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Punjab cabinet


Punjab: Cabinet nod to creation of Malerkotla, SPV for village water schemes approved

June 02, 2021 10:10 pm

It also approved creation of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) for operations and maintenance of large multi-village surface water supply schemes across the state.

Punjab cabinet hikes Ashirwad scheme assistance from Rs 21,000 to Rs 51,000

April 28, 2021 9:57 pm

This is the second hike in the scheme amount by the present government, which had earlier enhanced the assistance from Rs 15,000 to Rs 21,000 soon after it took over in 2017, while renaming the Shagun scheme as Ashirward scheme.

4 years later, Punjab government okays jobs for kin of minors killed in Maur Mandi blast

February 19, 2021 6:59 pm

The explosion had taken place close to an election campaign site of Congress candidate Harminder Singh Jassi, just days before the Assembly polls.

Punjab Cabinet okays setting up of sexual assault response teams in all districts

December 31, 2020 2:59 am

"The restructured force, with 716 new critical posts against 820 existing non-essential or vacant ones, will focus more on the core areas of women safety, counter-terrorism, crowd control and anti-riot, among others," an official spokesperson said.

Amarinder govt calls one-day monsoon session on Aug 28

August 18, 2020 2:54 pm

The session has been scheduled to open with obituary references, after which it will adjourn for a while and reconvene for the next sitting, during which legislative business will be conducted.

Now, Cabinet ministers want Bajwa and Dullo expelled

August 07, 2020 12:05 pm

The ministers called for immediate and strict action against them by the party high command for attacking their own Congress government in the state over the hooch tragedy.

A day after meeting CM, Chief Principal Secretary skips meet

July 24, 2020 12:14 pm

Kumar had resigned on Monday and had returned his official vehicle and relieved his personal staff.

Three ministers attend CM’s Covid review conference with CS in attendance

May 19, 2020 11:12 am

Channi, who had walked out of the meeting along with Manpreet Badal and protested against the alleged “impudence” of the Chief Secretary did not issue any statement on Monday.

Capt Amarinder Singh placates sulking O P Soni

June 18, 2019 10:27 am

Soni had not assumed charge of his new department yet like his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu, who too has not taken charge of his new Power Department. While Sidhu is looking at the high command to sort out his issue, Amarinder has placated Soni.

Punjab Cabinet: Elsewhere, murmurs of discontent; most feel non-performers have been rewarded

June 08, 2019 1:35 pm

“It is the CM who decides. I have no qualms. But why have those who performed in Lok Sabha election suffered while others who could not perform were rewarded with important departments,” asked a minister requesting anonymity.


L-G versus Aam Aadmi Party What the Supreme Court said

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

5 takeaways from the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Aam Aadmi Party versus L-G power tussle.

Narcotics in Punjab: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:24 pm

News In Numbers on Punjab is trying to address its drug problem. See more: