State Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal presented the state Budget for FY20 with a total outlay of Rs 1,58,493 crore with no new taxes.
The meeting was chaired by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba and attended by Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria, Punjab Chief Secretary Karan Avtar Singh and others.
In a statement issued here, Amarinder Singh asked the former deputy chief minister why he had not spoken up for the farmers all these years despite his party being a part of the ruling alliance at the Centre.
Representing the state here at a number of official sessions, sideline events and bilateral meetings with prospective investors and international organisations, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Badal pitched his state as a great place to do business in with a supportive ecosystem.
Kejriwal, who launched his party's campaign for upcoming Lok Sabha polls in Punjab by addressing a rally here, also attacked the Congress-led state government and said it had "betrayed" people as it failed to deliver on its poll promises.
Making the announcement during pre-budget consultations with his party MLAs from the Majha region, along with the top brass of his government, the chief minister assured the elected representatives that the paucity of funds would not be allowed to come in the way of development in both the rural and urban sectors.
He added that the NDA government has initiated several schemes for Gurdaspur and the rest of Punjab during the past four years.
The measures are among a series of fresh initiatives announced by PUnjab CM Amarinder Singh to take the government's fight against drugs to the next level.
Rahul Gandhi’s decision could prove tricky, but a lot will depend on whether Kamal Nath fulfils Congress’ poll promises in Madhya Pradesh
The Chief Minister hit out at the Akalis and the BJP Central leadership for "indulging" in unwarranted controversy over his (Chief Minister's) relations with Sidhu.
Last month, Pakistan had granted visas to more than 3,800 Sikh pilgrims to visit the country.
The voting would be held on December 30 from 8 am till 4 pm and the votes will be counted on the same day.
In a letter to Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Singh said it is a historic occasion, but regretted his inability to be present
Kartarpur Sahib, located just across the International Border, is the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev and one of the holiest shrines of Sikhs.
Kumar has denied arranging any meeting between former deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and the Dera Sacha Sauda sect head
Pawandeep Singh, an ambulance driver, said he took many seriously injured to Guru Nanak hospital in Amritsar.
Amarinder Singh's tweet followed soon after Punjab police chief Suresh Arora told PTI that the incident "appears to have a terror angle... we will take it as a terrorist act."
The home minister said he was deeply anguished by the death of the innocent people in the grenade attack in Amritsar.
There are "enough leads" and the probe is going in the right direction, the officials said.
The incident took place inside the Nirankari Bhavan at Adliwal village near Amritsar's Rajasansi, police said
Punjab was on alert following an input claiming that a group of six to seven JeM terrorists were reportedly in the state, possibly in Ferozepur area
A bank official said several farmers were reluctant in repaying their crop loans and it has become one of the reasons in the rise in NPA level under farm sector.
Presiding over a function to pay tributes to Jawahar Lal Nehru, Soni said the country's first prime minister had shown a new path to the nation
"The pollution was in control in Delhi throughout the year, but this time (winters) every year, Delhi has to face severe pollution condition due to the Centre, BJP-led Haryana and Congress-led Punjab governments.
The Punjab chief minister started his official engagements seeking Israeli investments in his state in areas such as infrastructure development, housing, energy, water supply and irrigation.