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Article 370: Punjab bans any kind of celebrations or protests

After the Centre on Monday revoked Article 370 which granted special status to Jammu and Kashmir, the government in Punjab prohibited any kind of celebrations or protests that could vitiate the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Milind Deora pitches Jyotiraditya Scindia, Sachin Pilot for top party post

Deora says he agrees with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh who last month said only a young leader should replace Rahul Gandhi as the Congress president
DNA - Published

HS Phoolka writes to Punjab Speaker, urges to accept resignation

Senior advocate HS Phoolka sent a letter to Punjab Speaker Rana KP Singh on Sunday urging him to accept his resignation as a member of the State Legislative Assembly so that by-election in Dakha..
DNA - Published

Pakistani arrested near Indo-Pak border in Punjab's Ferozepur


IndiaTimes - Published

Amarinder Singh dubs Harsimrat Kaur Badal 'habitual liar' over Jallianwala Bagh massacre remark

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Friday termed Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal a "habitual liar" over her remarks that one of his close relatives had lauded the role of General Dyer in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Plant 10 trees to 'grow' gun licences in Ferozepur

Guns & Poses: District commissioner in Punjab demands selfies with saplings
DNA - Published

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh rejects CBI closure report on Bargari sacrilege case, demands reopening of probe

Amarinder Singh said that the case should be reopened for further investigation as failure to do so would cause serious 'law and order situation' in Punjab.
DNA - Published

Priyanka Gandhi perfect choice for Congress president post: Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday said Priyanka Gandhi Vadra would get "all-round support" if she's made Congress president. "Priyanka will be the perfect choice to take over the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Lack of clarity at top hurting Congress, polls to key posts will legitimise leadership: Shashi Tharoor

Tharoor backed Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's assessment that a young leader would be more suitable to lead the Congress at this juncture.
DNA - Published

Punjab government starts Operation Clean to end drug issue

A team of police officers has been formed to seize drugs in several parts of Ferozepur, Gurdaspur, Mansa, and Amritsar.
DNA - Published

National Investigation Agency probes narco terror case in Punjab

Customs officers and state police work in tandem with probing agency to curb cross-border drug trafficking
DNA - Published

High Court bans loudspeakers in public in Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh

Loud and Clear: Court issues a slew of strict guidelines to curb noise pollution and celebratory firing
DNA - Published

Heavy rains likely in Delhi, Punjab, Haryana today, predicts IMD

Heavy rainfall in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Delhi and West Uttar Pradesh predicted today.
DNA - Published

Whose Chandigarh is it anyway? Punjab and Haryana HC calls for evidence to answer 'capital' question

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday asked the two states to provide a document or a notification to establish that Chandigarh is their capital.
DNA - Published

Furnish document to show Chandigarh is common capital: HC to Punjab and Haryana

The high court here has asked Punjab and Haryana to furnish documents to establish that Chandigarh is their common capital. The court called for the advocate generals of the two states to come up with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab: Accused in biggest heroin haul dies in police custody

Gurpinder Singh, who was arrested in a raid by the Customs department at the Attari border on June 30, was reportedly sick for some time in an Amritsar jail
DNA - Published

Navjot Singh Sidhu out of Punjab govt as Chief Minister, Governor accept resignation

Capt Amarinder to handle Power portfolio, which Sidhu had refused to take up
DNA - Published

Sidhu's next move unclear; Cong leaders hope he will remain with party

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's acceptance of Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation from state cabinet has raised a question about the cricketer-turned-politician's future in the Congress, though..
DNA - Published

'Selfish Sidhu worst minister in Punjab's history': BJP says Sidhu's political career is over after he quits cabinet

The acceptance of Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation as Punjab cabinet minister is the end of his political career, the Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.
DNA - Published

Any officer unhappy with IPS officer Sidhu as anti-drug STF chief can leave Punjab: Amarinder Singh

Amid reports indicating resentment over reappointment of senior IPS officer Harpreet Singh Sidhu as anti-drug STF chief, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh Saturday said any police official unhappy..
DNA - Published

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh accepts Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation

An official spokesperson from Punjab CM's office confirmed on Saturday that Captain Amarinder Singh accepted Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation and forwarded it to governor VP Singh Badnore. Sidhu, who..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks, but Indian official skeptical

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief..
Reuters - Published

Government medical colleges are 'selling' seats now

Some state governments have joined the bandwagon of commercializing medical education in the name of making their colleges self-financed. So, 3%-15% seats are set aside for NRIs and some even have..
IndiaTimes - Published

'I don’t even have a power minister,' quips Captain Amarinder Singh, when asked about atomic energy units in Punjab


IndiaTimes - Published

Will decide on Sidhu's resignation tomorrow: Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said he will decide on Navjot Singh Sidhu's resignation on Wednesday after going through the contents of the letter. The CM said he has some meetings lined up in..
IndiaTimes - Published

Heavy rainfall likely in Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana

Thunderstorm accompanied by lightning at isolated places very likely over Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) also said.
DNA - Published

