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Will waive off more farm loans as fiscal situation improves, says Punjab CM

Lists out achievements on each of the `nine nuktas’ of Congress in just 2 years of his Govt DP Correspondent Chandigarh: While reassuring the farming community of hike in loan waiver once the fiscal situation in the state improves, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday lambasted the Akalis for criticising his government’s farm

Amritsar accident CM Crisis Management

Punjab CM being visit hospital and briefed by Crisis Management group in Amritsar

Nidhi Bhanot Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh, Amarinder arrives in Amritsar half an hour ago on chopper with to assess situation in wake of last night’s Train Tragedy and to meet injured undergoing treatment in various hospitals. Captain Amarinder is being briefed by the Crisis Management Group on relief and rehabilitation measures, in the Amritsar.  Punjab Chief

Paper plane was used to seek attention over Rafale deal: Sunil Jakhar

Paper plane was used to seek attention over Rafale deal: Sunil Jakhar. Holding a paper plane in hand as a replica of Rafale fighter jet, Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar on Saturday claimed that his statement “he can make better Rafale” in Lok Sabha was misquoted. Speaking to ANI, Jakhar clarified that he used the paper plane in the Lower House on

Modi Govt misleads the nation on rafale deal-Jakhar

Chandigarh: The Punjab Congress Committee has alleged that the BJP Government at the Centre has indulged in a huge scam of over Rs 41,000 crore in the purchase of Rafale fighter aircrafts. Talking to Reporters at the Punjab Congress Bhawan, Chandigarh, the President Sunil Jakhar said that it was surprising way that why PM Narender

Congress tags Priyanka Chopra by mistake

Congress tags Priyanka Chopra by mistake

New Delhi (ANI): The Congress party made a blooper when they tagged Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra in a tweet, instead of their spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi. The Congress on Thursday took to Twitter to blame Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as they alleged him of lying about the soil testing labs, which gives soil health report to

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

Congress men raise fingers at their own government

Congress men raise fingers at their own government

Chandigarh – Once again the resentment prevailing among the party legislators has created ripples in the ruling Punjab Congress. Known as left hand of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, a former minister and sitting MLA Rana Gurjit Singh has raised finger against the performance of the Captain government.Talking to media persons, here on Wednesday, he alleged

Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Stop sham protest, ensure VAT reduction on petrol, diesel: Majithia to Jakhar

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday asked Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Sunil Jakhar to stop sham protests on the issue of lowering taxes on petrol and diesel and instead put pressure on the Congress government to slash VAT on these petroleum products to give an instantaneous relief of Rs 20

Rising fuel prices: Congress to hold state-wide protest on May 31

Rising fuel prices: Congress to hold state-wide protest on May 31

Chandigarh – Punjab Congress on Monday announced a state-wide protest on May 31 against the rising fuel prices and sought Rs 100 per quintal as bonus for paddy growers, claiming high diesel prices had put additional financial burden of crores of rupees on growers during the last one year. Taking a dig at the BJP leaders,

Modi has doomed Indian economy, says Sunil Jakhar

Puneet Pal Singh Jalandhar On the continuous elevation of petroleum prices, Punjab Congress termed Bhartiya Janta Party of not possessing economic knowledge consequently affecting the public of India to suffer economic crises. Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief Sunil Jakhar said that PM Modi is senseless and immoral as his government is pushing citizens into

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn's stand on history book

Shahkot Bye-Poll: Captain sees no merit in Oppn’s stand on history book

Shahkot – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the Akalis and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading an alleged canard over the issue of Class XII History books and urged the people of Shahkot to vote for the Congress for the betterment of their area and the state.“The Akalis failed

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu

Punjab to offer subsidy to unemployed youth for dairy farms: Sidhu Chandigarh – The Punjab government will extend 25 to 33 per cent subsidy to unemployed youth for setting up dairy farming units in the state, minister Balbir Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday. The offer has been made under the state’s crop diversification policy to encourage youth

Aide of congress leader "orders" Panchayat secretaries to attend meeting

Aide of congress leader “orders” Panchayat secretaries to attend meeting

Power Misuse: Aide of congress leader “orders” Panchayat secretaries to attend meeting at his office Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Despite the Congress led government claimed to have abolished the halqa incharge system, the political leaders claiming themselves as halqa incharges interfere in administration functioning. In a recent example, Rajinder Singh, officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Congress

Gap deepens with CM as Jakhar unaware about expansion

Narinder Jagga Chandigarh, April 17: Despite the huge claims of cordial relations by the CM Captain Amrinder Singh with PPCC Chief Sunil Jakhar, it seems the gaps between duo are going to be deepens. Cabinet expansion is one of the many agendas, which are likely to be discussed in the proposed meeting between Rahul Gandhi

Reports of differences with Sunil Jakhar a media creation: Captain

Reports of differences with Sunil Jakhar a media creation: Captain

Mohali – The Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday dismissed reports of differences with PPCC president Sunil Jakhar as a media creation, even as he declared that the Navjot Singh Sidhu case was none of the Akalis’ business and they should stay out of it. In an informal chat with media persons after flagging off a

Annoyed against misbehave, Congress Chief Jakhar boycotts meeting with CM

Annoyed against misbehave, Congress Chief Jakhar boycotts meeting with CM Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems the rules made by military minded CM Captain Amrinder Singh is now proved to be costly for him. The rule of not having permission of mobile in the Chief Minister’s office has made the Punjab Congress Chief Sunil Jakhar annoyed. After

Rajya Sabha members put Punjab government in dock

Rajya Sabha members put Punjab government in dock

Rajya Sabha members put Punjab government in dock Chandigarh – Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh-led state government has been put in the dock as its representatives raised questions against its performance on all fronts. In a meeting of the CM with party MLAs as well MPs, Rajya Sabha members Partap Singh Bajwa and Shamsher Singh Dullo clearly

Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi

Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi

Sunil Jakhar meets PM Modi: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar met PM Narendra Modi. He informed about the situation of farmers in Punjab, wants help from centre. On listening to the issue PM Narendra Modi assured to help him. Also, Jakhar offered him special oranges from Abohar.In the morning, Assembly committee held meeting with farmer

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM

Real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh is to follow his path: Former PM Anandpur Sahib – The real tribute to Guru Gobind Singh would be to follow his path of harmony, religious tolerance, peace and brotherhood, former prime minister Manmohan Singh said on Sunday. Speaking on the concluding day of Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi

Apologise or face action for violation of oath of secrecy: Jakhar to Modi Chandigarh – Punjab Congress chief and and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar on Wednesday reiterated his party’s demand for PM Modi’s apology for his Pakistan related comments against former PM Dr Manmohan Singh. “If the Prime Minister really had some authentic inputs against his