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.
Singh, kicked off his official engagements with a meeting with officials of Israel's Tyros International Group Ltd to discuss investments opportunities in the Punjab's infrastructure sector.
Singh, accompanied by a delegation of officials, reached Israel on a five-day visit beginning Sunday evening.
At least 59 people were killed and 72 injured Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near Joda Phatak in Amritsar
"There was no information and no permission sought from us. The event took place at a place adjoining the railway land in private property," Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said.
According to officials, many of the deceased were yet to be identified.
As of now, two trains — Bhatinda-Jammu Tawi and Jammu Tawi-Bhatinda — have been diverted towards Jalandhar-Pathankot route.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh separately announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of the deceased.
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh described the move as a historic one that would bring healthcare within the reach of every needy person in the state.
Blaming the Congress government for "failing" to take steps to avoid burning of paddy stubble in the state, the SAD leader said the government had a full year to tackle the issue, but has aggravated it.
Kejriwal lashed out at the ruling Congress in the state and accused it of failing on all fronts.
Bhakra Beas Management Board's (BBMB) Assistant Design Engineer (ADE) Arun Bhatia said more than 49,000 cusecs of water from the dam would be released at 3 pm Tuesday.
Chief minister Amarinder Singh has also called a meeting of senior officers Monday to review arrangements to deal with flood-like situations, a spokesman of the Chief Minister's Office said here.
India-Pakistan ties rest on a sensitive fuse that must not be tested to the indiscretions of individuals. The cavalier attitude adopted by the likes of Sidhu must not meddle with the issue
Speaking at the second day of the 'Invest North' trade summit here on Tuesday, the business leaders said Punjab is diversifying into advanced industrial and tech-driven industries.