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Punjab cabinet approves amendments to police act

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 Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text

Punjab Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text

Punjab Cabinet approves life imprisonment for sacrilege of religious text. Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday decided to bring an amendment to Indian Penal Code (IPC) to make sacrilege of all religious text punishable with life imprisonment. Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh took to Twitter to inform about the cabinet decision, “The Cabinet  decided on amendments to IPC to make

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

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Harsimrat asks Captain Amarinder to announce 100 per quintal paddy bonus

Chandigarh – Union Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Thursday asked Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh to walk the talk if he was really serious about boosting farmer earnings by announcing an immediate bonus of Rs 100 per quintal on paddy instead of playing politics by dubbing the historic increase of Rs 200 per

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that dope test is going to be a big business in the State. Amid the drug menace, the trend of dope test has been started. If look at the figure, more than 20 lacs persons will undergo this test by paying more than Rs 300 crore , in the coming three

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mass movement against drug: Speaker Rana KP Singh undergoes dope test

Mohali(Prabhmeet Luthra): Barely a day after the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced that he was ready to undergo a drug test, Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K.P. Singh became the first celebrity to voluntarily undergo a dope test at the Mohali Civil Hospital in Phase 6. This was the first step in taking forward the

FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

FSM launches statewide distribution of food grains under smart ration card

Mohali(DP Correspondent): In order to ensure foolproof transparency and efficiency in the distribution of food grains, Punjab Food & Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu today launched a statewide distribution of food grains under SMART RATION CARD SCHEME through e-POS machines, during a State Level Function organized at Kisan Vikas Chamber in Mohali.This biometric supported electronic

Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Punjab: Employees demand dope test for all salaried persons

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): While welcoming the decision about dope test for all employees, the Punjab Civil Secretariat Staff Association demanded dope test for all, who have been getting salaries from the State exchequer, including MLAs, Ministers and CM too. In the statement, the president of the Association, Sukhchain Singh Khaira told that the decision of the

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Dope test to be mandatory for candidature in rural election

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Perhaps the Punjab will be the first state, where in the forthcoming Panchayat elections; the candidate may have to submit his or her nomination papers along with dope test report. The Punjab Government is going to introduce this rule, shortly. Talking to Daily Post, the rural development Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa told

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Punjab: Gram Panchayat elections on Sept 30, notification issued

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has issued notification for Gram Panchayats, Panchayat Samitis (PS) and Zila Parishads (ZP). Election for ZP and PS will be conducted on September 10 and for gram panchayats on September 30. For the election schedule, further notification will be issued by the Punjab State Election Commission, soon. Talking to Daily

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

Chandigarh (ANI): A Punjab state government official on Thursday said officials have no objection to the dope test ordered by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for government employees, including police personnel. However, he added that politicians should not be exempted from the same. “We have no objection to dope test. We demand government notification should also include the chief minister, ministers, MLAs, party

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

CM meets social activists, assures probe into drug-related deaths

Chandigarh – A day after his Cabinet resolved to recommend death penalty to the Union Government for drug smugglers and peddlers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered investigation into the recent spate of drug-related deaths followed by stringent action against those found guilty, without consideration to their political affiliations. Describing drug abuse

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested Chandigarh – A senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was today arrested and sent to four0-day police remand, officials said. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon was produced before the Mohali court after he was arrested from

Will not allow drug peddlers continue destroy Punjab: Amarinder

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said his government will not allow drug smugglers and peddlers to continue destroy the state and will take strictest possible action against the offenders. In a video posted on Twitter, he said that his government would bring changes in the law to tackle the menace, besides recommending

Punjab govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr

Punjab govt. approves in principal to Petrochemical unit with 23,000 cr

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has given its approval in principle to set up Bathinda petrochemical unit near Guru Gobind Singh refinery in Bathinda district. Talking to Daily Post, the Industry Minister Sunder Sham Arora told that the project will cost Rs 23,000 crore and will started to produce basic raw material that goes into

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Chandigarh – The Punjab government onMonday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also decided to constitute a special Working Group under

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed Chandigarh – Two Punjab police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon, have been dismissed from service over serious allegations of pushing women into drugs, a police official said. The dismissal orders of Dhillon, who was posted as DSP Ferozepur, were issued by Chief Minister

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization begins: Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

Udta Punjab: Even the change of guard fails to deliver

“While seeking votes for the Congress party as the chief ministerial face on December 15, 2015, during a massive rally held at Bathinda, Captain Amarinder Singh swore by Gutka Sahib’ (holy book) and Takht Damdama Sahib that he would wipe out the drug menace from the state within four weeks if he took over as