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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.

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.

Punjab Government Announces Paid holiday on December 7 for Rajasthan Voters

The Punjab government has declared December 7, 2018 as paid holiday for Rajasthan voters, who are working in factories situated in Punjab so that they can exercise their franchise in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha polls.

Punjab: Two IAS Officers Get Additional Charge

Punjab Government on Monday (Dec. 2) gave additional charge of Secretary, Technical Education & Industrial Training and Secretary, Employment Generation & Training to Gurkirat Kirpal Singh, IAS, Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister, Punjab, during the Election duty of D.K. Tiwari, IAS.

Welcoming Kartarpur Corridor Move, East Punjab Cabinet Resolves to Set Up Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority

The Punjab Council of Ministers, under the chairmanship of East Punjab CM Amarinder Singh, on Monday (Nov. 3) passed a special resolution to set up a Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority for the development and beautification of the area in and around Dera Baba Nanak ahead of the 550th Prakash Gurpurb of Sri Guru Nanak Ji.

Like Badals, CM Amarinder Singh Playing in Hands of Private Sugar Mills Owners

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has criticised the move of private sugar mills denying to pay Rs. 310 per quintal for sugarcane growers as advised by state advisory committee.

Sikh Body Questions Police Theory After Visiting Families of Alleged Accused

The claims of Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh solving the case of the Nirankari Bomb blast in less than 72 hours and the statements of families and villagers of the alleged accused countering & contesting CM’s claims had raised huge doubts which prompted the Dal Khalsa leadership to visit the families of Bikramjit Singh in village Dhariwal and Avtar Singh in Chak Mishri Khan.

Punjab CM Authorises SSPs & DCs to Book Organisers if Dharnas Go Violent; Safeguards Against Misuse of Authority Missing

Heads of political parties could face criminal action in case a protest by their party turns violent. These are part of the new guidelines for Deputy Commissioners and SSPs in Punjab for giving permission for a function or protests and to take action in case something goes wrong. Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had asked Home Secretary NS Kalsi to prepare detailed guidelines in the wake of the Amritsar train tragedy.

Punjab CM Orders Inquiry into Stripping of Girls in Fazilka School

Taking serious note of the alleged stripping of girls after the discovery of a sanitary pad in a toilet, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered the transfer of two teachers of a Fazilka government school pending inquiry.

Tragedy: More Than 50 People Killed in Amritsar as Trains Mow Down Dushehra Watchers

More than fifty people were killed in Amritsar today as a train mow down crowd that was watching Dushehra. 

List of 17 Items on Which Punjab Government has Doubled the Stamp Duty

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.

Punjab Cabinet Approves Increase on Stamp Duty; Hike to Double the Duty on 17 Items

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.

AAP MLA H S Phoolka to Quit Today to Protest Against Govt. Inaction in Beadbi Cases

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.

After Charanjit Sharma, Now Sumedh Saini Moves High Court Against Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s Report

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.

Punjab Government Transfers 4 IAS and 1 PCS Officers

The Punjab Government on Friday (Oct. 5) transferred 4 IAS and 1 PCS officer with immediate effect.

Punjab Govt. To Regularise 8886 Teachers Recruited Under SSA, RMSA, Besides Adarsh & Model Schools

The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday gave the go-ahead to the regularisation of the services of 8886 teachers recruited under Sarv Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA), as well Adarsh and Model Schools.

Centre’s Notification Negates Punjab Claim on Chandigarh

A notification regarding recruitment of government employees in Chandigarh tends to negate Punjab's claim over its capital city.

Punjab CM Surveys Flood Affected Areas of Tarn Taran and Kapurthala

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday (Sept. 26) surveyed the flood-affected areas of Tarn Taran and Kapurthala districts.

Floods Threat: All School, Colleges in Punjab Closed for September 25

Taking precautionary measure in wake of looming floods threat in Punjab, the state government has announced to close all schools, colleges and other educational institutions in Punjab on September 25.

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