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SYL verdict: Punjab CM holds cabinet meeting in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Few minutes after the SC verdict on SYL canal to continue construction of canal, Punjab government held a cabinet meeting at Chandigarh. Sources said that the Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal among cabinet ministers decided to resign from their post. However, Badal committed to Punjab residents for not releasing a drop of water from

Badals settle, traditional constituencies among Punjab polls

Badal launches health awareness campaign to sensitize people about state government’s health initiatives

Chandigarh: In a bid to impart quality healthcare and diagnostic services to the people at their doorsteps, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today launched the state government’s ambitious program of ‘Aware and Care’ by flagging off 100 Information Education Communication (IEC) mobile Vans. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of the

CM appoints Reena Jaitley as chairman of Punjab state forests development corporation

Chandigarh: The Punjab Government today appointed Vice Chairman of Punjab State Forests Development Corporation Reena Jaitley as Chairman and Mukhtiar Singh as its Vice Chairman. Similarly, Gurcharan Singh has also been appointed as Senior Vice-Chairman of Baazigar and Tapriwas Welfare Board and Iqbal Khan has been appointed as Member of Punjab Muslim Welfare and Development

Badal urged party rank and file to lead positive campaign on development agenda

Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Patron Parkash Singh Badal today told the senior Akali rank and file to be ready to contest the forthcoming elections on the development plank and asked them to lead a positive campaign focussing on the work done by the SAD-BJP government during the last about ten years. Addressing senior leaders

CM announces to create price stabilisation fund in state

Chandigarh: In a bid to save the farmers from sheer exploitation on account of distress selling of their crops in the open market, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today gave nod to create a Price Stabilization Fund in the state. Interacting with a delegation of the Bharti Kissan Union, which called on him

Badal announces helpline for defence personnel, veterans

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said a helpline would soon be set up to address grievances of serving defence personnel and veterans in the state. He speaking here after inaugurating the Punjab State War Heroes Memorial and Museum costing Rs 130 crore. Badal said the helpline would be set up at state

Punjab CM inaugurated War Memorial in Amritsar

Amritsar: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday inaugurated the Punjab war memorial at Amritsar. While addressing the audience, Parkash Singh Badal said that the memorial has been constructed in the remembrance of our solider’s contribution. He added that everywhere the Punjab soldiers were ahead the wars teams. Badal said that Punjab government is

Amarinder’s ‘debt waiver’ promise just ‘poll stunt’: Badal

Pathankot: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today described the Congress senior leader Amarinder Singh’s promise of waiving farmers’ debt if his party comes to power in the state, as an “election stunt”. He asked the Amritsar MP to explain why was he “mum on this issue when his party was in power both in

Peace, development to be SAD-BJP’s main poll agenda: Badal

Sardulgarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said peace, communal harmony and development will be the main agenda of the SAD-BJP alliance in the assembly polls to be held next year. Badal claimed that besides strengthening the bond of brotherhood and amity in the state, the alliance government has ensured all-round development of Punjab

Congress-Akalis Clash: CM directs DGP to hold on spot enquiry

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today directed Punjab police DGP Suresh Arora to immediately reach Ludhiana for on the spot enquiry into the incident on Dussehra event. Disclosing this here today, a spokesperson of the CMO said that Badal personally called on the agitating Congress leaders outside his official residence this afternoon and

Any connivance with anti-Punjab, anti-Sikh Congress unimaginable: Badal

Muktsar: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s statement regarding understanding between Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress as ‘bunch of lies’, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that any kind of connivance with anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh Congress was unimaginable. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan program in Lambi

Any connivance with Anti-Punjab,Sikh congress was unimaginable-CM

Muktsar: Terming Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s statement regarding understanding between Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress as ‘bunch of lies’, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that any kind of connivance with anti-Punjab and anti-Sikh Congress was unimaginable. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of Sangat Darshan program in Lambi

Indo-Pak tension:Special arrangement to buy paddy by Punjab

Chandigarh: Amid heightened tension betweenIndia and Pakistan, the Punjab government today said it has made special arrangements for the procurement of paddy sown near the borders, as evacuation of people from these areas has left farmers worried about the fate of their crop. “We have made special arrangements for the purchase of paddy crop of

Rs 1 crore given to DCs to facilitate evacuees: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Preparing for a war like situation in Punjab, the government has made the arrangements accordingly. While addressing the media, Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal said that the government has given Rs 1 crore to deputy commissioners of border districts to facilitates evacuees. While detailing the evacuation of border belt villages, Badal said that 60

Punjab CM Unwell, cancels all his Pre-schedule engagements till Oct 1

Chandigarh: Following the advice of doctors of PGIMER, Chandigarh, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has cancelled all his pre-scheduled engagements across the state till October 1. Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said that as Mr. Badal was unwell so he visited the PGIMER here this morning. The

Badal unwell, all engagements for next few days cancelled

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday fell ill. The 88-year-old leader is running fever, officials said. Meanwhile, Badal has cancelled his engagements for next few days as doctors recommended rest. Badal will visit PGIMER on Wednesday for his health check

CM exhorts national government of Pakistan to refrain from pushing both the countries to war

Muktsar: Terming that in any eventuality of Indo-Pak war both the East and West Punjab across international border would be the worst sufferers, the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today asked the national government of Pakistan to refrain from pushing both the countries to war through their nefarious acts. Interacting with the media persons

Unemployed youth throws job application on Punjab CM’s cavalcade in Badal

Badal: Pissed off from the unemployment, a commerce graduate thrown a letter on the car of Punjab chief minister outside his house in Badal, on Monday. The incident had taken place at around 9 in the morning, when 25-year-old Dinesh Kumar native of village Killiayanwali went to meet Parkash Singh Badal. According to the information,

Sacrilege incidents to disturb hard earned peace of state- CM

Fatehgarh Churian: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said that the incidents of desecration of Sri Guru Sahib ji in the state were handiwork of those forces which want to disturb the hard earned peace of the state. Interacting with the media persons after paying floral tributes to late Sawinder Kaur Kahlon, wife of

Punjab CM condoles Gagneja’s sad demise

Chandigarh: The Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today expressed ‘profound grief’ over the sad demise of eminent public figure Brig (Retd) Jagdish Gagneja, who died in the DMC Hospital Ludhiana this morning, following a fatal attack on him early last month. “It’s a huge loss to the state and the country. Punjab has lost