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Punjab Govt. Signs MoU To Allot 100 Acres To Hero Cycles in Ludhiana Cycle Valley

The Punjab Government on Friday (January 18) signed an agreement for alloting 100 acres of land to Hero Cycles Ltd. in the upcoming Hi-Tech Cycle Valley in Village Dhanansu, for the development of a state-of-the-art Industrial Park within the Cycle Valley.

Vijay Sampla Creating Hurdles for Sikhs on Kartarpur Corridor: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accused Indian Minister and former Punjab State BJP President Vijay Sampla for "trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and darshan at the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara".

Punjab Government Transferred 2 IAS Officers

The Punjab Government yesterday issued Transfer/ Posting order of 2 IAS officers with immediate effect.

SAM Teachers to Stir Up Protest As Punjab Government Sacks Five Leaders

The Education Department of Punjab government yesterday (Jan. 15) terminated the services of five leaders of the Sanjha Adhyapak Morcha for participating in a protest last year.

Amarinder Singh Led Punjab Government Insensitive to Traders’ Concerns: alleges Aam Aadmi Party

Trade and Industry unit wing of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday (Jan. 12) flayed Amarinder Singh led Congress government for being insensitive to the problems of a vast majority of industrialist and traders in the state.

Amarinder Singh Govt. Protecting Bargari and Behbal Kalan Culprits: Justice (Retd.) Zora Singh

Former judge and the chairman of the one-man commission constituted by then SAD (Badal)-BJP government in Punjab, Justice (Retd.) Zora Singh has accused Amarinder Singh led Punjab government of protecting the culprits of Beadbi incidents at Bargari; as well as cops who killed two Sikhs at Behbal Kalan.

Man who cleaned Rajiv Gandhi Statue with Dastar Apologises to the Sikh Sangat

A Congress party worker who had cleaned Rajiv Gandhi's statue with Dastar/Turban is now apologised to the Sikh sangat.

Punjab Government to Fill 1.2 Lakh Govt. Job Vacancies in Phased Manner

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday directed filling up of the 1.2 lakh vacant posts in various government departments in a phased but focused manner, addressing the critical requirements of departments of Health, Education and Medical Education & Research in the first phase, reads a statement issued by Punjab CMO today.

Panchayat Polls Witness Violence in Ferozepur; One Dead

A poll violence related incident in a Ferozepur village took the life of a man today. Notably, polling for village Panchyats is being held in the state today.

AAP Accuses Punjab Govt. of Devastating Govt. Employees from Their “Right to Vote”; Seeks Elections Commission’s Interference

Accusing Capt. Amarinder Singh led Congress govt. of divesting Govt employees from their Constitutional 'Right to vote' , the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday demanded from the State Election commission to ensure that the govt. employees must be given the opportunity to avail their right to vote in the Panchayat Election scheduled for 30th December.

Hello Captain, Your Slip is Glaringly Evident [OP-ED]

When the chief minister of a state uses the editorial columns of a newspaper to vent his imagined fears and political chauvinism, it is necessary to take notice and respond. The December 19 opinion piece in The Tribune, “General, your slip is showing” by Captain Amarinder Singh is a parochial attempt to be more loyal than the king.

Defending 1984 Sikh Genocide Perpetrators, CM Amarinder Singh Says Gandhi Family is “Innocent”

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has once again attempted to shield his political masters in relation to 1984 Sikh genocide. In a written statement issued today (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), Capt. Amarinder Singh has said that Gandhi family was innocent and in 1984 Sikh genocide (Amarinder Singh used term "1984 riot") in which only a few individual Congress leaders were involved without any support, covert or overt, by the party leadership.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh Defends Sikh Genocide 1984 Suspect Kamal Nath

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has defended 1984 Sikh Genocide suspect Kamal Nath once again. In a written statement issued on December 14 (copy with SSN) Congress CM in Punjab says that reference to Kamal Nath in Nanawati Commission report was not a proof of his involvement in "1984 riots".

Hindutva Outfits to Give Hindu Rattan Award to CM Amarinder Singh for Opposing Kartarpur Shaib Corridor

Hindutva outfits named Hindu Takht and Anti-Terrorist Front have announced to give Hindu Rattan Award to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder Singh.

Amrinder Singh A New Pawn in the Hands of Delhi : Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa said Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh has become a new pawn in the hands of Hindutva masters, who wants him to be used in the India's larger game plan to scuttle the Kartarpur corridor project and create fissures among the Sikhs.

Punjab Cabinet Clears Enhancement of Parole Term for Good Conduct Prisoners; No Decision on Sikh Political Prisoners Issue

The Punjab cabinet has announced to enhance the regular parole given to the prisoners with good conduct from the existing 3 weeks to 4 weeks, and total parole from 12 weeks to 16 weeks during a calendar year.

Punjab Cabinet Approves Compensation of Rs. 60 Lac to Sikhs Against Damage to Properties in Shillong Clashes

The Punjab Cabinet led by CM Amarinder Singh today approved relaxation in instructions of the Relief and Resettlement Department for providing Rs. 60 lacs as compensation to the Sikh community against damage caused to their properties during violence in Shillong.

Punjab Govt. Clears Release of Sikh Political Prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha

As per documents accessed by the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Punjab government has cleared premature release of Sikh political prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha.

Punjab Farmers End Agitation on Govt. Assurance; CM Forges Settlement With Private Sugar Mill Owners

The Punjab government on Wednesday (Dec. 5) said that it has decided to pay Rs.25 per quintal directly to the sugarcane farmers, while also announcing immediate release of Rs.65 crores towards the interest on loans taken by private sugar mill owners to clear pending dues of farmers.

6th Session of 15th Punjab Vidhan Sabha From December 13

Punjab Vidhan Sabha Secretary Shashi Lakhanpal Mishra said that the Governor of Punjab has summoned the session on Thursday, the 13th December, 2018 at 2:00 pm in the Punjab Vidhan Sabha Hall, Vidhan Bhavan, Chandigarh.

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