Punjab

SAD demands immediate registration of criminal case against Sukhpal Khaira

 The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today demanded immediate registration of a criminal case against leader of opposition party (LOP) Sukhpal Singh Khaira for casting aspersions on the character of Barnala brutality victim Jaswinder Kaur.

Vigilance registers disproportionate assets case against SDO of Irrigation department

The Punjab Vigilance Bureau had registered a case against Sub-Divisional Officer (SDO) Kamikar Singh of Irrigation Department posted at Dam wing Patiala for amassing huge wealth than the disclosed sources of his income.

Deputy speaker British Columbia class on speaker Punjab to explore possibilities between two legislative assemblies

 Deputy Speaker of British Columbia Legislative Assembly Mr. Raj Chouhan today called upon the Speaker Punjab Legislative Assembly Rana KP Singh to explore the possibility of establishing a mutual arrangement or partnership agreement between Legislative Assemblies of the both states. He also conveyed congratulations to Chief Minister Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh on the behalf of Premier of British Columbia Mr. John Horgan for winning the confidence of the people.

South Korean delegation calls on Channi to provide employment avenues to Punjabi youth

The Punjab Government is making all round efforts to provide skill training to the youth of the state and provide them job opportunities at both home and abroad. As part of this initiative a delegation from South Korea today called on the Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister, Punjab, Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi. The delegation included Chief of Daora Trading Company of South Korea Seong G. Kim and CEO of Biotrack International Hee Seung Kang.

Capt Amarinder sees next phase of growth for congress in Rahul's elevation

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has extended his heartiest congratulations and warmest wishes to the new Congress president, Rahul Gandhi, saying his elevation would trigger the next phase of the party’s growth.

Directions to DGP & Chief Secretary for ensuring safety of school children &making way for ambulances

The Punjab State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has in a letter instructed the Director General of Police and the Chief Secretary to ensure that in the event of a protest/demonstration barricades must be erected on a side so as to make way for the buses carrying school children as well as the ambulances thus ensuring their safety and security.                                                       

Let's resolve not to block highways,Punjab CM appeals to all political parties

Lashing out at the Akalis for indulging in street politics at the cost of people’s welfare, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday called upon all political parties to resolve not to block highways but to find alternate ways to protest.

Sikander Singh Maluka appointed as new president of SAD Kisan Wing

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal today appointed former cabinet minister and party Bathinda district president Sikander Singh Maluka as President of the SAD Kisan Wing.

VB arrests engineer Harwinder Singh involved in irrigation scam

 State Vigilance Bureau today arrested retired chief engineer Harwinder Singh involved in the irrigation scam after his surrender today in the trial court at SAS Nagar.

Punjab Players continue to shine in National School Games

The players from Punjab continue to shine at the 63rd National School Games events being held in different parts of the country. In the boxing events at Dehradun in U-17 category boys and girls from Punjab have won 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 2 Bronze.

Protest march against reservation by general category employees

Members of the General Categories Welfare Federation, Punjab, today took out a massive rally in protest against the reservation. Thousands of employees including women and general public participated in the rally.

Punjab govt not to stop screening of Padmavati, against media censorship,says Capt Amarinder

MOHALI: Asserting that his government was against any kind of media censorship, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday reiterated his commitment to providing level playing field to all media organisations, while making it clear that he would not stop the screening of the controversial film ‘Padmavati’ in the state.

If you can't ,we will fund Martyrs' education : Capt Amarinder to Defence Minister

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday offered to foot the Bill for the educational expenses of children of martyrs and those disabled in action, while promising that the Congress would do everything in its power for the defence veterans if it came to power at the Centre.

Ex-Army Chief VP Malik calls for involvement of civilians to tackle terror situations

Former Army Chief General VP Malik on Saturday called for the involvement of civilians to tackle terrorist situations that cannot necessary be handled with military power alone.

Capt Amarinder hopes Military lit fest would help motivate youngsters to join Army

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday brought the curtains down on India’s first Military Literature Festival with the hope that it would be instrumental in motivating the youth to join the Army in the interest of their nation’s security.

Totally against media censorship,won't stop screening of Padmavati : Capt Amarinder

Asserting that his government was against any kind of media censorship, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday reiterated his commitment to providing level playing field to all media organisations, while making it clear that he would not stop the screening of the controversial film ‘Padmavati’ in the state.

People of Gujarat would punish Congress for Aiyyar, Digvijay, Tewari's objectionable utterances against PM: Chugh

Reacting strongly to Congress leaders' insulting, improper and unparliamentary utterances against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP National Secretary Tarun Chugh today said that the electorate of Gujarat have always respected and loved PM Modi and would vote against Congress as a mark of protest.

Fake recruitment in Punjab Police IT Wing,: VB arrests accused ASI Sanjeev Kumar

CHANDIGARH: State Vigilance Bureau today arrested ASI Sanjeev Kumar (No. 572/W) involved in the of fake recruitment of six persons in IT and Telecommunications wing of the Punjab police who had collected illegal gratification of Rs 28.50 lakh to hand over 'jobletters' to them.

Punjab to start new short term skill development courses : Charanjit Singh Channi

 To provide better employment opportunities to the youth of Punjab, the state government has decided to start new short term courses of skill development and entrepreneurship. While confirming the development, Technical Education and Industrial Training Minister Mr. Charanjit Singh Channi said that along with the commencement of new short-term courses, the state government has also focused to pave the way of unemployed Punjabi youth for better placements on national and international levels.

Punjab Government ensuring full respect for serving,Veteran Defence personnel : Capt Amarinder

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said his government was committed to ensuring that serving and veteran defence personnel get due respect and recognition, and hoped that other governments would follow suit.

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