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No proposal from Centre on atomic energy units: Punjab CM

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he was yet to receive any proposal from the Central government for establishment of atomic energy units at the Bathinda and Ropar power plants.At the same time, the Chief Minister said he had never had any problems working with the Centre. Cordial relations between the Central and state

If Sidhu doesn’t want to work, there’s nothing I can do: CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said if his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu did not want to do his job, there was nothing that he could do about it.The minister should have accepted his new portfolio instead of shunning work in the middle of the crucial paddy season, said the Chief Minister, reiterating

Punjab CM demands early clearance of ring roads in cities

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari Minister to clear the ring road projects in the state’s major cities.He also sought early release of the third instalment of the Rs 3.72 crore grant for the Mohali Hitech Metal Cluster and implementation of SFURTI in Hoshiarpur, an

Wheat left to rot in Punjab & Haryana after bumper harvest

Millions of tonnes of food grain are being stored in the open across the northern states of Punjab and Haryana, known as the “granaries of India”, following a bumper wheat crop this season, due to lack of warehouse space.The result: Vast quantities of grain, procured by state agencies for the Central pool, lie rotting.Punjab Chief

Punjab seeks Centre’s help in foodgrain storage

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention for permission to construct covered godowns for scientific storage of foodgrains to address the acute shortage of covered storage space in the state. In a letter to the Prime Minister, Amarinder Singh has urged him to direct the Union Food Ministry to “allow

Declare 550th Parkash Purab as National Tolerance Day: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declare the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev as National Tolerance Day, an official said on Monday. Singh wrote a letter Modi seeking that the auspicious day be declared National Tolerance Day for the re-dedication of people to Guru Nanak Dev’s message

Sikh memorial among projects to come up in Punjab

To set up more sikh memorial’s in punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday announced development projects of Rs 11.10 crore for Bet area of Machhiwara, besides a memorial of Guru Gobind Singh’s disciplines — Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan.He recalled that Nabi Khan and Ghani Khan had risked their lives to host the Dasmesh

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder refuses to meet Arvind Kejriwal

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder refuses to meet Arvind Kejriwal

Captain Amarinder refuses meet Arvind Kejriwal: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has refused to meet his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal over the issue of paddy stubble burning contributing to smog in Delhi, saying he “did not have the same luxury of time.”In a statement issued on Tuesday after a tweet by Kejriwal seeking a meeting