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.

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.

Punjab Budget to be presented on July 16

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

Congress MLAs face litmus test in Punjab Assembly

It will be a litmus test for disintegrated Congress MLAs as they try to project unanimity against roaring ruling Akalis and BJP in the Punjab Assembly beginning here on Monday.

Resolution against India passed in Pakistan`s Punjab Assembly

The Assembly of Pakistan`s Punjab province today passed a resolution against India`s alleged violation of the Line of Control and asked the federal government to raise the issue at international forums.

Punjab Assembly terms Sarabjit Singh a martyr

A special session of the Punjab Assembly on Friday paid homage to Sarabjit Singh.

Punjab Assembly Speaker visits Goa legislature

Punjab Legislative Assembly Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal on Monday visited the Goa legislature.

Punjab Assembly passes 16 bills in absence of Congress MLAs

Punjab Assembly on Monday passed 16 bills, including Punjab Motor Vehicles Taxation (Amendment) Bill 2013 and Punjab Contract Farming Bill 2013 before the House was adjourned sine die.

Tarn Taran thrashing victim attempts to barge into Punjab Assembly

A young woman was thrashed and abused by Punjab Police officials in full public view in Punjab`s Tarn Taran district recently.

Punjab Assembly pays tributes Delhi gang-rape victim

The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday paid rich tributes to the Delhi gang-rape victim and 17 school children, who died recently in a road mishap in Jaladhar.

Punjab budget to be presented on March 20

The Punjab budget for 2013-14 will be presented by Finance Minister Parminder Dhindsa in the state Assembly here on March 20.

Cong MLA quits Punjab Assembly, joins SAD

Sitting Congress MLA Joginder Pal Jain on Wednesday resigned from the Assembly and joined the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal along with his supporters.

SAD-BJP combine`s reconciliation attempts with Congress

The efforts to revoke suspension of a Congress MLA in Punjab assembly yielded no results on Thursday as the state government`s peace emissary was allegedly pushed by protesting opposition members.

Ruckus in Punjab Assembly, Congress MLA suspended

The debate on law and order situation resulted in heated arguments leading to the suspension of a Congress legislator from the House.

Badal describes Amarinder Singh a "famous absentee"

Describing Amarinder Singh as a "absentee", Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the Congress leader had rarely attended assembly sessions.

Punjab Assembly welcomes release of Surjeet

Punjab Assembly welcomed the release of Surjeet Singh, who returned home after spending 31 years in a Pakistan jail.

Ruckus in Punjab Assembly over memorial, Rajoana

Congress members created a ruckus in the House on the two issues first forcing Speaker Charanjit Singh Atwal to adjourn the House for 45 minutes.

Frame a new Constitution: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday demanded the setting up of a constituent assembly to frame a fresh Constitution for the country.

14 women candidates enter Punjab Assembly

SAD had fielded 10, BJP three, Congress 11 and Peoples
Party of Punjab (PPP) three women.

Punjab assembly bans mobile phones in edu centres

The resolution was moved yesterday by legislator Raheela
Khadim of the PML-N, which rules the province.