Greg Pence receives overwhelming support from Sikh community

Sikh Political Action Committee on Sunsday hosted a fundraiser function in support of Greg Pence, elder brother of USA Vice President Mike Pence. Greg is contesting for Congress from 6th district of Indiana. 

Debt waiver: Capt challenges Sukhbir to gherao Parliament

Akali Dal (SAD), led by its president Sukhbir Singh Badal, to encircle (gherao) Parliament to force the Central government to waive off farmers’ debts instead of indulging in theatrics outside the state Assembly on the issue.

Punjab to pay full pay to MBBS doctors during probation period

In a bid to retain talent and overcome shortage of medical staff, the Punjab cabinet on Monday decided that MBBS doctors will now get their full salaries, including all allowances, during probation period.

Punjab cabinet clears decks for CM, ministers and LoP to Pay own income tax

The Punjab cabinet on Monday cleared the decks for its members, led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, to pay their own Income Tax beginning March 2018.

Punjab CM calls CLP meeting on March 20

Punjab Chief Minister and Leader of the House Captain Amarinder Singh has convened a General Meeting of the Punjab Congress Legislature Party (CLP) tomorrow at 3.30 pm at the Punjab Bhawan here.

Authorities take food samples of Cabana Resorts Phagwara, violations detected

After receiving several complaints On the stern instructions of Civil Surgeon Kapurthala Dr H.S.Kahlon a team of Food Administration headed by Assistant Commissioner Food Dr Harjot Pal along with Food Safety Officer Satnam Singh and Senior Medical Officer Dr Davinder Singh inspected  hygienic condition of the renowned Cabana Resorts at Phagwara on Monday and found several violations.

Punjab Government Schools gets 200 more Principals

Punjab Education Department has appointed nearly-200 more Principals (PES Cadre) all over the Punjab in Government Higher Secondary schools aiming to uplift the existing education standard in Government schools.

Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary inaugurates 7th All India women artists contemporary art exhibition 2018

The Punjab Government under the visionary leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has given prominence to women in each sphere and the 50 percent reservation to women in the Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions is a clear cut proof of that." These views were expressed here today at Museum of Fine Arts, Panjab University Chandigarh by the Education Minister, Punjab, Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary on the occasion of inaugurating Artscapes 7th All India Women Artists Contemporary Art Exhibition, 2018. The exhibition would continue till 28th March.

Captain to administer oath against drugs to one lakh volunteers

More than one lakh volunteers from the seven districts of Jalandhar Division would take oath along with the Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on March 23, the martyrdom of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, to be observed as youth empowerment day’ for wiping out the curse of drugs from the state.

Process begins to end Aarhti and Mandi systems in Punjab and Haryana

The process to end the Aarhti (Commission agents) and Mandi system has been initiated in Punjab and Haryana. Now in the both states, farmers, private agencies will be able to purchase and sell the crop directly.

Bikram Majithia trashes STF report on drugs naming him, blames it on Navjot Sidhu

Former minister and SAD general secretary Bikram Singh Majithia is not ready to accept that his name has figured in the STF on drugs formed by Punjab Government while rejecting the report as handiwork of local bodies minister Navjot Sidhu and his wife a former BJP MLA.

Kejriwal's apology to Majithia a bid to reduce defamation burden: Punjab CM

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday dismissed Arvind Kejriwal’s apology to Akali leader Bikram Singh Majithia as an antic that not only reflected the AAP national convenor’s political inexperience but also appeared to be a desperate attempt to reduce the burden of defamation cases against him before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections

Punjab Vigilance probe into Nangal college recruitment scam

The SAD-BJP today threw a bombshell virtually on the eve of the Vidhan Sabha session as the two parties strongly the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana K P Singh to “resign immediately on moral grounds after Local Bodies minister Navjot Sidhu ordered a probe into complaints of a,recruitment scam in the Nangal Pharmacy College in which all 44 posts went to the local Congress workers and their wards, all of them allegedly the Speaker’s loyalists and Congress workers”

Punjab gets Krishi Karman Award for best performance in raising food production

Punjab has been conferred the Krishi Karman Award 2015-16 for best performance in raising country’s food grain production.

Kejriwal should have apologised to Punjab people: Jakhar

The Congress in Punjab on Friday questioned Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over the "hurry" in tendering an unconditional apology to ex-Minister Bikram Singh Majithia for levelling charges of involvement in the drug trade.

Punjab Government releases Rs.690.96 crore for various welfare schemes Life imprisonment till death for Punjab CM's killer Norwegian Envoy meets Punjab CM to discuss investment in various sectors AAP announces state core committee, names of 13 permanent and 8 Ex-officio members added AAP moves private bill for controlling wedding expenses SAD condemns Congress govt for increasing electricity duty Punjab Pollution Control Board to promote compostable carry bags – Beginning made from Golden Temple, Amritsar Illegal encroachments removed from 2000 acres of land in Punjab : Sadhu Singh Dharamsot Power cuts in Punjab a certainty this summer Punjab & Haryana High Court condoles the demise of former Justice A.S. Garg SHO loses job as audio clip on illegal mining goes viral Mobilisation of Drug Abuse Prevention Officers discussed at Ludhiana Power bill to go up as Punjab govt increases electricity duty Punjab Cabinet clears draft Punjab Transparency & Accountability in Delivery of Public Services Bill AAP writes to Speaker demanding extension of Budget session Punjab CM to re-launch anti-drugs drive on Martyrdom Day Punjab Police ordinance 2018 to be presented for enactment during Budget Session Punjab & Haryana High Court condoles the demise of former Chief Justice Mela Ram Sharma Amarinder Singh's one year rule a complete disaster : Kamal Sharma Punjab slashes liquor quota, brings in new licence policy Capt Amarinder gifts development projects worth Rs.199.54 cr for Ludhiana smart city Late Harbans Bhalla’s magnum opus, “Peelay Pattar” released at World Punjabi Conference 9592 Job letters distributed by Capt Amarinder under `Ghar Ghar Rozgar te Karobar’ scheme Punjab Sub -Committee on mining will submit its report in a month: Navjot Singh Sidhu