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Amarinder Singh announces 50,000 jobs for youths, Punjab govt to organise 'Rozgar Melas'

Amarinder Singh announces 50,000 jobs for youths, Punjab govt to organise 'Rozgar Melas'

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that his government will provide jobs to 50,000 youth in the first phase of the 'Ghar Ghar Mein Naukri' scheme.

Punjab govt will not tolerate coercive tactics against officials: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday warned Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal that his government will not tolerate "coercive tactics" against police and administrative officials.

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of Punjab CM's mother

Sonia Gandhi condoles death of Punjab CM's mother

In her condolence letter to Amarinder, Gandhi described Kaur as a lady who lived her life with utmost grace and dignity, and a strong sense of service to the Congress party and the nation.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh extends legal help to two 1981 hijackers

The Srinagar-bound Indian Airlines plane with 107 passengers and six crew members was hijacked and taken to Lahore in September 1981.

Punjab reviewing retirement policy of govt employees: Amarinder Singh

Punjab reviewing retirement policy of govt employees: Amarinder Singh

The Punjab government is reviewing the provision of extension of retirement age for two years, over and above the age of 58, in a bid to increase more employment opportunities, Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said here today.

Punjab minister warns of 'water emergency'

"If water is not used judiciously and saved optimally, then water emergency is written on the wall in the times to come," Power and Irrigation minister Rana Gurjeet Singh said while talking to reporters at the residence of Harjit Singh Parmar here last night.

Farmers whose debts waived need not repay loans: Punjab CM

He had said the move would benefit a total of 10.25 lakh farmers, including 8.75 lakh farmers up to 5 acres.

AAP, SAD playing fixed match: Punjab Congress chief

"They have reduced the assembly to a battleground due to their inter and intra party power struggles," he said.
 

Those found guilty in Amritsar food scam will not be spared: Punjab govt

The assurance was given by Mohindra, who was speaking on behalf of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, on a call attention notice raised by MLA Bikram Singh Pahara.

Punjab CM Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers

Punjab CM Amarinder announces total waiver on crop loans for small, marginal farmers

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced total waiver of entire crop loans for small and marginal farmers in Punjab.

Decision on loan waiver soon: Amarinder Singh

Decision on loan waiver soon: Amarinder Singh

Blaming the 10 years of SAD "misrule" for the current state of the farmers in Punjab, the chief minister pointed out that 7,000 cultivators committed suicide during the previous government's tenure.

CM Amarinder Singh orders Vigilance probe into land encroachment by Sukhbir Badal's relative

CM Amarinder Singh orders Vigilance probe into land encroachment by Sukhbir Badal's relative

In 1961, 9.25 acres of land was acquired to increase the capacity of the water works at Abohar and people from whom the land was acquired were given adequate compensation.

CM Amarinder Singh applauds newly elected Punjab-origin MPs in UK

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday congratulated Britain's first female Sikh MP and first turban-wearing MP, along with 10 other Indian-origin lawmakers who were elected to the House of Commons in the UK.

Punjab CLP to meet on June 13

The various matters listed for the budget session, scheduled from June 14 to June 23, will be taken up in the meeting.

Punjab farmers to stage dharnas on Jun 12

Punjab farmers to stage dharnas on Jun 12

The Amarinder Singh-led dispensation had formed an expert group to assess the quantum of agricultural debt and suggest ways and to waive it.

Amarinder, top officials pay homage to supercop KPS Gill

Gill, who is credited with crushing terrorism in Punjab, had succumbed to a kidney ailment on May 26 at the age of 82.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh asked to vacate government bungalow on Janpath

The court dismissed the appeal filed by the Congress leader against the March 24 order of the Estate Officer, asking Singh to vacate the Janpath bungalow.

Sikhs assaulted: Punjab CM talks to Rajasthan counterpart

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday spoke to his Rajasthan counterpart Vasundhara Raje to demand strict action against those who assaulted four Sikhs in the desert state last month.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh denies seeking security following Khalistani threats

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday denied he has sought enhanced security in the face of open threats and intelligence inputs that fringe Khalistani elements were targetting him for his stance against their activities.

Dismayed by class 10 results, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today expressed dismay over the "poor" results of class 10 exams conducted by the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB), in which over 40 per cent of the students failed.