Jul 23, 2021 11:43 AM IST
According to a Congress leader, the meeting between Sidhu and Singh, who have been at loggerheads with each other for some time, was "cordial".
- Jul 22, 2021 08:10 PM IST
Sidhu and Amarinder Singh have been at loggerheads for the past some time, with the Amritsar (East) MLA recently attacking the CM over the desecration cases.
- Jul 18, 2021 09:43 PM IST
Apart from this, the Congress president Sonia Gandhi also appointed Sangat Singh Gilzian, Sukhwinder Singh Danny, Pawan Goel and Kuljit Singh Nagra as working president of Punjab PCC.
- Jul 13, 2021 10:40 PM IST
Prashant Kishor had earlier met Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on the impending changes in the Punjab Congress. There was no official word on what was discussed at the meeting with Kishor that lasted almost over 90 minutes.
- Jun 23, 2021 09:33 AM IST
Worried about the impact of the squabble between Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu on the Congress’ prospects in the coming state polls, Leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge met the Punjab CM on June 22.
- Jun 15, 2021 04:01 PM IST
Before getting detained, SAD President Sukhbir Singh Badal said the state government had engaged in various scams from vaccinations to scholarships and farmer lands being acquired.
- Jun 12, 2021 01:42 PM IST
"Captain (Amarinder Singh) has got the blessings of Modiji. Delhi's schools have been ranked much below. Nearly 800 government schools in Punjab have been shut down in the last five years and many schools have been handed over to private entities but Punjab has been ranked on the top," he said.
- Jun 07, 2021 07:07 PM IST
The move will help students going to countries where universities require them to be vaccinated. Besides students seeking to go abroad, caregivers of elderly persons and other urgent priority groups may be included in this list.
- Jun 04, 2021 05:41 PM IST
The amount deposited by the private hospitals in the state's vaccine fund would be "refunded to them", stated the revocation order, which has been approved by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
- May 28, 2021 08:11 PM IST
The committee comes in the wake of infighting and factionalism within the Punjab unit of the Congress ahead of 2022 assembly elections in the state.
- May 16, 2021 05:26 PM IST
The existing set of restrictions will continue till the end of the month, the Punjab chief minister said, adding that the district authorities have been directed to strictly implement the norms.
- May 15, 2021 09:24 AM IST
Amarinder Singh announced a Rs 500-crore medical college, a women’s college, a new bus stand and a women police station in Malerkotla.
- May 07, 2021 09:15 PM IST
On the farmers' unions protest against the lockdown, Amarinder Singh asserted that the Kisan Morcha, a body of 32 farmers unions, cannot dictate terms to the state government.
- Apr 15, 2021 10:38 PM IST
Singh underlined his government's commitment to reduce time, risk, and cost associated with compliance significantly, freeing up entrepreneurs to focus on growth.
- Apr 12, 2021 02:11 PM IST
Punjab CM @capt_amarinder gets his 2nd #COVID19 vaccine shot. Appeals again to all eligible to come forward to get themselves vaccinated for their own protection and that of their families and the society, the chief minister’s media advisor tweeted.
- Apr 09, 2021 11:18 AM IST
Issues of vaccine hesitancy and vaccine wastage were also discussed during the meeting of PM Narendra Modi and chief ministers.
- Apr 05, 2021 10:14 PM IST
The central government has fixed the minimum support price (MSP) of wheat at Rs 1,975 per quintal, hiking it by Rs 50 from last year's Rs 1,925 per quintal.
- Apr 05, 2021 01:03 PM IST
The Punjab chief minister was reacting to the letter sent by the Ministry of Home Affairs to the Punjab government on the plight of 58 bonded labourers rescued in the northern state.
- Mar 30, 2021 09:38 PM IST
Earlier in the day, the Punjab government extended restrictions to tackle coronavirus with schools and colleges to remain shut for another 10 days.
- Mar 23, 2021 02:32 PM IST
Expressing concern over the COVID-19 situation, the chief minister also appealed to people to get themselves vaccinated and stressed the need for the Central government to urgently open up vaccination for a larger section of the population.
- Mar 19, 2021 06:01 PM IST
The chief minister also appealed to people to keep social activity in their homes to the bare minimum for the next two weeks to break the transmission chain, according to an official statement.
- Mar 08, 2021 05:39 PM IST
Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai have been shortlisted as potential venues but the BCCI is yet to take a final call on the matter.
- Mar 08, 2021 02:21 PM IST
The announcement of farm loan waiver comes while thousands of farmers, mostly from Punjab and Haryana, are protesting for more than three months on Delhi's borders against the three farm laws brought by the Centre in 2020.
- Mar 01, 2021 05:00 PM IST
Prashant Kishor had handled the Congress party's poll campaign in Punjab in the 2017 assembly elections.
- Feb 22, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Observing that an early resolution to the problem was critical to the safety of Punjab, witnessing a surge in smuggling of weapons into the state from across the border during the past 5-6 months, he asserted that he and his government continue to stand with farmers on the issue.