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CM announces Rs.100 crore for development of Amritsar city
21.02.18 - TEAM PT

Amritsar: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced a grant of Rs.100 crore for the execution of various development works in Amritsar, while making it clear that paucity of funds would not be allowed to scuttle the execution of these projects.

Addressing the newly ...
  


Capt Amarinder orders DGP to crackdown against Goonda tax
ZERO TOLERANCE TO CORRUPTION
15.02.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: Taking serious note of reports of illicit collection of money from business and industry, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the Director General of Police to crack down against the so-called Goonda Tax in the state.

The Chief Minister directed the DGP to ...
  


PAY YOUR INCOME TAX? What an idea, sir jee!
05.02.18 - PT Bureau

Amarinder Singh comes up with revolutionary idea to save your money

Chandigarh, February 5: Punjab's Amarinder Singh government has got a brand new idea, and many are finding it refreshingly wonderful. The only problem is that so far, it is just an idea.

Here's the big idea: ...
  


5 teams, 35 men 'executed' the high-profile operation to end saga of crime & terror
GANGSTER ENCOUTER
27.01.18 - Team PT

CHANDIGARH, January 27: Five teams comprising 35 men meticulously executed the highly technical and intelligence-based operation that culminated in the death of wanted gangster and Nabha jail-break mastermind Vicky Gounder, thus putting the lid on 10 cases of heinous crimes, and also bringing to an ...
  


Gangster Vicky Gounder, Prema Lahoria killed in police encounter
ENCOUNTER KAR DITTA GIYA HAI – PB MEDIA SHOUTS
26.01.18 - PT Bureau

ELUSIVE DREADED GANGSTER Vicky Gounder alias Harjinder Singh was killed Friday evening along with two other outlaws, Prema Lahoria and Budda, in an encounter with the Punjab Police near Muktsar after dodging and frustrating the cops for more than a year. While initial reports said ...
  


Pull out all stops to ensure Punjab comes out top in Swachh Bharat sarvekshan: Sidhu
WILL UNDERTAKE TOUR OF EACH WARD TO KEEP A CHECK
24.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: "The Local Government Department would pull out all stops to ensure the success of Swachh Bharat Mission and is taking as a mission the task of making sure that Punjab comes out top in the Swachh Bharat Sarvekshan."

This was disclosed on wednesday by the Local ...
  


A Badal critic, he remained consistent in the art of not making a deal
MANJIT SINGH CALCUTTA– THE DISSENTER
16.01.18 - S. Pal

VETERAN AKALI LEADER, former Punjab minister and a former secretary of the SGPC, Manjit Singh Calcutta is no more. He was a lot of things formerly, and presently, only a 'could have been.' But, then, he was a dissenter. 

Any objective obituary of this man would ...
  


Avenge Amarinder's Thaggi - Help SAD-BJP win all 13 LS seats: Sukhbir on Maghi Mela
14.01.18 - PT Special Correspondent

Akali Dal president said Manpreet Badal's zulm as bad as Mughal's zulm; Quotes Sikh principle of Miri-Piri to defend political rally of SAD
 
MUKTSAR SAHIB, JANUARY 14: In an overtly political speech on the occasion of Maghi Mela, Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh ...
  


Punjab farmers and IPL cricketers – Finally, they can stand like equals
DEBT WAIVER AT MANSA – WHY DID MRS BHATTAL NOT GET A PARMAN PATAR?
08.01.18 - S Pal

FINALLY, THE MOST impoverished among Punjab’s farmers could claim an equal footing with the much celebrated IPL cricket players who are ritually showered with vulgar amounts of cash.

It is a day like this one when history produces imagery that lasts rulers — a Napoleon storming ...
  


Navjot Sidhu suspends Mohali Mayor for misuse of power
ZERO TOLERANCE TOWARDS CORRUPTION
04.01.18 - TEAM PT

CHANDIGARH: "The corrupt practices would not be tolerated at any cost and as part of this commitment the Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Mohali Kulwant Singh has been suspended along with 3 other officers after taking strong note of the misdemeanors of these people regarding causing loss ...
  


