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Amid tussle in Punjab unit, Harish Rawat says some issues still being resolved

Chandigarh, Amid the ongoing tussle in ruling Congress‘ Punjab unit, the party affairs’ state in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday admitted that there were still some...

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder takes exception to ‘atrocious’ comments of two of Sidhu’s advisors

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh asked state Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday to “rein in” his advisers after two of them made “atrocious”...

Punjab: Heels dug in, Captain Amarinder Singh vs Navjot Singh Sidhu row may snowball into bigger storm

(This story originally appeared in on Jul 22, 2021) With the hardening of stance by Captain Amarinder Singh’s camp on Tuesday night and Navjot Singh...

Punjab on path to become preferred investment destination: CM Amarinder Singh

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday expressed satisfaction at the state’s success in promoting a robust investment environment, and said he is confident that Punjab...

COVID-19: Punjab allows opening of bars, pubs from July 1

The Punjab government on Tuesday further eased Covid restrictions, allowing reopening of bars, pubs and taverns with 50 per cent capacity from July 1. Punjab...

Punjab accepts recommendations of its sixth pay panel

The Punjab government on Friday decided to implement a majority of the recommendations of its sixth Pay Commission with effect from January 1, 2016, a...

Punjab govt announces Rs 1,500 per month for children orphaned in COVID pandemic

The Punjab government on Thursday decided to provide Rs 1,500 per month as social security pension and free education up to graduation to all those...

Amarinder Singh urges PM Narendra Modi to increase oxygen, vaccine supplies | India News

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh (ANI) CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to increase the state’s oxygen quota...

Sacrilege case probe: Navjot Singh Sidhu accuses Amarinder Singh of evading responsibility

Congress leader and Amritsar MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday attacked Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, accusing him of evading responsibility in the case involving the...

COVID-19 vaccine to be supplied free of cost in govt health facilities: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that COVID-19 vaccine will be supplied free of cost in all government healthcare facilities. He also said...

Prashant Kishor not to have any role in Congress ticket distribution: Punjab CM Amarinder | India News

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday dismissed speculations that his principal adviser Prashant Kishor may have some role in the finalisation of Congress...

farmers: Punjab farmers to get money directly in accounts, Centre rejects state’s plea to route through arhtiyas

Farmers in Punjab will get direct payment in their bank accounts against the procurement of wheat from this season. The centre has rejected state’s demand...

Night curfew across Punjab, political gatherings banned till April 30

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced on Wednesday extension of night curfew across Punjab and a ban on political gatherings till April 30 due to the...

Punjab CM launches free travel facility for women in government-run buses

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday launched a free travel facility for women in government buses within the state, and said this fulfils another...

Punjab CM warns of stricter curbs if COVID situation does not improve by next week

A day after announcing curbs to tackle coronavirus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said a decision on stricter restrictions will be taken after...

farm laws: Farm protest violence: Parties condemn violence; Opposition slams govt for allowing situation to deteriorate

New Delhi: Leaders across the political spectrum on Tuesday condemned the violence in the national capital after farmers protesting against the the three farm laws...

Amarinder Singh appeals to PM Modi to accept farmers’ demands

PATIALA: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to accept the farmers’ demands, saying the new farm laws were...

Punjab govt to recruit 50,000 people till March 31; Cabinet gives nod to restructuring 10 depts

Kickstarting the process of recruitment to 50,000 government posts during the current fiscal, the Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved restructuring 10 departments, paving the way...

Damage to mobile towers: Punjab governor to summon CS, DGP | India News

CHANDIGARH: Taking a note of damage to over 1,600 mobile towers during farmers’ protest against the Centre’s laws, Punjab governor V P Singh Badnore on...

How politics over farmers protest is playing out in Punjab between Arvind Kejriwal, Congress and SAD | India News

NEW DELHI: While farmers are protesting on Delhi borders for the past three weeks, the politics on their agitation is being played out in Punjab....

Kejriwal, Amarinder Singh in Twitter spat over ongoing farmers’ protest

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh engaged in a Twitter spat on Monday over the ongoing farmers’ protest...

Situation getting out of hand, hold talks with farmers immediately: Amarinder Singh to Centre | India News

CHANDIGARH: Amid the farmers-police face-off over the ‘Dilli Chalo’ protest over farm laws, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said the voice of farmers...

Not afraid of resigning, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on farm laws issue

CHANDIGARH: Asserting that he was prepared to resign rather than bow to “injustice” meted out to Punjab farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned...

Harsimrat Badal issued message in favor of ‘pro-farmer ordinances’, days before resigning in protest

New Delhi: Just ten days before she resigned as a Cabinet minister in protest against the agriculture bills, Harsimrat Badal had issued a video message...

Amarinder Singh considering “all options” to make new agricultural laws ineffective in Punjab

New Delhi: Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh is considering “all options” to make the new agricultural laws ineffective in Punjab, such as approaching the...