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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