No proposal from Centre on atomic energy units: Punjab CM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was yet to receive any proposal from the Central government for establishment of atomic energy units at the Bathinda and Ropar power plants.At the same time, the Chief Minister said he had never had any problems working with the Centre. Cordial relations between the Central and state

DC in Punjab can now clear investment projects up to Rs 10 cr

In a bid to boost ease of doing business in Punjab, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday issued directives empowering all the DC Punjab to independently clear investment projects up to Rs 10 crore. He was chairing a high-level meeting with the Deputy Commissioners to review programmes and projects, and draw out a roadmap to

Punjab, Haryana CMs agree on Inter-State meeting on drugs

Chandigarh July 12 The Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-state meeting of all the northern states on July 25.The meeting will be hosted by Punjab, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said after meeting his Haryana counterpart

Extradite Sikhs for Justice legal adviser: Punjab Minister

A day after India declared US-based pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) an unlawful association for supporting militancy and secessionism in Punjab, a state Minister on Thursday demanded the extradition of its legal adviser Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from the US.Pannun is wanted in several first information reports (FIRs) registered in the state and he must

CM Amarinder Singh bats for crop diversification Amarinder congratulates Punjab-born Dave Chauhan for new job

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday congratulated state born Canadian Police Superintendent Dave Chauhan on his appointment as chief of Canada’s largest homicide investigation team. “A great feat which has made all of us here in Punjab proud. The contributions of Punjabis the world over are indeed exemplary,” Amarinder Singh tweeted. Chauhan will head

Congress minister favours promoting yoga in Punjab

The Congress government in Punjab did not celebrate International Yoga Day on Friday, but it’s minister advocated promoting yoga as “it is the easiest way for one to get rid of mental and physical health problems”.”It is quite disheartening to see that everyone in the modern world is in tension and anxiety and the easiest

Punjab’s fresh river waters tribunal, special package for border areas

DP Bureau Chandigarh Expressing concern over the water crisis in Punjab, Punjab Chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh on Saturday sought the Prime Minister’s support for the up gradation of his state’s water distribution infrastructure, while calling for a fresh river waters tribunal to address the disputes among neighboring states in view of their dwindling water

Child retrieved from Punjab borewell dead

The two-year-old boy who was pulled out on Tuesday from a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a village in Punjab’s Sangrur district after six days was declared dead. The child, Fatehveer Singh, was brought to the PGI hospital in Chandigarh, some 130 km from the accident spot, soon after he was retrieved from the well, officials

Punjab CM orders closure of all open borewells

Five days after an infant got was trapped in a 150-foot-deep abandoned borewell in a Punjab village, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has asked the officials to ensure that no open borewell existed in any district and sought a report in 24 hours. “Constantly monitoring the rescue operations by @NDRFHQ, local administration and outside experts, which

Defiant Sidhu calls on Rahul, Priyanka

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and was allocated a new portfolio last week, met party President Rahul Gandhi here. He is yet to assume at the new ministry.”Met the Congress President, handed him my letter, appraised him of the situation!” Sidhu tweeted on Monday. Along

Congress leader Kulwant Sidhu assures traders for resolving issues

DP Correspondent   Ludhiana   A meeting of Ludhiana steel traders association was held at Gill Road in which Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) secretary and in charge of Atam Nagar constituency Kulwant Singh Sidhu was special Guest. The traders told their problems to Congress leader Kulwant Singh Sidhu who assured that all the grievances

‘Defiant’ Sidhu fails to assume new charge

Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and got a new portfolio on Thursday, failed to resume his new charge, it was learnt on Saturday.He is camping in the national capital to have an audience with party’s top leadership. Hours after the first state Cabinet meeting post

Tewari writes Gadkari for timely repairs of Banga-Anandpur Sahib-Naina Devi Road

June 4 Former union minister and Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari has sought expediting of the Banga-Naina Devi Road on priority basis. He has also sought immediate repairs of the road between Banga and Anandpur Sahib.  In separate letters written to the Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari, Punjab Chief Minister Capt

Punjab Congress chief resigns for losing election

Punjab Congress President Sunil Jakhar, who lost the Lok Sabha election from Gurdaspur to BJP candidate and actor Sunny Deol, on Monday sent his resignation from the post to party chief Rahul Gandhi.In the resignation, he took moral responsibility for losing his seat and party’s not so outstanding performance in the Congress-ruled state.The Congress has

Punjab CM thanks people for party victory

Two days after the Lok Sabha elections results, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday expressed his gratitude to the people of the state for reposing faith in the Congress party. Punjab CM thanks people for party victory in lok sabha elections.  “I express my gratitude to all workers for their support & hardwork which

AICC Secretary Kotli thanks voters for congress victory

DP Correspondent Ludhiana Congress victory: AICC Secretary and Himachal co-incharge Gurkirat Kotli, PPCC secretary Rajinder Singh Rauni, PPCC secretary Sukwant Singh Dugri thanked the voters of Punjab for showing faith in the ideology of Congress. He particularly thanked the voters of Ludhiana for respecting the legacy of Beant Singh and hard work of Ravneet Bittu

In multi corner contest, Ravneet Bittu of Congress sweeps Ludhiana

Amarpreet Singh Makkar Ludhiana Sitting Member Parliament (MP) and Congress candidate from Ludhiana Ravneet Singh Bittu sweep s Ludhiana seat in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. Bittu has defeated Simarjit Singh Bains of Lok Insaaf party, Maheshinder Singh Grewal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Dr Tejpal Singh Gill of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Bittu has

Faridkot Congress candidate Mohammad Sadiq Lead
Faridkot Congress candidate Mohammad Sadiq Lead

Faridkot In the Punjab on May 19, 7th phase of Lok Sabha elections were completed, whose results are being announced today. A total of 278 candidates have been elected to 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab. Under which the trends of the first and second round have arrived, during which Congress party is leading with

Head to Head competition in Ludhiana, know who is going to be ahead
Head to Head competition in Ludhiana, know who is going to be ahead

The results of the Lok Sabha elections, which have been completed in 7 phases, will be declared today. The number of votes cast for 542 seats in the country under the Lok Sabha elections continues this morning. The NDA is following in the initial trends. Elections from Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat are coming to an

Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM
Sidhu damaging Congress with ill-timed comments: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticized his Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for damaging the Congress with his ill-timed comments against him and the party leadership in the state. If he was a real Congressmen, he should have chosen a better time to air his grievances instead of just ahead of voting in Punjab,