Finally, it rains in Delhi but still 61.5% less in July

"The monsoon trough has shifted slightly southwards from the foothills of the Himalayas. Now, it runs from Punjab, Haryana, west Uttar Pradesh...all the way up to Nagaland," Kuldeep Srivastava, senior..
DNA - Published

There must be discipline, Sidhu can't refuse portfolio: Amarinder Singh

Navjot Singh Sidhu cannot pick and choose ministries as generals cannot refuse work given to them, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday speaking about the resignation row hitting his..
IndiaTimes - Published

ED revives investigation into UPA-era Embraer deal

Last week, in the Embraer case, the ED attached Rs 15 crore of assets in Sangrur, the constituency once represented by Khanna’s son in the Punjab assembly. Investigators are zeroing in on Khanna’s..
IndiaTimes - Published

Navjot Singh Sidhu quitting Punjab cabinet a drama: Ministers


IndiaTimes - Published

Oh, to be BJP right now with Congress imploding all around: Omar Abdullah on Sidhu's resignation from Punjab cabinet

Sidhu took to Twitter on Sunday, making public his resignation letter dated June 10 addressed to Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
DNA - Published

Not my Captain: Sidhu snubs Amarinder, resigns from Punjab cabinet

In his tweet, Sidhu has addressed Rahul Gandhi as Congress President, who recently has resigned from the post.
DNA - Published

Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab minister

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as Punjab minister. Last month, after the cabinet reshuffle, Sidhu was assigned the portfolio of new and renewable energy. ​The Congress leader posted..
IndiaTimes - Published

Patiala MP Preneet Kaur faints during cleanup campaign

The Congress MP and wife of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh collapsed as she arrived to flag off the Swachhta Shramdan drive to clean up plastic. The 75-year-old, later, on her Facebook page said..
IndiaTimes - Published

Amarinder Singh bats for ‘young blood’, but Congress still in fix over leadership

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh Thursday said a young leader should take the Congress reins from Rahul Gandhi while urging the party to empower its regional leaders, saying it did well in 2017..
IndiaTimes - Published

Centre bans pro-Khalistani Sikh group

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh hailed the government's decision
DNA - Published

Centre bans pro-Khalistan SFJ under anti-terror law

The US-based secessionist outfit with the primary objective of establishing an independent and sovereign country has its top leadership based in US, UK and Canada, with just 8-10 active members and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh hails Centre's decision to ban Sikhs for Justice

“Though the outfit (Sikh for Justice) deserved to be treated as a terrorist organisation, the govt of India had at least taken a long-overdue stand against SFJ, which had unleashed a wave of terror..
IndiaTimes - Published

Indian Pharmaceutical Association wants better security for drug control officers

IPA's call comes against the backdrop of killing of drugs inspector and zonal licensing authority in Punjab and attack on drug controller in Bihar.
DNA - Published

Rain brings relief from scorching heat in northern India

Heavy rains lashed parts of northern India on Tuesday, with two district of Uttarakhand receiving the maximum of 222 mm of rainfall. Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh also received..
IndiaTimes - Published

Green Tribunal asks Punjab, Haryana, UP how they intend to tackle crop burning pollution this year

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel asked the three states to file progress reports indicating the "strategies and proposed action plan" to tackle the problem.
DNA - Published

Navjot Singh Sidhu drawing salary, enjoying perks, despite being absent: BJP writes to Punjab governor, seeks intervention


IndiaTimes - Published

Punjab’s runaway NRI grooms lose passports


IndiaTimes - Published

Who after Rahul Gandhi? Call for 'gen-next' leader to head Congress grows louder

The young brigade's preference for youth over experience got a boost when Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday asserted that a young person should be chosen as Gandhi's successor.
DNA - Published

MPs from Congress, SP give Zero Hour notices in Rajya Sabha

Congress MP from Assam Ripun Bora and lawmaker from Rajya Sabha Pratap Singh Bajwa gave Zero Hour Notice in the Upper House of the Parliament over privatisation of 64 oil fields and narco-terrorism in..
IndiaTimes - Published

BJP aspires to get near 28 lakh membership mark in Punjab


IndiaTimes - Published

Above normal temperatures persist in Haryana, Punjab

Chandigarh, the common capital of the two states, recorded a maximum of 39.8 degrees Celsius, up three notches against normal limits, a Meteorological Department report said here.
DNA - Published

Amarinder Singh meets Gadkari, seeks early clearance of ring roads around Punjab cities

Gadkari assured Singh that all Punjab-related issues pending with his ministries would be looked into and addressed at the earliest.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Centre drafting strategy to tackle drug trade in Punjab and J&K: Shah tells Capt


IndiaTimes - Published

Samant Kumar Goel appointed new RAW chief: All you need to know about strategist of Balakot air strikes

Goel, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Punjab cadre, is at present the Special Secretary in the RAW and will succeed Anil K Dhasmana on completion of his tenure Saturday.
DNA - Published

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