Jul 05, 2018 11:12 AM IST
The court further observed that "while Punjab used to be number one state in many positive aspects, unfortunately it was occupying today the sad position in a negative sense on account of the drug menace."
- Jul 02, 2018 08:45 PM IST
The drug peddling is destroying entire generations and it deserves exemplary punishment, said the Chief Minister.
- Jun 19, 2018 09:46 PM IST
PM Modi will speak to farmers tomorrow via video conference on issues concerning them and the agriculture sector. He is likely to flag his government's schemes aimed at boosting their income.
- Jun 18, 2018 08:48 PM IST
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh seeks PM Modi's in the settlement of Rs 31,000 crore food account for procurement of wheat and paddy.
- Apr 20, 2018 07:40 PM IST
In separate letters to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan, Singh said the cash credit limit (CCL) gap cannot be solely attributed to the state of Punjab.
- Apr 10, 2018 06:48 PM IST
Addressing a two-day convention and exhibition on Rural Entrepreneurship and Innovation, organised by the Industries Department in collaboration with PHD Chamber, the chief minister stressed the need to motivate youth to shift towards self-employment under the government's startup programme.
- Mar 26, 2018 10:37 AM IST
The Punjab Cabinet, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, today paved the way for easing building rules to give further boost to the construction industry, while facilitating better urban planning and development in the state.
- Mar 20, 2018 02:31 PM IST
His Congress colleague Partap Singh Bajwa and Aam Aadmi Party's Kanwar Sandhu also expressed their grief and targeted External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for misleading the families of those who had died.
- Mar 11, 2018 09:55 AM IST
On March 6, Amarinder Singh had ordered a massive crackdown on illegal mining on the Sutlej river bed .
- Feb 21, 2018 06:59 PM IST
Chief Minister Singh submitted a list of nine Canada-based operatives alleged to be involved in target-killings and other hate crimes in Punjab, including financing and supplying of weapons for terrorist activities.
- Feb 13, 2018 07:02 PM IST
In India, around 35% chief ministers have criminal cases against them and 81% of the total are crorepatis, according to an ADR report.
- Feb 08, 2018 06:56 PM IST
The Canadian prime minister will visit India from February 17-23 at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.
- Jan 18, 2018 06:05 PM IST
Amarinder said he discussed the issue of resignation, which the minister had submitted 10 days ago, with Congress president Rahul Gandhi today and then decided to accept the same.
- Jan 11, 2018 03:08 PM IST
According to the report, the ambitious debt waiver scheme launched by the Amarinder Singh government only focusses on marginal farmers with land less than 2.5 acres.
- Jan 10, 2018 05:55 PM IST
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh reviewed the progress in implementing the farm debt waiver scheme he had launched in Mansa district on Sunday during a meeting with officials and ministers, including Finance Minister Manpreet Badal.
- Dec 05, 2017 08:31 AM IST
Rejecting the charge that Gandhi's imminent elevation reflected dynastic succession, Singh said the leader had 100 per cent support of the party workers.
- Nov 09, 2017 08:46 AM IST
In letters to the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab, Kejriwal said the governments in the neighbouring states had failed to provide farmers with viable alternatives to stubble burning, a process that leads to air pollution in Delhi.
- Nov 06, 2017 08:00 AM IST
"With the writing on the wall clear for the BJP, the prime minister is making frantic rounds of Himachal," he said, adding that his own rallies had been delayed due to Modi's "frenzied movement" in the hill state.
- Oct 18, 2017 10:19 PM IST
The decision is in line with the central government's directive to ensure greater social justice and inclusion of members of the Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Backward Classes in the matter of reservation, said an official spokesperson.
- Sep 27, 2017 10:45 PM IST
The plan has been drawn up by the Department of Science, Technology and Environment, on the direction of Chief Minister Amarinder Singh -- who has also appealed to farmers to abstain from burning the agricultural residue.
- Aug 26, 2017 07:51 PM IST
Following the conviction of the sect head yesterday, at least 30 people were killed and 250 injured in widespread violence, arson and police firing in Haryana.
- Aug 20, 2017 07:16 PM IST
The Punjab government wants the Centre to increase the state's borrowing limit by Rs 10,000 crore to fund the debt waiver scheme
- Aug 16, 2017 08:36 AM IST
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.
- Jul 24, 2017 03:35 PM IST
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.
- Jun 21, 2017 08:27 PM IST
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.