Punjab
HC quashes AAP leader's plea against summons HC quashes AAP leader's plea against summons


Chandigarh,  The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Friday dismissed a petition challenging an order of a court in Punjab's Fazilka town in which senior AAP leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira was summoned earlier in connection with a drugs case.

Though the high court on Friday quashed the non-bailable warrants (NBW) issued against Khaira by the Fazilka court, it asked the trial court to decide the matter on merit.

Amarinder urges Sushma to take up Punjab youth's killing in US Amarinder urges Sushma to take up Punjab youth's killing in US



Chandigarh,  Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the matter of killing of a Punjabi youth in the US.

"Shocked at the gruesome killing of Nawanshahr's Dharampreet Singh in California. SushmaSwarajji, request you to take up the issue at highest level with US authorities to ensure justice for the family," Amarinder tweeted on Thursday.

Amarinder rubbishes 'secret pact' with Haryana on SYL issue Amarinder rubbishes 'secret pact' with Haryana on SYL issue



Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal for making "baseless and frivolous allegations" of an attempted 'secret pact' with Haryana on the SYL issue.

Dismissing the statement of Akali Dal MP Prem Singh Chandumajra, Amarinder said: "The (SYL) matter is in the Supreme Court and there is no question of reaching any deal, secret or otherwise, with the Manohar Lal Khattar government."

Don’t outsource solution to your problems, Rana tells Kejriwal Don’t outsource solution to your problems, Rana tells Kejriwal



Chandigrah,

Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today asked the Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal not to try to outsource the solutions to his own problems.

Reacting to Mr. Kejriwal’s attempts to put the blame of pollution in Delhi on the states of Punjab and Haryana, Rana said, the stubble burning did not constitute more than 25 percent pollution in Delhi and the actual cause was something else.

Political parties should appoint BLAs - CHHATWAL Political parties should appoint BLAs - CHHATWAL



Chandigarh,

 

A meeting was held here today at the office of the Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab, with the representatives of all the registered political parties concerning the revision of electoral rolls.

Amrinder rejects Kejriwal's plea for meeting on pollution Amrinder rejects Kejriwal's plea for meeting on pollution


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday rejected Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's plea for a meeting on stubble-burning and air pollution in the National Capital Region, and asked him to refrain from "trying to politicise a serious issue"

AAP wants Punjab to seek water royalty from states AAP wants Punjab to seek water royalty from states


Chandigarh, Punjab's main opposition Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday demanded that the state government should implement a law passed by the state assembly asking other states to pay royalty to Punjab for taking water from it.

Senior legislators of the party, led by Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, and its political associate, Lok Insaf Party, on Tuesday held a protest outside the Punjab Secretariat, asking the government to implement the resolution.

Navjot Sidhu inaugurates 'Expressions'- exhibition of paintings by Justice MMS Bedi Navjot Sidhu inaugurates 'Expressions'- exhibition of paintings by Justice MMS Bedi


Chandigarh, 
"Artistic creativity leads us all to a joyland away from the humdrum and the monotonous routine of daily life. It transports a person to a world where one can give vent to one's inner feelings exactly in the way one pleases."
These views were expressed by the Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu here today at the Government College

Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced Gangster's Facebook post leaves Punjab Police red-faced




Chandigarh,  A Facebook post by a gangster, involved in the killing of a Hindu leader in Amritsar, admitting to his crime, has left the Punjab Police embarrassed.

Saraj Sandhu, who is being chased by the state police, not only admitted to killing Hindu Sangharsh Sena leader Vipan Sharma, but even suggested that the "killing should not be linked to religion".

Police sources told  on Monday that the social media post of Sandhu, who has been on the run since the killing on October 30, along with three other accused, was being investigated.

