Punjab Police confirms Pak drones airdropped arms in Tarn Taran district

Chandigarh, September 25: GPS-fitted drones capable of lifting up to 10 kg flew in from Pakistan seven to eight times to airdrop cache of arms, ammunition and fake currency seized in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district, a police probe revealed on Wednesday. It was the first incident reported in Punjab, in which drones were used to […]

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AAP announces candidates for by-polls in four Assembly seats

Chandigarh, September 25: The Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday announced its candidates for the by-elections in four Punjab Assembly seats. The decision was taken at a core committee meeting of the party. Amandeep Singh Mohi in Dakha, Gurdhian Singh Multani in Mukerian, Mahinder Singh Kachura in Jalalabad and Santosh Kumar Gogi in Phagwara will contest on […]

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CM meets Sonia, apprises her of ‘superb’ performance of Punjab govt

New Delhi, September 13: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday reviewed with Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi the progress in the implementation by his government on the promises made in the party manifesto for the state. The exercise was part of a meeting convened by Sonia with all the Congress chief ministers to assess […]

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Punjab secures 2nd spot for offering logistics ease to investors

Chandigarh, September 12: Punjab has been awarded second in the country in logistics ease by the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The announcement was made during the Board Meeting held in the capital under the Chairmanship of Union Minister Piyush Goyal  today. Thanking the Union Minister for recognizing the various endeavours of state government in […]

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Capt asks Modi to pressure Pak against service charge at Kartarpur Corridor

Chandigarh, September 12: Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s intervention to pressurise Pakistan into withdrawing its proposal to impose a service charge on passage through the Kartarpur Corridor. In a letter to the prime minister, the Chief Minister suggested that the Ministry of External Affairs take up the matter […]

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Inter-Ministerial Central Team visits Punjab, makes holistic assessment of damage

Chandigarh, September 12: A seven member Inter Ministerial Central Team led by the Joint Secretary (CIS), Union Ministry of Home Affairs Anuj Sharma met the top brass of Punjab Government here today at the ISB, Mohali. The purpose of the visit of Central Team was to assess the damage in wake of floods in several […]

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Governor calls on Brahm Mohindra at Fortis after bypass surgery

Chandigarh, September 12: The Punjab Governor and Administrator, UT, V.P. Singh Badnore visited Local Bodies Minister Brahm Mohindra who is recuperating in the CCU of Fortis Hospital, Mohali, after a bypass surgery. The Governor also interacted with Dr. TS Mahant, a renowned cardiac surgeon and his team of doctors attending to Brahm Mohindra to get the […]

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Capt Amarinder to take up visa-free visit to Kartarpur issue with MEA

Sultanpur Lodhi, September 10: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will take up the issue of visa-free visit to Kartarpur with the External Affairs Minister. As per a decision taken on Tuesday by the state cabinet that met here, which also resolved to convene a special session of the state assembly next month on October […]

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Capt blasts Harsimrat for making ‘provocative’ remarks on Akal Takht issue

Sultanpur Lodhi, September 10: Terming her remarks as totally irresponsible and provocative, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday lashed out at Union Minister and Bathinda MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal over her allegations that his government was trying to undermine the authority of Sri Akal Takht. No true Sikh can ever think of showing […]

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Petition challenges Punjab government decision to make six MLAs advisers

Chandigarh, September 10: A day after Punjab Government appointed six MLAs as advisers to Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, their appointments were challenged before the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday. One of the grounds for challenging the impugned order is that it was issued by an authority that was not constitutionally competent. In his petition […]

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