Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday categorically rejected his Haryana counterpart’s suggestion to set up a Tricity Planning Board for Chandigarh and its adjoining cities of Panchkula and Mohali, saying Chandigarh indisputably belonged to Punjab.

Taking a strong stand on the issue, which Punjab Governor VPS Badnore also endorsed by saying that coordination on the Tricity development related issues was already being done, the Chief Minister said there was no question of agreeing to Khattar’s proposal.

Use your leverage with Modi to demand just rights of Punjab-Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers' rally Congress losing sleep over government's pro-farmer steps: Modi Amrinder rejects Khatter's suggestion to set up tricity planning board Fake degree: No action against woman cricketer Harmanpreet Punjab cm launches one rank up promotion scheme to end stagnation in police Issues taken up by Panthic bodies at Bargari likely to be resolved soon: Tript Bajwa CM Amrinder urges Modi to review gst tax rates for simplication Amarinder urges film fraternty to join in govt's fight against drugs Marginal increase of MSP by center as a cruel joke with farmers-Sunil Jakhar Drug issue is back, and now haunts Congress in Punjab AAP lawmaker undergoes dope test in Punjab Badal hails unprecedented hike in MSP of 14 Kharif crops Amrinder writes to Rajnath for death penalty for ist time drug offenders Amrinder orders probe into all recent drug related deaths Cheema serves legal notice to AAP leader Sandoa for leveling false and malicious allegations All mining operations on river beds come to a halt - Sarkaria Farmers to be given stubble management machinery at huge subsidy State Information Commission declares Thapar University Patiala as Public Authoritie Punjab cabinet resolves to recommed death penalty for drug smugglers PWD and PPCB to jointly work on the use of MLP in construction and repair of roads- Vijay Inder Singla Amrinder announces compensation for the remaining 324 jodhpur detenues who did not go to court Device to suck out toxics from smoke,erring units to face action Punjab Government to organize International Job Fair on 30th july -channi Speaker Rana KP Singh greets people on Bhagat Kabir Jayanti Greenery To Be Restored Along Roads-Singla Amarinder to hand over cheques of state's share of compensation to jodhpur detenues tomorrow Navjot sidhu makes case for conferring 'Padma vibushan ' on Jaswant singh kanwal Six high security prisons in punjab to get cisf personnel for frisking & checking Vigilance nabs irrigation Patwari