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Capt. Amarinder Singh urges Pakistan not to back out of Kartarpur Corridor

Capt. Amarinder Singh urges Pakistan not to back out of Kartarpur Corridor

Expressing concern over reports of a ‘discernible slowdown’ in Pakistan’s activities on the Kartarpur Corridor development, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged the neighbouring country not to back out of its commitment on the project, which was of supreme religious importance to the Sikh community.Singh’s statement came after reports that India had sent

On Ambedkar Jayanti, grants, waiver for Dalits

On Ambedkar Jayanti, grants, waiver for Dalits. At the state-level Ambedkar jayanti function here on Saturday, Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh made a slew of announcements to appease the SC community. He announced a grant of Rs 20 crore for pending work for Guru Ravidass Memorial in Hoshiarpur, besides Rs 6 crore for the completion

Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab

Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab likely to take place in coming 10 days.

Major reshuffle in civil and police administration of Punjab likely to take place in coming 10 days. With it’s one year completing this month, Capt Amarinder Singh government is contemplating to make big changes in state administration. Keeping in view the ensuing parliament elections, the Chief Minister is keen to provide a proactive administration to

AAP to protest ‘deceitful’ debt waiver at Mansa

AAP to protest ‘deceitful’ debt waiver at Mansa

AAP to protest ‘deceitful’ debt waiver at Mansa Chandigarh – Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira in a statement released here on Friday announced a protest against Capt Amarinder at Mansa on January 7 by showing black flags to the Chief Minister. Khaira said the AAP is forced to lodge this protest as there is

Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year

Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year

Punjab Governor, CM hope for peaceful New Year: Chandigarh, Punjab Governor V.P. Singh Badnore and Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday wished a happy, peaceful and prosperous New Year, with the optimism the year would usher in a new era of growth and development for Punjab.In a message, the Chief Minister extended greetings to the people

Three district Mayors to be chosen from General Category

According to a letter issued by the Punjab government, Mayor for Jalandhar, Amritsar and Patiala would be chosen from General Category. This letter has been sent to the three corporate administrators and soon the process of selecting mayors will begin. Congress had won with majority in all three corporations. Now Congress is going to announce

Punjab cabinet meeting

Punjab cabinet meeting to be held at Chandigarh today

Punjab cabinet meeting : The Cabinet will hold a meeting on Wednesday at 12:30 in the afternoon. The agenda for the meeting is about Regularization of unauthorized colonies bill to be approved. The government previously decided that 65 percent area of the colony should be utilised for constructing the houses and rest of the area

Congress has betrayed farmers: Majithia

Former Minister Bikram Singh Majithia puts allegation on the Captain government of cheating with farmers on the name of debt waiver. Majithia said that it is like every promise of Congress, Capt Amarinder Singh has made a modest sum by cutting the debt amount of Rs 90,000 crore, whereas Captain had promise for forgives the

High court issues notice to State Election Commissioner and Punjab Govt

High Court issued notice to State Election Commissioner and Punjab Govt against a PIL for not taking action against violence at Mallawala, Khemkaran , Baghapurana and Makhu. Two applications filed for the local body elections in Punjab in the High Court. In the first application it has been said that many candidates including Akali were

Jalandhar expected to get Mayor from Congress party

Congress Mayor to be formed after 10 years: As the Congress registered a clean sweep by winning 66 out of the total 80 wards in the Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) Elections on Sunday, Congress Mayor will be formed after 10 years. Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Praveen Kumar Sinha thanked the

Inaugurate ITC food plant

CM Capt Amarinder Singh to inaugurate ITC food plant today

Inaugurate ITC food plant: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will inaugurate ITC integrated food manufacturing and logistic facility plant today. He will inaugrate plant at Kapurthala today.CEO and Executive Director, ITC Limited, Sanjiv Puri, will attend the opening ceremony of the project on 62 acres of land allotted by the previous SAD-BJP government at Jhalthikriwal

SAD asks CS to order probe into installation of portraits by Cong activists

SAD asks CS to order probe into installation of portraits by Cong activists

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) vice president Dr Daljit Singh Cheema on Tuesday asked Punjab chief secretary Karan Avtar Singh to order an immediate probe into the installation of portraits of the state chief minister and the local legislator by youth Congress activists in two police stations in Sangrur on Monday. Dr. Cheema, who also forwarded pictures

Khaira spreading lies, alleges BIS Chahal

Fatehgarih Sahib –  Capt Amarinder Singh has a great vision and committed for the overall development of the State and the blueprint for the various development projects is ready, as soon as the State gets the GST share from Union Govt all the development projects will be initiated immediately, said Bharat Inder Singh Chahal, Advisor

Local bodies department's haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls

Local bodies department’s haste in conducting MC polls. Jalandhar – The Punjab Local Bodies department’s haste in conducting Municipal Corporation (MC) elections before December 18 has left not just opposition SAD-BJP, AAP but ruling congress MLAs confused and helpless. The four congress MLAs of Jalandhar urban constituencies, who were yet to overcome public queries on delimitation

ISI spreading communal disturbances

ISI spreading communal disturbances on foreign soils : Punjab CM

ISI spreading communal disturbances on foreign soils : Punjab CM : While addressing media, Amarinder Singh said,’Breakthrough in targeted killings with arrest of 4. Conspiracy was hatched by ISI on foreign soil to spread communal disturbances. 1 of the 4 suspects was a gangster lodged in jail.They were using encrypted mobile software/apps for communication with

AAP holds dharna against steep hike in electricity tariff

AAP holds dharna against steep hike in electricity tariff

Chandigarh, 27th October 2017 : AAP holds dharna : Aam Aadmi Party on Friday held a dharna in from of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited office at Patiala against the decision of Punjab government to hike the electricity tariff by 9.33%. AAP state president Bhagwant Mann, the leader of opposition in Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Sukhpal

Sukhbir Badal

Tell one thing the Cong govt did for welfare of Punjabis in six months – Sukhbir Badal

Qadian, October 5 – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Badal today asked Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh to tell one thing the Congress government had done for the welfare of Punjabis in the last six months.Addressing large public gatherings at Dhaliwal, Qadian and Kahnuwan, the SAD president said this could be the reason why

Stubble burning

Stubble burning: Captain Govt gears up to tackle

Stubble burning: Captain Govt gears up to tackle. Punjab Government said that they are preparing a plan to deal with menace which has been causing pollution, while farmers have openly expressed unwillingness to shun the practice of stubble burning.Only 21.8% of the total paddy straw is consumed in biomass-based projects. While 19.7 MT of paddy

Captain's Lieutenants to take command of Gurdaspur by-poll

Captain’s Lieutenants to take command of Gurdaspur by-poll

Gurdaspur by-poll: Captain Amarinder Singh is once again ready with his whole team for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha by-polls. Captain’s team already gave a good performance in all its legislative elections. Now this is the examination time of team. The Captain is going to give the responsible for the victory of Gurdaspur candidate Sunil Jakhar

Punjab government

Punjab government announce good news to drinkers

Chandigarh: Punjab government announce good news to drinkers. After the Supreme Court’s verdict of July 11, 2017, today, the Punjab Cabinet approved Punjab Excise Act. It would allow selling liquor to licensed contracts under the municipal zones. The condition of 500 meters of national provincial routes, would not apply on these contracts under the municipal