The Punjab government wants the Centre to increase the state's borrowing limit by Rs 10,000 crore to fund the debt waiver scheme
According to the Punjab government, the ITC food park would generate around 5,000 jobs for the people of the state.
Speaking at the Independence Day celebrations here after unfurling the national flag, the chief minister also announced the launch of a recruitment campaign for the government sector to fill all critical vacant posts.
Despite plentiful rains in most parts of the country, monsoon has been patchy in some areas of Punjab and Maharashtra, prompting the two state governments to initiate steps to stop pest attacks.
Mahindra & Mahindra Managing Director Pawan Goenka during his meeting with the chief minister said that his group was keenly interested in promoting electric vehicles in Punjab. He suggested a scheme to bring in electric taxis to propagate green energy and generate employment in the state.
Eight states including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Bihar have delayed the approval of project reports for flood control
The Punjab Assembly today passed a Bill to enable hotels, restaurants and other notified places near highways in the state to supply alcohol.
There are three-four concerns on the GST, one is unleashing of Inspector Raj. To enforce compliance of the provisions, unrestricted powers have been given to inspectors under the garb of anti-profiteering clause.
The education sector got a huge boost in the state budget this year with Rs 21 crore earmarked for reforming the infrastructure of primary schools.
After Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, Punjab waives off loans. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, MR Rao, MD & CEO of Bharat Financial Inclusion spoke about the share of loans in UP, Maharashtra and Punjab.
After Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh, Punjab waives off loans. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, HP Singh, Founder & MD of Satin Creditcare Network gave the reality check.
Speaking at the Assembly, the chief minister noted the move would benefit 10.25 lakh farmers, including 8.75 lakh farmers up to 5 acres.
He said former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and deputy CM Sukhbir Singh Badal were "responsible" for this contract.
Opposition parties -- Aam Aadmi Party, Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP -- have been demanding immediate dismissal of Irrigation and Power Minister Rana Gurjit Singh over allegations of "impropriety".
The inquiry has been handed over to Justice (Retd) J S Narang, who would submit his report within one month.
In his condolence message, the Punjab chief minister said Gill's role in restoring peace and stability to Punjab cannot be undermined or forgotten.
An IPS officer, Gill was the chief of Punjab Police from 1988 to 1990 and 1991 to 1995. He is credited with breaking the backbone of and eliminating Khalistani terrorism in Punjab.
He dismissed media reports that the Punjab government has sought Z-plus security from the Centre for him and Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu, saying the state police was "more than capable of protecting the people, including Congress leaders".
Maharashtra accounts for nearly 25 per cent of the total investments attracted by the real estate and construction industry in India, showed a recent study by industry body ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce R
Jagjeet Singh, who hailed from Punjab's Kapurthala city, reportedly had an altercation with one of the customers who came to buy cigarettes on Friday, FOX40 reported.
They are targeting a sum of Rs 1 crore for developing production techniques, market farm produce and assist farmers with government schemes.
Singh met Chandrasekaran on the first day of his three-day visit to the country's financial capital to woo investors, as part of 'Invest Punjab' initiative, and urged him to invest in the state.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said that even if they fail to get any support from the Centre, they would ensure that farmers are freed of their mounting debts.
Watch Vir Sanghvi in conversation with Captain Amarinder Singh where he spoke on Congress party's win in Punjab Assembly elections.
Captain Amarinder Singh took oath as the 26th Chief Minister of Punjab on Thursday in a ceremony attended by senior Congress leaders, including former prime minister Manmohan Singh and party vice-president Rahul Gandhi.