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  • Punjab Congress announces massive statewide agitation over SYL

    Punjab Congress announces massive statewide agitation over SYL

    Upping the ante on the SYL issue, the Punjab Congress on Friday announced a massive action plan to protest against the Badal government’s failure to protect the interests of Punjab on the SYL issue, even as party MLAs, shouting anti-Modi and anti-Badal......

    November 11, 2016
  • Amarinder Singh resigns from LS over SYL verdict

    Amarinder Singh resigns from LS over SYL verdict

    Minutes after the Supreme Court announced its verdict on the controversial and long-pending SYL issue, Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday resigned his Lok Sabha seat, even as all party MLAs quit their assembly seats, in protest against......

    November 10, 2016
  • K Mittal sworn in as Lokpal Punjab

    K Mittal sworn in as Lokpal Punjab

    Punjab Governor V P Singh Badnore on Thursday administered the oath of office and secrecy to former Chief Justice of Rajasthan Justice (Retd.) S K Mittal as Lokpal of the state at Punjab Raj Bhawan in the presence of Chief......

    November 10, 2016
  • Setback for Punjab as SC strikes down law axing water-sharing

    Setback for Punjab as SC strikes down law axing water-sharing

    In a setback to Punjab, the Supreme Court on Thursday held as unconstitutional the state's 2004 law intended to deny Haryana its share of Sutlej-Yamuna water. Holding the Punjab Termination of Agreement Act, 2004, not in conformity with the provisions......

    November 10, 2016
  • Setback for Punjab as SC strikes down law axing water-sharing

    Setback for Punjab as SC strikes down law axing water-sharing

    In a setback to Punjab, the Supreme Court on Thursday held as unconstitutional the state's 2004 law intended to deny Haryana its share of Sutlej-Yamuna water. Holding the Punjab Termination of Agreement Act, 2004, not in conformity with the provisions......

    November 10, 2016
  • Badal accuses Congress of inciting communal tensions in Punjab

    Badal accuses Congress of inciting communal tensions in Punjab

    Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday accused the Congress of inciting communal tensions in the state for its vested political interests. Interacting with reporters after sharing condolences with the family of slain senior Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader......

    September 23, 2016
  • Punjab to issue spl securities of Rs.559 cr under UDAY

    Punjab to issue spl securities of Rs.559 cr under UDAY

    Punjab Government has proposed to issue special securities of Rs.559.12 crore under the Centre's Ujjwal Discom Assurance Yojana (UDAY) scheme. Allotment of securities and settlement will take place on September 23, the Reserve Bank said in a statement. The special securities......

    September 19, 2016
  • New political party 'Saadi Soch' launched in Punjab

    New political party 'Saadi Soch' launched in Punjab

    A new political party, 'Saadi Soch', was launched on Friday in Punjab with its office-bearers assuring to offer "a fresh and clean option" to the people of the state ahead of the 2017 Assembly election. The party was floated here......

    September 16, 2016
  • 2016 Kabaddi World Cup's logo unveiled

    2016 Kabaddi World Cup's logo unveiled

    Sports Minister Vijay Goel and International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) President Janardan Singh Gehlot on Wednesday formally unveiled the logo of the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup, to be held at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad from October 7 to 22. A total of......

    September 14, 2016
  • Sidhu, wife formally quit BJP ahead of Punjab polls

    Sidhu, wife formally quit BJP ahead of Punjab polls

    Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu and his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu on Wednesday formally resigned from the party, days after the cricketer-turned-politician had formed his own political outfit—Awaaz-e-Punjab, media reports said. According to reports, Sidhu sent his resignation......

    September 14, 2016
  • We will make Punjab farmers debt free by 2018: AAP

    We will make Punjab farmers debt free by 2018: AAP

    Aiming to target a major vote bank in the state, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday promised to make farmers in Punjab debt free by end of 2018 if the party was voted to power in assembly elections early......

    September 11, 2016
  • Car hits Arvind Kejriwal's vehicle in Punjab

    Car hits Arvind Kejriwal's vehicle in Punjab

    Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convener Arvind Kejriwal's car was involved in a minor accident on Friday near Jalandhar on the second day of his Punjab tour, police said. The Toyota Innova multi-utility vehicle (MUV) was slightly......

    September 9, 2016
  • Kejriwal arrives in Punjab on four-day visit, faces protests

    Kejriwal arrives in Punjab on four-day visit, faces protests

    Delhi Chief Minister and AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal arrived in Punjab on Thursday and faced protests at the Ludhiana railway station. The protesters shouted slogans against Kejriwal and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the station where he arrived by......

    September 8, 2016