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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh acquitted in decade-old graft case

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh acquitted in decade-old graft case

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh acquitted in decade-old graft case. In a major relief to Amarinder Singh, a trial court in Mohali on Friday acquitted him and 17 others in a 10 year old corruption case involving a prime land transfer. The others acquitted included former Punjab Speaker Kewal Krishan and two former ministers — all

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh urging him to resolve the pending territorial dispute between the states of Punjab and Haryana. The Chief Minister urged Rajnath Singh to restore Chandigarh to Punjab, being its “legitimate original

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers' rally

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers’ rally

Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers’ rally. Farmers owing allegiance to various organisations held a protest and showed black flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday to address a rally. Punjab Police and security agencies stopped the protesting farmers at a distance from the venue and some were

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report

Punjab CM urges PM Modi to implement Swaminathan Commission Report

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to waive off loans of farmers and make efforts to implement the Swaminathan Commission Report. Few hours before the Prime Minister was scheduled to address Kisan Kalyan rally in Punjab’s Muktsar district, Amarinder Singh tweeted, “Narendra Modi ji, good to know that you

Capt. Amarinder Singh announces free treatment for poor drug addicts

Capt. Amarinder Singh announces free treatment for poor drug addicts. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced free treatment for poor drug addicts at all state-run de-addiction centres.Following a meeting with civil surgeons, medical superintendents and principals of the government medical colleges, the Chief Minister ordered the police not to harass addicts or their

Punjab: Emergency cabinet meeting on lone Drug issue on Monday

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh: Amid allegations of failure on drug issue, the CM Amarinder Singh has convened emergency cabinet meeting for Monday to discuss with lone one point agenda on drug. Civil and Police officers have also been called to explain the steps taken to counter the drug menace. Sources also told that the CM has

Giaspura cylinder blast: Toll mounts to three, CM orders inquiry

Giaspura cylinder blast: Toll mounts to three, CM orders inquiry. The toll in the gas cylinder explosion in Giaspura locality here went up to three after two more persons succumbed to their injuries, the police said today. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the incident. The gas cylinder exploded in Samrat Colony

Amarinder Singh turns 75: Congress leaders perform yagna

Amarinder Singh turns 75: Congress leaders perform yagna

Amarinder Singh turns 75: Congress leaders perform yagna. Members of the Indian National Congress (INC) in Ludhiana prayed for the well being of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on the occasion of his 75th birthday on Sunday. The INC members performed a yajna to mark the occasion. “Today we conducted a yajna for Captain Amarinder

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Soon, Amritsar to have a food street

The Amritsar Town Hall area will soon get a Lahore-like food street offering unique local flavours that will attract connoisseurs from around the world. Amritsar is known for its rich tradition and variety of food. Speaking at the inaugural event of the food festival being held at Gobindgarh Fort, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh said,

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab

CCTNS project rolled out in Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS), a project to keep digitised records of FIRs and information on crimes and criminals. FIRs and General Diaries can now be updated online by police officials on CCTNS ‘Go-Live’. They would be provided Tablets for

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Punjab govt bans sale of 20 insecticides

Punjab govt bans: Discussions over ill-effects of insecticides, fertilisers and pesticides might not be a new issue. It is worth mentioning that The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Wednesday issued notices to the Punjab government and the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare over the reports of serious diseases in the Malwa region due to excessive use of pesticides and

UT Chandigarh celebrate R-Day

Punjab, Haryana and UT Chandigarh celebrate R-Day

Punjab, Haryana and Union Territory Chandigarh today joined the nation in celebrating the 69th Republic Day amid tight security arrangements. Police, homeguards and NCC contingents were among other participants in the parades taken out in district headquarters in the two states and their joint capital Chandigarh. School students presented colourful programmes and tableaux exhibited development of

Suresh Kumar’s appointment

Big jolt to Capt Amarinder Singh over Suresh Kumar’s appointment

Suresh Kumar’s appointment: Punjab and Haryana HC sets aside appointment of Suresh Kumar as Chief Minister  Capt Amarinder Singh’s Chief Principal Secretary. Kumar is a retired IAS officer. Earlier, the appointment of former IAS officer, Suresh Kumar as chief principal secretary to chief minister (CPSCM) Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh came under the scanner of the Punjab and Haryana high court, which

Akali leaders protesting against State Govt

Akali leaders protesting against State Govt detained in Patiala

Akali leaders protesting against State Govt: In a rage against controversial statement by Congress leader Harry Mann against the Akalis, SAD leaders started a protest against Congress in Gurdwara Singh Sabha after gathering at YPS Chowk at Patiala along with Surjit Rakhra to lead towards the residence of Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh.However, as soon

CM Amarinder Singh cancels scheduled press conference

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancels his scheduled press conference

 CM Amarinder Singh cancels scheduled press conference: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancelled his schedule press conference after seeing Congress losing in Gujarat and HP. The press conference which was scheduled on December 18, at 4:00pm at Punjab Bhawan (Chd.) is cancelled.Punjab CM Amarinder Singh cancelled the press conference as Congress is losing in the 2017

Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla targets Punjab Government

Punjab BJP President Vijay Sampla targets Punjab Government: Punjab BJP president Vijay Sampla addressed the media during press conference at Chandigarh. Punjab BJP president held a Conference on the occasion of completing 9 months of government. During the press conference Sampla targetted Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh. Vijay Sampla said that Captain did not fulfill any

Cover Punjab terror

Extend central aid to cover Punjab terror

Cover Punjab terror: Punjab wants the Centre to expand the scope of central scheme for assistance to victims of terrorist and communal violence to cover the period of terrorism in the State. Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has written to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking expansion of the Central scheme to cover the period

Punjab helps NRI’s connect

Punjab to help NRI’s connect with their roots

Punjab helps NRI’s connect: The Punjab Cabinet approved the “Connect with Your Roots” (CYR) programme to reach out to youngsters of Punjabi origin settled in other countries. ‘Connect with Your Roots’ (CYR), the programme will help young boys and girls of Punjabi origin whose parents, grandparents or great grandparents have settled abroad connect with their ancestral

Anganwadi workers

Anganwadi workers take out protest march, willing to get arrested

Under the banner of the All India Anganwadi Employees’ Union Bathinda block, workers today staged a protest by holding black flags in their hands against the state government outside the district administrative complex in the city. Later, they took out a protest march till the bus stand chowk. The protest was led by Amritpal Kaur. The

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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Reliance Industries chief Mukesh Ambani

Amarinder Singh meets Mukesh Ambani: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Tuesday met Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani in Mumbai and discussed matters pertaining to investments, infrastructure and policy reforms in the state. Their discussion mainly focused around RIL’s interest in Punjab in various sectors like telecom, retail, agriculture, food processing and manufacturing in the state.The two

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