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`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

`NSSO asked to assess extent of drug abuse in Punjab, Manipur`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 21:37

The government has asked National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) to carry out an advanced pilot survey in Punjab and Manipur to assess the extent of drug abuse, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Congress to stage dharnas in Punjab today

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 10:14

The Congress will stage dharnas at various places in Punjab on Wednesday to bring to attention of the government issues concerning people.

Punjab passes private universities bill amid stiff opposition

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 20:04

The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed the Rayat-Bahra University Bill 2014 and GNA University Bill amid stiff opposition from Congress and serious reservations by the MLAs of ruling SAD-BJP combine.

Damage to property will invite punishment in Punjab

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:37

Damaging public or private property in Punjab during strike, road or rail blockade will now attract imprisonment of up to one year in jail and fine with the state Assembly today passing a bill in this regard.

Jeet Mohinder Sidhu to be SAD-BJP candidate from Talwandi Sabo

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:07

Ruling Shiromani Akali Dal today announced Jeet Mohinder Singh Sidhu, who had joined the party after switching over from Congress, as its candidate for the Talwandi Sabo Assembly bypoll to be held on August 21.

SAD-BJP govt not indulging in political vendetta, says Sukhbir

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 02:07

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal today said SAD-BJP government has never indulged in political vendetta after the name of Congress MLA Amarinder Singh Raja Warring cropped up in an alleged drug racket.

Badal trying to flare up situation, says Bajwa

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 00:57

Punjab Congress president Partap Singh Bajwa Sunday said CM Parkash Singh Badal was trying to flare up the situation in Punjab and Haryana over the issue of creation of the HSGPC.

Badal trying to cover non-performance by launching Morcha: Congress

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 22:35

Punjab Congress on Sunday alleged that the ruling Akali Dal in a bid to cover "across-the-board non-performance and brazen corruption" in the government was now planning to launch "Morcha" on the issue of separate HSGPC.

`Aadhaar card generated for 88% population in Punjab`

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 20:18

The Punjab government has generated over 2.43 crore Aadhaar cards, which is 87.95 per cent of the population of the state, an official said here on Sunday.

Congress backs separate SGPC for Haryana

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 23:27

The Congress central leadership on Saturday came out in full support of Haryana in its face-off with the Centre on the creation of a separate SGPC, accusing the Narendra Modi government of encroaching on the autonomy of states.