The Punjab chief minister also invited President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to attend the 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, including the historic opening of the Kartarpur Corridor.
Nabard, which provides credit support for infrastructure development, including long term loans for capital formation in rural areas and short term agriculture loans, had disbursed funds to the tune of Rs 9,289 crore in 2018-19.
Harsimrat on Monday had accused the state government of playing politics over the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev.
12-year-old Raju, who was the youngest member of the family, was also killed in the explosion
Ropar and Jalandhar are the most affected districts, with 95 and 70 villages being hit by floods respectively
A local iron and scrap trader, Subhash Chander, was arrested in connection with the fraud, an official of the department said here. Chander used to procure fake GST invoices of iron and scrap from Delhi without the delivery of goods, the official further said.
The Capt Amarinder Singh-led Congress government in the state declared floods to be a natural calamity and announced announced Rs 100 crore for emergency relief and rehabilitation measures
The water level rose above the danger mark in Haridwar and Delhi and the level at Bhakra dam was a foot above the permissible mark
The domestic and international political one-upmanship is inevitable around a project of this scale but it should not even remotely offend Sikh sensibilities.
The most controversial row in Sidhu's political career came in 2018 when he visited Pakistan to attend the swearing-in ceremony of PM Imran Khan. He grabbed the spotlight for all the wrong reasons as he was pictured embracing Pakistan Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa
Singh said he has some meetings lined up in Delhi and will return to Chandigarh on July 17.
Any thought that the ongoing political crisis in Karnataka will cast a shadow on Amarinder Singh’s government in Punjab is something that even BJP strategists haven’t visualised. The political developments in Punjab having little to do with the BJP.
It was immediately unclear as to why Navjot Singh Sidhu had stepped down
The apex court has stated that the two states and the central government need to solve the issue amicably through dialogue.
He asked government department to suggest amendments to current laws to enforce payment of water dues as a deterrent to those wasting it.
A meeting of the Union Cabinet decided to declare SFJ as outlawed under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act, a home ministry official said.
The local BJP leadership, however, is not too happy with the appointment of a "non-political" person as Deol's representative
Gadkari assured Singh that all Punjab-related issues pending with his ministries would be looked into and addressed at the earliest.
On the ground, farming operations cannot be carried out without agricultural labour. Neither PM-Kisan nor the pension scheme has anything for them.
The portfolio rejig took place hours after the first state Cabinet meeting following the Lok Sabha elections.
The operation was carried out by the Indian Army in 1984 to flush out militants hiding in the Harmandir Sahib or the Golden Temple complex, in Amritsar
The maximum temperature in Ambala was recorded at 42.9 degrees Celsius, three notches above the normal.
Singh directed the police and other officials of the government to ensure all possible steps to maintain peace and harmony in the state, an official statement said.
The MoU was signed here in the presence of Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa and Additional Chief Secretary (Cooperation), Punjab, Viswajeet Khanna, an official release said.
Given that everyone is anyway glued to their TV sets today, the audience was quick to take to Twitter and troll Arnab for the blunder