SELF-GOAL: Vaisakhi holiday was never scrapped, Amarinder govt simply refused to call it holiday for Vaisakhi
MESS UP IN CMO ON VAISAKHI HOLIDAY
03.01.18 - kanwar manjit singh

SOMEONE IN THE PUNJAB GOVERNMENT messed it up big time, and lazy journalism was never expected to catch on to the simplest of facts. Result: the Amarinder Singh government was forced to make a somersault after first scrapping the holiday on Vaisakhi, which falls on ...
  


Jakhar led Congress delegation meets Swaraj demands policy on NRI grooms
SEEKS INTERVENTION TO BRING PUNJABI YOUTH BACK FROM UAE
02.01.18 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: A delegation of Congress MPs led by Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee president and Member Parliament from Gurdaspar Sunil Jakhar met with Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at her office in Sansad Bhawan, New Delhi to raise the problems faced by passport and study visa ...
  


Bir Devinder demands judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge
SAND MINING AUCTION ROW
02.01.18 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Former Deputy Speaker of Punjab Vidhan Sabha, Bir Devinder Singh today demanded a fresh judicial probe by a sitting High Court judge into the sand mining auction case.
 
In a statement released today Bir Devinder also demanded that Rana Gurjit steps down as minister, "In view of the ...
  


Capt Amarinder invites Nitish Kumar for Hola Mohalla celebrations
CONGRATULATES NITISH ON THE EXCELLENT ARRANGEMENTS
22.12.17 - TEAM PT

Patna: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has invited his Bihar counterpart Nitish Kumar to participate in the state-level Hola Mohalla celebrations to mark the beginning of the Sikh New Year in 2018.

The invitation was issued when Amarinder called on Nitish here on Friday, during ...
  


IRCTC gives permission for special trains to and from Patna Sahib
GURU GOBIND SINGH JI'S PARKASH UTSAV CELEBRATIONS
19.12.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: Decks have been cleared for special trains to carry devotees from Punjab to and from Patna Sahib for the 350th Birth Anniversary celebrations of tenth Master of the Sikhs Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji.

Acting on the directives of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, the ...
  


Angry public embarrasses Akali Dal leader Gulzar Ranike, forces him to lift blockade
08.12.17 - PT Bureau (Watch video below)

BEAS, Dec 8: On a day when Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal declared victory and called off his party's dharnas against alleged high handedness of Amarinder government in local bodies' elections, former minister and SAD leader Gulzar Singh Ranika faced acute embarrassment as ...
  


Amarinder welcomes London mayor's suggestion that UK govt apologises for Jallianwala
MEMORANDUM DEMANDING DIRECT FLIGHTS BETWEEN AMRITSAR AND LONDON SUBMITTED
06.12.17 - TEAM PT

Amritsar: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed the reported suggestion of the Mayor of London that the UK government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Talking to mediapersons here on Wednesday, the Chief Minister said he had heard about Sadiq Khan’s remarks on the ...
  


They are publishing a new book, so please go read an old one
PUNJAB VIDHAN SABHA
30.11.17 - S Pal

Noisy? Tantrums? Falling level of debate? Critique of Punjab Vidhan Sabha sessions needs to be more informed
 
JOURNALISM IN OUR times is of tick-a-box variety. So, a day after newspapers carried headlines describing scenes inside and outside the Punjab Assembly, expect lament-dripping analysis bemoaning the falling ...
  


Govt to move bill to set up commission for empowerment of farmers
COMMISSION WILL SEEK TO ADDRESS GRIEVANCES OF FARMERS
27.11.17 - TEAM PT

Chandigarh: The Punjab government has decided to move a Bill in the current session of the state Assembly today to set up a five-member commission for framing a policy to empower and grant legal rights to farmers, an official release said.
 
The 'Punjab State Farmers and Farm ...
  


Why Harsimrat Badal is silent on the move to change the name?
DAYAL SINGH COLLEGE CONTROVERSY
23.11.17 - Bir Devinder Singh

I appreciate the initiative of Mr. Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Manjit Singh GK leaders of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to logically and forcefully oppose the move of the Management of Dayal Singh Evening College, Delhi to change its original name to a new ...
  



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