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BJP’s ‘main bhi chowkidar’ campaign won’t fill stomachs or give jobs, says Capt Amarinder

DP Correspondent Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday mocked the Bharatiya Janata Party’s `Main Bhi Chowkidar’ election campaign as a ridiculous `jumla’, which will not solve any real problems of the people of India. “Such slogans do not help fill the stomachs of our poor people, they do not give jobs to

Will waive off more farm loans as fiscal situation improves, says Punjab CM

Lists out achievements on each of the `nine nuktas’ of Congress in just 2 years of his Govt DP Correspondent Chandigarh: While reassuring the farming community of hike in loan waiver once the fiscal situation in the state improves, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for criticising his government’s farm

Capt Amarinder redidicates Shahpur Kandi dam project to people of Punjab, announces 3-year completion deadline

Also announces Govt College for girls in Jugial, new roads in Dhar, among other development works DP Correspondent Pathankot: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday rededicated to the people of the state the vital Shahpur Kandi Dam project, construction on which is all set to begin at a cost of Rs. 2073 crore.

Punjab CM inaugurates Rs. 800 cr Pepsico franchisee Varun Beverages’ Greenfield facility

New facility at Pathaknot to generate Direct & Indirect Jobs for 5000 Youths DP Correspondent  Pathankot: In a major boost to the state’s industrial development, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday inaugurated a Rs. 800 crore PepsiCo franchisee Varun Beverages green facility, with the potential to generate direct and indirect employment for 5000

Rahul, Capt Amarinder Sound LS Poll Bugle for Congress in Punjab

Jointly launch 4th phase of farm debt waiver scheme, expose Modi govt’s failure on all counts DP Correspondent Killi Chahlan (Moga), March 7: The Congress today sounded its Lok Sabha poll bugle in Punjab with party president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launching a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party

Capt Amarinder led Govt regularises services of 5178 teachers and 650 nurses

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Meeting a long-pending demand of the teaching community, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved regularization of the services of 5178 teachers recruited by the Education Department, with full pay scales to be implemented from October 1, 2019. The Cabinet has also regularized 650 nurses

Capt Amarinder Writes To Rajnath For Return Of Historic Material Removed From Golden Temple During Operation Bluestar

DP Correspondent Chandigarh, March 6: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during Operation Bluestar in 1984. Seeking the minister’s intervention in the matter, the Chief Minister said a delegation of

Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial

Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial

Drug smugglers in Punjab will be detained for a year without trial. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday announced the setting up of an Advisory Board to enable detention of drug smugglers for a year without trial, as well as the creation of a separate Drug Division under the Health Department to centralise

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

Punjab government to fill 1.2 lakh vacant posts in all departments

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

Punjab government to fill 1.2 lakh vacant posts in all departments

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

PM Modi misleading people, says Capt Amarinder

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