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Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party

Congress may follow ‘Dope test for candidate ‘within the party.  The Congress high Command in view to implement the dope test for all of its contesting candidates within the party. Congress led Punjab Government has sent the proposal of dope test for rural and urban bodies’ election for consideration to the party high command. The

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Now the group of Ministers will review the act on unauthorised colonies across the State. Although the act Special Provisions for Regularization Authorized Colony had been passed during the budget Session, but it received no response from the People. To know the views on this issue, the minister for Housing, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has

Group of ministers to review act for regularisation of unauthorised colonies

Punjab government’s green signal to Panchayat Elections

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): All is set to conduct the Panchayat Elections, which are due in July and August. Next week the department of Panchayat and rural Development will submit letter of intent to the Punjab State Election Commission (PSEC). But it may takes near about two month to complete the process of voter lists, reservation of

Punjab govt describe EVMs in rural polls impractical

Punjab govt describe EVMs in rural polls impractical

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has described the use of EVMs in rural body election as impractical instead of ballot papers. Talking to reporters, the minister for Rural Development and Panchayat, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa said that 10 members or above are to be elected in each and every Panchayat and if five candidates file

Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums

Govt. to retire 13000 Sarpanchs with Rs. 75 crore honorariums

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government will retire more than 13,000 Sarpanch across the State with honorarium of Rs 75 crore. The Government has approved the amount for Sapranchs in principle, who could not able to get it for the last four years. Rs 1200 are given as honorarium to the Sarpanch per month. Talking to

No illegal colony will be regularised after 2018

No illegal colony will be regularised after 2018

Chandigarh – The third meeting of the Cabinet sub-committee of group of ministers on Friday held at Punjab Bhawan under the chairmanship of Minister for Health and Family Welfare Brahm Mohindra to finalise the draft policy of unauthorised colonies. The group of minister unanimously approved the draft policy. It will now going to be presented

Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators

Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators

Tript Bajwa orders to release incentives to water supply and sanitation motivators CHANDIGARH: Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa has directed the officials of the department to release the pending incentives of the master motivators and motivators without any delay. The delegation of the motivators working under Swachch India, Swachch Punjab met the minister

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot

Trouble brewing between CM Amarinder, Navjot Amritsar – Apparently miffed over not being invited for the Amritsar mayoral election on Tuesday, state Cabinet Minister Navjot Sidhu on Monday said he never goes anywhere uninvited ‘except the Golden Temple or Durgiana Temple.’ Elected Councillors of the Municipal Corporation of Amritsar will on Tuesday take oath and

Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa

Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa

Tickets will be given only with consultation of MLAs: Bajwa Ludhiana – Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa who is also observer of Congress Party for MC elections said that the local MLAs and congress presidents would be consulted during the distribution of the tickets in upcoming Ludhiana Municipal Corporation Elections. He said the committee

Ensure optimum utilisation of urban properties: Bajwa to officials

Ensure optimum utilisation of urban properties: Bajwa to officials

Ensure optimum utilisation of urban properties: Bajwa to department officials  Chandigarh – State Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Thursday directed officials of his department to ensure optimum utilisation of urban properties to boost the income of panchayat Samitis. He also directed the officials to submit a detailed report of the

Tripat Bajwa urges India, Pak to ease Visa norms

Tripat Bajwa urges India, Pak to ease Visa norms

Tripat Bajwa urges India, Pak to ease Visa norms Fatehgarih Sahib – Punjab’s Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa urged India and Pakistan to ease visa norms to facilitate the travel of people on either side of the border. Bajwa said the language, literature and culture in the two countries were similar and

Sultanpur Lodhi to get face lift ahead of Guru Nanak Jayanti: Bajwa

Sultanpur Lodhi to get face lift ahead of Guru Nanak Jayanti: Bajwa. State Minister for Rural Development and Panchayat Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Saturday said that ahead of the 550th Parkash Purab of Guru Nanak Dev, the historic town of Sultanpur Lodhi would get complete face lift. The state government has recently constituted a 36-member

Auction of 'Shamlat Land' generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year

Auction of ‘Shamlat Land’ generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year

Auction of ‘Shamlat Land’ generated revenue of Rs 307 cr this year. Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa gave clear-cut instructions for adopting transparent auction process of the shamlat land which resulted in the highest ever revenue generation from the auction. This year, Rs 307 crore revenue was collected from the auction of

commission agents Money Laundering Act

Plan to bring commission agents under Money Laundering Act

Commission Agents Money Laundering Act: There is a proposal to bring the Commission Agents (CAs) of the state under the Money Laundering Act. According to high level sources, this issue is being brought out in the Cabinet sub-committee, which was constituted to look into the loan given by the Commission Agents to farmers. According to

Tript Rajinder Bajwa

Congress would comfortably win Gurdaspur bypoll: Tript Rajinder Bajwa

DP Correspondent, Phagwara (Kapurthala), September 10, Tript Rajinder Bajwa ; Congress would comfortably win Gurdaspur bypoll. Rural Development and Panchayat Minister, Punjab Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa Sunday claimed that the Congress would comfortably register a win in the upcoming by-poll for the Gurdaspur Lok Sabha seat. Interacting with the media persons on the sidelines of a function to

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication

Tript Bajwa calls upon babus to work with dedication Ending career stagnation among officials of the water supply and sanitation department by ordering promotions at all levels during the one month, Rural Development and Panchayat and Water Supply and Sanitation Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa on Sunday exhorted them to work with total dedication and

Punjab government set condition for villages

Punjab government set condition for villages

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, August 19) – The Punjab government  set a condition of 100 percent latrines if any village need water works in the villages.Give surety of 100 percent toilets in the village. The number of villages in Punjab is more than 12500. But the number of water works in villages is about 8500. For new

NO scam revealed after Panchayat audits

Chandigarh: Punjab Panchayat Audit: No Scam revealed. Punjab’s Panchayat and Development Minister, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa is on the verge of overhauling his department. The reason is that the employees and officers of Panchayat Department are not cooperating with him. The matter is about spending millions of rupees on the name of development during the

Punjabi actors named brand ambassadors of Mission Swachh Punjab

Punjabi actors named brand ambassadors of Mission Swachh Punjab. CHANDIGARH: Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, Punjab’s water supply and sanitation minister, on Friday the brand ambassadors of the ‘Mission Swachh and Swasth Punjab’ programme. In this announcement, Punjabi comedians and film actors, Jaswinder Bhalla and Binnu Dhillon were named as the brand ambassador of the programme.