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Punjab government hikes DA by 3% for employees, pensioners

“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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

“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.

In his fight with Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, no Congress voice in Sidhu support

The only support for Sidhu has come from a few opposition MLAs, including Punjab Ekta Party leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira, Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) president Simarjeet Singh Bains and AAP MLA Aman Arora.

Centre shelves road upgradation project, Punjab releases Rs 25 crore

Before the Lok Sabha elections, the then Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari had laid the foundation stone for the 67.64 km long road in February. The work on this road was proposed to be started from June.