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‘Committee report on PSIEC plot allotment scam protects culprits’

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

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’

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

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

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

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

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

Punjab Assembly session: Bill proposing life term for desecration of holy books gets nod

The Punjab Assembly withdrew the 2016 Bill, returned by the Centre last year, and passed the new Bill proposing life imprisonment for desecration of religious scriptures of all the four religions.

Punjab Assembly privileges committee to look into complaint against DGP

The DGP’s case comes up before the privileges committee at a time when he is facing political heat for not taking action against former Moga SSP, Raj Jit Singh.

Punjab Budget Session: Settling personal scores took precedence over pressing matters

These happenings inside the House took place even as thousands of teachers of the state were protesting in Ludhiana demanding pending salaries since three months, regularisation of contractual teachers and pension for teachers recruited under Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan.

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Punjab Assembly Ruckus: AAP MLAs Thrown Out Of House, Injured Rushed To Hospital

Punjab Assembly ruckus: AAP MLA Manjeet Singh Bilaspur from Nihal Singhwala constituency fell unconscious and had to be rushed to a hospital along with other injured MLAs. Akali Dal MLAs came out in support of their colleagues in the Opposition. In a rare show of unity, the Akali Dal MLAs walked out of the House in […]