 State Election Commission orders revision of electoral Rolls for general elections of  municipal Corporations and Nagar Councils State Election Commission orders revision of electoral Rolls for general elections of municipal Corporations and Nagar Councils



Chandigarh, 
The state Election Commission (SEC), Punjab today directed the concerned Deputy Commissioner cum District Electoral officers and Additional Deputy Commissioners Development-cum Additional District Electoral Officers of Municipal Corporation, Municipal council/ Nagar Panchayats to prepare / revision of electoral rolls for the coming general elections of 3 Municipal 

Stubble burning: Amarinder again writes to PM for aid Stubble burning: Amarinder again writes to PM for aid


Chandigarh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking compensation for farmers for crop residue management to check the dangerous trend of stubble burning, which has triggered a major smog crisis in the northern belt of the country.

All-India poetess conference begins in Chandigarh All-India poetess conference begins in Chandigarh



Chandigarh, A three-day 17th All-India Poetess Conference (AIPC) commenced at Punjab Arts Council campus here on Thursday.

Over 350 poetesses from across India and 14 foreign countries, attired in their traditional dresses, took part in the conference.

Organised by the AIPC in collaboration with the Punjab Art Council, the conference was inaugurated by Punjab's Minister for Cultural Affairs and Tourism, Navjot Singh Sidhu.

Amrinder orders strict guidelines for drivers in wake of bhatinda accident Amrinder orders strict guidelines for drivers in wake of bhatinda accident


Chandigarh, 
Expressing shock and grief over the tragic road accident In which 10 people, including eight students, were killed, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday directed local MLA and Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal to rush to Bathinda to oversee the rescue and relief operations, even as he ordered issuance of strict guidelines to

Punjab governor congratulates punjab police for recent breakthrough Punjab governor congratulates punjab police for recent breakthrough


Chandigarh  The Punjab Governor and Administrator UT Chandigarh, Mr. V.P.Singh Badnore today placed on record his appreciation to the Punjab Police for having solved the sensational Brig. Jagdish Gagneja murder case along with many others with the arrest of four persons. 
In a statement issued here today, Mr. Badnore said that the purpose of the inimical forces to destabilise the unity and integrity of our country has been defeated by the brave Police Force.
While complementing the Police department Punjab,

All-India poetess conference begins in Chandigarh Amrinder orders strict guidelines for drivers in wake of bhatinda accident Punjab governor congratulates punjab police for recent breakthrough Share your concern but centre alone can help check stubble burning -Amrinder to Kejriwal All government,private and recognised schools to remain shut for 3 days owing to fog Punjab police bust terror module to solve all major targeted killings Accident due to fog kills 4 in Punjab Punjab Govt declares leave for Himachal voters on Nov 9 SAD demands imm resignation of Sukhpal Khaira after HC refuses to stay proceedings against him Punjab Police to have separate investigation, law and order wings Amarinder urges PM not to allow GI tagging of mp basmatti producing districts Four killed as car falls into Punjab canal Minister Tript Bajwa conducts surprise checks at head office, many officers found absent Sukhbir Badal condemns brutal attack on Babbehali’s son Army not meant to make bridges, clean roads-Amarinder Indian mother-daughter in distress in Saudi Arabia: Amarinder 123 Lakh MTs paddy procured till date Punjab Governor launches the book titled “Ramrajya Sukhbir Badal castigates Punjab govt for claiming credit for works initiated by SAD- BJP govt Punjab SC commission member arrested for bribery 11137178 tonnes of Paddy procured in Punjab Finance Department Punjab issues instructions regarding New Pension Scheme Amarinder dubs MSP hike by centre as inadequate Amarinder govt has played fraud with industrial consumers-Sukhbir Badal Ghaggar Link Canal to Remain Closed till Nov 03 Amarinder flays Canada’s NDP leader Jagmeet Singh’s Punjab `self-determination’remarks Amarinder restores the Special Family Pension for widows 25 cloth shops gutted in Jalandhar fire Happy Bandi Chorh Diwas & Happy Diwali to all Seven killed in Punjab road accident