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Punjab to increase women quota in local bodies

The enhancement of women reservation quota in the PRIs and urban local bodies is aligned to a key election promise.

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 govt shuffles 19 IAS, 43 PCS officers

Vikas Garg, special secretary, health and family welfare has been posted as special secretary agriculture, an official spokesman said here.

Amarinder Singh meets PM Modi, seeks nod to sell power to Pakistan, Nepal

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s intervention to allow the Punjab government to sell surplus power to Pakistan or Nepal in the financial interest of the cash-strapped state.

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Crackdown on illegal mining increased sand prices: Punjab govt

Punjab government today said crackdown on illegal mining has led to spike in prices of sand and gravel in the state and will come down after more legal mines become operational.

 

The Kapil Sharma Show: No 'conflict of interest' in ‘minister’ Navjot Singh Sidhu’s continuation on TV, says Punjab AG

The Kapil Sharma Show: No 'conflict of interest' in ‘minister’ Navjot Singh Sidhu’s continuation on TV, says Punjab AG

Navjot Singh Sidhu was made the Minister for Local Government, Tourism, Cultural Affairs, Archives and Museums.

Pak court asks for final arguments in Saeed's detention case

Pak court asks for final arguments in Saeed's detention case

A Pakistani court has directed the Punjab government and the JuD counsel to present their final arguments on March 27 on a petition challenging the detention of Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and four others under the anti-terrorism law.

Bihar ministers, MLAs favour doing away with beacon lights

Appreciating Punjab's initiative to do away with beacon lights on vehicles of ministers, MLAs and bureaucrats, ministers and legislators in Bihar cutting across party lines today favoured the same in the state.

Congress hails Amarinder Singh for waging war against 'VIP Culture'

Congress hails Amarinder Singh for waging war against 'VIP Culture'

Hailing the decision of newly formed Punjab government to completely shun the VIP culture, the Congress has called on the entire nation to support this decision, adding that the grand old party will fulfill its promises made to people of the state, unlike BJP.

Shiromani Akali Dal indulging in  SYL vote bank politics: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Shiromani Akali Dal indulging in SYL vote bank politics: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Thursday said the Punjab Government and especially the Shiromani Akali Dal are indulging in vote bank politics over Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue.

Punjab to procure vaccine to prevent cervical cancer

Punjab will launch a free of cost vaccination programme to "eradicate" the "curse" of cervical cancer after the MoU is inked.

Punjab government regularises 30,000 temporary staff in service ahead of assembly elections

Just about three months ahead of the assembly elections, the Punjab government on Tuesday announced the regularisation in service of over 30,000 temporary staff with immediate effect.

States start looking for consultants for GST

States start looking for consultants for GST

States have started scouting for tax consultants to advise them on technical aspects of the goods and services tax (GST), which is planned to be rolled out from April next year.

Punjab Government has told Banks to write-off the Rs.5,000 Crore loan money

Punjab Government has told Banks to write-off the Rs.5,000 Crore loan money. Watch complete news story of Share Bazaar and stay updated with the latest trends and statistics in the stock market, commodity market and share market!

Aam Aadmi Party accuses Badal govt of trying to suppress protest

Aam Aadmi Party accuses Badal govt of trying to suppress protest

AAP had planned to gherao Badal's residence in Chandigarh tomorrow on the issue of alleged food grain scam and farmers' suicide. 

Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan jumps into Kohinoor controversy, says diamond was gifted to England

Pakistan's Punjab government on Wednesday jumped into famour Kohinoor controversy and said that the renowned giant diamond was handed over to Britain following an agreement reached with the East India Company in 1849. 

Punjab to demand sensitive status for border shared with Pakistan

The deputy chief minister said the Punjab government was also chalking out a strategy to prepare a second-in-line defence security cover on Pakistan borders.

Punjab mulling to implement organ transplantation Act: Anil Joshi

Punjab Government is mulling to to implement a state-specific organ transplantation Act to facilitate smooth transfer of vital organs.

Punjab makes cashless health insurance mandatory for staff

 The Punjab government has made cashless health insurance scheme mandatory for all government employees and pensioners, a state government spokesman said here on Sunday.

As Parkash Singh Badal clears deck, CBI to probe sacrilege cases

The Punjab government wants these heinous crimes to be thoroughly probed in an atmosphere of 'complete trust'.