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Debt ours now, waiver spread over 5 yrs: CM

Debt ours now, waiver spread over 5 yrs: CM

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab June 21, 2017 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 Rs 8,500 crore — this is the total debt of 8.75 lakh small and marginal farmers and 1.45 lakh farmers with additional sources of income in Punjab, being waived by the Congress government in five annual instalments. In an interview to The Tribune, Chief Minister Capt AmarinderRead More

Education first, no more free pilgrimage: Manpreet

Education first, no more free pilgrimage: Manpreet

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 9:01 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 With educational institutions across the state struggling for funds, there will be no free pilgrimage. The ‘Mukh Mantri Tirath Darshan Yatra Scheme’ stands scrapped, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal told the Punjab Vidhan Sabha today. He was replying to a query by Firozepur MLA Parminder Pinki duringRead More

Cong, Akali MLAs trade barbs over drugs, mining

Cong, Akali MLAs trade barbs over drugs, mining

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 9:00 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 The Vidhan Sabha today witnessed a direct fight between Congress and the Akali-BJP legislators, while the main Opposition party, AAP, largely confined itself to the debate on the Budget proposals. Akali Dal MLAs, led by party president Sukhbir Singh Badal, staged a walkout and the House hadRead More

AAP’s woman MLA star debater

AAP’s woman MLA star debater

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 Even as the experienced speakers of the Aam Aadmi Party and the Lok Insaaf Party were unable to attend the Assembly today due to their suspension over alleged unruly behaviour, the alliance held its fort strongly during the debate on the Budget. Led by the Leader ofRead More

‘Beggar’ remark pits Badal against Badal in Punjab

‘Beggar’ remark pits Badal against Badal in Punjab

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 A remark regarding beggars made by Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal while addressing the plight of debt-ridden farmers in the agrarian state has made him the target of his estranged cousin and opposition Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal. Sukhbir Badal on Wednesday condemned the FinanceRead More

Youth poisons four siblings, self with burgers in Punjab

Youth poisons four siblings, self with burgers in Punjab

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh,  A 21-year-old barber poisoned to death his four siblings with burgers in Punjab’s Kapurthala town before committing suicide himself, police said on Wednesday, citing poverty as the reason. Two more siblings of the barber, who ate the poison-laced burgers, were admitted to the Kapurthala Civil Hospital and doctors saidRead More

Punjab Assembly sees Sidhu-Majithia spat during budget discussion

Punjab Assembly sees Sidhu-Majithia spat during budget discussion

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 8:55 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 21 The Punjab Assembly on Wednesday witnessed a spat between Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu and SAD MLA Bikram Singh Majithia during the discussion on the budget. Earlier, the House was adjourned for half an hour as SAD MLAs led by party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal stagedRead More

Notice to SAD leader, kin over FEMA ‘violations’

Notice to SAD leader, kin over FEMA ‘violations’

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 21, 2017 at 8:53 pm 0 comments

Jalandhar, June 21 Having found violations of Foreign Exchange Management Act, the Enforcement Directorate has issued show-cause notices to SAD leader Jarnail Singh Wahid, his wife Rupinder Kaur Wahid, son Sandeep Singh Wahid and directors of his sugar mill, while giving them the last opportunity of being heard on theRead More

PUNJAB GOVERNMENT TO SET UP NORTH INDIA’S FIRST SKILL DEVELOPMENT UNIVERSITY AT CHAMKAUR SAHIB

PUNJAB GOVERNMENT TO SET UP NORTH INDIA’S FIRST SKILL DEVELOPMENT UNIVERSITY AT CHAMKAUR SAHIB

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 20, 2017 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 20: The Punjab Government has announced to establish the first Skill Development University of North India at Chamkaur Sahib. The Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had earlier accorded his approval to set up World Class Skill Development University at Chamkaur Sahib and the announcement regarding the sameRead More

RANA GURJEET THANKS CM AND FM FOR MAKING SPECIAL PROVISION FOR POWER AND IRRIGATION

RANA GURJEET THANKS CM AND FM FOR MAKING SPECIAL PROVISION FOR POWER AND IRRIGATION

Breaking news, Latest headlines, Punjab, slider June 20, 2017 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

Chandigarh, June 20 Power and Irrigation Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh extended gratitude towards Chief Minister Punjab Capt. Amarinder Singh and Finance Minister, Punjab Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal for making special provisions for Power and Irrigation sectors in the annual budget for 2017- 18, which was presented today in Punjab Assembly.Read More