Punjab Government

SAD cries sacrilege over Guru's picture, Punjab government says charge 'ridiculous'

The SAD on Sunday accused the Punjab government of sacrilege over the 'morphing' of a picture of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh.

Dec 24, 2017, 23:57 PM IST

NIA registers case in killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS shakha) when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Ludhiana last month. He died on the spot while the attackers fled.

Nov 18, 2017, 13:06 PM IST

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.

Jun 13, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

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.

Jun 10, 2017, 19:29 PM IST

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.

May 13, 2017, 17:57 PM IST

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.

Apr 20, 2017, 21:13 PM IST
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.

 

Apr 01, 2017, 19:13 PM IST
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.

Mar 24, 2017, 08:18 AM IST
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.

Mar 22, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

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.

Mar 21, 2017, 18:34 PM IST
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.

Mar 19, 2017, 09:55 AM IST
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.

Nov 17, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

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.

Oct 27, 2016, 00:59 AM IST

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.

Oct 25, 2016, 23:29 PM IST
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.

Oct 05, 2016, 15:55 PM IST

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.

May 19, 2016, 14:08 PM IST
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. 

May 16, 2016, 01:02 AM IST
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. 

Apr 27, 2016, 18:03 PM IST

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.

Jan 04, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

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.

Dec 17, 2015, 22:29 PM IST