Gill commission submits 2nd interim report to Punjab CM
19.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Justice (Retd) Mehtab Singh Gill Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday submitted to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh its second interim report, which has found political vendetta involved in all the 47 cases identified by it as false.

The Commission has recommended cancellation of FIR's ...

6 months not enough to wipe out 10-year legacy of devastation: CM Amarinder
10 Years Of Misrule By SAD-BJP
15.09.17 - TEAM PT

Hitting Out At critics of his government’s rule, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday said while six months was hardly sufficient to judge the fact was that his government had not only implemented many of its poll promises but had also set in ...

Captain launches ‘connect with your roots’ for youth abroad
14.09.17 - TEAM PT

London: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced the global launch of his government’s unique `Connect with your roots’ (CYR) programme from London (UK), which he said would apprise Indian origin youth in other countries of the ground realities in Punjab and wean them ...

Khattar’s charges against Punjab in dera violence ludicrous: Capt Amarinder
11.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Terming it a desperate and futile bid to wriggle out of his own responsibility in the matter, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has flayed his Haryana counterpart ML Khattar for blaming Punjab for the violence that followed the indictment of the Dera Sacha ...

27,000 jobless youth handed over appointment letters at employers meet
Ghar Ghar Rozgar
05.09.17 - TEAM PT

Mohali: In a major step towards realizing his government’s ambitious `Ghar Ghar Rozgar’ scheme, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday personally handed over appointment letters to 25 youth at the culmination of the recent Mega Job Fair at an Employers Meet, marked by the ...

CM greets teachers, promises full Govt. support to promote their welfare
Teacher's Day
04.09.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Describing them as architects of the nation’s future, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday extended his greetings to the teaching fraternity on the eve of Teacher's Day with a promise to promote their welfare and enable a congenial atmosphere in the state for ...

Amarinder rules out compensation for law breakers
27.08.17 - TEAM PT

While leaving it to the Centre to decide on ordering a probe into Friday’s Dera violence, Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said no compensation would be given by his government to law breakers from his state who were killed in the Panchkula carnage ...

Section 144 imposed in Punjab; Schools, Colleges to remain closed on August 25
23.08.17 - TEAM PT

Section 144 has been imposed, and all schools and colleges in Punjab have been ordered to remain shut on August 25, in view of the upcoming court verdict in the Ram Rahim rape case.

A complete ban has been issued on carrying of firearms, with orders ...

Won't let peace be disrupted at any cost: Amarinder
Court Verdict In Ram Rahim Case
22.08.17 - TEAM PT

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has warned against any attempts to disrupt the state’s law and order in view of the upcoming court verdict in the rape case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Interacting with mediapersons after a meeting with Union Minister ...

Amarinder protests special incentives for hill states
To take up Punjab’s case
18.08.17 - TEAM PT

Opposing the Centre's decision to extend special incentives to the hill states, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today said he would pursue Punjab's demand for extending similar incentives to the border areas and 'Kandi' (sub mountainous) belt. 
Talking to mediapersons after inaugurating an exhibition organised by the ...

British envoys call on CM, evince interest in investing in agriculture and allied areas
11.08.17 - TEAM PT

The British High Commissioner and Deputy High Commissioner on Friday called upon Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh to discuss cooperation with the state government in the promotion of agriculture and allied fields.

High Commissioner Sir Dominic Asquith and Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre were accompanied by ...

CM dismisses CAO on corruption charges
01.08.17 - team pt

Captain Amarinder Singh has dismissed the Chief Agriculture Officer (CAO), Jalandhar, Jugraj Singh, from service, after videos of him demanding bribe from a shopkeeper went viral on social media.

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Chief Minister’s Office said Capt Amarinder Singh had taken ...

Captain asks Haq panel to provide clear roadmap for farm debt waiver
01.08.17 - team pt

CM Captain Amarinder Singh has directed the T Haq Committee to expedite the submission of its report, with clearly identified eligibility criteria and modalities to waive off loans of the farmers in the state.

Chairing a meeting of the committee, CM reiterated his government’s commitment to ...

Amarinder meets Canadian MP, stresses need for Canada to rein in radical elements
21.07.17 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder Singh has stressed the need for Canada to rein in the radical elements trying to use the Canadian soil to spread strife and divisiveness in India.
The Chief Minister raised the issue with Jalandhar-born Canadian MP Rameshwar Singh Sangha, who called on him here ...

Amarinder approves cash grant for war widows in place of land
18.07.17 - TEAM PT

Conceding a long pending demand, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today approved a policy change allowing cash grants instead of land for war widows. 

The policy change will be applicable to dependents of martyred soldiers, besides permanently disabled soldiers of 1962 Indo-China War, 1965 Indo-Pak War ...

Amarinder rules out rollback of ban on truck unions
17.07.17 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder Singh has ruled out a rollback of the government decision to ban truck unions in the state, but has assured that the views of all stakeholders would be taken before the final notification is issued.

The chief minister told a delegation of representatives of ...

Amarinder to launch Uber bike taxi scheme next week, will create 10,000 jobs
17.07.17 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder Singh will flag off the first set of 100 Uber bike taxis under a new scheme aimed at generating jobs for the state’s unemployed youth.

Uber’s South Asia Public Policy Director Shweta Rajpal Kohli called on the Chief Minister here on Monday to finalise ...

Captain asks Jaitely for GST exemption on goods purchased for making Langar, Prasad
17.07.17 - TEAM PT

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has sought GST exemption from Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Langar (community kitchen) and the Prasad distributed at various religious institutions.
Amarinder has written to Jaitley on this issue following an appeal by the Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) and ...

Badal behind Behbal Kalan firing, probe will prove it: Amarinder
08.07.17 - TEAM PT

Captain Amarinder on Saturday held Former CM Parkash Singh Badal squarely responsible for the Behbal Kalan police firing in the wake of the 2015 Bargari sacrilege incident, saying he was sure the fresh Commission of Inquiry probing the matter would expose the involvement of the ...

Amarinder govt completely leaves out agri labourers from loan waiver gift basket
19.06.17 - pt bureau

IN A HUGE POLITICAL GAMBLE, Punjab's Amarinder Singh government today completely left out the entire farm labourer category, which comprises a large number of Dalits, from its loan waiver announcements, a move that is likely to incense the poorest of the poor in Punjab's villages.

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