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News of levying pet tax baseless: Punjab govt

News of levying pet tax baseless: Punjab govt

Earlier in the day, media reports had claimed that Punjab has proposed to levy tax on people keeping pet animals.

Oct 24, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

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.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:03 PM IST
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.

Jul 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2017, 14:47 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

School bus falls into canal in Punjab, seven children killed; compensation of Rs 11 lakh announced

Seven students were killed and 15 others were left injured after a school bus fell into a canal near Amritsar on Tuesday afternoon. 

Sep 21, 2016, 04:52 AM IST
Punjab govt imposes ban on sale of army uniforms

Punjab govt imposes ban on sale of army uniforms

Punjab government today imposed a ban on the sale of army uniforms across the state.

Feb 29, 2016, 09:07 AM IST

Pathankot attack: Punjab to give Rs 25 lakh, job to next of kin of two martyrs

Paying rich tributes to the security personnel who laid down their lives during the Pathankot terror attack, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday announced financial assistance of Rs 25 lakh and government job each for next of kin of two martyrs from the state - Honorary Captain Fateh Singh and Havildar Kulwant Singh.

Jan 05, 2016, 19:07 PM IST

Punjab govt orders probe into desecration of a holy book

The Punjab government on Wednesday ordered a judicial probe into the desecration of a holy book in Faridkot district.

Oct 15, 2015, 00:18 AM IST

Akal Takht condemns police action on Sikh protesters

The supreme temporal body of Sikhs Akal Takht on Wednesday condemned the killing of two youth during the clash between Sikh protesters and police over alleged desecration of a holy book.

Oct 14, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

People will throw Akalis out of power: AAP

 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday hit out at Parkash Singh Badal led government saying people would throw the Akalis out of power for their "dictatorial" attitude, in 2017 state Assembly elections.

Oct 01, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

Moga bus incident: Unions hold protest across Punjab

Members of various Unions on Tuesday held protest across the state seeking cancellation of bus permit and registration of a case against Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal in connection with death of a teenage girl who was allegedly molested and thrown off a bus on April 29 in Moga.

May 12, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

AAP demands President to dismiss Punjab govt over Moga incident

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has submitted a petition to the President demanding the dismissal of the Parkash Singh Badal-led government in Punjab over the Moga molestation incident.

May 03, 2015, 18:15 PM IST

Punjab govt to set up NRI cell in every district

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the government would set up separate NRI cells in every district across the state to facilitate non- resident Indians in getting their administrative works done smoothly.

Dec 28, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

Punjab govt ignored sacrifice of jawans killed in J&K attacks: BJP

BJP on Monday hit out at the Punjab government led by its ally SAD, alleging that while the state ignored the martyrdom of soldiers, it "wasted precious money" on performances by film actors.

Dec 09, 2014, 02:25 AM IST

HC asks Punjab govt to cremate Ashutosh Maharaj in 15 days

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday directed the Punjab government to cremate the body of Ashutosh Maharaj, the chief of Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan, within 15 days in accor

Dec 02, 2014, 13:17 PM IST

Punjab govt to audit accounts of 450 panchayats

The Punjab government has ordered audit of accounts of 450 village panchayats following complaints in the implementation of MNREGA scheme there.

Jun 19, 2014, 20:09 PM IST

Direct subsidy to farmers for buying farm equipments

Punjab government has launched a special scheme to release direct subsidy to farmers, allowing them to purchase agricultural and horticultural implements from any empanelled firm of their choice.

May 30, 2014, 19:19 PM IST

Centre has different yardsticks for non-Cong states: Punjab govt

The Punjab government on Tuesday accused the Centre for following different yardsticks for non-Congress ruled states and asked it to "stop discrimination" against the state on industrial front.

Sep 24, 2013, 22:06 PM IST

Plant more trees: Punjab govt to people

Punjab government today urged people to plant more saplings to make the state greener.

Aug 06, 2013, 21:33 PM IST