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22-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

BJP’s open challenge to Khaira: Provide evidence or tender apology

Punjab BJP today in strong words condemned the statement of Aam Aadmi Party’s Bholath MLA, Sukhpal Singh Khaira, wherein he had stated that RSS, VHP and BJP might have a hand in the murder of a church priest in Ludhiana. Coming dwn heavily on Khaira, Punjab...

22-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

AAP announces various state level programmes

A meeting of Aam Aadmi Party MLAs was held on Saturday at Punjab Bhawan under the guidance of AAP state president, Bhagwant Mann, newly appointed Leader of opposition in Punjab vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal Singh Khaira and Co-president Aman Arora. The leaders...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Patwari Nabbed Red Handed By Vigilance

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption today nabbed a revenue Patwari Kirpal Singh posted at revenue halqa Bhamnada, Tehsil Morinda District Rupnagar red handed accepting bribe of Rs. 5,000.Disclosing this here today a spokesman...

21-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Punjab DGP Clarifies Drugs 'Big Fish' Statement

Punjab Director General of Police Suresh Arora has clarified his statement on the big fish involved in the state's drug trade.In a statement issued here on Friday, he said his remarks on the issue had been misconstrued. He had not said or suggested that there...

20-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

SAD announces first phase programme of Jabar Virodhi Lehar

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today announced the first phase programme of the party’s Jabar Virodhi Lehar which will be observed across the State besides traditional political conferences.Disclosing this here today, former minister and party spokesman Dr....

20-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

SAD wants Manpreet Badal booked for abetting farmer suicides

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said Punjab finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal should be booked for abetting farmer suicides by backstabbing the peasantry through a bogus farm loan waiver promise made in the Congress party’s election manifesto headed...

20-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

'Be A Bridge Between Government & People'- Tejveer Singh

"The officers of the Department of Information and Public Relations should act as a bridge between the Government and the common people in order to disseminate all the pro-people policies and programmes of the State Government in true letter and spirit."Disclosing...

18-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Amarinder Singh Orders Electricity Dept To Crack Down On Power Theft

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the state electricity department to crack down on power theft, especially in border areas such as Tarn Taran, Amritsar, Faridkot, Ferozepur etc.The problem was rampant in the border areas and...

17-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

7 PCS Officers Transferred

The Punjab Government has issued posting and transfer orders of Seven PCS officers with immediate effect.Disclosing this here today an official spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that Ms. Amrit Kaur Gill, PCS has been transferred and posted as Deputy...

17-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

SAD-BJP Reject Biased Commissions

The Shiromani Akali Dal and Bhartya Party Legislature Party today rejected the  setting up of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission to probe incidents of sacrilege and  Justice Mehtab Singh Commission to probe the   alleged false cases against Congress...

17-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Capt Amarinder Singh To Launch Uber Bike Taxi Scheme In Punjab Next Week

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will flag off the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the state’s unemployed youth.Uber’s South Asia Public Policy Director Shweta Rajpal Kohli called on the Chief Minister...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Vigilance nabs 38 employees in bribery cases in two months

State Vigilance Bureau, during its ongoing campaign against corruption, has been able to nab 38 officials of different departments red handed while accepting bribes in 30 trap cases during the month of May and June which includes 11 employees of revenue department,...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Big chasm between people and govt : Parkash Singh Badal

The Shirmani Akali Dal today expressed “ grave concern over the fast deteriorating  law and order situation in the state”, adding that the people have lost faith in the capacity of  the Congress government  to deliver, especially  in...

16-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

No one safe in Punjab - Sukhbir Singh Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said no one was safe in Punjab with the State witnessing a complete break down in law and order under Congress rule, even as he condemned the murder of a Pastor in Ludhiana last night.In a statement...

15-Jul-2017 Chandigarh

Rana Gurjeet Singh dismisses Khaira’s charges as his wild delusions

Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh today dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party MLA Sukhpal Khaira’s charges that he was trying to influence the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) to withdraw an appeal in the Supreme Court of India against a decision...

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