PUNJAB RESULT 2019 – Navjot Sidhu loses, Exit poll on, Amarinder Singh may shout Thoko Taali

23.05.19 - S Pal

PUNJAB’S TOP CONTESTANT in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, Navjot Singh Sidhu, lost by a huge margin in Punjab politics as his bête noire in the Congress, Captain Amarinder Singh, emerged as a giant killer, stemming the BJP’s country-wide tsunami in the state, ensuring the ...

As two women wait with baited breath, Punjab all set for mummy of all exit polls on May 23 evening

21.05.19 - S Pal

FOR ANOTHER 24 hours, Punjabis will be on tenterhooks, trying to read the straws in the wind to decipher how many of the 13 Lok Sabha seats the Congress will win, and how many will fall in the Shiromani Akali Dal's kitty.

But is that the ...

Tidal wave against Cong govt in Punjab: Sukhbir
04.05.19 - Team PT

Jalalabad May 4 - The Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal said here today that in just two years, the Amarinder govt in Punjab "has put the state back by two decades and it would take a major effort to undo the damage which ...

Modi’s nuke statement ‘highly irresponsible’; LS polls a ‘Jung’ for India’s future: Amarinder
‘Acche din us din aange jis din enna da bhog payega’
22.04.19 - Team PT

Jalandhar, April 22: Lambasting Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his "highly irresponsible statement” on India’s nuclear arsenal, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to the people to support the Congress party’s ‘jung’ for protecting the future of the nation, which the BJP-led ...

Amarinder slams Modi for discriminating against Punjab
15.04.19 - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of serious discrimination against the Congress government in Punjab in matters of religious importance, as part of his and his party’s divisive agenda. 

Upping the ante against Modi, who had on Sunday chosen ...

Akali leader Tejinder Pal Singh Sandhu joins Cong
25.03.19 - Team PT

Giving further boost to the Congress party ahead of the forthcoming Lok Sabha Polls, senior Akali leader Tejinder Pal Singh Sandhu on Monday joined the party in the presence of the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. 

Welcoming Sandhu into the party fold, Captain Amarinder Singh expressed ...

Amarinder hails Rahul’s promise of minimum income for the poorest of the poor
25.03.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday hailed Rahul Gandhi’s promise of Rs. 72000 each a year as minimum income to 20% of India’s poorest families as a path-breaking initiative by the Congress, which was completely focused on constructive policies in sharp contrast to ...

NGT’s monitoring committee fixes one month deadline
20.03.19 - Team PT

Chandigarh, March 20: The Monitoring Committee set up by the National Green Tribunal on Wednesday directed the state Government to effectively check the menace of river pollution in a time bound manner. The Committee also fixed a deadline of one month for the same and ...

No alliance talks with AAP in Punjab, Congress needs no allies in state: Amarinder
12.03.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has categorically denied any alliance talks with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), or any other party, for the May 19 Lok Sabha elections in the state.

The Congress did not need any alliance in Punjab, nor was it in talks with ...

Rebels will be shunted out of Congress: Amarinder
08.03.19 - Team PT

PATHANKOT, MARCH 8: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday warned Congress ticket aspirants rebelling against any of the official candidates of the party for the forthcoming parliamentary elections of expulsion from the party. 

In an informal chat with mediapersons after the ceremony to rededicate ...

Rahul will be the next PM: Amarinder
07.03.19 - Team PT

Killi Chahlan (Moga), March 7: The Congress today sounded its Lok Sabha poll bugle in Punjab with party president Rahul Gandhi and Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh launching a scathing attack on the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal ...

Punjab regularizes services of 5178 teachers and 650 nurses
06.03.19 - Team PT

Meeting a long-pending demand of the teaching community, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved regularization of the services of 5178 teachers recruited by the Education Department, with full pay scales to be implemented from October 1, 2019.

The Cabinet has ...

Punjab to honour 82 sportspersons with Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award
03.03.19 - TEAM PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has approved the names of eighty two sportspersons to be conferred with the state's highest sports honour – the Maharaja Ranjit Singh Award. He also gave his nod to a proposal to include 12 Padma Shri, Arjuna and Rajiv ...

Kapurthala, Batala and Abohar upgraded as Municipal Corporations
02.03.19 - Team PT

To mark the commemoration of the 550th Parkash Purb of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the Punjab Cabinet has approved upgradation of the historic towns of Batala, Kapurthala and Abohar as Municipal Corporations, thus fulfilling a long-pending demand of the residents of these border areas.

The ...

Punjab decides on constitutional amendment for reservation to economically weaker sections
02.03.19 - Team PT

Giving preferential treatment to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWSs) in matters of reservation in Government jobs, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday decided to go in for a constitutional amendment for the same,

The proposed amendment relates to insertion of ...

Punjab to provide debt relief for farm labourers and landless farmers
02.03.19 - Team PT

The Punjab Cabinet led by Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday gave in-principle approval to a debt relief scheme for farm labourers and landless farming members of PACS, to provide a major relief to 2.85 lakh people, of which around 70% are Dalits.

The scheme will benefit ...

CM Amarinder to camp in border areas for 3 days to assess situation, build confidence
26.02.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 26: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh will camp in the border areas of Punjab as part of the confidence-building measures undertaken by the state government in the wake of the Indian Air Force (IAF) surgical strikes across the Line of Control (LoC).

A high alert ...

Punjab sets up a special desk at 181 for Kashmiris
23.02.19 - Team PT

Within days of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh assuring full support for students from the Valley, Punjab Police has set up an exclusive desk for prompt redressal of complaints of people from Kashmir.

The desk is accessible on the toll-free helpline number 181 of the police, ...

Amarinder meets CRPF Martyr’s parents, announces monthly pension
17.02.19 - Team PT

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday met the bereaved parents of CRPF martyr Constable Kulwinder Singh at their village here, and announced that the local school and the link road connecting the village to Anandpur Sahib would be named after the young man ...

Cabinet grants permission to present budget, clears various accounts
17.02.19 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH, FEBRUARY 17: The Punjab Council of Ministers on Sunday cleared the presentation of the Budget Estimates for 2019-20, along with various accounts and CAG audit reports, in the ongoing budget session of the Vidhan Sabha.

A cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, ...

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