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Punjab Cabinet meeting: Separate Mining Department created

An important meeting of Punjab Cabinet was held on Thursday at Chandigarh which was chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh in which many decisions were made including outdoor advertisement policy. Punjab Cabinet the creation of Border Cadre for Teachers was also sanctioned. The Punjab government has decided to seek the opinion of the state

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the date for Ludhiana local bodies elections. Elections to be conducted on February 24 and results will be announced on February 26.  Dates were disclosed at first time organised ‘Bird Festival’ at Gurdaspur by minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu revealed there that

Navjot accuses CM, Cong of ignoring him in Mayoral poll

Navjot accuses CM, Cong of ignoring him in Mayoral poll

Chandigarh – Expressing sharp annoyance against the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and the Congress, the Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday said that he was ‘deeply hurt as the state government and the party did not seek his views while selecting candidates for the mayoral posts.  Sidhu, who along with 15 municipal councillors

Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee

Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee

Captain Amarinder ignores Sidhu in selection process of Mayor nominee Jalandhar – The names of the mayors of three cities Jalandhar, Amritsar and Patiala is scheduled to be announced on January 23 and January 25. The situation doesn’t seem to be comfortable between Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu as

Veteran Akali leader Manjit Singh Calcutta cremated

Veteran Akali leader Manjit Singh Calcutta cremated

Amritsar –  Veteran Akali leader and former chief secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Manjit Singh Calcutta, who died yesterday, was cremated with full state honours here today. Calcutta died in a private hospital. He was not keeping well for the past few weeks. Prominent among those who were present at the cremation were Punjab Local Bodies

Punjab Congress releases vision document for state’s short and long term urban development

Amritsar, December 7 Senior Punjab Congress leaders, Captain Amarinder Singh, Sunil Jakhar and Navjot Singh Sidhu, on Thursday released a Vision Document for the state’s urban development, with infrastructure development, fire-fighting system upgradation, water and sewage management, parking management and e-governance topping the agenda. The policy document, drafted keeping in mind the urbanisation trends and major

Punjab CM meet London Mayor: MLAs demand direct London-Amritsar flights

Punjab CM meet London Mayor: MLAs demand direct London-Amritsar flights

Punjab CM meet London Mayor: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh and London Mayor Sadiq Khan met over dinner in Amritsar on Wednesday night. Pointing out that there was a large Punjabi diaspora in London, the CM Captain Amarinder Singh said the two sides shared a strong connect which they were continuously striving to further

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

Sukhbir Badal holds press conference in assembly gallery

Sukhbir Badal holds press conference in assembly gallery

Sukhbir Badal holds press conference: Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said they had moved an adjournment motion on the debt waiver. On the sidelines of the second day of the Assembly Session, Sukhbir had press conference said the government had announced the waiver but had failed to implement it.“Farmers have become defaulters as

Comedy circus shows would not hide Sidhu's failures: Majithia

Comedy circus shows would not hide Sidhu’s failures: Majithia

Comedy circus shows would not hide Sidhu’s failures: Majithia Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday told Local Bodies minister Navjot Sidhu that comedy circus shows would not help hide his failures and that he must tell Punjabis why he had returned a zero performance in the last eight months. In a statement here,

Ludhiana building collapse case

Ludhiana building collapse case: Punjab CM to reach ground zero

Ludhiana building collapse case: Captain Amarinder Singh is all set to reach the incident spot at Ludhiana. As the Ludhiana building case is getting worse and death toll is increasing, Punjab CM is on the way to Ludhiana.  He will personally assess the rescue and relief operation. According to sources, Navjot Singh Sidhu, Sunil Jakhar may also

Sidhu sets parallel bureau in the local body department

Sidhu sets parallel bureau in the local body department

Sidhu sets parallel bureau in the local body department Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): A parallel bureau is functioning in the Local Body Department. Sources revealed that this office reportedly checks each and every file sent by the government to the department and decides on its own. But the files are signed by senior officers of the department

Legal actions against miscreants misusing my name on social media: Sidhu

Legal actions against miscreants misusing my name on social media: Sidhu

Legal actions against miscreants misusing my name on social media: Sidhu CHANDIGARH – The Local Government, Tourism and Cultural Affairs Minister, Punjab, Mr. Navjot Singh Sidhu has come out strongly against the miscreants operating fake accounts in his name on various social media sites like Twitter, Facebook and other platforms. In a statement here today,

Media Policy and double standard of Navjot Sidhu

Media Policy and double standard of Navjot Sidhu

Media Policy and double standard of Navjot Sidhu Narinder Jagga – Few days ago when local body minister Navjot Singh Sidhu crying for the rights of Journalist in the press club at meet the press programme, it was the one side of coin. The actual and other face of minster appeared on 19 October, when

Local Govt dept chalks out road-map for transformation: Sidhu

Local Govt dept chalks out road-map for transformation: Sidhu

Local Govt dept chalks out road-map for transformation: Sidhu Chandigarh – The Local Government department, Punjab, has chalked out a comprehensive plan to totally transform all the cities and towns of the state and the necessary funds are being arranged and released for development of cities. This was disclosed by the Local Government Minister, Punjab, Mr.

Sidhu put CM in crisis, distribute development cheques to defeated MLAs

Sidhu put CM in crisis, distribute development cheques to defeated MLAs

Sidhu put CM in crisis, distribute development cheques to defeated MLAs Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Local Body Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has brought the Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Sidhu to a crisis. Sidhu has got disbursed the cheques of development funds through Chief Minister Amrinder Singh to some defeated MLAs of Congress for the 36 Nagar

High Court disposes plea against Sidhu

High Court disposes plea against Sidhu Chandigarh(DP Correspondent) – The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday disposed of the PIL filed against Punjab Cabinet Minister Navjot Sidhu, as infructous, because “Kapil Sharma Show” in which the minister was appearing, stands closed.The petition filed seeking the issuance of appropriate directions to  the state of Punjab and

SAD advises Sidhu to leave laughter shows, visit suicide victims’ houses

SAD advises Sidhu to leave laughter shows, visit suicide victims’ houses

SAD advises Sidhu to leave laughter shows, visit suicide victims’ houses. Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has hit out at Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments linking the farmers suicides with the Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP government and advised him to leave his laughter show and instead visit families of those farmers who have committed

Sidhu's comment of 'Amritsar fugitive' raises questions before Amarinder

Sidhu’s comment of ‘Amritsar fugitive’ raises questions before Amarinder

Sidhu’s comment of ‘Amritsar fugitive’ raises questions before Amarinder. As is his wont, utterances of Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, without giving any second thought, has raised serious questions before Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. In response to a question in ‘Meet the Press’ programme in Chandigarh Press Club on Thursday, Sidhu said that although he came

Amarinder government to generate 5 lakh jobs per annum in Punjab: Manpreet Badal

Pardeep Luthra Batala (Gurdaspur), October 2: Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today announced that the Capt Amarinder Singh government was committed to generate five lakh jobs per year to fulfill the promise of providing 25 lakh jobs to the people in five years. He said he was also the minister for employment generation.Addressing a series

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