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Sukhbir asks Punjab CM to refrain from sabotaging Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Sukhbir asks Punjab CM to refrain from sabotaging Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Sukhbir asks Punjab CM to refrain from sabotaging Kartarpur Sahib Corridor. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh should refrain from saying or doing anything that might scuttle the access to the sacred shrine at Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan, said SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday. In a statement, Badal described the proposed opening of

Amarinder Sidhu congress party function

Amarinder, Navjot Sidhu stay away from party function

Tension within the Punjab Congress came alive on Monday when both the warring leaders, Chief Minister Captain  Amarinder Singh and Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu, stayed away from the function organised to launch Navjivan newspaper in Mohali. AICC president Rahul Gandhi and former prime minister Manmohan Singh presided over the function leaving the state leadership tense. At the end of the function, Rahul Gandhi and Manmohan Singh called on the Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh gives debt relief to over 1 lakh farmers

Captain Amarinder Singh gives debt relief to over 1 lakh farmers

Captain Amarinder Singh gives debt relief to over 1 lakh farmers. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday gave debt relief against commercial bank loans to the tune of Rs 1771 crore to 1, 09,730 eligible marginal farmers in four districts. He has also announced the extension of the waiver scheme to farmers with

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh PGI

Watch the video to know about the real picture of Punjab CM’s health

PGI doctor who is treating Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh in PGI for routine checkup

Minor reshuffle in Punjab Cabinet, CM retains environment

Minor reshuffle in Punjab Cabinet, CM retains environment. In a minor Cabinet reshuffle, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has retained the environment portfolio in a step towards further facilitating industrial development in the state. Cabinet Minister OP Soni has been allocated the Food Processing Department, according to an official spokesperson. Soni will also continue

Amarinder Singh confirms Pak link to Nirankari Bhawan attack

Amritsar blast: Punjab CM announces Rs 50 lakh reward for info on suspects

Amritsar blast: Punjab CM announces Rs 50 lakh reward for info on suspects. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that the investigating agencies have got “some leads” and would soon catch the culprits, behind the grenade attack on a gathering at Nirankari Bhawan in Rajasansi village on Sunday.Talking to media persons after

Amritsar blast: Some leads found, hopeful to catch culprits soon: Punjab CM

Amritsar blast: Some leads found, hopeful to catch culprits soon: Punjab CM

Amritsar blast: Some leads found, hopeful to catch culprits soon: Punjab CM. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that the investigating agencies have got “some leads” and would soon catch the culprits, behind the grenade attack on a gathering at Nirankari Bhawan in Rajasansi village on Sunday. Talking to media persons after

Captain Amarinder Singh gives debt relief to over 1 lakh farmers

Action taken against minister accused of harrassing woman officer: Punjab CM

Action taken against minister accused of harrassing woman officer: Punjab CM. Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said the matter relating to the exchange of objectionable messages from a minister to a senior woman officer in the state government has been taken very seriously and has been resolved to the officer’s satisfaction. “The matter was brought

Amritsar train mishap: CM announce magisterial inquiry ordered

Amritsar train mishap: CM announce magisterial inquiry ordered. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced that a magisterial inquiry under Divisional Commissioner of Jalandhar will be conducted to ascertain the cause of the train accident in which 59 people died on Friday evening. The Chief Minister has sought the inquiry report within four

Stubble burning: Punjab CM meets PM to press for compensation

Stubble burning: Punjab CM meets PM to press for compensation

Stubble burning: Punjab CM meets PM to press for compensation. Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for compensation to farmers in lieu of stubble burning. Captain Amarinder apprised Prime Minister Modi that the problem of stubble burning could get aggravated and needed to be urgently addressed. The

Punjab Cabinet approves increase in stamp duty rates

Punjab cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates to mobilise resources

Punjab cabinet approves hike in stamp duty rates to mobilise resources. In a move to mobilise additional resources for the state, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved an Ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable increase in the stamp duty rates. Stamp duty rates for 17 items stand to double

Punjab to set up Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority

Give due compensation to 2017 rain-affected farmers: Punjab CM

Give due compensation to 2017 rain-affected farmers: Punjab CM. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has directed all the Deputy Commissioners to immediately release any pending compensations to farmers, who suffered losses during the 2017 floods in the state. While chairing a meeting to finalise the modalities for the early release of compensation to the

Captain Amarinder Singh gives debt relief to over 1 lakh farmers

Punjab cabinet approves amendments to police act

Punjab cabinet approves amendments to police act. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday approved an amendment to the Punjab Police Act 2007 for setting up a state commission for the selection of Director General of Police (DGP), in line with court guidelines. The Punjab Police Amendment Bill 2018 will be tabled in the ongoing session

Punjab to set up Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority

Punjab CM calls upon Swaraj for access to Pak gurudwara

Punjab CM calls upon Swaraj for access to Pak gurudwara . Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj to enable Indian devotees to visit the Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan’s Kartapur on the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.In a letter, Singh called upon the EAM to hold discussions with her Pakistani counterpart to get a special corridor for

Punjab CM Sidhu Pak Army Chief

Punjab CM not in favour of Sidhu embracing Pak Army Chief

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday criticised his cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for embracing Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during Imran Khan’s swearing-in as Pakistan Prime Minister. “As far as hugging the Pakistan Army Chief is concerned I am not in its favour. It was wrong for him to have shown the affection

Amarinder Singh directs strengthening of Ghar Ghar Rozgar scheme

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for Hakam Singh’s treatment.  Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the release of Rs. 5 lakh for the treatment of ailing Asiad Gold medal winner athlete Hakam Singh. The Chief Minister, had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the Deputy Commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist. He has also directed the

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls for national drug policy again

Captain Amarinder Singh seeks cooperation of counterparts in controlling drug menace

Captain Amarinder Singh seeks cooperation of counterparts in controlling drug menace. Punjab Chief Minister  sought the cooperation of his counterparts in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan to end the drug menace in Punjab. The Chief Minister also sought the assistance of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, to whom Delhi Police reports, to control the cultivation

Punjab Cabinet approves increase in stamp duty rates

Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh seeks early release of TADA prisoner

Punjab: Captain Amarinder Singh seeks early release of TADA prisoner. Chief minister on Wednesday wrote a letter to Karnataka chief minister HD Kumaraswamy for the early release of Gurdeep Singh Khera, who is serving double life sentences in terror cases, on the basis of his good conduct. Khera, the son of Banta Singh, has been

Down from numero uno to 20th rank shameful: Sukhbir

Down from numero uno to 20th rank, shameful: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Former Deputy Chief Minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said that it was shameful that Punjab had descended from number one to number twenty under the leadership of Capt Amarinder Singh and was now being ranked below erstwhile ‘BIMARU’ states like Bihar and Jharkhand. In a statement

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Punjab to provide 8,500 jobs during international job fair: Channi

Chandigarh – The Punjab Government will provide jobs to about 8,500 youth of the state during the first of its kind ‘International Job Fair’ in the country. The Punjab Technical Education and Employment Generation Minister Charanjit Singh Channi disclosed this after holding a joint review meeting of Employment Generation and Technical Education departments regarding the