Punjab Assembly

HS Phoolka to quit as Leader of Opposition to fight riots cases

HS Phoolka to quit as Leader of Opposition to fight riots cases

AAP legislator H S Phoolka today decided to quit as the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly to continue to appear in courts for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims.

Jul 09, 2017, 15:23 PM IST
Punjab Assembly amends Excise Act, allows hotels on highways to serve liquor

Punjab Assembly amends Excise Act, allows hotels on highways to serve liquor

In December last year, the Supreme Court passed a ruling forbidding sale of liquor within 500 metres of highways, provoking outcry from several states.

Jun 23, 2017, 19:05 PM IST

AAP, Akali Dal legislators walk out of Punjab Assembly

Upset over the treatment meted out to legislators by assembly staff on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal members on Friday walked out of the Punjab assembly on the last day of the budget session.

Jun 23, 2017, 12:25 PM IST

Punjab assembly ruckus leaves staff with broken arm

The marshals, including a woman, alleged that one of them ended up with a fractured arm. 
 

Jun 22, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

Punjab Assembly: AAP, SAD MLAs suspended for a day for creating ruckus

Main opposition Aam Aadmi Party and ally Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLAs were physically removed out of the Punjab assembly here on Thursday by the Marshals after they created a ruckus.

Jun 22, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

Pandemonium prevailed inside the Punjab assembly on Thursday after a Sikh legislator from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that his turban was taken off as marshalls pushed his party legislators out of the house.

Jun 22, 2017, 14:09 PM IST

Punjab to set up fire directorate

Fire Prevention Act would also be enacted by the department: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Jun 15, 2017, 18:18 PM IST

Duration of Budget session too short: AAP MLA HS Phoolka

Leader of Opposition and AAP MLA HS Phoolka on Wednesday said the duration of the upcoming Budget session of the Punjab Assembly was "too short" to discuss matters of public importance.

Jun 07, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected Speaker of Punjab Assembly

Rana Kanwar Pal Singh elected Speaker of Punjab Assembly

Congress' Rana Kanwar Pal Singh was unanimously elected as the Speaker of the Punjab Assembly here on Monday.

Mar 27, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Won't indulge in 'vendetta politics': Captain Amarinder Singh

Won't indulge in 'vendetta politics': Captain Amarinder Singh

Captain Amarinder Singh, who is all set to take over as the Chief Minister after the Congress` splendid win in Punjab, today said that his government would not indulge in vendetta politics.

Mar 12, 2017, 14:43 PM IST
Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Shoe thrown at Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia inside Assembly

Congress MLA Tarlochan Sund hurled shoe at Punjab minister Majithia during the assembly session.

Sep 14, 2016, 11:33 AM IST

Ludhiana's Bains brothers physically moved out of Punjab Assembly

Ludhiana's Bains brothers, the two Independent MLAs who are part of the 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' front of Navjot Singh Sidhu, were on Friday "physically moved out" of the Punjab Assembly for disrupting proceedings.

Sep 10, 2016, 00:12 AM IST
Congress to move no confidence motion against Badal govt in Punjab

Congress to move no confidence motion against Badal govt in Punjab

Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Charanjit Singh Channi wrote a letter to the Secretary, Punjab Assembly on the issue after a CLP meeting here.

Sep 08, 2016, 21:47 PM IST

Punjab's act is gross violation of Supreme Court orders: Manohar Lal Khattar ​

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday described the resolution passed by the Punjab Assembly against construction of SYL canal as "gross violation" of the orders of the Supreme Court.

Mar 18, 2016, 19:48 PM IST

Abohar incident rocks Punjab Assembly, Congress stages walkout

A 27-year-old Dalit man was brutally murdered at the farm house of Shiv Lal Doda in Fazilka's Abohar constituency in December last year.

Mar 11, 2016, 11:38 AM IST

TTP claims responsibility for killing of PML-N leader

Banned Pakistan Taliban on Monday claimed responsibility for the killing of a former minister and ruling party member of Punjab Assembly who was shot dead along with his son and nephew in Punjab province.

Jun 01, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Punjab Assembly budget session from today

The Budget Session of the Punjab Assembly will commence here on Thursday with the opposition Congress set to corner the Parkash Singh Badal-led government on various issues, including the Land Acquisition Bill.

Mar 12, 2015, 08:28 AM IST

Damage to property will invite punishment in Punjab

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.

Jul 22, 2014, 19:37 PM IST

Congress MLAs stage walkout seeking white paper on drug issue

Congress MLAs on Friday staged a walkout in the Punjab Assembly in protest against the state government`s failure to come up with a white paper on cases lodged against drug peddlers and the number of police officers involved in smuggling.

Jul 19, 2014, 00:31 AM IST

Punjab Budget to be presented on July 16

Punjab`s Budget for 2014-15 will be presented on July 16 in the state Assembly.

Jul 05, 2014, 13:22 PM IST