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Punjab government


Punjab government to bring resolution against CAA-NRC in Assembly

January 15, 2020 6:01 am

The Cabinet agreed with the Chief Minister’s views that the CAA, especially when coupled with NRC and NPR, was violative of the Preamble of the Constitution, which is the bedrock of the country’s foundation.

Not all’s well with Punjab’s finances: Fund-starved and staring at fiscal crisis

December 23, 2019 5:32 am

Even as it shifts blame on Centre for delay in GST compensation release, the state govt has been able to collect only 14% of its non-tax revenue

Punjab government hikes DA by 3% for employees, pensioners

October 13, 2019 1:26 pm

“The decision will cost the exchequer an additional Rs 480 crore per annum,” Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said, adding that the implementation of the decision coincides with the Diwali celebrations for the employees and pensioners of the state government.

Stubble burning in Punjab, Haryana: HC restrains govts from recovering fine from erring farmers...

September 20, 2019 8:42 am

The Punjab government, in response to the plea, had told the bench that the penalty was being imposed in accordance with the National Green Tribunal-ordered ban on burning of the paddy straw.

Punjab: Two MLAs say they won’t accept perks with adviser posts

September 11, 2019 12:39 pm

Gidderbaha MLA Amrinder Singh Raja Warring and Faridkot MLA Kushaldeep Singh Kiki, were both appointed as political advisers to CM, and have made that announcement of turning down perks coming with the posts.

Punjab reverts to old system of distributing school uniforms through SMCs

September 06, 2019 1:22 pm

Orders in this regard were issued by the state project director, Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan Authority (Punjab), Wednesday.

Punjab: Breach of privilege of House, Capt trying to protect accused, says Opposition

August 30, 2019 9:31 am

Khaira said that Prabodh Kumar was working directly under Amarinder who also holds the home portfolio.

How Punjab govt school went the smart way to woo children, funds

August 18, 2019 7:00 am

While the official school timings are until 2 pm in summer and 3.15 pm in winter, the school is open from 8 am to 8 pm through the year.

Farmer policy: Punjab govt to seek political consensus

August 01, 2019 7:06 am

Sources in the government said it would first sensitise its MLAs, MPs and other party leaders about the pressing issue of conserving underground water.

Call on Sidhu’s resignation today, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

July 17, 2019 12:18 pm

“I will decide on his resignation only tomorrow, after I return to Chandigarh. I will have to look into the contents of the resignation letter before taking a decision,” he told PTI.