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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.

Captain Amarinder Singh balm for seething farmers, allows early sowing of paddy

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of trying to take personal credit for the action of the armed forces, Amarinder said: “surgical strike” was just a new jargon for cross-border raids.

Punjab's mining policy upheld but HC quashes e-auction notice

While quashing the e-auction notice issued by the state in August 2018, the court directed that a fresh auction notice after defining the mining areas be issued within a period of three months and the auction process be taken forward.

Govt stands by Moga DC after SEC orders transfer

Moga Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans had put off the election in two villages — Sekhan Kalan and Sekhan Mehar Singh — without keeping the Commission in the loop.


NIA to probe arrest of three Kashmiri students: Punjab DGP

The students were arrested last month in a joint operation by the Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SoG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police from the hostel of CT Institute of Engineering Management and Technology in Shahpur, on the outskirts of Jalandhar.

Ensure cracker-bursting between 8 pm and 10 pm on Diwali: Punjab Govt to officers

All the authorities concerned have been ordered to maintain strict vigil on Diwali night to stop bursting of crackers outside the allowed limit of 8 pm to 10 pm only.

Sidhu attacks Sukhbir, alleges SAD chief reneges on offer to resign

“SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal has become adept at belting out packs of lies and has reneged on resigning as is evident from his statement that he is ready to resign if the party wills it so,” said Sidhu in a statement here.

Punjab considers auctioning sand mines in clusters

By auctioning mines in clusters, the Department of Mines hopes to sell sand at Rs 1,800 to Rs 2,000 per tractor-trolley to the end consumer, earn Rs 300 crore for the state exchequer and check illegal mining.