Punjab Assembly

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  • Congress govt has failed to keep its promises, says Sukhbir Badal

    Congress govt has failed to keep its promises, says Sukhbir Badal

    The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today alleged that the Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government had "failed" to keep its poll promises and that farmers in the state were still "waiting" for debt waiver. The government has failed to waive farm loans......

    September 8, 2017
  • AAP leaders detained on way to Amarinder's house

    AAP leaders detained on way to Amarinder's house

    Nearly 100 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leaders, including legislators and an MP, were detained by the Chandigarh Police after they tried to march towards the official residence of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The AAP leaders had organised the protest......

    September 4, 2017
  • Rana KP forms committee to review farmers suicides

    Rana KP forms committee to review farmers suicides

    Punjab Assembly Speaker Rana KP Singh on Friday constituted a Committee to review and prepare a report on farmers suicide in Punjab. An official spokesperson said that the Committee has been constituted in compliance of the resolution put forward by......

    July 7, 2017
  • Forcible eviction: AAP, SAD-BJP seek Punjab Assembly Speaker’s apology

    Forcible eviction: AAP, SAD-BJP seek Punjab Assembly Speaker’s apology

    A day after Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) members were forcibly evicted from the Punjab Assembly, all members of the Opposition, including Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janta Party (SAD-BJP), on Friday staged a walk out from the House to protest against treatment......

    June 23, 2017
  • Party on for bars, hotels along highways as Punjab amends Excise Act for relief

    Party on for bars, hotels along highways as Punjab amends Excise Act for relief

    The Punjab Assembly on Friday approved a special amendment in the Punjab Excise Act, 1914, exempting bars, hotels and marriage palaces from Supreme Court's December order banning liquor sale within 500 metres from national and state highways. As per the......

    June 23, 2017
  • Punjab to implement farm loan  waiver in instalments: Amarinder

    Punjab to implement farm loan waiver in instalments: Amarinder

    With questions being raised over provision of just Rs.1,500 crore for farm loan waiver, Punjab Chief Minister (CM) Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said full implementation of the scheme would require Rs.9,500 crore and farm loans will be settled with......

    June 22, 2017
  • Assembly happenings shocking, says Badal; visits AAP MLAs in hospital

    Assembly happenings shocking, says Badal; visits AAP MLAs in hospital

    Former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Thursday dubbed as "shocking" the unsavoury happenings in the Punjab assembly on Thursday. Two Aam Aadmi Party legislators, including a woman lawmaker, were injured and the turbans of two others were allegedly tossed......

    June 22, 2017
  • Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

    Removal of turban triggers ruckus in Punjab assembly

    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. AAP legislator Pirmal Singh Dhaula came out......

    June 22, 2017
  • Punjab Assembly passes GST, Akali Dal cries foul over White Paper

    Punjab Assembly passes GST, Akali Dal cries foul over White Paper

    Criticising the Captain Amarinder Singh government's move to come up with a White Paper on state's fiscal health, the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday protested in the Assembly when it was not allowed to table its own 'Super White......

    June 19, 2017
  • Punjab Cabinet enhances women reservation 33 to 50 pc

    Punjab Cabinet enhances women reservation 33 to 50 pc

    In a major decision just ahead of the Budget session of Punjab Assembly, the Punjab Cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod for an increase in women reservation in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) from 33 per cent to......

    June 13, 2017
  • AAP to raise farmers' woes to corner Congress govt in Punjab Assembly

    AAP to raise farmers' woes to corner Congress govt in Punjab Assembly

    The AAP is set to corner the Congress government during the budget session, which will start from June 14, on various issues including farmer suicide, farm loan waiver and mining mafia. With several of its MLAs being first-time legislators, the......

    June 11, 2017
  • Punjab assembly session begins on Friday

    Punjab assembly session begins on Friday

    The first session of the 15th Punjab assembly will commence on Friday, officials said. Newly elected members will be administered oath on March 24 and March 27 by pro-tem Speaker Rana KP Singh of the Congress. The election of the......

    March 23, 2017
  • Punjab assembly session begins on Friday

    Punjab assembly session begins on Friday

    The first session of the 15th Punjab assembly will commence on Friday, officials said. Newly elected members will be administered oath on March 24 and March 27 by pro-tem Speaker Rana KP Singh of the Congress. The election of the......

    March 23, 2017