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Punjab Congress starts mass contact programme

Punjab Congress on Tuesday launched a mass contact programme from Gurdaspur district to mobilise Dalits against what it alleged anti-people policies of the Parkash Singh Badal government in the state.

Punjab sets up task force on eradicating poverty

The Punjab government on Thursday constituted a task force to work on eradicating poverty in consonance with the initiatives being taken by the NITI Aayog, an official said here.

Will seek rollback of entry tax on sugar in Punjab: BJP

The Punjab unit of BJP Monday slammed ruling alliance partner SAD for imposing an entry tax on sugar procured from other states and said it was not "taken into confidence" about the move.

Bajwa should rechristen his 'padyatra' as 'paschataap yatra': Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday slammed state Congress chief Partap Singh Bajwa for organising a 'padyatra' against the state government, stating that he should "apologise to the people for his party's sins".

When depression strikes, all sounds seem similar

As per a new research, individuals with elevated depressive symptoms have difficulty perceiving all categories of speech, rather than displaying a selective bias towards sad speech.

Modi restoring 'pristine glory' of India: Parkash Singh Badal

 Crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi with launching several pro-poor schemes within a short span of about one year, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday said that "it was just a beginning of restoring the pristine glory of the country".

Kim Kardashian 'so sad' to work on Mother's Day
Kim Kardashian 'so sad' to work on Mother's Day

 Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is "so sad" to be working on Mother's Day, which falls on second Sunday in May.

Moga molestation case: Amarinder to move adjournment motion in LS

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh will move an adjournment motion in the Parliament on Tuesday to discuss the "collapse of law and order situation" in Punjab and demand President's rule in the state.

Moga case: Centre will act after getting report from state

The Centre will take necessary steps after it receives the state government's report on the Moga incident involving molestation of a girl and pushing her to death from a moving bus belonging to a company owned by the state's ruling Badal family.

Rahul Gandhi's visit to Punjab a political gimmick: BJP

BJP and its ally, Akali Dal which are in power in Punjab today attacked Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his visit to food-grain markets in the SAD-BJP ruled state terming it as a "political drama" and an attempt to target the Land Bill.

Congress shedding crocodile tears over farmer issue: Parkash Singh Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday held Congress responsible for farmers' problems and said the party was shedding crocodile tears over the peasant-issue and its rally in New Delhi was a political gimmick.

Punjab govt to provide free insurance cover to fish farmers

 The Punjab government would cover all fish farmers in the state under a free insurance scheme for the financial year 2015-16, an official said here on Thursday.

Punjab on high growth trajectory due to SAD-BJP: Badal

Listing pro-poor schemes initiated by his government, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday said Punjab was on a high growth trajectory due to the initiatives taken by the SAD-BJP alliance.

Parkash Singh Badal wants Centre to introduce crop insurance

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said the central government should introduce a crop insurance scheme at the earliest to protect farmers from losses due to vagaries of weather.

Keen fight between Congress, SAD in Dhuri by-poll on Saturday

 All arrangements have been made for the by-election to Dhuri constituency which is slated for tomorrow and likely to see a tough contest between the ruling SAD and Opposition Congress.

Punjab govt apathetic towards Hindu victims of terror: Shiv Sena

Several activists of Shiv Sena on Sunday took out a protest march here against the alleged apathy of the SAD-BJP government towards those Hindu families who were victims of terrorism in Punjab.

No question of forming coalition with SAD: Congress

The Congress party on Sunday categorically stated that there was no question of forming a coalition with the Shiromani Akali Dal, adding that the grand old party was merely making overtures towards the latter for support against the Land Acquisition Bill, introduced by the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in the Parliament.

Congress reaches out to SAD on Land Acquisition Bill

Congress on Saturday made overtures to Shiromani Akali Dal, the BJP's ruling partner in Punjab, in its fight against NDA's land bill saying it should "open its eyes" and keep the politics aside in the interest of farmers.

Akali Dal MLA, kin acquitted in illegal construction case

 An MLA of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) in Punjab and his family members have been acquitted by a Sessions court here in an eight-year-old case of raising an unauthorised residential colony on agriculture land, less than a year after they were convicted by a lower court.

FM blames wrong policies of UPA for Punjab's 'poor' fiscal health

With the opposition slamming the SAD-BJP government for Punjab's "poor" fiscal health, Finance Minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on Tuesday alleged that the wrong policies of the previous Congress-led regime at the Centre had adversely impacted the state.