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Punjab Assembly


On last day, Punjab House clears 11 Bills; AAP members tear copies, walk out

March 10, 2021 10:01 pm

Opposing the Punjab Infrastructure (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2021, AAP MLA Aman Arora said the Bill would lead to imposition of a new tax that would be levied on diesel, petrol and all immovable properties which would impose an additional burden of Rs 216 crore on the people.

ED raids on Khaira: Punjab House resolution condemns 'unwarranted interference by central agencies'

March 10, 2021 9:40 pm

Rebel Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira who was present in the House, termed the raid as a "well-planned vilification and character assassination campaign" against him by the Centre and also denied doing anything wrong.

Punjab Assembly Speaker revokes suspension of 10 SAD MLAs

March 08, 2021 9:40 pm

10 Akali legislators were suspended on Friday for disrupting Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh's speech on the Governor's address twice.

Cheema writes to Haryana CM, seeks release of Nodeep Kaur

February 24, 2021 9:16 pm

Harpal Singh Cheema along with deputy leader of opposition Sarvjeet Kaur Manuke and party's Youth Wing co-president Anmol Gagan Mann had visited Karnal jail on Tuesday to meet Kaur. However, they were prevented from meeting her by the jail authorities.

Punjab Assembly session from March 1, Budget on March 8

February 19, 2021 11:11 pm

Supplementary demands for grants for the year 2020-21 and Appropriation Bill on supplementary demands for grants for the year 2020-21 will also be laid on the table of the House, said the spokesperson.

In Punjab Assembly segment BJP swept in 2019, a farm stir spearheaded by own men

January 30, 2021 6:32 am

Even after the Red Fort incident, the protesters holding fort at this dharna at Harsa Mansar Toll Plaza in Mukerian, Hoshiarpur district, said that their protest will continue.

BJP will lose security deposit on all seats in 2022 Punjab polls: AAP

November 19, 2020 12:10 am

The AAP leaders were reacting to the BJP national general secretary Tarun Chugh's comments that his party has started preparations on a war footing to contest all 117 seats in the 2022 Punjab assembly elections.

Punjab Assembly holds truncated session, LoP not allowed to enter

August 29, 2020 4:19 am

The House was adjourned for one hour after the obituary references and as soon as it re-assembled, Speaker Rana K P Singh read the recommendation of the Business Advisory Committee regarding suspension of business.

Punjab Assembly session: 7 Bills passed in 30 minutes

August 29, 2020 2:16 am

The House passed the legislation for setting up Sri Guru Teg Bahadur University of Law at Tarn Taran to commemorate the 400th Birth Anniversary of the Ninth Sikh Guru Guru Teg Bahadur Ji.

Every fourth MLA Covid positive as Punjab hold one-day monsoon session today

August 27, 2020 11:08 pm

In the Vidhan Sabha, social distancing will be ensured and only one member will be allowed to sit per bench against two members allowed earlier. Additional benches have been arranged to accommodate all the members. In the 117-member House.