Punjab

Eid ul-Fitr celebrated with fervor in Gurdaspur, Punjab

Punjab News Express/Pardeep Luthra
GURDASPUR : Eid ul fitr was celebrated with enthusiasm and feveor at International headquarters of Ahmadiyya muslim community at Qadian town in Gurdaspur district today. Molala Inam Gori led the eid praher in Aqsha mosque in which thousands of muslim from different parts of the country and abrot took part in the namaz.

Teesta III - A failed example of Public Private Partnership -- AIPEF

Punjab News Express/Vinod Gupta
CHANDIGARH : Punjab, Haryana , UP and Rajasthan have refused to accept the high cost power from 1200 MW Teesta III hydro project in Sikkim at the escalated tariff of about Rs. 6 per unit instead of original Rs. 1.92 paise per unit .

Punjab, Haryana celebrate Eid

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Amid tight security, the Muslim community celebrated Eid in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh on Monday.

AAP demands to conduct survey of illegal mining to prevent natutal disasters

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Due to changing Geographical conditions in Illegal Mining affected areas of Punjab, an expert survey should be conducted in these areas to take preventive measures to anticipate natural disasters, as a result of blind illegal mining.

Punjab CM greets people on Eid-Ul-Fitr

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder has extended his warm greetings to the people, especially the Muslims, of Punjab on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.

More than 5000 people trapped on Makora Pattan Island

Punjab News Express/Manan Saini
GURDASPUR: More than 5500 people are virtually trapped on the “Island” falling along with the Indo-Pak border in district Gurdaspur. The temporary pontoon bridge was dismantled on Monday and the people remain dependable on a single boat provided by the Punjab government.

SAD-BJP blasts Punjab FM Manpreet Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) - Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) today blasted finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal for engineering a fake loan waiver which does not give any relief to poor farmers even as it asked him to tell Punjabis why he had played a cruel joke on them by making promises without keeping any provisions in the budget to implement the same.

Punjab Congress blames Sukhbir Badal for Vidhan Sabha violence, AAP MLAs novice

Jakhar hails Capt Amarinder Singh for loan waiver and disbanding truck unions
Punjab News Express/Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar today expressed his concern over untoward incidents in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha during Budget session and blamed the Shiromani Akali Dal(SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal for forced eviction of opposition MLAs and scuffle between AAP MLAs and marshals.

Fastway cable network evaded tax to the tune of Rs.640 crores: Navjot Sidhu

Punjab News Express/Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: Navjot Singh Sidhu local bodies and tourism minister today said that Punjab government has initiated action against Fastway Cable network which has stake of Badal family. The Fastway has evaded tax to the tune of Rs.640 crores by fudging figures of connections and not paying entertainment and various other taxes.

Punjab Governor refers matter of taking action against Sukhbir Badal to Privilege committee

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Vidhan Sabha speaker Rana K.P.Singh today forwarded to privilege committee the resolution adopted by Vidhan Sabha to taken punitive action against SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal for his act of denigrating the seat of Speaker and using derogratory language against the chair.

Ruling Congress Responsible for Ruckus in State Assembly: Chhina

Punjab News Express
AMRITSAR : Bhartiya Janata Party former vice president and state executive member Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina today squarely blamed ruling Congress leaders for creating unhealthy environment on the floor of the state assembly that led to the injuries and disgrace to men and women MLAs belonging to opposition Aam Adami Party. He said it was unprecedented that the MLAs including women would be so much humiliated and this speaks volumes of the egoistic attitudes of the Congress leaders.

AAP, Akali Dal legislators walk out of Punjab assembly

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Upset over the treatment meted out to legislators by assembly staff on Thursday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Shiromani Akali Dal members on Friday walked out of the Punjab assembly on the last day of the budget session.

Jakhar reminds Badal of the Akali assault on then Speaker Minhas in 1986

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Punjab Congress president Sunil Jakhar has hit out at Akali supremo Parkash Singh Badal for taking a high moral stand on the unfortunate incidents that occurred today in the state assembly, conveniently forgetting his party’s obnoxious behavior in the House in the past, in which he himself had actively participated.

Punjab Government orders probe into alleged bungling of crores of rupees by Jheurheri Panchayat in Mohali

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered an inquiry into the alleged scam related to purchase of land in district Fatehgarh Sahib by Gram Panchayat, Jheurheri, in which amount of Crores of Rupees was embezzled.

Congress lashes out at ‘competitive hooliganism’ of AAP-Akalis in Vidhan Sabha

Punjab News Express 
CHANDIGARH: Punjab Congress legislators today lashed out at the Aam Aadmi Party and the Shiromani Akali Dal for indulging into ‘competitive hooliganism’ inside the Punjab Vidhan Sabha where they, by turns, tried to jump the security cordon in an aborted attempt to assault the Speaker and misbehaved with the watch and ward staff, particularly the female members.

Former Punjab CM Badal Visits AAP Legislators in Hospital

Punjab News Express 
CHANDIGARH: Former Chief Minister of Punjab Sardar Parkash Sigh Badal today against the authorities in the Sector 16 for the utterly inhuman treatment being meted out to two AAP legislators who had been admitted following serious injuries inflciuted on them by the watch and ward staff of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha and members of the Punjab Police

Rana KP has insulted Sikhs and Sikhism by ordering tossing and trampling of turbans – SAD

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said Vidhan Sabha Speaker Rana KP had insulted the “Sikh quom” by ordering bouncers to toss and trample upon turbans of Sikh legislators in the assembly solely to please his Congress masters.

Capt Amarinder flays rowdy behaviour of SAD,AAP in Assembly

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Amid continuing ruckus and disruptions by both, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in the Vidhan Sabha, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday lashed out at the opposition for their atrocious behaviour which smacked of hooliganism.

Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH : Pandemonium prevailed inside the Punjab assembly on Thursday after a Sikh legislator from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alleged that his turban was taken off as marshalls pushed his party legislators out of the house.

Punjab CM sets up five member house committee to cover landless farm labourers under debt waiver scheme

Punjab News Express
CHANDIGARH :  Punjab Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh today said that state government has no record of landless farm labourers who could not be covered under farmers debt waiver scheme.    

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