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SAD-BJP urges Governor to get a CBI inquiry conducted to unmask conspiracy to destabilize peace and communal harmony in Punjab SAD-BJP urges Governor to get a CBI inquiry conducted to unmask conspiracy to destabilize peace and communal harmony in Punjab


Chandigarh, A joint Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) delegation today urged Punjab Governor VP Singh Badnore dismiss the Congress government for violating its oath of office by conspiring with radical elements bent on dividing the country besides getting a CBI inquiry conducted to unmask the conspiracy to destabilize peace and communal harmony in Punjab.

Punjab Government Declares Public Holiday on September 19 Punjab Government Declares Public Holiday on September 19

 

Chandigarh,

Punjab Government declares Public Holiday on September 19, 2018 to enable the people of the state to exercise their franchise in the Zila Parishad and Panchayat Samitis elections.

 Amarinder flays Badals for fanning communal hatred, vows not to spare anybody involved in the sacrilege cases Amarinder flays Badals for fanning communal hatred, vows not to spare anybody involved in the sacrilege cases

 

Zirkapur,

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today lashed out at the Badals for fanning communal hatred, warning that nobody involved in the sacrilege cases would be spared, howsoever powerful they might be.

Talking to media persons after inaugurating a private Cine-plaza here, Captain Amarinder said the law would take its course in the matter of sacrilege cases.

Tourism Industry to be driver of economic growth for Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu Tourism Industry to be driver of economic growth for Punjab: Navjot Singh Sidhu


Chandigarh,

Asserting that Tourism Industry is going to be the driver of economic growth for the State, Punjab Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu said that the endeavor of Punjab Government is to make tourism contribute 20 percent to Punjab`s GDP. The State has a vibrant culture and dynamic people who have traditionally open their homes and hearts to guests from all over the globe. The Minister effectively showcased Punjab as a brand holding immense potential for employment generation and economic growth.

Ban boomeranged on Congress-Akali dal Ban boomeranged on Congress-Akali dal


Chandigarh, .The Punjab and Haryana high court decision to grant permission to the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) to hold its “POL Khol”rally at Faridkot this Sunday has completely exposed that the rally was banned on purely political consideration by the ruling party and not out of any apprehensions of law and order.

 Amarinder govt releases Rs. 575 crore for pending development projects Amarinder govt releases Rs. 575 crore for pending development projects

 

 

Chandigarh,

Led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government on Friday released funds to the tune of Rs. 575 crore towards pending payments for various development projects and pro-people initiatives.

An official spokesperson said the Government has released Rs. 125 crore to the Department of Local Government and Rs. 50 crore to Governance Reforms, along with Rs. 200 crore on account of retiral benefits up to July 15, 2018.

ADC Moga‘s complaint vindicates SAD charge of rigging Zila Parishad, Samiti polls ADC Moga‘s complaint vindicates SAD charge of rigging Zila Parishad, Samiti polls


Chandigarh, 
Shiromani Akali Dal has demanded registration of criminal cases against three Congress legislators of Moga district for threatening the Additional Deputy Commissioner Jagwinder Singh Grewal and for obstructing a government official from performing his legitimate official duties.

Religion again to the fore before polls in Punjab Religion again to the fore before polls in Punjab


Chandigarh, Religion holds centre-stage in Punjab's murky politics, especially in the run-up to important elections, be it assembly or parliamentary polls.

With the general election, scheduled in April-May next year, just months away, the religious issue of sacrilege cases of the Sikh holy Guru Granth Sahib is again at the forefront of Punjab political discourse.

Manpreet playing politics on the security of Badals-Mahesh Inder Grewal Manpreet playing politics on the security of Badals-Mahesh Inder Grewal

 

Chandigarh, Taking umbrage at the rejection of the Punjab police proposal to purchase new armoured luxury Sedan for former Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal, the SAD today lambasted Punjab government, especially Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal for compromising the security of senior Punjab leaders.

In a statement issued here today, party spokesman Mahesh Inder Singh Grewal said that the security cover is provided in consideration of threat perception to individuals and Manpreet has vetoed the proposal caring too hoots for the security concerns.

Jahkhar must seek reduction in VAT on petroleum products from Amarinder- Grewal. Jahkhar must seek reduction in VAT on petroleum products from Amarinder- Grewal.


Chandigarh, If Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar is sincere and honest in mitigating the problem of the common man following rise in petrol and diesel prices, then he should first ask Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh to first slash the VAT on these products on the pattern of Andhara and Rajasthan.

Punjab to supply pigs to Nagaland Punjab to supply pigs to Nagaland


Chandigarh, Punjab will supply live pigs to the north-eastern state of Nagaland, a minister said on Tuesday.

"Punjab would soon start supplying live pigs to the state of Nagaland. 8,000 live pigs will be supplied per month. This will bring an earning of Rs 200 crore annually for the pig farmers of Punjab," Punjab's Animal Husbandry minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said .

Celebrations mark installation of Guru Granth Sahib Celebrations mark installation of Guru Granth Sahib

 

Chandigarh, The entire Golden Temple complex in Amritsar, where the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, is located, was bedecked with flowers on Monday to mark the installation of the Sikh holy book, Guru Granth Sahib, there in 1604.

A religious procession was taken out from Gurdwara Ramsar to the Golden Temple complex, around 250 km from here.

Congress activists protest across Punjab Congress activists protest across Punjab

 

Chandigarh, Congress leaders and workers held protests across Punjab on Monday following the Bharat Bandh call given by the Congress party against the rising fuel prices.

The protests were held in Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Patiala, Bathinda, Ferozepur and other towns across Punjab.

In Ludhiana, the protest was led by MP Ravneet Singh Bittu. He said that the Central government has failed to deliver on any of the promises made to the people in the 2014 general elections.

 Amarinder govt declares gazetted holiday on ‘First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji’ Amarinder govt declares gazetted holiday on ‘First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji’

 

Chandigarh

On the directive of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government has declared a gazetted public holiday on the auspicious occasion of ‘First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji’ (installation of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji in Sri Harmandir Sahib in 1604) on September 10 (Monday).

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