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BJP maintaining double standards on corruption: Congress

Raking up the Punjab National Bank fraud and the Rafale deal with France, the Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP on the issue of corruption saying the country has seen scams, scandals and questionable transactions under the watch of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Centre and BJP-ruled States and .

Punjab Government releases Rs.690.96 crore for various welfare schemes

Acting on the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the Punjab Government has released funds amounting to Rs. 690.96 crore under various welfare schemes, including pension payments, compensation to farmers against crop damage, retirement benefits and medical reimbursement.

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. Punjab Rural Development & Panchayat Minister Mr. Tript Rajinder SIngh Bajwa today received the award from the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi during the function held in New Delhi.

I stand by my allegations against Majithia: AAP MP

AAP MP Sanjay Singh on Saturday said he would contest the defamation case filed by former Punjab minister Vikram Singh Majithia against him even as his boss and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has apologised for alleging that the Akali Dal leader was involved in the drug trade.

BJP dividing country: Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has adopted divide and rule policy by following the ideology of hatred.

Farm income to double by 2022: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said his government's initiatives aimed at creating awareness about latest technological developments in agriculture will double farm income by 2022.

Illegal encroachments removed from 2000 acres of land in Punjab : Sadhu Singh Dharamsot

The Forest and Wildlife Preservation Minister, Punjab, Mr. Sadhu Singh Dharamsot has said that the state government headed by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has launched a campaign to free the forest land from illegal encroachments. As of now, a total of 31000 acres of forest land is under illegal encroachments out of which legal cases are going on concerning 21000 acres while 2000 acres has been freed from illegal encroachments.

SAD condemns Congress govt for increasing electricity duty

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today condemned the Congress government for increasing electricity duty by fifteen per cent with the latest increase of two per cent effected by the cabinet two days back.

AAP delegation meets Vidhan Sabha Speaker to increase the number of proposed sittings for this budget session to at-least 20

The Co-President of Aam Aadmi Party Aman Arora along with party MLAs Kulatar Singh Sandhwan, Adv. Harpal Cheema and Legal Cell head Jastej Singh today gave a memorandum to the speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha to request him to increase the number of proposed sittings for upcoming budget session to at least 20.

AAP moves private bill for controlling wedding expenses

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has moved a private members bill in the forthcoming Budget Session of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha to limit wedding expenses in the State.

Why are India's farmers committing suicide?

Farmer suicides have been taking place across India for years now, and studies of rural distress reveal the deeply-rooted, tenacious causes, such as lack of irrigation, fragmentation of land, unsuitability of seeds and inadequate sources of credit.

Free power will continue,no question of billing farmers : Capt Amarinder

 Lashing out at the Akalis for trying to mislead the citizens of the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday promised total implementation of his party’s election promise on farm debt waiver while categorically ruling out any move to withdraw free power for agriculture.

Punjab CM announces Rs.162 cr of development projects for Shahkot ,Nakodar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced infrastructure project worth Rs. 113 crore for Shahkot area and another Rs 49 crore for Nakodar as part of his government’s development agenda for Jalandhar district.

Punjab CM announces Rs.162 cr of development projects for Shahkot Nakodar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced infrastructure project worth Rs. 113 crore for Shahkot area and another Rs 49 crore for Nakodar as part of his government’s development agenda for Jalandhar district.

Leaders from 19 parties at Sonia's dinner, discuss ways to take on Modi

NEW DELHI: Reflecting the possible line-up against BJP, NCP chief Sharad Pawar, Trinamool Congress' Sudip Bandyopadhyay and DMK's Kanimozhi were among leaders of 19 parties who attended a dinner hosted by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at her residence on Tuesday.

AAP writes to Speaker demanding extension of Budget session

The Aam Aadmi Party has written to the Speaker, Punjab Vidhan Sabha to extend the forthcoming Budget Session starting from March 20 to at least 15 sittings. As of now since the Session is slated till March 28, it is expected to have 6 or 7 sittings only due to a holiday and the week-end between the duration of Session.

Farmers' Long March: Sharad Pawar, Anna Hazare flay BJP

Former union agriculture minister Sharad Pawar and social crusader Anna Hazare on Monday strongly criticized the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the Centre and in Maharashtra for letting down the farmers.

Farmers 'crack whip' on Maharashtra government

For the second time in 10 months, Maharashtra farmers cracked the whip on the government to turn spotlight on the grave agrarian crises gripping the state by completing a long march to the Legislature, here on Monday.

Capt Amarinder not only failed people of Punjab but even his constituents of Patiala : Sukhbir Badal

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today said Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh had not only betrayed people of Punjab but also his constituents of Patiala by failing to to even visit them once in the last one year, forget doing anything for them. 

Mission of organic farming on waste speace in Chandigarh shcool may become reality

CHANDIGARH: After herbal now government as well private schools and colleges in Chandigarh will go organic if the vision of Rahul Sharma turns to reality. “Look at all this wasted space” says he, a city- based organic farm expert- pointing toward 100 of acres in educational institutes in Chandigarh. He embarked upon a vision--why such land should not be used to produce organic food? He planned on community-driven initiative aimed at promoting organic farming on vacant land in schools and colleges where foodscape and landscape can go side by side.


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