18 thousand toilets are being constructed in Sangrur: DC

To prepare a toilet under Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin, the Water Supply and Sanitation department will be given financial benefits to only those eligible beneficiaries who will inform the department by starting the work of the toilets in their home premises before 30 April 2018. 

Dalit Congress members let down by appointment of Navjot Kaur Sidhu: SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said the Congress high command had sprinkled salt on the wounds of genuine Congressmen and members of the scheduled caste and backward communities who were ignored in the recent cabinet reshuffle by appointing Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu as Director Chairperson of Punjab Warehousing Corporation.

Amritsar MP Aujla lobbies for starting direct Amritsar-London flight

Amritsar MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla has initiated a campaign to urge Indian and the UK governments to launch direct flight between Amritsar and London.

Delhi-bound Air India flight experiences turbulence, 3 injured

Delhi-bound Air India flight experiences turbulence, 3 injured. Three passengers sustained minor injuries on Thursday after an Air India flight from Amritsar to Delhi 

Dal Khalsa trashes Indian govt’s demand for legal action against Sikh demonstrators in UK

Dal Khalsa trashed Indian foreign ministry’s demand for legal action against Sikh demonstrators that allegedly torn down Indian tricolour during protest against PM Narendra Modi’s visit to UK to attend Commonwealth heads of Government Meeting. 

Jalandhar man, mother booked in dowry case on complaint of Phagwara girl

On a complaint lodged by Phagwara resident Ridhima the Phagwara police have registered case under section 498A/406 IPC against her Jalandhar resident husband Rajeev Chauhan and his mother Urmila Chauhan on the charges of domestic violence ie torturing her physically and mentally to fulfil their demands of Rs 40 Lac.

No unfairness in selection of new ministers, balance has been mainted: Capt Amarinder Singh

Denying any 'unfairness' in the selection of the new cabinet ministers, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday said adequate representation had been given to all sections and regions, with seniority the key criteria.

Portfolios allotted to Punjab Ministers, CM keeps key departments

Punjab Chief Minister has allotted departments to newly inducted nine ministers. The education minister Aruna Chaudhary has been divested of her prtfolio and is given less important social security, women welfare and Transport department.

Punjab Congress MLA's revolt against CM on being ignored in cabinet expansion

Not happy with selection of MLAs for cabinet berth, several Congress MLAs have revolted against the leadership of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh bringing infighting in the party to open. Chief Minister has included nine members in his cabinet on April 21, most of them loyal to him.

Punjab govt releases Rs 112.78 crore under 'Aashirwad' scheme : Sadhu Singh Dharamsot

The Punjab Government has released the amount of Rs. 112.78 crore under 'Aashirwad' scheme which is given at the time of the marriage of girls belonging to Scheduled Castes/Backward Classes families.

Punjab CM opposes move to merge Chandigarh DSP cadre with Delhi and other UTs

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has opposed the reported move of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to merge the DSP cadre of the Chandigarh Police with the police officers of all Union Territories, including the Delhi Police.

HC issues notice to EC on plea against Akali Dal

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Election Commission and others on a plea seeking cancellation of registration of the Akali Dal as a political party.

Indian woman pilgrim converts to Islam, remarries in Pakistan

 An Indian woman pilgrim from Hoshiarpur district has reportedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based Pakistan national, reports reaching her family in Punjab have indicated.

Capt Amarinder urges Rajnath for comprehensive strategy to tackle emerging extremism in Punjab

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for a comprehensive strategy to tackle the re-emergence of extremism in Punjab, which he said was threatening to once again disturb the peace and stability of the state.

Register criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide - SAD

The Shiromani Akali Dal today demanded registration of a criminal case against former Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating the Sikh genocide even as it asked Congress president Rahul Gandhi to expel leaders like Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar who had executed the massacre of Sikhs in Delhi in 1984. 

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