Amarinder follows Badals, legitimises unelected cong leaders in Punjab : Mann

CHANDIGARH: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Punjab president and Sangrur MP, Bhagwant Mann has strongly condemned Captain Amarinder Singh led congress government in Punjab for forcibly imposing the rejected leaders on the people of Punjab just the way SAD-BJP government did during its previous tenures.

Punjab CM restores special family pension for widows of govt employees killed by terrorists

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday restored the Special Family Pension for widows of government employees killed by extremists, and also agreed to extend the Red Card scheme to families of police personnel killed during the militancy period.

Akal Takht Jathedar asks Punjab and center government to release Sikhs who completed jail terms

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh in his message to Sikh Community on eve of Bandi Chhod divas has called to end internal conflict and unitedly work for peace and propserity and to defeat the enemies of Panth. He asked the Sikhs to remain committed to Akal Takht and observe Sikh rehat maryada.

Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple

AMRITSAR: Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.

Seven killed in Punjab road accident

CHANDIGARH: At least seven people were killed and seven others injured in a collision between a Toyota Innova vehicle and a truck in Punjab's Mansa district on Wednesday, police said.

Punjab CM greets people on Diwali ,calls for eco-friendly celebration

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has greeted people on Diwali with the hope that it would be the harbinger of progress and prosperity for one and all.

Rana KP greets people on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas

Speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Rana KP Singh today extended his warm wishes to all the Punjabis living across the globe on the sacred occasion of the festival of lights- Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas.

Sukhbir should own Gurdaspur debacle and remove Majithia to cleanse Punjab Politics: Randhawa

CHANDIGARH: While terming the victory of Congress in Gurdaspur by-poll as historic, Dera Baba Nanak MLA Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has said that Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Badal must take responsibility of SAD-BJP coalition defeat, and should remove Bikram Singh Majithia from all positions in Panthic party.

Punjab Markfed launches 'Kisan Kit' to ensure productivity of wheat crop

CHANDIGARH: In order to enhance the productivity of wheat crop in Punjab, Markfed has launched a 'Kissan Kit' consisting of entire range of Agro Chemicals required from sowing to harvesting of wheat. This kit was jointly launched by Sh. Amarjit Singh Samra, Chairman, Markfed and Sh. Arshdeep Singh Thind, IAS, M.D., Markfed at its Head quarters.  This Kit contains Agro-chemicals required for ten acres.

Punjab CM promises package for border area development, joins Rajnath at martyrs memorial

HUSSAINIWALA (Ferozepur): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh for full central government support to the state’s development programmes for the border areas, including a proposed special package for the region.

Sukhbir Badal asks farmers to unite against autocratic govt

 Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said registration of cases against six farmers for burning paddy stubble in Sangrur district was in itself proof that the Congress government was putting down agitating farmers with a heavy hand despite loud claims of chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh that no cases would be registered against farmers in this regard.

Alwinderpal Singh Pakhoke relieved as SIC

The Punjab Government has issued an order to relieve State Information Commissioner (SIC) Mr. Alwinderpal Singh Pakoke from his duties. His services would be concluded on October, 19, 2017.

Punjab government transfers 2 senior IAS officers

The Punjab Government today issued Transfer/Posting of 2 senior IAS officers with immediate effect.

Punjab Government gives appointment letters to 254 JEs as Diwali Gift- Rana Gurjit Singh

Punjab Government today gives appointment letter to 254 Junior Engineers of Irrigation Department as Diwali Gift to these young people.

AAP condemns day light murder of Ravinder Gosain, demands CBI inquiry into case

Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday condemned the murder of RSS worker Ravinder Gosain and criticized Capt. Amarinder Singh led Congress government for failing to protect the residents of state.

SAD condemns Cong govt for “Diwali” gift of new taxes on urbanites

 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said after proving to be anti-farmer, the Congress government had now proved it was anti-urban also by imposing municipal tax as well as increasing development charges in towns and cities.

Jakhar hails new industrial policy as path-breaking initiative

Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar has welcomed the state’s new industrial policy as a path-breaking initiative by the Captain Amarinder Singh led government to restore investor confidence and revive industry in the state.

Jalandhar Police Commissionerate launches 'City Patrol; scheme to curb crime

JALANDHAR:  In a step aimed at enhancing vigil in the city to keep a check over law and order situation in the city besides strengthening
Police-public connect, the Jalandhar Police Commissionerate today launched the ‘City Patrol’-  a foot patrolling scheme in the city.

Punjab RSS leader Ravinder Gosain shot dead in Ludhiana

LUDHIANA: Two unidentified motorcycle borne persons today morning shot dead RSS leader Ravinder osain in Gagandeep Colony of Basti Jodhewal area here.