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Punjab Govt issues guidelines for release of ex-gratia to heirs of COVID-19 victims

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 28, 2021 5:47:03 AM IST
The Punjab government has issued guidelines for the release of ex-gratia relief to the heirs of those who died due to COVID-19.... read..
 

Punjab CM Channi calls special assembly session on Nov 8 to repeal farm laws

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 27, 2021 12:47:13 PM IST
After chairing a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi announced a special session of Legislative Assembly on November 8 to "repeal" the three farm laws and notification enhancing the jurisdiction of the Border Securit... read..
 

525 KW solar power plant set up in Golden Temple

Amritsar |Wednesday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar on Tuesday.... read..
 

One Time Settlement scheme for defaulters to be introduced in PSIDC, PFC, PAIC: Punjab CM

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 27, 2021 11:47:42 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday announced the One Time Settlement (OTS) scheme for the defaulters to be introduced in Punjab State Industrial Development Corporation (PSIDC), Punjab Financial Corporation (PFC) and Punjab Agro Ind... read..
 

Parkash Singh Badal asks PM Modi to intervene for denying entry to Dhaliwal in India

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 27, 2021 7:47:31 AM IST
Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to " intervene personally and effectively" after Darshan Singh Dhaliwal was denied entry as he landed at the IGI airport in New Delhi from the US.... read..
 

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker disqualifies AAP legislator Baldev Singh Kalyan

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 27, 2021 7:47:26 AM IST
Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP Singh on Tuesday disqualified Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Jaito, Baldev Singh Kalyan, from the membership of the Punjab Legislative Assembly.... read..
 

No Cong MLA will join Amarinder's party except those who got favours: Navjot Kaur Sidhu

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 8:17:20 PM IST
Congress leader Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Tuesday expressed confidence that no Congress MLA will join Capt Amarinder Singh's party except those who might have got favours from him.... read..
 

Punjab govt transfers eight IPS, PPS officers

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 7:46:42 AM IST
The Punjab government on Monday, transferred four Indian Police Service (IPS) and four Punjab Police Service (PPS) officers.... read..
 

BJP to hold organisational meeting to formulate strategy for Punjab Assembly polls in Chandigarh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 11:47:03 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to hold an organisational meeting in Chandigarh on Thursday to formulate a strategy for the upcoming Punjab Assembly polls.... read..
 

Police busts gang responsible for 100 snatching cases in Punjab, Haryana

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 7:46:43 AM IST
The Commissionerate of Police on Monday busted a women snatchers' gang by arresting four people including three women and a man besides seizing gold bangles, bracelets, chain and swift car, said a statement by the District Public Relations Officer, Ludhia... read..
 

Punjab CM assures industry leaders of showing zero tolerance for political, bureaucratic corruption

Mohali (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 11:46:59 PM IST
Assuring the industry leaders of creating a conducive ecosystem for investment in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Tuesday reiterated his government's commitment to act as a facilitator, showing zero tolerance for political or bu... read..
 

Punjab: Army officer arrested for espionage, sent to 4-day police remand

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 26, 2021 12:46:36 AM IST
A serving Army's IT cell officer was on Sunday sent to a four-day police remand over allegedly sharing sensitive and classified information with Pakistan's intelligence operative, said the Punjab police.... read..
 

BSF jurisdiction: Punjab CM Channi-led delegation to seek appointment from PM Modi

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 10:16:48 PM IST
A delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi will seek an appointment from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to urge him to withdraw the notification for extending the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF).... read..
 

SAD leader Harsimrat K Badal slams Congress over infighting in Punjab

Bathinda (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 7:16:43 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal slammed the Congress party over the infighting going on within the party's Punjab unit and said that the Congress party in the state has become a comedy show after the arrival of Navjot Singh Sidhu.... read..
 

BSF jurisdiction extension: Centre creating 'state within state', claims Sidhu

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 6:46:47 PM IST
Slamming the Central government over the recent extension of the jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF), Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday alleged that the Centre is weakening the country's federal structure by creating 'a state ... read..
 

Assembly session will be convened if Centre does not roll back order on enhanced BSF jurisdiction: Punjab CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 9:46:56 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday hit out at the Centre and said that if the government does not roll back its order concerning enhanced jurisdiction of Border Security Force (BSF), a session of state assembly will be convened on the... read..
 

Compensation to farmers for damaged crops due to unseasonal rains to be released soon: Punjab Dy CM

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 8:47:18 AM IST
Following the unseasonal rains and hailstorm, the Punjab government on Sunday announced that it will soon release compensation to farmers whose crops got damaged.... read..
 

BSF jurisdiction: All-party meeting begins in Punjab

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 2:16:56 PM IST
An all-party meeting convened by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi began here on Monday to discuss the Centre's recent enhanced jurisdiction of the Border Security Force.... read..
 

