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Punjab: Breach of privilege of House, Capt trying to protect accused, says Opposition

Khaira said that Prabodh Kumar was working directly under Amarinder who also holds the home portfolio.

Bargari Sacrilege: Not returning cases is contempt of court, state tells CBI

The state government is on the defensive after Special DGP-cum-Director Bureau of Investigation Prabodh Kumar writing to CBI seeking further investigation in Bargari sacrilege case after CBI filing a closure report.


CBI report on sacrilege cases: Punjab CM says Bajwa ‘ignorant, playing mischief’, he says stop ‘hoodwinking people

The High Court, Amarinder said, had categorically upheld the legality of the action of the state in withdrawing the investigation from the CBI and in fact had reposed faith in the special investigation team.

2015 sacrilege case: On CBI closure report, Punjab govt tries to justify stand to MLAs

The Chief Minister’s Office and a few political leaders are learnt to have taken upon themselves to defuse the situation that could arise if MLAs seek a breach of privilege against the state police.

Missing at event to honour kin of servicemen: Amarinder Singh' ministers, MLAs

No minister or MLA from the ruling Congress party attended a felicitation function for war widows and soldiers at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum in Ludhiana.

Punjab CM takes charge of power, wait for Cabinet hopeful

Sidhu’s next move remains a mystery as he has not said anything since making public his resignation on Twitter on July 14 and 15. With his ouster, the number of ministers in the cabinet, including the CM, has come down to 17.


Punjab mulls law to save water, fine for those wasting it

“If needed, the state could go for a separate legislation to ensure conservation of water and prevent Punjab from going dry,” Singh said according to an official statement.

Capt Amarinder for dialogue to resolve SYL issue, says can share if we had enough water

"Unfortunately, the water situation in the state was critical, with the ground water levels depleting to shocking levels and threatening to transform Punjab into a desert," Singh said in a statement.

As Sidhu stays away, Punjab CM holds department meet on rising power theft

The CM also directed the finance department to clear the PSPCL’s mounting subsidy arrears and the department cleared an amount of Rs 200 crore.

Amid crisis in Congress, Amarinder Singh calls for ‘young leader’

While Singh did not take any names, party leaders said Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and AICC general secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh West Jyotiraditya Scindia are the two obvious choices if the party decides to opt for a younger leadership.