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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.

Threat of Floods in Punjab as Rainfall Continues; Flood Gates of Sukhna Lake Opened

In wake of constant rainfall in Punjab and catchment areas of Punjab rivers in Himachal Pradesh the situation in Punjab is alarming as the water level in rivers and dams is nearing the maximum permissible limit.

Punjab Govt. and SAD (Badal) Engages in Legal Battle Over Faridkot Rally

Punjab government and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) are engaged in legal battle over SAD (B)'s political rally in Faridkot.

Punjab Govt. Denies Permission for SAD (Badal) Phol Khol Rally in Faridkot

Punjab government today denied permission to Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) to hold its' "pol khol" rally in Faridkot on September 16.

Behbal Kalan Firing Accused Ex-SSP Charanjit Sharma Files Challenges Report of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission in High Court

Former SSP Charanjit Sharma and two others have filed a petition in Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s report.

Punjab Government Constitutes Five Member SIT for Beadbi and Firing Cases

Punjab Government constitutes a Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising five officers under Director Bureau of Investigation Prabodh Kumar to investigate the criminal cases/FIRs related to sacrilege incidents and to ensure further legal action at the earliest.

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