Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Punjab Chief Minister


Mann keeps Home, 26 others, gives Finance to Cheema; Mines to Bains

March 22, 2022 8:31 am

Traditionally in Punjab, Home, Vigilance and Personnel departments used to remain with the CM. However, in a deviation from the past, Mann’s predecessor Charanjit Singh Channi had allocated Home to Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, who was also one of the two deputy chief ministers.

'Hope Channi can keep Punjab safe from security threats': Captain Amarinder

September 20, 2021 12:29 am

Amarinder Singh said he was "sad at not being able to personally hand over job letters to the kin of 150 farmers who had lost their lives in the stir" and hoped CM-designate Charanjit Singh Channi will "do the needful at the earliest."

Punjab CM should be a Sikh, says Congress MP Ambika Soni, declines offer

September 19, 2021 5:29 pm

Ambika Soni on Sunday stated that she had declined the offer to be the next chief minister of Punjab because she believes that the post should be held by a Sikh.

Feel humiliated, will never accept Sidhu as Punjab CM: Amarinder Singh

September 18, 2021 10:40 pm

"This is my Punjab. I have done the best possible for the people of my state. I have been in politics for 52 years and I will be in politics. I have resigned today but in politics, options are never closed," Amarinder said.

Act fast to make sure Indians in Gulf are safe: Amarinder Singh to Centre

January 06, 2020 10:30 pm

Pointing out that besides the US, other countries like Britain were preparing to evacuate their citizens, if needed, Amarinder asked the Centre to also prepare and initiate plans to evacuate all Indians seeking to return to India in the current circumstances.

Jalandhar: DRI gives clean chit to businessman over import of 5 luxury cars

January 06, 2020 12:01 pm

Kapoor said the allegations had been motivated by business rivalry and his political affiliations. Justice has finally prevailed, he added.

Order CBI probe in police-drug mafia nexus, send DGP on leave: Khaira to Punjab CM

July 08, 2018 5:17 am

Punjab’s Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Khaira has written to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, urging him to order a time-bound CBI probe into the role of senior police officers in drug peddling.

Punjab: Phagwara mayor claims threat to life

April 28, 2018 4:42 pm

Khosla said he has registered a written police complaint and also submitted a CD as a "proof" of the threats he received.

Jamsher solid waste plant: SAD workers want CM’s written assurance on shelving of project

May 01, 2016 6:20 am

“We do not trust the Chief Minister’s words without any written assurance. Similar things have happened earlier," says Kamaljeet Kaur, Sarpanch, Chiteani village

In 2014, city made way for 3,711 VIP visits

March 16, 2015 3:50 am

Chandigarh SSP Sukhchain Singh Gill said that the police cannot disclose the route of any person with high security.


PM Modi visits ailing Punjab Chief Minister at Chandigarh hospital

January 24, 2016 5:18 pm

Chandigarh, Jan 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi met ailing Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday at the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh. Badal has been hospitalised since Friday due to chest congestion and common cold. PM Modi was in Chandigarh to receive French President Francois Hollande, who is on a three day visit to India.