Captain’s Cabinet expansion: Not that blissful event
Captain's Cabinet expansion: Not that blissful event


It was all impeccably arranged at Punjab Raj Bhawan on Saturday Levening as Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s Council of Ministers was about to see nine new faces with two of the previous fellows also getting elevated to the Cabinet rank but the expected joy in the air was virtually missing. Reason: Three Congress MLAs, namely,

Gap deepens with CM as Jakhar unaware about expansion

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 17: Despite the huge claims of cordial relations by the CM Captain Amrinder Singh with PPCC Chief Sunil Jakhar, it seems the gaps between duo are going to be deepens. Cabinet expansion is one of the many agendas, which are likely to be discussed in the proposed meeting between Rahul Gandhi

AAP distances from Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu, Manshaia AAP distances from Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu, Manshaia

Chandigarh – The central leadership of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) seems to have isolated Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, Kanwar Sandhu and Najar Singh Manshahia for adopting a rebellious stance on the party’s decision not to give autonomy to the state unit, while other MLAs have expressed their solidarity with the high command, that is,

Captain distributes debt relief certificates of Rs. 156 cr in 6 dists Captain distributes debt relief certificates of Rs. 156 cr in 6 dists

Gurdaspur – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday distributed farm debt relief certificates worth Rs 156.12 crore to 26,998 farmers of six districts as part of the debt waiver scheme. On this occasion, the CM also announced a slew of projects for the border areas, including a government medical college in Gurdaspur and a new

SAD members distribute smartphones' on behalf of CM Captain Amarinder SAD members distribute smartphones’ on behalf of CM Captain Amarinder

SAD members distribute smartphones’ on behalf of CM Captain Amarinder AMRITSAR: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) workers on Sunday distributed dummy smartphones and fake notes in the name of Congress government, marking ‘April Fools Day.” During an event, SAD workers said that “We want to remind Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh that he has fooled people.”This comes

AAP Sanjay Singh to appear in Amritsar Court
AAP Sanjay Singh to appear in Amritsar Court

AAP Sanjay Singh to appear in Amritsar Court Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): AAP Rajya Sabha member and former in-charge of Punjab affairs Sanjay Singh to appear before the Amritsar court, tomorrow, on April 2. Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal and AAP leader Ashish Khaitan had submitted their apology in a local court in the defamation case,

Punjab govt orders state's security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh
Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh

Punjab govt orders state’s security clampdown in view of tomorrow Bandh   Chandigarh, April 1: The Punjab Government has ordered a security clampdown across the state as a precautionary measure in view of Monday’s bandh, with the Army and Paramilitary forces asked to be on alert, and all educational institutions and banks to remain closed. While

Sidhu forms Cultural Commission, Chief Minister office unaware
Sidhu forms Cultural Commission, Chief Minister office unaware

Chandigarh – Like the Censor Board, the Punjab government on Saturday announced the setting up Punjab Cultural Commission, which will decide about the future of the Punjabi song, either it is fit or not according to Punjabi culture. The Commission will have power to register FIR against anyone, who will violate the rules, set up

Preneet joins issue with Harsimrat on debt waiver

Patiala – Former Union External Affairs Minister Preneet Kaur on Saturday made a frontal political attack against the previous SAD-BJP combine state government over the debt waiver of state farmers and even questioned Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal over the issue and asked her to name BJP state government’s candidates, if any has gave a reprieve

Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2
Punjab govt appeals to SC brethren to maintain peace during bandh call on April 2

Chandigarh – In view of the Bandh Call on April 2, against the dilution of SC/ST Atrocities Act, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed the people of the state especially the members of SC community to keep restraint and maintain law and order in the larger public interest. In a statement issued here on Saturday, Captain

Shwait Malik appointed Punjab BJP chief

Shwait Malik appointed Punjab BJP chief. BJP national president Amit Shah today appointed Shwait Malik as the party’s new Punjab unit chief with immediate effect. Malik, a Rajya Sabha member, will replace Union Minister Vijay Sampla for the post. Shah has appointed Shwait Malik as BJP’s Punjab unit chief, the party said in a statement.

Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira
Justice Narang report tabled on last day to avoid discussion: Khaira

Chandigarh – Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira has said the way the state government mischievously tabled the Justice Narang Commission report on the last day of the Budget session, only goes to show that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has completely lost the willpower to fight corruption in high places.Khaira said it is a matter of

SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant
SAD blasts Manpreet for turning reply on budget into vulgar rant

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday blasted Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal for turning his reply on the budget speech into a cheap and vulgar rant against his former mentor and political guru Parkash Singh Badal, proving he had little understanding of the Finance Department which he was heading. In a statement here,

Big Boss Vs Chota Bheem; Congress, BJP at war

Big Boss Vs Chota Bheem; Congress, BJP at war. The Twitter war between the Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) escalated on Monday after Union Minister Smriti Irani tore into Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi for cornering Prime Minister Narendra Modi over NaMo app. Taking to her Twitter handle, Irani mocked at the Congress president

Kiran Bedi BJP MLAs Puducherry Assembly Madras High court
Kiran Bedi seeks report after BJP MLAs barred to enter Puducherry Assembly

 Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi on Monday called for a report from the Chief Secretary after three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs were allegedly denied entry in the state Assembly.Speaking to ANI, Bedi said, “It’s been brought to our notice that three nominated BJP MLAs have been obstructed from coming into the assembly despiteclear orders of the Madras High Court.

Kisan Mela Women PAU Award Rural Farmers Men
Kisan Mela: PAU Award winning Rural Men and Women Farmers

The winning farmers and rural women were given away prizes on the concluding day of Kisan Mela at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today.  In vegetables, Mandeep Singh (Faridkot), Kanwaldeep Singh (Faridkot), Tarlochan Singh (Ropar), Tirath Singh (Sangrur), Karanveer Kaur (Sangrur), Satvinder Singh (Patiala), Yadvendra Singh (Sangrur), Takdir Kaur (Sangrur) and Sukhdeep Singh (Bathinda) won first

Harsimrat urges Captain to monitor PAIC mega food park progress
Harsimrat urges Captain to monitor PAIC mega food park progress

Ludhiana – Union Food Processing Industry Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal requested Chief Minister Captain Amarind – er Singh to monitor the progress of the Rs 117 crore mega food park allotted to PAIC as it was not only running behind schedule but even work on the Primary Collection Centres (PPCs) had not been initiated.Holding a review

BJP wins all 9 RS seats it contested; SP wins tenth seat
Rajya Sabha election 2018: All you need to know

NEW DELHI: Elections for 59 Rajya Sabha seats, across 16 states, will be held today to fill vacancies arising after the retirement of 59 members of the Upper House early next month. Here is a look at some key points about the polls: * While BJP has the majority in the Lower House, in the

Farmers Kisan Mela PAU Ludhiana Rajasthan Punjab Governor
Farmers of Punjab are ahead of Rajasthan: Punjab Governor

Farmers in large number thronged the Kisan Mela which kicked off at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) today. The theme of PAU’s Mela is “reduce farm expenses, use water and fertilizers judiciously; adopt subsidiary occupations and enhance agri-profit largely.” The Governor of Punjab and Chancellor of PAU, VP Singh Badnore, who was the chief guest, inaugurated

Rajya Sabha Polls BSP vote BJP MLA Anil Singh
Rajya Sabha Polls: Voted for BJP, says BSP MLA Anil Singh

Amid the ongoing voting for 10 Rajya Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Anil Singh said he has voted for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “I have voted for BJP, I do not know about the rest,” Singh told ANI on Friday. Voting for the 25 Rajya Sabha seats began today across five states: Uttar Pradesh, West