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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

Punjab CM's morphed video goes viral, case lodged

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

Rahul Gandhi will be PM after 2019 elections: Punjab CM

Rahul Gandhi will be PM after 2019 elections: Punjab CM. Dismissing news about his differences with Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said that the entire party is solidly backing Gandhi on every front. “Whole party stands united behind Rahul Gandhi and the way things are he will be Prime Minister after election,” Singh told ANI.

No need of alliance in Punjab: CM Captain Amarinder Singh

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 CM's morphed video goes viral, case lodged

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

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath

Make Chandigarh original capital of Punjab: Amarinder Singh to Rajnath. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh urging him to resolve the pending territorial dispute between the states of Punjab and Haryana. The Chief Minister urged Rajnath Singh to restore Chandigarh to Punjab, being its “legitimate original

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers' rally

Punjab: Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives for farmers’ rally

Farmers hold protest as Modi arrives in Punjab for farmers’ rally. Farmers owing allegiance to various organisations held a protest and showed black flags as Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here on Wednesday to address a rally. Punjab Police and security agencies stopped the protesting farmers at a distance from the venue and some were

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers

Enough is enough: Punjab CM gives final warning to drug peddlers. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday used social media to issue warning and convey a social message. Amarinder Singh shared a video message on Twitter where he warned the drug smugglers to give up or get ready to face stringent actions, even

If Centre fails, Punjab Govt will pay full compensation for Jodhpur detenus

If Centre fails, Punjab Govt will pay full compensation for Jodhpur detenus. Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said that his government will fully compensate the Jodhpur detenus if the Centre fails to come out with its share. According to a release from the Chief Minister’s office, Singh made the announcement after a

Nothing to worry about, says Punjab CM on suspected terrorist movement

Nothing to worry about, says Punjab CM on suspected terrorist movement. Reacting on the reports of suspicious movement of terrorists in Pathankot, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday assured that there is nothing to worry about. “We are on top of every issue. There is nothing to worry about it,” Singh said. The

Punjab CM welcomes move for Rahul’s elevation as Congress chief

Chandigarh, Nov 20, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the proposed elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congress President, describing it as a “step in the right direction to revive the party’s fortunes ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls”.Singh, who by his own admission was hurt by the way that Rahul had

Need central intervention, just CMs’ meet inconsequential: Punjab CM

Chandigarh, Nov 8, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said the alarming pollution level in Delhi and parts of its neighbouring states warranted urgent intervention by the central government, which should immediately sanction compensation for farmers to check stubble burning. The national capital’s air quality was the season’s worst yesterday as the combined effect of

Punjab CM orders special statewide drive to fill vacancies for persons with disabilities

Chandigarh, October 27 : – To mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2017, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a special recruitment drive to be conducted across the state to clear the backlog of vacancies for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the public sector. A special event will

Apologise to Punjabi youth – Sukhbir Badal to Arvind-Amarinder duo

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president and Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today asked the anti-Punjab and anti-youth Amarinder-Arvind ‘demon duo’ to tender an honest and unconditional apology to the people of Punjab and its youth for conducting a dangerous image distortion fraud against them by branding the children of the land

Saini, Swarnkar, Sunar Communities To Be Included In Backward Classes

Chandigarh: Punjab Cabinet today gave its approval to include Saini and Swarnkar/Sunar Communities in the list of Backward Classes of the state on recommendations of the Backward Classes Commission. A spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office in a release said a decision to this effect was taken by the cabinet in its meeting held under