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PUNJAB ASSEMBLY NEWS

Punjab assembly seeks teaching Punjabi language compulsory till Class 10

March 03, 2020 10:57 am

Technical Education Minister Charanjit Singh Channi moved the resolution during the Budget session, asking the government to take steps for teaching Punjabi language as a compulsory subject in all government and private institutions of the state till Class 10

Punjab assembly session extended till March 4

February 21, 2020 5:10 am

Extending condolences to the bereaved families, the House paid tributes to the four children -- Simranjit Singh, Sukhjit Kaur, Navjot Kaur and Arudhya Kumari -- who lost their lives in the tragic school van fire incident at Longowal.

Amarinder sends Sukhbir Badal Mein Kampf: 'Read, one learns from history'

January 22, 2020 10:25 pm

In a letter to Badal, Amarinder said: "Supporting the Bill in both houses of Parliament and in the Vidhan Sabha and opposing it on other platforms is unbecoming of a political leader."

‘Committee report on PSIEC plot allotment scam protects culprits’

September 19, 2019 8:50 am

Demanding a CBI probe into the probe report submitted by the committee on September 10, Cheema alleged that Rahul Bhandari, former Managing Director of PSIEC and an unnamed advisor in the chief minister’s office had attempted to shield the real culprits.

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

August 08, 2019 8:55 am

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.

In Vidhan Sabha, Amarinder hits out at Akalis: ‘You asked CBI to delay probe in Bargari cases, pressured it to file closure report’

August 07, 2019 3:22 pm

The ruckus began soon after Aam Aadmi Party member Aman Arora raised the issue during the Zero Hour on the third day of the Monsoon Session. Arora asked the state government to come clean on the closure report filed by the CBI.

Punjab Assembly Monsoon Session begins today, two MLAs no longer with AAP to attend

August 03, 2019 11:14 am

The brief Monsoon Session of Punjab Assembly beginning Friday is unlikely to cause any major trouble for the treasury benches with depleted and divided opposition ranks arrayed against them following the resignations of MLAs from AAP, SAD and BJP.

Punjab Congress MLAs continue to question own ministers

February 23, 2019 9:08 am

Urmar MLA Sangat Singh Gilzian and Sham Chaurasi MLA Pawan Kumar Adia, who raised the matter during Question Hour, claimed that contaminated water was causing cancer in the area, adding that if this trend continued, people would equate the rule of Congress with that of the Akalis.

Kartarpur corridor: Punjab Assembly passes resolution, suggests land swap with Pakistan

December 15, 2018 8:08 am

The resolution was initially aimed at praising the efforts of the Punjab government and the Centre for opening a cross-border passage to facilitate Indian Sikh pilgrims in visiting the gurdwara on the banks of Ravi river in Pakistan.

Withdrawal of sacrilege, firing cases from CBI: Government seeks legal opinion

August 31, 2018 9:58 am

The matter has been sent to Advocate General Atul Nanda for legal opinion. The government is also waiting for the resolution from the Assembly.