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.
- Feb 21, 2021 08:30 AM IST
In his pre-recorded address for the sixth Governing Council virtual meeting of Niti Aayog, the senior Congress leader also proposed that states are consulted before deciding the priority list for COVID-19 vaccination.
- Feb 20, 2021 09:41 PM IST
A press release issued by the Punjab government, however, claimed that Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to find 'urgent solution' to the apprehensions raised by the protesting farmers.
- Feb 20, 2021 08:24 AM IST
State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal will attend the meeting in his place, they said.
- Jan 25, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Farmer leaders have said that they will take out a tractor parade on the Republic Day.
- Jan 02, 2021 06:10 PM IST
The poster was pasted on a guide map near the Sector 66-67 crossing and 10 lakh dollars was offered for killing the chief minister, according to police.
- Dec 11, 2020 09:35 PM IST
Singh stressed the need to step up testing in the containment and micro-containment zones and ensure 100-per cent sampling.
- Dec 03, 2020 07:30 AM IST
Farmers' Protest highlights: Farmers' protest against the Centre's new farm laws has entered 8th day. The government held second another round of talks with leaders of farmer unions today.
- Nov 29, 2020 07:58 PM IST
In view of the rising coronavirus cases, we had decided to limit indoors gatherings to 100 and outdoor ones to 200 for all types of functions including family, political and religious ones, Khattar told reporters in Hisar on the sidelines of an event," he said.
- Nov 18, 2020 11:31 AM IST
Addressing a virtual USA-Punjab Investors Roundtable 2020 on Tuesday, he said that after months of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Punjab's economy is coming back on track, industry is back on its feet and migrant labourers have started returning.
- Oct 21, 2020 12:14 PM IST
Opposition MLAs from Shiromani Akali Dal, Aam Aadmi Party and Lok Insaaf supported the bills in Punjab Assembly.
- Oct 15, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The state government of Punjab has also allowed re-opening of government schools from October 19, after stringent sanitation and disinfection procedures.
- Oct 14, 2020 07:15 PM IST
A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh.
- Oct 05, 2020 10:47 PM IST
In a statement here, the chief minister pointed out that due to the prolonged blockade of goods trains, the situation at Punjab's coal plants is critical and they are left with only five to six days' supply of coal.
- Sep 29, 2020 04:14 PM IST
Singh said the Punjab government stands in full support of the farmers in these "dark and difficult times”.
- Sep 20, 2020 08:18 PM IST
The CM questioned the rationale behind putting the “controversial and vicious” Bills, which, he said, was a “blatant encroachment” of the state's powers and control of the agriculture sector, to voice vote, despite strong reservations by the Opposition and inadequate numbers in the House.
- Sep 11, 2020 10:01 PM IST
However, shops selling non-essential items will remain closed, Singh clarified.
- Aug 17, 2020 05:52 PM IST
The chief minister, in response to a suggestion from Expert Health Advisory Committee chairman K K Talwar, said, if needed, the state government would consider going in for strong measures to combat the novel coronavirus.
- Aug 05, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi performed the bhoomi pujan for the construction of a grand Ram temple in Ayodhya earlier on Wednesday.
- Aug 04, 2020 05:45 PM IST
The entire Punjab Police force has been tasked to crack down on the mafia, Singh said in a statement.