Punjab CM

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  • Don't support ban on Padmavati; opposed to all threats: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

    Don't support ban on Padmavati; opposed to all threats: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said today that he neither supported a ban on the movie 'Padmavati' nor backed those issuing threats to its actors and crew. Singh decried attempts by what he claimed were "vested interests" to misinterpret his......

    November 22, 2017
  • Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM Amarinder Singh orders probe

    Punjab factory collapse toll 11, CM Amarinder Singh orders probe

    The death toll in the building collapse of a plastic factory in this Punjab city has risen to 11 and some people are still feared trapped under the debris, Punjab government officials said here. However, Ludhiana Fire Officer D.S. Sandhu......

    November 21, 2017
  • Punjab CM urges Sushma Swaraj to take up Punjab youth’s killing in US

    Punjab CM urges Sushma Swaraj to take up Punjab youth’s killing in US

    Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh on Thursday expressed shock at the killing of a Punjab youth in the US. He also requested Union External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to take up the matter at the highest level. “Shocked at the......

    November 17, 2017
  • Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

    Kejriwal seeks meeting with Amarinder over pollution

    Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday asked his Punjab counterpart Amarinder Singh to meet him in Chandigarh over stubble burning by farmers leading to smog and pollution in the capital and surrounding areas. "Captain Amarinder Singh Sir, I am......

    November 14, 2017
  • Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana, Punjab CMs over pollution

    Kejriwal wants to meet Haryana, Punjab CMs over pollution

    A day after Delhi witnessed its worst 'air quality' and 'smog situation' of the year, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he wished to meet his Haryana and Punjab counterparts to find a solution to pollution in the National......

    November 8, 2017
  • Punjab CM urges Union govt to take up issue of extradition of 10 NRI POs

    Punjab CM urges Union govt to take up issue of extradition of 10 NRI POs

    Amarinder Singh on Monday urged the Union government to take up the issue of extradition of 10 Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) who have been declared proclaimed offenders (POs) in various drug cases, with the authorities in Canada, where they have taken refuge. In......

    October 30, 2017
  • Punjab finds over 2.75 lakh social security pensioners fake, absent or dead

    Punjab finds over 2.75 lakh social security pensioners fake, absent or dead

    Over eighty-two thousand ineligible persons were enjoying benefits of the Punjab government's  social security pension scheme. Even more, 1.93 lakh beneficiaries were found to be dead, absent or have given a wrong address. The verification of all 18.62 lakh beneficiaries......

    October 25, 2017
  • Rahul condemns RSS leader's killing in Ludhiana

    Rahul condemns RSS leader's killing in Ludhiana

    Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday condemned the killing of an RSS leader in Ludhiana, saying "violence is unacceptable" and demanded that the guilty must be brought to book. "I strongly condemn the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai......

    October 18, 2017
  • General Electric offers to set up gas power plant in Punjab

    General Electric offers to set up gas power plant in Punjab

    United States-based multinational General Electric (GE) has offered to set up a 2400 mega watt (MW) gas based power plant in Punjab, delivering power to consumers at Rs 4.81 per unit. The offer was made by the corporate giant to......

    October 12, 2017
  • Ensure paddy procurement within 72 hours: Punjab CM

    Ensure paddy procurement within 72 hours: Punjab CM

    Asking for paddy procurement within 72 hours and payment to farmers within 48 hours , Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said no laxity in procurement operations would be tolerated. Reviewing the progress of ongoing paddy procurement at Mukerian (Hoshiarpur), the CM said......

    October 10, 2017
  • Punjab CM Amarinder killed two birds with one stone: Jha

    Punjab CM Amarinder killed two birds with one stone: Jha

    Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has killed two birds with one stone by fielding Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar for the Gurudaspur Lok Sabha bypoll, BJP national vice-president Prabhat Jha said today. Addressing the media here after induction of AAP leader......

    October 1, 2017
  • Amarinder fudging data on farmer suicides: AAP

    Amarinder fudging data on farmer suicides: AAP

    Punjab's Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira on Tuesday accused Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his government of fudging figures on the growing number of suicides by debt-ridden farmers in the state. Questioning farmer suicide data disclosed by the Chief......

    September 19, 2017
  • Hera Group eyes industrial waste conversion project in Punjab

    Hera Group eyes industrial waste conversion project in Punjab

    Italy’s multi-utility Hera Group has evinced interest in setting up an industrial waste conversion project in Punjab on build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis. This was conveyed to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh by a high-level company delegation that called on him in......

    September 13, 2017