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Punjab CM Amarinder Singh seeks Rs 1000 crore flood relief aid from PM Modi

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh seeks Rs 1000 crore flood relief aid from PM Modi

In wake of the flood situation in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking Rs 1000 crore special relief package to address the

Aug 22, 2019, 07:13 AM IST
Flood-hit Punjab declares national calamity; situation worsens in north, improves in south India

Flood-hit Punjab declares national calamity; situation worsens in north, improves in south India

Amid the grim flood situation in Himachal, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Haryana and Delhi, the Cabinet Secretary chaired the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) meeting to review the rescue and

Aug 20, 2019, 19:15 PM IST
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announces Rs 100 crore support for flood-hit areas

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh announces Rs 100 crore support for flood-hit areas

The Chief Minister made these announcements during a tour of the flood-affected areas of Rupnagar, where he evaluated the damage caused by the torrential rains of the past 72 hours and met the people

Aug 19, 2019, 18:46 PM IST
High alert in Punjab after heavy rain forecast, IMD issues warning for Himachal

High alert in Punjab after heavy rain forecast, IMD issues warning for Himachal

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert across the state, after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state

Aug 17, 2019, 09:05 AM IST
Punjab bandh: BJP, Akali, AAP representatives meet

Punjab bandh: BJP, Akali, AAP representatives meet

Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has sought the Prime Minister’s intervention to resolve the matter while SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal held consultations with Delhi LG.  

Aug 13, 2019, 08:58 AM IST
Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan to not back out of commitment on Kartarpur Corridor

Amarinder Singh tells Pakistan to not back out of commitment on Kartarpur Corridor

Pakistan's foreign ministery had said that work on the corridor would progress as per schedule. Recent reports, however, suggest that progress at ground zero has slowed down.

Aug 11, 2019, 16:40 PM IST
Intel agencies sound high alert for Punjab, Rajasthan fearing possible attack from Pakistan

Intel agencies sound high alert for Punjab, Rajasthan fearing possible attack from Pakistan

The Intelligence agencies have asked both the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Air Force to observe high vigilance in areas of Rajasthan nearing Pakistan border such as Jodhpur.

Aug 09, 2019, 12:21 PM IST
Punjab government steps up security after threat of attack by JeM, LeT terrorists

Punjab government steps up security after threat of attack by JeM, LeT terrorists

As per the information received by the state government, Pakistan-based terrorists from groups like Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba may carry out suicide attacks in Punjab.

Aug 07, 2019, 08:49 AM IST
BSF arrests Pakistani intruder from Punjab's Ferozepur district

BSF arrests Pakistani intruder from Punjab's Ferozepur district

He is being questioned by the concerned authorities about his whereabouts and intentions. However, no objectionable item has been recovered from him.

Aug 03, 2019, 11:58 AM IST
Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

Punjab task force seizes heroin, Rs 1.2 crore cash in Pathankot

The Special Task Force (STF) in Punjab seized 1 kg heroin, a Tata Xenon and money amounting to Rs 1.2 crore in a raid in Dinangar road of Pathankot's Mirthal village.

Jul 29, 2019, 15:03 PM IST
Punjab and Haryana High Court bans loudspeakers to curb noise pollution

Punjab and Haryana High Court bans loudspeakers to curb noise pollution

The court, however, relaxed the rules for a period of 15 days in a year for religious and cultural programmes, allowing loudspeakers from 10 pm to midnight.

Jul 26, 2019, 14:57 PM IST
Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Main accused in India's biggest-ever heroin drug haul case dies in police custody in Punjab

Weeks after the biggest ever drug haul was unearthed in Punjab, the main accused in the case died on Sunday in police custody. Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by Customs Department at

Jul 21, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign, faces flak

Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign, faces flak

The posters were reportedly put up by the Hoshiarpur District Election Officer.

Jul 20, 2019, 20:35 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu`s resignation.

Jul 20, 2019, 12:14 PM IST
If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

If Navjot Singh Sidhu does not want to do his job, there's nothing I can do about it: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said that Sidhu was given a new portfolio after much deliberation and instead of accepting his new portfolio, he decided to shun the work in the middle of the crucial paddy

Jul 15, 2019, 15:35 PM IST
Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

Punjab, Haryana chief ministers hold meeting, discuss preventive measures on drugs

The Chief Ministers of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh, and Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar met here on Friday to discuss greater coordination in the battle against drugs, and agreed to hold an inter-

Jul 12, 2019, 18:49 PM IST
Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh talks tough on water wastage, calls for virtual war against growing problem

With the state staring at acute water scarcity, the chief minister reviewed the situation at the second meeting of the Urban Renewal and Reforms Consultative Group and ordered a virtual war against

Jul 11, 2019, 22:03 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh wants charismatic young leader to become Congress president

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said India has a large and growing youth population and it is necessary to find a charismatic Gen Next leader so that the party can earn the trust of young voters. 

Jul 07, 2019, 07:24 AM IST
'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

'Voters only wanted selfies': Sunny Deol faces ire for naming 'representative' in Gurdaspur

Newly-elected Bharatiya Janata Party MP Sunny Deol is facing ire after he appointed his representative to address issues on his behalf in his constituency Gurdaspur. 

Jul 02, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Violent clashes break out in Ludhiana jail, 6 cops, 15 prisoners injured

Sources told Zee Media that the prisoners went on a rampage after the death of Sandeep Sood, who was behind bars in a case related to NSPS Act.

Jun 27, 2019, 19:47 PM IST