Punjab govt

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  • Farmers to block road in Punjab tomorrow

    Farmers to block road in Punjab tomorrow

    Seven farmers' outfits will block traffic in Punjab tomorrow to press for their demand for complete farm debt waiver by the state government. The outfits including Bhartiya Kisan Union (Ekta - Ugrahan), BKU (Dakonda), Kirti Sangharsh Committee, BKU (Krantikari) and......

    February 6, 2018
  • Clear stand on farm loan waiver: Congress

    Clear stand on farm loan waiver: Congress

    Punjab Congress dares Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) to come clean on their stand over waiving of farmers' debts on Friday. Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar accused the SAD for failing on loan waiver during their ten-year rule. He questioned the......

    January 13, 2018
  • ‘Give total farm loan waiver’

    ‘Give total farm loan waiver’

    The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday demanded complete loan waiver for all farmers including labourers and Dalits. A SAD-BJP delegation urged Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore to direct the Congress led state government to......

    January 13, 2018
  • Uphill task for Punjab govt to fulfil poll promises

    Uphill task for Punjab govt to fulfil poll promises

    Encouraged by the win in Punjab civic poll, the nine-month-old cash-strapped government has a huge burden to meet, the promises made to people in its Assembly poll manifesto and vision document released just ahead of civic polls. According to sources,......

    December 26, 2017
  • Captain's Mumbai visit cost state Rs 25 lakh

    Captain's Mumbai visit cost state Rs 25 lakh

    At a time when the cash strapped Punjab government is making efforts to save money, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's two day long visit to woo inventors in Mumbai in April has cost `25 Lakh to the state exchequer. As......

    December 24, 2017
  • Punjab Govt trying to suppress our voice, says Akali Dal

    Punjab Govt trying to suppress our voice, says Akali Dal

    The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday accused the ruling Congress government for trying to suppress the voice of  Akali workers. He accused the government of resorting to 'repression tactics' to  distract attention from failed-unfiled-poll promises.......

    December 10, 2017
  • Ahead of civic polls, farmers to highlight govt's failure

    Ahead of civic polls, farmers to highlight govt's failure

    With less than one week left for the high stake civic polls in Punjab, the farmers are on the streets to highlight unfulfilled -poll promises made by Amarinder government in the state. The leaders of Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) have......

    December 10, 2017
  • Nearly 4,000 jobs in Punjab power sector soon: Govt

    Nearly 4,000 jobs in Punjab power sector soon: Govt

    The Punjab government on Wednesday made it clear that nearly 4,000 jobs will be created under Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) and Punjab State Transmission Corporation Limited (PSTCL) soon. The state Power and Irrigation minister made this disclosure on......

    December 6, 2017
  • Punjab hands over seven targeted killing cases to NIA

    Punjab hands over seven targeted killing cases to NIA

    The Punjab government said that it had decided to hand over seven cases to the NIA keeping in mind the possible "national and international ramifications" of a conspiracy behind the targeted killings in the state. It was decided to transfer......

    December 1, 2017
  • Punjab govt introduces policy to end monopoly of truckers

    Punjab govt introduces policy to end monopoly of truckers

    Taking a step forward to end truckers’ cartelisation in Punjab, the state government on Friday notified the Punjab Goods Carriages (Regulation and Prevention of Cartelization Rules), 2017 policy, barring goods carriage operators from forming cartels in the state. An official......

    November 24, 2017
  • Punjab merges primary schools having less than 20 students

    Punjab merges primary schools having less than 20 students

    The Punjab education department on Saturday decided to merge the  primary schools having less than 20 students, with those situated within one kilometer (km) radius. Interestingly, as many as 47 such schools facing merger have less than five students. The department has......

    October 21, 2017
  • Truckers set truck on fire in Punjab town to oppose ban on unions

    Truckers set truck on fire in Punjab town to oppose ban on unions

    <p>The truck was set ablaze by the Nakodar Truck Union members.</p>

    August 2, 2017
  • RERA gets lukewarm response, builders may face penalty

    RERA gets lukewarm response, builders may face penalty

    <p>Builders have been told that they will have to face penalty after 31 July, the deadline for the registration under RERA Act.</p>

    July 23, 2017