There are 65 items in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899 on which stamp duty is levied in the state of Punjab. Out of these 65 items the Punjab cabinet has approved a hike on 17 items. The Punjab cabinet has doubled the stamp duty on these 17 items.
The Congress government led by Capt. Amarinder Singh had formed a commission led by Justice Mehtab Singh Gill to look into cases of alleged political vendetta that were registered against its party workers by the SAD-BJP government.
The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday (Oct. 17) approved an ordinance to amend Schedule 1-A of Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to enable increase in the stamp duty rates.
Under fire for its controversial notification regarding Chandigarh cadre, the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) today put the September 25 notification under abeyance.
The Uttar Pradesh police has come out with a that the life of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) patron and former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal is under threat.
The Aam Aadmi Party this evening announced to form a five member co-ordination committee to sort out differences with rebel MPs, MLAs.
A students body SATH organised a demonstration at Punjab University Students Centre demanding reunion of Chandigarh with the state of Punjab.
Aam Aadmi Party MLA H S Phoolka has announced that he will submit his resignation to the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Speaker on Friday (Oct. 12) in protest against the failure of the Congress government to arrest former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini and former CM Parkash Singh Badal in sacrilege and Behbal Kalan police firing case.
Former Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini had approached the Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday seeking High Court's intervention to the investigation Behbal Kalan firing case be handed over to CBI or any other agency not belonging to the Punjab state.
The Court of Judicial Magistrate Sumit Sabharwal on Tuesday (Oct. 9) recorded the statement of a complainant in a criminal case filed against former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and former Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal.
Punjab’s former Director-General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini has reportedly moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's report.
Two months back the Congress party leaders, particularly the Sikh faces were presenting themselves as claimers of the Sikh political ground by presenting Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s report in the state assembly.
Hindutva fountainhead head leader Mohan Bhagwat arrived in Punjab yesterday on a three day visit. Media reports have quoted RSS Punjab chief Brij Bhushan Singh Bedi saying that it was a routine visit and 'detailed itinerary hasn’t been chalked out as yet'.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)'s Delhi unit president Manjit Singh GK has reportedly 'quit the charge' as Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president.
Countering the claims of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal that his party represents the Panth, the Dal Khalsa said the Akali Dal represents only a section of voters of Punjab and certainly not the Panth. The days of SAD being synonymous with Panth are long over.
The last Sunday (October 7) was a day of political rallies in Punjab with two major political rivals holding rallies in the home constituencies of leaders of the opponent party.
Terming he shoe hurling incident in which shoes were hurled on Sukhbir Badal's security cavalcade as a serious attack, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has demanded CBI investigation in this regard.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Thursday (Oct. 4) announced to prepone its hunger strike programme to October 6.
A deputation of Punjab Manch led by Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi, Member Parliament on Thursday (Oct. 4) met the Governor of Punjab Shri V.P. Singh Badnore and submitted a memorandum in the name of the President of India regarding Chandigarh as the capital of Punjab.
The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has condemned Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for asking Sikhs of Dachar village near Asandh in Karnal district to remove portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the village Gurdwara Sahib.Next Page »