Kashmiri students allegedly attacked at Punjab college post-Ind Vs Pak T20 WC

Sangrur (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 3:16:58 PM IST
Kashmiri students at an engineering college in Punjab's Sangrur were allegedly attacked by a group of students following the India-Pakistan T20 World Cup match on Sunday.... read..
 

Punjab to move SC against Centre's decision to extend jurisdiction of BSF, says CM Channi

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 11:16:45 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday said that the state government will approach the Supreme Court against the Centre's decision to enhance the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in the border state.... read..
 

BJP to boycott all-party meeting called by Punjab CM Channi to discuss BSF jurisdiction extension

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 25, 2021 12:46:44 PM IST
As the Punjab government called for an all-party meeting to discuss the recent extension of BSF jurisdiction, the BJP's Punjab unit has decided to boycott the meeting stating that there is no conflict between the BSF and the state police.... read..
 

Punjab: Unseasonal rains, hailstorms damage farmers crops

Amritsar (Punjab) | October 24, 2021 9:16:58 PM IST
Unseasonal rains and hailstorms have damaged crops in Varpal village of Amritsar.... read..
 

Garuda app to ensure online mapping of polling stations: Chief Electoral Officer, Punjab

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 23, 2021 6:46:43 AM IST
Election Commission of India (ECI) on Friday introduced the Garuda app for digital mapping of all polling stations by adding latitude and longitude by the Booth Level Officers (BLO), in order to ensure faster, smarter, transparent and timely completion of... read..
 

Punjab CM Channi reiterates his support for farmers protesting against farm laws

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 23, 2021 7:46:43 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Saturday reiterated his support to the farmers who have been protesting for a year against the three farm laws enacted by the Union Government.... read..
 

Punjab: Channi announces Rs 1 cr for sport stadium in 'memory of farmers'

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 23, 2021 8:17:13 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Saturday announced to grant Rs 1 crore for the construction of a sports stadium at Haripur village in the "memory of farmers who sacrificed their lives during the agitation against farm laws".... read..
 

Probe to ascertain if Amarinder's Pak friend has links with ISI: Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa

Jalandhar (Punjab) | October 23, 2021 1:46:33 AM IST
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has said that a probe will be conducted to ascertain if Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, who has been visiting former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for several years, has links with the ISI.... read..
 

BSF seizes 3.2 kg suspected packet of heroin in Ferozepur

Ferozepur (Punjab) | October 22, 2021 7:17:02 AM IST
Border Security Force (BSF) on Thursday recovered three packets of contraband item (packed inside a big packet), suspected to be heroin of approximate weight 3.2 KG, along with a string of approximately 100 metres.... read..
 

Harsimrat Kaur Badal slams Amarinder Singh over possible tie-up with BJP

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 22, 2021 6:47:10 AM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal slammed former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday over the captain's announcement that his new political outfit can even go with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the upcoming Punjab... read..
 

SAD announces 2 more candidates for Punjab Assembly Polls 2022

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 22, 2021 3:17:02 PM IST
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Friday announces two more candidates for the Punjab Assembly elections scheduled for 2022.... read..
 

Probe to ascertain if Amarinder's Pak friend has links with ISI: Punjab Deputy CM Randhawa

Jalandhar (Punjab) | October 22, 2021 11:16:57 PM IST
Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has said that the state government will conduct a probe to ascertain if Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, who has been visiting former Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for several years, has links ... read..
 

Amarinder hits back at Randhawa, says Aroosa Alam had been coming to India for 16 years with govt permission

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 22, 2021 11:46:48 PM IST
Hitting back at Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa over his remarks concerning Pakistani journalist Aroosa Alam, former state Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Friday that Randhawa never complained about her when he was a minister... read..
 

Congress damaged own interests by not trusting me, giving Punjab in hands of 'unstable person' Sidhu: Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 21, 2021 8:16:41 PM IST
Hitting back at Congress leader Harish Rawat, former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said the party has damaged its own interests by not trusting him and giving Punjab Congress into the hands of "an unstable person like Navjot Si... read..
 

Punjab DGP constitutes 3-member SIT to probe Singhu murder

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 21, 2021 12:46:41 AM IST
A three-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) headed by Varinder Kumar, ADGP & Director, Bureau of Investigation, Punjab has been constituted to investigate the Singhu border killing, said Punjab DGP on Wednesday.... read..
 

Navjot Singh Sidhu is a fraud, cheat, clueless about interests of Punjab, farmers: Captain Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) | October 21, 2021 10:16:48 PM IST
Calling Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu a "fraud and cheat", former chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said Sidhu is clueless about the state's and its farmers' interests.... read..
 

Perform Lakhbir Singh's 'bhog' as per Sikh tradition: SC Commission urges Akal Takhat

Ludhiana (Punjab) | October 21, 2021 7:17:20 AM IST
Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes Vijay Sampla on Wednesday condemned that no religious practice was allowed to perform during the last rite rituals of Lakhbir Singh, whose mutilated body was found hanging on a police barricade at the f... read..
 
 
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